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Delightful Yokohama One day

by Hiroshi
(7) Reviews
8h $ 270 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • Visit most popular visitors points of Yokohama
  • Enjoy nice view of harbor from different angle
  • Visit some historical buildings
  • Can feel exotic atmosphere
  • Relax with nice view and flowers
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270.00 USD

Price up to 5 people
FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 45.00
Extra person.
$ 36.00

Overview

In this tour you will visit major Yokohama's hi-lighted places. After arriving at the starting point, mainly we will walk because most of places are not far from each other. You will see not only contemporary buildings but also historical buildings. You will enjoy harbor view with nice breeze. And you can feel Japanese atmosphere , Chinese culture and old Western circumstances.

What to Expect

In this tour, you will touch upon uniqueness of Yokohama in terms of history and view. I will take you to Yokohama's major sightseeing spots which includes harbor, pier, historical buildings ,museums and etc. Through this tour, you can feel breeze of Yokohama's enchantment. This tour is yours and I will customize based upon your request. Please find followings a list of sightseeing spots. But if you visit all of them, one day is not enough. My recommendation is 4 places; Minato-Mirai area, Yamashita park, China town and Yamate, Motomachi area.

Hi-light of this tour

1. Yokohama station area
The busiest station in Kanagawa Pref. We can start our tour from this station. Seeing how people moves may surprise you.
Hara railway model museum locates walk-in distance from the station. Also, Nissan HQ Gallery is connected with a Department store in Yokohama.

2. Minato-Mirai area
This area is newly developed one and a lot of offices and shopping malls locate. But there are Yokohama art museum, Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial museum
and the tallest building in Yokohama called Landmark tower. In front of Landmark tower, Yokohama port museum and Sail training ship NIppon-maru are.

3. Aka-Renga ( Old storage warehouse) area
This area was renovated from bonded warehouse to shopping and restaurant building. A lot of events are taken place from time to time. If you are lucky, you can
enjoy unexpected activity.

4. Big pier area
There is one of the biggest in Japan cruise ship terminal pier. Top of this pier is covered by lawn and in sunny day, you can enjoy nice view of cruise ship and
nice view of port of Yokohama

5. Yamashita park/ Hikawa-maru
This park locates along with Yokohama-bay. it about half mile long. In spring and autumn, rose season, city of Yokohama conducts rose contest and everybody
can enjoy it. In other seasons, always flowers welcome visitors. This is the place people can relax and feel Yokohama as a harbor town.
Hikawa-maru locates at south-end of Yamashita-park. It is a ship and used to traveled between Japan and US. Now it is opened as a museum relating to ships.

6. Kannai area
In this area, there are many historical buildings and museums. Most of the buildings are still in use. Customers can touch feeling of old Yokohama and learn
at museums.

7. China town
This section is always crowded by visitors. There are many Chinese restaurants and souvenir shops. Recently a famous Sushi restaurant was opened.
You can enjoy mainly Chinese cuisine. Price is various; from $8 to $100/ person.

8. Yamate and Motomachi area
At Yamate area, there are many old residential houses. Customer may feel as if he was in small town of United state back to 19th century.
Motomachi is a fashionable shopping area which also has 19th century atmosphere. It is not a big shopping mall and small size stores are along a street .
Also, St. Patrick's day parade and halloween parade is take place every year.

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Highlights

  • Visit most popular visitors points of Yokohama
  • Enjoy nice view of harbor from different angle
  • Visit some historical buildings
  • Can feel exotic atmosphere
  • Relax with nice view and flowers

Important

This tour is a walking tour and total distance may be 5 to 7 Km which is 3 to 5 miles. Therefore, wearing comfortable shoes is recommended.

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up in Yokohama . (Transportation fee for guide is not included)
What‘s not included
All transportation fee , meals, admission fee for guests and guide)
From Tokyo to Yokohama、transportation cost is about ¥1000 for round-trip.
Inside Yokohama, we may take bus for just in case. Cost is ¥220 for one ride.
Total admission fee is around ¥1000/ person which is depend on how many museum to visit.
Lunch is about ¥2000/ person
Souvenir: depend on customers preference
Depart From
At your hotel in Yokohama or Tokyo. In case of Tokyo, transportation fee for guide will be charged
Meeting Point
At your hotel. If customer can travel to Yokohama or Sakuragicho station, it is more convienient
Ending Point
At Sakuragicho or Yokohama station. If you request to be sent to your hotel, I will do it. But if your hotel is in Tokyo, extra transportation fee for guide will be charged
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

How about wheel chair

A person with wheel chair can participate. But some area like China town is not suitable for wheel chair. I will make alternative plan and may ask some corporation.

Is there any Japanese style house?

In this tour, visiting Japanese style house is not included. But if you want to see it, we can go a big garden named Sankei-en. It will take 20 - 30 Min. by bus. And admission fee is ¥500 for an adult and ¥200 for a child

In case of rain, is this tour enjoyable?

In case of rain, we will spend more time in museums to be understood essence of this tour. And for moving, we will use subway.

