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Excursion to the exciting port town, Yokohama from Tokyo

by MAYUMI
(94) Reviews
8h $ 288 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

  • 1.Chinatown: one of the largest Chinatowns in the world whose streets are lined with small shops and restaurants / Yokohama Masobyo, a beautiful temple
  • 2.Yokohama Marine Tower
  • 3.Hotel New Grand in which you can feel Arts and Crafts Movement in the 19th century
  • 4.Yamashita Park: beautiful flowers / fountains / NYK Hikawaramaru
  • 5.Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal
  • 6.Three Towers in Yokohama: King, Queen, Jack, which are Prefactural building, Yokohama Customs, and Port Opening Memorial Hall respectively
  • 7.Red Brick Warehouse filled with many shops and restaurants
  • 8.Cup Noodle Museum and Minato Mirai21 Shinko Area
  • 9.Daihonzan Sojiji Temple, internationally opened temple for Zen practice
  • 10.Sankeien Garden: seventeen old buildings of high historic value are skillfully arranged in harmony with the seasonal changes of the natural scenery.
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288.00 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 36.00
Extra person.
$ 36.00

Overview

This tour covers my recommendations in Yokohama. First, let me know about your interests, and I'll make up an itinerary acoording to your preference. If you have other places you want to go, please ask me anything without hesitation.

What to Expect

I’ve noticed that many of my guests are highly interested in Japanese history. When you learn about the modernization of Japan, visiting Yokohama would be an essential part of your tour. As you know, Japan had been under the isolation policy until the middle of the 19th century. You can feel the atmosphere of the dawn of the new nation here in Yokohama. There’s no other places like this in Japan. Because of its history, Chinatown in Yokohama is one of the biggest Chinatowns in the world. There are several historic buildings and museums here in Yokohama too. Not only old things but also modern attractions are waiting for you. Visiting Cup Noodle Museum and enjoying making your original cup noodle is also an exciting experience. In any event, it’s impossible to resist the fascinating adventure to satisfy your intellectual curiosity.

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Highlights

  • 1.Chinatown: one of the largest Chinatowns in the world whose streets are lined with small shops and restaurants / Yokohama Masobyo, a beautiful temple
  • 2.Yokohama Marine Tower
  • 3.Hotel New Grand in which you can feel Arts and Crafts Movement in the 19th century
  • 4.Yamashita Park: beautiful flowers / fountains / NYK Hikawaramaru
  • 5.Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal
  • 6.Three Towers in Yokohama: King, Queen, Jack, which are Prefactural building, Yokohama Customs, and Port Opening Memorial Hall respectively
  • 7.Red Brick Warehouse filled with many shops and restaurants
  • 8.Cup Noodle Museum and Minato Mirai21 Shinko Area
  • 9.Daihonzan Sojiji Temple, internationally opened temple for Zen practice
  • 10.Sankeien Garden: seventeen old buildings of high historic value are skillfully arranged in harmony with the seasonal changes of the natural scenery.

Important

My tour is always open to your preference and physical conditions. Please feel free to ask me anything you want in advance. It’s my pleasure to make an itinerary that covers your interests soon after you book me. I make a point of picking you up at your hotel in Tokyo and guide you to Yokohama. If you stay at the hotel outside Tokyo, please ask me.
The best way to explore all these attractions is to stroll around the town. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes to walk. If you have any questions, please ask me anything without hesitation. I’m excited to be with you and have a great day together. Thank you!
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What‘s included
Making your original itinerary, Guide fee, Hotel pick-up (23 wards in Tokyo), Reservation of a restaurant (Lunch only, if we decided to go particular restaurant.),

What‘s not included
transportation fee for you and a guide, lunch, entrance fee for you and a guide
Meeting Point
At your hotel lobby
Ending Point
At your hotel of another place that is convenient for you
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

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 in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date , there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date , there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 94 )
Colin Colin Australia ( Couple )
Excellent
6 days ago

“ A great introduction to Tokyo with a charming and informative guide ”

Mayumi made our introduction to Tokyo a truly memorable one. She helped us to craft a great itinerary, navigate public transport, get our bookings sorted for intercity travel later in our trip and organised some alternative experiences during the day when the weather turned. Mayumi is a very charming and informative guide. Thanks for a great day.

