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Okutoro Onsen Yama-no-Yado has joined the Kumano Travel Community!

Okutoro Onsen Yama-no-Yado has joined the Kumano Travel Community!


Okutoro Onsen Yama-no-Yado is a hot spring cottage facility in the upper reaches of the Dorokyo gorge on the Kitayama River.  Kitayama is a small village surrounded by forested mountains beside a lake created by a dam.  Guestrooms are large mixed style with both western style beds and tatami rooms. Meals contain locally produced ingredients including Jabara, a citron only found in Kitayama. The hot spring baths are expansive with excellent views, their modern lines are based on the image of a log raft.  Forestry is a major industry in the region and historically logs were lashed together and floated down the river as rafts.  This has now turned into a major tourist activity and symbol of the village.  Rafting and canyoning are also extremely popular outdoor sports based in Kitayama.


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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…