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Hiking and Bamboo Forests in Kamakura!! 4-Hour Tour With a Historian

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Hi, I'm John, and I specialize in informative yet irreverent tours full of fun facts and surprising truths. On this tour, we'll take a hike around Kamakura's ancient mountain trails which are flanked by shrines, graves, statues, and of course gorgeous natural beauty! We will also visit one of Kamakura's most beautiful temples and take in its stunning bamboo forest.

10:00 AM

Meeting Point

Kita-Kamakura Station (or your hotel)

- This is the station -before- Kamakura if you're coming from Tokyo or Yokohama! Please don't forget to get off.

10:10 AM

Kencho-ji Temple

This is one the most unique temples in Kamakura, with a wide variety of interesting and sometimes downright strange statuary lying about. It's also the most historically important and the oldest zen temple in Kamakura.

10:40 AM

Ten-En Hiking Trail

Right behind Kencho-ji, there's an trailhead for the Ten-En Hiking Trail, where we'll set off for our hike, which will take a little over an hour, depending on our pace. This hike isn't particularly difficult, but it can be a bit slippery at times, so make sure to wear grippy shoes! ;)

12:00 PM

Kamakura-gu

Visit a shrine steeped in samurai history AND engage in a fun local tradition that will improve your luck!

01:00 PM

Hokoku-ji Temple and Matcha

This temple is famous for its gorgeous bamboo forest. And, in my opinion, the entire temple is impeccably manicured and well worth a visit. Despite being many hundreds of years old, it looks well-near brand new in places.


We'll also sit down and sip some matcha in their cafe, enjoying the atmoshpere of their bamboo forest.

Ending Point

Kamakura Station

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

1. Guide fee

2. Hotel pickup if you are staying in Yokohama or Kamakura. Please contact me ahead of time if you'd like to take advantage of this.

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What‘s not included

1. Entrance fees for yourself and the guide. (~¥1000/person)

2. Snacks along the way

3. Transportation fees for you and the guide.

Tour Important Information

1. This tour involves a lot of walking on trails in the mountains, so make sure to wear good walking/running shoes.

2. If you have any food allergies, let me know ahead of time.

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I'm amenable to changes in my itinerary. If you have some places that you really want to go to, just let me know, and I'll change our plans to see that you get there.

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