This 10-hour shore excursion gives us a chance to explore the gorgeous beauty and magnetism of the best 3 cities: Himeji-Kobe-Osaka. Experience completely different scenery of Himeji Castle & Kokoen Garden or spend time discovering professional Kobe Sake Brewery. Live the hustle and bustle moments in Sannomiya-Motomachi and Dotonbori areas. All in one tour will give you the fascinating trip ever.

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Duration: 10 hours
Start/End: Osaka port/Osaka port
Highlights: Himeji Castle & Kokoen Garden – San-no-miya and Motomachi area – Sake Brewery in Nada – Dotonbori area
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Kobe shore excursions

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A private guide will be waiting for you with a welcome-board at the port and a comfortable car will take you to the first sight. This morning, drive to the center of Himeji city to visit the elegant Himeji Castle which is outstanding for its white appearance and how well-preserved it is. Inside the castle is all about wooden architecture and this is also a popular cherry blossom spot during the blooming season.

Himeji - Kobe - Osaka shore excursionsJust a short walk from the Himeji castle, we reach Kokoen Garden. You can also admire an up-close view of picturesque sceneries and feel delightful atmosphere enjoying green tea in the tea ceremony house.

Kokoen-GardenAfter having lunch, we transfer to Kobe to visit Sannomiya and Motomachi area which is the essence of everything in this city – cosmopolitan, elegant, vibrant, cultured. Take a walk around and you’ll find tons of things to do and to buy since this is a stylish area with various shops and underground malls.

Sannomiya-and-Motomachi-areaBefore getting back to Osaka, there’s a must-visit place for us is Sake Brewery in the Nada district. Thanks to favorable weather condition, high-quality rice, and suitable water, its aroma is truly on a different level. Here’s the opportunity for you to try one of the best rice wine in Japan and learn the secrets to its fine taste.

Sake-Brewery-in-the-NadaIf you don’t feel like getting enough time for shopping and having fun in Sannomiya and Motomachi area, then this is your chance to enjoy it in Dotonbori area. On both side of Dotonbori canal are lined with eye-catching advertisements and masses of neon lights lit when the sun goes down. Moreover, this is the best place for you to “eat till you drop” as it’s considered as the wonderland of street food crowded with restaurants, food stalls, and bars. The trip ends at leisure afternoon and ready to return to the port.


What’s Included?

  • English-Speaking-Guide (licensed)
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • Mineral water

What’s Excluded?

  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses