Home Japan Kamakura Kamakura tour a la c...


  •   You can choose 3 places from the following list. Please take a look them at in the photo gallery by the same number.
  •   1.The big Budda in Hase Kotokuin temple which is very popular in Kamakura.
  •   2. Hase temple which has nice Japanese garden, statues of Buddha, view of the ocean and a strange cave. (Entrance fee:300 JPY)
  •   3. Hachimangu shrine which worships Minamoto the first samurai shogun who governed Japan in 12th to 13th century. This shrine is a very popular shrine for Japanese to visit in new year days
  •   4. The bamboo forest of Hokoku temple which is something different from other places ( Entrance fee : 200 JPN). You can drink a cup of Japanese power green tea with sweets ( Extra fee: 500 JPN)
  •   5. Enkakuji temple which ranked 2nd highest Zen temple in Kamakura (Entrance fee: 300 JPN)
  •   6. Kenchoji temple which ranked the highest Zen temple in Kamakura (Entrance fee: 300 JPN)


City Kamakura
Depart From Kamakura , Kanagawa, Tokyo, Yokohama
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point At your hotel
Departure 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 7h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 5


162.00 USD

total price for up to 5 people

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

extra person. 22.50 USD

What to Expect

There are too many places to visit in Kamakura on a day. I will take you only those places I like. Those temples in Kamakura are as impressive as those in Kyoto and express more genuine Japanese religious atmosphere. It is also very important for me to enjoy Japanese lunch with you, I will take you nice restaurant in Kamakura witha great view. You will take the most of your time in Kamakura by taking this tour.

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation cost (you and the guide)
lunch, dinner, entrance fee (you and the guide)

Extras (optional)

extra person. 22.50 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use JR pass for transportation ?

Yes, you can ride a green car in JR line from Tokyo to Kamakura for about an hour. But please pay the transportation cost of the guide of about 1500 JPY.

Frequently Asked Questions

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
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.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
You’ll be able to see the guide’s e-mail address and phone number. You can contact your guide directly before the tour starts, and enjoy your tour on the day!
Please check the following link. https://triplelights.com/cancel
Yes, by using our secure online payment system, your payment information is encrypted and you are secured against fraud and unauthorized transaction. Your credit card or PayPal account will be charged upon booking. However, if the guide does not accept your booking, the amount will be credited back to the account from which the charge was drawn.
No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.
More Frequently Asked Questions

Example of your tour experience

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

The TripleLights Difference

Its more affordable than it seems. Our pricing is often per-tour (not per-person), so if your group is 2 or more people, you'll most probably pay less than if you took a bus tour.

Video presentation from the guides. Easily select the guide you like the most by watching their exclusive profile videos!

Every tour is customizable. Every tour can be customised to your time, needs and preferences! Simply confirm your booking and contact the guide to make the changes. There is no risk and you have free cancellation with a 100% refund guarantee!

Go at your own pace. Take your time for pictures or slow down to see as much as you want. With your private guide your tour is flexible.

Enjoy Japan with a local guide. With intimate access to places off the beaten paths you can have a more in-depth experience not seen on bus tours.

All tours are private. Enjoy a deeper learning experience as your guide will be 100% focused on you and the people traveling with you.

Questions? Talk to a REAL person. We have a superior customer support team who are ready to help you with any questions you may have!


4 days ago , ( Couple ) , From: Germany

“ Great Day - Great Guide ”

I wanted to see Mt Fuji, the ice caves and walk through the woods. Prior before the tour, Yuki made us aware that the weather might be very bad and if I want I can change the date for the tour. As I could not change the date, I confirmed that I still want to do the planned tour. Unfortunately the weather was so bad, that we were not able to go up Mt Fuji. Yuki made us aware during our train ride. He was so pro active and creating an instand change in the tour that we got the most out of the day. We saw the caves, a little original village, great original food, and a fantastic walk through the forrest. He was very knowledgeable and it was fun to be with him. I would recommend him as a tour guide and book him anytime again. Thank you Yuki for a great day

Dear Karin, Thank you very much for your great review ! I am glad you enjoyed my tour although we can not see Mt.Fuji. It was my first time to visit the caves and Aokigahara forest. You helped me to expand my tour. Please give my best regards to your husband. Yuki

1 week ago , ( Family ) , From: Philippines

“ Excellent service ”

Yuki is very nice and very passionate about his work. He answered all our questions.

