Is it possible to meet Geisha with a guide?

It is possible, but only in Kyoto. Most of the 200 Geisha of the country live in the former capital of Japan, where they are called “Geiko” and their apprentices “Maiko”.

Two ranges of performances are available, depending on the privacy level, as follow. Pictures are generally allowed but the use of flash is forbidden.

Booking in advance is recommended, especially during high season, for availability reasons.

Geisha Private Diner in Kyoto

PRIVATE TEA PARTY

A 1h30 long tea party (scheduled between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.) with a Maiko in a traditional restaurant’s private room in Kyoto.

The cost varies according to the number of guests:

•    1 person: ~$295
•    2 persons: ~$192 per person
•    3 persons: ~$160 per person
•    4 persons: ~$141 per person
•    5 persons: ~$122 per person
•    6 persons: ~$109 per person
•    7 persons and more: contact us

In addition, budget must include the cost of a half a day tour in Kyoto by person.

PRIVATE LUNCH

A lunch served in a luxurious bento box, with one drink included, to take between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., with a Maiko in a traditional restaurant’s private room in Kyoto.

The cost varies according to the number of guests:

•    1 person: ~$488
•    2 persons: ~$334 per person
•    3 persons: ~$289 per person
•    4 persons: ~$257 per person
•    5 persons: ~$244 per person
•    6 persons: ~$237 per person
•    7 persons and more: contact us

In addition, budget must include the cost of a half a day tour in Kyoto by person.

PRIVATE DINNER

While being the most authentic and traditional experience, it is only accessible to travelers with the most comfortable budget. The kaiseki dinner, with unlimited drinks, starts at 7 p.m. and lasts about 3 hours in a traditional restaurant’s private room in Kyoto. A Maiko will be available to answer your questions and a Geiko will offer a traditional arts performance.

The cost varies according to the number of guests:

•    1 person: ~$1,412
•    2 persons: ~$898 per person
•    3 persons: ~$738 per person
•    4 persons: ~$642 per person
•    5 persons: ~$584 per person
•    6 persons: ~$545 per person
•    7 persons and more: contact us

In addition, budget must include the cost of an Evening Tour in Kyoto by person.

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