When in Japan, don't miss the chance to experience the traditions of this fascinating country. Choose from a variety of classes in tea ceremony, calligraphy or zen meditation. Dress like a geisha, or stroll through town wearing a colorful kimono. Fans of Japan's martial arts can learn about the skills of the legendary ninja and samurai from masters. Book the best activities and read other travelers reviews on Veltra.
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  1. 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.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD72.74

    6%
    OFF
    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (evening)
  2. 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

    USD175.15

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Join real Geisha and Maiko in Kyoto as you sip green tea and watch an elegant performance. Taking place in a traditional Kyoto tea house, this is a special chance to meet and talk with the maiko.
    English Available

    From USD36.04

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon)
  4. Become one of Kyoto's lovely maiko for a day. Professional staff will do the white make up and help you dress in a bright kimono before a photo shoot! You can also stroll Kyoto for even more pictures.
    English Available

    From USD84.63

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. Dress in a beautiful kimono and walk through lovely Asakusa! Choose your favorite kimono from a huge selection of designs. Everything from the traditional to modern and cute is available.
    English Available

    From USD46.09

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  6. Take a big step into the magical world of geisha and maiko with an amazing evening. Enjoy drinking while the maiko performs, then take the chance to chat in English and even take pictures!
    English Available

    From USD107.04

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  7. Now is your chance to meet true geisha in Tokyo. See an elegant dance, play classic parlor games and take pictures with these icons of Japanese hospitality with helpful English support.

    USD50.70

    Sat
    1 hour(s) (evening)
  8. Watch professional sumo wrestlers during their morning practice in the famous sumo stables of Ryogoku. Experience the power of a sumo match up close.
    English Available

    From USD72.83

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning)
  9. 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

    USD9.22

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Encounter the world of tea in a quaint tearoom located near the famous Kabukiza in Ginza. With a friendly English-speaking tea master, learn more about the ceremony with delicious tea and sweets.
    English Available

    From USD32.27

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. Don the dramatic armor of a samurai warlord. Pick from a selection of perfect replicas, take awesome photos in a studio then head out to the streets of Shibuya to show off your awesome armor!
    English Available

    From USDFree

    100%
    OFF
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    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  12. Ninja Kyoto Restaurant and Show Reservations in Kyoto Kyoto
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    Step into the world of the Ninja with an evening of delicious food, drinks and spectacular entertainment. Enjoy acrobatic dances, thrilling combat and more!
    Meal Provided

    From USD32.27

    Weekend
    (afternoon, evening)
  13. 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

    USD129.06

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  14. Relax the Kyoto way with a summertime gourmet meal while listening to the sounds of the river and watching maiko put on an elegant performance.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD177.92

    Mon, Tue, Thu
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (evening)
  15. Spend a night in the tranquil beauty of Kyoto's Ninnaji Temple, a World Heritage Site. In the morning join a reflective prayer led by temple monks, an enlightening way to start your day.

    USD57.16

    Daily
    17 hour(s) (afternoon)
  16. Learn from the ninja masters of the Musashi Clan and train in real ninjutsu. Try throwing ninja stars, practicing meditation, and see real ninja weapons in the heart of Tokyo!
    English Available

    From USD110.62

    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Tea Ceremony and Take- Home Yukata Experience in Tokyo Tokyo
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    Learn how to wear a yukata (light cotton kimono) and obi sash, which you will then get to take home! Then take part in a traditional tea ceremony.
    English Available

    USD103.54

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
    1.5 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Meet one of Kyoto's lovely maiko, who will dance and provide traditional Japanese style hospitality during a private dinner at the Nishijin Tondaya machiya townhouse.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD209.08

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  19. Wear a beautiful kimono of your choice, take pictures and explore the city dressed to impress. We will store your clothes and belongings for you!

    USD50.70

    Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  20. Yokohama is an ideal day trip from Tokyo, and a fun place to explore while dressed in a gorgeous kimono. Experience wearing Japan's traditional outfit, and have fun taking pictures around the city!

    From USD32.27

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)