Home Japan Yokohama Tours Bay Breeze in Yokoha...

Bay Breeze in Yokohama - Half-day Customized Tour -

by Aki
(20) Reviews
3h $ 107 Price up to 4 people


  • Walk in comfortable promenades and enjoy viewing the bay area
  • Visit Japan’s largest Chinatown and enjoy various foods
  • Seek the traces of Japan’s Westernization
  • Cruise on Yokohama bay by a boat or amphibious bus
  • Visit a classic garden having a lot of historic buildings
  • Walk around the lively towns for ordinary people
  • The private sake tasting experience, if you like
  • Please refer to What to Expect for more details
read more

Select Date and Travelers

106.80 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 35.60
Extra person.
$ 13.35
Hotel escort (to Tokyo).
$ 22.25


Yokohama is a beautiful harbor city, having a distinguished and exotic atmosphere as an international port. Just a half hour train ride away from Tokyo, you can reach Japan’s 2nd largest city where multi cultures coexist. We go around the bay area of Yokohama, viewing the cityscapes retaining historical buildings, visiting various sites, malls and Japan’s largest Chinatown, in the sea breeze.

What to Expect

This tour can be customized according to your request, taking you to the most fascinating places in Yokohama. Yokohama is a cosmopolitan city where we can see various aspects of Western, Asian and Japanese cultures.
I recommend choosing 3 to 5 areas for a half-day tour. Those areas are compactly located in the bay area of Yokohama, so we can move to the other destinations easily.
Based on you interest, I can include the private sake tasting experience held in a sake bar on an itinerary.
If you have any requests, please let me know in advance. I’ll take it consideration into making an itinerary.
Please feel free to ask if you have any questions.

1. Yokohama Station area – The gateway to Yokohama
Hara Model Railway Museum, Nissan Global Headquarters Gallery, Makuzu ware Museum, Anpanman Children’s Museum & Mall, Sake Bar Yokohama, Shopping facilities – Department stores and Malls, etc.

2. Minato Mirai 21 Central area – The center of Yokohama bay area
Yokohama Museum of Art, Sail Training Ship Nippon Maru Memorial Park, Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum, Shopping facilities - Landmark Tower with the Sky Garden observatory, Queen’s Square and so on, etc.

3. Minato Mirai 21 Shinko area – The new quarter of Yokohama bay area
Yokohama Cosmo World Amusement Park, Cup Noodles Museum, Shopping facilities - Marine & Walk Yokohama, Yokohama World Porters, Akarenga - Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, etc.
Cruising on the Port of Yokohama from Pier Akarenga for 55 min, costing 1,200/600 JPY per adult/child.

4. Kannai and Isezakicho area – The traces of a foreign settlement
Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History, BankART Studio NYK, Yokohama Archives of History, NYK Maritime Museum, Silk Museum, Zo-no-hana Park, Towers of Jack, Queen, and King, Isezaki Mall, Yokohama-bashi Shopping Street, etc.

5. Chinatown and Yamashita-koen area – Contrast of bustle and quiet
Japan’s largest Chinatown lined with a lot of specialty shops and restaurants
Kantei-byo enshrining Guan Yu - a hero of Chinese Three Kingdoms, Yokohama Mazu temple enshrining the Chinese sea goddess Mazu
Yamashita-koen Park, NYK Hikawa Maru Memorial Ship, Osanbashi International Passenger Terminal, Yokohama Marine Tower, Yokohama Doll Museum, etc.
Cruising on the Port of Yokohama from Pier Yamashita-koen for 40 min, costing 1,000/500 JPY per adult/child.

6. Motomachi and Yamate area – Fashionable streets and Western scenes on the hill
Motomachi Shopping Street, Harbor View Park, Foreign General Cemetery, Yamate Italian Garden, Foreign Residences - Berrick Hall, Ehrismann Residence and so on, etc.

7. Sankeien area – A classic garden having a lot of historic buildings
Sankeien Garden – a traditional Japanese-style garden, dotted with a villa, three-story pagoda, teahouses and so on

8. Noge and Sakuragicho area – Lively towns for ordinary citizens
500 stores of food stalls, small pubs and bars line the streets
Nogeyama Zoo, Yokohama Naritasan Temple, Iseyama Kotaijingu Shrine, etc.

