1 Day Hidden Kamakura and Enoshima Bay Drive

1 Day Hidden Kamakura and Enoshima Bay Drive

This bus tour visits hidden treasures of Kamakura, the Kotoku-in Temple popular for the Great Buddha Statue, and the seascapes of Enoshima.

Experience the best of Kamakura with a tea ceremony at an acclaimed tea house established over 400 years ago, and a Buddhist vegetarian cuisine meal based on the teachings of Zen Buddhism.

Price : JPY12,500 Duration : approx. 9 hours
Departs :Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal - 09:00 (Tue, Thu and Sat)
Visits : [Kamakura] Jomyo-ji Temple (Green tea experience) / Hokoku-ji Temple / Kotoku-in Temple and the Great Buddha / Enoshima
Includes : ✔ English Speaking Guide ✔ All transportation ✔ 1 Buddhist vegetarian cuisine

Tour Itinerary :

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1 Matcha Green Tea Experience at Jomyo-ji Temple (40 min)

Enjoy some of Japan's famous powdered matcha green tea in the highly refined and tranquil atmosphere of a tearoom constructed over 400 years ago, and enjoy the view of the temple's Japanese rock garden.

Kamakura - Jomyo-ji Temple
2 Hokoku-ji Temple (20 min)

Walk through the grounds of Hokoku-ji Temple, known as the bamboo temple for its beautiful bamboo grove.

Kamakura - Hokoku-ji Temple
3 Lunch (45 min)

Buddhist vegetarian cuisine is prepared with vegetarian ingredients following the Buddhist teachings against taking life. Sit down for a lunch of authentic Buddhist vegetarian cuisine served in a Japanese-style building and prepared with seasonal ingredients.

Lunch may be changed to a Japanese-style set meal, but this will not be used as a reason to cancel the tour, and refunds will not be given for this reason. Vegetarian meals are available and must be requested at the time of booking. Requests made on the day of the tour will not be accepted. Buddhist vegetarian cuisine is vegetarian food prepared with ingredients such as vegetables, beans, etc. Therefore, other vegetarian menus are not available on this tour. However, in the case that lunch is changed to a Japanese-style set meal, customers who made a vegetarian meal request when booking will be provided with a vegetarian meal.

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4 Kotoku-in Temple and the Great Buddha (30 min)

Visit Kotoku-in Temple which houses a towering, 13-meter-tall Buddha statue known as one of the three Great Buddha statues in Japan.

Kamakura - The Great Buddha
5 Enoshima Sightseeing (75 min)

Visit Enoshima, a getaway island popular year-round for its cool ocean breezes.

Cross over the 600-meter bridge that connects the island of Enoshima with the mainland and walk along Benzaiten Nakamise Street which is lined with intriguing shops bustling with customers. Afterward, take the Enoshima Escar which will whisk you easily up to Enoshima Shrine. Enjoy the beautiful ocean views from Enoshima Shrine.

Enoshima
6 Drop-off at Ginza

Drop-off at Sukiyabashi Intersection in Ginza.

*Please head to your next destination on your own from Ginza.

Tokyo - Ginza
7 Drop-off at Shinjuku

Drop-off near Shinjuku Station West Exit.

* Please head to your next destination on your own from Shinjuku.
No drop-off service to hotels will be provided. Please head to your next destination on your own from Ginza or Shinjuku. The guide can explain how to return to your hotel from the drop-off locations.

Tokyo - Shinjuku

Travel Condition :

Pickup service : Convenient pickup service is available available at major hotels in Tokyo. (see hotel list)
Departs : Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal (09:00)
Disband : Disband at Ginza Station. (17:00-18:00) Or
Disband at Shinjuku Station, the tour concludes upon arrival. (17:40-18:40)
Duration : approx. 9 hours. Guide : English Speaking Guide
Participants : 1 - 20 Meal : 1 Lunch
Remark :
  • If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.
  • Lunch may be changed to a Japanese-style set meal, but this will not be used as a reason to cancel the tour, and refunds will not be given for this reason. Vegetarian meals are available and must be requested at the time of booking. Requests made on the day of the tour will not be accepted.
  • Buddhist vegetarian cuisine is vegetarian food prepared with ingredients such as vegetables, beans, etc. Therefore, other vegetarian menus are not available on this tour. However, in the case that lunch is changed to a Japanese-style set meal, customers who made a vegetarian meal request when booking will be provided with a vegetarian meal.
  • Allergy-friendly meals, etc. are not available.
  • Locations indicated on the itinerary may be changed due to traffic and operation hours. However, the tour will not be cancelled or refunded even in such cases. The following are possible substitutes: Hase Temple, Engaku-ji Temple, Kencho-ji Temple, Kamakuragu Treasure Hall, or Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.
  • The order of the itinerary is subject to change depending on operation circumstances of locations to be visited, road conditions, and weather conditions.
  • If the number of participants exceeds 15, earphone guides may be used for the guide's explanations.
  • A fee of JPY 10,000 may be incurred if an earphone guide is lost or damaged by a participant.

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