Kamakura One-day - The Essence of Japanese Arts & Culture

Day Trip

Kozo Y.

Kamakura
English
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

Kamakura is a town known as "Kyoto of Eastern Japan," because it has numerous temples, shrines and other historical monuments. In this one-day tour, you can savor the traditional Japanese arts and culture of Kamakura Shogunate - the first Japan's feudal government that prospered 800 years ago!!

Please be noted that the spots to be visited can be arranged per your request. The following time table is just an example for your consideration.

Itinerary

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

Meeting Point

At your hotel in the central Tokyo (within the twenty-three wards of Tokyo)

09:00 AM Meet at Your Hotel in the central Tokyo (within the twenty-three wards of Tokyo)

10:40 AM JR Kamakura Station

10:40 - 11:10 AM Komachi Street

11:10 - 11:40 Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (one of the most fanmous Shinto shrines in Japan)

11:40 - 12:10 Walking to Zeni Arai Benten

12:10 - 12:40 Zeni Arai Benten (special shrine you can make a prayer for your good financial luck)

12:40 - 13:10 Walking to Kotoku-in temple

13:10 - 14:00 Lunch near Kotoku-in temple (choice from Japanese cuisines)

14:00 - 14:30 Kotoku-in temple (one of the three great buddha statues in Japan)

14:30 - 14:40 Walking to Hase temple

14:40 - 15:30 Hase temple (Japan's largest wooden image of Boddhisatva Kannon - the eleven-faced goddess of mercy)

15:30 -15:40 Walking to Hase Station of Enoden line

15:40 - 15:50 Move to Kamakura Station

15:50 - 17:00 Move to the train station nearest from your hotel

Ending Point

At the train station nearest from your hotel

Want to personalize this tour?

  • Our tours can be customized according to your needs and preferences
  • Click below to tell us what you are looking for:

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up fee, lunch fee for guide

What‘s not included

transportation fees for you and guide, lunch fee for you, entrance fees for you and guide,

Reference (expected costs)

- total transportation fee: about 2,500 yen per person

- lunch: about 1,500 yen per person

- total entrance fee: about 1,000 yen per person

Important Information

You are kindly requested to pay for my transportation fee.

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
$218/ per group

Popular Tours in Kamakura

One day trip to Kamakura

Kamakura
8 hours

Kamakura is a very popular tourist destination and has a lot of beautiful places such as Buddhist temples with gardens, and Shinto shrines. The city has a lot of Japanese restaurants which offer lovely dishes. We’ll visit some of the most popular spots in Kamakura, such as Hokoku-ji temple (with a bamboo garden), Hase-dera temple (one of the oldest temples in Kamakura), and Kotoku-in temple which is well known for the Great Buddha. I hope you have a lovely day in Kamakura!

FROM$273/ per group
Yoko I.
4.89(73) reviews

Kamakura, Your Way

Kamakura
6 hours

Kamakura, the birthplace of Zen Buddhism, is a beautiful residential area dotted with zen temples. The Great Buddha is another highlight. The Pacific Ocean’s gentle breeze adds to the tranquil atmosphere. We’ll find the most suitable mix of destinations to match your interests and physical exertion level. (See the ITINERARY) A walking tour is good value for money (H1)! We’ll get to experience 5 temples and shrines! For a more leisurely pace, a bus and a taxi are best. See you in Kamakura!

FROM$200/ per group
Toshi H.
4.95(91) reviews

Kamakura One-day Private Custom Tour

Kamakura
8 hours

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.

FROM$291/ per group
Junko N.
4.82(76) reviews

Kamakura Highlights with Local Expert - from Tokyo

Kamakura
9 hours

One day fun tour in Kamakura, a popular, 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. I will customize your tour based on your tastes and requests. Count on me, Kamakura specialist! Let's find many hidden gems together.

FROM$360/ per group
Tomoko H.
4.92(103) reviews