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Do we need a JRP? If so, which one: 7, 14 or 21 days?

L. de Waal
L. de Waal
over 3 years ago
2 responses

Good morning,

We are very grateful if you could assist us with buying the right JRP.

  • We will be arriving on Tokyo Narita Airport on 22.07.2014.
  • On 28.07.2014 we will be travelling to Kyoto.
  • On 03.08.2014 we will be travelling back to Tokyo.
  • 06.08.2014 return from Tokyo Narita to home.

We do not know exactly what would be the best option, so if you could assist us....

Thank you very much!

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Daniel-san
12232 posts
over 3 years ago
Expert button 2

Hello there,

I would suggest a 7 day JR Pass for your travel and use it for travel from Tokyo - Kyoto and back. The 7 day JR Pass is roughly the same price as a normal return ticket Tokyo - Kyoto on the Shinkansen. Now you get 7 days of unlimited travel for the same price. For instance it would be easy to make a visit to Osaka, Nara, Kobe, Kinosaki-Onsen or even Hiroshima.

Hope this helps!
Daniel

jio
jio
1 post
over 3 years ago

Hi!

I'm heading to Japan this oct and considering if I should get the JR pass (7 days?).
Below is the draft itinerary but pretty much were I would like to cover

11 Oct - Arrive 1600hrs at Haneda Airport
12 to 14 Oct - Explore Tokyo
15 Oct - Tokyo to Kawaguchiko
16 Oct - Kawaguchiko to Kyoto
16 to 18 Oct - Explore Kyoto
18 Oct - Kyoto to Osaka
18 to 21 Oct - Explore Osaka
21 Oct - Osaka to Tokyo
21 to 22 Oct - Tokyo
23 Oct - Flight back home

not quite sure if the above is possible, would like to get your advise.

thanks!
Jio

L. de Waal
L. de Waal
2 posts
over 3 years ago

Hi Daniel,

Thank you very much for your effort. This helps a lot!

Kind regards,
Lavinia


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