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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

    USD174.33

    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 USD242.22

    Daily
  3. 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

    USD137.63

    Daily
    10 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. 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 USD55.97

    Daily
    3.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. 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

    USD18.35

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  6. 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

    USD52.30

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. 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

    USD9.18

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  8. 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 USD208.09

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  9. 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 USD58.46

    62%
    OFF
    Daily
    (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 USD326.63

    Daily
    4 - 8 hour(s) (morning)
  11. 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 USD73.40

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, 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 USD24.77

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. 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

    USD27.07

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  14. 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)
  15. 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 USD144.67

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. 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

    USD135.79

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Take a tranquil morning walk through serene Arashiyama, visit Tenryuji Temple, and stroll the Sagano Bamboo Grove. An optional river lunch cruise along the scenic Hozu River is also available.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD81.66

    Daily
    (morning)
  18. Spend the morning exploring often overlooked jewels of southern Kyoto! Explore the thousands of orange torii gates of the famous Inari Shrine, before enjoying a flavorful sake-tasting tour.
    English Available

    USD105.04

    Thu, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. 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 USD45.88

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Create a scarf or furoshiki cloth wrapper using traditional shibori dyeing techniques and take home a wearable souvenir of your visit to Kyoto.

    From USD29.73

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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