Recommend Drive Course

Kansai International Airport IN OUT

5D4N Route: Nara, Wakayama, Ise

Kansai International Airport DepartureRenting cars

Approx. 1 hr 30 mins

Mt. Koya Okunoin Cemetry

205 493 300*41

The center of religion in Mt. Koya. More than 200,000 tombstones and memorial towers rests alongside centuries-old cedar trees. Inside Torodo Hall lies the mausoleum of Kobo-Daishi Kukai.

132 Koya-san, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama

Approx. 10 mins

Kongobuji Temple, Danjo Garan

205 460 282*77【Kongobuji Temple】

Approx. 1 hr 10 mins

Roadside Station Woody Plaza Kizokukan

527 173 423*36

Approx. 1 hr 15 mins

Watarase Onsen Accommodation

478 226 629*82【Watarase Onsen Bus Stop】

Travel by bus Approx. 30 mins

Kumano Kodo Walk from Hosshinmon-oji to Kumano Hongu Taisha

331 282 540*30

The route from Hosshinmon-oji to Kumano Hongu Taisha is an easy 7km walk on a wide path and is not very steep. You can enjoy the picturesque view of terraced rice paddies and tea fields during the walk.

100-1 Hongu, Hongu-cho, Tanabe-shi, Wakayama

Lunch around Kumano Hongu Taisha

Travel by bus Approx. 10 mins Return to parking lot

Engetsu Island, Glassboat

184 071 570*33【Glassboat Dock】

Approx. 5 mins

Shirarahama Beach

184 041 410*63

A 640m long wide shallow beach with its characteristic white sand made of quartz sand. The coconut trees by the beach give it a tropical feel.

Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama

Approx. 5 mins

Saki-no-Yu Hot Spring

184 010 743*85

Accommodation around Shirahama

184 016 623*47【Shirahama Station】

Approx. 10 mins


184 009 089*06

Approx. 1 hr 15 mins

Koza River Canoe Experience

324 338 835*60【Koza Tourism Association (inside the JR Koza Station building)】

Approx. 30 mins

Shionomisaki Lighthouse

324 060 086*22

Approx. 1 hr

Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine, Nachi Falls

324 887 753*52【Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine】

Worshiped as the protector of agriculture, forestry, marine products and fishery industry, as well as a God known of marriage and granting wishes. The shrine area was designated as a World Heritage Site in 2004. In the compound stands the Hidehira cherry tree, which is a cultural property of the prefecture.

1 Nachisan, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama

Approx. 30 mins

Accommodation around Katsuura

324 743 879*58【Kii-Katsuura Station】

Approx. 30 mins

Kumano Hayatama Taisha Shrine

246 223 402*28

Approx. 1 hr 15 mins

Kihoku Parking Area Hajikami Terrace Rest

331 588 844*55

Approx. 1 hr

Ise Grand Shrine Inner Shrine, Okage Yokocho Ancient Street

118 432 191*88

A lively tourist spot to welcome visitors to the Ise Grand Shrine. With 50 shops standing, Ise must-eats and souvenirs can be found here.

52 Ujinakanokiri-cho, Ise-shi, Mie

Approx. 15 mins

Stay around Ise

118 550 465*33【Iseshi Station】

Approx. 1 hr 40 mins

Ninja Museum of Igaryu

131 675 205*28

Approx. 1 hr

Todaiji Temple, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, etc.

11 386 243*03【Todaiji Temple】

Approx. 1 hr 30 mins

Kansai International Airport

946 357 419*06

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