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

327.60 USD

final price

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour. 36.40 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. 36.40 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.
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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!
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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Laura
3 weeks 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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Lie
9 months ago , From: Malaysia

Kazue is a very nice & thoughful person , caring & very well organized . She make my trip the best trip ever & it's my most memorable trip.

Kazue:
Thank you so much for the review, Lie Chen san! I hope you fully enjoyed your stay in Tokyo and Nikko. For me as well, this trip is really unforgettable. I hope our paths will cross again someday! Till then, please take care.

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