6:30h $ 178 up to 8 people
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Stroll in Gion area and Tea Ceremony

by Keiko
(19) Reviews
6:30h $ 178 up to 8 people

Highlights

  • Gion area(stroll and Kenninji temple)
  • Tea ceremony
  • Nishiki food market

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178.00 USD

total price for up to 8 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Overview

•A stroll in Gion area which is known for Maiko(apprentice Geiko) and Kenninji Temple, the oldest Zen temple in Japan.
•Tea Ceremony experience in a real tea house.
•Nishiki food market

What to Expect

Great satisfaction with downtown area through the following.
•real knowledge and deep insight into Gion area and Maiko culture.
•visit to Kenninji temple and enjoying views of the Zen garden which will lead you to the better understanding of tea ceremony.
•tea ceremony served by a tea muster in English in a real tea house in a building specialized in Japanese green tea.
•visit to Nishiki food market where you can find a lot of specialties of Kyoto.

Highlights

  • Gion area(stroll and Kenninji temple)
  • Tea ceremony
  • Nishiki food market

Important

Your booking is accepted only when the tea house is available.

City Kyoto

Depart From Kyoto

Meeting Point At your hotel

Ending Point at downtown area

Duration 6:30 hours

Starting time 09:30 AM

Number of people 1 to 8
What‘s included
  • guide fee
  • hotel puck-up


What‘s not included
  • transportation fee from your hotel to Gion area
  • admission (Kenninji temple/¥500 per person)
  • lunch
  • tea ceremony with Maccha green tea and Japanese confection (¥3,000 per person) .

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day before of the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Organized by Keiko


National Certified Guide

(19) Reviews

Contact Keiko
Response Time 14 hs

Languages spoken
  • English ( License )
  • German ( License )

Hello, I'm Keiko. I have two national qualifications as a tour guide, one is English, and the other is German. I was brought up in Kyoto, among a lot of old Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines.(ex. Kiyomizu Temple, Toji Temple, Yasaka Shrine, Heian Shrine, Fushimi Inari Shrine and so on) Some of them are now famous worldwide and on the UNESCO World Heritage List. From childhood, a daily sight with a lot of tourists from abroad has been quite normal for me. I had already been thinking,"What can I do for them?" (Of course, I'm thinking of it today, too.) And the answer was,"I would be a guide, to make their time in Kyoto much more wonderful". At last, the time has come! There are uncountable sightseeing spots in Kyoto, so you'll need some help, if you want to see and go around the city efficiently. It's much better with a guide who knows Kyoto very well, just like me! And furthermore, it'll lead you to a better understanding of Japanese culture. Don't hesitate to ask me, I can arrange the best trip for you, with a lot of choices and something to fit your taste.

Hallo, ich heiße Keiko. Ich habe zwei nationale Qualifikationen als Reiseleiterin, eine ist Englisch, und die andere ist Deutsch. (Ich habe das Studium von Germanistik abgeschlossen.) Ich bin in Kyoto, unter vielen alten buddhistischen Tempeln und Shinto-Schreinen aufgewachsen. (z.B. Kiyomizu Tempel, Toji Tempel, Yasaka Schrein Heian Schrein, Fushimi Inari Schrein usw.) Einige von ihnen sind heute weltweit bekannt, und auf der Liste vom UNESCO Welterbe. Von Kindheit an ist mir ein täglicher Anblick mit vielen ausländischen Touristen ganz normal. Ich hatte schon gedacht,"was kann ich für sie tun?" (Natürlich denke ich daran heute auch.) Und die Antwort war,"ich werde Reiseleiterin, um ihre Zeit in Kyoto viel wunderbarer zu machen". Endlich kommt die Zeit! Es gibt unzählbare Sehenswürdigkeiten in Kyoto, deshalb werden Sie einige Hilfe brauchen, wenn Sie gut in der Stadt herumlaufen möchten. Es ist viel besser mit einer Reiseleiterin, die so gut Kyoto kennt, gerade wie ich! Außerdem wird es Sie zu einem besseren Verständnis von der japanischen Kultur führen. Bitte fragen Sie mich, ohne zu zögern! Mit vielen Wahlen und je nach Geschmack kann ich für Sie die beste Reise arrangieren. read more


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