Hike Hosshinmon-oji to Kumano Hongu Taisha
Kawayu, Kumano Kodo, Japan
The hiking trail from Hosshinmon-Oji to Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine covers 7.5 kilometres and typically takes approximately 3 hours to complete.
The trail passes through scenic forest which turns bright green in the spring or deep red in the autumn. You will pass folk-art carvings and mountaintop villages with plenty of panoramic viewpoints. The trail eventually descends into the adorningly beautiful Kumano Hongu Taisha shrine.