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Visiting Kamakura Zen Temples


Kamakura
7 hours
up to 6 people
English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

You can make a one-day trip to ancient capital of Kamakura, approximately one hour ride from Tokyo. Kamakura has many places to visit as it is famous for Zen temples. This trip is designed to meet your needs. If you have any questions or requests, please feel free to contact me.

Itinerary

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  • Enkakuji Temple
  • Kenchoji Temple
  • Komachi Shopping District with a one-hour lunch break
  • Great Buddha (Daibutsu)
  • Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
  • Hokokuji (Bamboo) temple

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What to Expect

1. Enkakuji Temple (Zen temple)
2. Kenchoji Temple (Zen temple)
3 Komatchi Shopping District: Shopping and lunch
4. Great Buddha (Daibutsu)
5. Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine
6. Hokokuji (Bamboo) Temple: You can enjoy matcha tea with a Japanese sweet.

Departure & Return

Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point JR Kita-Kamakura Station
Ending Point JR Kamakura Station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee and transportation fee of your guide

What‘s not included

your transportation fee (around 1,000 JPY/person in Kamakura)
*one-way transportation fee by train from Tokyo to Kamakura is around 1,000 JPY/person
your admission fee (Great Buddha, 200 JPY/person, Hasedera Temple, 300 JPY/person, Hokokuji Temple, 200 JPY/person, matcha tea with
a sweet, 500 JPY/person, Enkakuji Temple 300 JPY/person and Kenchcoji Temple 500 JPY/person) and your lunch (around 2,000 JPY/person)

Important

Available anytime throughout the year.

*This tour is a walking tour. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes

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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Mariethel Mariethel Japan
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1 year ago

“ Very accommodating ”

We enjoyed our day tour with motoko to Meiji shrine and imperial palace etc. She is so helpful and caring. She brought us to a nice restaurant to have lunch and we enjoyed it.

Motoko:

Thank you for your feedback. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your tour. And thank you for the lunch you paid for me. it was a memorable trip for me as well. I will find a nice guy to marry by the time you come back next time. Motoko

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