Special Experiences

Special Tour of Kennin-ji, Kyoto’s Oldest Zen Temple – with Cake and Matcha Tea Time

from ¥30,000

Kyoto

Kyoto’s Green Tea and Art Worlds Meet at Fukujuen, with Art Appreciation and VIP Room Tea Ceremony

from ¥29,000

Kyoto

Sake Brewery Tour, Sake Tasting & Walking Tour of Nishijin in Kyoto

from ¥28,000

Kyoto

Ikebana and Tea Ceremony for the Four Seasons - At a Traditional Machiya Residence in Kyoto

from ¥26,000

Kyoto

Experience Calligraphy and Tea Ceremony in a Kyoto Tea Room – Japanese Culture as Introduced by Calligrapher Tyjun Nagayama

from ¥44,000

Kyoto

Learn to Craft Traditional Japanese Sweets (Manju and Warabi-mochi) at a Historic Kyoto Confectioner

from ¥22,000

Kyoto

Weave Your Own Nishijin Brocade Tapestry at Masuya Takao in Kyoto

from ¥66,000

Kyoto

Warabe Jizo Japanese Buddhist Statuette Carving Experience in Yase, Kyoto

from ¥46,000

Kyoto

Michelin-Starred Kyoto Restaurant Tenjaku : Delight in a Private Tempura Kaiseki Course

from ¥50,000

Kyoto

Tea Ceremony with Seasonal Light Meal in an Authentic Tearoom in Kyoto

from ¥30,000

Kyoto

Private Tour of a Rock Garden in a Historic Kyoto Temple—Includes Gyoza Meditation

from ¥210,100

Kyoto

Learn Suiboku-ga Ink Painting Privately from a Kyoto Artist - Includes Matcha Sweets

from ¥31,000

Kyoto

Zen Meditation Experience Private & Exclusive Access to Kodaiji Gesshin-in Temple Kyoto

from ¥29,000

Kyoto

Pairing Experience of Rare, Organic Japanese Tea and Sweets at a Tranquil Tearoom in Kyoto

from ¥22,000

Kyoto

Traditional Indigo Dyeing in Kyoto’s Countryside to Create Your Own “Japan Blue” Stole

from ¥34,100

Kyoto

Japan’s Unique Kana Calligraphy, Taught by a Prominent Kyoto Calligraphy Family with Four Generations of History

from ¥25,000

Kyoto

Gild Your Own Maneki-Neko and Postcard With Gold Leaf in a Kyoto Suite

from ¥30,000

Kyoto

Special Temple Tour and Zazen Meditation at Kyoto’s Komyo-in, Called the "Rainbow Moss Temple"

from ¥28,000

Kyoto

Personalize Your Own Japanese Knife & Hone in a Premier World Hone Production Region

from ¥33,000

Kyoto

Enjoy Kyoto Kaiseki with a Scenic Garden View & Seasonal Dessert in a Private Bar

from ¥44,000

Kyoto

Hiragana Calligraphy Experience with Calligrapher Saori Kunihiro & Hyogu (Art Mounting) Workshop Tour in Kyoto

from ¥27,000

Kyoto

Matcha Kaiseki Dining & Primer on Dashi Soup Stock at a Ryotei Restaurant in Uji, Kyoto

from ¥39,000

Kyoto

Kiyomizu Ware Pottery Experience at a Century-Old Kiln Headed by One of Kyoto’s Top Artisans

from ¥50,000

Kyoto

Relaxing Tea Ceremony with Exclusive Treats from a Historical Kyoto Confectioner

from ¥25,000

Kyoto

Kimono Workshop Tour & Uchikake Hands-on Experience with Traditional Artisans in Kyoto

from ¥39,000

Kyoto

Private Before-Hours Access to Myoshin-ji Taizo-in for Special Temple Tour and Zazen Meditation —Matcha Included

