Kyoto by Night with Maiko Performance, Tea Ceremony and Zen Cuisine Instant Confirmation

Tea ceremony by candlelight in Kyoto

Experience a candlelight tea ceremony

Step back in time with a visit to Gion Corner, where a showcase of traditional Japanese arts is held. After that, delight in a candlelight tea ceremony before a shojin ryori dinner.

  • Tea ceremony by candlelight in Kyoto
  • Kyoto maiko dancing in Gion
  • A performance at Gion Corner
  • Historical Gion at night
  • Shojin Ryori, a healthy vegetarian Buddhist dinner
Spend a luxurious night out in Kyoto, and dive into the traditions of the ancient capital. Begin your night at Gion Corner, where you can watch a selection of traditional dances, music, and stage performances. Afterwards, set off on a stroll through Gion. You may even be lucky enough to see a maiko (apprentice geisha) as you take in the night air. Bring calm and relaxation to your evening with a candlelight tea ceremony followed by dinner at Yoshi-ima Ryokan, a traditional Japanese inn. Delicate shojin ryori, Buddhist vegetarian cuisine awaits, with fresh seasonal ingredients, and a subtle flavor.
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 111.18
USD 111.18
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 111.18
USD 111.18
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 111.18
USD 111.18
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 111.18
USD 111.18
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3.5 - 4.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Tue, Thu, Sat
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Dinner / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide / Tea Ceremony / Show fee
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • Pick-up
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  • Drop-off
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  • 17:00-17:30 Pick-up at Kyoto Hotel Okura or New Miyako Hotel
  • Head towards Gion by taxi
  • 18:00 Gion Corner (50 minutes)
    A performance at Gion Corner Here you can see a variety of traditional Japanese performances, ranging from traditional dance to Noh or Kyogen plays. Bunraku puppetry, koto playing, tea ceremony, and Japanese traditional flower arranging also take place.
  • Gion Historical Preservation District
    Historical Gion at night Step back in time and take a short stroll around the Gion Historical Preservation District while on your way to Yoshi-ima Ryokan. See the narrow streets with many old ochaya, where maiko and geiko or geisha would perform.
  • Tea Ceremony and Dinner at Yoshi-ima Ryokan (70 minutes)
    Tea ceremony by candlelight in Kyoto Experience an exclusive private evening tea ceremony by candle light in the elegant tea ceremony room Kurenaitei. For dinner, taste the healthy vegetarian cuisine of shojin ryori, the specialty of Buddhist monks. This flavorful meal is a treat for vegetarians and omnivores alike.
  • 21:00-21:30 Drop-off at Selected Kyoto hotels
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Additional Note(s)
    • Casual clothing is permitted.
    • Shojin-ryori, or Buddhist vegetarian cuisine, is served for supper. Vegetarian participants are extremely welcome! The meal also features tempura using tofu, namafu wheat gluten, yuba tofu skin, and seasonal vegetables such as eggplant, lotus root, ginger, and shiitake mushrooms. Miso soup and rice are also served.
    • Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions.
      Tour:
      An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating.
      An individual meal or snack will not be provided as well.
      If you would like any of the above for children (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 20.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 21 business days to 18:00 local time, 8 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 21 business days to 18:00 local time, 8 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 111.18
USD 111.18

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(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(1 review)
Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 3.5 - 4.5 hour(s)
Availability Tue, Thu, Sat
Meal Dinner

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by: Claire
Great evening , very authentic and a lovely experience .
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