Kumano Kodo Walk, Takahara to Tsugizakura-oji

  • Toganoki-jaya near Tsugizakura-oji

  • Takahara settlement

  • Tsugizakura-oji

  • Chikatsuyu Village

  • Toganoki-jaya

Wakayama Local Guide Association


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


Standard rate(2024)
1) 36,500 yen
Peak season(2024)
1) 39,900 yen
1) 36,500 yen


Tour Outline

Course Name Takahara to Tsugizakura-Oji
Distance ~14 km
Time ~7 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 Tsugizkaura-Oji
Maps Kumano Kodo Takahara~Chikatsuyu, Nakahechi Area Map

Tour Options

Meeting Time 8:00
End of Tour ~15:00

Meeting Time 9:00
End of Tour ~16:00

※ 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

※ Maximum 10 people per tour.
※ Price includes insurance fee.
※ Price 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: Wakayama Local Guide Association may not accept children on some guided walks.
● This walk is best for those staying at Takahara.
If you have large baggage there is a luggage shuttle service available from Kiri-no-Sato Takahara Lodge or Tenku-no-Satoyama to next accommodation.

More information about luggage shuttle and storage.
It is usually easiest to order your lunch box from the accommodation. Book a lunch box plan to take advantage of this service.
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.
Bus Timetable #2 to Tanabe.
Bus Timetable #1 to Hongu area.
● wear appropriate clothing and walking shoes.
● be prepared for rain.
● bring a lunch and drinks.



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