Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most popular questions with answers!

Tour dates, time, schedule?

    All of our guides are doing tours on their free time next to work and studies. This means that if there are any tours, tours are added as soon as the guides are available, sometimes only few days in advance.

    Make sure to check out our schedule a few days before arrival. If there’s a tour it will be on the events page on our Facebook.

Can I book a private tour?

    Our tours are not private or bookable. ¬†Just find a tour you like to join. Press the “going” button and join us at the meeting spot in time.

If rain, snow, typhoon, etc, will the tour be cancelled?

    We always try to avoid cancelling a tour, but in some cases it’s needed.
    Just always make sure to check the event post on our Facebook before you head out to the meeting spot.
    We always write about current updates, changes etc in the event post.

Places visited during the tour are?

    Our tour covers mainly the Gion and Higashiyama districts, we start in front of the Izumo no Okuni statue, take a walk through the geisha quarters, through Kenninji temple, pass by Yasaka pagoda and finish at Yasaka shrine.