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Kamakura Private Walking Tour

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Kamakura, Japan
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From USD369.00 per group (up to 6)

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icon6 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

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.
  • Explore the historic landmarks of ancient Kamakura with a private guide
  • Check out the picturesque Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
  • Stroll past the street food vendors and unique shops of Komachi Dori
  • Check out the Daibutsu ('Big Buddha'), the second-largest Buddha statue in Japan
  • Private guide ensures personalized service and attention
  • Great day trip option from Tokyo
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Friendly professional guide
Private walking tour
Lunch
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation fee (you and guide in Kamakura area)

Departure Point

1-chōme-1-15 Onarimachi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0012, Japan

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet up with your private guide in the morning in front of the JR Kamakura station’s east exit. You’ll spend the rest of your visit exploring the ancient Japanese landmarks of this timeless town, a popular day-trip location for visitors from Tokyo.

Head first to Kamakura’s Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, a picturesque religious site situated in the city center. Many locals visit the shrine in order to offer prayers for good fortune. Continue on foot to Komachi Dori, a famous strip that houses an array of Kamakura’s best street food vendors, unique shops, and religious attractions including Kotokuin Temple and Hase Temple.

Proceed from Komachi Dori to Daibutsu (the “Big Buddha”), the second-biggest Buddha monument in Japan and one that dates back to the 13th century. Depending on the time of year and how quickly you proceed through the other attractions, you may also have time for one more stop before ending your trip. At the end of your day you’ll be brought back the JR Kamakura station to proceed to your next destination.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
We could visit Tsurugaoka hachimangu shrine in our customized itinerary. If you want to include, please let us know.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Japan Wonder Travel
We could visit Kamakura in our customized itinerary. If you want to include, please let us know.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Hase-dera Temple
We could visit hase dera temple in our customized itinerary. If you want to include, please let us know.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura)
We could visit Kotokuin temple and big buddha in our customized itinerary. If you want to include, please let us know.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)
We could visit Hokokuji temple in our customized itinerary. If you want to include, please let us know.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Kencho-ji Temple
We could visit Kenchoji temple in our customized itinerary. If you want to include, please let us know.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Engaku-ji Temple
We could visit Engakuji temple in our customized itinerary. If you want to include, please let us know.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Kamakura Komachidori
We could visit Komachi dori street in our customized itinerary. If you want to include, please let us know.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple)
We could visit Meigetsuin temple in our customized itinerary. If you want to include, please let us know.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Comfortable walking shoes and clothes are recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
  • OPERATED BY Japan Wonder Travel

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Kamakura Private Walking Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Kamakura Private Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Kamakura Private Walking Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Kamakura Private Walking Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Kamakura Private Walking Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Kamakura Private Walking Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Kamakura Private Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Kamakura Private Walking Tour?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Kamakura Private Walking Tour.

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