Private 3-Hour Sensu (Folding Fan) Tour With Kyoto Machiya Owner

Step into the world of Kyoto’s traditional craftsmanship with the Private 3-Hour Sensu Tour led by a Machiya owner. As you unfold the secrets of sensu-making, you’ll discover the intricate artistry behind these delicate folding fans. But that’s just the beginning. The tour offers a glimpse into the rich cultural tapestry of Kyoto, promising a deeper connection to this ancient city’s heritage. Join this exclusive experience for a journey that goes beyond mere sightseeing, promising insights and memories that will linger long after the tour ends.

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Good To Know

Private 3-Hour Sensu (Folding Fan) Tour With Kyoto Machiya Owner - Good To Know

  • Private 3-hour tour crafting Sensu with a Kyoto Machiya owner.
  • Limited to 4 participants for an intimate experience.
  • Includes private transport, English-speaking guide, and Machiya visit.
  • Suitable for adults, with a minimum age requirement of 18.
  • Non-refundable booking; cancellation or amendments not accepted.

Tour Overview

Private 3-Hour Sensu (Folding Fan) Tour With Kyoto Machiya Owner - Tour Overview

Set out on a private 3-hour Sensu Tour with a Kyoto Machiya owner for an immersive cultural experience in Kyoto. This tour, operated by フードトラベル, offers a confirmation within 48 hours of booking and is conveniently located near public transportation hubs.

Unfortunately, the tour isn’t wheelchair accessible. The experience includes private transportation, an English-speaking guide, and limits the group size to 4 participants. You’ll have the chance to engage in a Sensu-making activity and visit a traditional Kyoto Machiya.

Pickup points are available, and specific accommodation details are required. Participants must be at least 18 years old, and the tour is non-refundable if canceled. Get ready to explore Kyoto’s cultural richness in a unique and authentic way.


The Private 3-Hour Sensu Tour includes private transportation, an English-speaking guide, and limits the group size to 4 participants. Participants will also enjoy a hands-on Sensu-making experience and a visit to a traditional Kyoto Machiya during the tour.

Inclusions Details Additional Info
Private Transportation Comfortable and convenient Driver included
English-speaking Guide Knowledgeable and friendly Assistance throughout
Small Group Size Limit Intimate and personalized Enhanced experience
Sensu-making Experience Creative and interactive Take home your creation

These inclusions ensure a comprehensive and engaging experience exploring the art of Sensu within the cultural richness of Kyoto.

Meeting Details

Private 3-Hour Sensu (Folding Fan) Tour With Kyoto Machiya Owner - Meeting Details

Upon arrival in Kyoto, you will be greeted by the English-speaking guide in the lobby of their accommodation to kick off the Private 3-Hour Sensu Tour experience. Here are some essential meeting details to keep in mind:

  1. Pickup Points: Various pickup locations available for convenience.

  2. Accommodation Details: Specific accommodation information required for seamless coordination.

  3. Guide Meet-Up: Your guide will meet you in the lobby of your accommodation.

  4. Reservation Confirmation: Pickup details will be provided after your reservation is completed.

Make sure to provide accurate accommodation details to ensure a smooth start to your private Sensu Tour in Kyoto.

Participant Requirements

Private 3-Hour Sensu (Folding Fan) Tour With Kyoto Machiya Owner - Participant Requirements

Participants must be at least 18 years old to join the Private 3-Hour Sensu Tour in Kyoto. This requirement ensures that the experience is tailored for adults who can fully engage in the activities offered during the tour.

The tour involves intricate Sensu-making and visits to historical Kyoto Machiya, making it important for participants to have a certain level of maturity and understanding.

While children aged 12-18 are allowed to join with a guardian, the tour is primarily designed for adults. This age restriction helps maintain the focus and atmosphere of the tour, ensuring that all participants can fully appreciate the cultural significance and craftsmanship involved in creating traditional Japanese folding fans.

