1-Day Kobe Highlights Tour w/ Sake Tasting & Kobe Beef

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Experience Details
Experience Location
7 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 6 guests
Experience Kobe’s best on this walking tour! Glide up a ropeway, visit a herb garden, explore a carpentry museum, enjoy a Kobe beef lunch, slow down at a shrine, & sample sake at a distillery.
Enjoy panoramic views of Kobe’s skyline from the Nunobiki Ropeway
Relax at the Nunobiki Herb Garden
Explore the Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum
Feast on a mouthwatering Kobe beef lunch
Try sake at the Hakutsuru Sake Brewery & Museum
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Explore the best of Kobe on this full-day guided walking tour! Over the course of seven hours, you’ll glide up a scenic ropeway, visit a charming herb garden, explore a carpentry tools museum, enjoy a Kobe beef lunch, slow down at a sacred shrine, and end the day sampling sake at a distillery. Cradled between the Rokko Mountains and the scenic shores of Osaka Bay, Kobe boasts a picturesque setting that has earned it the nickname "The City of Mountains and Sea”. From the stunning natural landmarks and vistas to the vibrant shopping streets and street food stretches you’ll see the best of it all with your trusty guide by your side! Leading the way is a team of licensed, dedicated guides with a deep passion for and knowledge of Kobe. Having launched their operation in 2015, this group of guides come from all walks of life but share a common love for Japan. Here's the lowdown on your day in Kobe: Nunobiki Ropeway: Glide up the ropeway from the Herb Garden Sanroku Station. Gaze out from the glass cable car at the stunning Nunobiki Falls below and the distant Kobe Port. Nunobiki Herb Garden: Japan's herb haven boasts 75,000 herbs and 200 flower species. Marvel at Kobe City's vista from the observation plaza, terrace, and Kaze no Oka Square. Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum: After herbs, it's time for history. Stroll from Shin-Kobe Station to this one-of-a-kind museum. Touch, see, and appreciate the rare carpentry tools preserving Japan's heritage. Lunch Time: Savor world-renowned Kobe beef. We'll guide you to a restaurant near Sannomiya Station or try veggie options if that's your preference. Ikuta Shrine: Explore Kobe's beloved shrine, where love blossoms. Couples tie the knot here, and mystical waters foretell the future. Hakutsuru Sake Brewery: Wrap up the day with a taste of Japan's finest sake at Hakutsuru Sake Brewery. Learn the secrets of sake-making and relish the flavors in a sake tasting.
English-speaking guide
Transportation: Hotel pick-up and drop-off (limited to Kobe City Central or Kobe Port), Taxi (from Shin-Kobe to Sannomiya Station), Train (Sannomiya to Sumiyoshi Station)
Admission fee/tickets: Nunobiki Ropeway (round trip), Nunobiki Herb Garden, Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum
Please send your host the name and address of the hotel upon booking
Food/drinks: Kobe beef lunch, sake tasting session
Foods and drinks other than lunch
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Hotel pick up and drop off (limited to Kobe City Central and/or Kobe Port). Please send your host the name and address of the hotel upon booking.
Please note that this is a full-day (approximately 7 hours) tour; comfortable walking shoes are a must
Hotel and Kobe port pick-up/drop-off (Kobe central) service is available (convenient for city central guests and cruise ship visitors)
Please send your host the name and address of the hotel upon booking
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Hyōgo is home to the best beef in the world, Kobe beef, and that’s not all. From vast natural parks to one of the oldest and biggest castles in Japan, this prefecture covers all bases with natural beauty and a thriving food culture inspired by Chinese and French immigrants in the port cities.
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Earliest available date: June 23, 2024
¥ 25,000
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
Free cancellation (2 days notice)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals