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Japan’s Night Train: The Sleeper Car Adventure 寝台列車サンライズ出雲 ★ ONLY in JAPAN #32

Japan’s Night Train: The Sleeper Car Adventure 寝台列車サンライズ出雲 ★ ONLY in JAPAN #32

so finally arrived in Tokyo Station and
this is one of 2 sleeper trains in Japan. A really
special experience and it’s going to be traveling 950
kilometers from here to your station all the way
to IZUMO this is called the Sunrise IZUMO
I’ve been on SHINKANSEN bullet trains have been on local trains
that are really slow I’ve been on subways I’ve been on monorails I’ve never been on one of
these This is gonna be fun The IZUMO sunrise express departs
daily at 10 p.m. from Tokyo Station it’s a long ride no food service on board there is a shower Tourists visiting with the JR Rail Pass only need a reservation and it’s free Me? Here’s my ticket. Car 12, Row 4, seat B Is it a seat or is it a bed let’s take a look I’ve been on sleeper trains in europe
India and even the trans Mongolian railroad to moscow but I’ve never seen a layout like this
really Japanese style Take your shoes off It seems a little cramped It sorta reminds me of camping, staying
in a tent or maybe even a capsule hotel These curtains to separate everything have a reading light I can shut this off, and here is a fan pretty cool time to say farewell to the city Big skies, fresh air and new experiences await on the Sea of Japan side only 12 hours to go Goodbye Tokyo let’s have a closer look at this
Japanese style sleeper train 14 cars have go to IZUMO have go to SHIKOKU splitting in Okayama the single sleepers also haven’t upper and lower birth these have doors pajamas pillow slippers and a big window here’s the bed an electrical outlet alarm clock radio and light control comfortable here’s a twin compartment I’m staying in the NOBI-NOBI- Zaseki it’s an open area for laying down but
it’s considered a seat a little hard very little privacy but it
saves on a night at a hotel take off your shoes as I said
japanese-style everything is super clean this sink for brushing your teeth the toilet spotless this train is equipped with the shower
available to all passengers So I’m in the shower room, the shower part Its 320 yen. There’s a limited number
available so buy one as soon as you get on the train it’s 6 minutes. I better hurry up. Everything you need here. There’s thesoap There’s the shampoo. They even have the adjustable lever so you can adjust the hight of the shower so really convenient for tall people. There is even an auto clean feature for when you are done The trains run in back and forth which is really interesting the changing room is pretty small. Better
hit the shower Make sure you adjust the temperature first. 6 minutes goes by pretty quickly It’s freaky. It’s counting down as if it’s going to Y’know I can’t help but stare at that
clock counting down the pressures on Can I rinse off that shampoo in time? live to ride another day I really like this its it’s enough room for me to sleep
it’s kind of a carpet I get my own window which is really
great There is a curtain in the front for checking clothers.A little bit of privacy And the wall separates you from the person next to you So you have a little bit of privacy here. The NOBI NOBI ZASEKI has sheets but
no pillow but I’ve got that covered ready for bed while I slumber on the rails let’s take
a look at why anyone would go to IZUMO? Here is Tokyo on the Sea of Japan side is the Sannin
area it’s considered the birthplace of Japan There is IZUMO Taisha. one of Japan’s most important shrines. Lake Shinji and Matsue, a beautiful
castle town then there’s the crossroads City, YONAGO with beaches and onsen and overlooking it all DAISEN, a stunning FUJI like
volcano with loads of outdoor activities The SANIN area is loaded need more reason to visit? this dream just keeps getting better and
better check this out we’re almost there Ohayo-Gozaimasu IN Japan the Sun rises
around 4:30 in the morning during the summer there’s no food service but a vending
machine can handle thirsty travelers Grab a canned coffee and head to the
lounge car with your breakfast don’t forget to buy something in Tokyo
Station before you board I bought a tonkatsu bento breaded pork cutlets sauce and rice at
Tokyo Station it’s an EKi- Ben. Eki meaning station Ben for Bento Inside, there is everything you need. Chopsticks, sauce. and wet napkin rice with the sour umeboshi plum on top and the breaded pork cutlet put the
sauce on and chow down. Don’t forget to say, before eating The view just got a lot better. an empty stomach is no way to enjoy a
train ride so don’t forget your eki ben, and never
ride alone again The cool summer morning Fog off the rice paddies trapped by the
surrounding hills mysterious mesmerizing reason to ride the rails at a normal
speed at Okayama the train splits The break is fast is there enough time to get a drink from
that vending machine maybe maybe maybe not The fast vending machine run couldn’t be done its easy to make friends in the lounge
and share the beautiful Japanese landscape as and rolls by the big
windows the sky reflex off the clear water in the
rice paddies stunning the train follows a river most of the way. The trip and view from Okayama to Izumo is the best part when you see Dyson that meansIZUMO is not far away back at the NOBI NOBI ZASEKI, the
landscape continues to roll by most of the passengers get off at YONAGO
and Matsue a moment to reflect as we near our final
destination finally IZUMO trains are a big deal in Japan really is special linking one side of
Japan with the other so if you come to Japan with the rail
pass and want to see an area that’s a real
hidden treasure of attractions ride the rails overnight to the SANIN
area do it for the experience and what’s
waiting on the other side see you again SUNRISE IZUMO

