Kumano Kodo Walk, Takahara to Chikatsuyu-oji

  • Takahara

  • Chikatsuyu Village

  • Chikatsuyu trail

Wakayama Local Guide Association


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.


Standard rate(2025)
1) 31,500 yen
Peak season(2025)
1) 34,400 yen
Standard rate(2024)
1) 27,900 yen
Peak season(2024)
1) 30,500 yen


Tour Outline

Course Name Takahara to Chikatsuyu-Oji
Distance ~9.3 km
Time ~6 hours
(not including bus transport times)
Difficulty 3
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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

Meeting Time 9:00
End of Tour ~15:00

※ 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 to your 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 Timetables
● wear appropriate clothing and walking shoes.
● be prepared for rain.
● bring a lunch and drinks.



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