Private Tour to see Highlights of Kamakura, Enoshima, Yokohama from Tokyo

If you have only one day to visit somewhere outside of Tokyo, Kamakura is the place to go! See the ancient capital of Kamakura, a seaside town of temples and wooded hills sometimes referred to Kyoto of eastern Japan. Then check out the bay area of Yokohama, Japan’s second-largest city. We have a list of professional guides in different languages to make your day fun and memorable.

A chauffeured private tour is a perfect way to see Kamakura and Yokohama as it is not easy to get around in these two cities on your own using public transport in a limited time. Enjoy round trip transportation from your accommodation in a private vehicle. Relax on a full day excursion without being pressed for time or annoyed by others who you don’t know as it happens in group tours.

*Select the places you want to visit and make a total of 6 hours
*Customize your Kamakura, Yokohama tour according to your interests
*Guide can give you recommendations to build your own itinerary
*Round trip transportation
* Duration: 10 hours
* Starts: Yokohama, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




If you have only one day to visit somewhere outside of Tokyo, Kamakura is the place to go! See the ancient capital of Kamakura, a seaside town of temples and wooded hills sometimes referred to Kyoto of eastern Japan. Then check out the bay area of Yokohama, Japan’s second-largest city. We have a list of professional guides in different languages to make your day fun and memorable.

A chauffeured private tour is a perfect way to see Kamakura and Yokohama as it is not easy to get around in these two cities on your own using public transport in a limited time. Enjoy round trip transportation from your accommodation in a private vehicle. Relax on a full day excursion without being pressed for time or annoyed by others who you don’t know as it happens in group tours.

*Select the places you want to visit and make a total of 6 hours
*Customize your Kamakura, Yokohama tour according to your interests
*Guide can give you recommendations to build your own itinerary
*Round trip transportation

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

It is a gigantic bronze statue of Amida Buddha (13.5m, 44 ft.) in an open air. It is the only national treasure in Kamakura. You can enter inside the body for only 20 yen. (admission fee 200 yen per pers.)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), 2-7-4 Jomyoji, Kamakura 248-0003 Kanagawa Prefecture

Rated 3 stars in the Michelin travel guide. The temple is famous for having the most beautiful bamboo grove in Kamakura. You can enjoy matcha green tea and Japanese sweet in a teahouse overlooking the bamboo grove. (admission fee 600 yen per pers. including matcha and sweet)

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Hase-dera Temple, 3-11-2 Hase, Kamakura 248-0016 Kanagawa Prefecture

It’s known as a temple of flowers. You can enjoy cherry blossoms in spring, hydrangeas around late May to late June, and maple leaves in autumn. It’s also famous for 9.18-meter-tall gilded wooden eleven-headed statue of Kannon, the goddess of mercy. (admission fee 400 yen per pers.)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, 2-1-31 Yukinoshita, Kamakura 248-0005 Kanagawa Prefecture

This Shinto shrine is dedicated to the god of war and the god of the samurai in general. It is a popular site for weddings and is particularly beautiful during cherry blossom or azalea season. 

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kamakura Komachidori, Komachi, Kamakura 248-0006 Kanagawa Prefecture

It is a long shopping street near Tsurugaoka Hahchiman-gu Shrine. The street is lined up with numbers of restaurants, cafes and shops. Some popular souvenirs are carved lacquerwares (Kamakura-bori), pigeon-shaped cookies (“Toshimaya” Hato sable), and bean snacks (“Kamakura mameya”).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kencho-ji Temple, 8 Yamanouchi, Kamakura 247-0062 Kanagawa Prefecture

It’s the oldest and the highest ranking zen temple in Kamakura. It offers meditation practice on certain dates. Zen t-shirts are sold here. (admission fee 500 yen per pers.)

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Engaku-ji Temple, 409 Yamanouchi, Kamakura 247-0062 Kanagawa Prefecture

It is the second important zen temple in Kamakura, famous for its large temple gate and bell.

You can find the grave of famous film director Yasujiro Ozu here. There is a café within the temple compound where you can enjoy lunch, Japanese sweets, and matcha green tea and other drinks on certain dates. (admission fee 300 yen per pers.)

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple), 189 Yamanochi, Kamakura 247-0062 Kanagawa Prefecture

It is famous for blue hydrangeas from late May to late June. Many people queue up to take a picture of the circular window in the main hall which frames the scenery of the garden behind it. (admission fee 500 yen per pers.)

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Tokeiji Temple, 1367 Yamanouchi, Kamakura 247-0062 Kanagawa Prefecture

This quiet little temple served as a shelter for women who suffered abuse by their husbands and sought a divorce at the time when only men were allowed to ask for a divorce. Visitors can enjoy flowers all year around, such as plums in early spring, iris and climbing hydrangea in June, in gardens stretching back to the wooded hills.(admission fee 200 yen per pers.)

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kamakura Kokomae Station, 1-1-25 Koshigoe, Kamakura 248-0033 Kanagawa Prefecture

This photogenic railroad crossing having the beautiful blue sea in the background was used in the opening sequence of a famous Japanese anime “Slam Dunk”.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sankeien Gardens, 58-1 Hommoku Sannotani, Naka-Ku, Yokohama 231-0824 Kanagawa Prefecture

It is a traditional and typical Japanese-style garden designed by a wealthy businessman. 17 precious buildings transferred from Kyoto and other places are skillfully arranged to match the beauty of the garden. (admission fee 700 yen per pers.)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yokohama Minato Mirai 21, Minatomirai, Nishi, Yokohama Kanagawa Prefecture

Minato Mirai 21 is a seaside urban area in central Yokohama. Some major attractions are the Landmark Tower (the second tallest building in Japan), Cosmo World amusement park, and the Red Brick Warehouses shopping center.  

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Enoshima Island, Enoshima, Fujisawa 251-0036 Kanagawa Prefecture

There are various attractions such as a shrine, aquarium, botanical garden, observation tower and caves. Mount Fuji can be viewed from various places if the weather permits.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yokohama Landmark Tower Sky Garden, 2-2-1, Minatomirai, Nishi, Yokohama 220-0012 Kanagawa Prefecture

Enjoy the panoramic scenic view of the Yokohama Bay area and bay of Tokyo from 273m (900f) high. You can also get a good view of Mt. Fuji on a clear day. (admission fee 1000 yen per pers.)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Yamashita Park, 279 Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0023 Kanagawa Prefecture

If you feel like to stroll in a park with a coffee in hand, Yamashita park would be ideal as it is beloved by the locals to come and relax. Street performers are here to entertain in the weekend.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Cup Noodles Museum Yokohama, 2-3-4 Shinko, Naka-Ku, Yokohama 231-0001 Kanagawa Prefecture

Run by Nisshin, the very first company which invented Cup noodle. You can learn about the story of the instant noodle, topping and make you own original noodle, try different tastes from world wide noodles, and get some original souvenir only found in this unique place.(admission fee 500 yen per pers.)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yokohama Chinatown, 118-2 Yamashitacho, Naka-Ku, Yokohama 231-0023 Kanagawa Prefecture

If you want to try Chinese food while you are in Japan or to have a different feeling, the biggest Chinatown of Japan is in Yokohama.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shinyokohama Ramen Museum, 2-14-21 Shin-Yokohama, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama 222-0033 Kanagawa Prefecture

If you are a ramen lover, Shinyokohama ramen museum is a must go place.You can enjoy 8 different type of ramen all in one place (admission fee 310 yen per pers.)

Duration: 1 hour