Kyoto "Instant Confirmation" Tours & Activities

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Kyoto tours and activities. Browse through our selection of tours & activities that will be confirmed as soon as you book them! Instant Confirmation makes arranging your travel plans easier.
64Activities

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  1. Personalize your holiday with a customizable Kyoto private tour. Decide your own itinerary and see famous sites such as Fushimi Inari, Arashiyama, Kinkakuji, Nijo Castle, and more as a qualified English-speaking, highly-rated driver takes you around.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD195.30

    Daily
  2. Join a trainee geisha on a short but meaningful maiko experience in Kyoto. Choose between watching an authentic tea ceremony or a maiko dance performance, or opt to experience both, before getting your photos taken with the cultural icon herself.
    English Available

    From USD20.66

    Daily
    0.5 - 1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  3. Visit the most photogenic spots around Kyoto, including popular sites like Kiyomizudera, Fushimi Inari, Kinkakuji Temple and the lovely Arashiyama bamboo grove! Bus and walk around the city to visit the best sites with an English-speaking guide!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD131.45

    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  4. 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

    USD84.51

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  5. Make your very own tofu from scratch and taste the various stages between the cooking process. Blend your very own shichimi peppers before savoring the freshly made tofu on the spot!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD15.30

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  6. 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

    USD14.08

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  7. 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

    USD146.48

    Daily
    10 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  8. 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.

    USD28.17

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. 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.

    USD23.76

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Spend a special evening in Kyoto savoring seasonal delicacies by the riverside restaurant in a traditional mountain villa. Enjoy the cool summer breeze while spending time watching a beautiful dance and taking photos with an elegant maiko.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD129.10

    Daily
    (evening)
  11. Create a scarf or furoshiki cloth wrapper using traditional shibori dyeing techniques and take home a wearable souvenir of your visit to Kyoto.

    From USD41.31

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Experience the real Kyoto by meeting a maiko. See her perform traditional dances, and get the chance to play Japanese drinking games! After that, treat yourself with an included Kyoto style dinner.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD150.23

    Daily
    2.5 - 3 hour(s) (evening)
  13. Take an easy half day trip from Kyoto and discover Nara’s most beautiful sights. Visit Kasuga Taisha Shrine while being greeted by the friendly deer and marvel at the largest bronze Buddha in Japan at Todaiji Temple.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD72.30

    Daily
    5 - 6.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  14. Experience Kyoto by spending time with an elegant maiko. Marvel at her beauty and grace as you watch a traditional performance in a spacious Japanese-style room. Spend a memorable time by taking photos and even adding an optional lunch!

    From USD36.62

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  15. 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.

    USD30.99

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  16. Gain insight into the rich history of this vast city as you walk along the ruins of the atomic bomb park and museum. Gaze upon the sacred Itsukushima Shrine and sink your teeth into mouthwatering Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.
    English Available

    From USD319.24

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri
    7.5 - 13 hour(s) (morning)
  17. This half-day walking tour will take you to see some of Kyoto's hidden gems. Explore the Gojo Rakuen geisha area, unusual shrines and traditional workshops, and make new friends as you explore!
    English Available

    USD18.78

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    5 hour(s) (morning)
  18. 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.

    USD27.70

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. 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
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD113.61

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  20. 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 USD46.95

    Daily
    7.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (morning)