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Night out in Gion district of Kyoto

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Key Highlights

  • Stroll through the old streets of Gion at night
  • Explore the Gion Corner and see a delightful show of seven Japanese traditional arts
  • A traditional Japanese dinner in a Ryokan resaturant is included
  • The tour is accompanied by an expert, English speaking guide
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    09 Mar - 30 Nov: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
    07 Jan - 25 Feb:, Saturday
    17 Mar - 30 Nov: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
    02 Dec - 23 Dec:, Saturday


    Approx. 4½ hours

    Start time

    Start time: Between 05:00pm to 05:45pm, depending upon your hotel's location
    Duration: Approx. 4½ hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Kyoto. (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Kyoto

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Enjoy the traditional Japanese cuisine of tempura and rice dinner in a typical Ryokan restaurant. Follow it up by a stroll through the old streets of Gion, up to Gion Corner where you can watch a delightful show of seven Japanese traditional arts.

    Gion is home to many antique shops, from tiny shops filled with knickknacks or incense or lacquer ware to huge stores that sell samurai gear, antique dolls, folding screens, kimono and more.

    On this evening trip, relish traditional Japanese cuisine and explore the old streets of Gion in Kyoto.


    From your hotel in Kyoto, you will be transferred to Gion in the evening, for Night out in Gion.

    Stroll through the old streets of Gion with your guide. Explore the places which are very popular with overseas tourists. Enjoy puppet show, comic plays, Japanese dance and music. Have your photo taken with a Maiko after the show.

    Walk through the Gion District and head towards Gion Yoshi-Ima Inn. Take part in a private tea ceremony and enjoy the traditional Japanese dinner of Tempura.

    At the end of this superb night out, you will be transfer back to your hotel by 10:00pm.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel Pick up - Drop off
    • Tempura dinner (Vegetarian meal)
    • English speaking guide
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Depending upon your hotel's location, your will be informed about your pick up time
    For hotel pick-up, come to the lobby 10 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

    This tour operates with a minimum of 2 Passengers

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have