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KOBE city tour covering popular spots

8 hours
up to 4 people
English ( License ), French ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)

Kobe is an international port city , which was one of the firstly-opened ports in Japan for overseas trade after over 200 years of Japan`s closed-door policy. As a gateway to foreign countries , a varieties of cultures from many countries have been introduced to Kobe. Here , we have rich in nature such as blue marine and green mountain. Let`s take a visit to Kobe with Kobe resident guide !


Feel free to personalize this offer with ISAO.

  • Meriken Park (Kobe`s symbolic port area and enjoy beautiful sea view)
  • Foreigners residential district (visit 2 famous sites , weathercock house & light green house)
  • Herb Gardens (go up to 400m height of mountain by ropeway and enjoy colorful flowers and fragrant herbs Don`t miss panoramic view also )
  • China town (one of Japan`s 3 major chinatowns and feel international atomospher)
  • Former foreign settlements area (feel our Japan`s modernization with several archtechtural heritages )
  • Ikuta Shrine (Shinto Shrine located in mid of downtown)

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What to Expect

This tour covers popular spots in Kobe city. If you join this tour , you visit major touristic sites in Kobe. Of course , we can adjust several places as your request. I can take you the places in Kobe as you like. In case you do not have enough time to stay in Kobe and can open just one day here , this tour will be suitable.

Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Kobe , JR San-nomiya station , JR shin-kobe station , or other if required
Ending Point At your hotel in Kobe , JR San-nomiya station , JR Shin-kobe station , or other if required

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee , hotel pick-up fee in Kobe area , transportation fee , admission fee for weathercock house , admission fee for lightgreen house , admission fee for herb garden with ropeway.

What‘s not included

lunch/meal fee.


Transportation fee , lunch/meal fee , admission fee are not included.
※ admission fee : Kobe port tower 700 yen , weathercock house 500 yen , Kobe herb gardens (including ropeway) 1,400 yen

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

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

Starting and ending points of the tour.

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.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

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.

Can I add more people to my booking?

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.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

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.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

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.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 1 )
5.0 (1) Reviews
Very Good
Sudhir Sudhir Japan ( Family )
3 months ago

“ Awesome experience ”

It's a blessing to have a guide like ISAO and we are very lucky to have him with us. Not only he , the weather and waterfall with full of noise made our day. An excellent guide having full knowledge of history and culture of Japan.  Kudoos to ISAO


Hi , Sudhir-san It was really , really very nice hiking yesterday. So many kinds of flowers and really amazing waterfalls ! I am also very happy if you and your family enjoyed in Kobe`s nature. I wish , have a nice trip continuously ! Arigatou Gozaimasu ! Best Regards, Maruyama

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