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Kimono Dressing and Tour of Gion Experience in Kyoto

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Immerse yourself into Kyoto's fascinating culture by walking around its historic geisha district in a traditional kimono!

Highlights
  • Stroll around Kyoto's Gion district in a traditional kimono
  • Choose from a wide selection of kimono designs and accessories
  • Experience Kyoto from a different perspective
  • See Kyoto's notable temples and shrines, traditional tea houses and many more

During the hot summer months of June, July, and August, you will be wearing a yukata (light cotton kimono) instead of a kimono.

Description

Embark on an amazing immersive cultural experience in Kyoto by dressing up in a beautiful kimono. With a help from a professional stylist, choose from a wide selection of kimono designs and accessories. To complement your kimono, get your stylist to fix your hair into a traditional Japanese hair style.

Complete with an obi (traditional Japanese sash), undershirt, overcoat, shawl, handbag, tabi (traditional Japanese socks) and sandals, set out for stroll around the notable entertainment district of Gion and experience Kyoto from a perspective of a geisha and maiko. Take a step back in time as you see many traditional tea houses and restaurants, old wooden building and ancient shops giving you a refined and elegant atmosphere of old times. Explore the iconic sights around Gion, such as Kiyomizu Temple and Yasaka Shrine, and feel free to take photos.

Itinerary

  • Departure from New Miyako Hotel

  • Yume Kyoto (50 minutes)

  • Gion (70 minutes)

Includes

  • Kimono or Yukata rental and dressing service

  • Hair-styling

  • English-speaking guide
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Gion Kimono Walking Tour

Duration: 3 - 3:30 hour(s)
Available: Tue, Thu and Sat
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Kimono or Yukata rental and dressing service / Hair-styling / English-speaking guide
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Schedule

  • 13:40

    Meet at New Miyako Hotel

  • Kimono Dressing and Hair-Styling Experience (50 mins)

    The professional dressers will help you pick out a kimono (or yukata in summer) from the 200 available, and will style your hair for a perfectly polished look!

  • Gion Walk (70 mins)

    Gion remains one of the major hanamachi (entertainment district with maiko and geisha) in Kyoto. The elegant and refined atmosphere is reminiscent of truly traditional Japan. There is no better place than Gion to explore and take pictures in a kimono.

  • 16:30-17:00

    Tour Ends in Gion

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Notes

Restriction(s)
  • Kimono are available for people up to 185 cm (about 6'1") tall, and waist sizes up to 100 cm (39 in.).

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.

  • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.

  • Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional Note(s)
  • The tour concludes at Gion. Drop-off services to hotels are not provided.

  • During the hot summer months of June, July, and August, participants wear a yukata (light kimono) instead of a kimono.

  • Tabi (traditional socks) are available.

Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • You can book a maximum of 8.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 8 business days (18:00:00 local time) to 2 business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.

  • Any cancellations made between 2 business days (18:00:00 local time) to 1 business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.

  • Any cancellations made between 1 business days (18:00:00 local time) to business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.

  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Change Policy

Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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