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13 Days Korea, Japan Hiroshima, Kansai, Kanto Deluxe Tour

Tour Code: KGB13E

Dates & Rates

Highlights

  • Imperial Palace of the Joseon Dynasty & Bukchon Hanok Village
  • Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Golden Pavilion & Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine
  • Take the Shinkansen (high-speed train) from Kyoto - Hakone
  • Free Leisure Days in Osaka and Tokyo!

Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Seoul
Arrive at Seoul Incheon International Airport. For arrival between the hours of 10:30am – 9:30pm into Incheon Airport Terminal 1, you will meet a tour guide on the 1st Floor Arrival Hall at Door 12. For guests arriving at Terminal 2, please make your own way by airport terminal bus to Terminal 1 to meet the guide for a group transfer. Guests who arrive before or after the designated time can take the free hotel shuttle to the hotel at Gate14, Terminal 1. (The hotel check-in time is after 2pm) *It is an approximate 10USD/per car cost to transfer to the hotel by taxi.
Hotel: Howard Johnson Hotel Incheon Airport or similar

Day 2: Seoul – Gangwon-do
After breakfast, visit the “Dae Jang Geum Theme Park”, which is Korea’s first TV drama theme park and one of the major shooting venues for <Dai Jang-Igma>. Afterwards, you can visit Nami Island, where the Korean drama “Winter Sonata” was recorded. The island is full of meadows and walking trails. The island is where the two main characters begin and end their dramatic love story. Soyang Skywalk is a recently emerged attraction located in the middle section of the pedal lane. It is not only a beautiful viewing platform but also a good place for a photo stop. Skywalk is a transparent glass about 12 meters high from the water surface. The platform allows the illusion of walking on air and falling into the water, giving people a thrilling sensation. Then, go to Seoraksan National Park, which is one of the eastern peaks of South Korea located in a famous tourist attraction in Gangwon-do. Also known as snow-capped mountains, each year it snows early and remains there for a long time. Afterwards, visit Shinhungsa Temple. Dinner to the hotel to rest. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Seoraksan Hotel or similar

Day 3: Gangwon-do – Seoul
After breakfast, visit the Imperial Palace of the Joseon Dynasty – Gyeongbokgung Palace, National Museum of Folklore, and watch the changing of the guards ceremony from the Joseon Dynasty. Later, go to Bukchon Hanok Village. It is a well-preserved 600-year-old Korean traditional residential area in Seoul. The village is best known for its eight views of Bukchon. Afterwards, visit the N Seoul Tower (Photo stop). Afterwards, visit one of Korea’s most representative spots- Namdaemun Market for shopping. Then, check out the Trick Eye 3D Art Museum before dinner. Return to the hotel and rest afterwards. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Sheraton Seoul Palace Hotel or similar

Day 4: Seoul
After the breakfast, free day at leisure in the city Seoul. The rest of meals, please arrange on own. (B)
Hotel: Sheraton Seoul Palace Hotel or similar

Day 5: Seoul – Osaka
After breakfast, you can take the bus on own expense (USD15/per person) to Incheon Airport (Buses will run for the flight departing time between 10:00am to 18:00pm) The free pick-up service is available for all flights which arrive from 11am to 9 pm at Osaka Kansai Airport Terminal 1. When guests arrive, a guide will be onsite to assist you to take a train or bus to the hotel. Travelers who arrive at the other times can take the limo bus on own expense (The fare costs around 30USD/PP) to the hotel. The hotel check-in is available after 3pm with your passport. (B)
Hotel: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka or Hotel Hanshin or similar

Day 6: Osaka – Hiroshima 
After breakfast, proceed to Hiroshima. Upon arrival, take ship to Miyajima, it is one of the top three scenic spots in Japan, has long been regarded as an Island of Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. It is a romantic and historical island where ltsukushima Shrine, a World Heritage site, is located, along with the Virgin Forest of Mt. Misen, and numerous preserved shrines, temples and historical monuments. Then, visit ltsukushima Shinto Shrine, the Floating Shrine on the Sea has more than 1400 years of history, fits well with the Prussian blue sea, and the green of the virgin forest, recreating the elegance of the Heian era. Lunch and dinner are on your own arrangement. (B)
Hotel: Grand Prince Hotel Hiroshima or similar