from ¥150,000

Kyoto

Calligraphy and Ink Painting with Artist Getsuren in a Historic Samurai Mansion

from ¥19,000

Kyoto

Nakamura Tokichi, Uji Relaxed Tea Ceremony Experience with Tea Milling

from ¥14,000

Kyoto

Kataezome (Stencil Dyeing) Workshop: Capture Kyoto's Charm in a Scenic Garden

from ¥39,000

Kyoto

Craft Bamboo Chopsticks in the Kyoto’s Bamboo Heartland

from ¥33,000

Kyoto

Private Curator-Guided Tour of Fukuda Art Museum at Arashiyama, Kyoto

from ¥24,000

Kyoto

The Art of Making Japanese Traditional Confections, Taught by a Kyoto Artisanal Confectioner

from ¥72,000

Kyoto

Sencha-do Tea Ceremony and Matcha Stone Milling in Uji, Kyoto – with Rich Koicha Affogato

from ¥27,000

Kyoto

Enjoy Seasonal Delights and Japanese Spirituality through a Private After-hours Visit to a Zen Temple in Kyoto

from ¥250,000

Kyoto

Special Kyoto Temple Tour: Stunning Fusuma Paintings, Zazen Meditation & Matcha

from ¥29,000

Kyoto

Evening with Geisha in Arashiyama: Kaiseki Dinner and Entertainment

from ¥300,000

Kyoto

Discover the Artisanship Behind Kyoto-Style Kawara Roof Tiles on a Private Tour of Asada Kawara Factory

from ¥30,000

Kyoto

Forge Your Very Own Knife with a Swordsmith in Kyoto

from ¥54,000

Kyoto

Enjoy an Okashi Kaiseki Course with Japanese Tea at a Historic Japanese House in Higashiyama, Kyoto

from ¥28,000

Kyoto

Kodo Incense Appreciation Session with a Master Practitioner

from ¥46,000

Kyoto

Embark on a Delightful Journey in Exploring Kyoto Cuisine and Kappo Culture

from ¥44,000

Kyoto

Craft a Charming Journal with Traditional Handmade Washi Paper

from ¥12,000

Kyoto

Make a Temple-stamp Journal with Centuries-Old Woodblock Prints in Kyoto

from ¥12,000

Kyoto

Kintsugi Experience at Shikata Urushi, A Centuries-Old Japanese-Urushi Shop in Kyoto

from ¥26,000

Kyoto

Table Presentation and Obanzai Meal at Kyoto’s “Asanoya”

from ¥19,000

Kyoto

Kyoto Ceramic Workshop Soryu Gama – Fly-planed Kiyomizu-ware

from ¥28,000

Kyoto

Special Private Tour of Kyoto’s Myokakuji, a Temple Closed to the Public for Most of the Year

from ¥25,000

Kyoto

Make Japanese Sweets with Demonstration at Wagashi Issho, Kyoto

from ¥14,000

Kyoto

Dye a Silk Scarf or Handkerchief with Seasonal Plants at Atelier Shimura Kyoto

from ¥40,000

Kyoto

Shamisen Lesson and Performance at a Buddhist Temple in Kyoto

from ¥15,000

Kyoto

Weave Japanese Accessories with Nishijin Brocade at Masuya Takao in Kyoto

from ¥34,000

Kyoto

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Sake Brewery Tour, Sake Tasting & Walking Tour of Nishijin in Kyoto

from ¥28,000

Kyoto

Experience Kintsugi & Learn to Breathe New Life into Broken Pottery in Minami-Aoyama

from ¥29,000

Tokyo

Miso Making, Amazake & Doburoku Sake Tasting at a Centuries-Old Shop in Osaka

from ¥25,000

Osaka

Special Kyoto Temple Tour: Stunning Fusuma Paintings, Zazen Meditation & Matcha

from ¥29,000

Kyoto

Repair a Traditional Ceramic with Modern Kintsugi Techniques in Nihonbashi, Tokyo

from ¥33,000

Tokyo

Bonsai Creation and Tea Ceremony at Master Kunio Kobayashi’s Shunkaen Bonsai Museum

