Luggage Shuttle Service, JR Kii-Tanabe Station to Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area


Luggage shuttle service from Kii-Tanabe station to Chikatsuyu village located in the Hiki-gawa River valley on the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route. Nonaka is a rural area located to the east of Chikatsuyu and is the site of Tsugizakura-oji.


You can meet the luggage shuttle staff in front of the JR Kii-Tanabe station.  This is convenient because then you do not need to take your luggage on the local bus to Takijiri. 


This price plan is often used by pilgrims who are walking from Takijiri-oji to Chikatsuyu.  Takijiri-oji is a 40 minute local bus ride from Kii-Tanabe station.

● IMPORTANT: Daily luggage shuttle service needs to be booked at least 10 days in advance.

● Price is based on number of per pieces of luggage.
● There is an additional charge for each additional piece of luggage.

Please place this price plan into your cart and input the number of pieces of luggage in the request/comments box during the reservation request process.


Number of pieces of luggageTotal Price


We will confirm the price for you during request processing.


6,900 yen
Availability    Open year round

* Prices subject to change.
Infant = 6 and under, Child = 7 to 11, Adult = 12 and over


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Pick-up Location and Times

Luggage pick-up is available at 7:45 or 12:15.  Other pick-up times can be arranged.

Possible pick-up locations:
Tanabe Tourist Information Center next to the JR Kii-Tanabe station.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Tanabe Tourist Information Center does not run this luggage shuttle service, but rather another service provider.

This center is only a meeting point for you and the luggage shuttle staff.

Please do NOT give your luggage to Tanabe Tourist Information Center Staff, but DIRECTLY to the luggage shuttle staff.

For pick-up at Tanabe Tourist Information Center, a SET TIME needs to be organized, and kept.

Please choose the meeting time when making the reservation request.

If there are changes to this time, please inform us as soon as possible.


Please do not leave valuables in your luggage. Carry them with you.

Drop-off Location

● Drop-off is only available at accommodations in Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area.
● Please inform us of where you are going to stay.

Needed Information

Please supply the following information when booking.

Required Information

● Pick-up date
● Pick-up time (7:45 or 12:15) at Kii-Tanabe station
● Drop-off location
● Number of pieces of luggage


Plan Luggage Shuttle (M&S SKAT) | Luggage Shuttle Service, JR Kii-Tanabe Station to Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area
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*Requests must be made 10 days in advance.

Number of Guests Adult (Male)    (Female)
Child (7 to 11)    Infant (0 to 2)    (3 to 6)

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