Kumano Kodo Walk, Takahara to Chikatsuyu-oji

  • Chikatsuyu village

  • Kumano Kodo

  • Monkey along the way

  • Chikatsuyu village

  • Kumano Trek guide

Kumano TREK, English Speaking Guides


This walk is from the ridge top settlement of Takahara to the village of Chikatsuyu along the Nakahechi route of the Kumano Kodo.  It is mostly on a forested path that climbs up and over a pass.


1) 28,000 yen


Tour Outline

Course Name Takahara to Chikatsuyu-Oji
Distance ~9.3 km
Time ~6 hours
(not including bus transport times)
Difficulty 3
What is a difficulty rating of walking trails?
Meeting Place Your accommodation in Takahara.
Tour Ending Place Chikatsuyu-Oji
Maps Kumano Kodo Takahara~Chikatsuyu, Nakahechi Area Map

Tour Options

Meeting Time 8:00
End of Tour ~14:00

※ Please specify which tour time you would like to join when making the reservation request.
If you would like a different time, please contact us for details.
Price Notice
28,000 yen per group
1~10 people

※ Maximum 10 people per tour.
※ Price includes insurance fee.
※ Prices does not include transportation fees or meals for participants but does include meals and transportation costs for the guides.
Please contact us for pricing for children. 

NOTE: Kumano Trek may not accept children on some guided walks.
This walk is best for those staying at Takahara.
If you have large baggage, book luggage shuttle service online.

Please note that luggage shuttle is only available for those who made reservations for accommodations via the Kumano Travel site. 7 days or more in advance is needed to book daily luggage shuttles.
Lunch is not included in this tour. Please eat lunch before you arrive, or bring something simple with you to eat along the way.
After Tour
It is easiest to stay the night in Chikatsuyu village, but it is possible to take a bus back to Tanabe or onto the Hongu area.
● wear appropriate clothing and walking shoes.
● be prepared for rain.
● bring a lunch and drinks.



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