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel on the meeting date , there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel 1 day prior to the meeting date , there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date , there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 7 )
Cheryll Cheryll United Kingdom ( Friends )
Very Good
2 months ago

“ Tokyo tour ”

Hiroshi was an excellent guide and was well prepared. He was very friendly and very good English. The tour was informative and entertaining.

Hiroshi:

Dear Cheryll Thank you for your review about my tour. If you have anotner chance to visit Japan, I would like to offer my service again. Best regards Hiroshi

Jim and Marilyn Jim United States ( Couple )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Outstanding custom tour of Tokyo ”

We are so happy we chose Hiroshi for our tour of Tokyo. We were on a Millenium cruise of Japan and decided the ship’s excursion didn’t match our wish list. Hiroshi met us at the dock in Yokohama and traveled with us by train and metro to Tokyo. That morning Tokyo had heavy showers, so he instantly altered our agenda to go to two very interesting museums, one on Sumo wrestling and the other on Edo-Tokyo. When the rain stopped at noon and we resumed our agenda. We enjoyed a wonderful lunch in a traditional restaurant, free of tourists. Tokyo’s metro system is huge, modern and a wonderfully efficient way to see Tokyo, but it is complex and we were so happy to have Hiroshi lead the way. He is fun, has a great sense of humor, and gave great insight into the culture and history. He is very well traveled and has very excellent English. We saw more in 9 hours than we could have if we traveled with the ships tour or on our own. Even with just two of us, it was much more economical to hire Hiroshi for the day than to take the 6 hour tour offered by the ship. I highly recommend Hiroshi for a private tour in Tokyo or Yokohama.

Eileen Eileen Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ Hakone one day tour ”

We enjoyed our Hakone day trip with Hiro. He is funny, knowledgeable and easy to have conversation with. His command of English is excellent, which helped a lot while he shared his knowledge about Japanese history. The weather wasn’t great on our day of visit to Hakone, but the excellent Open Air Museum made up for the bad weather. Thank you Hiro!

Hiroshi:

Dear Eileen Thank you for your great review about my guide. I always try to make my customer's trip the most enjoyable one. Unfortunately, the weather was not good. But I am happy to know the Open air museum compensate the weather condition. . I enjoyed being with your family. Your husband is very calm and I like him a lot. your son is shy and I like him, too. Of course Eileen you are wonderful lady. If you have chance to come back to Japan again, please appoint me as your guide in any place close to Yokohama. Thank you Eileen and I wish we have chance to see again. Best regards Hiro

Andreas Andreas Germany ( Family )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ Perfect guide ”

Even before meeting us, Hiroshi starts helping us with our Japan tour, not to bring to much luggage, having a look after our not-so-easy-to-find appartment. Was there before time, well prepared. It was cherry blossom and full moon high season, so whole Japan was happy in pink and out. We find our way in the imperial garden to the former castle, learning a lot about history and different signs on roof tiles. We visit a shrine, learning to clean ourself with water in the right ceremonial way. Having a quick lunch with Hiroshi and heading for the all-are-going-crossing, where our guide take an artistic picture of us in the middle of the crowd from a point at one of the skyscrapers. Thank you for that. Than Kamakura, going by train and using the old tram, learning, how to queue up like the Japanese. The Buddha was surrounded by cherry blossoms so nicely, even new for Hiroshi. He showed us the gigantic sandals of Buddha, we for sure had overlooked ourself. Hiroshi guided us at least to our train back to Tokyo, and when we were in savely, we give him a wave and he took us a bow in his noble and friendly way.

Katie Katie United States
Excellent
6 months ago

“ Full day of Tokyo sights ”

Hiroshi-san showed us around Tokyo during a full day tour. He came to pick us up at our hostel, early, and we saw Tsukiji Hongan-ji temple, Tsukiji market, had lunch at a very nice sushi restaurant, visited the Hokusai art museum, the Fukagawa Edo museum, and the Sumo museum near the stadium complete with a visit to the Sumo clothing store. So you can see that you should prepare for a full day of walking and learning! Hiroshi-san is very knowledgeable about all the history of the places we visited and can answer almost all of your questions. He adapted the tour to our specific interests when we exchanged emails prior to the trip and even prepared tour materials in English to give to us about other places we were planning on visiting on other days in Japan. He put in alot of effort to make sure he is very knowledgeable on the sights of Japan. I would recommend taking his tour, especially early in your trip so he can help you get your bearings in the country. We enjoyed our day with Hiroshi-san.

Hiroshi:

Dear Katie-san Thank you very much to choose me as your first guide in Tokyo. It was enjoyable experience to be your tour guide. You and your partner had a lot of knowledge about fish and I was very much encourage to learn more about fishes. Also, I am very glad by knowing that you satisfied my guide for one day tour. My roll is to make customers' tour in Japan the most valuable one. Therefore if you have another chance to visit Japan again, please choose me as your guide again. I hope you had great time in Hakone and will spend great time in Tokyo for rest of the days. If you need any help, please do not hesitate to contact me at anytime. I am more than happy to help you. I would like to express my appreciation for my evaluation. Best regards Hiroshi

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