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Highlights of Yokohama & The Great Buddha of Kamakura

Highlights

Yoko T.

4.78(77) reviews
Yokohama
English, Japanese (Native)
7 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

We will visit the Great Buddha of Kamakura and the highlights of your choice in Yokohama.

It's possible to visit Shinyokohama Ramen Museum to try some ramens from all over Japan.

Meeting Point

JR Sakuragicho Station/ Yokohama Station or at the lobby of your hotel in Tokyo/Kawasaki/Yokohama

The Great Buddha of Kamakura: Adult/Student (age 13-18) 200 yen, Students (age 6-12) 150 yen

Sky Garden of Yokohama Landmark Tower (Adults (18-64) ¥1000, Seniors (65-)/High School Students ¥800, 6-15 years old¥500/Pre-school kids ¥200)

Harbor View of Minato-no-mieru-koen Park

Chinatown

Yamashita Park

Cupnoodles Museum: Adult (18 or older) 500 yen, Free for children younger than 18 years old/My Cupnoodles Factory: 300 yen for each CUPNOODLES

Shinyokohama Ramen Museum: Adult (13 or older) 310yen Child (6 to 12) & seniors(60over) 100yen; Free for children younger than 6 years old.

Or other places of your interest

Ending Point

At your hotel or the places you prefer to during the tour

What to Expect

Take your time at the Great Buddha of Kamakura.

We will visit the sights you'd like to near the Yokohama Port.

I grew up in Yokohama after I came back to Japan and went to Junior and Senior High School in Yokohama, so I know the area quite well.

You can try some ramens from all over Japan if we go to Shinyokohama Ramen Museum.


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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guiding fee, hotel pick-up in East Tokyo Area/Kawasaki/Yokohama, guide's admission fee for Ramen Museum


What‘s not included

Transportation fare (You and guide: From Tokyo Station to Kamakura Station is 920 yen one way, from Kamakura to Sakuragicho is 390 yen, the rest depends where your hotel is/On holidays, there is a ticket of 2670 yen, which covers all the JR area of this trip)

Meals, snacks, beverages,

Admission Fee for Ramen Museum (Adult ¥310, Child (6 to 12) & senior(over 60) 100yen,

Kids younger than 6 years old are free.)

Important Information

It will be first booked, first served basis, but could you make inquiries before booking?

If you're interested in TOKYO, MOUNT FUJI, or NIKKO, please check the tours before you make inquiries. (Some transportation for Mount Fuji or Nikko might be fully booked if you do last minute booking.)

If you'd like a car chartered, please check the PRIVATE CARS TOUR by yourself.

It's concerned with your budget, so I'm afraid I cannot make arrangements for that, but I will be happy to guide you with the car you chartered.

It's impossible to make quotes without knowing the spots you would like to visit.

Nikko and Mount Fuji are approximately two hours on Limited Express from Shinjuku or Asakusa.

Tokyo is not a compact city, but a huge one.

If you have difficulties with stairs, please tell me in your message. Thank you.

Please wear walking SHOES like sneakers.

If the weather forecast won't be so good, you can change it to another day as far as I'm available.

If you would like to enjoy the twilight view, it is possible to start as an afternoon tour, or you can add with some of your places of your request in Tokyo/Yokohama/Kamakura area. In that case, I would like to make an original itinerary for you, so please let me know by sending a message.


Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Norlito A.

Nov 24, 2022

Experience with Yoko

Yoko has been very helpful the making this trip successful. Very knowledgeable and provided suggested tours to maximize our stay in Tokyo. She’s very flexible and can adapt to any changes and recommend based on appropriateness. Looking forward in meeting her tonight.

Yoko T.

Thank you so much for writing a review so soon. It was a great pleasure of mine meeting you and your wonderful family. All of you are so great including your cute granddaughter. I hope I can make your first trip to Japan an amazing one. Let's have fun!! See you tomorrow!!

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Stephen S.

Nov 20, 2022

Tokyo traditional culture tour

Yoko kindly agreed to meet me at a convenient location to begin our tour. The focus was on Japan traditional culture where we visited Meiji Jingu shrine, Asakusa temple and the gardens of the Imperial palace. Yoko was very friendly and knowledgeable. Having previously been raised in Seattle, she understood American culture and was very communicative. She shared with me the history about the shoguns, emperors and the shrines, and was very attentive to answering all of my questions. I had always wanted to experience Japan tea and we visited a tea shop to try matcha and Yoko was very patient as I familiarized myself with the variety of teas. Overall, a great day sightseeing and I would recommend Yoko.

Yoko T.

Thank you so much for writing a review just after you got back to the States. I appreciate your keenness on learning about the Japanese culture so much. Having a genuine Matcha at a very traditional store at Tsukiji was a nice experience, wasn't it? I had fun with you Stephen san and your wonderful team. I'll be looking forward to seeing you and your family, colleagues soon. Thank you again!!

Paulina G.

Nov 18, 2022

I had the most amazing day with the most amazing guide in Tokyo

Yoko is full of positivity and energy. She is extremely knowledgeable and intelligent. She knows the city of Tokyo and all its hidden gems. She has your best interest in mind. Yoko inquired what are my top things to see and then organized a whole day the most advantageous way so we got to see and experience even more. She explained a lot about culture and religion and history. It’s a very memorable day for me. I can not wait to come back and have Yoko guide me again. Thank you, Yoko san.

Yoko T.

Thank you so much for a wonderful day and an amazing review so soon. I'm so glad that it became a memorable day for you, Paulina san. I was so amazed that you did so much research before you come that you made the conversation much more interesting and I could enjoy story telling a lot based on your interest. I will be waiting to see and guide you again soon. Have fun in Kyoto and see you next year!!

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Isis D.

Nov 6, 2022

There's nothing like a good mood to make your day

Even though the weather wasn't helping to see Mt. Fuji, Yoko was still making sure we enjoyed the trip. She was rooting with us for the weather to improve and she was just as happy as we were when the "princess" finally showed up ;) Plus, she gave us a great tip about visiting the observatory in Tokyo. We recommend her!

Yoko T.

Thank you so much for your review, Isis san. It was really fun to be with you and your partner Victor. Both of you were so keen to learn about our culture. I was so amazed that you knew about the name of Japanese food like Gobo and Kaki. It was so dramatic when we could see Mount Fuji showed up at the Station at last. Have fun with your sake!! Thank you again!! https://gowithguide.com/blog/waiting-for-mount-fuji-with-a-lovely-couple-5048

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