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Day tour to Kamakura, a historic city near Tokyo

Day Trip

Nobu S.

4.57(69) reviews
Kamakura
English, Japanese (Native)
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

A day tour from Tokyo to Kamakura by public transportations (Private car is available as an option)

You can visit the main spots in Kamakura area such as Tsurugaoka Hachimangû Shrine, Great Buddha, Enoshima Island, etc.

Let's enjoy the historic city and its beautiful sceneries!


Meeting Point

At your hotel in Tokyo

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, one of the most popular shrines for a new year's visit

Komachi-dori Street, quite popular place for shopping and eating near Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

Great Buddha, a symbol of Kamakura

Hasedera Temple, an old temple built in the 7th century

Enoshima Island, popular sightseeing spots for both young and senior people

Ending Point

At your hotel in Tokyo

What to Expect

Kamakura was a political center in Japan about 800 years ago.

You can enjoy many historic temples and shrines as well as beautiful sceneries.

Besides the Highlights shown on the above, you can visit the following places as options:

- Meigetsu-in Temple: It is known as the "Hydrangeas Temple". Recommended to vist in the rainy season.

- Hokokuji Temple: It is famous for a bamboo garden. You can also experience Matcha (green tea) at this temple.

- Zeniarai-Benzaiten Shrine: The worshipers believe that if they wash their money in the spring water, they will be more than double. Why don't you try?

There are many other places to visit in Kamakura area.

You can include such places in the tinerary as long as the time allows.


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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo area

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), entrance fee, lunch, etc.

Transportation fee would be approximately 2,500Yen/person from Tokyo area. (It depends on which hotel you will stay.)

Kamakura Great Buddha entrance fee: 300Yen/Person

Hasedera Temple entrance fee: 400Yen/person

Lunch: 1,000-2,000Yen/person

Important Information

I can guide you in Tohoku District including Akita, Aomori, Iwate, Fukushima, Miyagi and Yamagata only if you could bear my transportation fee of 8,000Yen. (Sorry, but I usually live in Chiba.) For Kanto District including Chiba, Hakone, Ibaraki, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Mt. Fuji, Narita, Nikko, Saitama, Tochigi, Tokyo and Yokohama, the pick up fee is 3,000Yen. If you would like me to guide you in any other area, please feel free to contact me.

- Move by public transportations (except a private car tour)

- Comfortable shoes are recommended.

- The temple and the shrine are sacred places. Please behave respectfully while inside them if you are visiting.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

The tour by a private car is available?

Yes. The charter fee is as follows:

Mini van (maximum 5 people): 55,000Yen (including a driver fee, fuel, toll and tax)

Van (maximum 8 people): 65,000Yen (including a driver fee, fuel, toll and tax)

*The above amount is not including the guide fee.

Reviews

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William P.

Aug 13, 2022

Great tour of Narita

Nobu was great. Met us outside immigration for a tour of the temple in Narita dinner and a stroll around town. Thankyou.

Nobu S.

Thank you very much for spending your time with me in Narita. Shinshoji Temple is one of the leading and the most popular temples in Japan. It is my pleasure if you enjoyed the tour. Looking forward to meeting you again hopefully not in mid-summer. Nobu

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Nathan C.

Mar 9, 2020

First day in Tokyo

Nobu was wonderful. He accepted our last minute booking and met us at our hotel at 10am. A lot of things where closed, but Nobu had a great iteneriary for us. He spoke great english and did a great job of explaining the local culture and history.

Nobu S.

Thank you very much for your review, Nathan. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed your first day in Tokyo. Since there are many other attractive things in Tokyo, please visit those places during your stay. Thank you again for spending your time with me. Hoping to meet you again for next time! Nobu

Lee chan W.

Dec 16, 2019

A day to Mount Fuji with family of 5.

It was an exciting and interesting visit to Mount Fuji. With a family of 5, we were lucky to see clear blue sky with Mount Fuji clearly visible. We started our day from Shin Okubu at 8.30am and arrived Lake Kawamuchigo at 9.45am. As we were early, there’s no queue and we managed to go for lake cruise without much waiting time. Thanks to Nobu San in planning such an agenda for us. He is definitely a patience, helpful and flexible to accommodate to changes in our plan. We enjoyed the trip to Mount Fuji very much and hope to return in another season for another new scenic experience.

Nobu S.

Thank you very much for your review, Lee san. We were lucky enough to see beautiful Mt. Fuji all day and there were no traffic jam and long queue except return drive to Tokyo. I recommend you to visit there in April or May next time. You would enjoy beautiful moss phlox. You can also go up to the 5th Station. Thank you and have a nice stay in Japan. Nobu

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Eileen C.

Dec 14, 2019

10 hours Fujikawaguchiko Mt Fuji with Nobu

It has been an excellent and wonderful experience with guide Nobu San as well as our friendly driver . Thank you for your patience in waiting for us always. Nobu is very knowledgeable and very humble . He takes care of all of us and keep a look out always. I count my blessings to have met such great guide and driver . Nobu keeps a watchful eye and makes sure I get back my correct change amount when I am buying something as well as telling me that it is not compulsory to buy the Mt Fuji photo shot if I don't want to and already had it in my phone ... I will definitely engage and contact Nobu again next time ...Merry Christmas guys . Thank you Nobu and take care ...??...

Nobu S.

Thank you very much for your review, Eileen. I also enjoyed a pleasant time with you and your family. I am looking Forward to Guiding you again next time. Thank you again for spending your time with us. Nobu

$304/ per group

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