Kumano Highlights

Japan hiking walking Kumano kodo

The very best of Kumano – beautiful walks and Grand Shrines

This itinerary is perfect for those who wish to explore the beautiful Kumano region combining walking with other activities and explorations. Walk from Takijiri-oji to Kumano Hongu Taisha over 2 days, explore the beautiful Hongu region, take a traditional boat ride down to Shingu before finishing up in the coastal fishing village of Kii-Katsuura.

Outline itinerary

Day 1 | Arrive Kii-Tanabe – tour orientation | Meals: –
Day 2 | Hike Takijiri to Tsugizakura (~18km) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 | Hike Tsugizakura to Kumano Hongu Taisha (~21km)| Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 | Free day to explore Hongu area | Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 | Traditional boat ride Hongu area to Shingu – overnight Kii-Katsuura | Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 | Conclusion of tour – Depart Kii-Katsuura | Meals: Breakfast

Price $1720 per person based on twin share

This Kumano Kodo trip includes:
Accommodation in Kii-Tanabe (1 night, hotel, twin share basis)
Accommodation along the trek (3 nights, traditional Japanese guesthouses, twin share basis)
Accommodation in Kii-Katsuura (1 night, guesthouse, twin share basis – can be upgraded to a seaside resort)
Traditional boat ride from Hongu area to Shingu
Daily Japanese meals included as listed in the itinerary
Luggage transfers on all trekking days
Briefing in Kii-Tanabe at the start of your walk
Pre-departure pack including track notes, information packs, maps and a Japanese phrasebook

**NOT INCLUDED**
Bus and train tickets
Drinks other than water at meals
Expenses of personal nature

For further details call us on (03) 5976 3763 and speak to one of our staff who’ve done the trip