Kansai Area Pass is recommended to those who want to travel around Kansai area, such as Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Wakayama, and Kobe.
If you want to travel further, check Kansai Wide Area Pass.
With Kansai Wide Area Pass, you can travel around Kansai area, such as Kansai Airport, Osaka, Universal City, Kyoto, Nara, Wakayama, Kobe, like you can do with Kansai Area Pass.
In addition, you can travel to Shirahama, Kii-Katsuura, Okayama, Tottori, and Takamatsu in Shikoku island with Kansai Wide Area Pass.
Also, you can take Sanyo Shinkansen (bullet train) between Shin-Osaka and Okayama, which you can save your traveling time.
If you feel Kansai Area Pass is not enough for your plan, consider to purchase Kansai Wide Area Pass.
Kansai Wide Area Pass is valid for 5 days. And it costs 9,000 yen for adult and 4,500 yen for child.
You can purchase this pass at JR West station after arriving in Japan. However, if you purchase this pass in Japan, it costs 10,000 yen for adult and 5,000 yen for child.
Since you can use this pass for non-reserved seats on Airport Express train, Haruka from Kansai International Airport, we recommend you to purchase it before arriving in Japan.