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Kyoto maiko dancing in Gion

Watch the graceful maiko perform in Gion

Step back in time with a visit to Gion Corner, where a showcase of traditional Japanese arts is held. After that, delight in a candlelight tea ceremony before a vegetarian shojin ryori Zen dinner.

  • Kyoto maiko dancing in Gion
  • Tea ceremony by candlelight in Kyoto
Spend a luxurious night out in Kyoto, and dive into the traditions of the ancient capital. Begin your night at Gion Corner, where you can watch a selection of traditional dances, music, and stage performances. Afterwards, set off on a stroll through Gion. You may even be lucky enough to see a maiko (apprentice geisha) as you take in the night air. Bring calm and relaxation to your evening with a candlelight tea ceremony followed by dinner at Yoshi-ima Ryokan, a traditional Japanese inn. Delicate shojin ryori, Buddhist vegetarian cuisine awaits, with fresh seasonal ingredients, and a subtle flavor.
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 119.50
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 119.50
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 119.50
USD 119.50
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 119.50
USD 119.50
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3.5 - 4.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Dinner / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide / Tea Ceremony / Show fee
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • Drop-off
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  • 17:00-17:30 Pick-up at Kyoto Hotel Okura or New Miyako Hotel
  • Head Toward Gion by Taxi
  • 18:00 Gion Corner (50 minutes)
    A performance at Gion Corner Here you can see a variety of traditional Japanese performances, ranging from traditional dance to Noh or Kyogen plays. Bunraku puppetry, koto playing, tea ceremony, and Japanese traditional flower arranging also take place.
  • Gion Historical Preservation District
    Historical Gion at night Step back in time and take a short stroll around the Gion Historical Preservation District while on your way to Yoshi-ima Ryokan. See the narrow streets with many old tea houses where maiko and geisha would perform.
  • Tea Ceremony and Dinner at Yoshi-ima Ryokan (70 minutes)
    Tea ceremony by candlelight in Kyoto Experience a special evening tea ceremony by candlelight in the elegant tea ceremony room Kurenaitei. For dinner, taste the healthy vegetarian cuisine of shojin ryori, the specialty of Buddhist monks. This flavorful meal is a treat for vegetarians and omnivores alike.
  • 21:00-21:30 Drop-off at Selected Kyoto Hotels by Taxi
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Additional Note(s)
    • Casual clothing is permitted.
    • Shojin-ryori, or Buddhist vegetarian cuisine, is served for supper. The meal also features tempura using tofu, namafu wheat gluten, yuba tofu skin, and seasonal vegetables such as eggplant, lotus root, ginger, and shiitake mushrooms. Miso soup and rice are also served.

      However, bonito stock is used in the tempura dipping sauce.
    • Please be aware that at Gion Corner participants may have to watch while standing if it is crowded.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 20.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Please contact VELTRA immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 119.50
USD 119.50

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1% Reward Points
(4.43/5.00) 4.43 / 5
(14 reviews)

Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 3.5 - 4.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Dinner

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

Very well organised tour, met in hotel by very friendly staff and taken to the Maiko performance. Was a good performance with a good overview of different cultural activities (Tea Ceremony, Plays etc....more
by: DReim
Food was great, show fun and tour guide excellent! I recommend this package!......................................................................................................................
by: Leora
Tour guide was fantastic Dinner was very enjoyable Maiko perfornance and tea ceremony beautiful experiences Overall a great job Would have liked to see more maiko performance and less of the come...more
USD 119.50
USD 119.50
4.43 / 5
Gion Evening Tour with Traditional Japanese Cultural Show & Tea Ceremony