Luggage Shuttle Service, JR Kii-Tanabe Station or Tanabe accommodation to Hongu Area

Luggage Shuttle (Kodo-no-Mori)


Luggage shuttle service from Kii-Tanabe station or Tanabe accommodation to Takahara, a ridge top community overlooking the Hatenashi Range on the Kumano Kodo.

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 Takahara.  Takijiri-oji is a 40 minute local bus ride from Kii-Tanabe station.

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

●Online booking for the luggage shuttle services is only available if "all accommodations (drop-off) are booked via Kumano Travel". 

● 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.


Luggage Shuttle Service, JR Kii-Tanabe Station to Hongu Area
1 piece(s) 8,400 yen
2 piece(s) 9,600 yen
3 piece(s) 10,800 yen
4 piece(s) 12,000 yen
5 piece(s) 13,200 yen
6 piece(s) 14,400 yen
7 piece(s) 15,600 yen
8 piece(s) 16,800 yen
9 piece(s) 18,000 yen
10 piece(s) 19,200 yen
11 piece(s) 20,400 yen
12 piece(s) 21,600 yen
13 piece(s) 22,800 yen
14 piece(s) 24,000 yen
15 piece(s) 25,200 yen
16 piece(s) 26,400 yen
17 piece(s) 27,600 yen
18 piece(s) 28,800 yen
19 piece(s) 30,000 yen
20 piece(s) 31,200 yen


● No transfer of breakable items available.
● Please do not leave valuables in your luggage. Carry them with you.
● No transfer of pets.
● Frozen or refrigerated goods.
● Fireworks, gas, or other flammable materials.
● No poisonous substances.
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.
● Tanabe accommodations.

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 Cente 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.


Access Information

Tanabe Map

Tanabe Map

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Date *
*Requests must be made 10 or more days in advance.
Contents Type * Travel Service
★ (Number of piece(s)) *
Number of Participants * Male: Female:
Pick-up Time *
Note ※ This NOTE space is for service provider information related to the details of your booking request only, not for dietary information. Please input vegetarian and allergy information in their respective boxes.