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The following activities are operating as of 2019/09/19 at 20:16 (Local Time) and bookings are subject to availability.
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  1. No.1
    Spend a special evening in Kyoto savoring seasonal delicacies by the riverside restaurant in a traditional mountain villa. Enjoy the cool summer breeze while spending time watching a beautiful dance and taking photos with an elegant maiko.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD128.42

    Daily
    (evening)
  2. No.2
    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

    USD142.68

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  3. No.3
    Let a Zen master teach you Zazen meditation, and experience the culture of the temples during a walking tour of Tofukuji Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD102.73

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Enjoy the original sound and unique experience of strumming the three stringed sanshin in its birthplace, Okinawa! Perfect for a wide range of ages or as a family event.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD9.51

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  5. The Saigoku 33 Kannon Pilgrimage is the oldest such route in Japan. Travel part of the historic route in a comfortable taxi and visit Tsubosakadera, Okadera, Hasedera, Hokiin, and Nanendo Temples.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD338.16

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Discover the harmony between traditional Japanese sweets and authentic Matcha Green Tea from Kyoto. Make your own wagashi sweets with an English instructor in this delicious opportunity.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD142.68

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture. Put on a beautiful kimono and learn nihon buyo (traditional Japanese dance), an art form that has been refined over the past 400 years!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD154.10

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Follow the path of the monk, Kukai, by visiting the Yashima Temple, known to be one of the 88 temples of the Shikoku Pilgrimage. Discover the history behind the Genpei War by visiting the battlegrounds and museum by taxi.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD72.29

    Daily
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Hike up the trails of Gokurakuji Temple and enjoy the view. Experience a spiritual adventure with a monk as your guide and see Japan's third largest wooden Buddha. Try your hand at Buddhist Sutra writing and have a memorable experience in Hiroshima
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD55.27

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  10. See the iconic spots of Fukui on a comfortable taxi. Make your way to Tojinbo and let the sight of tall cliffs take your breath away. Visit the historical Zen temple Eiheiji afterward.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD93.22

    Daily
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. Dive deep into the history and culture of Sendai and Matsushima with a private guide. Discover the city's unique culture through visits to Osaki Hachimangu Shrine, Zuiganji Temple, and more.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD366.22

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Tour around the historic city of Kanazawa in a stylish kimono with your English-speaking guide. Discover the best scenic spots, learn about the samurai area's history and take lots of photos!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD177.57

    Group Discount
    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
    3 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Make a pilgrimage through the city of Kirishima and pay a visit to the Gods enshrined within. Stop by the unique natural forests created by molten lava from volcanoes near by.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD247.32

    Daily
    6 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. See Kyoto and Arashiyama's most stunning spots, including the famous Bamboo Grove! Experience sutra copying at Daikakuji Temple, savor a Buddhist lunch at Tenryuji Temple and ride a rickshaw.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD275.86

    Mon, Fri
    7 - 7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Experience the serenity of Japanese tea ceremony. Learn all about the symbolism and history behind this Zen Buddhist-influenced cultural activity and prepare your very own authentic cup of Japanese matcha green tea.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD139.72

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. Turn ordinary paper into animals, flowers and more through the traditional art of origami. No tools are used, just folding, but you can create an amazing souvenir to take home.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD139.72

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Do more than wear a kimono—learn about the different types and the traditional rules that determine what type of kimono to wear for specific occasions. Don't forget to bring your own camera and take many pictures to commemorate your experience!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD168.48

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. Visit an ikebana instructor’s house to learn the graceful art of Japanese flower arrangement. Learn the subtle way of arranging flowers to suit the Japanese aesthetic in a relaxed private lesson suitable for English speakers.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD154.10

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Learn the art of Japanese calligraphy at the home of a professional instructor in Kyoto. Master brush strokes, write your favorite kanji character and take your final work home as a souvenir.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD139.72

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. Explore various temples comfortably on a private taxi as you take a tour around the towns of Yamagata to pay a visit to the Seven Gods of luck and fortune.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD153.62

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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