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. 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 USD36.02

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon)
  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.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD72.71

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (evening)
  3. 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

    USD258.77

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  4. 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 USD107.00

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  5. 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

    USD175.09

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  6. Experience the art of the Japanese ninja in Tokyo with your friends and family. Learn how to use the ninja star, blow darts or martial arts along with their history and beliefs.

    USD99.53

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Enjoy a geisha performance of songs and dances accompanied by traditional instruments. Play games and take photos with the geisha, then enjoy a high quality dinner at the restaurant of your choice.
    Meal Provided

    From USD99.53

    Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  8. 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

    USD129.02

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  9. Witness a classic performance by a maiko in a classic restaurant near Gion while enjoying unlimited drinks and a delicious traditional kaiseki course meal for your choice of lunch or dinner.
    Meal Provided

    From USD101.37

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  10. 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 USD46.08

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  11. 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.

    USD57.14

    Daily
    17 hour(s) (afternoon)
  12. 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 USD119.80

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  13. Enter the mystical world of the oiran and transform into a beautiful courtesan dressed in a luxurious kimono and elaborate accessories, for beautiful and memorable photos of your trip to Kyoto.

    From USD134.36

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. 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 USD72.80

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning)
  15. 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 USD48.77

    55%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  16. 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.

    From USD92.15

    50%
    OFF
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  17. 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 USD32.25

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  18. 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 USD32.04

    8%
    OFF
    Daily
    (evening)
  19. 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.
    English Available

    From USD110.59

    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. Transform into your favorite character in the hometown of anime, Akihabara! Our staff of cosplayers can help with make-up or you can wander town in costume for an unforgettable time.
    English Available

    From USDFree

    100%
    OFF
    Review Rebate
    Weekday
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)