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Interact with MAIKO and watch traditional performance in Kyoto

2017.01.27

Introduction

Meet and interact with Maiko while you are in Kyoto!
In this program, you will have a chance to talk with Maiko and take a picture with them.

◆ Who is Maiko ?
You might know Geisha, which is highly trained performer in Japan.
Geisha in Kyoto is called GEIKO and person who is on the training process is called Maiko.
Meet and talk with Maiko is hardly experience, since they rarely walk outside and usually do not take time to talk with travelers due to their schedule is quite tight.

Here is the sample schedule of Maiko:
8:00am: Get up
8:30am: Breakfast
9:00am-12:00pm Practice (Dance, Singing)
12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-3:00pm Go to Ochaya facility for greeting
3:00pm Back to dormitory
3:00pm-5:00pm Practice
6:00pm-1:00am Performance

This is a sample daily schedule of the middle ranked Maiko. In addition, beginners spend time for studying on their free time. Average day off per month is 2 days.
*Researched by Beauty of Japan.

◆What you will experience in this program
You will be able to watch their performance and talk with them.
Also, you will have more detailed explanation of Maiko in English after the performance.
Get close with them and learn about Japanese authentic culture!

◆Program Schedule
・Wareshinobu course
12:00pm~1:30pm
- Performance
- Explanation
- Bento, lunch box (Vegetarian meal is available)
- One drink (PET bottle tea)
- Photo shooting with Maiko (Photo flame )
- Japanese hand towel for souvenir

・Ofuku course
2:00pm~3:30pm
4:00pm~5:30pm
- Matcha and Japanese sweets
- Performance
- Explanation
- One drink (PET bottle tea)
- Photo shooting with Maiko (Photo flame )
- Japanese hand towel for souvenir

There are another option for 15 more people.
Please inquire us for 15 more people

◆Pricing
Ware-Shinobu course: Adult: 10,500 yen Child: 4,500 yen
Ofuku course: Adult: 8,000 yen Child: 2,400 yen

◆Important information
During the performance, you are not arrowed to take a picture.
However, you will have a chance to take a photo later, so please focus on to their performance.
If the participants were under 10 people, this program will not be operated, and in this case, we will let you now 7 days prior to your program date.
Then you will be fully refunded.


Tour Detail

Tour Style

Admission ticket


Group Size

Min. 1 person
Max. 36 persons

Duration

90 min.


Destination

What's Included

・Wareshinobu course
- Performance
- Explanation
- Bento, lunch box (Vegetarian meal is available)
- One drink (PET bottle tea)
- Photo shooting with Maiko (Photo flame )
- Japanese hand towel for souvenir

・Ofuku course
- Matcha and Japanese sweets
- Performance
- Explanation
- One drink (PET bottle tea)
- Photo shooting with Maiko (Photo flame )
- Japanese hand towel for souvenir

Please be advised
Arranging fee of Beauty of Japan is included.

Tour Tips

Booking process
1. Please contact us for availability through ‘BOOK IT’ button below.
2. We will check the availability and come back to you within 1 business day.
3. Payment request will be sent via Paypal.
4. Reservation is done upon receiving your payment. Confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

Payment
- Fees shall be paid through Paypal. Currently no other payment method is accepted.

Cancellation Policy
100% cancellation fee will occur for all cancellation