Recent Searches
Clear

Top Kobe Art & Culture

Saved to wishlist!
Dates
Select Dates
Historical Tours
Historical Tours
Sightseeing Tours
Sightseeing Tours
City Tours
City Tours
Full-day Tours
Full-day Tours
Photography Tours
Photography Tours
Private and Luxury
Private and Luxury
Architecture Tours
Architecture Tours
Arts & Design
Arts & Design
Day Trips
Day Trips
Half-day Tours
Half-day Tours
Culinary & Gourmet Tour
Walking Tours
Walking Tours
Fashion Tours
Fashion Shows
Art Tours
Car Tours
Car Tours
Public Transportation Tours
Public Transportation Tours
Shore Excursions
Shore Excursions
Music Tours
Ports of Call Tours
Ports of Call Tours
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Kobe. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

40 results | All Kobe Tours

Sort by: Featured

Kobe Half Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private ★★★★★

Kobe Half Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private ★★★★★

star-4.5
5
Discovering a new city, especially one like beautiful Kobe, is exciting but it's even more fun when you get to do it with a friend by your side. That is exactly what it will feel like as you explore Kobe with one of our hosts from the area. Visit Ikuta Shrine, one of Japan's oldest Shinto shrines, or amble up Mt. Rokko. You could also venture beyond Mount Rokko to the outdoor hot springs of Arima Onsen. Kobe is a hive of activity, from fine dining to downtown shopping, animal petting, so get ready for an adventure. adventure awaits. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$101.66
Price varies by group size
From
$101.66
Price varies by group size

Kobe Virtual tour

Kobe Virtual tour

star-5
4
This is a virtual tour using Zoom, online conference system. This unique 1h tour brings you to one of the most beautiful and popular cities in Japan, Kobe and surrounding hot spring resort, Arima. The friendly host will make your experience more interactive. We use not only photos or videos but also handmade materials or actual goods from guides' living room, that makes you feel livelier. You can ask them anything about Japan, Kobe and other popular tourists spots by chat or by talk session between and after the tour. This tour will provide helpful hints for your future trip to Japan. PLEASE NOTE the tour time is Japan standard time. Make adjustment to your time when booking. We'll send you Zoom URL invitation and you can enter the room easily.
More
  • 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$11.99
From
$11.99

Kobe 1-Day Private Walking Highlights Tour

Kobe 1-Day Private Walking Highlights Tour

star-4.5
3
Customize your sightseeing itinerary on this private walking tour of Kobe, Japan’s historic port city. Choose from multiple options, including a scenic cruise along Kobe Bay, a visit to the top of panoramic Kobe Port Tower, and admission to Kawasaki World, a transportation-themed museum. Tours include free time for lunch, so you can grab a bite of the city’s famed Kobe steak.
More
  • 7 hours
From
$369.00
per group
From
$369.00
per group

Kobe private tour from Osaka (Shore excursion available from Osaka or Kobe port)

Kobe private tour from Osaka (Shore excursion available from Osaka or Kobe port)

star-5
2
Visit a beautiful port city, Kobe with a private guide!  As it's a private tour, you can relax and see more sights compared with other group tours. This tour covers most popular sites like Nunobiki ropeway and herb garden, Harbor land and Sake brewery. You can't miss Kobe beef. We'll help to book the Kobe beef restaurant, if you'd like.  Tour guide will meet you at your accommodation and start the tour easily and go to Kobe by subway and train and explore the city by train and taxi efficiently.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$107.91
From
$107.91

Private Kobe Tour for Families with a Local, 100% Personalized ★★★★★

Private Kobe Tour for Families with a Local, 100% Personalized ★★★★★

star-4.5
2
Family fun awaits you in Kobe, you just need to know where to look. You'll join one of our friendly hosts who will plan your family’s day in the city so you can get down to having fun! Think neon lights, arcade games, cable cars and exotic animals. Ride a cable car up Mount Rokko, venture to the delightful Arima Onsen hot springs or visit the Oji Zoo or Sega game arcade at Umie. When tummies start to rumble why not trade in the traditional restaurants for an "owl café" where real owls sit on perches. Adventure awaits! Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$114.37
Price varies by group size
From
$114.37
Price varies by group size

Private Kobe Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems 100% Personalised

Private Kobe Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems 100% Personalised

star-5
1
You’ll spend the day with one of our hosts discovering the true nature of Kobe - and there is plenty of nature to see, the city is wedged between sweeping coastlines and vast mountain ranges after all. Explore the thriving Kobe Motomachi Shopping Street and indulge in authentic cuisine in Nankinmachi, Kobe’s Chinatown. Scale the Kobe Port Tower, where you can see the city's sweeping skyline highlighted by the neon, and discover hidden gems along the way, like the smaller shrines and historic streets that many visitors miss - but not you! Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
More
  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$76.25
Price varies by group size
From
$76.25
Price varies by group size

