At Kyoto’s Gion Corner, enjoy Japanese traditional performances, then a demonstration of the Tea Ceremony and Zen (vegetarian) Japanese dinner.

  • Gion Corner (traditional performances: maiko dance, kyogen, bunraku puppet theatre etc.)
  • Gion District
  • Tea ceremony and Japanese dinner at Gion Yoshi-ima

Operated: TUESDAY, THURSDAY & SATURDAY (Only SATURDAY in December)

Day 1 :

17:00 – 17:30

Pick-up service from major hotels. Go to Gion Corner by taxi.
Gion Corner (50 min)
This tour allows you to enjoy watching/experiencing Japanese traditional performances, including Japanese traditional dance, Noh, Kyogen, Bunraku, koto, tea ceremony, and Japanese traditional flower arrangement.
Gion Historical Preservation District
Take a stroll around the Gion Historical Preservation District while heading to the Yoshi-ima Ryokan from Gion Corner. Enjoy exploring the narrow streets with many old ochayas (Japanese-style teahouse providing meals and performances of maiko girls and geiko women).
Tea Ceremony and Dinner at Yoshi-ima Ryokan (70 min)
Enjoy an exclusive private evening tea ceremony under candle light at Yoshi-ima Ryokan’s tea ceremony room Kurenaitei. Dinner will be served in Zen-style, a simple but well-balanced dietetic meal now attracting global attention.
Remarks: Shojin-ryori, or Buddhist vegetarian cuisine, is served for supper, so we welcome vegetarian participants. The ingredients of tempura are tofu, namafu wheat gluten, yuba tofu skin, and vegetables in season, such as eggplants, lotus root, ginger, and shiitake mushroom. Miso soup and rice are also served.

21:30

Participants will be taken back to designated places in Kyoto (hotels) by taxi.

£99 per person

Yen for reference

Yen 12,800 per person

The £ sterling price shown is for illustration only. Actual £ price depends on exchange rates at the time of booking.

Included

  • Pick-up service from major hotels in Kyoto
  • English-speaking guide service
  • Dinner (vegetarian)
  • Drop-off service

Not included

1. Casual clothing is permitted.
2. Connection from Kyoto Afternoon Tour and Kyoto 1-Day Tour is available at Kyoto Hotel Okura or the Kiyomizu-dera Temple parking lot.
3. Connections from Nara Afternoon Tour and 1-Day Kyoto & Nara Tour cannot be made to this tour.
4. Shojin-ryori, or Buddhist vegetarian cuisine, is served for supper, so we welcome vegetarian participants. The ingredients of tempura are tofu, namafu wheat gluten, yuba tofu skin, and vegetables in season, such as eggplants, lotus root, ginger, and shiitake mushroom. Miso soup and rice are also served.
5. If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 5 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date will be cancelled.

Please contact us on 020 8237 1605 or email info@www.japanspecialist.co.uk

Ref: N260