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Bushi Experience Tour in Kamakura “武士体験ツアーin鎌倉”

Kamakura-Mononofu
$135

Overview

"You've been to Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Nagasaki… Are you looking for more?

Upcoming Event dates:
OCTOBER 16 SUN
NOVEMBER 13 SUN
DECEMBER 11 SUN

In this tour, you'd wear specially crafted light-weight Samurai armor and walk around the town of Kamakura visiting historical shrines and local spots known to few. Even if you've been to Kamakura before, this is the chance to see it from a totally different perspective.

- Walk around guided tour of Kamakura wearing Samurai Armor of your choice
- English translators will be attending you all the time
- Free photo session at beach
- Samurai meal for lunch, cooked as it was back in the Kamakura period.

Reservation must be made at least one month prior to the tour.
There are limited number of armors, so please make a reservation early to get the best one!

Maximum tour participant: 40 adult and 10 children

The full amount must be paid when you make a reservation.
In the case of bad weather, content of the tour will be changed, but it will not be cancelled.
Please write down your cloth size, name, address and contact information in the form below."

Custom Made

Product code: 000KM0001

Description

Tour details

9:30AM - Gather at Kamakura Station
10:00AM - At the base, you'd wear a Samurai Armor. You'll be putting on armor on top of your clothes, so please wear comfortable, movable clothe! T-shirt and loose slacks are recommended.
Dedicated staff will teach you how to wear the armor.
11:30AM - Kamakura-san will guide you through the town, visiting historical spots. We will head to the Yuigahama "由比ガ浜" beach where there's a photo shooting session. Experienced staff will help you pose in the best Samurai way.
12:00AM - Back to the base, it's lunch time. You'd be treated with Samurai meal that's been made in the same way as it was in the Kamakura period.
13:00 - Free time. You might find a great Katana master among the crew, so keep your eyes open!
14:00 - The End of tour. Change back to your normal cloth.

*This is an example. Small details are subject to change.

History

As the birthplace of Japan's first government ruled by Samurai, City of Kamakura served as a root of many unique Japanese culture, along with such old city like Kyoto and Nara.

Big shifting point of government ruled by aristocrats to the one ruled by Samurai, Kamakura served as the capital of Kamakura Bakuhu "鎌倉幕府" founded by Minamoto-no-Yoritomo "源頼朝". Trade with Sung and Yuan dynasties of China brought many new cultures, such as Zen, Buddhism architecture, Buddhism statures and lacquer ware. Where simple and strong Samurai spirit resided together with aristocratic culture and Chinese influence, Kamakura period and its city still greatly affect Japanese society.

The Armor you'd wear during this tour is crafted by local members of team Mononohu, based on a study of old recording from the Kamakura period. It is made from special compressed paper for the wearer's confort and agility. You can wear it all day without feeling tired at all!

Order & Delivery Details

Payment methods: Payments can be made by PayPal or bank transfer, depending on the type of armor being ordered.
Paypal
Delivery: Worldwide
EMS FedexE-Packet
Shipping Fee:

Free Worldwide Shipping Campaign!: Starting from December 2016, ALL the purchase above 100 USD will be free of shipping fee. This applies to all international shipment.

Delivery Time:

It takes about 4 - 7 days after you receive a notification email from us. Anywhere in the world via FedEx and EMS (unless some accident occurs). Tracking code will be sent to you to ensure secure shipment.

Insurance: A-Janaika covers 100% of purchase if the price of the item exceeds JPY 500,000. If the item is damaged or lost in the delivery* the customer receives either a 100% refund or a replacement item.*Subject to insurance company assessment. A damage or broken parts can be covered in above-mentioned insurance within 7 days from its arrival.
Cancellations: While we have a no-cancellation policy, we make sure to clearly communicate with all our customers to determine the correct item is requested before transactions are made.
Customs & Duty: As customs and duty vary from each country, this cost is incurred by the customer.