from ¥27,000

Tokyo

Private Before-Hours Access to Myoshin-ji Taizo-in for Special Temple Tour and Zazen Meditation —Matcha Included

from ¥150,000

Kyoto

Forge a Samurai Knife at Asano Kajiya, a Distinguished Blacksmith's Workshop in Gifu

from ¥42,000

Gifu

The Finest Sake and Paired Bites, in the Heart of Roppongi

from ¥13,000

Tokyo

Kintsugi Experience at Shikata Urushi, A Centuries-Old Japanese-Urushi Shop in Kyoto

from ¥26,000

Kyoto

Make a Traditional Edo Paper Lantern at a Long-Running Shop in Tokyo

from ¥37,000

Tokyo

Woodworking Your Own Chopsticks at Mogami Kogei – with Paulownia Box

from ¥20,000

Tokyo

Craft Your Own Nagoya Folding Fan at a Heritage Fan Shop Near Nagoya Castle

from ¥24,000

Aichi

Maki-e Decoration Experience at a Longstanding Lacquerware Specialty Shop in Tokyo

from ¥32,000

Tokyo

Enjoy Traditional Architecture & Tea Ceremony at a Historic Restaurant Genyadana Hamadaya — Includes Kaiseki Lunch

from ¥39,000

Tokyo

Zazen Meditation Experience at Daitoku-ji Temple, Kyoto

from ¥30,000

Kyoto

Authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony in a Private Tea Room of the Prestigious Master

from ¥25,000

Tokyo

Learn Suiboku-ga Ink Painting Privately from a Kyoto Artist - Includes Matcha Sweets

from ¥31,000

Kyoto

Enjoy Seasonal Cha-Kaiseki at Legendary Restaurant Kobikicho Ohno with a Private One-per-day Booking

from ¥45,100

Tokyo

Zazen Meditation and Goma Fire Ritual Center the Inner Self at the Temple of the Shogunate in Ueno, Tokyo

from ¥32,000

Tokyo

Tour a Sake Brewery with over 300 Years of History and Enjoy a Paired Tasting in Verdant Okutama, Tokyo

from ¥33,000

Tokyo

The Art of Making Japanese Traditional Confections, Taught by a Kyoto Artisanal Confectioner

from ¥72,000

Kyoto

Japan’s Unique Kana Calligraphy, Taught by a Prominent Kyoto Calligraphy Family with Four Generations of History

from ¥25,000

Kyoto

Learn Traditional Tableware Lacquering from a Craft Master of Kamakura-bori Lacquerware

from ¥33,000

Kanagawa

Learn To Tie Mizuhiki Knots and Washi Paper Wrapping With A Mizuhiki Artist

from ¥26,000

Tokyo

Cooking Class in Three Traditional Elements of Japanese Cuisine – Rice, Miso, and Koji – at a Culinary Salon in Ginza, Tokyo

from ¥27,000

Tokyo

Michelin-Starred Kyoto Restaurant Tenjaku : Delight in a Private Tempura Kaiseki Course

from ¥50,000

Kyoto

Steep Yourself in the Playful Erudition of Bunjin Sencha – the Literary and Artistic Salon Culture of the Edo Period –

from ¥31,900

Osaka

Tea Ceremony with Seasonal Light Meal in an Authentic Tearoom in Kyoto

from ¥30,000

Kyoto

Craft a Charming Journal with Traditional Handmade Washi Paper

from ¥12,000

Kyoto

Calligraphy and Ink Painting with Artist Getsuren in a Historic Samurai Mansion

from ¥19,000

Kyoto

Personalize Your Own Japanese Knife & Hone in a Premier World Hone Production Region

from ¥33,000

Kyoto

Meditation, Rituals, and Matcha at a Tea House in Takagamine, Kyoto

from ¥45,000

Kyoto

Hiragana Calligraphy Experience with Calligrapher Saori Kunihiro & Hyogu (Art Mounting) Workshop Tour in Kyoto

