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itinerar check: any other recommendation?

Itinerar check: any other recommendation?

Hello Daniel (?),

Could you be kind enough to check my itinerary below? I appreciate your guidance on whether i should get d 14 day JR pass of if there is another option more suitable.

Thanks!

Day 1 - March 16 Tokyo - at the hostel in Kuramae by 10am - Rest of the day TBA
Day 2 - March 17 Tokyo - Shibuya and Shinjuku
Day 3 - March 18 Tokyo - Leave early for Hakone and sleep there.
Day 4 - March 19 - Hakone - Finish exploring and leave for Kyoto (Explore Central Kyoto)
Day 5 - March 20 - Kyoto - Explore (Morning in Northern Kyoto and Arashiyama afternoon)
Day 6 - March 21 - Kyoto
Day 6 - March 22 - Kyoto - Hikone and Nagahama
Day 7 - March 23 - Kyoto - Nara
Day 8 - March 24 - Kyoto - Explore Philosopher's Path in the morning and Higashiyama for lunch and afternoon.
Day 9 - March 25 - Kyoto - Head to Himeji and explore. Then continue to Hiroshima and sleep there
Day 11 - March 26 - Hiroshima - Morning in Miyajima and finalize Hiroshima in the afternoon. Sleep in Osaka
Day 10 - March 27 - Osaka - Explore full day and sleep in Kobe
Day 13 - March 28 - Kobe - Explore the city and travel to Tokyo in the evening.
Day 14 -March 29 - Tokyo - Ueno, Akihabara, Imperial Palace
Day 15 - March 30 - Tokyo - Daytrip to Kamakura
Day 16 - March 31 - Tokyo - Daytrip to Ito or Nikko
Day 17 - April 1 - Tokyo - Asakusa & Odaiba
Day 18 - April 2 - Tokyo - Narita by 10am

stephtavarez
stephtavarez

Hi there,

I am more than happy to help you find the best option(s) for your itinerary.

Looking over your itinerary, I would certainly recommend a 14 day JR Pass. There's a lot of travel here and you can make outstanding savings compared to using normal tickets. I would either start using the JR Pass when you travel to Hakone or when you travel from Hakone to Kyoto.

The rest looks like an amazing trip!

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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