Private Dinner With A Maiko In Kyoto

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During this private, 4-hour experience, enjoy an authentic Japanese-style dinner at an ochaya tea house in Kyoto. Most ochaya tea houses are not open to the public, so this is a truly unique experience. See a small dance performance by a Maiko and speak to them with your local guide and interpreter. This includes hotel pickup and drop-off by taxi.


  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Dinner included

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Begin your private experience with pickup at your Kyoto hotel by air-conditioned taxi around 6:30pm. Each taxi seats four travelers, and more than one will be taken if necessary. At 7pm, arrive at the ochaya, a traditional-style Japanese restaurant, for dinner. Enjoy an authentic Japanese-style kaiseki, multi-dish dinner with top-quality sake as you are entertained by geisha artists in the most authentic manner.

With your guide and interpreter, spend 3 hours in an authentic Japanese setting. The Maiko artist will casually chat with you, serve drinks, and play easy games, or show you some of her dancing abilities. Please note that the Maiko does not speak English fluently. Depending on the restaurant, you may be in a private room or in a room with other guests.

Depending on the season, you may also visit a temple to see the night illuminations or a Japanese garden that is not usually open to public. Your guide will inform you about the seasonal activities after you book.

End your activity with drop-off back at your hotel at around 10:30pm.

Inclusions for Private Dinner With A Maiko In Kyoto

  • Dinner
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by taxi
  • Local guide

Exclusions for Private Dinner With A Maiko In Kyoto

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Dress code is smart casual, but make sure you have socks on as you enter the ochaya

Minimum age is 12 years

Minimum drinking age is 20 years

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Feel free to bring along your own cameras, but drones are not allowed

This activity is suitable for everyone, but please refrain from touching the Maiko without consent, or pulling their kimonos; Please also refrain from touching the decorations and furnishings

A maximum of 10 people per booking

Cancellation Policy
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.

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