Luggage Shuttle Service: Takijiri area to Takahara area

Yama-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. 

Price is based on up to 3 pieces of luggage.
● There is a 1100 yen charge for each additional piece of luggage.

NOTE: Online booking for luggage shuttle service is only available if accommodations are booked via Kumano Travel. Thank you for your understanding.

IMPORTANT: Daily luggage shuttle service needs to be booked at least 10 days in advance.


Luggage Shuttle Service Takijiri and Takahara
1) 4,400 yen


1 piece 4,400
2 pieces 4,400
3 pieces 4,400
4 pieces 5,500
5 pieces  6,600
6 pieces  7,700
7 pieces  8,800
8 pieces  9,900
9 pieces 11,000
10 pieces 12,100


Price Notice
● Price is based on up to three pieces of luggage.
● There is a 1100 yen charge for each additional piece of luggage.
Pick-up Locations
● Kumano Kodo Kan Pilgrimage Center, across the river from the Takijiri bus stop.

(NOTE: often the service providers is waiting at the bus stop)

● Accommodation in Takijiri. 

(If using in reverse direction, accommodations in Takahara)
Pick-up Time
● Luggage pick-up is available from 7:00~14:00. 
● Other pick-up times can be arranged on request.

IMPORTANT: For pick-up at Takijiri-oji a SET TIME needs to be organized, and kept.
Bus Information
● Please include what bus you will be taking from Kii-Tanabe, and the time it arrives at Takijiri-oji when making the reservation request.

Bus timetable from Kii-Tanabe to Takijiri #1.
Pick-up Time Changes
● If there are changes to the set pick-up time, please inform us as soon as possible, as the service provider will be waiting at Takijiri for you at your set time.
Delivery Location
● Accommodations in Takahara.

(If in reverse to Takijiri accommodation.)
Luggage Conditions
● Please DO NOT attach articles, umbrellas, plastic bags, etc to the outside of your bag. 

NOTE: If these are attached luggage may not be able to be shuttled or additional fees will be charged.
● Please do not leave valuables in your luggage. 

Carry them with you.


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.


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.
Transportation Information *
Details of Relevant Transportation Information (time of bus, walking route, estimated itinerary, etc.)
Bus route timetable list >>>
Takijiri Arrival Time* Bus route timetable list >>>
Number of Participants * Male: Female: