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Book English-language tours and activities through VELTRA, and discover Kyoto's history and culture with local guides. A great option for first-time visitors to the Land of the Rising Sun. Professional guidance in English will make sure you don't miss a thing.
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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 USD39.29

    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

    USD81.49

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Visit the most photogenic spots around ancient Kyoto, including popular temples like Kiyomizudera, Fushimi Inari and Kinkakuji Temple! Then head over to see the lovely bamboo groves of Arashiyama.
    English Available

    From USD134.22

    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Experience an enchanting time with a maiko as you savor an elegant course-style dinner. Watch an elegant dance and play traditional games for a memorable time in the geisha district of Gion.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD182.16

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  5. Treat yourself to an an incredible private chartered tour of Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. Ride in luxury in a spacious limousine as you discover the area.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD253.10

    Daily
  6. Explore both Kyoto and Nara conveniently on a bus tour to visit the highlights such as Fushimi Inari, Kinkakuji Temple, Todaiji Temple, and more! Get helpful English guidance along with transfers from either Kyoto or Osaka.
    English Available

    USD63.08

    Daily
    9.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. 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 USD61.09

    62%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. 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

    USD149.56

    Daily
    10 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  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

    USD14.38

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Take in the beauty and history of the three most famous temples of Kyoto on this easy half-day tour. Visit the amazing temples of Kinkakuji, Ginkakuji and Kiyomizudera.
    English Available

    USD54.65

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. 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 USD117.92

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  12. 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
    Meal Provided

    From USD58.48

    Daily
    4 - 11 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. 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

    USD117.92

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  14. 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

    USD28.76

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. 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

    USD143.81

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  16. 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

    USD190.79

    Mon, Tue, Thu
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (evening)
  17. Head to Osaka for a day-trip through one of Japan’s most iconic cities! See the city from the Floating Garden Obsevatory, visit Osaka Castle and take a river cruise along Ogawa River.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD160.11

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    9 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  18. 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 USD47.94

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. 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 USD76.70

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  20. Spend a full day exploring two historical cities, Uji and Nara. Known to be two of Japan’s oldest cities, visit the famed Byodoin and Todaiji temple, Kasuga Taisha shrine and play with the friendly deer!
    English Available

    USD175.45

    Tue, Fri
    10.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)

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