Home Japan Kanagawa 1 Day Kamakura Tour

Overview

Kamakura is an ancient city popular as a tourist destination an hour's train ride south of Tokyo. As it was a political capital during the Kamakura Period (1185-1333), there remain lots of historical shrines and temples.

Highlights

  •   The Great Buddha of Kamakura (Kotokuin Temple)
  •   Hase-dera Temple
  •   Komachi Street
  •   Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

Information

City Kanagawa
Depart From Kanagawa , Tokyo
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point At your hotel or your next destination (station, restaurant) in Tokyo
Departure 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 9h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 4
Booking
9h
When?

People

324.00 USD

total price for up to 4 people

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour. 36.00 USD

What to Expect

After meeting at the hotel lobby, we move to Kamakura. We will first visit the famous Great Buddha of Kamakura and Hase Temple, then enjoy strolling Komachi where lots of interesting souvenir shops, cafes and restaurants stand, and end up with the visit to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine founded by the old Shogun of the Kamakura period.


What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo area (Tokyo 23 wards)

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide) - about 2,500 yen/person
lunch
entrance fees - Kotokuji temple (adult: 200 yen, child: 150 yen), Hasedera temple (adult:300 yen, child: 100 yen), Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (free)
* if you pay 20 yen, you can enter inside the Great Buddha!

Important

- Please note the price only includes guiding fee, and does not include your food and drink, transportation, admission fees and any other activity fees.
- Depending on how long we spend at each place, we may not be able to cover all of the suggested places.

Extras (optional)

Extra hour. 36.00 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

I'm a solo traveller. Can I get a discount?

Yes. I can give you 10% discount. Please contact me for details.

Can we visit somewhere else instead of the suggested shrines and temples?

In the same area, yes. Please ask me for details.

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.
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Reviews

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Panos
1 week ago , ( Couple ) , From: Cyprus

“ Our customised tour in Tokyo with Kazue! ”

We had the most amazing day with Kazue during our tour in Tokyo! She is very friendly, polite and we really enjoyed our day with her visiting Tokyo! We contacted Kazue on her availability before arriving in Japan and she was very prompt to respond with ideas on how to customise our tour. After a few emails our plan was set and ready for our one-day (8hrs) tour of Tokyo. She introduced us to must-see areas, shrines/temples and food of Tokyo. The fact that she speaks perfect English, made our life so much easier when we needed a translator into Japanese. She made the first day of our honeymoon very special!

Kazue:
Thank you so much for the wonderful review, Panos! I was honored to be the guide for the first day of your honeymoon. It was great that you let me know what you would expect on this tour in advance, which helped me a lot to understand your needs and suggest the itinerary. For me as well, it was an unforgettable, special tour. I'm happy to meet both of you and hope we can see each other again. Wishing you both a happily ever after!

Terrell Terrell
1 month ago , ( Solo ) , From: United States

“ Day trip to Kamakura ”

Kazue was so gracious and kind. We took a day trip together from Shinjuku to Kamakura. Communication prior was great. We connected on a messaging app which made discussing the trip and our meeting place much easier. She kindly met me at the train station closest to me, and she guided me through the temples and shrines of Kamakura. We shared great conversation together. She was very attentive to my needs on the tour, and she wanted to make sure that I was seeing all the historical landmarks I wanted to see in the area. She took me to a great local restaurant for lunch, and we tried different local foods over the course of the tour. Kazue was so great, and you could not go wrong with her as your guide. Thanks Kazue for helping make my trip to Japan so great!

Kazue:
Thank you very much for your wonderful review, Terrell! So many memories just in one day... lovely sceneries from the Enoshima Island, beautiful architectures and gardens, foods like manju, shrimp and octopus cracker & soba noodles... As your omikuji was "daikichi (best luck - it's truly rare!)", I wish you all the success, happiness, and joy in life!!

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Jasmine
1 month ago , ( Couple ) , From: United States

“ Great guide with pleasant nature ”

Kazue was very sweet and pleasant. She helped us cover a lot of the city in a day. Her English was very good so she was able to communicate with us easily. She also helped us make reservations for a restaurant and was very flexible with helping us plan the itinerary. We would definitely recommend her.

Kazue:
Thank you so much for kind words, Jasmine. It was great to meeting both of you! I hope you fully enjoyed your vacation in Japan. You must be busy after you get back home... please take care!

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Richard
1 month ago , ( Couple ) , From: Singapore

“ Flexible and knowledgeable ”

A last minute change of plans was no problem for Kazue, she was more than willing to help change the itinerary at the last minute. Was also able to help with a very specific lunch recommendation (Ramen, thank you!) and had reserved a spot at the Monster Cafe which meant avoiding long queues! Knew good info about the tourist spots on the agenda and English was perfect. Recommended!

Kazue:
Thank you so much for the review, Richard! It was really good that you could see sakura blossoms at Shinjuku Gyoen. ... and kawaii costumed girls and boy at the Monster Cafe ;) I'd love to see the pictures you took in Tokyo sometime - must be awesome!! Please send my best regards to your friend too.

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Laura
2 months ago , ( Couple ) , From: Italy

“ Absolutely nice and attentive ”

Kazue is a fantastic guide and most of all a very gentle and collaborative persone. We spent a wonderful day together.

Kazue:
Thank you so much for the review, Laura. Very happy meeting both of you, such a beautiful and wonderful mother and daughter! You reminded me of my first trip to UK with my mom when I was about Giulia's age... I hope you'll enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan and make lots of great memories :)

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