Day Trips Around Kinosaki

Snowshoeing in the Kannabe Highlands

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Snowshoe to the top of an extinct volcano with a local guide and enjoy a warm snack while overlooking the Kannabe Highlands.

Geopark Sea Kayaking Adventure

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Kayak on crystal-clear waters in the Sea of Japan and explore the coastline!

Geo Stand Up Paddleboarding (G-SUP)

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Try stand up paddleboarding (SUP) on the clear, blue waters of the Japan Sea in Takeno!

Izushi Kimono Rental

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Izushi is a great place for wearing a kimono, so come for a stroll through this picturesque town!

Kannabe Highlands Cycling with Local Picnic

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Cycle along vast rice fields, cultivated farmlands, and villages in between broad-leaved trees, together with a guide who has extensive knowledge on the Kannabe Highlands.

Uncovering the Secrets of Kobe Beef’s Deliciousness Tour

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View Ojiro, the beautiful village that is the birthplace of Tajima cattle, which makes Kobe beef. Try all 41 parts of this beef afterwards!

Kabuki Transformation Experience

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In the oldest playhouse in the Kansai region, you have the opportunity to dress up in a complete and authentic Kabuki costume.

Hot Air Ballooning over the Kannabe Highlands!

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Enjoy a tethered balloon ride in the Kannabe Soland, the only permanent hot air balloon in the Kansai region.

Kannabe Highlands Cycling with Apple Picking & Organic Lunch

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Cycle along vast rice fields, cultivated farmlands, and villages in between broad-leaved trees, together with a guide who has extensive knowledge on the Kannabe Highlands.

Forest Adventure in Kannabe Highlands

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Complete an obstacle course in the trees of the Kannabe Highlands.

Full Day Izushi Tour with Meditation & Meeting a Monk! (with local guide)

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Chat with a Buddhist monk, participate in Zen meditation, and get your own personal tour of Izushi with an English-speaking guide.

Meditate, Drink Tea, and Chat with a Local Buddhist Monk (with local guide)

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Travel to Izushi to chat with a Buddhist monk, participate in meditation, and more!

Volcanic Rock Trekking in Kannabe Highlands

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Go trekking on a lava flow formation which erupted from Mt. Kannabe about 25,000 years ago, and then hardened over time.

Traditional Crab Lunch in Kannabe

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Enjoy a delicious crab lunch at the restaurant Waraku in the Kannabe Highlands!

Oriental White Stork

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This majestic creature, the Oriental White Stork, dances through the skies once again.

Stork Natural Rice

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Stork Natural Rice uses an environmentally friendly farming method that cultivates quality rice while nurturing various living creatures, but was originally created to support the Oriental White Storks’ revival. This safe and whol……

Kinosaki Coastal Area

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There are two beaches near to Kinosaki which can be easily reached via rental bicycle or train, Takeno and Kei no Hama. There are lots of places to stay at both beaches, and many tourists flock there during July and August to enjo……

Izushi Castle Town

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Izushi is a castle town that flourished during the Edo era, about 200-300 years ago. There are several fine displays of traditional architecture found throughout the town, which is why Izushi is designated as a national preservati……