Japan Kyoto Prefecture, Japan [JP-AC002] Kyoto Maiko Transform Experience

Guide Language: English Japanese

Duration: 5-8 hour(s)



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Kyoto Maiko Transform Experience

Type: Arts & Culture

Location: Kyoto, Japan

Period: Open everyday 


 Special Price Ticket / Mobile E-Voucher  / Fixed date Ticket  / Advance book 3 Days


 

 Experience

We are conducting the campaign to make everyone satisfied with everything. It is the experience of a lifetime for foreigners, so we offer the special campaign for good deals.
Each professional staffs rich in experience complete make-up, dressing kimono and photography. Our photographers take many pictures for you, it is because we hope your trip in Japan will be nice memory.

Campaign service plan: 

  • Studio shoot plan

White make-up (If you dislike White make-up, you do not need to do it.)
Dressing kimono (You can choose the favorite one from 200 kimonos. This plan comes with a free Japanese socks)
False eyelash (If you need it, please tell our make-up staff.)
Natural wig (Also can decide between normal wig and no wig.)
Photography in studio for 8 pictures (includes a background of Fushimi Inari Shrine)
Photo book ※Our photographers choose the best pictures for you.
CD-R included all pictures
5 postcards
Free time to take pictures by yourselves for 10 minutes
※You can add an optional strolling for 20 minutes (1,800yen) and 45 minutes (3,150 yen).*please pay direct to operator at date of service.
※All prices are excluding tax.

  • Studio shoot with strolling plan

White make-up (If you dislike White make-up, you do not need to do it.)
Dressing kimono (You can choose the favorite one from 200 kimonos. This plan comes with a free Japanese socks)
False eyelash (If you need it, please tell our make-up staff.)
Natural wig (Also can decide between normal wig and no wig.)
※If you choose no White make-up, you have choices no wig or Natural wig. normal wig is unnatural with no White make-up, then we decline it.
Photography in studio for 8 pictures (includes a background of Fushimi Inari Shrine)
Strolling for 45 minutes
Photo book ※Our photographers choose the best pictures for you.
CD-R included all pictures
5 postcards
※All prices are excluding tax.

  • Executive plan

White make-up (If you dislike White make-up, you do not need to do it.)
Dressing kimono (You can choose the favorite one from 200 kimonos. This plan comes with a free Japanese socks)
False eyelash (If you need it, please tell our make-up staff.)
Natural wig (Also can decide between normal wig and no wig.)
※If you choose no White make-up, you have choices no wig or Natural wig. normal wig is unnatural with no White make-up, then we decline it.
Photography
A: Studio 4 pictures (includes a background of Fushimi Inari Shrine)
B: Japanese room 2 pictures
C: Japanese tea room 2 pictures
F: Outdoor photo shooting 40 pictures
Rickshaw for 20 minutes
Strolling for 20 minutes
CD-R included all pictures
10 postcards
Cell phone strap
A~C: Total 8 pictures are into a photo book.
F: Specially selected 14 pictures from 40 outdoor pictures are into another book.
※Our photographers choose the best pictures for you.
※All prices are excluding tax.

  • Executive plan for rain

White make-up (If you dislike White make-up, you do not need to do it.)
Dressing kimono (You can choose the favorite one from 200 kimonos. This plan comes with a free Japanese socks)
False eyelash (If you need it, please tell our make-up staff.)
Natural wig (Also can decide between normal wig and no wig.)
Photography
A: Studio 6 pictures (includes a background of Fushimi Inari Shrine)
B: Japanese room 4 pictures
C: Japanese tea room 2 pictures
D: Gold folding screen 2 pictures
E: A narrow wooden passageway 2 pictures
F: In front of the entrance 2 pictures
CD-R included all pictures
10 postcards
Free time to take pictures by yourselves for 15 minutes
A~F: Total 18 pictures are into a photo book.
※Our photographers choose the best pictures for you.
※All prices are excluding tax.

