Gion Walking Tour with Kimono Experience

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What To Expect

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

Specifications

Type:
Tours in Kyoto
Departs From:
Kyoto
Meeting Point:
New Miyako Hotel
Duration:
3 hours and 20 minutes
Availability:
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1:40 PM
Product Code:
14610
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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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 meiko. 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

  • English-speaking guide

  • Transportation fees

  • Kimono with tabi (traditional Japanese socks)

  • Hair-styling

Excludes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Itinerary order is subject to change without prior notice.

  • Yukata (light cotton kimono) will be worn in place of a kimono during summer (June, July and August).

  • Kimono are available for participants up to 185 cm tall (about 6'11") with waist sizes go up to 100 cm (about 39 inches).

  • This tour has a 2 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 72 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

  • Participants must be at least 12 years old to join the tour.

  • Please indicate the number of participating men and women upon booking.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 9 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 30% Cancellation Fee (70% reimbursement): between 3 to 8 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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