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7 days pass or 14 days pass?

7 days pass or 14 days Pass?

i will be in Japan next November and i looking forward buy Japan rail pass.
this is my itinerary
Arrival at Tokyo Nara airport on 6 November 2016 i will be stay in Tokyo for 4 days and after i will travel from:
Tokyo to Takayama where i will stay there for one night.
From Takayama to Kanzawa for another 1 night.
From Kanzawa to Kyoto where i will stop for 3 night.
From Kyoto to Koyasan for one night where i will sleep on the top of koya mountain(the funicular is included in the pass?)
From Koyasan to Osaka for 2 night and from there i will leave from Japan.
in total i will stay 13 days.
do you think is convenient for me make the 14 days pass or i can save money and i will do the 7 day pass?
Thank you in advance for your help.
Looking forward hearing from you.


Hello there,

For this route it would be better to buy normal tickets as you travel. This because tickets for the route you want to travel is below the cost of a 14 day JR Pass.

The route Tokyo - Takayama - Kanazawa - Kyoto is almost the price of a 7 day JR Pass, so you could consider one if you can cover the route with it and do a little more with it as well.

Hope this helps,


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