Kobe Private Food Tours with a Local: 100% Personalized ★★★★★

Kobe Private Food Tours with a Local: 100% Personalized ★★★★★

star-1
1
Kobe is known worldwide for its eponymous beef, but there’s more to this city’s food scene than this prized meat. On this private tour, you’ll be matched with a food-loving local host who will devise a food-focused itinerary that suits your taste and eating style. Sample multiple foods, as well as beer, sake, and Japanese soft drinks.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$160.12
Price varies by group size
From
$160.12
Price varies by group size

Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Kobe City

Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Kobe City

star-5
1
In the north, the mountain. In the south, the sea... In the middle, you! Visiting this so beautiful city. We will discover together Kobe, from the north to the south. History, fashion and modernity are melting in this so picturesque city.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$207.63
per group
From
$207.63
per group

Nara private tour from Osaka (Shore excursion available from Osaka or Kobe port)

Nara private tour from Osaka (Shore excursion available from Osaka or Kobe port)

star-5
1
Cruise passengers with limited time on land will enjoy the convenience of this private tour of Nara from Osaka or Kobe. Learn all about Japanese history and culture at this ancient capital, full of UNESCO-listed temples and shrines, traditional Japanese gardens, and one of the biggest Buddha statues in the country. You’ll be picked up from the port or your hotel and returned there at the end of the day.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$115.90
From
$115.90

1-Day Kobe Highlights Tour including Sake Tasting

1-Day Kobe Highlights Tour including Sake Tasting

star-5
1
Enjoy a leisurely 7-hour tour of Kobe, a port town that developed and flourished after Japan opened its ports to the world in the mid 19th century with a local guide. From the north in nature rich Mt. Rokko, downtown Kobe City in the south where you can enjoy shopping and gourmet, and Japan's leading sake breweries in the eastern Kashiwa sake district, enjoy a varied atmosphere in this coastal city. This tour covers all the best Kobe has to offer. We also offer pick-up and drop-off at Kobe Port making this a convenient day trip for those visiting Kobe on cruise ships such as the “Diamond Princess” or the “Celebrity Millennium”.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$131.17
Price varies by group size
From
$131.17
Price varies by group size

Private Tour - A Healing Journey Filled with History and Culture in Arima

Private Tour - A Healing Journey Filled with History and Culture in Arima

star-5
1
Arima Onsen (hot spring) is famous as the oldest hot spring resort in Japan. The high quality of the spring water still attracts people, and many tourists from Japan and abroad come to spend a relaxing time in the old-fashioned streets. In this tour, you can experience the deeper Arima culture by strolling around the hot spring town. There are two main types of onsen sources in Arima Onsen: the reddish-brown "Kinsen" (Gold hot spring) and the carbonated "Ginsen" (silver hot spring). It is said to be very rare to find two hot springs with completely different ingredients gushing out in the same area. At some of the spots, you can see the source gushing out, touch it, and drink it. We will introduce you to the mechanism of the source, and visit stores that sell Japan's first cider, which developed from carbonated water, and specialty rice crackers, to show you all the charm of Arima Onsen. Join this tour of the highlights of Arima Onsen and experience Japan's hot spring culture!
More
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$79.93
From
$79.93

Private Tour - A Tour to Learn all about the international port city, Kobe!

Private Tour - A Tour to Learn all about the international port city, Kobe!

Kobe is one of Japan's most fashionable areas and known for having an unusual mix of cultures. This walking tour will take you to some of the must-visit places in Kobe alongside a private guide who will help you to better understand Kobe’s cultural background. Kobe's diverse culture is rooted in its history as a cosmopolitan city that has always adopted and developed new things. Kobe has prospered since the Middle Ages as a key point for domestic shipping, but its role as a residential area was limited and, consequently, there was no indigenous culture to speak of. The opening of the country to the outside world in 1853 led to the establishment of foreign settlements and the influx of Western culture. It absorbed and mixed the foreign cultures that came in with the opening of the country, and nurtured its own unique culture. Today, the city thrives as one of the leading international cities in Japan, thanks to its abundant flow of international cultural exchange.
More
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$103.91
Price varies by group size
From
$103.91
Price varies by group size

