Arashiyama Sagano Scenic Railway and Hozugawa River Boat Tour from Kyoto Instant Confirmation

Cruising down the Hozu River

Enjoy a cruise down the Hozugawa River

Step into a quieter time as you take a relaxed ride on the Sagano retro train. Enjoy the scenery from the windows and from aboard a boat as you cruise the Hozugawa River before exploring Arashiyama.

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Special Present! Arashiyama Discount Coupons (until 2016/12/04)

Further enjoy your time strolling around Arashiyama with discounted entry to local sights, including:
Arashiyama Music Box Museum
Pleasure boat ride or Rickshaw ride
Foot bath hot springs usage
Discounts at local eateries and shops

Valid for all guests on the tour.

Begin with an easy meeting at Kyoto Station, then relax with a nostalgic train ride followed by an exciting adventure down the river on this full day tour from central Kyoto. At the end of the rides, you will find yourself in scenic Arashiyama, where you will have a bit more than 2 hours to explore the area. From the fast flowing river to green forests and mountains, get closer to the power of nature. Close your eyes for a moment and be serenaded by the birds chirping and the shuffling of leaves. Open your eyes to lush greenery in summer, bright yellow leaves in autumn and silvery scenery in winter, before the cherry blossoms repaint the whole landscape pink in spring.
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You can book a maximum of 7.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 88.57
USD 88.57
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 49.89
USD 49.89
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 88.57
USD 88.57
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 49.89
USD 49.89
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but won't have a seat on a bus.
Duration: 7~7.5 hours
(Autumn Season: 7.5~8 hours)
  • Duration: 7.5 - 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide / Ticket Fee for Tram and Boat Ride
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Groups of 8 People or more
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You can book a minimum of 8 and maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 84.23
USD 84.23
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 47.72
USD 47.72
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 84.23
USD 84.23
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 47.72
USD 47.72
Adult fee: Middle school and up. Infants: Free, but won't have a seat on a bus.
Duration: 7~7.5 hours
(Autumn Season: 7.5~8 hours)
  • Duration: 7.5 - 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Schedule: for all packages
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide / Ticket Fee for Tram and Boat Ride
Package detail / Schedule
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Starting time: 09:10 09:30
Starting time: 09:10 09:30
  • 08:55 Check-in at JR Kyoto Station Karasuma Bus Terminal
  • 09:10 Departure from Kyoto Station Bus Terminal
  • Scenic Train Ride (23 min)
    20160802005945_295091286_3077_9 The train ride takes you from Saga Station to Kameoka Station, 7.3km of magnificent scenery. Indulge in a nostalgic ride through Kyoto's picture-perfect natural scenery.
  • Hozugawa River Boat Ride (90 min)
    20160802005945_295091286_3077_9 This is a thrilling boat ride down the Hozugawa River to Arashiyama. Enjoy the surrounding scenery from a different angle!
  • 13:00 Tenryuji Temple and Arashiyama (140 min)
    20160801083356_240463727_3077_9 Relax in the beautiful Arashiyama. Feel the powers of nature at work in this glorious area of rural Kyoto. You can also get a good look at Tenryuji Temple, head temple of a major branch of Zen Buddhism. You can also roam around freely and enjoy lunch in Arashiyama.
  • 16:10-16:30 Tour ends at JR Kyoto Station Karasuma Exit
Notes
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • You are required to present your printed voucher in order to receive your ticket. Participants without a printed voucher will be required to pay the full amount again.
    • Infants must sit in the lap of an adult. No seats will be allocated for infant bookings. If they would like a seat, please book them as a child.
    • Only Japanese-speaking guides are available.
    • The tour company will not be liable for any accidents that may occur when participants are off the bus.
    • The tour schedule is subject to change according to traffic or the size of the group.
    • You are free to have lunch in Arashiyama. Please note that lunch expenses are not included in the package price.
    • This tour will be cancelled if boating at Hozu River is not available.
    • Seats on the train cannot be reserved. You will be asked to sit within a designated area.
    • During busy seasons, additional buses will be added with changes to the schedule.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 84.23
From USD 84.23

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Language Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 7.5 - 8 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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