  • First-class plan 

White make-up (If you dislike White make-up, you do not need to do it.)
Dressing kimono (You can choose the favorite 2 kimonos from 200 kimonos. This plan comes with a free Japanese socks)
False eyelash (If you need it, please tell our make-up staff.)
Natural wig (Also can decide between normal wig and no wig.)
※If you choose no White make-up, you have choices no wig or Natural wig. normal wig is unnatural with no White make-up, then we decline it.
Photography
A: Studio 4 pictures (includes a background of Fushimi Inari Shrine)
B: Japanese room 2 pictures
C: Japanese tea room 2 pictures
D: Gold folding screen 2 pictures
E: Japanese garden 2 pictures
A change of kimono (before you go outside, you change second kimono)
F: Outdoor photo shooting 40 pictures
Rickshaw for 20 minutes
Strolling for 20 minutes
CD-R included all pictures
10 postcards
Cell phone strap
A~E: Total 12 pictures are into a photo book.
F: Specially selected 14 pictures from 40 outdoor pictures are into another book.
※Our photographers choose the best pictures for you.
※All prices are excluding tax.

  • First-class plan for rain

White make-up (If you dislike White make-up, you do not need to do it.)
Dressing kimono (You can choose the favorite 2 kimonos from 200 kimonos. This plan comes with a free Japanese socks)
False eyelash (If you need it, please tell our make-up staff.)
Natural wig (Also can decide between normal wig and no wig.)
Photography
A: Studio 8 pictures (includes a background of Fushimi Inari Shrine)
B: Japanese room 4 pictures
C: Japanese tea room 4 pictures
D: Gold folding screen 4 pictures
E: A narrow wooden passageway 2 pictures
F: In front of the entrance 2 pictures
A change of kimono (after photo shooting A and B, you change second kimono)
CD-R included all pictures
10 postcards
Cell phone strap
Free time to take pictures by yourselves for 10 minutes each kimono
A~B: Total 12 pictures are into a photo book.
C~F: Total 12 pictures are into another photo book.
※Our photographers choose the best pictures for you.
※All prices are excluding tax. 

  • Samurai shoot plan 

Dressing kimono (This plan comes with a free Japanese socks)
Photography
Studio 4 pictures (includes a background of Fushimi Inari Shrine)
Japanese room 2 pictures
Gold folding screen 1 pictures
Photo book ※Our photographers choose the best pictures for you.
CD-R included all pictures
Free time to take pictures by yourselves for 10 minutes
5 postcards
※You can add an optional strolling for 20 minutes (1,800yen) and 45 minutes (3,150 yen).*please pay direct to operator at date of service.
※All prices are excluding tax.

  • Child shoot plan 

White make-up (If you dislike White make-up, you do not need to do it.)
Dressing kimono (You can choose the favorite one from 50 kimonos. This plan comes with a free Japanese socks.)
False eyelash (If you need it, please tell our make-up staff.)
Natural wig (Also you can change no wig.)
Photography
Studio 4 pictures (includes a background of Fushimi Inari Shrine)
Japanese room 2 pictures
Gold folding screen 2 pictures
Photo book ※Our photographers choose the best pictures for you.
CD-R included all pictures
Free time to take pictures by yourselves for 10 minutes
5 postcards
※All prices are excluding tax.

  • Child samurai plan

Dressing kimono (This plan comes with a free Japanese socks)
Photography
Studio 4 pictures (includes a background of Fushimi Inari Shrine)
Japanese room 2 pictures
Gold folding screen 2 pictures
Photo book ※Our photographers choose the best pictures for you.
CD-R included all pictures
Free time to take pictures by yourselves for 10 minutes
5 postcards
※All prices are excluding tax. 

 

 Open time 

  • Open daily from 09:00 am. - 16:00 pm.

 

 

 Information 

  • The makeup can easily be removed with makeup remover and facial cleanser. 

  • Han-katsura (half wig) or Zen-katsura (full head wig) We use black spray if  customer has Dyed hair color (which can be easily washed out and won’t damage your hair) The Han-katsura is an option and is available for an additional 2,100 yen (Tax-excluded ) 

  • For each of the plans, you will receive a photo book at the Head Shop, and an album with photos mounted on paper at the Sakura Branch.

  • About 10 minutes after the studio shoot, you can take photos or a video at the back of the shop at the Head Shop or in the Japanese-style tatami room at the Sakura Branch. Please refrain taking pictures during the makeup or kimono fitting sessions as other customers may be getting dressed. 

  • Photos are processed in the shops’ darkroom on the same day and you can ready for take home with you on the day of service. 

  • The CD-R for the Sakura Plan and Samurai Plan can be purchased for 2,000 yen(Tax-excluded) (The CD-R is 600 yen(Tax-excluded) during our currently ongoing Special Campaign to Celebrate Completion of New Head Shop). The CD-R for all other plans can be purchased for 3,600 yen(Tax-excluded) (The CD-R is 1,000 yen(Tax-excluded) during our special promotional campaign to celebrate the completion of the Head Shop which is happening now). 

