Kamakura One Day Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

Private tour from Tokyo or Yokohama

Kamakura is a historical town surrounded by beautiful mountains and beach. It is a popular sightseeing spot having many temples, shrines and other historical monuments. It is located about one hour from Tokyo.

This tour covers the most popular spots for visitors such as Great Buddha statue, Hase temple, and Tsutugaoka Hachiman shrine. You will feel historical and sacred atmosphere and see unique Japanese culture.


Sample of tour time itinerary:

9:00 meet at your hotel (in Tokyo or Yokohama) and go to Hase via Kamakura by train
10:30~ Kotokuin temple to see Great Buddha statue.
11:30~ Hase temple to see beautiful gardens and Buddha statues.
have lunch and take a train to Kamakura (a few min. ).
14:00~ Tsurugaoka Hachiman shrine which is the most important shrine in Kamakura.
walk back along Komachi street to see shops selling traditional snacks and souvenirs.
15:30~ leave Kamakura for your hotel by train
17:00 Tour ends

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel

Duration: 8 hours


Train and subway

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: Transportation fare of the guide
Admission of the guide

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5000 JPY - Train fare of the round trip between your hotel in Tokyo and Kamakura : about 3000 JPY per person
(In case that you stay in Yokohama, about 1500 JPY per person)

Admission of Kotokuin and Hasedera: total 500 JPY per person

Lunch and drink: about 1500 JPY

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: - Lunch may cost about 1,200 JPY.
- Kotokuin and Hasedera


I do not drive a car with customers due to local regulation. If a customer requests to use a car, I can arrange a taxi.

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent service on such short notice given!! Eiiichi rovided helpful and knowledgeable recommendation. Will be back and use service again. Thank you!
Dolly Warotama

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