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Yokohama your way

(34) Reviews
4h $ 106 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

  • This is one of our more popular tours. It has something for everyone. *NO PEAK SEASON PREMIUM for this tour.
  • The numbered photos correspond to the following, please choose two or three places for a 4-hour tour.
  • 1: Landmark Tower Observation Deck (30 min = 1,000 JPY)
  • 2: Cosmo Clock 21 - 100m-high Ferris wheel (15min-ride = 800 JPY)
  • 3: Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse - shopping and cafes (30 mins to 2 hrs)
  • 4: Chinatown - strolling, shopping, lunch, dinner (1 to 2 hrs)
  • 5: Nissan Global Headquarters Gallery
  • 6: Harbor View Park
  • 7: Osanbashi International Ferry Terminal
  • 8: Sky Duck Bus - amphibian mode of transportation that can go on land and water (1hr = 3,500 JPY)
  • 9: Sea bus (Starts at 350 JPY)
  • 10: Harbor cruise - Optional lunch, dinner, and night cruise. = Starts at 2,000 JPY for the Cruise Only option. From 200 JPY for the meal options.
  • 11: Sankeien Japanese garden - Features 17 historic Japanese-style buildings (2 to 3 hrs = 600 JPY entrance fee)
  • 12: Artric Museum - Joke and optical illusion museum (1 to 2 hrs = 1,300 JPY entrance fee)
  • 13: Walking tour by the bayside walking path - Goes by the Landmark Tower (#1), Cosmo Clock 21 (#2) Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse (#3), and the Osanbashi International Ferry Terminal (#7) = 1 hr
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105.60 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 26.40
Early-pick up(before 9:30).
$ 8.80
Late night (after 7:00pm).
$ 17.60
Drop-off in central Tokyo.
$ 17.60
Pick-up at your hotel in central Tokyo.
$ 17.60
Additional guests (per head). .
$ 8.80

Overview

Yokohama is a beautiful harbor city with mix of historical and modern buildings, and Chinatown with its genuine Chinese flavors.
For a 4-hour tour, please select two or three destinations from the Hightlights section. (all of which are my personal favorites.)
Sankeien Garden(#11) is highly recommended if you're not going to either Kamakura or Kyoto (extra two hours).

What to Expect

KONNICHIWA!

WHY TAKE THIS TOUR?
We can modify it to suit your preferred level of physical exertion.
For example, if you feel like walking, we'll go on a walking tour. But if you are not up to it, we can get a fun ride of Skyduck.
If you wish to go shopping, I am happy to help you with it.

ANYTHING ELSE?
We can also take a tour of Kamakura and Hakone. Hakone has the best view of Mt. Fuji in the winter.
Do you want to experience authentic Japanese culture? A home visit and sushi-making package is perfect for you!

My goal is to make your stay in Japan quite enjoyable.
See you in Yokohama!

Arigato!

SAMPLE TOUR (4hrs)
10:00 #7 Meet at Osanbashi International Ferry Terminal
10:00 #13 Walk toward #1 Landmark tower via #3 Red Brick Warehouse
11:30 #1 Landmark tower Observation deck
12:30 #4 Chinatown (lunch)
14:00 Tour ends at Yokohama station

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Toshi(T-chan) Licensed Guide
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Highlights

  • This is one of our more popular tours. It has something for everyone. *NO PEAK SEASON PREMIUM for this tour.
  • The numbered photos correspond to the following, please choose two or three places for a 4-hour tour.
  • 1: Landmark Tower Observation Deck (30 min = 1,000 JPY)
  • 2: Cosmo Clock 21 - 100m-high Ferris wheel (15min-ride = 800 JPY)
  • 3: Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse - shopping and cafes (30 mins to 2 hrs)
  • 4: Chinatown - strolling, shopping, lunch, dinner (1 to 2 hrs)
  • 5: Nissan Global Headquarters Gallery
  • 6: Harbor View Park
  • 7: Osanbashi International Ferry Terminal
  • 8: Sky Duck Bus - amphibian mode of transportation that can go on land and water (1hr = 3,500 JPY)
  • 9: Sea bus (Starts at 350 JPY)
  • 10: Harbor cruise - Optional lunch, dinner, and night cruise. = Starts at 2,000 JPY for the Cruise Only option. From 200 JPY for the meal options.
  • 11: Sankeien Japanese garden - Features 17 historic Japanese-style buildings (2 to 3 hrs = 600 JPY entrance fee)
  • 12: Artric Museum - Joke and optical illusion museum (1 to 2 hrs = 1,300 JPY entrance fee)
  • 13: Walking tour by the bayside walking path - Goes by the Landmark Tower (#1), Cosmo Clock 21 (#2) Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse (#3), and the Osanbashi International Ferry Terminal (#7) = 1 hr

Important

Skyduck and cruises are cancelled in case of heavy rain and strong wind.

PLEASE NOTE:
= Hotel pick-ups only in Central Tokyo and Yokohama.
= Charges start at the meet-up time.
= Please book at least SIX HOURS PRIOR to a custom booking.
= For 4-hour tours, please check out my tours = Tokyo, Harajuku & Shibuya, Odaiba, Shinjuku, Ueno, Yokohama and antique flea market.

PEAK SEASON PREMIUM (for some tours) = 2,000 JPY per group
= Charged ONLY ONCE for the first day of the first tour of the peak season.
= Peak seasons:
>>> Spring : March 15 to April 30
>>> Autumn : October 1 to November 20

***I offer tours using public transportation (train, subway, bus and/or taxi) as it gives guests a better feel for the city. It's the fastest way of getting around Tokyo. Yes! You heard that right. Public transportation IS the fastest way of getting around Tokyo. Experience the clean and highly-efficient Tokyo public transportation system!

