Luggage Transfer services

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Kayin Yong 2016/03/02

My family of 3 is planning to walk some parts of the Nakasendo ways in late March. We will stay in Minshuku or Ryokan at different towns in Magome, Tsumago, Kiso-Fukushima and Narai. Can you advise if there is any luggage transfer services between towns / Ryokan available so we can walk with only light bag pack? Many thanks!Kayin

Nagano Prefecture Tourism PR character “Arukuma” 2016/03/03

Hi Kayin, My name is Blair Guardia with the Nagano prefecture tourism department. Luggage delivery service is offered between Magome and Tsumago post towns because the walk between them is very popular. I don\’t think that similar services are available between other areas, so I would recommend traveling with your luggage by train. You can ask at your ryokan and they may have a special service available. For Magome/Tsumago, you can drop your luggage off at the Tourism Information center between 8:30 and 11:30, and it will arrive at the Tourism Information center at your destination between 13:00 and 17:00 on the same day. Each piece of luggage costs 500 yen to deliver. I hope that helps answer your question! -Blair

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