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Hikyaku Maruo has joined the Kumano Travel community!

Hikyaku Maruo is a luggage shuttle service, who specialize on supporting pilgrims and trekkers on the World Heritage Kumano Kodo pilgrimage Nakahechi route.  The smiley Mr. Ono is always happy to help visitors. Chikatsuyu village is his home town.  He wants guests to be able to fully enjoy the area, without worrying about their luggage.  Hikyaku Maruo offers pick-up and delivery to accommodations, with the exception of the convenient pick-up option at the JR Kii-Tanabe station.  Please have a pleasant trip!

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Australia Media Press Tour in Kumano

In the beginning of September a freelance write and photographer walked the Kumano Kodo Nakehechi route.

The visit was supported by the Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau and focused on the Kumano Sanzan shrines and Kumano Kodo pilgrimage sites and spiritual history.

Visits to the local onsen were also highlights of the trip.

Thank you very much for visiting us and we look forward to seeing your articles in print in the near future.