Private Car Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains, Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka

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Kobe, Japan

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7 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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Offered in: English

Overview

Escape the noise and stress of Osaka with this relaxing, 7-hour, private day trip exploring the mountains and hot springs near Kobe. Ride in your private luxury vehicle into this mountain escape, enjoying the views from on top of Mount Rokko, visiting the nearby Kobe Botanical Gardens and soaking your worries away at Arima Onsen hot springs.
  • Escape Osaka to enjoy this private day trip in the mountains, including a visit to the local hot springs
  • Check out the views on top of Mount Rokko after riding aboard a historic 1930s funicular
  • Ride aboard a luxurious private vehicle during the trip to and from your Osaka hotel
  • Discover the diverse mix of plant life at the Kobe Botanical Gardens
  • Soak your stress away at the Arima Onsen (hot springs)
  • Entrance fees (around 3,500 yen per person) at your own expense
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Private driver/guide

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees (1,000 to around 1,800 yen per person total, depending on your choices)
  • Mountain cable car ride (590 yen for adults, 300 yen for children under 12)
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Mt. Rokko Arima Ropeway
  • Entry/Admission - Kobe City Arboretum
  • Entry/Admission - Arima Onsen

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Ports
Osaka, Kobe

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

What To Expect

Get picked up in the morning from your central Osaka hotel as you travel aboard a luxurious private vehicle to your day’s first stop at Mount Rokko.
You’ll ascend to the top of this Japanese peak aboard a historic cable car, in operation since the 1930s, admiring the beautiful panoramic views from on top. Continue your day amidst the lush greenery of the Kobe Botanical Gardens, also located at the summit of Mount Rokko. Finish with relaxation time in the hot spring baths of Arima Onsen.
Full a full run-down of your trip itinerary, please review the details below.
Hotel Pickup
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Your vehicle will seat up to six passengers comfortably.
  • Driver is a native English speaker or of equivalent ability.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.


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Felix C
, Aug 2018

Hot springs totally worth it. Park is great. Forgot the tall dudes name but highly recommended

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Sandy H
, Jan 2018

This was really a wonderful and informative trip. Kevin was great . I really enjoyed the hot springs ! This was one of my
favorite tours. I highly recommend this for anyone who was to see Kobe Mts and one of the best hot springs in the area.

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Pavel A
, Jul 2017

Great tour Kobe mountains tour with amazing relaxation experience in Osen. Kevin is a great tour guide with excellent knowledge of the area. Provided very flexible pick-up and drop-off location in Osaka. Would definitely recommend this tour to a friend.

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Michael V
, Oct 2016

Kevin is a great guide and translated all of the nuances of a uniquely Japanese experience into an American/Western perspective. Great trip!


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