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Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura

Day Trip Tour To Kamakura From Tokyo

8 hours

Day trip to coastal Kamakura

Surf shacks, Buddhist temples, leafy green forest trails and ocean-side tranquility.

  • From 91.19 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 8 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish)

What you'll do

Our hosts are experts at navigating the intricate and priceless architecture of the area, ranging from flame-colored torii gates that mark the entrances to shrines, to magnificent Buddhist temples, swarming with locals and tourists alike. Kamakura’s crown jewel is the Amida Buddha at Kotoku-in, forged from bronze and exposed to the elements of this curious city. Surf culture thrives here, and you might want to grab a brew and throw a shaka at one of the local shacks, before delving into the fascinating history of Japan’s first feudal capital. Forest hikes give you the chance to reconnect with the earth, and morning meditation sessions are the best remedy for a busy mind. After all, this is where Buddhism took root in Japan…

Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura
Day trip to coastal Kamakura

What you’ll do

You’ll cruise to the laid-back beach town of Kamakura, a mere hour south of Tokyo by train, and an essential stop in the search for tranquility in Japan. With its easy-going atmosphere and unique blend of spirituality and relaxation, a day trip to this quirky town will give you a breather from the million mph pace of Tokyo. You’ll get to thoroughly explore the town itself, which was the ancient feudal capital of Japan, and learn about its vital role in spreading Buddhism across the country. Your host will ensure you don’t miss out on the most notable attractions, like the spectacular Great Buddha or the Hokokuji Bamboo Forest, but they’ll also reveal to you curiosities and local spots that only a local would know… 

    • Take a train from Tokyo with a host to the historic coastal town of Kamakura
    • See the area’s most iconic attractions like the Great Buddha
    • Visit renowned Shinto shrines and temples along the leafy green forest trails - pure tranquility
    • Absorb the natural beauty of the forests and oceans that surround this beach town, and maybe stop in at a surf shack for a beer (or two, you’re on holiday!)
    • Explore an alternative part of Japan, away from the Tokyo bustle, with a host
    • Get to know a bit more about Japan’s heritage and feudal history through chatting with your host and exploring the town on foot
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized itinerary
    • 8 hours with a host
    • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs - if you are not a JR pass holder please get in touch so we can adjust your quote
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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