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Kamakura highlights for begginer

by Mika
7h $ 98 per person

Highlights

  • Hase temple, Beautiful flower temple
  • Kotokuin temle, Great Buddha
  • Tsurugaoka Hachiman shrine, One of the most popular shrine for New Year first visit
  • Hokokuji temple, Quiet Bamboo temple with bamboo grove
  • Komachi street, popular shopping street
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When?
People
97.65 USD

FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Meet you in Tokyo or at your hotel in Tokyo.
$ 27.90
Extra person.
$ 18.60

Overview

Kamakura is an ancient Samurai capital. It's just an hour train ride from Tokyo. You can find lots of lovely temples and Shinto shrines there. Japan has been ruled by Samurai from late 12th century for over 600 years. Kamakura is the first samurai capital. Since it wasn't refined yet, you can find how samurai culture was formed after that. Also, you will know how Buddism influence samurai.

What to Expect

We visit Hase temple and the great Buddha first of all. We use Enoden, the very popular train, from Kamakura. After visiting Hase area, we have lunch. There are many lovely restaurants in Kamakura. I introduce you some of them. If you have some special request such as Halal, Vegan, Vegetarian, I can arrange special restautants. Then we visit Tsurugaoka Hachiman shrine. From the shrine to Hokokuji temple, we may walk. If you like, you can try a bowl of Matcha tea at Hokokuji temple, viewing fantastic bamboo grove.
You can enjoy shopping traditional Japanese souvenirs at Komachi street at the end. Also, you can try Japanese street food at the same street.

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Organized by Mika

Licensed Guide

Highlights

  • Hase temple, Beautiful flower temple
  • Kotokuin temle, Great Buddha
  • Tsurugaoka Hachiman shrine, One of the most popular shrine for New Year first visit
  • Hokokuji temple, Quiet Bamboo temple with bamboo grove
  • Komachi street, popular shopping street

Important

Please wear comfortable shoes. We may walk a lot (if you can't, we use the train and the bus).

What‘s included
guide gee
guide transportation fee
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you),
lunch (you and guide, 1000 ~ 2000 yen per person),
entrance fee (you and guide)
Matcha tea at Hokokuji temple if you like (500 yen per person)
Meeting Point
JR kamakura station
Ending Point
JR kamakura station
Duration
7 hours
Starting time
10:00 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?

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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.

About Mika


Licensed Guide


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Languages spoken
  • English ( License )
  • German ( Intermediate )

Hi, my name is Mika. I'm a goverment licenced guide. I have worked in outbound tourism for over twenty years. Then I noticed how wonderful Japanese traditional culture is. I'd like to introduce part of it to you making comparison with Western culture and Japanese culture. Also I'd like to learn more about Japan with you.
Actually I like football very much. I live in a town between Kamakura and Odawada. The area is called Shonan. We have a professioal football team in this area. If you like, I watch Shonan Bellmare football games with you telling which players are in good condition. I'm sure you can have. unforgetable memory.
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