questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

15 nights 16 days itinerary

15 nights 16 days itinerary


Planning our trip to Japan this December. We purchased 14day pass with you.

Please advise if this itinerary is good and time efficient
Dec 11 Tokyo
Dec 12 Tokyo
Dec 13 tokyo
Dec 14 Tokyo (side trip to Fuji lakes)
Dec 15 kanazawa
Dec 16 kanazawa
Dec 17 takayama
Dec 18 kyoto
Dec 19 kyoto
Dec 20 kyoto
Dec 21 kyoto
Dec 22 osaka
Dec 23 nara
Dec 24 hiroshima
Dec 25 tokyo
Dec 26 leave tokyo

We are thinking of alternate tokyo-kyoto-osaka-nara-hiroshima-kanazawa-takayama-tokyo

Please advise a more time efficient in terms of travel time. Also the best day to activate the pass



Hi Belle,

Both routes work and none has any disadvantage. The best day to activate would be on the day that you travel to Kanazawa (or alternatively to Kyoto).

Hope this helps,

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Thanks Daniel


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