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Exciting Kamakura - One Day Tour from Tokyo

Day Trip

Hideaki M.

4.77(22) reviews
Kamakura
English, Japanese (Native)
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 5 people

Kamakura is called "Kyoto of Eastern Japan", because it used to be the capital of Japan from 12th to 14th century, and the first government by the Shogun, a top of samurai warriors, was located here.

Kamakura offers numerous temples, shrines and other historical monuments.

In this tour, we will visit three famous temples and one shrine.

Personally, I love Kamakura so much and strongly recommend this tour to you, because there are so many beautiful places here.

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Tokyo

09:00 AM

Hotel Pick Up

Meet at your Hotel and move to Kamakura by train for about 1.5 hour.

10:30 AM

The big Buddha in Kotokuin.

The landmark of Kamakura.This temple was opened in 13th century. (Entrance fee:300 JPY except the guide)

Hase-dera Temple

This temple was built in 8th century and it has a nice Japanese garden, statues of Buddha, view of the Pacific Ocean and a unique cave shrine. In June and July, hydrangea is so beautiful. (Entrance fee:400 JPY except the guide)

Hokoku-ji Temple

This temple was built in 14th century and has a beautiful bamboo forest. It is something different from other temples in Kamakura. ( Entrance fee : 300 JPN except the guide).

Hachimangu Shrine

This shrine was the official guardian shrine of the Kamakura shogunate and worshiped by Samurai as deity of the military.


04:00 PM

Move from Kamakura station to your hotel by train.

05:00 PM

Good bye at your hotel

Ending Point

At your hotel in Tokyo

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

Transportation cost and admission fee for the guide

Lunch for the guide


What‘s not included

Your transportation cost about 2700 JPY per person

Your lunch

Your admission fee about 1000JPY per person


Important Information

Free pick-up service to your hotel is only in Tokyo metropolitan area, in 23 wards. For other places, the extra charge will be added depending on the distance and the time necessary.

We will use public transportation during this tour.


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

Reviews

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Marianne Y.

Sep 26, 2022

Great knowledgeable guide!

We spent one amazing day trip from Tokyo to Kamakura with Hideaki. Very nice, punctual, informative. His English is excellent too! We’ve been to Japan many times and have seen the Daibutsu, but my daughter was to young to remember. So, with Japan’s COVID restrictions we hired Hideaki to visit Kamakura. Wow, we were impressed with his knowledge and information! We learned so much and are grateful for his tour. We went to Kotokuin temple, Hasedera Temple, and Hokokuji Temple with the beautiful bamboo forest. It was better than going on our own. We also had an amazing okonomiyaki lunch! Hideaki was very kind and gave us suggestions for our transportation to Narita Airport for the following day. Highly recommend him! Thank you Hideaki for the beautiful memories!

Hideaki M.

Marianne-san, Thank you very much for your review. I’m very glad to hear that you enjoyed the Kamakura tour even though it was a humid day. I also had a good time talking with you and daughter. Next time, please come to Japan in spring or autumn and enjoy more beautiful scenery. Hideaki Murayama

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Noriko S.

May 26, 2021

Exciting Tokyo - Online Tour

I liked the guide's attitude to guests. He was very kind and care about guests' interest. His tour was interactive with guest. I really enjoyed his tour.

Hideaki M.

Noriko-san, Thank you very much for your review. I also had a good time chatting with you. Hoping that everything will go back to normal soon. Best Regards, Hideaki Murayama

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Inez N.

Nov 10, 2019

Attentive guide

Hikeaki showed up at our hotel lobby early. He was very well prepared. He is attentive and gracious and will match his pace to what his clients like, which is nice. He showed us all the interesting aspects of Nikko. We enjoyed his company and felt well taken care of.

Hideaki M.

Inez-san, Thank you very much for your review. I’m very glad to hear that you enjoyed the Nikko tour. I also had a good time talking with you and your sisters. Especially, your sister invented a new Japanese cuisine. That is Tonkatsu Udon. Thank you again. Hideaki Murayama

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M Y.

Sep 27, 2019

Visiting Hakone with Confidence

Hideaki San is indeed very professional, prompt with correspondence, detailed in his itineraries, and accurate in his estimate of out of pocket expenses, just like what others said. He is gentle, caring, and knows how to lead us well. Among the nine of us, some wanted to linger around taking photos while others could not wait to move on. Hideaki San managed that. Ours was a one day tour in Hakone. We started out from Tokyo. Later, we enjoyed the cruise on Lake Ashinoko, the view of Mount Fuji, the Hakone Komagatake Ropeway, walking the trail to Mototsumiya Shrine, and the stroll through the Open Air Museum. At the end of the day, Hideaki San gave us instructions on how to get to our ryokan and saw us off at the bus stop. We are very pleased and highly recommend him to anyone.

Hideaki M.

Myra-san. Thank you very much for your review. As your family is so nice, I also shared a pleasant time. We were so lucky that day that we could view beautiful Mt. Fuji together with Lake Ashi. Actually, it’s often foggy and cloudy there. Did you enjoy hot spring that night? Thank you again. Hideaki Murayama

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