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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

    USD177.06

    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 USD246.02

    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 USD56.85

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

    USD139.79

    Daily
    10 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. 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 USD114.62

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  6. 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

    USD18.64

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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 USD59.38

    46%
    OFF
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. 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

    USD114.62

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  9. 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

    USD53.12

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. 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

    USD179.86

    Mon, Tue, Thu
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (evening)
  11. 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

    USD9.32

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  12. The traditions of the geisha and maiko are an intriguing mystery. Now you can enjoy lunch and entertainment with them in a traditional tea house.
    English Available

    From USD127.86

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon)
  13. See the best of Kyoto as you enjoy the crisp morning air while walking the torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine and seeing the 1,000 Buddha statues at Sanjusangendo Temple.
    English Available

    USD27.49

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning)
  14. 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 USD74.55

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. 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

    USD72.81

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  16. 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 USD146.94

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Hop aboard a half day tour of Kyoto featuring free time at both Kinkakuji and Kiyomizudera Temples along with fantastic sights of a selection of the most visited spots in Kyoto, all from an open bus.
    English Available

    USD37.28

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. 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

    USD130.47

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  19. Get hands-on experience with Japanese cuisine, explore the shops of the local market and find all the ingredients you need for a delicious lunch. Learn to make sushi and sample sake at a brewery!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD129.83

    Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  20. Experience Japan's culture capital of Kyoto. Spend a calm afternoon in Tofukuji's Zen garden, go through the beautiful torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine and visit the famous geisha district of Gion.
    English Available

    From USD61.16

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)

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