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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

    USD176.25

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Experience an enchanting time with a maiko as you savor an elegant course-style dinner. Watch an elegant dance and play traditional games for a memorable time in the geisha district of Gion.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD176.25

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Savor Kyoto dishes on the riverbed while enjoying the cool breeze. Enjoy the unique opportunity to talk or take photos with Kyoto maiko who will serve you drinks and provide entertaining banter!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD125.23

    Daily
    (evening)
  4. Join geisha and maiko in Kyoto for a tea ceremony. Sip green tea while you watch an elegant dance performance at a traditional Kyoto tea house. Meet and chat with a real trainee geisha!
    English Available

    From USD38.01

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  5. 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 USD111.31

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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 USD114.10

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  7. Get your reserved tickets to the Tokyo sumo tournament. Dive into the world of sumo wrestling and experience first-hand Japan’s National Sport and go for an optional Chanko Hot Pot or Sukiyaki dinner!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD88.12

    Daily
    4.5 - 5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  8. 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

    USD18.55

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. 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.

    USD57.51

    Daily
    17 hour(s) (afternoon)
  10. 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 USD59.11

    46%
    OFF
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. 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 USD116.21

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. 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 USD139.14

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. 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 USD73.28

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning)
  14. 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 USD32.47

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. 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

    USD179.03

    Mon, Tue, Thu
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (evening)
  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 USD32.25

    8%
    OFF
    Daily
    (evening)
  17. 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

    USD9.28

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  18. 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 USD46.38

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  19. The traditions of the geisha and maiko are an intriguing mystery. Now you can enjoy lunch and entertainment with them in a traditional tea house.
    English Available

    From USD127.27

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon)
  20. 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.

    USD278.28

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)