Yokohama your way (from 4 hours)

Highlights

Toshi H.

4.95(91) reviews
Yokohama
English
4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

Yokohama is a beautiful harbor city with mix of historical and modern buildings, and Chinatown with its genuine Chinese flavors .Excellent views and plenty of photo opps. It's just only 30 minutes away from Tokyo by train.

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).

See you in Yokohama!

Itinerary

Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.

Meeting Point

Your Central Tokyo or Yokohama hotel OR at JR Sakuragicho station or Osanbashi-international terminal in Yokohama. I will ask the extra fee to pick you up at Daikoku Pier and a hotel in Tokyo.

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 2,000 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

Ending Point

Yokohama station or Osanbashi-international terminal in Yokohama

What to Expect

= Scenic historic spots and good food only 30 minutes away from Tokyo.

= Japanese architecture and a garden; not found in Tokyo's old town.

= Excellent views and plenty of photo opps.

= Perfect for people of all ages!

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)

10:00AM #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)

2:00PM Tour ends at Yokohama station

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

The following are PAID IN CASH on the day/s of the tour.

= Transportation fee(you and guide): approx. 1,000++JPY / person (train, bus , ferry)

= Guide transportation to Yokohama or central Tokyo (1,000JPY), Haneda Airport (1,600JPY) = given to the guide directly on the day of the tour,

= Food / drinks (you and guide)

= Entrance fee (you and guide).

*Guide has a pass for Landmark tower observation deck and Sankeien garden .

Important Information

Multiple-day bookings are encouraged. I might have greater flexibility in opening closed slots in this case. Let's talk about it. Send me a message! :‑) . MORE INFO: = We use public transportation (train, subway, bus and/or taxi) in my tours as it's the best way to see the city. = Please book at least SIX HOURS PRIOR to a custom tour. = The meet-up time marks the official start of the tour. = Hotel pick-ups = only in Central Tokyo, Yokohama, and a few hotels in Kawasaki. = Early pick-up (before 9:30) = extra 1,000JPY/hr = Tour extension (extra hour service) = 3,500JPY/hr = Four-hour tours available = Tokyo, Harajuku & Shibuya, Odaiba, Shinjuku, Ueno, Yokohama, and antique flea market. Please check out the corresponding tour pages. = HAKONE TOURS = Requires close coordination with the guide BEFORE BOOKING. It takes more time to plan this trip. = MT. FUJI TOURS = Only available as an ADD-ON to a Tokyo tour (at least 4-hr Tokyo tour on a different day). Guests should book their own private car or van. NOTE: Highly recommended to book transportation first as they are quite popular. Otherwise, we may not have transportation on the tour date. . PEAK SEASON PREMIUM = 1,000 JPY per group Charged ONLY ONCE on the first day of the first tour in the peak season. . . • Spring peak season : March 20 to April 30 . . • Autumn peak season : September 25 to November 10

(1) Guide transportation to Yokohama = 1,000JPY = Given to guide directly on the tour date.(2) Skyduck and cruises are cancelled in case of heavy rain and strong wind. (3)Meet-up at Daikoku pier = Please shoulder the guide taxi fare from the closest station (approx. 1,500JPY) Meet-up at Sakuragicho station is recommended. Cruise ship companies often offer the guests free shuttle bus to there.

= Luggage : You can send it to your hotel in Tokyo at the tourist information center. Cloak service is available, too.

= Daikoku Pier is a bit far from subway/ train stations. Meet-up at Sakuragicho station is recommended. Cruise ship companies often offer the guests free shuttle bus to there.

= 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.

SAMPLE TOUR (4hrs)

10:00 AM #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)

2:00 PM Tour ends at Yokohama station

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Karyna V.

