This walking tour provides a mind relaxing experience in Kobe, which will satisfy your soul, tongue and eyes. Enjoy beautiful nature with Nunobiki falls, soak yourself in “gold” and “silver” waters in Arima Hot Spring, get a taste of delicious Kobe beef delivered through entertaining performance. Last but not least, get impressed by the “ten million dollar night view”.
Feel free to personalize this offer with Aimu.
This tour is perfect for those who want to escape from stressful daily life. The suggested spots are described below.
1) Nunobiki Falls: one of Japan's best 100 waterfalls and considered one of the three "divine falls"
2) Arima Hot Spring: considered one of the oldest hot spring in Japan and offers gold and silver water
3) Kobe Beef Teppanyaki: the most famous beef in Japan fried on a large hot plate and delivered through an entertaining performance
4) Venus Bridge: one of the most famous observation deck in Kobe known for "ten million dollars night view"
Personalized guided walking tour through the chosen spots in Kobe, Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Sannomiya/Arima/Motomachi area, Consultation about your itinerary prior to your arrival (You may ask anything about your stay in Japan, not only in Kobe), Tips for your stay in Japan prior to your arrival, Pictures taken during the tour which will be shared after the tour
Food and drink (Kobe steak course costs approx. 16,000 yen per person), Transportation fees (approx. 1400 yen per person), Tickets to any attractions (Arima hot spring costs around 550 - 2500 yen per person)
・You have to pay for lunch, transportation and tickets to any attractions for
your guide during the tour.
・The itinerary is merely a suggestion. Upon your request, it may be changed
and tailored to your interests.
・You may choose to start and end the tour at any location including airport and your hotel. However, I may charge you for the transportation depending on the location.
・Maximum group size is 6 people. This is to ensure the quality of the tour. However, this does not apply to small kids or babies. You can take small kids or babies with you without any extra charge even if the group will be bigger than 6 people.
・Bring enough cash with you because Japan is still cash-oriented.
・You do not have to order a Kobe beef for the tour guide as the price is high. The guide will have the cheapest option available at the restaurant or simply eat somewhere else.
・Guests with tattoos might be denied entry into some hot spring. If your tattoo can be covered with a tape, I suggest you to bring the tape with you. If your tattoo is too large to cover with a tape, please tell me in advance so that I can make sure that the hot spring we visit allows tattoo.
・Bring a towel with you to avoid renting/buying it at the hot springs unless you want one as a souvenir.
Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email
After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.
Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.
No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.
Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
-she was punctual -she has a good attitude -prior to my trip she helped me think through what options I had available. She spent considerable time in helping me plan my visit so that the days were structured around my particular interest which was photography. -she pointed out ways I could save money by doing things a certain way. -booked us a tea ceremony so i could photograph a Maiko. Excellent intro to the world of Maiko's and Geisha's.
I’m very grateful for your kind words. Thank you very much for a memorable day and all the experiences you’ve given me. However, I cannot stop giggling because you still don’t remember where you’ve been. Keep in mind that you visited Japan not China when you talk about the trip to your friends :D hehe Hope to see you again one day and take care until then ;)
Enjoyed a brief 4 hour tour. with Aimu. Thank you Aimu for sharing your knowledge about the city. It felt more like a visit with an old school friend, than a pure formally guided tour. Really appreciated your flexibility within the framework of the agreed itinerary. Highly recommended.
Hi Moabi, Thank you for your kind words :) It was such a fun and relax afternoon with a great talk and pizza. Hope to see you again in the future!
We were visiting Osaka for extremely brief duration with our 2 young children (3 and 6 year-old). Aimu was godsend in getting us a scoop of best of Osaka through its food and markets. She is very informative, great conversationalist, easygoing and patient. We felt as if we knew her for ages and she walked us around with patience and grace. We highly recommend her to anyone who is considering visiting Osaka.
Thank you very much for your kind words! It was such a nice trip with you two and your beautiful kids. I hope they enjoyed Japan despite of some weird food they disliked :P I hope to see you all again one day!
We arranged a day trip to Kyoto with Aimu as our tour guide. The whole process from booking to choosing our tour guide was seamless. Aimu communicated with us our options, estimated costs, etc. On the day of our tour Aimu arrived at the hotel before the 9AM meet up time giving us a chance for a meet and greet with the whole party. Navigating through the various sites that she brought us, we experienced commuting via the train/subway and bus. Aimu was there to guide us along the way also explaining the history of each of the sites we visited. She speaks very good English. During some lull time (waiting for our rides or during our rides) we liked discussing various topics with her - such us worldwide and local politics, etc. She was very knowledgeable and respectful of our views as well. We ... read more
Hi Vivian, Thank you very much! I had a great time guiding you all! I appreciate the nice discussion we had too :) hope to see you all again in LA or Philippines!
Aimu, is an absolutely incredible person!!! From knowing the history of all the spots we visited to recommending awesome souvenir shops and restaurants, she excelled at every question we asked. Her inclusive world-view and personality made for great conversations and a grounded lady we are both honored to call a friend. We cannot wait to come back and tour with Aimu!!! If you are looking for a fun, relaxed, peaceful and customized tour around Japan, look no further and BOOK AIMU NOW!!
Thank you very much for your kind words :) I hope to see you again in Miami! And when you are back with your partner, you are welcome to contact me :D