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It centers on Kumano old World Heritage road and Kumanogawa, and the course is served, and the kayak and outdoor goods are sold with Gaiding of the trekking canoe.

Hiking Trip

1Day Hiking

Omine Okugake: The ascetic Buddhist monk’s training Route to Kumano


Routes focus on Omine Okugake(Shugendo training route). It is hardest route for pilgrims from western Japan. Starting in the 14th century, the Omine Okugake route was extensively used by the ascetic monks on pilgrimage also training from Yoshino Nara.
We are going to hike the part of Omine Okugake route from Kongo no Tawa to Kumano Hongu Taisha. take a break & do devotional exercises at some places. (It takes 5 hours)

Kumano Experience tour group sizes are small for a relaxing, quality trip.(5Max.)

We also offer as well as portions of the Kohechi (Koyasan to Kumano Hongu Taisha) route, Nakahechi route(Takijiri-oji to Kumano Hongu Taisha) and also Omine Okugake “Shugendo training” route(Yoshino to Kumano Hongu Taisha) for hard core hiker to experience the culture and nature of Kumano.
● Kogumotori-goe section(Nakahechi: easy-moderate, 5hours)
● Hatenashi-toge pass (Kohechi route: moderate, 6hours)
● Kumano Hongu Taisha to Tamaki Jinjya
  (Specal offer: Omineokugake route, for the hard core hiker: 9hours)

 *Attention!!: Our guide is Japan Mountain Guides Association(a member of International Federation of Mountain Guides Association) certified moutain guide, not certified the Interpreter-Guide.

Detailed [charge&time]

●Minimum group size: 2 , Maximum group size: 5
●Price: 13,000 yen/ per person (price includes guiding fee, transportation to trail head)
 (Private trip available: 33,000 yen per day/group up to 3 prople, add 1person 10,000 yen to 5 people)
●Meeting place: B&B Cafe Hongu
●Meeting time: 9:30
※Tours subject to cancellation because of weather conditions.
※Depending on the course the meeting and times may change.
Final information will be given after reservations are confirmed.

What to bring

hiking/walking shoes, hat, backpack, drink(water), sunscreen, rainwear, etc.
※We carry basic first aid

Time table

 9:30 meeting~
~10:00 start hiking~
~16:00 finish the trip
※Depending on the course, the meeting place and times may change.
Final information will be given after reservations are confirmed.

Meeting place

B&B Cafe Hongu(in front of Hongu Taisha mae bus stop)

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