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Exciting Kamakura - One Day Tour from Tokyo


Kamakura
8 Hours
up to 5 people
English ( Business ), Japanese ( Native )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Kamakura is called “Kyoto of Eastern Japan”, because it used to be the capital of Japan from 12th to 14th century and the first government by the Shogun, a top of samurai warriors, was located here.
Kamakura offers numerous temples, shrines and other historical monuments. In this tour, we will visit three famous temples and one shrine.

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Hideaki.

  • 09:00 AM

    Hotel Pick Up

    Meet at your Hotel and move to Kamakura by train for about 1.5 hour.

  • 10:30 AM

    The big Buddha in Kotokuin.

    The landmark of Kamakura.This temple was opened in 13th century. (Entrance fee:300 JPY except the guide)

  • Hase-dera Temple

    This temple was built in 8th century and it has a nice Japanese garden, statues of Buddha, view of the Pacific Ocean and a unique cave shrine. In June and July, hydrangea is so beautiful. (Entrance fee:400 JPY except the guide)

  • Hokoku-ji Temple

    This temple was built in 14th century and has a beautiful bamboo forest. It is something different from other temples in Kamakura. ( Entrance fee : 300 JPN except the guide).

  • Hachimangu Shrine

    This shrine was the official guardian shrine of the Kamakura shogunate and worshiped by Samurai as deity of the military.

  • 16:00 PM

    Move from Kamakura station to your hotel by train.

  • 17:00 PM

    Good bye at your hotel

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Tokyo
Ending Point At your hotel in Tokyo

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee
Transportation cost and admission fee for the guide

What‘s not included

Your transportation cost about 2700 JPY per person
Lunch
Your admission fee about 1000JPY per person

Important

For Nikko tour, I would like to meet up in tokyo or chiba area. If you want to meet up in Nikko, you need to pay for my transportation fee to Nikko.

We will use public transportation during this tour.

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

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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Reviews ( 20 )
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Inez Inez United States ( Family )
Very Good
1 year ago

“ Attentive guide ”

Hikeaki showed up at our hotel lobby early. He was very well prepared. He is attentive and gracious and will match his pace to what his clients like, which is nice. He showed us all the interesting aspects of Nikko. We enjoyed his company and felt well taken care of.

Hideaki:

Inez-san, Thank you very much for your review. I’m very glad to hear that you enjoyed the Nikko tour. I also had a good time talking with you and your sisters. Especially, your sister invented a new Japanese cuisine. That is Tonkatsu Udon. Thank you again. Hideaki Murayama

M M United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Visiting Hakone with Confidence ”

Hideaki San is indeed very professional, prompt with correspondence, detailed in his itineraries, and accurate in his estimate of out of pocket expenses, just like what others said. He is gentle, caring, and knows how to lead us well. Among the nine of us, some wanted to linger around taking photos while others could not wait to move on. Hideaki San managed that. Ours was a one day tour in Hakone. We started out from Tokyo. Later, we enjoyed the cruise on Lake Ashinoko, the view of Mount Fuji, the Hakone Komagatake Ropeway, walking the trail to Mototsumiya Shrine, and the stroll through the Open Air Museum. At the end of the day, Hideaki San gave us instructions on how to get to our ryokan and saw us off at the bus stop. We are very pleased and highly recommend him to anyone.

Hideaki:

Myra-san. Thank you very much for your review. As your family is so nice, I also shared a pleasant time. We were so lucky that day that we could view beautiful Mt. Fuji together with Lake Ashi. Actually, it’s often foggy and cloudy there. Did you enjoy hot spring that night? Thank you again. Hideaki Murayama

R Ramesh R India ( Family )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Niko and Mt Fuji ”

Hideaki is a very professional guide with excellent manners. He answered every question that we asked prior to our visit very promptly. He is a very detailed person and he gave us complete details of every expense that we are likely to incur apart from the guide fees with accurate details. He speaks well and quite easy to communicate and does not hurry you up while gently hinting the time limits at various places. He talked a bit about the culture of Japanese while at the same time contrasting with other cultures. He is quite flexible and was very helpful to getting us tickets for return to airport , money exchanges, showing us the easiest way to reach the express bus stand , how to reach by the easiest way to the hotel from airport ( though he was not the guide for that), how to take a m... read more

Hideaki:

Ramesh-san. Thank you very much for your review. I hope you enjoy the tours to Nikko and Mt. Fuji. I also had a good time chatting with you and your wife. We were very lucky that we could see a full view of Mt. Fuji. Thank you again. Hideaki Murayama

Jeffrey Jeffrey United States ( Family )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Our Guide to Fujiyama ”

Hideaki was a stellar guide from the very beginning as he helped us organize the lengthy transportation towards Mount Fuji. To each site that we stopped and each meal we had he never stopped being respectful and supportive to our experience. Hideaki was easy to talk to and a great person to spend our final day in Tokyo with. He was a wonderful guide.

Hideaki:

Jeffrey-san. Thank you very much for your review. As your family is so nice, I also shared a pleasant time. I think we enjoyed a peaceful time at the Mt. Fuji viewing spots, even though we, unfortunately, were not able to see a full view of Mt. Fuji. Thank you again. Hideaki Murayama

Paola Paola United Kingdom ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ Mount Fuji, Hakone Open Air Museum ”

Very organised, punctual. Everything was extremely well planned. We have been extremely happy to have Mr Hideaki as our guide.

Hideaki:

Paola-san. Thank you very much for your review. As your family is so nice, I also shared a pleasant time. We enjoyed a peaceful time at the Open Air Museum. Especially, at the foot bath. Thank you again. Hideaki Murayama

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