- Explore Gion, home of geisha and traditional tea houses
- Enjoy a 10-course dinner and delicious dessert
- One free drink included
- Visit famous Yasaka Shrine
- Explore the gorgeous Shirakawa neighbourhood
Why do we love this
What's not to love about a city street walk and a 10-course feast? We love that this tour gives you a taste of all facets of Kyoto from the history and traditions to the delicious food and drink!
WHAT TO EXPECT
Explore exciting Gion and beautiful Shirakawa and embark on an exciting Japanese journey! A luxurious tour through Japan's spiritual home, this night food tour is a celebration of Japanese traditional culture and Kaiseki cuisine. You'll get to try traditional delights, meet locals and learn about geisha life. There's also a delicious feast of global and local flavours to enjoy!
Your tour starts near the famous Yasaka Shrine and from there you'll head out with your local guide into the streets of Gion. Gion is the city's most famous geisha area and is the centre for Kyoto's arts. Be transported into Japan's traditional past and enjoy exploring the maze of old wooden buildings, teahouses and exclusive Japanese restaurants. Learn about this exquisite part of Kyoto as your guide tells you stories as you walk.
Next, it's time to explore the gorgeous Shirakawa neighbourhood. Whet your appetite with a special Kyoto treat as you wander and learn a little about geisha life.
After you've wandered the city streets, it's time for a delicious traditional dinner. Get ready for a feast! You'll enjoy a 10-course kaiseki meal, a perfect fusion of Japanese and global flavours. Kaiseki is a multi-course meal and uses seasonal ingredients all carefully prepared so the flavours blend beautifully. A visit in Kyoto is never complete without trying a Kaiseki dinner! You'll get to experience some of the area's freshest food like seasonal sashimi, fresh tofu, tempura and a traditional dessert.
This is a 3-hour tour, starting at 5 pm and finishing at 8 pm. Meeting point is at the 1st Floor of Starbucks at The Old Kyoto Gion Hotel.