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③: Experience ①+② pilgrimage trail with YOKO! (~7hrs,10.9km/6 mi)


Licensed Guide

7 hours
up to 8 people
English ( License ), Bengali (Bangla) ( Intermediate )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

If you feel like walking much longer than plan①, let's try plan② too!
Get a local bus from Kumano Hongu Taisha-mae @9:20/10:10 to Hosshinmon-oji (460yen/15min).
Walk: Hossinmon-oji ~ Fushiogami-oji~Look out point ~ Kumano Hongu Grand Shrine~
Oyunohara ~ trail head ~ Yunomine-oji~Yunomine

Use the coupon code WELCOME to get 10% off with this guide


Feel free to personalize this offer with YOKO.

  • Get stamps at each Oji shrines and Kumano Hongu Grand shrine for Dual Pilgrim or just for fun!
  • Yoko can help you to get your Dual Pilgrimage Certificate
  • Boiling eggs and seasonal vegetables in hot spring basin is fun!

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What to Expect

I am experienced Kumano Pilgrimage trail guide and lived in the area.
We will walk the last section of Nakahechi Pilgrimage route and the most highlight walk.
If the condition allows, experience meditation at the forest bath area.
Yoko can help you to get ★"Dual Pilgrim Certificate" in Hongu.

★Dual Pilgrim Certificate: Completed both pilgrimage trails for the Kumano Kodo and the Way of St.James (Camino de Santiago).

Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM
Meeting Point Kumano Hongu Taisha-mae bus stop
Ending Point Yunomine Onsen bus stop

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee
Assist to get Dual Pilgrim Certificate
Tour information

What‘s not included

Transportation fee from Hongu Taisha-mae → Hosshinmon-oji (460 JPY per person, for you and guide)
Hand-made Lunch box (about 1100 JPY per person, for you and guide)
※Prefer to save? Get food from shops near Hongu Grand Shrine. (check available days!)


Please make a reservation 1 day in advance.

Proper clothing and foot wear for mountain hike is essential.
★Day pack
★Rain gear
★Hat,sunglasses, sunscreen
★Walking poles

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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