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Advice on transport. 2007/9/18 17:59
Need advice on the travel pass(es) to buy for this itinerary.
Day1: Kanssai Airport- Kyoto; Visit Kinkakuji & Ryoanji
Day2: Arashiyama & Hozu River Boat Tour
Day3: Ginkakuji, Kiyomizu-dera & Kyoto Handicraft Center
Day4: Higashi & Nishi Honganji, Nijo Castle & Kurama
Day5: Fushimi Inari shrine, Uji & Iga Ueno
Day6: Nagoya
Day7: Nara Park & Todaji
Day8: Horyuji & Naramachi
Day9: Osaka castle; Aqua Liner stop & Umeda Sky Bldg
Day10: Himeji castle & Kobe
Day11: Kobe; Akashi Kaikyo Bridge & Arima Onsen
Day12: Osaka Sumiyoshi Tashi & Shopping Street
Day13: Osaka - Kansai Airport

Also, is there a limit to the number of pass(es) a tourist can buy in Kansai? Pls comment with regards to JR West Rail pass, Kansai Thru Pass, Kyoto Day Pass & Osaka Day Pass.
Thank you.
by AT  

... 2007/9/20 06:41
JR West Rail pass

A maximum of one pass per person if you purchase it inside Japan.

Kansai Thru Pass, Kyoto Day Pass & Osaka Day Pass

No limit.

You may want to visit Nara on your way between Kyoto and Iga Ueno rather than between Nagoya and Osaka.

Access to Kansai Airport:
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2033.html

Transportation in Kyoto:
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2363.html

Kyoto-Nara:
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e4107.html

Nara-Iga Ueno:
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e4353.html?aFROM=2165_4350

Iga Ueno-Nagoya
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e4353.html?aFROM=2155_4350

Nagoya-Osaka:
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3302.html?aFROM=2155_2157

A website to look up train routes/timetables:
http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/norikae/
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