The private sake tasting experience for 2 hours, hosted by an American sake expert at a sake bar near Yokohama Station. Guests must be at least 20 years old.

read more
4.6 (20) Reviews
Very Good

Organized by

Aki Licensed Guide
(20) Reviews
Contact Aki Response Time: 3 hs


  • Walk in comfortable promenades and enjoy viewing the bay area
  • Visit Japan’s largest Chinatown and enjoy various foods
  • Seek the traces of Japan’s Westernization
  • Cruise on Yokohama bay by a boat or amphibious bus
  • Visit a classic garden having a lot of historic buildings
  • Walk around the lively towns for ordinary people
  • The private sake tasting experience, if you like
  • Please refer to What to Expect for more details


I can guide you in Kyoto, Kagawa(Shikoku) and Okinawa.
If you would be interested in being guided by me in those places, please contact me to confirm my availability in advance.
I would appreciate it if you could give me an inquiry about the availability at least two weeks before the day of the tour.

This tour is a walking tour, so please wear comfortable shoes.

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up (in this case, please pay the guide's transportation fare from your hotel too)
What‘s not included
transportation fare(you and guide), admission fee(you and guide), meals
Depart From
Meeting Point
JR Sakuragicho Station, or wherever in Yokohama, including your hotel and the pier Osanbashi
Ending Point
JR Sakuragicho Station, or wherever in Yokohama, including your hotel and the pier Osanbashi
3 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

Besides guide fee, how much does it cost for this tour?

Although the cost varies according to our itinerary, a typical cost is 1,500 to 2,000 JPY per person.
- transportation fare: Approx. 500 JPY - Local bus in Yokohama
- admission fee to a facility: 1,000 JPY (Sky Garden observatory at Landmark Tower)
- beverages at a cafe: Approx. 500 JPY
For more details, please refer to the Questions and Answers below.

How much does it take to get to Yokohama from Tokyo?

It's about 1,000 to 1,600 JPY per person for a round trip. The fare varies depending on a distance between the stations.

How much is the fare of transportation to get around Yokohama?

In the bay area of Yokohama, sightseeing spots are compactly located, so we might use a bus for one to two times.
The bus fare is 220 JPY per ride and person. Although, there is a one-day ticket providing unlimited rides on the subway and buses within the bay area, costing 500/250 JPY per adult/child.

What is the price range of lunch in Yokohama?

There are various types of restaurants serving many kinds of cuisines.
The typical price ranges per person are, for example,
- A Western style restaurant: 1,500 to 3,000 JPY
- A Chinese style restaurant: 1,500 to 3,000 JPY
- A Japanese style restaurant: 1,500 to 3,000 JPY
- A lunch in a Cafe: 1,500 to 2,500 JPY
- A Ramen and a noodle shop: 1,000 JPY approximately

How much are the admission fees of the museums and other facilities?

The prices vary according to a museum and facility, for example,
Yokohama Museum of Art - 500/300/100 JPY per adult/high school and college student/Junior high school student
Hara Model Railway Museum - 1,000/700/500 JPY per adult/Junior high and high school student/child
Sky Garden observatory at the Landmark Tower - 1,000/800/500 JPY per adult/high school student/school child
Cup Noodles Museum - 500 JPY per adult, high school age children and younger admitted free
Sankeien Garden - 500/200 JPY per adult/child

How much does it cost for the private sake tasting experience?

It costs 8,000 JPY, or approximately $73 USD per person.

What’s a recommended itinerary for this tour?

For example:

Meet at your hotel in Yokohama bay area and move to the Yokohama Landmark Tower.

Visit the Yokohama Landmark Tower in Minato Mirai 21 Central area.
Enjoy viewing 360-degree scenery from the Sky Garden observatory.

Walk in promenades through malls such as Queen’s Square, Yokohama World Porters, and Marine & Walk Yokohama in Minato Mirai 21 area.

Visit Akarenga - Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse and Zo-no-hana Park.
Dropping by Osanbashi International Passenger Terminal is an option.

Walk in streets in Kannai area while viewing Towers of Jack, Queen, and King.

Visit Yamashita-koen park and stroll in.

Visit Yokohama Chinatown and stroll in, dropping by shops, Kantei-byo and Mazu temples.

In the Chinatown, the tour ends.
Enjoy your lunch!

I'm a passenger of a cruise ship docked in Yokohama. Can you pick me up at a pier?