Kobe Private Tours with Locals: 100% Personalized, See the City Unscripted ★★★★★

Special Offer

Kobe Private Tours with Locals: 100% Personalized, See the City Unscripted ★★★★★

It's impossible to see all Kobe's must-sees in a day! The important thing is that you get to experience the highlights that are unmissable to you so hand your bucket-list over to one of our hosts and get exploring! Whether you want to explore iconic monuments, check out the scenic gardens and beautiful waterfalls or sink your teeth into the famous Kobe beef- the choice is yours. From leisurely strolls along the Maiko Marine Promenade to hikes up Mount Rokko and food sampling in Kobe Motomachi- aka the street of shopping- adventure awaits. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$121.99
$162.66
$40.67 savings
Price varies by group size
From
$121.99
$162.66
$40.67 savings
Price varies by group size

Private Tour - A Journey to learn about Global Tradition and Technology

Private Tour - A Journey to learn about Global Tradition and Technology

Kobe is a port city that has prospered through trade with other countries since ancient times. It has nurtured a wide range of industries such as world-famous sports brands, construction technology, and even Japanese sake. In this tour, you will learn about the industries that were born in Kobe. First, you will visit the UCC Coffee Museum, where you will learn the little-known secret of how Japan has changed the way to drink coffee. After that, you can enjoy the shoes of world-famous athletes and how they are made at the ASICS Sports Museum. The sake industry is also popular in Kobe. You will visit the Sawanotsuru Museum, to learn how it is made and taste some of the unique Japanese sake. Finally, you will be exposed to architectural techniques that have been refined to today. Learning about the traditional techniques used in Japanese shrines and temples will make your stay in Japan more enjoyable. Let's learn more about such techniques and traditions by tasting with all five senses!
More
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$103.91
From
$103.91

Private Tour - A Tour to Trace Back The Memory of the Earthquake in Kobe

Private Tour - A Tour to Trace Back The Memory of the Earthquake in Kobe

At 5:46 a.m. on January 17, 1995, an earthquake of unimaginable magnitude occurred, which no one had expected. Today, Kobe is known as a sophisticated city, but there is a long story behind. The theme of this tour is to know the strength of the people who experienced the earthquake and the history of reconstruction. You will learn about the scale of the actual earthquake and its devastation, and you will be able to see the difference between the way Kobe was then and how it is now. Furthermore, the major tourist spots in Kobe are also symbols of the reconstruction, so this tour will not only take you to famous tourist spots but will also give you a deeper understanding of the history of the city. Japan is an earthquake-prone island nation, and we never know when we will be struck by such a disaster again. Take a trip with your private guide to reflect on the trajectory of the earthquake and recovery.
More
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$107.91
From
$107.91

Shore Excursion: Day Trip To Osaka From Kobe Port

Shore Excursion: Day Trip To Osaka From Kobe Port

Take the train to Osaka with your local host to soak up the city’s history at Osaka Castle and Sumiyoshi-taisha – one of the oldest shrines in Japan – or dive into its kaleidoscopic modern culture in the central entertainment districts of Dōtonbori and Namba, where animatronic signs and buzzing restaurants line the canals. Maybe you’ll experience Osaka’s food culture, feasting on takoyaki at a ramshackle izakaya in Hozenji Yokocho alleyway, or simply grabbing street eats in retro shopping district Shinsekai on your way to Tsūtenkaku Tower. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$213.49
Price varies by group size
From
$213.49
Price varies by group size

PrivateTour - A Fashionable Up-to-Date Tour for Girls in Kobe!

PrivateTour - A Fashionable Up-to-Date Tour for Girls in Kobe!

What do you think of the city of Kobe? Most Japanese would answer “a fashionable city” because of its fashionable variety stores, cafés, and the town with photogenic western buildings. There are many goods with designs unique to Kobe which will be a great souvenir for yourself or friends. You will also like the cute jewellery-like sweets! It is not easy to find and visit photogenic spots, variety stores, and cafés but on this tour, you have your otomo guide who will take you to these spots! There is also no worries about the difference between language! Don’t forget to book your tour to visit photogenic fashionable spots, with your otomo guide!
More
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$92.44
From
$92.44

Seaside Suburb Towns Private half-Day Tour from Kobe

Seaside Suburb Towns Private half-Day Tour from Kobe

Kobe is famous as one of the major cities in the Kansai region. Did you know that you can also enjoy the beautiful coastal scenery that has been featured in international guidebooks? The area around Akashi Kaikyo, just a 30-minute train ride from the center of Kobe, is full of special spots that only the locals know about. The people of this area have lived with the sea for a long time, hence maritime transportation was crucial for their lives. The city has also historically attracted many tourists, as the view of the Akashi Strait from the coast has appeared in many of Japan's most famous literary works. In this tour, we will introduce you to such places where you can enjoy the scenery and life along the coast of Kobe! This plan is for those who want to enjoy the charm of the Seto Inland Sea as well as the central city of Kobe!
More
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$87.93
Price varies by group size
From
$87.93
Price varies by group size

