Kamakura One-day Private Custom Tour

Day Trip

Junko N.

4.82(76) reviews
Kamakura
English, Japanese (Native)
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

Kamakura is one of the most beautiful ancient cities in Japan, surrounded by the hills and a long beach.

With old zen temples and shrines Kamakura reminds us the old days of the samurai. This is a 1-day tour from Tokyo to visit Kamakura’s highlights including the Great Buddha of Kotokuin Temple. And the Bamboo grove and the mattcha tea of Hokokuji Temple upon your request.

Itinerary

Check out what we are going to do.
Feel free to personalize this offer.

Meeting Point

your hotel or any place in Tokyo or Yokohama

09:00

Your hotel (Tokyo)

Meet

10:30

Hase Area

Visit Hasedera Temple famous for the eleven-headed statue of Kannon, god of mercy, a small traditional Japanese garden with a pond and various flowers blooming from season to season and a terrace which allows for nice views of the coastal city of Kamakura,

the Great Buddha (Kotokuin Temple).

The following itinerary is a sample, which can be customized as needed.

Please contact me for the details.

13:00

Hokokuji Temple

Visit the temple ad have a mattchia tea in the refined and tranquil atmosphere of bamboo grove, a rock garden and a series of shallow caves carved into the hillsides

14:30

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

Visit the shrine constructed in the medieval age with multiple torii gates along the way.

15:30

Komachi-dori Street

Stroll along the street lined with old stores, souvenir shops, and Japanese restaurants.

17:00

Tokyo Station or any place you like

Finish the tour.

Ending Point

Tokyo Station or any place you like

What to Expect

This tour is basically a 8-hour private custom tour at your requests. It is very flexible and we can discuss variations to visit places in advance, so you will not miss the places you want to see in Kamakura.

As you needed, I will also arrange lunch.

Want to personalize this tour?

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo 23-word area

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), lunch (you and guide), entrance fee ( Koutokuin: JPY200, Hasedera Temple: JPY300, Hokokuji Temple: JPY200 and mattcha JPY500) * free for the licensed guide

Important Information

This is a walking tour using the public transportation. Comfortable shoes for walking are recommendable.

Expenses vary depending on where to go and what to do

Admission fee for the temples

Hase temple: 300JPY/adult, Kotokuin temple: 200JPY/adult, Hokoku temple 200JPY *a set of Matcha tea 500JPY

Credit cards are unavailable for some local shops.

ex. transportation (JR train: Tokyo Kamakura , Enoden, bus ) ....abt. 3000JPY/adult

Lunch can be arranged as needed. If you have any allergies, please let me know.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Sanjay D.

Dec 24, 2019

Great intro to Tokyo tour!

Junko was great leading our family (2 adults and 2 kids) on a half-day Tokyo tour. She was attentive to our needs and understood that having kids meant being flexible and responsive.

Junko N.

Thank you so much for such a nice review, Sanjay!. I am very glad to have helped you know Tokyo. I hope you and your family will make great memories in Japan. Thank you again and take care. Junko

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Eva C.

Nov 25, 2019

Yanaka, Nezu shrine

Junko was an excellent guide. She provided a lot of backup historical information, which was very helpful. It was nice to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Junko N.

Thank you so much for such a great review, Eva. I am very glad to have helped you know Nezu and Yanaka and the history. There still remain beautiful traditional gardens and quiet places even in Tokyo. I hope you would come to Japan again in the cherry blossom season. Thank you again and take care! Junko

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Rory A.

Nov 22, 2019

Very understanding and caring guide

From initial emails to hugs goodbye, we enjoyed our time with Junko. She was accommodating in our itinerary choices and flexible through tour time. My wife is diabetic and Junko was understanding of her need for breaks and meals. We wished to experience the off the beaten path food places and our first night we enjoyed two for beer, sake and food. She’s very passionate about her city and it showed. You will be educated, enlightened and inspired by her.....thank you Junko! Rory and Sandra

Junko N.

Thank you for such a wonderful review, Rory and Sandra! I am very happy to have helped you have a good time in Tokyo. It was nice to have exchanged information about our families including our dogs Diego and Coco. They are rescued dogs. What a coincidence.!! I hope you will make great memories in Japan. Thank you again and take care. Junko

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Philip P.

Nov 10, 2019

Canadians 1st Japan visit

Excellent tour of Tokyo incorporating both old and new points of interests. I would highly recommend Junko.

Junko N.

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review, Phil! I am very glad to have helped you and your family know different faces of Tokyo. I hope you will enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan. Thank you again and take care. Junko

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