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Go over the mountain to know geographical merit of Kamakura tour

Junichi K.

3.00(1) reviews
7 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 8 people

Kamakura is an attractive place for one day trip. If you have already visited there and you'd like to see another scene, this tour is one of a good choice. And if you like going on hiking, this tour might add good memory to you.

Former Shogun chose Kamakura as the base of his government because it was good place for defense. You can experience this geographic reason by joining this tour.

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Tokyo or Yokohama. Or JR Ofuna Station

Start: I'll pick you up at your hotel. We take Tokaido Line or Yokosuka Line from Tokyo or Yokohama to get to Ofuna station. Or let's meet here in front of Ticket Office at Ofuna station.

Shonan Monorail Ofuna station: Taking Shonan Monorail here. This kind of suspended monorail is like an attraction of the amusement park.

Get off at Shonan-fukasawa Station: We can see the snow topped Mt. Fuji if we are lucky.

Strawberry field near the station

Meoto-ike pond

Kamakura-yama Mountain's Stone Monument

Kamakura-yama Jinja Shrine

A scene from Kamakura-yama Mountain

You can see how Kamakura is surrounded by Mountains and ocean.

Historical spot Inamura-ga-saki

Enoshima Dentetsu Train cars and Gokuraku-ji Temple Station. Gokuraku means 'HEAVEN.'

From Gokuraku-ji Temple I'll take you anywhere you would like to go. Going to Enoshima to eat some good seafood.

Or going to meet Daibutus Giant Buddha.

Or Hase-dera Temple.

Or famous Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine.

Or going to tranquil Zen Temples in Kitakamakura.

Ending Point

Kamakura Station or your hotel

What to Expect

It's an unusual approach to Kamakura. Although the common route to visit Kamakura is taking JR Yokosuka line and getting off at Kita-Kamakura station or Kamakura station, this is a route with approaching form Kamakura-yama Mountain. Kamakura is surrounded by mountains on its three sides--the east, north, and west--except the south facing the sea. You can feel such a Kamakura's geographical features by joining this tour. You will find fascinating Kamakura from another viewpoint.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo or Yokohama area

What‘s not included

transportation fee : about 2300 yen per person from Tokyo or about 1400 yen per person from Yokohama (you and guide) , lunch : from 1000 yen to 5000 yen depending on what you would like to have , dinner : from 3000 yen to 7000 yen depending on what you would like to have , admission fee per person : Daibutus Giant Buddha (200 yen), Hase-dera Temple (300 yen), Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine (free of charge), Zen Temples in Kitakamakura Engaku-ji Temple (300 yen), Kencho-ji Temple (300 yen)

Important Information

I can guide you in Hokkaido, Kanazawa, Nagano, Akita, Toyama, Iwate, Miyazaki, Kumamoto, Fukushima, Miyagi, Yamagata, Kagoshima and Oita if you pay my transportation fee.

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



Lee B.

May 18, 2017

1 day trip

Language barrier, walking infront at most of times. But his knowledge in japan history is good.

Junichi K.

Thank you Lee san for giving me a review. I tried but I sometimes couldn't understand what you said, sorry. I have given priority to that we could move smoothly. Thank you for having you point it out. I will try hard to provide enjoyable tour in Tokyo. Thank you for your cooperation.

$196/ per group