Considered icons of Kyoto's elegant traditional culture, take the opportunity to meet a geisha or maiko while visiting the ancient capital. Chat over a cup of green tea, or watch dance performances while savoring a kaiseki dinner. For a unique twist, you can even dress up as a cute maiko or dramatic geiko and take pictures. Dive into the history of the hanamachi (geisha districts) on fun and informative walking tours. With plans for all budgets, let us help make your visit to Kyoto memorable.
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  1. Watch a maiko perform traditional dance as you enjoy a sumptuous kaiseki Kyoto dinner. Set against the backdrop of Higashiyama, a photography session with the maiko will make for amazing memories.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD72.71

    6%
    OFF
    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (evening)
  2. 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

    USD175.09

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Join real Geisha and Maiko in Kyoto as you sip green tea and watch an elegant performance. Taking place in a traditional Kyoto tea house, this is a special chance to meet and talk with the maiko.
    English Available

    From USD36.02

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon)
  4. 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

    USD258.76

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  5. 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 USD107.00

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  6. 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 USD84.60

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. 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

    USD129.01

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  8. Witness a classic performance by a maiko in a classic restaurant near Gion while enjoying unlimited drinks and a delicious traditional kaiseki course meal for your choice of lunch or dinner.
    Meal Provided

    From USD101.37

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  9. 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

    USD9.22

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Step back in time with a visit to Gion Corner, where a showcase of traditional Japanese arts is held. After that, delight in a candlelight tea ceremony before a shojin ryori dinner.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD113.35

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  11. 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 USD119.80

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  12. 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

    USD177.85

    Mon, Tue, Thu
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (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 USD114.45

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. 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 USD124.40

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. 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 USD60.71

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  16. 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 USD134.36

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  17. Become a Maiko for a day! Dress yourself up in an elaborate kimono and traditional makeup. Bring a lovely memory home with professional photos of yourself!

    USD99.52

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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 USD193.52

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (evening)
  19. 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 USD109.48

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  20. 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 USD119.43

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon)

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