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Afternoon Tea Time with Maiko or Geiko in a Traditional Restaurant in Gion
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Join a maiko or geiko for a lovely afternoon in Kyoto with tea and sweets. Sip a bowl of matcha green tea specially prepared for you while you watch an elegant dance performance in a traditional restaurant in the geisha district of Gion.

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Reserve a short afternoon tea session with a maiko or geiko and watch an enchanting performance at an authentic Japanese-restaurant in Kyoto.
Price
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 16.
Adult (Age 11 & over)
USD 143.93
USD 143.93
Child (Age 0-10)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 11 & over)
USD 143.93
USD 143.93
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 287.87
USD 287.87
Child (Age 0-10)
free
free
Children (ages 0-10) may join for free but will not get a separate drink.

Save up to 72% with Group Discount

Adult (Age 11 & over) (3 persons)
USD 96.00
USD 96.00
USD 143.93 33%off
USD 143.93 33%off
Adult (Age 11 & over) (4 persons)
USD 71.97
USD 71.97
USD 143.93 50%off
USD 143.93 50%off
Adult (Age 11 & over) (5 persons)
USD 57.58
USD 57.58
USD 143.93 60%off
USD 143.93 60%off
Adult (Age 11 & over) (6-8 persons)
USD 50.66
USD 50.66
USD 143.93 65%off
USD 143.93 65%off
Adult (Age 11 & over) (9-12 persons)
USD 45.34
USD 45.34
USD 143.93 68%off
USD 143.93 68%off
Adult (Age 11 & over) (13-16 persons)
USD 40.01
USD 40.01
USD 143.93 72%off
USD 143.93 72%off
  • Duration: 1 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking guide / Maiko or Geiko (Geisha) dance with one (1) recorded music / Green tea / Japanese confectionery
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Check-out
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Starting time: 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00
Starting time: 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00
  • 13:55 Check-in at Gion Tomikiku
  • 14:00 Time with Maiko
    20120314032919_814689325_10011_4.jpeg Since the 1800s, geisha and maiko have been a beautiful sight to see throughout Kyoto. Normally new customers won't be seen without a recommendation from a regular client. However, this activity offers this once in a lifetime opportunity.
  • Matcha Tea Time
    20130712083522_178320859_9 Make yourself comfortable as you take a seat in the authentic tatami-matted Japanese tea room. Watch the maiko prepare a cup of usucha (light matcha green tea) for you. Enjoy the delightful flavor of tea accompanied by the sweetness of wagashi (Japanese confectionaries).
  • Traditional Dance Entertainment
    24_6_2016 Kyoto Maiko 12_1 After the tea has been served, the maiko will then perform a graceful Nihon Buyo dance with one recorded music. Requiring years of training, the maiko's dance is punctuated by using her fan and sleeves to bring out the feeling of the piece.
  • Chat or Play Games
    24_6_2016 Kyoto Maiko 12_1 Learn more about the maiko by playing a few fun traditional Japanese games with the maiko. Watch and learn the rules for a little challenge! For those not up for a game, have a short conversation with the maiko. Some of the maiko speak English, giving you even more chances to ask questions easily.
  • Photo Time
    lunch with maiko 1 cropped Photos and filming are permitted throughout your entire experience. Toward the end, you can even take a photo with the maiko for an unforgettable time in Kyoto.
  • 14:50 Check-out from Gion Tomikiku
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Up to 16 people may fit into one room, however there may be cases the room will feel tight or crowded. Please take this into consideration when booking as a large group.
    • Children ages 0-10 may join for free but will not be getting a separate cup of tea or alternate drinks.
    • For groups of 1 adult and 1 child (age 0 to 10), please note that you will be charged the price for a solo traveler.
Additional Note(s)
    • Only one Maiko or Geiko will be assigned to each group.
    • Please understand that English-speaking Maiko or Geisha may not always be available.
    • You may change your drink from tea to beer for no additional charge. However, everyone in your group must switch their drink to beer.
      Please understand that in the case this switch is made, a tea preparation performance by the Maiko will be excluded.
    • The maiko dance will be performed with 1 recorded song.
    • Please understand that due to high demand, the confirmation process of this activity may take 3 days or more. To prevent late confirmation, please book days prior your desired activity date.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 16.
Activity provider
FAQ
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Does the Maiko or Geisha attend only our group?
  • 1 Maiko or Geiko will be assigned per group.
Can children join the tour?
  • There are no age restrictions for joining this activity. Children are welcome to participate.
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 7 business days to 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 40.01
From USD 40.01

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(4.75/5.00) 4.75 / 5
(130 reviews)
Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 1 hour(s)
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

Our multi-generational family (from age 12 to 79) thoroughly enjoyed this experience. The kids were warmly welcomed and included. The Maiko (I think her name was Tomichie) was magnificent and extraord...more
by: lisa k
We booked this on our first day in Kyoto as our way of immersing in the culture. Not one thing about it disappointed. It was long enough to feel we got the experience but short enough to keep our at...more
We absolutely loved the hour we spent with the Maiko in Kyoto. We cannot recommend the Tea Ceremony highly enough, we are still talking about it. It was such a privilege to get an insight in to the Ma...more
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Afternoon Tea Time with Maiko or Geiko in a Traditional Restaurant in Gion