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  •   Great Buddha, Kotoku-ji Temple
  •   Hase-dera Temple
  •   Hokoku-ji Temple


City Kanagawa
Depart From Kanagawa , Tokyo, Kamakura, Yokohama
Meeting Point Your accomodation in Tokyo, East exit of Kamakura Station or Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal
Ending Point Your hotel in Tokyo, Kamakura Station or Yokohama Station
Departure 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 6h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 4


180.00 USD

total price for up to 4 people

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

per group People
1 ~ 2 people 180.00 USD
3 people 225.00 USD
4 people 270.00 USD

Extras (optional)

Extra person (more than 2 person of a group). 45.00 USD
Pick up your hotel Tokyo or Yokohama. 9.00 USD

What to Expect

Kamakura, one hour from Tokyo station, thirty minutes from Yokohama, is the town where first Samurai capital flourished between 1185 and 1333. Under the feudal government populist Buddhism and Zen sect was spread. Many temples were built and various Buddha statues were crafted.
This one day trip takes you both popular and serene spots in the first city of Samurai including Great Buddha, Hase-dera Temple, Hokoku-ji Temple.
Great Buddha or Daibutsu, 11.4 meter bronze statue is the most iconic sight in Kamakura. You can duck inside to see how the sculptors pieced the 850-tonne statue together.
Hase-dera Temple is famous for a 9 meter high carved wooden 11-faced Kannon statue. According to legend, the temple dates back to AD736, when the statue is said to have washed up on the shore near Kamakura.
Hokoku-ji Temple or Bamboo Temple is a Zen temple established in 1334. Moso bamboo grows in the temple and forms a serene garden.

What‘s included

Guide fee
Transportation fees for Guide

What‘s not included

Transportation fares (around 2500 yen from Tokyo/person, 1500 yen from Yokohama)
Entrance fee for temples: Kotoku-in (200Yen), Hase-dera (300Yen), Hokoku-ji (200Yen), Sugimoto-dera (200Yen) Total 900Yen
Lunch for you

Extras (optional)

Extra person (more than 2 person of a group). 45.00 USD
Pick up your hotel Tokyo or Yokohama. 9.00 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

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!
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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1 month ago , ( Solo ) , From: Japan

“ Trip to kamakura ”

I would like thank Mr Ryuta, for a wonderful tour of Kamakura...he is very knowledgeable and very patient which helps to make the tour a great experience. I would highly recommend Mr Ryuta to anybody interested in informative and fun tour in Japan.

Thank you very much for your kind message. I was enjoyed very much with you in Kamakura. I am looking forward seeing you again in Japan. Best regards, Ryuta

1 month ago , ( Couple ) , From: Israel

“ Tokyo tour with Ryuta ”

The one day tour with Ryuta-san was perfect, well organized, nice and interesting.

Thank you for the kind comment. I really enjoyed the day with you and your family!

2 months ago , ( Couple ) , From: United States

“ Adventure to Kamakura ”

Ryuta provided an excellent journey to ancient Samurai capital of Kamakura. Meeting us in Tokyo provided a stress free day of travel all the way to escorting us back to Tokyo. One of us is a vegetarian and Ryuta went to extra efforts to find the perfect lunch spot. Overall a terrific day outside of Tokyo.

Kurt san Thank you very much for your kind message. It was really fun with you and your mother in Kamakura. Please have a enjoyable trip to Kyoto and Kanazawa. I am looking forward seeing you again.

2 months ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Great visit and tour of Tokyo, Wonderful guide in Ryuta. ”

Ryuta was wonderful! I was traveling to Tokyo with wife and young child (2 years old) and was looking for a more intimate and personal view of the city with emphasis on history and culture while also taking into account the needs of my young child to be a little boy and have fun. Ryuta did an excellent job of balancing my desire for history and culture while also incorporating fun activities for my child and wife. Ryuta is extremely knowledgable regarding Tokyo, culture and Japan's history and easily answered my questions and was able to expound upon them in great depth. He also anticipated with great skill my anticipated questions and desires and worked them into our tour. Ryuta was prompt and on time for our tour, spoke excellent English, and clearly went out of his way to make our visit of Tokyo a truly wonderful and memorable experience. Would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone seeking a guided tour of Tokyo.

Thank you very much for the finest comment on my tour. It is really really enjoyable tour for me with you, your wife and your child. So many Japanese who saw your child said cute or KAWAII in Japanese. I am eagerly looking forward welcoming you all and your new child in Japan in the nearest future. Thanks again, Ryuta

David David
2 months ago , ( Solo ) , From: United States

“ Great Guide for Introduction to Japan ”

Ryuta took me to Kamakura for a tour of beautiful, historic temples, shrines and a lovely soba noodle lunch. Ryuta helped me design a perfect day introduction to Japan that included traditional green tea at a beautiful tea house, an overview of the subway and rail system and a little Japanese politics. His national certification allows him to be well versed in all the sights and he has a keen understanding of the traditions of Japan as well as the modern dynamics of this great country. I would thoroughly recommend Ryuta as an expert guide who will give you a memorable introduction to Japan or deepening of your understanding of its history and historic sights. I had a great day and the money was well spent.

David san Thank you for your generous message. It was really enjoyable tour with you and learned a lot of knowledge about flowers and plants that you expartized. And Jazz, of course! Please visit Japan again. I am looking forward seeing you soon. Best regards, Ryuta

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