Monkey Island, or Sarushima in Japanese, is the largest uninhabited natural island in Tokyo Bay. The island is located a mile off Yokosuka Naval Base and is considered by locals to be the symbol of the city.
Spring through early summer is the best time for hiking. If you are located on or around Yokosuka Naval Base, you are in luck, as there is a popular hiking destination, Kannonzaki, just a 15-minute drive from you.
Just a minute walk from Yokosuka Naval Base’s Womble Gate, popular Nepalese-Indian restaurant Gorkha Palace offers a home to American sailors and local Japanese with its tasty fare and casual atmosphere.