Kamakura, Japan
Save to Wishlist

From $124.00 USD

Lowest Price Guarantee

Select Date and Travelers

Number of travelers
Loading available options...

Save to Wishlist

5 to 6 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 2 more


Discover the local traditions and customs of Kamakura on a private tour. Experience the art of sutra tracing with a brush and ink in the Hasedera Temple; practice zazen meditation from the practice of Buddhist monks and the first zen temple in Japan; and take part in a tea ceremony—one of the most sacred traditions in Japanese culture.
  • Learn about Japanese traditions and customs in Kamakura
  • Experience sutra tracing and Buddhist zazen meditation
  • Take part in a traditional tea ceremony with matcha and sweets
  • Enjoy a personalized experience with your own tour guide

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Local Guide ( English or Chinese speaking)
  • Any expense for a guide You do not need to pay for guide on the tour day.
  • Private tour
  • Visiting lunch or dinner spots Note: You need to pay for food and drink in cash on the tour day.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entrance fees for your own

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Kamakura Station

Departure Time

12:30 PM

All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.

Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.

Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port

Valid from the time of first use, for the duration selected.

Valid from the time of first use, for the consecutive days selected.

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time

Valid from the time you exchange your voucher, for the consecutive days selected.

Valid from the time you exchange your voucher, for the duration selected.

Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time

Hop-on hop-off tour with stops near cruise port

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • We have not included any particular lunch/dinner places in this tour, but you are welcome to stop for a break and eat whenever and wherever you like.
  • This tour is not recommended for children. There is no speaking allowed in the vennues for sutra tracing and meditating.
  • No need to worry if you cannot kneel for sutra tracing, as this will be experienced sitting on a chair.
  • Please come dressed in comfortable and approprite clothing for zazen meditation.
  • The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.  ①Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 2000)  ②Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
  • If the you do not arrive at the specified starting place after 60 minutes from the agreed meeting time, the tour will be considered canceled
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Book online or call
(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785
Product code: 85886P3

Explore Similar Things to Do