  • The photo book at the Head Shop is about 15 cm x 14 cm, and the photos at the Sakura Branch are 2L size (12.7 cm x 17.8 cm).

Facilities:

  • Head Shop’s waiting room accommodates about 35 people and the Sakura Branch about 20 people. 

  • Large washstands are available for customers (Head Shop: 9, Sakura Branch: 6).

  • Head Shop has 76 lockers, and the Sakura Branch has 50, all at no charge. ( Size lockers: 45 cm high x 35 cm wide x 60 cm deep ) You can leave oversized luggage in the corner of the locker room. Please make sure to place your valuables in a locker.  

  • Service place for small children to wait, Please ensure that your child is accompanied by a caregiver while they wait.

 

 

 Video



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 Ticket & Voucher

  • Print voucher or show your e-voucher on your mobile phone at counter ticket also present a valid photo ID/passport along with the voucher number.

  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified.

  • E-ticket is non-transferable, non-refundable and void if altered.

  • E-ticket is valid for one-time for use.

  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, Please check your Junk Mail if you use Gmail email. Please check the "Promotions" or "Updates" tab. or notify us via email.

 

 

 Include

  • Base on booked each ticket plan program

  • English Staff service

  • Photo album + Print photo service (total amount base on each plan program)

  • CD-R included all pictures
  • include Tax of Japan

  • Rickshaw (this option include some plan package) 
  • Styling dress kimono / samurai

  • Special makeup remover for Maiko makeup, face lotion, face cream, towels, tissues and other items (this option include some plan package) 

 

 

 Exclude 

  • Japanese socks with split toe 390 yen (Tax-excluded ) for sanitary reasons. and yours can take home after the shoot. 

  • Exclude Transfer service

Note: you can request option and extra Japanese socks with operator on a day of start service and pay directly to operator in Japan

 

 

 Map

  • The landmark for the Head Shop is Ninenzaka. The landmark for the Sakura Branch is the Higashiyama Branch of Kyoto Bank.

How to get here

Customers coming by city bus

[About a 5 minute bus ride] Get off at the Kiyomizu-michi bus stop

【From JR Kyoto Station】

Take the No. 206 bus at the D2 Kyoto City bus stop near the Chuo exit (central exit facing Kyoto Tower) [About a 15 minute bus ride] Get off at the Kiyomizu-michi bus stop

【From Hankyu Kawaramachi Station】

Take the No. 207 bus heading eastbound along Shijo Street [About a 5 minute bus ride] Get off at Kiyomizu-michi bus stop

【From Keihan Line Gionshijo Station】

Take the No. 207 bus heading eastbound along Shijo Street [About a 5 minute bus ride] Get off at Kiyomizu-michi bus stop

 

Customers coming by taxi

Tell the driver to take you to “Ninenzaka.”

 

Customers coming by car

Please enter the phone number “075-531-2777” in your car navigation system.

  • 20 minutes from the Meishin Expressway South Interchange

  • 20 minutes from the Meishin Expressway East Interchange

  • 45 minutes from Arashiyama

  • 30 minutes from Kinkaku-ji Temple

  • 15 minutes from Ginkaku-ji Temple

  • 3 minutes from Gion

  • 15 minutes from Kyoto Station

 

 

 Reminder

  • After you piad we send confirm voucher sheet back to you for update photo service date within 24 hr.

  • Please arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled time.

  • No show will be charge 100%.

  • Please, refrain from eating or drinking in the waiting room

  • Cannot provide Maiko makeup service to customers with infectious skin conditions *but can still get a Maiko experience with the Non-makeup Plan.

  • If you would like to get studio photos with people you bring along, please inform the reception desk upon arrival. 

  • Please refrain from taking photos inside the shop in consideration of other customers. 

  • Since it’s not possible to go outside if it rains or snows, customers on the “Outdoor Shoot Plan,” “Strolling Plan,” “Shiki Head Shop Plan,” or the “Shiki Sakura Plan” may switch to the Studio Shoot Plan or cancel the reservation at no cancellation fee. *Please make sure to call the shop. 

  • We are very sorry but we are unable to provide service to women who are pregnant regardless of your stage of pregnancy.

 

 Cancellation Policy

  • Once confirmed ticket are Non-refundable.