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best arrangement - tokyo > hakone > nagoya > osaka > kyoto > tokyo

Best Arrangement - Tokyo > Hakone > Nagoya > Osaka > Kyoto > Tokyo

Hi,

I'm new to Japan and would like to find out what is the best arrangement for 12 days trip.

29 Nov - Touch down at Tokyo, and immediate travel to Hakone (2 night stay)
01 Dec - Travel from Hakone to Nagoya (2 night stay)
03 Dec - Travel from Nagoya to Osaka (3 night stay)
06 Dec - Traval from Osaka to Kyoto (3 night stay)
09 Dec - Travel from Kyoto back to Tokyo and leave Japan on next day (1 night stay)

Could someone advise whether it will be better to get a 7 days pass + some single trips or a 14 days pass to cover the entire trip? What will be the best arrangement if I will to buy a 7 days pass. Any other tips will also be most welcome. Thanks in advance.

desmondlim
desmondlim

Hi there!

I think the best way to travel around would be to buy normal tickets as you travel. The 7 Day JR Pass would be great if you could do your travel from Dec 1 - Dec 9 with it but with your since you've got a nice amount of time in each city the JR Pass would expire before you could make good use of it.

You may want to consider a [Hakone Free Pass]9http://www.odakyu.jp/english/deels/freepass/hakone/) when you travel to Hakone, as it offers unlimited travel on all kinds of transportation in the Area and comes with some nice discounts.

Have a great trip!
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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Hi Daniel,

Thanks for the advise. May I know where can I find the price for single trip, timing and travel duration so that I can work out my traveling plan?

Cheers!
Des

desmondlim
desmondlim

Hi Des,

Yes you can use Hyperdia.com for planning and route information (such as ticket prices, travel time and transfer information). Hyperdia shows a lot of information and this can be a little overwhelming when you start using it. I would recommend reading out blog post on how to plan with Hyperdia to get your started.

-Daniel

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Daniel-san
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