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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
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.

Itinerary

8:30am - Pick up at your hotel (anywhere in central Osaka).
9:30am - Ascend Mt. Rokko via the historic Mt. Rokko Cable Car, operating since 1932. This "funicular" type ascent is sure to please riders of all ages. Your private vehicle will reunite with you at the top of the mountain.
10:15am - Visit Kobe Botanical Gardens, up high on Mt. Rokko. A diverse landscape and flora awaits your discovery in this large garden.
12pm - Japanese lunch at Arima Onsen (hot springs).
12:45pm - Bathing and relaxing at Arima Onsen, where the therapeutic waters have been appreciated by generations. Both indoor and outdoor bathing and soaking facilities are available, as well as saunas and lounge areas.
2:30pm - Leave Arima Onsen.
3:30pm - Arrive back at your hotel.

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F
, Aug 2018

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

S
, 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.

P
, 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.

M
, 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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