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. Experience an enchanting time with a maiko as you savor an elegant course-style dinner. Watch an elegant dance performed before you and play traditional games for a memorable time in Gion.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD182.35

    Tue, Thu
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. 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 USD217.67

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Learn about the traditional Japanese art of tea, explained by professional tea masters. Enjoy a cup of matcha tea and sweets in a serene tatami tea room.
    English Available

    From USD53.90

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. 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.

    USD59.50

    Daily
    17 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. 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 USD48.26

    58%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  6. 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
    Special

    From USD75.72

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (evening)
  7. 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 USD47.99

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  8. 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.

    USD52.79

    Sat
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  9. 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

    USD182.35

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Take a taste of true Japanese hospitality with an English-language tea ceremony conducted by a friendly tea master. Located just minutes from Kiyomizu Temple, a perfect addition to any trip.
    English Available

    USD19.19

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. Transform yourself with a traditional formal furisode kimono or an elaborate oiran style kimono for a gorgeous, dress-up and photo session you can only do in Japan.
    Special

    USD287.92

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  12. 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 USD111.44

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  13. Take part in a private and traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Wear a colorful silk kimono, drink tea, and take photos in the tearoom or garden when finished.
    English Available

    From USD120.24

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. Conveniently located a minute away from the Kinkakuji temple, enjoy a special tea ceremony at Koto. Ceremonies in English are also available for a memorable time in Japan.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD25.91

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. 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

    USD9.60

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  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 USD115.17

    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Enjoy exploring Sapporo and taking pictures dressed in a beautiful kimono! Choose from a huge variety, including bridal and glamorous oiran style kimonos.

    From USD77.74

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  18. Enter through a secret passage way leading you to this famous restaurant run by ninjas. Enjoy a night of surprises, magic and delicious food in Kyoto!
    Meal Provided

    From USD28.79

    Daily
    (evening)
  19. Treat yourself with your choice of fabulous dinner sets and the amazing Okinawan dance show. Perfect for a night out in Naha, dive right into a fabulous evening.

    From USD33.37

    8%
    OFF
    Daily
    (evening)
  20. Experience an out-of-the-ordinary dress-up session in a professional photo studio. Select from wedding dresses, gothic-lolita, to even cross dressing and drag queen outfits for memorable pictures.
    Special

    From USD191.95

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)