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Book English-language tours and activities through Veltra, and discover Japan's history and culture with local guides. A great option for first-time visitors to the Land of the Rising Sun, professional guidance in English will make sure you don't miss a thing.
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  1. 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

    USD178.36

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Treat yourself to an an incredible private chartered tour of Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. Ride in luxury in a spacious limousine as you discover the area.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD247.82

    Daily
  3. Explore the ancient city of Kyoto with expert guides! See Kinkakuji Temple, the Imperial Palace, Sanjusangendo, Kiyomizu Temple and more. Choose your course!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD57.26

    Daily
    3.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. 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 USD59.81

    46%
    OFF
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. Dive deeply into the richness of both Kyoto and Nara as you visit temples, shrines, and even the Imperial Palace. Treat yourself to a day in the majestic splendor of these ancient places.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD140.81

    Daily
    10 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. 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 shojin ryori dinner.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD115.46

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  7. 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

    USD18.77

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. 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 USD108.99

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  9. Meet one of Kyoto's lovely maiko, who will dance and provide traditional Japanese style hospitality during a private dinner at the Nishijin Tondaya machiya townhouse.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD212.90

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  10. 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

    USD9.39

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  11. Experience the real Kyoto by meeting a maiko. See her perform traditional dances, and get the chance to play Japanese party games! After that, treat yourself with an included Kyoto style dinner.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD131.42

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  12. Conveniently located a minute away from the Kinkakuji temple, enjoy a special tea ceremony at Koto. Ceremonies in English are also available for a memorable time in Japan.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD25.35

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. Take in the beauty and history of the three most famous temples of Kyoto on this easy half-day tour. Visit the amazing temples of Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji and Kiyomizudera.
    English Available

    USD53.51

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Enter a fascinating world as you check out the best sights of Kyoto including Kinkakuji and Arashiyama. Hop in a comfortable taxi from Osaka, and avoid the hassle of navigating public transportation.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD150.19

    Group Discount
    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Led by a genuine ninja who trained in Iga, the homeland of ninjas. Learn the tricks and stealthy moves of these iconic spies. Participants will receive a Ninja License after the course!
    English Available

    From USD75.10

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  16. Get a taste of Kyoto after dark! See the lantern-filled lanes of Gion and Pontocho. Find out where to grab a drink, which food stalls near Yasaka Shrine are the best and enjoy Kyoto's nightlife.
    English Available

    USD83.43

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  17. From Kyoto Station, bike around the city's most beautiful historic and spiritual locations. Pedal by the Kamo River, iconic Heian Shrine, Nanzenji Temple and the Philosopher's Path!
    English Available

    USD73.34

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Dress in a traditional kimono and walk the historic streets of Kyoto. Visit Kiyomizudera Temple and then stroll through quiet Sannenzaka in your kimono.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD99.35

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. 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

    USD181.17

    Mon, Tue, Thu
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (evening)
  20. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture and learn nihon buyo (traditional Japanese dance), an art form that has been refined over the past 400 years!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD148.02

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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