|Meeting Point||at your hotel|
|Ending Point||at your hotel|
|Departure||09:00 AM ( recommended ) Flexible|
|Tour Type||Private Tour ( only for you )|
|Number of people||1 ~ 30|
You can enjoy the Arima Hot Spring resorts, Mt.Rokko, and Sake Tasting on this tour.
Arima onsen is one of the three oldest hot-spring resorts in Japan along with Dogo Onsen in Ehime Prefecture and Shirahama Onsen in Wakayama Prefecture. In the 16th century, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the warlord who unified Japan for the first time in 1590, ordered the Arima Onsen repaired for his personal use.
It is well-known for Kinsen, or the "Gold Spring" and Ginsen, or the "Silver Spring." Arima is located some 360 meters above sea level, on the northern foot of Mt.Rokko in Kobe.
You can enjoy traveling in the air from Arima Onsen Station to Rokko Sancho Station using the Rokko Ropeway. After having lunch at Rokko Garden Terrace, you can look upon a panoramic view of Kobe Bay, Osaka Bay and Wakayama from Tenrandai Observation Platform. We'll go back down from Rokko Sanjyo Station to Rokko Shita Station using the Rokko Cable Car.
In the afternoon, you can enjoy Japanese sake at the Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum. After you appreciate a short video about how to sake is made, you can enjoy some sake sample tasting. You can also enjoy shopping at Sannomiya Center Shopping street or the department stores at Sannomiya, the central part of Kobe. After walking around Kobe Port, I would like to take you to Nankinmachi, or China Town. You can take a look around at the nearby shops, which sell a variety of things such as buta-man (steamed pork buns), ramen (Chinese-style wheat noodles), etc.
Why don't you come join my tour? It'll be lots of fun!
|extra person ( more than 30 people ).||4.50 USD|
|extra hour.||9.00 USD|
Hideo is a great guide. His English is good and he knows the site and sites well. He also moves quickly so you get to see a lot. Using trains and buses you also get a feel for the city. We walked about 10 mines during the day but with the stops etc. it did not feel difficult. I was very pleased with Hideo.
We love Mr Hideo so much. We are family of 12 and he was able to managed us very well with his prepared tour itinerary. He picked us up from our apartment and guide us all the way through the scenic spots using local trains. Highly recommended! Thank you so much Mr Hideo :)
We had two separate tours with Hideo. One for a full day to Osaka and another to Hiroshima. Hideo is very thorough in his planning and well-organized. He plans everything in detail but at the same time is very flexible according to our interests. He gave us good advice and ideas while proposing the itinerary. He is punctual and knows the cities well. He is also humble and patient and very hardworking. Thank you Hideo for bringing us around!
Hideo is a pleasant man, very knowledgeable as you would expect of a private tour guide, and ultimately made our Kyoto stay every memorable. We had a great time visiting the must see places as we only spent 3 days 2 nights there, so we decided to make the most of the with Hideo. We'll be back to Japan again and we'll be sure to book with Hideo once more!
We spent 5 enjoyable days with Hideo in Osaka and Kyoto. He was well organised, puntual, patient and flexible with our plans. He was particularly kind to assist us in any way we required, and was a pleasure to get to know during our stay in these two cities. A big thank you, again!
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