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While the maiko and geisha of Kyoto are icons of the ancient city, you can also meet geisha in Tokyo, Hokkaido, Kanazawa, Hakone and other locations. Book dinners with elegant geisha entertainment, or watch them perform beautiful dances. For a really unique memory, dress up as a geisha and stroll through the streets of Kyoto feeling like a celebrity.
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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

    USD178.12

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Join geisha and maiko in Kyoto for a tea ceremony. Sip green tea while you watch an elegant dance performance at a traditional Kyoto tea house. Meet and chat with a real trainee geisha!
    English Available

    From USD38.42

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  3. 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

    USD178.12

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Watch a maiko perform a traditional dance as you enjoy a sumptuous kaiseki Kyoto dinner. Snap a photo with the maiko after the show. Cap the tour with a lovely view of the city from Mt. Higashiyama.
    English Available
    Meal Provided
    Special

    USD79.68

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  5. 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

    USD11.25

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  6. 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 USD212.62

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  7. 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 USD115.31

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  8. 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)
  9. See the wondrous district of Gion. Have your photo taken with a maiko. Walk through the gates of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and see a striking view of Kyoto's seasonal beauty from Arashiyama.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD112.50

    Sun, Wed
    7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Book tickets to the 182nd Kamogawa Odori and enjoy a spectacular show featuring the maiko and geisha of Kyoto. A special photo option is available this year for guests who want to snap photos of maiko and geisha.

    From USD39.37

    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  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

    USD140.62

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 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 USD121.87

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  13. 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 USD128.62

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon)
  14. Entertain guests or family with special maiko performances in a private tea house in the heart of Kyoto. Enjoy sake and delicious Japanese cuisine for a memorable evening of refinement and culture.
    Meal Provided

    From USD196.87

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (evening)
  15. Have a wonderful evening in Kyoto. Watch an enchanting maiko dance performance and indulge in an optional fancy Japanese bento box meal. Be fascinated by their graceful movements and gentle hands as they play fun Japanese parlor games with you.
    Meal Provided

    From USD32.81

    13%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (evening)
  16. Have an up-close fun interaction with a maiko in Kyoto and marvel at her beauty and grace. Play fun parlor games together and watch them perform an exquisite dance right before you. Make the most of your experience with a lunch meal option.
    Meal Provided

    From USD32.81

    13%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  17. Experience the best of Kyoto through visits to Kiyomizudera Temple, Nanzenji Temple, and Yasaka Shrine. Explore Gion, known to be the Geisha district of Kyoto, for a memorable day in the historic city.
    English Available

    USD224.99

    Daily
    8 hour(s) (afternoon)

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