Kyoto Best Sellers Tours & Activities, fun things to do in Kyoto | VELTRA

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See the most popular tours and activities in Kyoto and see for yourself why they are the Best Sellers!
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    Experience a traditional yakatabune ride in one of Kyoto's famed areas and enjoy authentic local tofu cuisine onboard. Gaze at the picturesque scenery of the Arashiyama area while indulging in a delicious lunch.

    USD72.73

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
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    Join a maiko or geiko for a lovely afternoon in Kyoto with tea and sweets. Sip a bowl of matcha green tea specially prepared for you while you watch an elegant dance performance in a traditional restaurant in the geisha district of Gion.
    English Available

    From USD38.71

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
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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

    USD14.17

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

    USD184.18

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (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
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD114.29

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    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 USD196.46

    Daily
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    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 USD40.61

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, 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.

    USD28.34

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    Enter the mystical world of the oiran and transform into a beautiful oiran dressed in a luxurious kimono and elaborate accessories. Get dressed by professional stylists and take stunning photos in luxurious booths for a memorable time in Kyoto.
    English Available

    From USD140.26

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    A one-of-a-kind evening awaits you in Gion with this full maiko experience. Enjoy a private Kyoto geisha dinner with a dance performance, play parlor games, and get the rare opportunity to chat and take photos with a maiko in this exclusive activity.
    English Available

    From USD124.68

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

    USD23.90

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    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.
    Meal Provided

    From USD25.50

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    While in Kyoto, take the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform into an elegant maiko or geisha! Take photos in dramatic white makeup and colorful kimono.

    From USD119.48

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    Fold, twist and transform fabric to create a unique kanzashi hair ornament, the same type that is used by Kyoto geisha. You can learn this amazing art and make a one of a kind souvenir.

    USD28.34

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Create a scarf or furoshiki cloth wrapper using traditional shibori dyeing techniques and take home a wearable souvenir of your visit to Kyoto.

    From USD41.56

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Learn the traditional method of dyeing intricate patterns on cloth, and choose your favorite sketch from more than 200 types or bring your own sketch. You can take your work home on the same day.

    From USD28.34

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Have a wonderful evening in Kyoto by watching an enchanting maiko performance. Be fascinated with their graceful dance and have a fun time playing traditional drinking games in a Japanese-style venue!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD46.28

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
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    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!

    From USD80.28

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
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    Meet one of Kyoto's lovely maiko, who will dance and provide traditional Japanese style hospitality during a private dinner at the Nishijin Tondaya machiya townhouse.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD218.19

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
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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 USD13.22

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)