Kamakura Excursion with Personal Guide – Departing from Tokyo

Highlights

  • Marvelling at the size of the Kamakura Giant Buddha

  • Seeing the Hokokuji Temple bamboo garden

  • Delving into the history of medieval Japan

  • Discovering the city’s temples

Essential info*

Duration 8hrs

Languages
  • English

Starting time 9:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Explore Kamakura, the ancient capital of medieval Japan, and discover its temples and shrine.

Your personal tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and you will then take the train to Kamakura. The city, which was the first capital of medieval Japan, has perfectly preserved its traditional charm.

Begin your tour by visiting the Hase-dera temple and the Zeniarai Benten shrine. It is said that if you wash silver in water from its springs, it will multiply! Then, head to the feet of the enormous bronze Great Buddha. At 13 metres tall, it weighs more than 120 tonnes.

Be enchanted by the Hokokuji Temple bamboo garden and climb the stairs to the Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine.

The city is packed with traditional boutiques, where you can stock up on souvenirs before going back to your hotel.

Options

If you wish to make a booking for more than 2 people, the booking is made on a group basis rather than per person.
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Notes: The price per person will decrease according to the number of participants. The price advertised corresponds to the price per person for a booking made for a group of 4.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Times: 9am–5pm
  • Duration: 8 hrs. approx.
  • Duration journey Tokyo–Kamakura: 1 hr. approx.
  • Departure point: your hotel
  • Languages: English

 

  • This is a private tour; no outside participants will join your group. Your guide will be able to tell you everything you want to know and answer any questions you may have
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this time and in case of a no-show, 100% of the price will be levied. Any reservation made for special dates cannot be canceled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Return train journey Tokyo–Kamakura
  • Private tour of Tokyo
  • Admission to the sites visited
  • Services of an English-speaking guide

Not included

  • Return transport between your hotel and the station
  • Food and drinks
  • All other extras

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