Day trip to Kamakura from Tokyo


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

Kamakura, an ancient capital city

Kamakura once was a capital city of Samurai from th 12th century to the 14th century.
Now the city is a popular tourist destination with its beautiful nature, historic spots and shopping arcades.
Let's visit some of the must-see spots in Kamakura.


meet at your hotel in Tokyo
visit following spots by using subway, JR train, local train
(It takes about one hour from Tokyo to Kamakura by train. )

. Kotokuin Temple: famous for its 11 meter great statue of Buddha
. Hasedera Temple: 9 meters Kannon statue and beautiful garden
. Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine: the center of the city since the 12th century
. Komachi Street: busy street with various shops and restaurants for people after visiting the shrine

go back to your hoter by JR train and subway

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: your hotel in Tokyo

End location: your hotel lobby

Duration: 8 hours



What’s Included

Other: my service as your private, licenced tour guide to meet your request
my transportation fees

What’s Extra

Other: *your transportation fees: approximately 2,000 JPY per person
*admission fees to temples: 500 JPY per person
*your personal expenses: for food, snack, souvenirs, etc.

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a wonderful day touring Kamakura with Kaoru. She was very knowledgeable and informative, as well as pleasant company, thoughtful and accommodating. We learned many interesting facts about the area and would recommend her highly. She speaks English well and was easy to understand.
Michael B.

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