Experience Details

Private 3-Hour Sensu (Folding Fan) Tour With Kyoto Machiya Owner - Experience Details

Engage in a hands-on Sensu-making experience and explore historical Kyoto Machiya during this private 3-hour tour with a knowledgeable guide. Dive into the following experience details:

  1. Craft Your Own Sensu: Learn the art of making traditional folding fans under expert guidance.

  2. Discover Kyoto Machiya: Enjoy the rich history of Kyoto’s traditional townhouses.

  3. Private Transportation: Enjoy the convenience of private transport for a seamless journey.

  4. Small Group Size: With a maximum of 4 participants, you’ll receive personalized attention throughout the tour.

Set out on a unique adventure where creativity meets culture in the heart of Kyoto.

Additional Information

Private 3-Hour Sensu (Folding Fan) Tour With Kyoto Machiya Owner - Additional Information

For a deeper understanding of the experience, explore the following essential details. Participants must be at least 18 years old to join the Private 3-Hour Sensu Tour.

It’s important to note that this experience is non-refundable if canceled. Plus, there’s a Lowest Price Guarantee in place, ensuring you get the best value for your tour.

When booking, you have the option to select your preferred time slot for convenience. Operated by フドトラベル, this tour offers a unique opportunity to explore Kyoto’s culture through sensu-making and a visit to a Kyoto Machiya.

Make sure to keep these details in mind when planning your unforgettable Kyoto adventure.

Booking Cancellation Policy

Private 3-Hour Sensu (Folding Fan) Tour With Kyoto Machiya Owner - Booking Cancellation Policy

The booking cancellation policy for the Private 3-Hour Sensu Tour is straightforward and non-negotiable. Here’s what you need to know:

  1. No Refunds: Once booked, cancellations aren’t accepted.

  2. Amendments Not Allowed: Changes to reservations aren’t permitted.

  3. Refund Policy: No refunds will be provided for any cancellations.

  4. Reservation Amount: The total booking amount is non-refundable.

This policy ensures that reservations are final, and participants are encouraged to commit to their bookings. For more detailed information on cancellations, please refer to the specific guidelines outlined for this unique tour experience.

Directions for Cancellations

Private 3-Hour Sensu (Folding Fan) Tour With Kyoto Machiya Owner - Directions for Cancellations

To cancel a booking for the Private 3-Hour Sensu Tour, participants must adhere to the non-refundable policy as outlined for this experience. Unfortunately, cancellations or amendments aren’t accepted, and refunds won’t be provided. The reservation amount won’t be refunded if a cancellation occurs. It’s essential to be aware of this policy when booking the tour.

In the event that a participant needs to cancel their reservation, it’s recommended to inform the tour operator as soon as possible, even though a refund can’t be processed. Understanding and acknowledging these cancellation terms are crucial before confirming a booking for the Private 3-Hour Sensu Tour.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Request a Different Pick-Up Location for the Tour?

Yes, guests can request a different pick-up location for the tour. Coordination for an alternative meeting point is possible with advance notice. Simply communicate your preferred location to the tour operator for a smooth arrangement.

Is There a Dress Code for the Sensu-Making Experience?

There is no specific dress code for the Sensu-making experience. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable attire suitable for a hands-on activity. Enjoy the creative process in casual clothing during this unique tour.

Are Snacks or Drinks Provided During the Tour?

During the tour, snacks or drinks are not provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own refreshments if desired. The focus of the experience is on the Sensu-making activity and exploring a traditional Kyoto Machiya.

Can I Bring My Own Sensu Design for the Workshop?

Yes, participants can bring their own Sensu design for the workshop. It adds a personal touch to the experience. The tour allows for creative expression and customization, making it a unique and memorable activity for all involved.

Is There a Restroom Available During the Tour?

During the tour, participants can find restroom facilities available for their convenience. The tour prioritizes comfort and accessibility, ensuring guests can enjoy the experience without interruptions. Rest assured, the needs of the attendees are taken into consideration.

The Sum Up

Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to learn about the art of traditional sensu-making in Kyoto.

With a knowledgeable Kyoto Machiya owner as your guide, you’ll craft your own folding fan and explore the rich cultural heritage of this ancient city.

Book your Private 3-Hour Sensu Tour today for a personalized and unforgettable experience in Japan’s historic capital.