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Kyoto Maiko Dance Show or Tea Ceremony with Photo Op

 

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Description

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.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 11 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Tours

Tea Ceremony Only (20 Minutes)

Witness a delightful tea ceremony with the elegant maiko. Savor a cup of matcha green tea and two (2) ohigashi sweets made from 100% wasanbon (traditional fine-grained sugar) afterward. This package includes back row seating. If you would like to sit even closer, please select the optional upgrades.

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:23-01-2020   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child $32

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 19 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Matcha green tea
  • Ohigashi dried confectionery
  • Experience fee
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking staff

Start Timings

14:00

Duration

  • 0 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

14:00:00 Check-in at Jinmatsuan

Day: Day1
Tea Ceremony
Upon meeting the beautiful maiko, follow along as the trainee geisha carefully demonstrates how to prepare and serve matcha green tea. Taste the perfect balance between the subtle sweetness of ohigashi, a traditional Japanese confectionery, and the rich but slightly bitter flavor of the green tea.
Day: Day1
Photo Time
Take a photo or selfie with the maiko as a keepsake of your special time together.
Day: Day1
Receive a Senjafuda
Receive a senjafuda, a maiko's business card that you cannot get without meeting Kyoto's cultural icons themselves, for a pleasant end to your maiko experience.
Day: Day1
14:20:00 Activity Ends On Site

Day: Day1

Dance Performance Only (30 Minutes)

Watch as the maiko perform traditional Kyomai dance to two songs. This package includes back row seating. If you would like to sit even closer, please select the optional upgrades.

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:23-01-2020   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child $32

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 19 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Experience fee
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking staff

Start Timings

14:20

Duration

  • 0 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

14:20:00 Check-in at Jinmatsuan

Day: Day1
Photo Time
Take a photo or selfie with the maiko as a keepsake of your special time together.
Day: Day1
Receive a Senjafuda
Receive a senjafuda, a maiko's business card that you cannot get without meeting Kyoto's cultural icons themselves.
Day: Day1
Maiko Performance
Watch the sophisticated movements of the maiko from up close as she performs the Kyoto version of the traditional Mai dance. Appreciate the artistry in her every step while you take as many photos as you want, a rare opportunity now that Gion has imposed strict photography rules.
Day: Day1
Chat and Play Parlor Games with a Maiko
Grab the once-in-a-lifetime chance to converse with the maiko and gain insight into their lives, arts, and culture. Finally, play fun parlor games with the trainee geisha for a pleasant end to your maiko experience.
Day: Day1
14:50:00 Activity Ends On Site

Day: Day1

Additional Notes

  • If you wish to avail of the eat-all-you-can snack & drink-all-you-can corner, please pay JPY 500 on site.

Requirement(s) - other

  • If you wish to avail of the eat-all-you-can snack & drink-all-you-can corner, please pay JPY 500 on site.

Tea Ceremony and Dance Performance (50 Minutes)

This premium package lets you experience a delightful tea ceremony with a maiko and watch a fascinating dance show right after. Best of all, get to chat and play fun parlor games with the trainee geisha.

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:23-01-2020   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available On:    All Days
Adult/Child $57

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Maximum 19 tickets can be booked

Inclusion

  • Matcha green tea
  • Ohigashi dried confectionery
  • Experience fee
  • Open bar (all-you-can-drink)
  • English-speaking assistant
  • Japanese-speaking staff
  • Light meal

Start Timings

14:00

Duration

  • 0 (hrs) (Approx.)

Schedules

14:00:00 Check-in at Jinmatsuan

Day: Day1
Tea Ceremony
Upon meeting the beautiful maiko, follow along as the trainee geisha carefully demonstrates how to prepare and serve matcha green tea. Taste the perfect balance between the subtle sweetness of ohigashi, a traditional Japanese confectionery, and the rich but slightly bitter flavor of the green tea.
Day: Day1
Photo Time
Take a photo or selfie with the maiko as a keepsake of your special time together.
Day: Day1
Receive a Senjafuda
Receive a senjafuda, a maiko's business card that you cannot get without meeting Kyoto's cultural icons themselves.
Day: Day1
Maiko Performance
Watch the sophisticated movements of the maiko from up close as she performs the Kyoto version of the traditional Mai dance. Appreciate the artistry in her every step while you take as many photos as you want, a rare opportunity now that Gion has imposed strict photography rules.
Day: Day1
Chat and Play Parlor Games with a Maiko
Grab the once-in-a-lifetime chance to converse with the maiko and gain insight into their lives, arts, and culture. Finally, play fun parlor games with the trainee geisha for a pleasant end to your maiko experience.
Day: Day1
14:50:00 Activity Ends On Site

Day: Day1

Activity Detail

Restrictions

  • If less than 10 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.

Additional Notes

  • The schedule may be changed or canceled depending on certain circumstances
  • Any participants added to the booking after 17:00, 11 business days before the activity date, will be charged the full (non-discounted) rate. 100% cancellation fee will be charged if the number of participants is reduced.
  • Seating will be on chairs. The standard experience fee includes back row seats (B2). Should you wish to sit closer, please select the add-on upgrade.

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