= Luggage : You can send it to your hotel in Tokyo at the tourist information center. Cloak service is available, too.
= Sankeien: takes 20 to 30 minute by bus. For travelers who don't have time to visit to Kyoto and Kamakura, it is the best place to see traditional buildings arranged in the Japanese garden. Tea ceremony is available.

What‘s included
Guide fee
Hotel pick-up in Yokohama
What‘s not included
Transportation fee(you and guide: approx. 1,200JPY / person
Food / drinks (you and guide)
Entrance fee (you and guide).
*Guide has a pass for Landmark tower observation deck and Sankeien garden .
Meeting Point
Your hotel in Yokohama, or Osanbashi-international terminal in Yokohama. I will ask the extra fee to pick you up at a hotel in Tokyo.
Ending Point
Yokohama station or Osanbashi-international terminal in Yokohama
Duration
4 hours
Starting time
10:00 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 ( 34 )
Alex Alex United States ( Friends )
Excellent
4 days ago

“ Very fun and flexible day in Tokyo ”

Toshi gave us an excellent tour of Tokyo and the many things it had to offer. Very knowledgeable about the city, traditions and current events it was a day packed with information and fun. Would definitely reach out to Toshi again next time we are in Tokyo.

Toshi(T-chan):

Hi Alex! It was a pleasure to meet you, your son Alex, and Toppy! I was delighted to help you obtain some items on your wish list. Wasn't it fun window-shopping for kitchen tools in Kappabashi Street? You made a good choice in picking a high-quality copper dome cover for cooking (teppanyaki). It comes from an area known for hand-hammered metalcraft, Tsubame-sanjo City. It was a relief to find your favorite clothing store in Shibuya. We were also quite lucky to witness two festivals in Asakusa. Three days in Japan is not enough. Come back to see the cherry blossoms (in the spring)! Let's explore the area more!

Roine Roine Canada ( Friends )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ Delightfully informative day in Tokyo with Toshi ”

Toshi is a delightful and knowledgeable guide. We could not have chosen a better guide for our Tokyo visit. It was amazing how she could pack so much into a one day visit! We asked to see a lot of places and we saw them and more. What an exciting city to visit. Toshi made us feel that we really need to come back for another visit and stay longer. We learned a lot about Japanese history, culture, customs, architecture, food, and Japanese life in general. She was extremely considerate,gracious and knowledgeable. We could not have asked for more. Arigato!

Toshi(T-chan):

Thank you, Roine. So glad you liked my architecture tour. The luxury brands' flagship buildings in Omotesando captured the brands' essence quite well, don't you think? Have you ever seen as many unique-shaped buildings in one place as in Odaiba? The Fuji TV building really stands out with its sphere-shaped observatory deck on the top floor. For another excellent example of Kenzo Tange's work, we should visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (in Shinjuku) next time. Hope to see you again or matane in Japanese!

nicole Nicole United States ( Couple )
Excellent
1 week ago

“ T-chan was just what we needed to see the sights of Tokyo ”

My husband and I booked a four-hour tour with T-chan. She worked with me in advance of our arrival to determine what sights we wanted to see and was super easy to work with. Her English is excellent and there were no issues with communication. She met us at our hotel and we walked to the subway station. This was planned out and I believe she will accommodate to individual requests. She showed us how to buy subway cards and how to recharge them, etc. It was so nice to just follow her and not worry about getting lost. She took special consideration to our needs and was really a perfect host. She answered all of my random questions and was very easy to talk to. We had a lot of fun and we recommend her to anyone looking to book a guide in the area. We will 100% book T-chan again for our next t... read more

Toshi(T-chan):

Thank you Nico-chan! I quite enjoyed our tour, too. Wasn't it fun to sit back and relax in the self-driving train as we enjoyed a lovely view of Tokyo Bay? Was it just me or did the sushi actually taste better after seeing the sushi chef make it for us? The Macchi-Art latte in Ginza was a pleasant surprise! The personalized latte was made even more special with a loving couple's image on it (that's you!). Technology is amazing! I hope to see you back in Tokyo soon. There's always something new to see as the city is ever-changing. It would be fun to explore those new places with you next time. Take care!

Sandra Sandra United States ( Friends )
Very Good
1 month ago

“ Enjoyable day in Yokohama ”

Toshi met us at the cruise terminal for our 4 hour tour. We walked a lot along the area near the ship. She adjusted the itinerary per our request and took us to a traditional Japanese dance competition. We then set about 2 hours in Chinatown where we had lunch and walked the streets stopping at one temple. On our way back to the ship we walked through a pretty gardens. Her English is excellent.

Toshi(T-chan):

Thank you for the kind review, Sandi! It was indeed an enjoyable day! So what do you think of the Yosakoi dance? Wasn't it grand? Who would have thought traditional folk dance could mix well with rock’n roll? Can you remember the clothes of each of the dance teams? They wore their own distinctive modern Kimono. Next time, let’s explore Yokohama Sankeien garden together! It is like an antique architectural themed park. You would love it! Hope to see you again!

debbie Debbie United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ A perfect guide to show us Tokyo ”

T-Chan (Toshi) was so knowledgeable and professional ... Even before we arrived in Tokyo she answered our questions and helped us create an itinerary perfectly suited to our interests. Once we arrived, she was so accommodating - and her kind, generous personality made the trip even more fun. My highest recommendation !

Toshi(T-chan):

Thank you, Debbie! It was lovely to meet all of you. We, girls, had a great time shopping at Asakusa. Two hours was not enough to see all the stores there. It was good to see your husband having fun "fighting" against the sword master at the Samurai Museum. On a different note, I hope your father's book (which you co-wrote) is well-received in Japan!

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