Guesthouse SORA Chikatsuyu is located in an old post town “Chikatsuyu” on Kumano-kodo. By staying in Chikatsuyu, you can walk through one of the highlight course of Kumano-kodo, from Takijiri-oji to Kumano-Hongu Grand shrine in 2 days.
Stay + 3 meals plan is recommended.
There are no shops to buy lunch from Chikatsuyu to Hongu shrine on Kumano-kodo.
Nakahechicho Chikatsuyu, Tanabe-shi, Wakayama, 646-1402, Japan
Access by Kumano-kodo walk
JR Kiitanabe station → Bus for Hongu-Taisha-mae → Takijiri Bus stop (45 minutes)
From Takijiri on foot, 7 hours and 30 minutes (13 km)
From Takahara, on foot, 4 hours (9.5 km)
From Chikatsuyu oji, 3 minutes on foot (400m)
To Kumano Hongu Taisha from SORA Chikatsuyu, 8 to 10 hours on foot (24.5km)
We are slow walkers, and we walked from SORA to Hongu shrine in 9 and half hours.
Access by Train and Bus
JRKiitanabe station → （A bus for Hongu-Taisha-mae 65-75 minutes)→ Nakahechi bijutsukan Bus stop 5 minutes’ walk