questions & answers: itinerary check

10 day japan itinerary

10 day Japan itinerary

Hello I've been torn between a 7 day and 14 day rail pass. Here's our itinerary that is still in the works. Any help would be great!

Day 1: NRT to Tokyo. Staying in Ginza. Going to Tokyo Tower at night.

Day 2: Tokyo (Shibuya, Harajuku station, Yoyogi park, Shinjuku Gyoen, Roppongi, Shinjuku for dinner at the robot restaurant)

Day 3: Tokyo (Tsukiji fish market, Asakusa, Akihabara, Ryogkoku, Ueno Park)

Day 4: Tokyo (Possible trip down to Yokohama and Kamakura)

Day 5: Tokyo to Osaka (Umeda, Osaka Castle, Dotonbori/Namba)

Day 6: Osaka (Edion Arena for Sumo wrestling... not sure what else this day)

Day 7: Osaka (Day trip to Kobe? or Nara?)

Day 8: Osaka to Kyoto

Day 9: Kyoto

Day 10: Kyoto to NRT

justinlapira
justinlapira

Hi there,

The JRPass is best used for longer distances such as Tokyo - Osaka and Kyoto to Narita Airport. While local travel in Tokyo does not amount to that much and it works fine to buy normal tickets or use an IC card like Suica.

With your itinerary in mind, I would use a 7 day JR Pass from day 4 to day 10. This way you cover all the important parts and make great savings compared to purchasing normal train tickets.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

72a8815842aa5db137c135807bd6bb11?s=50&d=mm
Daniel-san
Expert_button_2

Order your Japan Rail Pass Online

Starting from $282.00 for 7 days of unlimited Japan Rail travel

Please note: we are only able to handle order related enquiries via our online direct support. Commercial advertising is prohibited as per our website terms.