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Kamakura, Japan
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30 to 120 minutes (Approx.)
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Offered in: English


Take a laid-back journey through the city of Kamakura during this flexible-length adventure aboard a Japanese-style rickshaw. Choose between different tour length options as you roll past numerous attractions like the Great Buddha, Myohonji Temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, and much more, in this 800-year-old city.
  • Explore the ancient city of Kamakura aboard a rickshaw
  • Admire the traditional temples, shrines, gardens, and architecture of an 800-year-old city
  • Visit Kamakura landmarks like Jufukuji Temple, the Great Buddha statue, and Myohonji Temple
  • Flexible, easily-customized, itinerary offers a variety of trip options
  • Choose between 30-minute, 45-minute, one-hour, and two-hour trips
  • More laid-back way to experience Kamakura

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Local English-speaking driver/guide
  • Rickshaw ride


  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Kamakura Station

Departure Time

Operates between 9:30am to 5:30pm

Return Details

Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

What To Expect

Pick a tour length that suits your schedule and then meet your rickshaw driver-guide at the JR Kamakura station’s east exit. Your exact itinerary will depend on whether you’ve selected a 30-minute, 45-minute, one-hour, two-hour excursion.
Though each trip is customizable based on your interests, you’re likely to get a taste for the charming atmosphere of this 800-year-old Japanese city, passing by its traditional temples and shrines, passing by ancient structures, and getting a glimpse of peaceful gardens. Among the sights you might encounter during your ride are Jufukuji Temple, the Great Buddha statue, Myohonji Temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, the Zeniari Benzaiten shrine, and much more.
For a full run-down of potential trip itineraries, please review the details below.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Adult pricing applies to age 7 and over
  • Please note that you are can join a tour anytime between 9:30am to 5:30pm on the day of reservation
  • Child rate (age 6 years or under) applies only when children sit on an adult’s lap without occupying a seat
  • A maximum of 2 adults per rickshaw. Up to 2 children (age 6 years or under) can ride with 2 adults (children have to ride on an adult's lap)
  • While rickshaws are able to fit two adults, each rickshaw is 29.1 inches (74 centimeters) wide, and it is sometimes more comfortable to book individual rickshaws for each passenger. For passengers of size, we recommend booking a rickshaw for each participant to ensure a comfortable ride. Passengers who do not both fit in one rickshaw but wish to participate in a tour at the same time will be required to purchase an additional rickshaw, which may not be available on the date of the tour with an English-speaking guide if not booked in advance. Those customers who do not purchase an additional rickshaw at the time of booking cannot be guaranteed availability.
  • Wheelchair and stroller friendly
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual driver, subject to availability; please ask for a driver who speaks your language at Departure Point
  • Expecting mothers in their first 16 weeks of pregnancy are not permitted to ride a rickshaw

Cancellation Policy

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

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

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


Viator Traveler's Reviews

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, Aug 2016

Great way to see Kamakura! Excellent driver/guides. Fun for all our party! :

, Jun 2016

It was a fun trip and our guide was very friendly and informative. Loved the bamboo forest we toured.

Product code: 6808P4

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