Dear Michelle, Thank you for writing the review for Zita. It is my great pleasure to know she enjoyed my tour. I am impressed she took so many pictures during the half day tour at Asakusa, Skytree and Tokyo tower. Please give my best regards to Zita and her husband and daughter.

Helen Grace Helen
1 week ago , ( Family ) , From: Philippines


He is smart and patient. He was super helpful especially when we needed to retrieve our bags left at the Shinkansen train. He is honest. What should I expect on our trip was been discussed in our emails. Specifically, the value of our Hakone trip with Yuki-san is cheaper than other tourist guide.

Dear Helen, Thank you for writing the review of our tour ! I feel sorry for you to miss Mt.Fuji, I hope you could see it on someother day. You have a wonderful family, I enjoyed to travel with them,too. Best regards, Yuki.

1 week ago , ( Business ) , From: United States

“ Insightful Context ”

Yuki led a very good tour and provide many interesting points about the culture as we visited the temple, garden, learned the train system, and saw other sights. I would highly recommend him as a tour guide.

Dear Phillipia, Thank you for writing a review for Andrew and Tammy. We walked a lot in Imperial palace, Zojo temple and Meiji shrine. I hope their trip has been successful. Best regards, Yuki.

1 week ago , ( Family ) , From: Australia

“ Half day tour was perfect for my young family. ”

Yuki was very accommodating to the needs of my family, he adjusted our itinerary as we went along. Yuki was also very knowledgeable and his English was very good.

Dear Danyal, Thank you very much for taking your time to write the review of my tour. I am glad to hear that the half day tour is very suitable for your family. Some of my guests get tired of a full day tour so I made this half day tour. It is economical, too. Best regards,Yuki.

TripleLights Private Tours

Kamakura Customized Private Tour

Select places you'd like to visit and hire your prefered tour guide!.
  • Select places you want to go
  • When you want to go
  • Choose your guide
  • Book your guide online
  • Start planning together your trip!
Hourly from:
$ 30
per group

Kamakura One day tour

  • Enoden (Enoshima Electric Railway)
  • Hasedera Temple
  • Great Buddha(Kotoku-in)
  • Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine
  • Komachi-dori
by TripleLights
$ 243
per group ( up to 6 )

More tours by Yuki

(57) Reviews
Duration: 7h

Tokyo tour à la carte

by Yuki
(57) Reviews

This tour covers my favorite places in Tokyo. You can choose two places in Tokyo from the list. Sometimes the chosen places are far apart but I will arrange them in time.
View more

(57) Reviews
Duration: 9h

Best Memories of Hakone

by Yuki
(57) Reviews

Hakone is very popular for one day trip from Tokyo. There are nice parks and museums with scenic view. We will take a mountain railway, a rope way and cruise Lake Ashi by the Pirate ship. Hakone is famous for hot public baths, you can try one if you want. If you are lucky, you can enjoy the magnificent view of Mt. Fuji.
View more

(57) Reviews
Duration: 3h

Daytime tour to Tsukiji fish market

by Yuki
(57) Reviews

Tsukiji fishmarket is popular not only by its Tsuna auction but also its variety of shops for visitors. You don't have to wake up before the dawn in this tour. Still you will enjoy shopping and eating...
View more

(57) Reviews
Duration: 11h

Mt. Fuji viewing tour from Lake Kawaguchi

by Yuki
(57) Reviews

One day tour to Lake Kawaguchi to see Mt. Fuji. We will use express trains from Tokyo to save your time and avoid traffic jam in a highway. Then take a tour taxi to Oshino hakkai and Arakurayama par...
View more