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Go over the mountain to know geographical merit of Kamakura tour

7 hours
up to 8 people
English ( License ), Japanese ( Fluent )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Kamakura is an attractive place for one day trip. If you have already visited there and you'd like to see another scene, this tour is one of a good choice. And if you like going on hiking, this tour might add good memory to you.
Former Shogun chose Kamakura as the base of his government because it was good place for defense. You can experience this geographic reason by joining this tour.


Feel free to personalize this offer with Junichi.

  • Start: I'll pick you up at your hotel. We take Tokaido Line or Yokosuka Line from Tokyo or Yokohama to get to Ofuna station. Or let's meet here in front of Ticket Office at Ofuna station.
  • Shonan Monorail Ofuna station: Taking Shonan Monorail here. This kind of suspended monorail is like an attraction of the amusement park.
  • Get off at Shonan-fukasawa Station: We can see the snow topped Mt. Fuji if we are lucky.
  • Strawberry field near the station
  • Meoto-ike pond
  • Kamakura-yama Mountain's Stone Monument
  • Kamakura-yama Jinja Shrine
  • A scene from Kamakura-yama Mountain
  • You can see how Kamakura is surrounded by Mountains and ocean.
  • Historical spot Inamura-ga-saki
  • Enoshima Dentetsu Train cars and Gokuraku-ji Temple Station. Gokuraku means 'HEAVEN.'
  • From Gokuraku-ji Temple I'll take you anywhere you would like to go. Going to Enoshima to eat some good seafood.
  • Or going to meet Daibutus Giant Buddha.
  • Or Hase-dera Temple.
  • Or famous Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine.
  • Or going to tranquil Zen Temples in Kitakamakura.

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What to Expect

It's an unusual approach to Kamakura. Although the common route to visit Kamakura is taking JR Yokosuka line and getting off at Kita-Kamakura station or Kamakura station, this is a route with approaching form Kamakura-yama Mountain. Kamakura is surrounded by mountains on its three sides--the east, north, and west--except the south facing the sea. You can feel such a Kamakura's geographical features by joining this tour. You will find fascinating Kamakura from another viewpoint.

Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Tokyo or Yokohama. Or JR Ofuna Station
Ending Point Kamakura Station or your hotel

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo or Yokohama area

What‘s not included

transportation fee : about 2300 yen per person from Tokyo or about 1400 yen per person from Yokohama (you and guide) , lunch : from 1000 yen to 5000 yen depending on what you would like to have , dinner : from 3000 yen to 7000 yen depending on what you would like to have , admission fee per person : Daibutus Giant Buddha (200 yen), Hase-dera Temple (300 yen), Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine (free of charge), Zen Temples in Kitakamakura Engaku-ji Temple (300 yen), Kencho-ji Temple (300 yen)


I can guide you in Hokkaido, Kanazawa, Nagano, Akita, Toyama, Iwate, Miyazaki, Kumamoto, Fukushima, Miyagi, Yamagata, Kagoshima and Oita if you pay my transportation fee.

Cancellation Policy

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

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 ( 1 )
3.0 (1) Reviews
Very Good
Lee Lee Japan
2 years ago

“ 1 day trip ”

Language barrier, walking infront at most of times. But his knowledge in japan history is good.


Thank you Lee san for giving me a review. I tried but I sometimes couldn't understand what you said, sorry. I have given priority to that we could move smoothly. Thank you for having you point it out. I will try hard to provide enjoyable tour in Tokyo. Thank you for your cooperation.

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