1. Japan
  2. Kyoto Prefecture
  3. Kyoto
  4. Arashiyama

Kyoto: Arashiyama Sagano Romantic Train and Hozu River Boat

Product ID: 282802
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Enjoy a leisurely train ride with incredible views alongside the Hozu River and a boat ride passing through calm water currents.
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Duration: 7.5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Ticket confirmation within 48 hours
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Audio guide/headphones
Chinese, English, Korean

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  • Sit and enjoy the ride of scenic railway running through the mountains alongside the Hozu river
  • Experience the flow of the Hozu river and the beautiful scenery of the ravine on a boat journey
  • Explore Arashiyama and stroll through the famous Bamboo Grove
Full description
Meet at Kyoto bus station before taking the bus to the Saga train station. Board the Sagano Romantic train and meander on a 25-minute route from Saga station to Kameoka Station, following the scenic beauty of the Hozukyo Ravine. Enjoy the incredible views of mountains and the Hozu river.

At Kameoka station, transfer to the river boat which will sail down the Hozu River from Kameoka to Arashiyama. The cruises are on traditional style, flat bottomed boats piloted by boatmen who guide the craft with oars and bamboo poles. Sail at a relaxed pace down the river for approximately 2 hours, taking in the scenery of the ravine, largely untouched by civilization. 

After arriving at Arashiyama you will have free time of 140 minutes.  Spend some time getting a delicious local lunch or do some shopping at the local stores. After some time exploring, board the bus and make your way back to Kyoto by 4:00 PM.
  • Sagano Romantic Train fare
  • River boat ride
  • Bus fare
  • Japanese tour guide with English, Chinese, Korean audio guide
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Hotel pickup
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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