Kyoto Craftsmen Insider’s Tour

The exquisite cultural vibe of Kyoto has galvanized artists to create and preserve traditional art. 

Take your time to wander through the city. Drop in on artisans who are dedicated to perfecting crafts that will cause your heart to flutter with amazement. 

Discover the essence of washi art. Learn the secrets to fan making. Befriend an artist whose unique skill is to inlay gold into fabrics. 

Delight in the company of all the creative souls, and be inspired by their devotion to achieving mastery. You will spend an entire day immersed in art that was born from Kyoto’s winding history.

Travel Different

Kated is a members only travel club for creative, luxury travel. We provide our members with the inspiration, tools, connections and trip protection to travel their way.


We give you the connections and support to keep travel planning fresh and exciting.


Plan with as many specialists as you want. Book and pay for complex, tailored trips in one place.


Your entire trip is 100% protected, giving you the flexibility to book and travel with confidence.