Luggage Shuttle Service Takijiri area to Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area

Luggage Shuttle (Kumano Kodo Shuttle Service)


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.

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

● 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.


Takijiri area to Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area
1) 3,700 yen

Takijiri area to Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area

1 piece 3,700
2 pieces 3,800
3 pieces 3,900
4 pieces 4,800
5 pieces 5,700
6 pieces 6,600
7 pieces 7,500
8 pieces 8,400
9 pieces 9,300
10 pieces 10,200
11 pieces 11,100
Etc. Etc.


Pick-up Location and Times

Luggage pick-up is available from 7:00~9:00.  Other pick-up times can be arranged.

Possible pick-up locations:
Kumano Kodo Kan Pilgrimage Center, across the river from the Takijiri bus stop.


IMPORTANT NOTE: 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.

For pick-up at Takijiri-oji a SET TIME needs to be organized, and kept.

Please include what bus you will be taking from Kii-Tanabe, and the time it arrives at Takijiri-oji when making the reservation request.

If there are changes to this time, please inform us as soon as possible.

Bus timetable from Kii-Tanabe to Takijiri >>


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

Drop-off Location

● Drop-off is only available at accommodations in Takahara area (eg. Kiri-no- Sato Takahara Lodge, Tenku-no-Satoyama)
● Please inform us of where you are going to stay.


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
Quantity *
Number of Luggage * Please input "1" in the “Quantity” field above and the number of luggage below. 
NOTE: Prices change depending on the number of bags.
Transportation Information *
Takijiri Arrival Time* Bus route timetable list >>>
Number of Participants * Male: Female: