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Check out the most highly rated and reviewed Kyoto tours and activities and see why travelers around the world can't stop talking about them!
54Activities

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    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 USD37.40

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  2. 2
    Ride a convenient door to door shuttle between central Kyoto central and Kansai International Airport (KIX). Great for both solo travelers and groups!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD38.33

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. 3
    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.

    USD26.46

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    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

    USD9.13

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

    USD173.38

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  6. 6
    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

    USD173.38

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

    USD18.25

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    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 USD58.15

    Review Rebate
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
    46%
    OFF
  9. 9
    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!

    USD98.55

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. 10
    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 USD240.91

    Daily
  11. 11
    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 USD45.63

    Daily
    7.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (morning)
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    The art of Kyo-Yuzen has been a part of the crafting culture of Kyoto for hundreds of years. Now you too can create a one-of-a-kind hand-dyed work of art.

    From USD11.86

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    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 USD105.95

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  14. 14
    While you are in Kyoto, spend a few hours creating a hand-made one-of-a-kind piece of Kyo-Yuzen, or dyed-fabric, and bring home a beautiful piece of art!

    From USD39.42

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
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    Spend a night in the tranquil beauty of Kyoto's Ninnaji Temple, a World Heritage Site. In the morning join a reflective prayer led by temple monks, an enlightening way to start your day.

    USD56.58

    Daily
    2 day (afternoon)
  16. 16
    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.

    USD29.57

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
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    Enter a fascinating world as you check out the best sights of Kyoto including Kinkakuji and Arashiyama. Hop in a comfortable taxi from Osaka, and avoid the hassle of navigating public transportation.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD146.01

    Group Discount
    Daily
    6 - 9 hour(s) (morning)
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    Enter through a secret passage way leading you to this famous restaurant run by ninjas. Enjoy a night of surprises, magic and delicious food in Kyoto!
    Meal Provided

    From USD29.57

    Daily
    (evening)
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    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 USD133.05

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    Set out, just your group and guide, and visit Sanzenin, Jikkoin, and Shorinin Temples. Each is famous for serene gardens made more than 1,000 years ago.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD96.58

    Group Discount
    Daily
    5 hour(s) (morning)

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