Board the Torokko Romantic Train at either at Saga Station or at Arashiyama Station to Kameoka, the terminal, (about 25 minutes), from where you can take the famous boat ride on the rapids of the Hozugawa River. During the course of the ride, a disguised demon suddenly appears from nowhere and surprises you.
Boat ride on the rapids of Hozu-gawa River
Boat ride on the rapids of Hozu-gawa River This course, a 16km ride from Kameoka to Arashiyama, takes about 2 hours, which features not only thrill-packed rough boating, but, also humorous-shaped rocks like lions and frogs. You can also enjoy the beauty of the season during the ride.
Sagano Romantic Train
Torokko Saga Station
Immediately west of JR Saga-Arashiyama Station
Approx. 3 minute walk from Randen (Keifuku Electric Railroad)
30 minute walk from Hankyu Arashiyama Station
Torokko Kameoka Station
Approx. 10 minute walk from JR Umahori Station
Inquiries: Sagano Scenic Railway