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Junko's Kamakura 1 day Tour

by Junko
(16) Reviews
8h $ 235 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • The Great Buddha of Kotokuin Temple: the national treasure with about 12 m height cast in 13th century
  • Hasedera Temple: the eleven-headed statue of Kannon, god of mercy, a small traditional Japanese garden with a pond and various flowers blooming from season to season and a terrace which allows for nice views of the coastal city of Kamakura
  • Hokokuji Temple: Having mattchia tea in the refined and tranquil atmosphere of bamboo grove, a rock garden and a series of shallow caves carved into the hillsides
  • Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine: constructed in the medieval age with multiple torii gates along the way
  • Komachi-dori Street: lined with old stores, souvenir shops, and Japanese restaurants
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234.96 USD

Price up to 5 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra person.
$ 29.37
Extra hour .
$ 4.45

Overview

Kamakura is one of the most beautiful ancient cities in Japan, surrounded by the hills and a long beach.
With old zen temples and shrines Kamakura reminds us the old days of the samurai. This is a 1-day tour from Tokyo to visit Kamakura’s highlights including the Great Buddha of Kotokuin Temple. And the Bamboo grove and the mattcha tea of Hokokuji Temple upon your request.

What to Expect

This tour is basically a 8-hour private custom tour at your requests. It is very flexible and we can discuss variations to visit places in advance, so you will not miss the places you want to see in Kamakura.
As you needed, I will also arrange lunch.

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Highlights

  • The Great Buddha of Kotokuin Temple: the national treasure with about 12 m height cast in 13th century
  • Hasedera Temple: the eleven-headed statue of Kannon, god of mercy, a small traditional Japanese garden with a pond and various flowers blooming from season to season and a terrace which allows for nice views of the coastal city of Kamakura
  • Hokokuji Temple: Having mattchia tea in the refined and tranquil atmosphere of bamboo grove, a rock garden and a series of shallow caves carved into the hillsides
  • Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine: constructed in the medieval age with multiple torii gates along the way
  • Komachi-dori Street: lined with old stores, souvenir shops, and Japanese restaurants

Important

This is a walking tour using the public transportation. So comfortable shoes for walking are recommendable.

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo 23-word area
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide), lunch (you and guide), entrance fee ( Koutokuin: JPY200, Hasedera Temple: JPY300, Hokokuji Temple: JPY200 and mattcha JPY500) * free for the licensed guide
Meeting Point
At your hotel in Tokyo
Ending Point
At Kamakura station
Duration
8 hours
Starting time
08:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people   Flexible

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.
Reviews ( 16 )
Excellent
4 days ago |   by Gina

“ Wonderful Guide ”

Highly recommend Junko as a tour guide. Very knowledgeable, caring and well prepared guide. Had an amazing tour at fish market where we loved the different samples to taste. Had our 8yo grandson with us who she also looked out for in the crowds and always had our needs in mind. Due to the heat had to cut our tour short which upset us but Junko was very caring making sure I was ok doing all she could to make me comfortable. Thank you for the part of the tour we got to do with you, and will use you again on our next visit to amazing Tokyo.

Very Good
6 days ago |   by Sally

“ Very flexible and accommodating ”

Junko was a lovely tour guide and we greatly appreciated her willlingness to adapt our tour based on the interests and energy levels of our children (ages 10 and 12 yrs old). We also appreciate how well organized she was and it was very nice of her to provide us with add'l materials to help us get around Tokyo and look up things of interest for the rest of our trip.

Excellent
4 weeks ago |   by Adriano

“ Very attentive ”

Junko was very attentive to us. We really enjoyed the tour. We did the east Tokyo tour, and everything she showed us was of interest. We would recommend her.

Excellent
1 month ago |   by

“ Fun trip with family ”

Junko was prompt and friendly and easy to talk to. We really enjoyed the tour with her. We did get a little lost trying to find the hedgehog/rabbit/chinchilla/otter cafe in harajuku but the grandkids sure had fun. Thank you Junko for your kind interaction with the youngsters.

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Pierre

“ Customized tour ”

It was very memorable tour. We had a plan, but it was flexible, so I could decide to spend more time in some areas on the spot. Junk is very knowledgeable and I had no problem communicating, despite me not being a native English speaker.

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