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Maiko and Geisha Experiences
The maiko (apprentice geisha) of Kyoto are living icons of the city. Trained in traditional dance and music, take this opportunity to step into this ancient, secretive world. Check out elegant dinner shows with maiko entertainment, or go all out and book a private dinner so you can chat at your leisure. Book in English for a hassle-free experience! If you are on a budget don't worry, we have options in a range of prices.
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  1. Meet the beautiful trainee geisha of Kyoto and witness the secret traditions of Japan. Enjoy an evening of culture, entertainment and delicious food with the iconic geisha and maiko.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD171.74

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Watch a maiko perform traditional dance as you enjoy a sumptuous kaiseki Kyoto dinner. Set against the backdrop of Higashiyama, a photography session with the maiko will make for amazing memories.
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD68.70

    Sun, Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Learn about the life of geisha and maiko on this evening tour, led by a knowledgeable guide. Feel the history of Gion as you walk, and see Kyoto's famous maiko!
    English Available

    USD9.04

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Immerse yourself into the world of the Kyoto geisha. Tour one of the city's geisha districts with a friendly guide before having a light dinner while watching a maiko perform!
    English Available

    From USD181.58

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. The traditions of the geisha and maiko are an intriguing mystery. Now you can enjoy lunch and entertainment with them in a traditional tea house.
    English Available

    From USD117.15

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon)
  6. Relax with your group and enjoy a private performance by a maiko in a classic high-end Japanese restaurant. Savor a delicious kaiseki dinner, lunch or a few drinks in the heart of Kyoto.
    Meal Provided

    From USD117.51

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  7. Experience the real Kyoto by meeting a maiko. See her perform traditional dances, and get the chance to play Japanese party games! After that, treat yourself with an included Kyoto style dinner.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD126.55

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  8. 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.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD111.18

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  9. Discover the hidden streets of Kyoto's old geisha districts of Gion and Miyagawacho, and keep your eye out for strolling maiko. Then visit the home of Japanese Zen, and check out the tranquil garden.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD59.55

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)

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