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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

    USD173.72

    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 USD241.38

    Daily
  3. 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

    USD52.12

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. 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 USD207.37

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (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

    USD137.15

    Daily
    10 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. 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 USD55.77

    Daily
    3.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. 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 USD58.26

    62%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. 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

    USD9.14

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  9. 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

    USD18.29

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. Weave through the historic streets of Kyoto as you visit popular temples and shrines or relax in the bamboo forest of Arashiyama, all with an English-speaking driver. See the sights at your own pace!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD325.50

    Daily
    4 - 8 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Walk through Nishiki Market, also known as the "kitchen of Kyoto." Sample fresh delicacies in one of the richest culinary atmospheres in the world and gain in-depth knowledge on how to prepare them.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD135.32

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  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 USD24.69

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. Spend your time hiking up the Fushimi Inari Shrine or have a cup of matcha green tea at Uji. Stop by the iconic areas of Kyoto on a private taxi with a local English speaking guide.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD326.41

    Daily
  14. 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 USD112.46

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  15. Venture through the ancient capital city to see the famous Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kiyomizudera Temple and the Kinkakuji Temple. Visit the highlights of Kyoto on a convenient bus.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD45.72

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Get hands-on experience with Japanese cuisine, explore the shops of the local Nishiki Market and find all the ingredients you need for a delicious lunch. Learn to make sushi or Kyoto 'obanzai' (healthy vegetable dishes) and sample some sake.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD127.38

    Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  17. 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

    From USD81.26

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  18. 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

    USDFree

    Mon, Tue, Thu
    3.5 - 5 hour(s)
  19. 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

    USD112.46

    Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  20. Enjoy the crisp air as you walk through the torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine. Take in the majestic sight of 1,001 statues of Kannon, also known as the goddess of Mercy.
    English Available

    USD26.97

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)

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