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Kamakura Old Samurai Town

by Hiroko
(8) Reviews
5h $ 75 Price up to 4 people

Highlights

  • Visit Zen temple, you can enjoy nice and short walking through the bamboo bush. Also appreciate simple and subdued refinement beauty of the garden. 
  • Enjoy delicious variety of traditional Japanese food in the old wooden house restaurant. 
  • My Neighbor Totoro, Spirit Away or Kiki's Delivery Service, the shop has all kinds of Giburi goods.
  • Riding Enoden local train, you can enjoy magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean!

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75.20 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Overview

Old Samurai Town Kamakura has countless tourist attractions; beautiful Zen Temples, nice traditional restaurants, delicious sweets and unique gift shops, not only famous huge statue of Buddha! Also, about one hour distance from Tokyo, Kamakura boasts its natural scenic beauty includes ocean view.

What to Expect

Zen temple visit - Zen meditation, or writing sutra is optional
Taste Japanese food in the wooding nice restaurant-Soba, Okonomi Yaki, Kaiseki style, etc. at your choice!
Enjoy ocean view from the cozy local train
Shopping street, where you can find variety of goods from traditional items to Giburi character goods.

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Highlights

  • Visit Zen temple, you can enjoy nice and short walking through the bamboo bush. Also appreciate simple and subdued refinement beauty of the garden. 
  • Enjoy delicious variety of traditional Japanese food in the old wooden house restaurant. 
  • My Neighbor Totoro, Spirit Away or Kiki's Delivery Service, the shop has all kinds of Giburi goods.
  • Riding Enoden local train, you can enjoy magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean!

Important

Luch is not included in the fee

What‘s included
Guide fee,
What‘s not included
Lunch, food, entrance fee, local transportation and other personal purchase
Meeting Point
JR Kamakura St.
Ending Point
JR Kamakura St.
Duration
5 hours
Starting time
10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people

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 in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 8 )
Denise Denise Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Highly recommend Hiroko!! ”

Myself and two daughters spent two days with Hiroko and I highly recommend for anyone visiting Tokyo. Hiroko is a wonderful guide and very patient! Travelling alone with children in a foreign country can be daunting and exhausting but with Hiroko's help we felt comfortable and confident (but still exhausted) Hiroko helped us navigate the train system so we could continue to use after our time with her. We saw many things that were on my "To Do" list and I especially enjoyed the garden and boat tour she suggested. Thank you Hiroko.

Hiroko:

Thank you so much for your awesome review, Denise. I am so glad to know that I was a little bit of your help. But the most amazing thing was your enthusiasm and passion to let your kids see many interesting things in a foreign country. I’m sure your kids will remember the trip and your love forever!! I hope you take care of your health and come back to Japan again someday :D Hiroko

JOHN JOHN Japan ( Solo )
Excellent
2 months ago

“ Friendly and knowledgable ”

I spent an evening with Hiroko san on a Shimbashi evening tour. We had a very nice evening, seeing sights around Shimbashi and Shidome. Finally, we had a karaoke evening, and Hiroko san introduced me to Japanese songs which sounded very melodious and which I thoroughly enjoyed. ありがとう😊 ひろこ さん。 ジョン

Hiroko:

John san, thank you very much for your warm review! I was impressed by your deep knowledge about our culture and enthusiasm about language learning. So we ended up such a fun Karaoke night, all thanks to you!! Please come back after 2020 and stop by Tokyo again:D Hiroko

Jean-Yves Jean-Yves United States ( Couple )
Excellent
3 months ago

“ Discovery of Hakone ”

Hiroko was very punctual, came prepared for our day together. Since rain was forecasted, she has 2 umbrellas for us. She also bought two bus cards, saving us from looking for correct coin amount every time we board the bus. We visited gardens in bloom w azaleas, saw a stunning exhibition in a museum. We then took the bus to Ashi lake. She had planned a boat excursion but we declined due to bad weather. We then visited the local shop where wooden secret boxes were made, fascinating. Thank you Hiroko for a day well spent! She is

Hiroko:

Thank you for your warmest review, John and Trini :D Your smile was shining on me during the tour although it was rainy all day!! For me, It was really enjoyable time to chat with you along the bus ride and learn basic French from you;) I hope you will enjoy more in Kyoto and someday come back to Hakone!! Hiroko

margaret Margaret United States ( Solo )
Excellent
4 months ago

“ Impeccable Japanese courtesy ”

Hiroko was not only an excellent a tour guide but also a tremendous help during my Fashion Trade Exhibition in Tokyo. She is willing to go an extra mile in order to help and satisfy the visitor.

Hiroko:

Thanks for the awesome review, Margaret! I felt like we became a team to get through the whole week together! Lol It was really a memorable and enjoyable to be with you. Your sense of humor and positiveness always help me;) Please come back soon. Because more opportunities are here!! I would love to help you again;) Hiroko

Tanya Tanya Australia ( Family with kids )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ We would have been lost without Hiroko! ”

Our family booked our first trip to Tokyo and we would have been totally lost without Hiroko! We fell in love with a very warm and friendly person, Hiroko! She is amazing! We cannot thank her enough for introducing us to Tokyo.

Hiroko:

Thanks for the awesome review, Tanya ! I was really impressed how hard you prepared to make your family trip perfect. If my small effort helped you a bit, that would be my great pleasure! I was so lucky to have met you and your beautiful family at the very end of 2018!

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