• Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Get a taste for the beautiful landscapes and serene religious monuments outside Tokyo as you visit the city of Kamakura and Enoshima on this guided day trip. Visit Kotoku-in Temple featuring the Great Buddha and Hokoku-ji Temple. Enjoy green tea at Jomyo-ji Temple overlooking a rock garden and dine on a Japanese style lunch. You’ll learn about Japan’s long history before returning to Tokyo. Round-trip coach transport from selected hotels is included.

Highlights

  • Day trip from Tokyo to Kamakura and Enoshima
  • See the Great Buddha of Kamakura at Kotoku-in and Hokoku-ji Temple, famous for its bamboo grove
  • Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch and visit a tearoom with views of a rock garden

What You Can Expect

Kamakura and Tokyo Bay Day Trip from Tokyo

Yokohama Bay

Take a break from fast-paced Tokyo as you journey back in time to the serene temples, shrines and gardens of Kamakura on this 8- to 9.5-hour day trip.

Begin your excursion with a pickup from Shinjuku Keio Plaza Hotel or the Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal. Then head out by coach for a 30-mile (50-km) ride south to the city Kamakura, situated on Japan’s Sagami Bay. Start your Kamakura visit at Jomyo-ji Temple, enjoy matcha — powdered green tea — amid the refined and tranquil ambiance of a 400-year-old tearoom that looks out over a Japanese rock garden.

Later visit Hokoku-ji Temple, a renowned temple whose highlight is its beautiful bamboo grove, and then the city’s famous Great Buddha, located at the complex of Kotoku-in Temple. This renowned bronze statue, dating to 1252, is considered a national icon. Peek inside the statue’s hollow interior, then gaze at the entirely of the figure, which towers over 43 feet (13 meters) high.

Enjoy a Japanese style lunch and then head to Enoshima. Enoshima is a small island featuring some of the closest sandy beaches to Tokyo and it's a popular destination for locals. The tour concludes in Tokyo.

Customer Reviews

yolanda94606

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

A must see!

Wolfgang B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

A lovely and peaceful day seeing a more traditional side of Japan right outside Tokyo. Good diversity of sights a bamboo forest, a tea house, the bay, the Buddha.

Sharon K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Very wonderful history and countryside....a real feel of Japan
Everything was good

Nayana

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Overall great experience. Recommended to visit if you wanna get out of the hustle/bustle of the tokyo city and spend some peaceful quality time visiting not so crowded shrines and bay. we visited during full bloom of cherry blossoms which was like cherry on top. Lunch was not that great . could have been better when compared to lunches provided by other day trips we had opted.

Ake B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Eriko made this trip to a wonderful experience. Apart from guiding us through the trip Eriko also told a lot about the history of Japan, customs and much more. The places vistited was very interesting and we had wonderful weather. Thank you!

Weijun C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

amazing trip

FREDDY Colombia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Muy buen tour . Completo , ya que tiene un poco de todo , templos , experiencia de te , isla frente al Fuji ,

Richard

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Very nice experience, professional tour guide.

James C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

It's worth it! The tour guide was very nice and she explained absolutely everything to us. She made sure we had enough time visiting every place and taking the photos we wanted to take. Since the beginning she explained the Japanese culture and many important things. We would definitely recommend this tour.

Jose R S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This tour was excellent. I recommend it to everybody.

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