Takijiri ~ Hongu Area

Kumano Kodo Shuttle Service (Luggage Shuttle)


Luggage shuttle service from Takijiri bus stop to an accommodation in the Hongu area, including the hot spring villages of Kawayu Onsen, Yunomine Onsen, and Wataze Onsen.  

This covers the a section which usually takes two days to walk. It is a helpful and convenient service.

A wooden tag will be attached to your shipped luggage by Kumano Kodo Shuttle with all of your destination and identification information in Japanese.
Please do not remove the tag to ensure safe delivery of your bags. Thanks for your understanding.


Takijiri ~ Hongu Area
1 piece(s) 3,500 yen
2 piece(s) 3,500 yen
3 piece(s) 4,500 yen
4 piece(s) 5,500 yen
5 piece(s) 6,500 yen
6 piece(s) 7,500 yen
7 piece(s) 8,500 yen
8 piece(s) 9,500 yen
9 piece(s) 10,500 yen
10 piece(s) 11,500 yen
11 piece(s) 12,500 yen
12 piece(s) 13,500 yen
13 piece(s) 14,500 yen
14 piece(s) 15,500 yen
15 piece(s) 16,500 yen
16 piece(s) 17,500 yen
17 piece(s) 18,500 yen
18 piece(s) 19,500 yen
19 piece(s) 20,500 yen
20 piece(s) 21,500 yen
21 piece(s) 22,500 yen
22 piece(s) 23,500 yen
23 piece(s) 24,500 yen
24 piece(s) 25,500 yen
25 piece(s) 26,500 yen



Before 20 days
No cancellation fee
8~20 days before
20% of total
2~7 days before
30% of total
Day before: until 17:00 (JST)
40% of total
Day before: after 17:00 (JST)
100% of total
Service Day
100% of total

● No refunds provided if guests do not meet service provider at the designated time and location.

● No refunds provided if the number of pieces of luggage is decreased or the route is shortened after 17:00 the day before.

● An extra fee will be charged if the number of pieces of luggage is increased or the distance of delivery increased.

● Due to reservation changes, if it is not possible to arrange transport with the same provider, arrangements will be made with a different provider. In this case, the first reservation will be cancelled and refunded, and the fixed cancellation fee will be charged if it applies. Then the new arrangement will be processed as a new reservation.
    ■ Pick-up and delivery are limited to accommodations booked ONLY via the KUMANO TRAVEL Community Reservation System in order to prevent problems such as accommodations refusing to accept luggage or loss in transit due to miscommunication.

    ■ Daily luggage shuttle service needs to be booked at least 10 days in advance.
    ■ Luggage is collected in front of the Kumano Kodokan, a 1-minute walk across the bridge from Takijiri bus stop. The carrier will take luggage directly from the customer.
    ■ While filling out your application, under "application contents" and "Takijiri arrival time" select the arrival time of your local bus.
    ■ Please be sure to attach a tag containing your name, phone number and email address to your luggage.
    ■ Put everything inside your bag and DO NOT attach anything, such as umbrellas or plastic bags.

    ■ Additional fees may be charged to luggage not satisfying these conditions.

    kumano kodo luggage shuttle bag conditions

    ■ Transport NOT available for:
          ● Valuable or fragile items
          ● Flammable, hazardous or dangerous materials 
          ● Frozen or refrigerated foods/medicine
    ■ We are not responsible for any loss or damage that occurs during transport.


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