JR Kii-Tanabe Station ~ Chikatsuyu/Nonaka

Yume-chan Shuttle Service (Luggage Shuttle)


 Luggage shuttle service between Kii-Tanabe station ~ 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.


JR Kii-Tanabe Station ~ Chikatsuyu/Nonaka
1 piece(s) 6,000 yen
2 piece(s) 6,000 yen
3 piece(s) 6,000 yen
4 piece(s) 7,100 yen
5 piece(s) 8,200 yen
6 piece(s) 9,300 yen
7 piece(s) 10,400 yen
8 piece(s) 11,500 yen
9 piece(s) 12,600 yen
10 piece(s) 13,700 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.
    【JR Kii-Tanabe Station】
    ■ Luggage is collected from in front of Tanabe Tourist Information Center next to JR Kii-Tanabe Station. 
    ■ Tanabe Tourist Information Center doesn't run this luggage shuttle service. It is not possible to keep luggage at the center.
    Tanabe Tourist Information Center is only a meeting point for you and the carrie. The carrier will take luggage directly from the customer.
    ■ Luggage pick-up reception hours  7:45 and 12:15
    While filling out your application, select time in the "Pick-up Time" section. 
    Other pick-up times can be arranged but the carrier may not be able to take your request.
    ■ 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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*Requests must be made 10 or more days in advance.
Contents Type * Travel Service
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