Hozukawa River Boat Ride – Nature Excursion in Kyoto

The Hozugawa Boat Ride ( 保津川下り, Hozugawa Kudari) is a highly recommended experience outside of the city, especially for those who have a few days in Kyoto or have been to Kyoto more than once. Here, not only you will experience the scenic boat ride along Hozugawa or Hozu River, you will get a glimpse of the history of the bustling and thriving water transport culture, prevailing Japan over a thousand year ago.