Kamakura Day Trip from Tokyo with a Local: Private & Personalized ★★★★★

Discover the coastal town of Kamakura, which lies just an hour away from busy Tokyo, with one of our friendly hosts. Take in the surrounding temples and shrines tucked away in the leafy green forest and see the famous Great Buddha statue. There are also scenic hiking trails, sunrise meditation sessions, surf shacks to enjoy a beer at and beaches on which to laze the day away. Whatever your speed, your host will make it happen.

Within 24 hours after booking you’ll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you’ll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Shinjuku City, Japan
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips




Discover the coastal town of Kamakura, which lies just an hour away from busy Tokyo, with one of our friendly hosts. Take in the surrounding temples and shrines tucked away in the leafy green forest and see the famous Great Buddha statue. There are also scenic hiking trails, sunrise meditation sessions, surf shacks to enjoy a beer at and beaches on which to laze the day away. Whatever your speed, your host will make it happen.

Within 24 hours after booking you’ll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you’ll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do

Itinerary
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Pass By: Kamakura, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Kanto

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

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Tokyo, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto

Take a train from Tokyo with a host to the historic coastal town of Kamakura

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura), 4 Chome-2-28 Hase, Kamakura 248-0016 Kanagawa Prefecture

See the area’s most iconic attractions like the Great Buddha

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Yuigahama Beach, Kamakura 248-0014 Kanagawa Prefecture

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!)

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Hase-dera Temple, 3-11-2 Hase, Kamakura 248-0016 Kanagawa Prefecture

Get to know a bit more about Japan’s heritage and feudal history through 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. with your host and exploring the town on foot

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura), 4 Chome-2-28 Hase, Kamakura 248-0016 Kanagawa Prefecture

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.

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Kamakura Owls’ Forest, Japan, 〒248-0006 Kanagawa, Kamakura, Komachi, 2-chōme−10−4 東洋ビル 2階

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…

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Hokokuji Bamboo Forest, 2-chōme-7-4 Jōmyōji, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0003, Japan

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…

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Daibutsu Hiking Trail, 1418 Yamanouchi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 247-0062, Japan

Explore an alternative part of Japan, away from the Tokyo bustle, with a host.

IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Kamakura Goro Kamakura Komachi Street Honten, 2-9-2 Komachi, Kamakura 248-0006 Kanagawa Prefecture

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.
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences