Torii gates in Fushimi Inari shrine in Kyoto
I have made two sample itineraries of Osaka and Kyoto before. The first one is staying in Kyoto and them moving to Osaka.
Visit Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Kobe for 5 to 7 days sample itinerary
Another one is staying in Osaka first and then moving to Kyoto.
Visit Osaka and Kyoto for 5 to 7 days sample itinerary
But I have received some inquiries about Osaka to Kyoto, and go back to Osaka again. I would like to show you this type of itinerary and think about most effective deal.
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Yasaka shrine in Kyoto Higashiyama area. ©JNTO
I have received inquiries about the trip to Kansai area many times. So I make a basic itinerary that includes Kansai area, such as Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe and Nara only. This is 7 days itinerary. But you can shorten or extend as you can.
Now I would like to tell you the best route and most economical deals about this trip.
Continue reading Visit Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and Kobe for 5 to 7 days sample itinerary
There are lots of NON JR trains in Kansai. Most of them can be taken by Kansai Thru Pass.
If you go to Osaka, Kansai Thru Pass may be your choice. But as I explained about this pass on the post,
How to use Kansai Thru Pass. Compare pass and single fare, we need to take a train many many times. And I compared single fare and the price of pass. But it may be complicated for some readers. Some of you may be overwhelmed. So I show you more detailed itineraries in this post. I hope you can understand this pass much easier. Continue reading Kansai Thru Pass sample itineraries