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Wakayama Refresh Plan S Wide for Kumano Kodo Visitors

Wakayama Refresh Plan S Wide, a product of the nationwide travel assistance program, will resume on Saturday, November 5, and will continue until Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

※This campaign is for Japanese citizens and non-Japanese resident visa-holders only.

For more information:
Wakayama Refresh Plan S Wide on the KUMANO TRAVEL Community Reservation System.

Re-booking Cancelled Reservations

For guests who had to cancel their accommodation and services because of Covid-19, please understand that making new requests is necessary.

Canceled reservations were released in the system, and there is no automated re-request function.

Re-booking Cancelled Reservations information

New Japan Travel Regulations from Oct 11, 2022

From October 11, 2022, Japan is re-opening with visa-free (for designated countries) unlimited number of international tourist. It is very important that you review the most current information before your travels, both your country of departure and that of Japan. We are not responsible for cancellations that are caused by guests that did not (or do not qualify) for entry into Japan in regards to Covid-19 boarder restrictions.

JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization):
COVID-19- Practical Information for Traveling to Japan
https://www.japan.travel/en/practical-coronavirus-information/

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan:
Information about entering to Japan
https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page4e_001053.html

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare:
COVID-19: Current Japanese Border Measures
https://www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/covid-19/bordercontrol.html

Shiomi-toge Route Closure, July 11, 2022

Shiomi-toge to the west of Takijiri-oji is closed due to landslide cause by heavy rain on July 11,2022.

All Trail Detours & Closures

Yunomine Onsen Public Bath Re-opens April 2022

Yunomine Onsen Public Bath will reopen Saturday, April 23, 2022, after two years of renovation work.

The ticket machine for the UNESCO World Heritage onsen bath "Tsuboyu" will be relocated to the Public Bath ticket booth in the center of town near Toko-ji Temple.

Yunomine Onsen Public Bath information.

Notice of Temporary Closure

Due to temporary closure of the KUMANO TRAVEL Travel Support Center as of Friday, April 1, 2022,last minute travel arrangements such as accommodation, luggage transport, will now be available at the TANABE Tourist Information Center next to JR Kii-Tanabe Station.

For more information about this:
https://www.tb-kumano.jp/en/resources/travel-support-center/

Are you a foreign resident living in Japan?
Are you looking for a way to support a rural community and get a great discount on travel?
If so then use the Go To Travel Campaign and the KUMANO TRAVEL Community Reservation System!
Look for the price plans at accommodations with (Go To Travel Discount Plan)
More information >>

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