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12 days winter -tokyo-yokohama-shirakawago-jikokudani-hiroshima

12 Days winter -Tokyo-Yokohama-Shirakawago-Jikokudani-Hiroshima

Hi There,

I will be travelling to Japan in February (2 Feb - 13 Feb) My itinerary as follow:
Day 1: Yokohama
Day 2&3: Tokyo
Day 4- Day 6: Hokkaido ( exploring Sapporo and Otaru)
Day 7 and Day 8: Osaka
Day 9: Shirakawago
Day 10: Jigokudani
Day 11: Hiroshima

I would like to know if I could use the JRpass while I am in Hokkaido? I am planning to use JRP to travel from the New Chitose airport to Sapporo, then Sapporo to Otaru and then Otaru back to New Chitose airport.

Thanks for your help!


Hi there,

Nice itinerary - it's one I could go for any day!

The JR Pass could be a great help as well. It is valid for all JR trains in Hokkaido, including travel to Sapporo, Otaru and Shin-Chitose Airport.

Have a great trip!

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Hi Daniel-san,

Thank you for your advice!


Yun Zhen


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