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. 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

    USD179.57

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. 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 USD36.95

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon)
  3. 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 USD74.57

    6%
    OFF
    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (evening)
  4. 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 USD113.42

    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. 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 USD122.87

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  6. 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 USD47.26

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  7. 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 USD50.02

    62%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. 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

    USD193.94

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  9. Transform yourself with a traditional formal furisode kimono, an elaborate oiran outfit or a Japanese lolita-style kimono for a gorgeous, dress-up and photo session you can only do in Japan.

    USD283.54

    Daily
    (afternoon, 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

    USD18.90

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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.

    USD58.60

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

    USD51.98

    Sat
    1 hour(s) (evening)
  13. 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 USD33.08

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. 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

    USD9.45

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  15. Lift off over Tokyo and check out the best tourist spots. Take a cruise around the popular spots such as SKYTREE and Tokyo Tower from above for an exclusive view.

    USD396.95

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. 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 USD32.86

    8%
    OFF
    Daily
    (evening)
  17. Learn the basics of fighting with a katana sword, and get in touch with your inner samurai. Open to everyone from beginners to martial artists, come learn the art of the sword in central Tokyo.
    English Available

    From USD113.42

    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. 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 USD74.67

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning)
  19. 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

    USD106.16

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
    1.5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Learn how to properly tie a yukata (light cotton kimono) and obi sash, perfect for summer festivals! After taking pictures, you will take your yukata home!

    From USD93.91

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