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Visit a “Kiyomizu-Yaki” pottery studio and learning about the process by making our pottery [1.5h]

  Tour one of the finest “Kiyomizu-Yaki” pottery studios. Touch the history and beauty while learning about the process of making “Kiyomizu-Yaki” pottery. Route and Time Visit a “Kiyomizu-Yaki” pottery studio and learning about the process by making our pottery [1.5h]

Visit to a Yuzen dyeing studio and try your hand at cloth-dyeing [3h]

  Tour one of the finest “Kyo-Uzen” cloth-dyeing studios in Kyoto. You can create your original small Yuzen item. Route and Time Tour one of the finest “Kyo-Uzen” cloth-dyeing studios in Kyoto. You can create your original small Yuzen item.

Dinner of Kyoto cuisine and full-fledged entertainment with Maiko and Geiko at “chaya” in Gion [2h]

  Our staff members can accompany you for “Ochaya” (banquet houses to play with Maiko and Geiko), where only members are accepted. No first-time customers without referral of member are accepted here. You can enjoy dinner with Kyoto’s seasonal cuisine, dance performance of Maiko (apprentice Geisha) and/or Geiko (Geisha is called “Geiko” in Kyoto), and Japanese elegant “Ozashiki” culture with Maiko and Geiko. Japanese traditional entertainment with Maiko and Geiko is provided at “Ochaya”. Route and Time Dinner of Kyoto cuisine and full-fledged entertainment with Maiko and Geiko at “chaya” in Gion [2h]

Experience of dinner and entertainment with Maiko and Geiko in Gion [2h]

  In this experience program, you can enjoy Kyoto’s seasonal cuisine and dance performance by Maiko (apprentice Geisha) and Geiko (Geisha is called “Geiko” in Kyoto), a Japanese traditional entertainment. Route and Time Experience of dinner and entertainment with Maiko and Geiko in Gion [2h]

Experience of Japanese tea ceremony wearing kimono [2h]

  We will dress you in beautiful kimono, and you can participate in the traditional tea ceremony. Route and Time Experience of Japanese tea ceremony wearing kimono [2h]

Experience of real Zen meditation class at Zen Temple [2h]

  You can learn and practice the Zen Buddhist philosophy and meditation to improve your EQ (resilience, open-mindedness, self-awareness, and empathy). Route and Time Experience of real Zen meditation class at Zen Temple [2h]

Have-it-all Kyoto Plan

  We recommend this have-it-all plan to people visiting Kyoto for the first time. Enjoy all the highlights of Kyoto plus special Japanese traditional culture and craft experience. We have selected a stay at Kyo-machiya (traditional wooden town house in Kyoto) guest house instead of the usual hotel or ryokan. Route and Time Day 1: Sanju-Sangen-do Temple(30min) >> Fushimi-inari-taisha Shrine(60min) >> (Lunch break 60min) >> Ginkaku-ji Temple(30min) >> Tea ceremony (dress yourself in beautiful kimono)(120min) >> Kiyomizu-dera Temple(30min) >> A Walk through Sannen-zaka and Ninen-zaka(30min) >> Dinner with Maiko and/or Geisha in Gion(120 min) >> Stay in Kyo-machiya guest house Day 2: Kinkaku-ji Temple(30min) >> Ryoan-ji Temple(30min) >> Togetsu-kyo Bridge(10min) …

World Heritage Sightseeing plan

  You can enjoy sightseeing of 11 sites among the 17 Kyoto World Heritage sites during your 2-days and 1-night stay. Route and Time Day 1 : Nishi Hongan-ji Temple(60min) >> Nijo-jo Castle(60min) >> (Lunch break(60min)) >> Daigo-ji Temple(60min) >> Byodo-in(30min) >> Kiyomizu-dera Temple(30min) >> Walk through Sannen-zaka and Ninen-zaka(30min) >> A Walk around Gion(30min) Day 2 : Shimogamo-jinja Shrine(30min) >> Ginkaku-ji Temple(30min) >> Kinkaku-ji Temple(30min) >> Ryoan-ji Temple(30min) >> (Lunch break(60min)) >> Koke-dera Temple(60min) >> Tenryu-ji Temple(30min)

ZEN [Total 5h]

  Recommended for those visiting Kyoto for the first time, those who wish to visit a typical yet serene Kyoto spot, for those who would like to experience things that only Kyoto can offer. At Ryoan-ji Temple, you can admire the philosophical Dry Rock Garden praised by Queen Elizabeth II Herself. At Ninna-ji Temple, you might want to ponder in vast Zen style garden. At Myoshin-ji temple, you can actually participate in an English Zen meditation class. Suzumushi-dera Temple will offer a unique experience where you will listen to the teaching of a monk with songs of crickets in the background. Route and Time Ryoan-ji Temple(20min) >> Ninna-ji Temple(30min) >> …

Enjoy Kyoto with your children

  We have selected popular places where you can enjoy sightseeing with you children. We will arrange your stay in a Kyo-machiya (traditional residential architecture in Kyoto) guest house instead of usual hotel or ryokan. A whole Kyo-machiya guest house (traditional wooden town house in Kyoto) will be rented for your family. Route and Time Day 1 : Toei Kyoto Studio Park (Movie studio)(4 hours including lunch break) >> Arashiyama Monkey Park(60min) >> Togetsu-kyo Bridge(10min) >> Tenryu-ji Temple(30min) >> A stroll in the Nonomiya bamboo groves >> Stay in Kyo-machiya guest house Day 2 : Walk through Yasaka-jinja Shrine, Sannen-zaka and Ninen-zaka(60min) >> Kiyomizu-dera Temple(30min) >> (Lunch break(60min)) >> Sanju-sangen-do …

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