Private audience with a maiko

InsideJapan are proud to offer an exclusive, private meeting with a Kyoto maiko.

Many Kyotoites spend their whole lives in Kyoto City, but never have the opportunity to meet a geisha, as this is an elusive, expensive experience usually reserved for visiting dignitaries or elite business men. However thanks to our links with a Gion tea house, InsideJapan are delighted to offer an exclusive maiko (apprentice geisha) experience.

Over afternoon tea served in a tatami-mat room, the maiko will entertain you with dances and a few traditional games. With a translator on hand to help this experience grants you a unique opportunity to gain a deep understanding of the geisha world.

Private audience with a maiko

located in Kyoto

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    With all meals, transport, and luggage handling included  there's nothing for you to do on <i>All-In Japan</i> but sit back and enjoy the ride.

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