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Let's Get (history) Nerdy! Customizable Full-Day Kamakura Tour

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Hi, I'm John, and I offer informative yet irreverent tours full of fun facts and surprising truths. Come with me, a Japanese history major, and explore the capital of Japan's first samurai rulers! I do all the reading so that you don't have to!


Please let me know if there's anything in particular that you want to see or avoid during our trip, and I will change the itinerary to suit your needs. I even have ideas for nature-lovers and people who want to avoid crowds! See the example below.

09:30 AM

Meeting Point

Kita-Kamakura Station (or your hotel)

10:00 AM

Daibutsu Hiking Trail

This is a trail that goes from the low-lying mountains of the northern Kamakura area all the way to the Great Buddha. Along the way we'll enjoy some peaceful natural scenery, some beautiful views, and we'll even visit sme quaint mountain shrines/temples.

11:30 AM

The Great Buddha

800 years old and the second-largest bronze statue of the Buddha in Japan. This big guy has been exposed to the elements for about 600 years, ever since his house (the former temple) was destroyed in a fire.

12:00 PM

Hase-Dera Temple

This temple is one of the oldest in Kamakura, and is a favorite among locals for its beautiful gardens and views of the ocean.

(this may be cut if we’re behind schedule)

12:30 PM

Lunch!

For vegans: this part of Kamakura is one of few parts of Japan that has plenty to offer vegans. Huzzah!


For non-vegans: Kamakura has a lot of delicious food for you. I'll share a few of my recommendations on the day of the tour.

01:30 AM

Enoshima

We'll engage in some souvenir shopping and snacking along the main drag on the island. Then, we'll head up the mountain and visit Enoshima Shrine and the Enoshima Sea Candle Tower, which offers amazing views of the coastline. After that, we'll head down to the Iwaya Caves to enjoy some ocean scenery. The views at sunset here are absolutely fantastic!

04:00 PM

Enoshima Station / Shonan-Enoshima Station

After we're done exploring Enoshima, I'll leave you at the station. From here, you can walk down to the beach and enjoy the sunset, go out for dinner, or head back to your hotel. Have a nice night!


If you just want to go back to your hotel in Yokohama/Tokyo, I recommend taking the monorail. It's pretty fun, and you can catch a glimpse of Mt. Fuji from it on a clear day.

Ending Point

Enoshima Station

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

1. Guide fee

2. Hotel pickup

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What‘s not included

1. Transportation fee (for you and the guide)

2. Entrance fees (for you and the guide) ~1,200 yen/person

3. Lunch (for you and the guide) ~1,500 yen/person

Tour Important Information

1. As this is a walking tour, be sure to wear nice walking/running shoes! If we're doing hiking, you will definitely need some shoes that grip well!

2. If you love hiking and the atmosphere of Kamakura, check out my other tours!

3. Let me know about any specific food allergies or dietary restrictions that you have before we go on the tour. I'm also very knowledgeable of all the good vegan restaurants in town!

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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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$63/ per group

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