Feb 5, 2020

Extraordinary day in Tokyo with excellent guide Toshi-San

Thank you T-Chan (Toshi-San) for an amazing day in Tokyo. I was a solo traveler with one day in Tokyo. T-Chan made it a truly unforgettable day. My day with Toshi started when she picked me up promptly at my Shinjuku hotel. She then took me to experience TeamLab Planets - a spectacular body immersive digital arts experience - in Odaiba. Along the way, we rode the fully automated train and she showed me different sights along the train line. Second stop was the Onsen in Odaiba. This was a most unique experience I wouldn’t have been able to manage without T-Chan with me. We enjoyed the onsen, the shops and the bath. It felt like a relaxing afternoon with a good friend. Next, T-Chan showed me the shops in Odaiba, where we walked around and she helped me find the items I was looking for. T-Chan knew where to shop and was willing to adjust the schedule to accommodate my interests. I was truly happy with my shopping purchases. Then we proceeded to Shinjuku where she showed me the interesting sights and places unique to the area. She gave me more information for the rest of my stay, before we parted ways. My day with T-chan was unhurried but filled with memorable sights and experiences. I only had a day with her in Tokyo but the memories will last me a lifetime. Thank you very much T-Chan for everything. I highly recommend Toshi-San. She is efficient, articulate and accommodating. She will work with you to make the best of your time in Japan.

Toshi H.

Thank you Karyna-chan! So delighted to hear you had a relaxing layover. I felt like you were one of my old friends, too. We, Japanese, have the Onsen culture. Even in the heart of Tokyo, we could soak in the natural hot spring. Amazing, isn’t it? As we are both dog-person, exploring pet stores was so fun! I hope your dogs will love the kimono costumes which you bought for them. How did you like sake? We sampled 5 varieties. I liked the sparkling sake the best. There are more trendy spots in Tokyo. Let’s go to Shibuya next time! Hope to see you again.

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Annette T.

Jan 21, 2020

Fantastic tour!

We had a wonderful tour with Toshi today. It was very interesting, informative and entertaining! Toshi modified our tour to add in all of our requested inclusions and the tour flowed easily. I really appreciated her encouragement to join in the Kawaii Monster Show and this was an absolute highlight! Toshi also gave us lots of information on what to do for our remaining time in Tokyo and she pointed out lots of things during our time, that you would miss not being a local. I highly recommend Toshi as a guide and this was a great experience for our family. Thank you Toshi x

Toshi H.

Arigato, Annette! Harajuku was fun, wasn't it? So glad we managed to hit all the spots you wanted. We felt as if we were surrounded by an explosion of color and ultimate cuteness at Kawaii Monster Café. So glad to hear you enjoyed dancing on the giant pink cake! You now have quite a collection of memories: dog café, the rainbow-colored food, the cosplay store, the dazzling display of products in the stores, the surreal mirror escalator, etc. (I can stare at this all day long!) Ukiyoe museum was very impressive, wasn’t it? They change the exhibit every two months. You need to come back and check other collections. Enjoy the rest of your Tokyo stay! Hope to see you again soon!

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Kristina P.

Jan 16, 2020

Great day in Tokyo with a large family group

We spent a fabulous day with T-Chan! She was organised, knowledgeable, polite, expert and caring. She took us to the places we were interested in but enhanced our itinerary further with other suggestions and places. We fit a lot in the day but didn’t feel overly rushed. Our relatively young children also enjoyed the day very much which can be challenging. T-Chan even provided us with summary notes at the end of the day of everything we had seen. Really great! Thank you so much T-Chan!

Toshi H.

Thank you, K-chan! So delighted to know that all of you enjoyed our tour. I did, too. We were so lucky that we were able to take group photos with two sumo wrestlers in Ryogoku! The atmosphere in Asakusa was still quite festive with its New Year decor. The highlight of the tour was Harajuku. The girls really liked the store and said “I want to buy everything here!” It was hard to leave as there were so many cute stuff, wasn’t it? Next time, let’s take a Purikura photo together! Hope to see you again.

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Wendy G.

Jan 15, 2020

Shinjuku Tour

Thank you so much Toshi for accomodating our large group during very busy times. You went out of your way to help us organise the bookings with our JR passes & then it was down to the fun stuff. We thoroughly enjoyed your tour & appreciated the maps you gave us at the end to help us. Your suggestions you emailed to us after our tour as to other activities the kids might enjoy and what train line to use when we returned to a different area of Tokyo were also greatly appreciated. You went above & beyond so thank you ?

Toshi H.

Thank you, Wendy! I'm so pleased to hear my travel tips helped you. It was fun to see all of you enjoy our tour! The weather was very cooperative that day. The Meiji Jingu Shrine grounds was so serene that we totally forgot we were in the center of a big city. Don’t you think so? Harajuku has been my favorite place since I was a teenager. One day is not enough to check out all trendy stores. Did you go to Kabukicho at night? It’s quite different compared to what we saw in the morning. Please come back so we can explore more of Tokyo together. A different season is also good. Hope to see you again!

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