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Maiko Experience with Traditional Kaiseki Dinner at Gion Hatanaka in Kyoto

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An evening out with Kyoto trainee geisha

Make your evening in Gion special with a beautiful maiko (trainee geisha) to experience the secret traditions of Japan. With helpful English assistance, watch an enchanting performance as you savor an authentic kaiseki-style Kyoto cuisine.

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  • A full Kyoto kaiseki meal
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  • Playing parlor games with maiko
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Experience the rich history of Kyoto brought to life as you enjoy an authentic Kyoto-style dinner accompanied with a performance by some of the most accomplished maikos in Kyoto.
Price
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You can book a maximum of 8.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 184.89
USD 184.89
Child (Age 7-12)
USD 118.52
USD 118.52
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 184.89
USD 184.89
Child (Age 7-12)
USD 118.52
USD 118.52
Children 6 and under may not participate.
  • Duration: 2.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Open bar (all-you-can-drink) / Dinner / Photo service / English-speaking assistant / Maiko entertainment (song and dance)
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • 17:30 Check-in at Gion Hatanaka
  • Gion Hatanaka
    Located in the heart of the Geisha district of Kyoto, spend a memorable evening as you enjoy dinner with a maiko. Make yourself comfortable as you are guided to your table in a lovely tatami mat room located in the prestigious Gion Hatanaka Ryokan Inn.
  • 18:00 Maiko Performance Begins
    Enjoy a graceful song and dance performance by the maiko. They train for six years before becoming fully fledged Geisha and learn dancing, singing, playing musical instruments, and the art of conversation.
  • Dinner and Unlimited Drinks
    A full Kyoto kaiseki meal Take this unique opportunity to savor a gourmet Japanese kaiseki dinner (a traditional meal with several courses) made with seasonal ingredients while enjoying the performance. During your stay, a maiko will come around to greet you and offer a drink.
  • 19:00 Party Games with the Maiko
    A few lucky guests will be able to play traditional Japanese party games, such as 'Tora Tora' and other fun drinking games. Simply follow the maiko's moves and see if you can win!
  • Photo Time with Maiko
    Take a picture with the Maiko Before the end of your evening, take a picture with the lovely maiko as a memento of your visit to Kyoto. You may also take pictures anytime during your stay.
  • 20:00 Activity Ends at Gion Hatanaka
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • All seats are non smoking.
    • There will either be one geiko and one maiko or two maiko performing during the dinner. During peak seasons it may not be possible to book geiko, and so only maiko will be present.
    • Child fare will come with a children's size Japanese meal. If you would like your child to have the full meal, please book as an adult.
    • Confirmations regarding your booking will be sent 10 days before your activity date.
    • If less than 10 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 7 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please arrive by the designated time on the voucher on the day of your tour. Participants who arrive late will not be able to enter during the maiko's performance.
Additional Note(s)
    • One table seats 2 to 4 people. Smaller groups (less than 4) may be asked to share their table with fellow guests.
    • Unfortunately requests for vegetarian or gluten-free menus cannot be accommodated.
    • If you wish to book a group of 9 or more, please inquire in advance.
    • This tour is operated in Japanese, however there is an English introduction and explanation during the show.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 8.
Activity provider
FAQ
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I have special dietary needs. Can the dinner menu be changed?
  • Unfortunately, the dinner menu can not be changed, and we are not able to accommodate special dietary needs(e.g. vegetarian, gluten free, allergies- especially seafood)
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 8 business days to 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • - Any changes made between 17:00 local time, 8 business days to 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    - Any changes made after 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 184.89
USD 184.89

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1% Reward Points
(4.76/5.00) 4.76 / 5
(90 reviews)
Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 2.5 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
Meal Dinner

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

The place is perfect. Excellent food with all you can drink included. Geishas (Maikos and Geikos) will perform during dinner. After that they come to each table and with the help of an interpreter th...more
The food was realy good but the show with the maikos was better :)
We were fortunate to have two lovely Maikos and a lovely Geiko for our dinner evening. The photo opportunities were outstanding! The ladies were dressed in full exquisite traditional attire and allowe...more
USD 184.89
USD 184.89
4.76 / 5
Maiko Experience with Traditional Kaiseki Dinner at Gion Hatanaka in Kyoto