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WAK JAPAN
Activity location: Kyoto
Last updated: 2018/11/02
17Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Immerse yourself in the world of the elegant and ethereal Kyoto geisha. Tour one of the city's geisha districts with a friendly guide before having a light dinner while watching a maiko perform.
    English Available

    From USD188.32

    Group Discount
    Weekday
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  2. Get hands-on experience with Japanese cuisine, explore the shops of the local Nishiki Market and find all the ingredients you need for a delicious lunch. Learn to make sushi or Kyoto 'obanzai' (healthy vegetable dishes) and sample some sake.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD130.61

    Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  3. Visit a traditional Japanese townhouse and learn the art of Japanese flower arrangement, ikebana. Make use of delicate flowers and create a unique arrangement for the season.
    English Available

    USD59.74

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture. Put on a beautiful kimono and learn nihon buyo (traditional Japanese dance), an art form that has been refined over the past 400 years!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD147.82

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Try your hand at the flowing and delicate art of Japanese calligraphy, also known as shodo. Join a lesson held at a traditional Kyoto townhouse and learn to elegantly scribe kanji characters.
    English Available

    USD38.47

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Enjoy cooking a tasty meal of obanzai (traditional and healthy vegetarian cuisine) using fresh Kyoto vegetables and other local ingredients.

    From USD56.70

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Get a literal taste of Kyoto as you learn to prepare two of Japan's most popular dishes, sushi and tempura! This 3-hour class makes for a fun activity you can enjoy with a small group or private company.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD150.86

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Experience the serenity of Japanese tea ceremony. Learn all about the symbolism and history behind this Zen Buddhist-influenced cultural activity and prepare your very own authentic cup of Japanese matcha green tea.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD137.70

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Turn ordinary paper into animals, flowers and more through the traditional art of origami. No tools are used, just folding, but you can create an amazing souvenir to take home.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD137.70

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Do more than wear a kimono—learn about the different types and the traditional rules that determine what type of kimono to wear for specific occasions. Don't forget to bring your own camera and take many pictures to commemorate your experience!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD137.70

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. 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

    USD38.47

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Transform into a vision in silk with the expert assistance of a kimono dresser! Dress in colorful kimono and take lots of pictures around a machiya (traditional Japanese townhouse) as a keepsake of your memorable Kyoto holiday.

    From USD36.45

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Visit an ikebana instructor’s house to learn the graceful art of Japanese flower arrangement. Learn the subtle way of arranging flowers to suit the Japanese aesthetic in a relaxed private lesson suitable for English speakers.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD147.82

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. Learn the art of Japanese calligraphy at the home of a professional instructor in Kyoto. Master brush strokes, write your favorite kanji character and take your final work home as a souvenir.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD137.70

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  15. When in Japan...drink sake! Sample a few glasses of delicious Japanese rice wine and discover the taste of top-quality sake in Kyoto with a friendly guide.
    English Available

    USD56.70

    Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  16. Learn how to make tasty sushi rolls in a traditional machiya (Japanese townhouse) just 5 minutes away from the Kyoto Imperial Palace. Great for amateur chefs and foodies alike!
    English Available

    From USD56.70

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  17. Visit Fushimi Inari-taisha shrine and see the iconic thousands of orange torii gates. Learn about sake before enjoying a tipple or two, tasting different kinds of Japanese rice wine.
    English Available

    From USD107.32

    Thu, Sat
    4 hour(s) (morning)

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