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  1. No.1
    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 USD26.33

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. No.2
    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

    USD29.25

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. No.3
    Experience Kyoto like a local as you explore the city after sundown through its food and drinks. Venture through the historical streets of Gion and Pontocho to see the famed geisha district while tasting the wonderful Kyoto cuisine.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD115.84

    Daily
    3 - 4.5 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Embark on an authentic Japanese sake brewery tour and taste an array of delicious sake. Dive deep into sake's history and production process and get your fill of good drinks and good stories.
    English Available

    USD82.88

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Visit a traditional Japanese machiya (wooden townhouse) and enjoy an authentic tea ceremony in a serene atmosphere. Learn about and experience Japanese culture in a friendly and relaxed way.
    English Available

    USD40.76

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. 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 USD10.73

    Daily
    0.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Enjoy an authentic and delicious 10-course dinner in Kyoto. First explore the Shirakawa river and make your way through the traditional geisha district of Gion. Then enjoy your traditional meal.
    English Available

    USD223.30

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  8. Relax on the riverside and taste fresh Kyoto cuisine featuring charcoal cooked fish. Relax over the Kiyotaki River, feeling the cool breeze and listening to the running water.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD58.99

    Daily
    2.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  9. Familiarize yourself with Kyoto at night with a local English-speaking guide who will take you to some recommended restaurants for an introduction to authentic Japanese cuisine and drinks! Experience the modern lifestyle in the ancient capital.
    English Available

    USD68.26

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Have an enriching visit to Arashiyama as you immerse yourself in the traditional world of tea at the homey Isshinan! Watch a tea master prepare a warm cup of rich matcha green tea in a traditional ceremony experience available only on VELTRA.
    English Available

    From USD61.60

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  11. Get advanced reservations for a course meal at TORAJI while traveling around Kyoto. Unlike the standard yakiniku barbecue restaurants, try the mouth-watering thick-cut meats prepared by professional chefs for a satisfying meal.
    Meal Provided

    From USD87.40

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (evening, night)
  12. Take in the wonderful aroma of yuzu citrus as you savor a variety of mouth-watering modern Japanese cuisine with unlimited food and drinks! Make your evening in Kyoto special by reserving a private room for a memorable time with friends and family.
    Meal Provided

    USD37.09

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  13. Have a full-course kaiseki lunch prepared specially for you as you sit outdoors and view the beautiful Kamogawa River. Enjoy hassle-free reservation and savor wonderful Kyoto cuisine.
    Meal Provided

    USD57.50

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  14. Have a relaxing dining experience and make the most of your holiday in Kyoto. Let the soothing sounds of the Takase or Misogi River lull you as you indulge in an authentic Japanese kaiseki course meal with a gorgeous riverside view.
    Meal Provided

    From USD68.56

    Daily
    (evening)
  15. Experience a quick introduction to Japanese tea ceremony with the Ryurei-style using tables and chairs. Taste a cup of matcha green tea specially prepared by a tea master with traditional wasabon dried sugar sweets.
    English Available

    USD39.00

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  16. Reserve a delicious full course fugu (pufferfish) meal with a selection of dishes for lunch or dinner. Taste exquisite pufferfish cuisine prepared by skilled chefs right in the heart of Kyoto and have an unforgettable exotic dining experience.

    From USD42.90

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  17. Dating back 280 years, visit Kyoto's historic sake brewery. Go on an informative tour to learn how the delicious drink is made and sample a few to taste the difference! Take home some bottles to continue your sake tasting adventure.
    English Available

    USD21.45

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. Stroll through Kyoto's classic Geisha district to taste locally brewed sake and whisky paired with fine foods. Venture through the alleyways with your knowledgeable guide to drink your way through Japan's ancient capital.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD288.63

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  19. Walk through Nishiki Market, also known as the "kitchen of Kyoto." Sample fresh delicacies in one of the richest culinary atmospheres in the world and gain in-depth knowledge on how to prepare them.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD187.22

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Enjoy delicious Kyoto delicacies in a traditional machiya house over 160 years old! From light lunches to elegant dinner courses, experience the best of the city's cuisine in beautiful surroundings.
    Meal Provided

    From USD32.18

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (afternoon, evening)

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