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Gion Private Walking Tour and Dinner with a Maiko

Maiko walking in Gion Kyoto

Maiko walking in Gion wearing exquisite kimono

Immerse yourself in the world of the elegant and ethereal Kyoto geisha. Tour one of the city's geisha districts with a friendly guide before having a light dinner while watching a maiko perform.

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Famous for their flawless white-painted skin, beautiful kimono and skills in the Japanese performing arts, geiko and maiko are regarded as living works of art.

With your expert guide, explore the Gion geisha district and learn everything there is to know about the history and culture of the Kyoto geisha. Then, enjoy a light dinner attended by a maiko who will perform a dance and chat with you. Feel free to ask any questions you may have and take pictures.

This is a unique opportunity to take a peek into Japanese tradition and the elite geisha world!
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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 13:25 Check-in at Gion Strabucks
  • Gion Sightseeing
    Kyoto Gion Enjoy a tour around Gion, learning about the area and history of Kyoto, maiko and geisha from your English-speaking guide.
  • 15:45 Walk to a Nearby Japanese Restaurant for an Early Dinner
  • Dinner
    Dinner will be served while waiting for the maiko to begin the evening's entertainment.
  • 16:00 Start of Maiko Entertainment
    Kyoto maiko The maiko will begin with a dance to recorded music, followed by answering any questions you wish to ask. Your English-speaking guide will help you communicate with the maiko.
  • 17:00 End of Maiko Entertainment
    The tour ends at the restaurant. If you need instructions on how to return to your hotel, your guide will be more than happy to help you.
  • 17:00 Tour Ends on Site
Additional Note(s)
    • Dinner starts at 16:00. We recommend that if you do eat lunch, to eat light and early in the day.
    • Drinks are not included in the tour price.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 5.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(1 review)

Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 4 hour(s)
Availability Weekday


by: Julian O'Donnell
Yoko was the perfect host and had a incredible afternoon and tea with a charming Maiko