Visit Pacific ocean coastline and Big statue of Buddha with a private guide
Kamakura is located 60km west of Tokyo, less than one hour distance. This city used to be the seat of the 1st Shogunate government from 1192 to 1333. It is called as "Kyoto" of eastern Japan. Numerous Zen sect temples, shrines and other historical monuments as well as Kamakura sand beaches attract travellers coming from all over the world.
9:00 Meet in your hotel and move to JR station
9:15-10:00 Take JR train to Kamakura
Following is the one of my recommendations.
10:30-12:00 Visit 2 templs. Bamboo temple and Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shinto shrine
12:00-13:30 Komachi shopping street and lunch of local food
13:30-15:00 Great statue of Buddha and Hase temple
15:00-16:00 Enoden tram with viewing of Pacific ocean and Mt. Fuji subject to clear sky
16:00-17:00 JR train Kamakura-Tokyo
Back to your hotel
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 8 hours
Due to weather and traffic conditions, tour duration might be changed.
We take JR train and Enoden tram and walk to the each destinations. If you would like to travel by a private car, I can arrange an one-day private car at 65000 yen from Tokyo.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5000 JYE - JR train round trip Tokyo-Kamakura 2000 yen, bus fares 600 yen, Entrance fee to temples 900 yen, and lunch about 1500 yen
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Yumi was outstanding, She made all of us feel very welcome and like family the whole trip. She always made sure everyone was in the group was comfortable as possible on the trains(which can get crowded). She is very knowledgeable and learning more all the time. We will differently be booking her again and again in future trips. Thank you very much Yumi:)