The Best Of Kobe Walking Tour

The Best Of Kobe Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Did you know the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is the world’s longest suspension bridge? What is so special about this fascinating bridge? Kobe has an awesome selection of nature and city activities to satisfy anyone looking for a good time. You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Have you heard about the fascinating cable car that rides up to Mount Rokko? What does the view of Mount Rokku have to offer to its visitors? Have you heard about the Arima Onsen hot spring? Why does Arima onsen attract millions of visitors around the year? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Kobe. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
More
  • 2 hours
From
$439.31
per group
From
$439.31
per group

Private Tour - Sake Brewery and Japanese Life Experience Tour in Kobe

Private Tour - Sake Brewery and Japanese Life Experience Tour in Kobe

Sake breweries are scattered in the Nada area, where the area is known as one of the best sake breweries in Japan. Several breweries are open to the public, and they are popular with tourists because they offer tours of the production process and free tastings. Sake brewing in Nada has been active since the Edo period and now accounts for about 30% of Japan's total sake production. The location, climatic environment, quality of rice, and water are just perfect to brew sake in Nada. Those are essential for sake brewing, and the craftsmanship has been handed down from generation to generation with its techniques. This tour will not only introduce a sake brewery and tasting but will also introduce you to the food culture using sake, strolling through local shopping streets. By learning about the efforts of the people involved in sake brewing, as well as feeling the daily lives in the area, you will be able to understand the appeal of sake.
More
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$71.94
From
$71.94

Private Tour - Tracing the Quaintness Nature and Traditional Crafts in Kobe

Private Tour - Tracing the Quaintness Nature and Traditional Crafts in Kobe

Kobe is known as an international port city, but it is also known as a place that reminds us of nature and conveys traditions. This tour will take you to see the craftsmanship and cultures nurtured in Kobe, as well as the nature that shows its expression in each of the four seasons. First, you will visit Nunobiki Falls, known as one of the three most sacred waterfalls in Japan, where you can feel the majestic activity of nature. At the Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum, you can experience and learn about the carpentry techniques that have supported the development of Japan. At the end of the tour, you will visit the Sorakueb Garden, a quaint place with a perfect blend of nature, tradition, and Japanese and Western culture. We will provide you with a day to rediscover the charm of Kobe by experiencing the nature and traditions scattered throughout the city.
More
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$107.91
From
$107.91

5 Hours of Hiking in Kobe and Mindful Tea Ceremony Experience in Nature

5 Hours of Hiking in Kobe and Mindful Tea Ceremony Experience in Nature

Hike Mt. Rokko with a National Licensed Guide Interpreter, who is also a tea ceremony instructor. The walk includes visits to Buddhist temples and a waterfall. The highlights of the tour are "Zen Meditation" and "Tea Ceremony" experience out in nature. You can feel the Japanese traditional philosophy of "Being one with nature" throughout the tour. ・5 hours of hiking at Mt. Rokko, one of the most famous mountains in Japan, located close to Kyoto and Osaka. ・Stopping at attractive places: unexplored temples and a representative waterfall in Kobe. ・Experiences of “Zen Meditation” and “Tea Ceremony”! You can feel the Japanese traditional philosophy of “Being one with nature”. ・Tea ceremony master, who is also a National Licensed Guide Interpreter, will guide you. ・You will have an unforgettable trip of off-the-beaten-track Japan that other tourists cannot have.
More
  • 5 hours
From
$245.10
Price varies by group size
From
$245.10
Price varies by group size

Kobe Custom Full Day Tour

Kobe Custom Full Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Kobe is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
More
  • 8 hours
From
$191.84
Price varies by group size
From
$191.84
Price varies by group size

Private Full Day Cycling Tour in Kobe

Private Full Day Cycling Tour in Kobe

Here is a great plan to enjoy Kobe, one of the most popular tourist areas in Kansai, all in one day! You will come across tones of unique cultures in Kobe, for example, a fusion of Japanese and international cuisines, a waterfall in the middle of the city, one of the largest man-made islands in the world. It sounds quite difficult to get around in one day, even if you use public transportation. However, you can efficiently tour around the city of Kobe by using an electrically power-assisted bicycle. In this tour, you will visit all the highlights of Kobe at once while enjoying cycling. This plan is recommended for those who want to enjoy sightseeing with a bicycle!
More
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$95.92
Price varies by group size
From
$95.92
Price varies by group size

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions