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14 day jr pass?

14 day JR Pass?


here is our itinerary in Japan. Could you please check if it worth to buy 14 day JR Pass?

2015-10-07 Narita Airport-Tokyo (hotel Baigestu)
2015-10-08 Sightseeing in Tokyo
2015-10-09 Hot spring trip Tokyo-Hakone-Tokyo
2015-10-10 Sightseeing in Tokyo
2015-10-11 Tokyo-Himeji Castle-Miyajima (ryokan in Miyajima)
2015-10-12 Miyajima-Hiroshima-Kyoto (hotel Fine Garden Kyoto-minami)
2015-10-13 Sightseeing Kyoto
2015-10-14 One day trip: Kyoto-IgaUeno-Kyoto
2015-10-15 Sightseeing Kyoto
2015-10-16 One day trip: Kyoto-Nara-Kyoto
2015-10-17 Sightseeing Kyoto
2015-10-18 Kyoto-Narita Airport

Thank you for your answer!


Hi there,

Yes a 14 day JR Pass will be worth buying. Traveling from Tokyo - Himeji - Hiroshima - Kyoto - Narita Airport pays for more than the pass itself and you can make amazing savings with all the additional travel added in.

I love the idea of staying at Miyajima, you can walk the island after dark and see the light up of the Tori gate and the coastline of the mainland. You can also use the JR Pass for the ferry to Miyajima, which is a nice bonus.

Hope this helps,


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