Great guide, I think her name is Amy. This is a big group, 43 people, but she took good care of everyone. Tempura lunch was good.
Would recommend sound equipment when in large crowds as it was impossible to hear the guide.
If you are in Tokyo, you should not miss the opportunity to tour Kamakura. It is a very short bus ride from Tokyo and this tour allows you to visit the highlights of Kamakura when you have limited time. We visited the iconic Kotoku-in Temples Great Buddha and the beautiful Tsurugaoka Hachimangū Shinto shrine. The Day tour also included a trip through a Bamboo forest in Kamakura along with a traditional Tea Ceremony. If you have a day free, don't miss this opportunity.
Very well organised. Delivered on promises. Amy was fantastic with her information - very enthusiastic and gave 100 A fantastic day.
Great fun! the giant Buddha is worth the trip just in itself. We packed so many beautiful places into one day and had a traditional lunch that was included. The trip to and from Kamakura went smoothly, returning back right on time in the evening. Tour guide was great! Highly recommended to everyone!
This was our first trip of the week and it was well worth doing. Seeing the giant Buddha, the bamboo groves, the Shrines and Temples, it really packs a lot into one day. Our guide was very good. Lunch was very nice. Would recommend this trip.
good to try the different side of japan, it was organised very well. Our Tour Guide AMY was quite helpful, polite and resourceful. I truly appreciate her help.
It was a memorable tour! Tour guide was awesome! We covered a lot of places since this was an arranged tour.. more than we would have done ourselves.
I really enjoyed this tour because there was so much to do and see! We visited shrines and temples and were told the religious differences about the two, walked through a miniture bamboo forest, had an amazing Japanese lunch, participated in a traditional tea ceremony, and had time for shopping!
If I'm not mistaken, our tour guide's name was Halle, and she was amazing! Very friendly and knowledgable. She consistently tried to engage the guests to participate but she didn't force anyone to stick around as she explained. She was very open to others roaming around while she spoke.
I really liked that we were given audio devices so she didn't have to yell while explaining to us on site. So you could walk about half a mile from her and take pictures of what I wanted to, while listening to her. It's very clever!
The pick up from our hotel was at 7:55AM and they dropped us off at the bus station where we hopped over to our tour bus. The tour ended at 6:30PM and we were given the choice of being dropped off at Shinjuku or Ginza. Kamakura tour is the less popular choice versus the infamous Mt Fuji tour but I highly recommend this tour for those who want to see this sea side prefecture!
It wasn and #39;t easy getting to Kamakura in traffic. A lot of coach time, but this was the best/fastest way to get there, and the time spent was well-worth it. Wonderful, knowledgable guide.
One of the highlights of visiting Japan was a visit to the Giant Buddah. It was well worth the expense of the tour. There were lots of schoolchildren and tourists around, but we managed to have some moments to ourselves with the Buddah. The guide was good.
Kamakura and Tokyo Bay were interesting and informative. Out of all the temple/shrine tours, it was really well done and the shopping afterward was enjoyable.
Beautiful. I do recommend to go during the week or when no festivals are scheduled for a more relaxed experience.
Buddha's penance sticks to one's mind while we have a look of him. Don't miss this tour when you go to Japan.
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