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. Our store concept is "a place to connect with owls". Just a short walk from Shijo Karasuma Station in central Kyoto, you can meet many different types of owls and take pictures with them!

    From USD13.93

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  2. 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 USD49.14

    62%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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

    USD18.57

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, 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.

    USD26.93

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. 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 USD110.32

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  6. For total ease, get picked up at your hotel in Kyoto, escorted to the bullet train, then dropped off at your hotel in Tokyo! Bullet train tickets included.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD269.31

    Daily
    3 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. 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 USD135.40

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. 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 USD20.06

    Daily
    0.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Show a new side of yourself in magnificent and bright kimono. This special photo shoot will leave you feeling like a movie star! Friendly English speaking staff make this stress free and fun, too.
    English Available

    From USD125.37

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. 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.

    USD30.09

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  11. Get a special local's eye view of Kyoto as you cycle through hidden back roads. Pedal past all gems of this fantastic city with your on an incredible, private bike tour!
    English Available
    Special

    From USD51.08

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. 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.

    USD27.86

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2 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 USD115.34

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. 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 USD91.01

    11%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  15. 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 USD18.57

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  16. See the best of Kyoto as you enjoy the crisp morning air while walking the torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine and seeing the 1,000 Buddha statues at Sanjusangendo Temple.
    English Available
    Special

    From USD25.63

    6%
    OFF
    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning)
  17. 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.

    USD20.06

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. Try your hand at the flowing and delicate art of Japanese Calligraphy. Join a lesson held at a traditional Kyoto house and learn to elegantly scribe kanji characters.

    USD36.11

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  19. Try your hand at making the famous local Kiyomizuyaki pottery at Zuikogama, which has been creating high quality pottery in Kyoto since 1771.
    English Available

    From USD29.09

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  20. Discover the hidden streets of Kyoto's old geisha districts of Gion and Miyagawacho, and keep your eye out for strolling maiko. Then visit the home of Japanese Zen, and check out the tranquil garden.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD61.18

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)

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