Reader Comments

  1. New Japanese train video up! Japanese Scenic Train Experience in Kyoto ▶︎
    Japan's local commuter trains are turning into luxury tourist lines for countryside trips! Impressed by this one-man train car line in #kyoto -john

  2. Bathroom and shower wouldn't work in America it would be broken and full of feces in less than a day no respect for anyone or anything

  3. First time watching your video, wow you've got a really great vibe!. Your voice and commentary makes me feel really happy and itching to travel! Love the style of the video too.

  4. White people should boycott Japan for all they did during WW2.
    This homosexual in the video would get his teeth kicked in if he ever crossed paths with me.

  5. You have to put some numbers up terms of prices and costs, that should give me some prespective! Also you need to focus on the train journey and not the destinations … leave that to the end of your video instead of inserting it in the middle of the video.

  6. wonder if you could buy a few drinks before train arrives and sell them to people at the door for profit? 😀

  7. Seeing all the ways there are to live with very little money , you start to understand how poor someone has to be in order to be homeless over there.

  8. Very cool. You hit multiple details and descriptions of things I would want to ask about if we were talking in person.

  9. You had a backpack only… Question: where would you put your suitcase if you travel around? Is there a storage car?

  10. Great video, really enjoyed it. Never knew Japan was such an interesting place, having only been there once around 1990 on a school trip to Kyoto and the surrounding region.

  11. Taking a shower is like the dryer at the car wash! It counts down and you know the car won’t be fully dry! I’m sure you’re throughly clean but are you rinsed? Haha 😂 I love 💗 this video! Thank you! Great job! Bravo!

  12. wow…I watch this episode again though it's 2019 now. I hope you make videos similar with theme like this soon.

  13. I rode the Chuo line from Yamanashi to Itoigawa and back on the regular train through The South Japanese Alps in the 90s and it was a spectacular ride, though it took me all day. Regular trains are good for checking out the landscape but bullet-trains like Shinkansen and EuroStar are too fast and often hidden in ditches and behind protective walls.

  14. I actually wondered what would happen if Japan applied the Pod Hotel concept to a Sleeper train

    Turns out they already did it

  15. Én szeretem japán várost és hotel nagyon élvézem nagyon körülnézem sok helyet vannak!

  16. You make it seem so fun. And I'm glad you enjoyed it. But personally I think being in a tiny space like that for 12 hours would be some sort of claustrophobic nightmare. At least it's not as bad as the trans-siberian sleeper cars. And Izumo looks like a great reward after the long trip.

  17. 英語の学習と日本を知ることができます。楽しです。
    I can learn English with this video and learn about Japan. It ’s fun.

  18. I love Japan but they have way too much plastic in packaging. They spend a lot of time making the packaging looking so spectacular.

  19. I feel like im watching one of those kids instruction shows except its made by a middle aged man that is forced to do this because money is tight

  20. Hey thanks for this video. Because of it, I was able to plan a Sunrise Izumo trip in 2017, asking a friend in Japan to go buy tickets 30 days in advance and another friend and I went on that 14 hour journey. What a great experience it was.

  21. サンライズ出雲には A寝台 シングル シングルツイン サンライズツイン ソロ ノビノビ座席などの種類がたくさん有ります 岡山ではサンライズ瀬戸の方が先に出発するので駅の自販機で時間余裕で買えます なんなら岡山駅で弁当買えるくらい時間ありますよ


  23. 島根県出身埼玉県在住のものです、ニ度サンライズで帰りましたがノビノビはきつい…背中痛くて死にました(笑)

  24. Hello, I'm curious about finding a video that goes from Tokyo to Hirosaki-Takasugi. I have never been to Japan. My Mom's family is from Takasugi. I don't really know anything about the area. I don't speak or read Japanese. Yes, I'm an American. I would appreciate any help, suggestions. Thank you

  25. Love your channel! I've ridden this train from Kumamoto to Tokyo and it was great – For anyone who is curious about roominess in the nobinobi zaseki, I'm 6'4" and slept comfortably, and you're allowed to bring your small luggage up into your bunk if you're concerned about valuables (even though Japan is probably the least likely place to have something nicked).

  26. I'm sure those Japanese love these foreign vloggers talking into their cameras on public transport. Ha ha! You will receive many respectful bows.

  27. 1 big mistake. ? Have you ever been in the room with some madafuck smelly feet 😆 shoes must put in a bag seal , must wash your feet with supervise 😎btw smelly feet not allow to buy tickets 😆😆😆

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