Period offered June 1 to October 15
Cormorant fishing on the beautiful Kiso River.
Enjoy the different atmospheres evoked by the magnificent nature in the day and by fantastical night.
Overlooked by the national treasure Inuyama Castle rising above its banks, the beautiful Kiso River has been home to traditional cormorant fishing for 1300 years.
Scenes straight from a historical picture scroll will unfold before your eyes.Experience for yourself the wonderful skill of the cormorant masters surrounded by abundant nature.
Daytime Cormorant Fishing
Enjoy the superb nature of the Kiso River, a nationally designated place of scenic beauty. This plan combines watching cormorant fishing with a cruise that takes in key places associated with commanders of the Warring States period.
Enjoy a choice of three bento-style boxed lunches together with mountain and river views. After a break by the riverbank, you’ll see cormorant fishing and enjoy a splendid cruise.
Nighttime Cormorant Fishing
Take a cruise on the river while enjoying the pleasant breeze and admiring the illuminated splendor of Inuyama Castle. Enjoy the fantastic spectacle of cormorant fishing by night, lit by torch fires blazing red in the dark.
This plan offers the chance to enjoy premium cuisine onboard, with a menu that includes ayu (sweetfish) dishes prepared in the ryotei- and kappo-styles. After a break by the riverbank, you’ll enjoy the atmospheric spectacle of cormorant fishing by night.
Liner March 20 to October 17
Plan boat Occasional events
Pleasure boats offering seasonal scenery, and plan boats full of character.
Enjoy the kind of soothing relaxation and spectacular scenery only a boat can offer.
Take a river cruise that’s only offered from spring to autumn, and relax onboard while admiring seasonal scenery and the heroic magnificence of Inuyama Castle. Beneath the vast open sky, languid river time flows differently from normal.