MAYUMI:

Thank you very much for your swift review, Colin. We had a great day because of your patience in a rainy and windy day as a typhoon was approaching Tokyo. I really appreciate it. It seems that you’ll have consecutive fine days during the rest of your stay in Japan. But please take sufficient precaution against intense heat as it may be too hot and humid for you. I’ll never forget your beautiful smile that made me happy in the tea ceremony experience. I hope your trip to Japan will be filled with beautiful memories. Please give my love to Robyn.

Jon Jon United States ( Family with kids )
Very Good
1 week ago

“ Touring Tokyo ”

We had a great time touring Tokyo with Mayumi and getting adjusted on our first day. Though it was quite hot and humid, Mayumi planned a great day for us knowing that our itinerary the next day included a cycling tour of the city, so there was no overlap. We saw a number of historical and cultural sites and Mayumi was able to keep us informed of its significance in Japanese history.We got along quite well and if we find ourselves back in Tokyo, I will not hesitate to reach out.

MAYUMI:

Thank you for your good review, Jon. I was worried about your remaining days in Tokyo because it was too hot. But I remember that I felt a little relief as the day you attended the cycling tour was not so hot as I’d expected. I’m sure you had great days in Japan. Now that I know how vigorous your family are, I can suggest several adventures throughout Japan. Please come back to me, and I’ll help you explore the hidden places according to your interests. Looking forward to your reaching out to me again!

Gene Gene United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ The best of Tokyo with the best ”

Mayumi is an excellent, experienced guide. She helped in planning the itinerary after learning a bit about us, —3 young men traveling with their grandfather. She sensed quickly our pace and what interests we had. Amazing, interactive, excellent English, could not ask for a better guide. She gave us the detail of each place, but only what she knew we would want, not exhaustive and never boring. She carefully picked our lunch site from many she could have chosen, and suggested we eat one evening at the Banya on the 49th floor of a building near our hotel. She also remembered my previous request before the trip for directions the next day after our full, fun, factual and fabulous tour of much of Tokyo.

MAYUMI:

Thank you so much for posting your kind and fabulous review amid your long journey. It was a great nine-hour tour. I’m impressed at how vigorously you all could walk all the way during the tour. I can imagine you are enjoying each spot on your cruise now. How was the festival you were looking forward to attending? That must have been exciting. I’m reading the book you wrote everyday on my way to pick up my guest on a train. Mysteriously enough, I feel that my mind gets peaceful thanks to your words. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to pause and take a closer look at myself. I do want to see you again. To dive with your grandsons is also added to my dream list. Thank you again and say hello to them.

Nicole Nicole United States ( Couple )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Great private tour guide experience ”

Mayumi was a knowledgeble and friendly tour guide. I went on two half day tours. The first day, she took me around to see the a Budahhist temple, Tsukiji Fish Market, Hama-rikyu Gardens (with a DIY tea ceremony experience), then Odaiba to have a delicious Japanese lunch in a restaurant overlooking Tokyo Bay. The next day, we saw "old Japan", east side. We went to Asakusa and saw the famous Sensoji Temple, did some shopping along the shops leading to the entrance, then visited a local store with Japanese goods. Afterwards, we visited a fun plastic food store, "Replica Foods " in the kitchenware district. This was follwed by a delicious lunch of okonomiyaki & hiroshimayaki. Mayumi took great care of creating a great itinerary for me to see much of what Tokyo has to offer.

MAYUMI:

Thank you so much for your detailed and wonderful review, Nicole. They were great two day tours in spite of the intense heat. I can’t believe our tour was over all too soon. I realized that time flies like an arrow when I’m having a good time. I still have a lot of things I’d like to show you in and outside Tokyo. I’m looking forward to our next adventure. See you again.

Ricardo Ricardo United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Fantastic guide. Great with kids as well ”

We spend our first day in Tokyo with Mayumi and she was a truly splendid guide for both myself, my wife and our two kids (11 and 8).

MAYUMI:

Thank you so much for writing a good review for me. Whenever I go to Asakusa, the goldfish scooping shop reminds me of your kids. Though it was amid the intense heat in summer, we enjoyed the whole day seeing and experiencing as much as possible. What’s the most impressive for me is your kids’ smile. Thank you for giving me the happy memories!

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