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Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port

Kobe Shore Excursion Tour

8 hours

Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port

Discover Kobe on a shore excursion with a local to reveal the highlights and the hidden gems.

  • From 97.03 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 8 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, Danish, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish)

What you'll do

Make the most of your time in Kobe, with a local insider leading the way and revealing its secrets! As one of the first ports to open to foreigners, Kobe has a uniquely international feel that’s unlike anywhere else in Japan. There’s nowhere better to begin than Kobe Port Town, the city’s cultural hub that’s known for its history, great nightlife and the iconic, twisting Port Tower. You could discover Chinatown, barbecue your own Kobe beef, or pray for love at the Ikuta Shrine. But it’s not just a cosmopolitan vibe that the city is renowned for; you could explore the Mt Rokko mountains to hike pristine forest trails, soak in the famous hot springs or even take the Rokko Cable car to the summit for views all the way to Osaka! 

Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port
Cruise stop-over: explore the city from Kobe port

Where you’ll go

From Kobe port, your host will lead the way, perhaps first to Nankinmachi, Kobe’s Chinatown, a historic quarter of the city near the port where you can feast on delicious Chinese dishes and peruse the busy, red-hued shopping streets. Explore neighboring Sannomiya, the centre of Kobe’s youth culture, or if it’s entertainment you’re looking for, head a little more inland to retro Shinkaichi. With locally loved cafes and quirky shopping areas, it’s a colorful area with a lot of history, full of eccentric shops dedicated to all things otaku culture. Or, to discover Kobe’s natural beauty and onsen (hot springs), visit stunning Arima, a region nestled in the folds of Mt Rokko that’s famous for its rejuvenating gold and silver onsen water.

    • On a private and personalized shore excursion in Kobe, explore the city and make the most of your time
    • Your host, a local insider, will show you the city’s top sights and famous landmarks
    • Discover Kobe’s international culture, unique cosmopolitan atmosphere and natural beauty
    • Eat and drink in tiny eateries and hidden izakaya bars with only locals!
    • Try the cuisine that Kobe is famous for, from Kobe beef to mapo tofu, a spicy, Chinese-Japanese dish
    • Discover Kobe secret spots and hidden gems that you won’t find in a guidebook!
    • Don’t worry, we’ll make sure you get back well on time… for your peace of mind….
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • 100% private and personalized itinerary
    • 8 hours with a host (including travel time) - this can be customized, just get in touch to let us know how long you will be docking for.
    • Kobe Machimeguri 1day pass ( Including Free pass for unlimited travel on trains-excluding JR lines. Bonus Kobe City Fun Pass coupon valued at 700JPY towards admission to approximately 50 sightseeing location. Discount for city loop bus )
    • Walking and public transport experience (If required private taxi options. Additional cost will be applied)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs (other than the ones included in the experience)
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Kobe Port or a central location

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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How it works

  • 1
    Tell us about you! Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    Tell us about you!
  • 2
    We introduce you to your perfect local Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!
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