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Start your day with a morning tour or activity, and make the most of your time in Japan. Check out the sights before an afternoon flight, watch the sunrise over the sea or enjoy the morning quiet with top half-day tours and activities.
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  1. 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 USD55.73

    Daily
    3.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. 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.

    USD26.50

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. 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

    USD18.27

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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 USD58.22

    62%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. 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 USD73.09

    Daily
    (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 USD133.21

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. 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 USD9.87

    Daily
    0.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. 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 USD24.67

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. Enjoy the crisp air as you walk through the torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine. Take in the majestic sight of 1,001 statues of Kannon, also known as the goddess of Mercy.
    English Available

    USD26.95

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  10. The art of Kyo-Yuzen has been a part of the crafting culture of Kyoto for hundreds of years. Now you too can create a one-of-a-kind hand-dyed work of art.

    From USD11.88

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. 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 USD144.06

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Learn how to make beautiful wagashi, the traditional cutely shaped sweets of Japan! An experienced instructor will assist you as you make flower and fruit shaped treats.

    USD19.73

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  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 USD113.48

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. Try your hand at the flowing and delicate art of Japanese Calligraphy, also known as Shodo. Join a lesson held at a traditional Kyoto house and learn to elegantly scribe Kanji characters.
    English Available

    USD37.50

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  15. 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 USD27.63

    45%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  16. Change into an elegant Maiko by the hands of professional kimono dressers and make-up artists. Take photos in studios near Kyoto Station, Gion, Kiyomizudera Temple, or Arashiyama!

    USD93.74

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  17. Dress up in a lovely kimono or yukata for a stroll through the streets and sights of Kyoto. Blend right into the classic city with traditional wear, making for great photos and memories.

    From USD39.47

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  18. Create a scarf or furoshiki cloth wrapper using traditional shibori dyeing techniques and take home a wearable souvenir of your visit to Kyoto.

    From USD29.60

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Ride a retro rickshaw and step back in time in lovely Arashiyama! This private tour takes you around the best sites, filled with history and beauty.

    From USD18.27

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  20. Fold, twist and transform fabric to create a unique kanzashi hair ornament, the same type that is used by Kyoto geisha. You can learn this amazing art and make a one of a kind souvenir.

    USD27.41

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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