The JR TOKYO Wide Pass is for the exclusive use of holders of a non-Japanese passport. (Japanese nationals cannot use it.)
Toshogu in Nikko, claimed as the UNESCO World Heritage in 1999, is one of the most famous destinations for tourists in Japan. Beside the shrine, Tochigi Prefecture is full of attractions; its long history and tradition, nature, hot springs, good foods and various activities.
Ibaraki has beautiful scenery such as Kairakuen, one of the three most famous gardens in Japan, and the national Hitachi Seaside Park, which nemophila dyes the hill all over in bright blue. It combines the charms of the sea and the mountains, and there is a gastronomy brought about by its nature. Furthermore, the Ushiku Daibutsu, the tallest bronze statue in the world, is a masterpiece.
Saitama is an inland prefecture located to the north of Tokyo. As it has an easy access to Tokyo, convenient place to stay. There is a variety of fascinating spots such as Kawagoe which has remains of old houses from the Edo period, Chichibu region surrounded by moderate mountains which is famous for the beautiful scenery, etc. In addition, get a taste of culture, art, sports and local food!
Chiba, prefecture which is home to Narita International Airport, has much to offer including flower-viewing and fruits-picking in season, walking around historical places, visiting Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Brewing industry thrives, specially the production of soy sauce, sake and mirin sweet cooking sake, many breweries accept visitors and offer guided tours. There are also a variety of tasty local foods to enjoy such as fresh seafood, fruits, vegetables, and peanuts.
Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchiko, these two spots in Yamanashi Prefecture are the most visited places in Japan. The area offers various events as well.
Meanwhile, Yamanashi has the popular leisure spot Fuji-Q Highland, hot springs, good foods and wine.
Japan’s capital Tokyo has been the country’s political center since 1603. Tokyo has many spots to visit; Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Skytree, Sensoji temple in Asakusa, the famous Shibuya Scramble Crossing and so on. Tokyo also offers the best shopping experiences, various entertainments and some gardens to relax.
Karuizawa is a mountain resort located at the foot of Mount Asama in the eastern part of Nagano Prefecture. You can enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking and golf in the summer, and winter sports in the winter.
It can be accessed in 1 hour from Tokyo by the Hokuriku Shinkansen, and is popular in Japan as a villa area.
Yuzawa in Niigata prefecture has 12 ski resorts, it is popular for many visitors because of only 80 minutes away from Tokyo by Shinkansen. This town is also well-known for its hot springs. It is easy to have a bath in hot springs at hotels, public baths or even Echigo-Yuzawa station. In addition, appreciate the local delicacies of rice, sake and Hegi soba noodle nurtured by bitter snowy climate.
Gunma Prefecture, one of Japan’s leading hot springs boasting 453 springs. Because of the high quality of the water, you can enjoy the hot springs according to their effectiveness. Blessed with rich nature, you can enjoy various activities in the clear streams such as Oze and Tonegawa. We also recommend sightseeing where you can enjoy traveling using SL and trolley trains that run within the prefecture.
Kanagawa Prefecture is the best place for day trips. The port town Yokohama has Japan’s largest Chinatown and shopping malls. In a historical town Kamakura still old temples and shrines remain till this day. The Odawara Castle and hot springs in Hakone are famous as well.
Izu Peninsula is one of the most famous and popular hot spring resorts in Japan. The peninsula was designated as a Geopark by UNESCO in 2018. You can feel great outdoors with various activities, as well as appreciating hot springs and great local foods! Meanwhile, Shimoda is well-known as the important place where Japan opened up to the outside world and began first stage of modernization towards, it offers several historical facilities.
DAY 1 : NIKKO
Total ￥11,360 with normal tickets
Total ￥8,160 with normal tickets
DAY 2 : LAKE KAWAGUCHIKO
Total ￥8,620 with normal tickets
DAY 3 : KARUIZAWA
Total ￥12,040 with normal tickets
Total ￥14,440 with normal tickets
HITACHI SEASIDE PARK
Total ￥7,780 with normal tickets
★ For ordinary seats and JR’s conventional lines, you do not basically need to make reservations.
You do not need to make reservations. Please find a seat when available. If a train is full, you need to stand. ( First come, first served.)
Seat reservation required
* Please make your reservation at JR EAST ticket offices (Midori-no-madoguchi ticket offices) or Ticket Vending Machines within the area listed on the pass.