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Hyogo Golden Route : Tanba-Sasayama (one of five tours)

Yoshiharu K.

3.83(6) reviews
Hyogo
English, Japanese (Native)
11 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 3 people

Hyogo prefecture is about 150km long in north-south direction. There are many sight seeing spots, not only Kobe, Himeji but also Izush-Toyooka, Tanba-Sasayama Awaji island. So Hyogo government decleared "Hyogo Golden Route" as recommended tours. I would like to guide those areas where tourists do not know well. Each area is one day tour. You can have a different experience from Kyoto or Osaka.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

JR Osaka station or JR Kyoto Station or or Sannomiya(Kobe).

Kaibarai : A small and quiet castletown surrended by mountains which was built by Oda family who nearly conqured Japan.

Sasayama castle : An unique castle which has no tower keep. Because construction workers left here in the middle to built Nagoya castle!

Dekansho-bushi is a old folk song in this area. Dekansho means Descartes, Kant and Schopenhauer who are German philosphoer. Do you know why?

Sasayama has a unique sake brewer whose sake is produced by classic music like Mozart. It becomes high quality sake.

Tachikui ware is one of Six Ancient Kilns in Japan. The history is 850 years long. It is not white but orange tan.

Ending Point

JR Osaka station or JR Kyoto Station or or Sannomiya(Kobe).

What to Expect

You can feel different atmospher from Osaka or Kyoto. It is still traditional and quiet (Kyoto is not quiet any more!). Sasayama city was designated As a Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art in 2015. You can experience making traditional potterry, tasting good quality sake and Japanese sweets made from Tanba-Sasayama agricultual products like black soy beans or chestnuts or azuki beans. This area has long history and so many historical places from ancient period to modern times. You can have a distinct local exerience.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, Transportation fee of guide between guide's house and start place of this toiur(JR Osaka station or JR Kyoto staion).

What‘s not included

Admission fee(you and guide), Lunch, Dinner, drinks,Transportation fee in this tour.

Important Information

1) Tanba-Sasayama area is located about 50km north from Kobe city. So to stay longer there to see sight seeing places, you had better to start this tour early morning.

2) You can start this tour at JR Osaka station or JR Kyoto Station.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Jeff T.

May 31, 2019

Osaka and Kyoto day tours

Yoshiharu is a good tour Guide. He was at our hotel on time and was willing to do anything to make our tour good. He still a little new right now and everything didn't go as planned. Most of the time it was our group fault because some people in our group wanted go to a place that Yoshiharu has never been before and never told him about it before hand but Yoshiharu did his best to find the places and get us there. The only thing I can think of that might improve the tour is in the subway. I think yoshiharu might figure out the total Subway ride fare before hand so we could just pay one time instead of every single time we went to the subway. Overall Yoshiharu is a Good Guide and will get you to see the sights you want to. I would use him again next Time I visit Japan.

Yoshiharu K.

Thank you for your evaluation. I was very surprised to get there and could not have expected there. And I am sorry for having troubles when we bought tickets to get subway. We should have buy 1 day pass for subway but the pass is more expensive than buying tickets one by one, so we did.(Next time we will but 1 day pass) Next time you come to Japan, I will be ready for more interesting tour according to your interests. Thank you.

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Gil H.

Apr 29, 2019

Vacation in Japan

Yoshi is a new tour guide. He is doing its best to make the tour interesting.

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Peter B.

Apr 17, 2019

Osaka good times

Very friendly and helpful

Yoshiharu K.

Dear Peter and Derek Thank you for your evaluation. It is undeserved for me as a beginner's guide. If you come to Japan again, I want to guide you in Kyoto or Nara which has more than one thousand years long history. Yours sincerely, Yoshiharu

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Constantinos Y.

Apr 12, 2019

Great tour of Kyoto

Great tour of main sightseeings in Kyoto, great guide, recommended.

$270/ per group

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