Luggage Shuttle Service Takijiri area to Takahara 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. 

Takahara is a ridge top community overlooking the Hatenashi Range.


●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 (pick-up/drop-off) are booked via Kumano Travel". 


Luggage Shuttle Service Takijiri area to Takahara area
1 piece(s) 2,000 yen
2 piece(s) 2,000 yen
3 piece(s) 3,000 yen
4 piece(s) 3,500 yen
5 piece(s) 4,000 yen
6 piece(s) 4,500 yen
7 piece(s) 5,000 yen
8 piece(s) 5,500 yen
9 piece(s) 6,000 yen
10 piece(s) 6,500 yen
11 piece(s) 7,000 yen
12 piece(s) 7,500 yen
13 piece(s) 8,000 yen
14 piece(s) 8,500 yen
15 piece(s) 9,000 yen
16 piece(s) 9,500 yen
17 piece(s) 10,000 yen
18 piece(s) 10,500 yen
19 piece(s) 11,000 yen
20 piece(s) 11,500 yen
21 piece(s) 12,000 yen


Pick-up Location and Times

Luggage pick-up is available from 7:00~15:10.  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 >>


● 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.

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 >>


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*Requests must be made 10 or more days in advance.
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Transportation Information *
Takijiri Arrival Time* Bus route timetable list >>>
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