When in Japan, don't miss the chance to experience the traditions of this fascinating country. Choose from a variety of classes in tea ceremony, calligraphy or zen meditation. Dress like a geisha, or stroll through town wearing a colorful kimono. Fans of Japan's martial arts can learn about the skills of the legendary ninja and samurai from masters. Book the best activities and read other travelers reviews on Veltra.
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  1. Watch a maiko perform traditional dance as you enjoy a sumptuous kaiseki Kyoto dinner. Set against the backdrop of Higashiyama, a photography session with the maiko will make for amazing memories.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD72.00

    6%
    OFF
    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Meet the beautiful trainee geisha of Kyoto and witness the secret traditions of Japan. Enjoy an evening of culture, entertainment and delicious food with the iconic geisha and maiko.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD173.38

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Join real Geisha and Maiko in Kyoto as you sip green tea and watch an elegant performance. Taking place in a traditional Kyoto tea house, this is a special chance to meet and talk with the maiko.
    English Available

    From USD35.67

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (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 USD83.77

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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 USD105.95

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

    USD9.13

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  7. Step into the world of the Ninja with an evening of delicious food, drinks and spectacular entertainment. Enjoy acrobatic dances, thrilling combat and more!
    Meal Provided

    From USD31.94

    Weekend
    (afternoon, evening)
  8. 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

    USD127.75

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

    USD176.12

    Mon, Tue, Thu
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Spend a night in the tranquil beauty of Kyoto's Ninnaji Temple, a World Heritage Site. In the morning join a reflective prayer led by temple monks, an enlightening way to start your day.

    USD56.58

    Daily
    17 hour(s) (afternoon)
  11. 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 USD206.96

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  12. Relax with your group and enjoy a private performance by a maiko in a classic high-end Japanese restaurant. Savor a delicious kaiseki dinner, lunch or a few drinks in the heart of Kyoto.
    Meal Provided

    From USD118.63

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  13. Draw and create a unique piece of art during an intimate lesson of traditional Japanese calligraphy. Take your work home with you as a Kyoto souvenir.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD134.03

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. 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

    USD18.25

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. Enjoy Kyoto's nightlife as you watch a performance of maiko dances, savor Kyoto cuisine, then gaze at the city lights from atop Higashiyama Mountain!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD73.55

    3%
    OFF
    Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat
    4.5 hour(s) (evening)
  16. Enter through a secret passage way leading you to this famous restaurant run by ninjas. Enjoy a night of surprises, magic and delicious food in Kyoto!
    Meal Provided

    From USD27.38

    Daily
    (evening)
  17. Make special memories with your family, dressed as a colorful maiko or an elegant geisha! Take beautiful photos and experience a bit of Kyoto's culture.

    From USD108.41

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  18. Enter the enchanting world of old Kyoto at the Nishijin Tondaya estate, where you can tour the machiya before taking part in a tea ceremony, dressing in silk kimono or enjoying a Kyoto lunch.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD19.71

    Daily
    0.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. While in Kyoto, take the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform into an elegant maiko or geisha! Take photos in dramatic white makeup and colorful kimono.

    From USD113.34

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  20. Step into the Samurai Kembu Theater and experience the traditional culture of the sword. Wear a kimono as you watch an artistic performance by the masters.
    English Available

    From USD73.00

    Daily
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)

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