Luggage Shuttle Service, KUMANO TRAVEL Support Center to Takijiri-oji/Takahara

Luggage Shuttle (Ryujin Bus)


This luggage shuttle service is a convenient way to send your luggage from the Tanabe area to your accommodation in Takijiri or Takahara so you do not need to carry your bags onto the local bus.

● From the Kumano Travel Shop to Takijiri/Takahara accommodation.

Drop-off at shop between 9:00~12:30.

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.

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

Takahara is a ridge top settlement with beautiful panoramic views.


●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".

● There is an additional charge of 500 yen 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.


Kumano Travel Shop to Takijiri-oji/Takahara
1 piece(s) 4,000 yen
2 piece(s) 4,500 yen
3 piece(s) 5,000 yen
4 piece(s) 5,500 yen
5 piece(s) 6,000 yen
6 piece(s) 6,500 yen
7 piece(s) 7,000 yen
8 piece(s) 7,500 yen
9 piece(s) 8,000 yen
10 piece(s) 8,500 yen
11 piece(s) 9,000 yen
12 piece(s) 9,500 yen
13 piece(s) 10,000 yen
14 piece(s) 10,500 yen
15 piece(s) 11,000 yen
16 piece(s) 11,500 yen
17 piece(s) 12,000 yen
18 piece(s) 12,500 yen
19 piece(s) 13,000 yen
20 piece(s) 13,500 yen


Datails Pick-up Location and Times
● Deposit luggage at the Kumano Travel Shop in front of the Kii-Tanabe station between 9:00 and 12:30.

If you are leaving on an early bus, please use the "Tanabe Accommodation to Takijiri-oji/Takahara" price plan.

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

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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:
Transportation Information *
Please input your Kii-Tanabe Station arrival time transportation information.
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