1. Viewing a maiko performance takes special arrangements, but customers can easily see a maiko dance up close, as well as get dressed in Japan's traditional kimono on this experience plan.
2. Kimono dressing by a professional, plus simple hairstyling and accessories rental are all included.
3. Take photos with the maiko while wearing the kimono.
4. This plan takes place inside the Kansai Tourist Information Center at the Kyoto Tower Building in front of Kyoto Station -- a very convenient location.
|Departure||Mar. 1-Dec. 27: Mon, Wed, Sat.|
|Tour Price (per person)||Mar-Jun, Sep-Dec. 5,500 yen (Adult/Child)
Jul, Aug 5,900 yen (Adult/Child)
|Time Schedule||2:30 - 6:00 p.m.|
|Meals||No meals included.
|Included||Maiko Performance Viewing, Photo shoot with maiko, Kimono rental, Kimono dressing fee|
|Not Included||Meal and drink charges|
|Required When Making Reservations||Please mention the number of participating men and women upon reservation.|
|2:45 p.m. -||Kansai Tourist Information Center Kyoto
This is an unguided plan, so please go to the meeting location on your own. At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
|3:00 p.m.||Kimono Dressing at Kyoto Kimono Rental wargo ?(30 min)
Select a kimono in your desired color and pattern and get dressed. (Simple hairstyling is included. Ornamental hairpin rental is also included.)
[Meeting Location] Kansai Tourist Information Center Kyoto Address: Kyoto Tower 3F, 721-1 Karasuma-dori Shichi(7)-jo Kudaru Higashi-shio-kojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Once done getting dressed in the kimono, customers are free to head outside to their desired location to enjoy taking photos or other activity.
|4:15 p.m.||Maiko Performance Starts at Kansai Tourist Information Center Kyoto ?(45 min)
Enjoy watching the maiko performance (dancing to two songs, as well as an explanation about maiko, question and answer session, and photo shoot).
Note that the performance is not accompanied by live music. Rather a tape, CD, etc. will be played.
|Free time ?(60 min)
Please return the kimono to Kyoto Kimono Rental wargo by 18:00.
|6:00 p.m.||Plan ends
Please head to your next destination on your own.