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Kamakura Highlights with Local Expert - from Tokyo

Day Trip
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One day fun excursion to Kamakura, a small, coastal city just one hour south of Tokyo. Sometimes called the Kyoto of Eastern Japan, Kamakura offers numerous temples, shrines and other historical monuments as well as beautiful beach and forestry hills. Refer to this model plan, and I will customize your tour based on your tastes and requests. Count on me, Kamakura specialist!

Kamakura Tour Guide - Tomoko H.
Tomoko H.
4.94 / 5
(161 reviews)
08:00 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel or at any convenient spot for you in central Tokyo area

08:00 AM

Your hotel or any place of your convenience in metropolitan Tokyo area

- meet and start the excursion

09:20 AM

Kamakura station

- take enoden street car or taxi

09:40 AM

Great Buddha of Kamakura

- a large bronze statue of Amida Buddha in Kotokuin temple

10:30 AM

Hasedera temple

- a lovely Buddhist temple called as Kamakura's Western Pure Land full of seasonal flowers, famous for its eleven-headed statue of Kannon, the goddess of mercy

12:00 PM

Enoden ride

- fun street car ride along the seashore * we could walk to Gokurakuji temple before that

12:30 PM

local restaurant for lunch

- based on your request

01:30 PM

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine

Kamakura's most important Shinto shrine originally found in the late 11th century walking along Dankazura path, the street I used to walk to my junior high school in teens

03:00 PM

Engakuji or Kenchoji temple

- the site Zen Buddhism started in Japan in the 14th century and where thousands of monks have trained

- the precincts are large and beautiful in every season perfectly maintained by the monks

04:30 PM

Kitakamakura station

- You will find some other lovely ancient Zen temples when you walk to the station.

* We could extend the tour for Yokohama (China town and Minato Mirai area) for a couple of hours based on your request and our discussion

05:00 PM

Tokyo station or any place of your convenience

- the end of the tour

Ending Point

At Tokyo station or any place of your convenience

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

■ guide fee

■ hotel pick-up (in Tokyo metropolitan area)

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What‘s not included

■ transportation fee (you and guide): about 3000 yen/each in total, e.g. ① JR round trip between Tokyo and Kamakura(about 2,000 yen/adult) ②Enoden and local bus, etc.

■ lunch

■ admission fee: e.g. Great Buddha (300 yen/adult), Kenchoji temple (500 yen/adult), Hasedera temple (400 yen/adult), etc.

Tour Important Information

■ Please wear comfortable shoes and outfits for walking.

■ It takes about one hour from Tokyo area to Kamakura, so it is recommended to start the tour at 8:00 am (or even earlier.)

■ I'm usually flexible to put 1 or 2 extra hours and make the tour longer or to add Yokohama visit on the way back. Please consult me if you want even on the tour date.

It's my personal story, but I moved from a large city Nagoya to Kamakura with my family when I was 10 years old. Despite a little girl, I instantly noticed how historically interesting the town was and loved the milder climate there. It also surprised me there were so many atmospheric narrow winding streets and slopes. It was the best site for kids to have a little adventure! Since then, I have been walking around the city of Kamakura with friends, family, or even by myself. I know every corner of the city and its seasonal beauties. So, let me know your interests and tastes, and I will make the best itinerary for you.

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Kamakura Tour Reviews

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Benjamin C.

5 / 5
May 13, 2024

One Day Customized Tour in Tokyo

Tokyo
2 days

My client was very pleased

Tomoko-san was very communicative throughout the trip. She was able to update me if my client had any questions, but she made me confident that she could run the tour smoothly.

Benjamin C.

Thank you for your lovely review, Benjamin! It was fun and rewarding to work with you and plan the tour for your client. I also thank you for the opportunity to meet your wonderful client. We have talked a lot, laughed a lot, and learned a lot each other. I look forward to working with you again.

Larry P.

Larry P.

5 / 5
Apr 9, 2024

One Day Customized Tour in Tokyo

Tokyo
7 hours 30 min

Professional, Knowledgeable, & Accommodating

Tomoko is professional, knowledgeable, and accommodating. She was a pleasure to spend the day with. We had so much fun, she connected with my family right from the start. There was a hiccup with one of our reservations, she straightened things out, and we made it into our Team Labs digital art experience. Tomoko also gave us a little history of all the places we visited and took our pictures as well. We had no problems communicating with her; via text, email, and in person. She always responded and we are fortunate to have found her. Thank you Tomoko!

Larry P.

Thank you for your heartwarming and positive review. When you found out while shopping for knives in Kappabashi that tickets for TeamLab had not been purchased properly, we both thought, "Oh my God!" I must confess that I wasn't sure if I could sort it out, but I was so glad that the fact that you had been looking forward to trying to get tickets for over a month was well explained and documented so that we could enjoy the experience together. I think our vibes were passed on to them, don't you think so? Thank you for the beautiful day. I really enjoyed the time with all your family, Lyn and Larry:)

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Steve N.

5 / 5
Mar 27, 2024

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Tokyo
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Tour in Tokyo with Tomoko

Tomoko was an excellent tour guide! She was efficient in planning our itinerary and was accommodating when we requested to make changes. We were very fortunate to have her show us around Tokyo. She is so pleasant, personable, knowledgeable and helpful. We learned a lot about the city as well as it's past history. My wife and I could not have asked for a better guide. We really enjoyed ourselves and highly recommend her. Thanks so much Tomoko, you have provided us with great memories! Joyce and Steve

Steve N.

I too feel very fortunate to be able to share this truly enjoyable day today with you, Joyce and Steve. After cold, rainy and windy weather yesterday, it was a truly spring-like day today, and the long-awaited cherry blossoms have started to bloom little by little. I am sure there will be more blooms during the few days you are in Tokyo. Please enjoy them and take good pictures to share with your family and friends. I hope to see you again next time you plan to visit Hiroshima, the islands of the Seto Inland Sea, or Kyushu.

$422/ per group

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