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Choose the start time that best suits your schedule, and make the most of your time in Japan. Check out short morning, afternoon or evening half-day tours, or see all the best sights on a one day excursion. There are even overnight and multiple day tours for guests who want to see more of Japan.
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  1. 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 USD37.68

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  2. 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

    USD78.15

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (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

    USD174.69

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Learn to make soba noodles the retro way, just a few minutes from Kiyomizudera Temple. Do it all, from prepping, mixing, rolling, and cutting the dough, then eat your freshly made noodles.

    USD26.66

    Daily
    1.5 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

    USD27.58

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  6. Enter the mystical world of the oiran and transform into a beautiful courtesan dressed in a luxurious kimono and elaborate accessories, for beautiful and memorable photos of your trip to Kyoto.

    From USD134.05

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. 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
    Meal Provided

    USD143.43

    Daily
    10 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  8. 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

    USD13.79

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  9. 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 USD113.09

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  10. Get hands-on experience with Japanese cuisine, explore the shops of the local Nishiki Market and find all the ingredients you need for a delicious lunch. Learn to make sushi or Kyoto 'obanzai' (healthy vegetable dishes) and sample some sake.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD128.09

    Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  11. 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 USD45.97

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  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 USD24.82

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. 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 USD114.19

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. 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 USD58.59

    62%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. Use soft, comfortable and fragrant Kitayama Cedar to make your own chopsticks. Create a personal carrying case colored by Kyoto Yuzen dyeing as a finishing touch.

    USD29.79

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  16. Learn the traditional method of dyeing intricate patterns on cloth, and choose your favorite sketch from more than 200 types or bring your own sketch. You can take your work home on the same day.

    From USD22.99

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Get a taste of Kyoto after dark! See the lantern-filled lanes of Gion and Pontocho. Find out where to grab a drink, which food stalls near Yasaka Shrine are the best and enjoy Kyoto's nightlife.
    English Available

    USD86.20

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  18. Visit a traditional Japanese townhouse and learn the art of Japanese flower arrangement, ikebana. Make use of delicate flowers and create a unique arrangement for the season.
    English Available

    USD58.59

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  19. Experience flying at a high altitude and stroll in the sky at 470 meters above the ground. Witness the amazing view of the surrounding cities from above.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD90.10

    11%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  20. Kimono Dressing and Rental
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    Select from hundreds of kimonos and obi sashes to let the experienced staff transform you! Walk along the streets of Kyoto in the traditional garment.

    From USD27.80

    45%
    OFF
    Daily
    (afternoon)

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