from ¥27,000

Kyoto

Japanese Tea Culture Experience & Tea-Based Lunch in Sakai, Osaka — Sen no Rikyu's Hometown

from ¥20,000

Osaka

Traditional Indigo Dyeing in Kyoto’s Countryside to Create Your Own “Japan Blue” Stole

from ¥34,100

Kyoto

Express Your Heart in the Lines of Kanji with Calligraphy Master Kasetsu

from ¥32,000

Tokyo

Matcha Kaiseki Dining & Primer on Dashi Soup Stock at a Ryotei Restaurant in Uji, Kyoto

from ¥39,000

Kyoto

Kimono Workshop Tour & Uchikake Hands-on Experience with Traditional Artisans in Kyoto

from ¥39,000

Kyoto

Ukiyo-e Motif Kataezome Stencil Dyeing Workshop in Tokyo with an Artist

from ¥26,000

Tokyo

Relaxing Tea Ceremony with Exclusive Treats from a Historical Kyoto Confectioner

from ¥25,000

Kyoto

Forge a Katana With a Swordsmith & Dive Into the Rich History of Japanese Swords

from ¥74,000

Saitama

Private Curator-Guided Tour of Fukuda Art Museum at Arashiyama, Kyoto

from ¥24,000

Kyoto

Kiyomizu Ware Pottery Experience at a Century-Old Kiln Headed by One of Kyoto’s Top Artisans

from ¥50,000

Kyoto

Candlelit Tea Ceremony Experience with Kaiseki Meal and Japanese Cocktails

from ¥29,000

Tokyo

Special Temple Tour and Zazen Meditation at Kyoto’s Komyo-in, Called the "Rainbow Moss Temple"

from ¥28,000

Kyoto

Woodblock Printing at Takahashi Kōbō – Dive Into 160 Years of Tokyo Tradition & Ukiyo-e Art

from ¥45,100

Tokyo

Weave Your Own Nishijin Brocade Tapestry at Masuya Takao in Kyoto

from ¥66,000

Kyoto

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Zazen Meditation Experience at Daitoku-ji Temple, Kyoto

from ¥30,000

Kyoto

Kintsugi Experience at Shikata Urushi, A Centuries-Old Japanese-Urushi Shop in Kyoto

from ¥26,000

Kyoto

Legendary Knife Crafting at Wada Shouten – with Personalization

from ¥29,000

Osaka

The Finest Sake and Paired Bites, in the Heart of Roppongi

from ¥13,000

Tokyo

Personalize Your Own Japanese Knife & Hone in a Premier World Hone Production Region

from ¥33,000

Kyoto

Experience the Power of Sumo: Morning Practice Tour and Learn about Japan's National Sport

from ¥26,000

Tokyo

Nakamura Tokichi, Uji Relaxed Tea Ceremony Experience with Tea Milling

from ¥14,000

Kyoto

Woodworking Your Own Chopsticks at Mogami Kogei – with Paulownia Box

from ¥20,000

Tokyo

Repair a Traditional Ceramic with Modern Kintsugi Techniques in Nihonbashi, Tokyo

from ¥33,000

Tokyo

Calligraphy and Ink Painting with Artist Getsuren in a Historic Samurai Mansion

from ¥19,000

Kyoto

Authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony in a Private Tea Room of the Prestigious Master

from ¥25,000

Tokyo

Private Sushi Making Experience with a Master Sushi Chef Trained at an Eminent Sushi Restaurant

from ¥107,000

Tokyo

Zazen Meditation and Goma Fire Ritual Center the Inner Self at the Temple of the Shogunate in Ueno, Tokyo

from ¥32,000

Tokyo

Bonsai Creation and Tea Ceremony at Master Kunio Kobayashi’s Shunkaen Bonsai Museum

from ¥27,000

Tokyo

Forge a Samurai Knife at Asano Kajiya, a Distinguished Blacksmith's Workshop in Gifu

from ¥42,000

Gifu