Scenic Kyoto Private Photo Shoot With An Authentic Maiko

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins
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  • Departure Time :
    3:00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Kyoto
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


With this exclusive 2-hour private activity you'll have a photo session with a real geisha apprentice, called a 'maiko', at scenic Kyoto locations which are usually not open to the public, such as gardens or temples. Have a little chat with the maiko while eating Japanese sweets after the photo session. This is a totally private photo sessionand no ohter guestswill join your party.
Includes an interpreter guie in English, Green- Powdered tea, Japanese sweets, and hotel pickup and drop-off.


Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Free snacks included

Private guide for a more personalized experience

Small group ensures personal service

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Proposed activity schedule:
3:00pm - Pickup from your hotel, heading to the venue for photo session by taxi
with the maiko and translator guide.
(Pickup time will bea little earlier depending onthe location of your hotel.)
3:15pm - Arrive at thevenue for photo session where you can have various photos
together with the maikoin the landscape of beautiful gardens and traditional buildings.
About one hour is the actual photo session time.
4:15pm - Go to a cafe or arelaxing spaceto have traditional Japanese sweets and tea with the Maiko
4:30~40pm Leaving the venue and taking a taxi with the maiko
5:00pm - Drop-off at your hotel


Hotel pickup and drop-off by taxi


Traditional Japanese sweets


Private tour


Coffee and/or Tea


Food and drinks, other than specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

A maximum of 10 people per booking

Minimum age is 12 years old

Please bring along your own camera.

In case of bad weather, the event can be held indoors.

Please try to wear comfortable shoes. Heels not recommended as you will have to walk in gardens

The taxi used for pickup and drop-off allows a maximum of 4 people. Multiple taxis will be arranged if necessary. The taxi will have heating or air-conditioning.

Dress code: attire suitable for light outdoor activity

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate