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Traditional Experiences in Kamakura: Private Tour
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Traditional Experiences in Kamakura: Private Tour

Kamakura, Japan
Safety measures
icon5 to 6 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more
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Safety measures
icon5 to 6 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more
Good for avoiding crowds

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Safety measures
icon5 to 6 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

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
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Tour Guide
Private tour
Necessary expenses for the tour guide
Travel expenses and entrance fees for your own
Money for food/drinks, souvenirs and extra activities for your own
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
The use of private van

Departure Point

1-chōme-1-15 Onarimachi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0012, Japan

Departure Time

12:30 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • 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 travel expense is not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest. (Entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc. - at least about JPY 2800)
  • If 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
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY otomo travel

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

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Traditional Experiences in Kamakura: Private Tour?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Traditional Experiences in Kamakura: Private Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Traditional Experiences in Kamakura: Private Tour?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Q:
What is the maximum group size during Traditional Experiences in Kamakura: Private Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers.

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