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Highlights of Yokohama & The Great Buddha of Kamakura

Highlights

Yoko T.

4.76(72) 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

Andrew L.

Oct 4, 2022

Great all round tour of Kamakura

Generally, tourists would only go and see the Great Buddha, however Yoko-san's Kamakura tour is far more comprehensive and you finish the tour with a far greater appreciation of the history of Kamakura. Yoko-san is extremely knowledgeable of the area and she is more than happy to answer any questions you have and for you to browse and buy anything you find interesting. It is a full day tour of walking and catching buses but it is well worth it!

Yoko T.

Thank you so much for a great review, Andew san. I really enjoyed the lovely day at Kamakura with you, your amazing family, Vanessa san, Ashleigh san and Jayden kun and the other days, too. I was amazed to find both of you and your lovely wife using the picture of the garden of Hasedera Temple on your phone. I will be looking forward to guiding your first day in Hakone, or Lake Kawaguchiko and see Mount Fuji together with you some day soon. Thank you again for everything, Yoko.

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Chuen jye Y.

Sep 18, 2022

A great day spent in Kamakura

Yoko-san was so knowledgeable and was able to fill in on all questions we posed to her. She would often tickle us with some interesting trivia, and there was not a boring moment in Kamakura. She was very patient and obliging to entertain our detour to the many interesting shops in the area. We were thrilled to find out that she really knows her sake, and she made sure we were shown 'the sake place' within Tokyo Station for tasting and purchase of nice sake. Couldn't have asked for more!

Yoko T.

Thank you so much for such an excellent review. I'm glad you enjoyed that day in Kamakura. I felt totally lucky that I could enjoy it with you and your amazing wife. Kamakura is so soothing that I never get tired of visiting there and I could relax myself with wonderful guests. I'm happy that you enjoyed your Kuheiji and each time I drink Hassen I will remember your beautiful wife and her lovely comments from now on. Thank you again!!

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Darron C.

Sep 12, 2022

Visiting Nihon Minkaen.

We had a wonderful day with Yoko. The Open-Air museum is well worth the visit, and Yoko has a personal interest, so she is enthusiastic about it all. She also pointed out lots of info on buildings and areas as we were on the train. We highly recommend her as a guide, and the trip to Nihon Minkaen.

Yoko T.

Thank you so much for writing a great review so soon. I deeply appreciated that you took time in seeing each folk house, disappearing from the modern Japan and preserved, as a grandkid of an architect and a researcher of those folkhouses. I hope you enjoy the rest of your visit to Tokyo.

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Sophie M.

Feb 24, 2020

Great day out

Great day out visiting Mount Fuji. Yoko was very helpful with the booking and anticipating all needs prior to the tour. On the day, Yoko met us at the lobby of our hotel and off we went to see Mt Fuji! Great day with the weather on our side. Yoko was very knowledgable, thank you for sharing your experience with us! I was traveling with my 7 year old son, we both really enjoy the day out and everything went smoothly. If you want a personalised tour, go for it, it makes a huge difference with no hassle, great learning experience, worth everything. Yoko is very flexible. Merci beaucoup Yoko!

Yoko T.

Ne de rien!! Thank you so much for such a great review, Sophie. The pleasure was mine that I could share the great view of Mount Fuji from Lake Kawaguchiko. I enjoyed the conversation with you a lot about France, UK and yourself even the temperature difference seemed to be quite tough for Rye. I hope you and Rye remember how to do the origami of Kabuto, the samurai helmet. I will practice the frog based on the site you told me. I hope you're enjoying Kyoto and please enjoy the rest of your stay. Merci beaucoup et à bientôt!!

$193/ per group

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