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should i buy a 7-day pass?

Should I buy a 7-day pass?

Hello,

My family is planning a ten-day trip in December. I would like to check with you if a JR pass is worth it:

Day 1: Arriving Narita Airport, Tokyo and going to Osaka from there

Day 4: Osaka - Koyasan

Day 5: Koyasan - Kyoto

Day 7: Kyoto - Tokyo

Day 10: Depart Tokyo

For the last 3 days in Tokyo before we depart, what is the best option for us if we intend to travel around Tokyo?

Thank you very much for your help.

amt
amt

Hello there,

Yes a JR Pass will be well worth buying for your itinerary. I recommend using a 7 day JR Pass for day 1-7. The pass is about the same price as a normal return ticket Tokyo - Kyoto/Osaka. Now you get unlimited travel for 7 days for the same price.

For the last day in Tokyo, consider buying normal tickets or day passes. Details are here.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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