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Yokohama's nice photo taking place

by Hiroshi
(7) Reviews
8h $ 196 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • Sakuragi-cho area
  • Ideal place to observe Yokohama Bay Bridge
  • 3 historical towers in Yokohama
  • Yamashita Park and China town area.
  • Harbor view park or Sankei-En
  • Lunch at a hotel which is the first hotel in Japan opened for foreigners
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Price up to 5 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Overview

Many people visit Yokohama to enjoy nice view of port ,bridge, historical buildings and parks. But not many people know good place to take pictures. I will show you nice places to take pictures while enjoying sightseeing , food and talking . Please join me, to make your travel more memorable one.

What to Expect

In this tour, I will take you to at least 7 impressive places for picture taking . It is possible to visit Yokohama by yourself . But not everybody takes pictures at ideal places. Therefore my knowledge will help you to keep good memory of Yokohama.
Yokohama is a big town and central area is surrounded by big buildings. The first point is near Sakuragi-cho area ,which is original port area, has several places to enjoy nice view of buildings and amusement park. The second point is an ideal place to see Yokohama Bay bridge. The third point is famous Red bricks warehouse area where always some events are taken place. After the Red bricks warehouse area, we will see 3 historical towers. There is one tower which has historical value in inside which you can take pictures. And the next point is close to Yamashita park. It is a well known place and has not well-known historical story . Chinatown is another place where you can enjoy different atmosphere and pictures than any place else. After China town, you have a choice for further tour. The first one is Harbor view park area which has westernized park and the second one is Sankei-En which is much bigger and Japanese style garden.
At Harbor view park area, there is atmosphere of early stage of Westernized Japan and Western style gardens with many flowers including roses.
Sankei-En which is a big Japanese garden located in south of central Yokohama and it takes about 30 minutes from China town by bus. You can enjoy the garden all the year round with different scene and flowers. It means you can enjoy different points for picture taking in every season. My recommendation is Sankei-En.

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Highlights

  • Sakuragi-cho area
  • Ideal place to observe Yokohama Bay Bridge
  • 3 historical towers in Yokohama
  • Yamashita Park and China town area.
  • Harbor view park or Sankei-En
  • Lunch at a hotel which is the first hotel in Japan opened for foreigners

Important

It is depend on weather condition if you can take satisfying picture or not.
This tour is walking tour. Therefore, wearing sneaker is recommended.
If you choose Sankei-En for the last place to go, it may take more than planned time .

What‘s included
Guide fee
What‘s not included
Transportation fee( you and guide), meal, entrance fee, Hotel pick up if hotel location is out of Yokohama
Meeting Point
JR Sakuragicho station. If you like to meet me at hotel in Tokyo. It is possible. But extra charge is required
Ending Point
JR Sakuragicho station.
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people

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 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 ( 7 )
Very Good
1 month ago |   by Cheryll

“ 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.

Excellent
2 months ago |   by Jim

“ 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.

Excellent
3 months ago |   by Eileen

“ 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!

Excellent
3 months ago |   by Andreas

“ 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.

Excellent
5 months ago |   by Katie

“ 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.

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