Yes, I can. I will meet you at the pier Osanbashi International Passenger Terminal in Yokohama.

Can you escort me to my hotel or other places?

Yes, I can. If your hotel is located in Tokyo, please pay Hotel escort fee.
Guide’s transportation fare to the place is also required to be paid.

Can you arrange a private car? How much does it cost for a car?

Yes, I can arrange a private car, van and minibus according to your request.
The cost varies, depending on type of car, time and mileage.
For example, it costs approximately $155 USD for 4 hours and 2 passengers.

Can you pick me up at an airport?

Yes, I can, however, during the daytime only.
If you use Narita Airport, please pay the extra fee.
The rate of the extra fee is same as the extra-hour fee. Please pay the extra-hour fee for two hours when you book.
In case of Haneda Airport, you don't need to pay the extra fee.

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.

View More Frequently Asked Questions read more

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.
Reviews ( 20 )
1 week ago |   by Chris

“ Excellent tour of Tokyo ”

We enjoyed working with Aki very much during our recent trip. Many Thanks

1 month ago |   by Pervin

“ Tokyo & Kamakura ”

We were a group of 6 for Tokyo tour and 4 for Kamakura. Aki is a good guide; very patient, polite and professional. He knows the subject matter and explains well; sometimes we wished he gave us more details or background history. He gave us an excellent orientation of the subway stations and how the Japanese rail system worked. We wished he did a better of job of time management. Eg. in Tokyo, the Imperial Palace which was the first place we visited we spent too much time; actually you can do this without a guide and at Kamakura we again spent too much time at the first sight Engakuji temple; as a result we then had to rush around. Also Aki should have done a better research for taking us for lunch; because when lunch time came, we had to scramble and look for restaurants and in Tokyo we wound up eating at a very mediocre place.

2 months ago |   by Robert

“ Tokyo and Yokohama ”

Aki was the perfect guide, he was friendly, helpful,and showed us all that we wanted to see ,plus more.without his expert knowledge on Tokyo and Yokohama, we would have missed so much

3 months ago |   by Alan

“ The Imperial Palace and First Impressions ”

We are grateful that we were able to spend half a day with Aki at the beginning of our stay in Tokyo. He was engaging, helpful, and the perfect Host for Tokyo. His initiative, concern for our well-being, attention to detail and service orientation were impressive. The best compliment I can give is that we are very much looking forward to spending our next tour - in Nikko on Monday - with Aki! Can't wait!

7 months ago |   by Elizabeth

“ Wonderful and caring guide ”

We enjoyed our day with Aki. In advance of our tour of Hakone, Aki checked in several times to confirm the time, the itinerary and even give us clothing suggestions due to the weather. He also purchased train tickets for us in advance so that we were guaranteed to get a seat. He gave us interesting facts about the area and was seamless in his navigation during a very crowded time in Hakone. Aki also went above and beyond by staying with us to make sure we got to our ryokan at the end of the tour. His English and knowledge of the area are excellent. He is easy-going and friendly. I highly recommend a tour with Aki.

More tours by Aki

The Real Kamakura - 1 day Customized Tour - 

(20) Reviews
by Aki
7:30h $ 267 up to 4 people

Variety of Tokyo - 1 day Customized Tour -

(20) Reviews
by Aki
7h $ 249 up to 4 people

Bay Breeze in Yokohama - 1 day Customized Tour -

(20) Reviews
by Aki
6h $ 214 up to 4 people

Variety of Tokyo - Half-day Customized Tour -

(20) Reviews
by Aki
4h $ 142 up to 4 people

Go Around Hakone – Follow the Golden Route in the mountains

(20) Reviews
by Aki
8:30h $ 291 up to 4 people

The Real Kamakura - Half-day Customized Tour -

(20) Reviews
by Aki
4h $ 142 up to 4 people

Yokohama Popular Tours & Activities

Photogenic Multicultural Port City Yokohama

(7) Reviews
by Mayumi
6h $ 107 up to 7 people

Your Own One Day Tour in Yokohama

(4) Reviews
8h $ 267 up to 10 people

Best Memories of Yokohama

(129) Reviews
by Yuki
7h $ 187 up to 5 people

Bay Breeze in Yokohama - 1 day Customized Tour -

(20) Reviews
by Aki
6h $ 214 up to 4 people

Yokohama your way

(24) Reviews
4h $ 107 up to 6 people