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Kamakura, the Great Buddha and history walking

by Akira.S
(30) Reviews
8h $ 264 Price up to 4 people


  • Daibutsu, the Great Buddha
  • Hasedera Kannon Temple
  • Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine

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264.00 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra person (up to 4).
$ 8.80
1 hour extension .
$ 30.80


Kamaura was once the seat of Japan. The first military Shogunate Government was established here in Kamakura (1147-99). One of the landmarks of Kamakura is Daibutsu (the Great Buddha). Why don't we look at it and the other historic spots. Plus you can enjoy shopping.

What to Expect

You can touch historic atmosphere, and feel history. Also you can enjoy taking the Eno-den Line (local train) and viewing the ocean along the line.

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  • Daibutsu, the Great Buddha
  • Hasedera Kannon Temple
  • Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine


Could you pay your guide's total transportation fee of the tour at the end of the tour?

What‘s included
guide fee, hotel pick-up and drop-off (in Tokyo)
What‘s not included
transportation fee (you and guide:round-trip=about 2500 yen per person), lunch, entrance fee (about 500 yen), etc...
Meeting Point
At your hotel
Ending Point
At your hotel
8 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people   Flexible

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 ( 30 )
Andrew Andrew United Kingdom ( Couple )
4 days ago

“ Great Guide, Great Experience ”

Prior to visiting Japan my wife and I asked Akira to put together an itinerary in Tokyo that would help us to understand Japanese culture, visit famous sites and sample Japanese food, Akira delivered all this and more. Akira was very knowledgeable and his English was very good, also he was interested in us and we had good chats about politics, economics, history, art etc.. swapping facts and stories from both Japan and the UK. As we had two days with Akira and the weather was good we were able to balance visiting museums with walking tours of gardens and shrines and Akira changed the itinerary according to the circumstances. Akira was very punctual, always there waiting for us and well prepared. We would thoroughly recommend Akira to anyone visiting Tokyo


Dear Andy-san and Carol-san. Good morning and good evening. Thank you very much for such a wonderful review for me! I’m very happy to receive it. I was very much privileged to such a nice couple, so I myself had a great time thanks to your generous personality, friendliness, relaxed atmosphere and abundant interest in Japanese culture. I really enjoyed talking with you a lot about various kinds of things. Such a nice flattery has become great incentive and motivation for me. I’ll live up to your words to be a nicer guide from now onward. I’m looking forward to seeing you again when you happen to have a chance to visit Tokyo. Thank you again. Enjoy golfing! See you. Best regards, Akira

Jeffrey Jeffrey United States ( Couple )
2 weeks ago

“ Akira - Wonderful day! Wonderful guide! ”

We booked Akira for a day in Hakone through triple lights and hoped for the best. We were so happy to meet and spend the day with Akira who is a great guide. He is very knowledgeable, flexible and patient - and his English is just great. If you are looking for a perfect day in Hakone, we can highly recommend Akira. He's terrific!


Dear Jeff-san and Barbara-san. I’m most grateful to you that you sent me such a marvelous review which has become a good incentive for me and is so encouraging. I myself had a very great time thanks to your friendliness and good personality. I was so glad you liked another kind of sushi, or “inari-zushi “, flavored boiled rice wrapped in fried bean curd. I hope you had a wonderful time in Japan during your 11-day tour. I definitely would like you to come to Japan again, and I really hope to guide you, especially in and around Tokyo. I’ll live up to your compliment to be a better guide! Thank you again. See you soon! Best regards, Akira

Marianne Marianne Australia ( Family with kids )
1 month ago

“ An amazing day in Tokyo ”

We spent the day with Akira in Tokyo. Right from the get go Akira had a comprehensive itinerary planned out for us. Not only did Akira explain all the landmarks in detail that we had visited he also took time out to mention things that we had passed and wouldn't of realised were even there if he had not mentioned it. Akira was also very accommodating with our children, he kept them interested and entertained all day. He was so lovely that we passed a toy store that our children wanted to visit and he was happy to stop and let them have time to explore the store. Most tours you would take this would not be possible, but with Akira nothing was too much trouble. I would be extremely happy to recommend Akira if you wanted to see the sights in Tokyo, he has a wealth on knowledge. He is also g... read more


Dear Marianne-san, Anthony-san, and Happy Flower! Thank you for your lovely message which encourages me to keep the good work. It’s also a wonderful incentive to me. I’m so happy to read it. Your comments makes my efforts worthwhile. It’s true I myself had a very good time with everyone of your family. That has become one of my pleasant memory. When I gave you a couple of questions, everyone participated in a good mood. I hope it helped you understand just one facet of Japanese cultures and history. Anthony-san, I hope you’ll get the “PULL SAW” ASAP. I’m really happy to see nice people like your family. So I’m very much looking forward to seeing you again. When you visit Tokyo again, I’d like you to contact me, please! Thank you very much again. See you soon! Best regards, ... read more

W W Canada ( Friends )
1 month ago

“ Wonderful day with Akira ”

Akira is an excellent guide with excellent English. During the tour, he shared history, took us to a beautiful peaceful park in the middle of buzzling Tokyo, he answered questions and even made a questionnaire challenge for our group. You can tell he really enjoys his job. We totally enjoyed the tour with Akira and highly recommend him!


Dear Wrency-san. Thank you for such a nice review! I really appreciate it and I’m relieved to know that you enjoyed the tour. I myself had a great time as well because of your friendly character. Good relationship of four members helped the tour be an enjoyable one. I’m also very happy to see such nice people. I’ve already enjoyed Maple Cookies you gave me which was really palatable! Please say hello to Lisa-san, Krista-san and Thuy-san as well. I’d like to send some photos to you, so ... I also hope you enjoy taking care of your children at home. I’m very much looking forward to seeing you again. Thank you again. Best regards, Akira

raya Raya Italy ( Couple )
1 month ago

“ A stroll through art, history, an religion ”

We had a wonderful day with Akira, visiting Shinto and Buddhist shrines, peaceful in the middle of the buzzling Tokyo life! Akira showed us hard-to-find details and explained us intriguing aspects of Tokyo's history and of Japanese religiosity. An excellent guide!


Dear Raya-san and Luca-san. Thank you for such a nice review which became a powerful incentive for me. I’m very happy to read it. I had a great time thanks to your friendly personality. I’ll live up to your words in order to be a “better luxury guide”. I hope you also have a nice shopping at Kappabashi and a good experience for the rest of your tour. Thank you again. I’m looking forward to seeing you again. Best regards, Akira

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