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Kumano Hongu Rent-a-Bicycle Now Open

Kumano Hongu Rent-a-Bicycle

This service is great for those who want to explore the Hongu area by bike. It is a very convenient service as you can rent the bicycle from the Kumano Hongu Heritage Center and then drop it off at other locations, including the surrounding hot spring sites: Kawayu Onsen, Yunomine Onsen and Wataze Onsen.

Rental Fee: ¥1,500 / day (Flat fee for one day rental.)
Includes helmets, lock & insurance.

Rental Time: 8:30~17:00, Open year round

Rental Age: 13 years & older

Return Sites:
Kumano Hongu Heritage Center
▫ Kawayu Onsen (Kawayu Midoriya Hotel)
▫ Yunomine Onsen (Adumaya Ryokan)
▫ Wataze Onsen (Kurhaus Kumano Hongu)
Closed Thursdays
▫ Michi-no-Eki OkuKumano Kodo Hongu

Bicycle Type: 24 inch battery assisted (Extra power when pedaling!)
Battery times; strong mode ~17km, auto mode ~32 km
Pedals like normal bicycle.
No need for drivers license.

Course Maps: 2, 3 & 4 hour recommended routes
Courses visit hot springs, sites along the World Heritage Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route, waterfalls, etc.
Course times are estimates.

Insurance Included:
▫ Death payment ¥5,000,000
▫ Hospitalization ¥3,000 / day
▫ Hospital visit ¥1,500 / day
In the case of damage or theft of bicycle, the renter will be responsible for costs.
Please wear helmet. (Not wearing helmet voids insurance)

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NEW Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass

NEW Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass
This is an easy way to do a loop of the Kii Peninsula.

From July 15, 2016 (Friday)
PRICE Adult 11,000 yen Children 5,500 yen (Children 6 to 11 years old)
NOTE: This pass is not available for purchase in Japan.
VALIDITY PERIOD Five consecutive days
AREA ●JR conventional lines: Nagoya-Shingu-within Osaka City (via lse Tetsudo Line or Kameyama, via Kisei Main Line/Hanwa Line) ●Nagoya-Kameyama-Nara-within Osaka City (via Kansai Main Line) Taki Toba (Sangu Line) ●Kansai International Airport-Hineno (Kansai Airport Line) ●Bus routes for accessing Kumano Kodo, Kumano Hongu Taisha, Kumano Nachi Taisha (Only Kumano Kotsu Bus); and Select bus routes
TRAIN TYPES ●Unlimited use of non-reserved seats on ordinary cars on all JR conventional line trains in the subject section. ●Reserved seats can be used up to four times on ordinary cars of limited express and rapid trains. ●Only non-reserved seats can be used on the limited express "Haruka' between the Kansai Inte…