Luggage Shuttle Service, JR Kii-Tanabe Station to Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area

Luggage Shuttle (Yume-chan Shuttle Service)


 Luggage shuttle service from Kii-Tanabe station to Chikatsuyu village located in the Hiki-gawa River valley on the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route. Nonaka is a rural area located to the east of Chikatsuyu and is the site of Tsugizakura-oji.

You can meet the luggage shuttle staff in front of the JR Kii-Tanabe station.  This is convenient because then you do not need to take your luggage on the local bus to Takijiri. 

This price plan is often used by pilgrims who are walking from Takijiri-oji to Chikatsuyu.  Takijiri-oji is a 40 minute local bus ride from Kii-Tanabe station.

● Price is based on up to 3 pieces of luggage.
● There is a 1100 yen 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.

We will confirm the price for you during request processing.


●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".


JR Kii-Tanabe Station to Chikatsuyu/Nonaka
1) 6,000 yen

JR Kii-Tanabe Station to Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area

1 piese 6,000
2 pieces 6,000
3 pieces 6,000
4 pieces 7,100
5 pieces 8,200
6 pieces 9,300
7 pieces 10,400
8 pieces 11,500
9 pieces 12,600
10 pieces 13,700
11 pieces 14,800
Etc. Etc.


Pick-up Location and Times

Luggage pick-up is available at 7:45 or 12:15.  Other pick-up times can be arranged.

Possible pick-up locations:
Tanabe Tourist Information Center next to the JR Kii-Tanabe station.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Tanabe Tourist Information 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 Tanabe Tourist Information Center Staff, but DIRECTLY to the luggage shuttle staff.

For pick-up at Tanabe Tourist Information Center, a SET TIME needs to be organized, and kept.

Please choose the meeting time when making the reservation request.

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


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

Drop-off Location

● Drop-off is only available at accommodations in Chikatsuyu/Nonaka area (eg. Minshuku Nakano, Minshuku Chikatsuyu, Irorian Minshuku, Minshuku Tsugizakura, Minshuku Nonaka Sanso)
● Please inform us of where you are going to stay.


Access Information

Tanabe Map

Tanabe Map

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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.
Pick-up Time *
Number of Participants * Male: Female: