Geisha/ Maiko (Cultural Experiences), Kyoto tours & activities, fun things to do in Kyoto | VELTRA

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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. No.1
    Experience an enchanting evening with a maiko as you savor a delicious Japanese-style dinner. Watch an elegant dance, play fun games and enjoy a conversation with helpful English assistance for an unforgettable time in the geisha district of Gion.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD181.11

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. No.2
    Make your evening in Gion special with a beautiful maiko (trainee geisha) to experience the secret traditions of Japan. With helpful English assistance, watch an enchanting performance as you savor an authentic kaiseki-style Kyoto cuisine.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD181.11

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. No.3
    Spend a special evening in Kyoto savoring seasonal delicacies by the riverside restaurant in a traditional mountain villa. Enjoy the cool summer breeze while spending time watching a beautiful dance and taking photos with an elegant maiko.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD128.68

    Daily
    (evening)
  4. Join a maiko or geiko for a lovely afternoon in Kyoto with tea and sweets. Sip a bowl of matcha green tea specially prepared for you while you watch an elegant dance performance in a traditional restaurant in the geisha district of Gion.
    English Available

    From USD39.06

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  5. Witness the lovely grace and artistry of the geisha and maiko of Kyoto during the Gion Odori autumn festival with reserved tickets. You can also join a tea ceremony before the dances!

    From USD40.99

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. 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

    From USD81.02

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  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

    USD14.30

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  8. 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 USD123.92

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  9. Discover Kyoto's maiko culture! Watch a traditional Japanese dance performance while savoring a delicious meal or some matcha tea and sweets. Get to know more about this secretive sisterhood.
    English Available
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    From USD28.60

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  10. Have a wonderful evening in Kyoto by watching an enchanting maiko performance. Be fascinated with their graceful dance and have a fun time playing traditional drinking games in a Japanese-style venue!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD50.52

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  11. Experience Kyoto by spending time with an elegant maiko. Marvel at her beauty and grace as you watch a traditional performance in a spacious Japanese-style room. Spend a memorable time by taking photos and even adding an optional lunch!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD40.99

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  12. 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

    USD142.98

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  13. Experience a special autumn night in Kyoto with a delicious kaiseki dinner accompanied by a maiko performance. Have an unforgettable night as you gaze at the fiery red leaves at Kitano Tenmangu.
    English Available
    Meal Provided
    Special

    USD98.18

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (evening)
  14. 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 USD216.19

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  15. Take a quick glance at Kyoto's nightlife as you watch a performance of maiko dances while savoring delicious Kyoto cuisine. Enjoy a memorable evening in the ancient capitol on a speedy night time bus tour.
    Meal Provided

    From USD94.37

    Fri
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  16. 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
    Meal Provided

    USD114.39

    Sun, Wed
    8 hour(s) (morning)
  17. The traditions of the geisha and maiko are an intriguing mystery. Now you can enjoy lunch and entertainment with them in an authentic Japanese restaurant.
    English Available

    From USD130.78

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon)
  18. 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 USD200.18

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (evening)
  19. Make your evening in Kyoto extra special as you experience the hospitality of elegant geiko and maiko with English assistance. Enjoy unlimited drinks, watch a traditional performance, play games and take photos for a truly unforgettable night.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD128.68

    Tue, Thu
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  20. 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

    USD228.77

    Daily
    8 hour(s) (afternoon)

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