Takijiri to Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area, Luggage Shuttle Service

  • Takijiri to Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area

  • Chikatsuyu village

  • Takahara festival

  • Kumano Kodo Kan Pilgrimage Center

Luggage Shuttle (Kodo-no-Mori)


Takijiri-oji is the spiritual entrance to the sacred Kumano Mountains and the start of the UNESCO World Heritage registered Nakaechi section of the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route.  This is a popular place to start walking.

Chikatsuyu village is located in the Hiki-gawa River valley.

Nonaka is a rural area located to the east of Chikatsuyu and is the site of Tsugizakura-oji.

● Price is per piece of luggage.
● There is an additional charge for each additional piece of luggage.
● The prices depends on the number of pieces you will be shuttling.
● 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.

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

We will confirm the price for you during request processing.

Please give your luggage the Kodo-no-Mori "Anchan" shop next to the Takijiri-oji.

Please do NOT give your luggage to the Kumano Kodo Kan Pilgrimage Center Staff, but DIRECTLY to the luggage shuttle staff at the Kodo-no-Mori shop.

Bus timetable from Kii-Tanabe to Takijiri >>

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

● Drop-off is only available at accommodations in Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area (eg. Minshuku Chikatsuyu, Ryokan Tsukinoya, Irorian Minshuku, Minshuku Tsugizakura, Minshuku Nonaka Sanso)
● Please inform us of where you are going to stay.
● If you have a separate reservation number for accommodations, please include this in your reservation request.



Takijiri to Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area
1 piece(s) 2,900 yen
2 piece(s) 3,700 yen
3 piece(s) 4,500 yen
4 piece(s) 5,300 yen
5 piece(s) 6,100 yen
6 piece(s) 6,900 yen
7 piece(s) 7,700 yen
8 piece(s) 8,500 yen
9 piece(s) 9,300 yen
10 piece(s) 10,100 yen
11 piece(s) 10,900 yen
12 piece(s) 11,700 yen
13 piece(s) 12,500 yen
14 piece(s) 13,300 yen
15 piece(s) 14,100 yen
16 piece(s) 14,900 yen
17 piece(s) 15,700 yen
18 piece(s) 16,500 yen
19 piece(s) 17,300 yen
20 piece(s) 18,100 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 Time
● Luggage pick-up is available from 7:00~17:00. 
● Other pick-up times can be arranged on request.

IMPORTANT: For pick-up at Takijiri-oji a SET TIME needs to be organized, and kept.
Bus Information
● Please include what bus you will be taking from Kii-Tanabe, and the time it arrives at Takijiri-oji when making the reservation request.

Bus timetable from Kii-Tanabe to Takijiri #1.
Pick-up Time Changes
● If there are changes to the set pick-up time, please inform us as soon as possible, as the service provider will be waiting at Takijiri for you at your set time.
Luggage Conditions
● Please DO NOT attach articles, umbrellas, plastic bags, etc to the outside of your bag. 

NOTE: If these are attached luggage may not be able to be shuttled or additional fees will be charged.
● Please do not leave valuables in your luggage. 

Carry them with you.


The Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage 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 the Kumano Kodo Kan Pilgrimage Center Staff, but DIRECTLY to the luggage shuttle staff.


Access Information

Busses run daily to Takijiri-oji from Tanabe and Shirahama. (bus timetable #1)

Kumano Kodo Nakahechi Route Guide >>


Date *
*Requests must be made 10 or more days in advance.
Contents Type * Travel Service
★ (Number of piece(s)) *
Transportation Information *
Takijiri Arrival Time* Bus route timetable list >>>
Number of Participants * Male: Female: