Tickets for Hozugawa River Boat Ride

Take a relaxing river ride through quintessential Japanese landscapes

Operated by: Hozugawa Yusen Sightseeing Boat Association

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Starting time: 09:00
Duration: 2h
Max group size: 10
Smartphone tickets accepted
Wheelchair accessible: If you can't sit without back support or in an electric wheelchair, please contact the venue in advance

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What's included

2-hour boat ride with expert oarsmen

What's not included

Hotel pick-up
Food and beverages
  • Embark on a two-hour cruise down Kyoto's Hozu River on a traditional boat
  • Soak up typical Japanese mountain scenery as expert guides steer you along
  • Embrace the tranquility of untouched nature as you pass forests and wildlife

Are you into Japanese scenery and nature? It's not just confined to pretty paintings – during this Hozu River excursion, you'll explore the unspoiled beauty of Kyoto on a two-hour cruise.

Take to 'Hozugawa' on a traditional flat-bottomed boat, guided by an expert oarsman. Surrounded by tranquil forests and hills, you're guaranteed awe-inspiring landscapes in all four seasons, whether you choose the silent chill of Japanese winter or to bask in the vibrancy of a cherry-blossom spring.

  • Show your smartphone ticket at the reception desk in the boarding area (of Hozugawa kudari)
  • You may be asked to wait for approx. 30 minutes after your timeslot before the boat departs
  • There's no toilet on board
  • You can bring your own food and beverages
  • Photos are allowed, but please inform the oarsmen if you need to stand up
Hozugawa River Boat Ride
2 Shimo-Nakajima Hozu-cho Kameoka, 6210005, Kyoto
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  • Rescheduling is possible anytime before your visit.

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