Enjoy the highlights of ancient Kamakura without having to share your guide with a group of other travelers on this private full-day tour. Learn more about the destinations you visit as you’ll have you'll be able to hear your guide. Go at your own pace and customize the day to suit your needs. Spend time at historic and architectural wonders, including Hase-dera Temple, Kotokuin (Daibutsu), and Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine.
Explore two fascinating Japanese cities in a single day on this private tour from Tokyo. Discover the ancient capital of Kamakura, home to the famed Great Buddha statue, as well as numerous enchanting temples, then continue to Yokohama, Japan's second-largest city to explore some of its highlights, such as Chinatown and the Landmark Tower Sky Garden.
This is a guided private tour that includes Kotokuin (Great Buddha Statue) and Hokukuji Temple Bamboo Forest on your itinerary.
Hotel pick up in Tokyo 23 wards.
Hokoku-ji Temple is very famous for its Bamboo Garden, and is a Michelin Green Guide, a three-star tourist attraction with only two locations in Kamakura.
You can also drink matcha while watching the fantastic approximately 2,000 bamboo groves.
The Big Buddha, which is synonymous with Kamakura, will be even more fun if you look at it while listening to the detailed historical explanations of the guides with national qualifications.
For details of the destination, you can look at the what to expect section of this web page.
This private and customizable tour for Kamakura is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
Avoid the potential hazards of public transportation or group travel, and explore Kamakura at your own pace with your private chauffeured sightseeing tour. You’ll want to visit Hokokuji Temple, The Great Budha, Hase Temple, Tsuruoka Hachimangu Shrine, Komachi shopping street, and more. Customize this trip as you like with your driver.
Learn about the history and culture of unmissable Kamakura on a handy private day trip from Tokyo. You’ll keep costs lower and enjoy a local experience by traveling on public transport. Don’t worry about getting lost though, as your guide will be there. Visit the highlights of Kamakura, including the Giant Buddha and its many atmospheric temples and shrines.
Kamakura used to be a center of politics in the 12th century.
There are many historical places from that period. There are lots of shrines and temples.
We use public transportation to visit sites.
Since we are using public transportation to get around the area, we may be able to visit 3 or 4 spots.
I will arrange the itinerary depending on your interests and needs.
Just one hour from Tokyo, Kamakura is the home of the samurai and is of great cultural importance to Japan. To start your day, meet your guide at your hotel, or the closest station. You will then set off to combat the Daibutsu Trail, which is 3.7 miles (6km) in length.
The Daibutsu hiking trail runs between the Great Buddha (Daibutsu) in the south and the Jochi-ji Zen temple towards the north. The tour can be personalized according to your wishes. Just let the local partner know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying.
Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary.
Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
Kamakura is such a compact city that you can see the whole area within a day. One of the representative sight-seeing spots is Big Image of Buddha in Kotokuin temple. From there, you can travel almost all the famous temples for six hours.
Many historical sites are covered in public transportation services. On the way to Hachimangu, we can enjoy shopping on KOMACHI street. While walking through the street, we can feel something different from the western culture. In this area, there are many valuable temples and shrines within a walk. So, we can visit many historical temples and shrines such as so-called hydrangea temple and bamboo grove temple. All these temples are located in calm environment, so you will feel like being in KAMAKURA ZEN Buddhism style.
About 1 hour from JR Kita Kamakura station, we will visit the 2nd largest city YOKOHAMA. This time, we will stop over at China town in ISHIKAWA cho in Yokohama. We can enjoy a variety of Chinese cuisines for reasonable prices.
Experience the energy of Japan’s ancient samurai thanks to this 6-hour history-themed walking tour of Kamakura with a private guide. Explore a range of Buddhist temples, Shinto Shrines, and traditional street vendors in a city that was Japan’s feudal capital from the 12th through 14th centuries.
Kamakura is an unique city for its historical significance, cultural heritage, natural beauty that you must visit when you are traveling in Kanagawa or Tokyo areas.
We will visit Hokokuji temple, known as Bamboo Temple, where 2,000 bamboo trees are planted, and also experience tasting Japanese traditional green tea (Matcha) at the beautiful Japanese tea house in the temple.
The bamboo garden is also the perfect place for taking Japanese style photos!
We will have lunch at guide recommended Japanese restaurant, eating around and shopping at Komachi Dori street.
2 hours 30 minutes
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