Day 7: Hiroshima – Osaka
After breakfast, visit the Atomic Bomb Dome, an open space commemorating one of the darkest moments in Japanese history. It is the only structure that wasn’t completely leveled after the devastating nuclear attack in 1945, used to be the Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall. Then, head to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Hall displays the items left by the victims and related materials of the atomic bombing with the goal of promoting peace in the hope that history not is repeated. Coach back to Osaka. Lunch and dinner are on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport or Bellevue Garden Hotel Kansai Airport or similar

Day 8: Osaka – Kyoto
In the morning, visit the Osaka Fish Market-Kuromon Market and enjoy a variety of fishery cuisine and sushi. Afterwards, visit Osaka’s landmark – Osaka Castle Park (not go up). Then, accompanied by a guide, take the Shinkansen (high-speed train) to Kyoto (Baggage carried on own). In the afternoon, visit the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, a World Cultural Heritage site and the oldest temple in Kyoto, and stroll along the Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka Streets. Later on, visit Fushimi lnari Taisha Shrine where worship the deity of a good harvest and success in business. The seemingly endless path of vibrant orange torii gates leading up Mt. lnari makes for an impressive setting and is one of the most famous images of Japan. Dinner is on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Henn na Hotel Kyoto or Daiwa Roynet Hotel or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or similar

Day 9: Kyoto 
After breakfast, head to Arashiyama Area. Enjoy some of Kyoto’s most picturesque scenery by the Sagano Scenic Railway. Visit Togetsukyo Bridge and walk through Bamboo Forest. After, visit the Nijo Castle, it is one of the best-known castles in Japan, due to its historical importance for Edo period and UNESCO World Heritage status. Here, you could also enjoy a great view in all seasons. Then, proceed to Gian. It is a good place to experience the ancient charm and culture of Kyoto. Visit Yasaka Shrine, the shrine is almost always buzzing with energy, with eager devotees flocking to receive blessings and pray for good fortune. Walk on Hanamachi Street, the most stylish geisha district in Japan from the Edo period. In the evening, you may see some geishas passing by on the street. Dinner is on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Henn na Hotel Kyoto or Daiwa Roynet Hotel or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or similar

Day 10: Kyoto – Hakone
After breakfast, proceed to Hakone, stop by Jewelry store. Later on, visit Tea House in Shizuoka to learn the traditional tea culture of Japan and have a rest here. After arriving in Hakone, transfer to hotel for rest. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Fujinobou Kaen Hotel or similar

Day 11: Hakone – Tokyo
In the morning, take a boat to see the beauty of Lake Ashi. Lake Ashi is a great place to see the views of Mount Fuji. Afterwards, visit Mt. Fuji 5th Station, located halfway up the mountain (If weather not permitting, go to Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center instead). Then, head to Oshino Hakkai. Bridges and pathways lead you around and over the tranquil ponds there. The traditional buildings, slowly spinning water wheels and amazing view of Mt. Fuji all transport you to another era. Later on, proceed to Tokyo, have a photo stop at Tokyo Tower. Enjoy your time in Shibuya, the center of Tokyo’s cutting-edge culture. Dinner is on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Shinjuku Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Toshi Center Hotel or Hyatt Regency Tokyo or similar

Day 12: Tokyo
After breakfast, visit the Imperial Palace Out Gardens, Imperial Palace is the home of the Emperor of Japan. The view of the famous Nijubashi Bridge is highlight of the garden. Watch the tallest standing tower in the world-Tokyo Skytree from afar. Later on, visit Senso-ji Temple, which is the oldest temple in Tokyo, surrounded by imposing gates and the vibrant stalls of Nakamise Dori, Sensoji is a must-see destination during your trip in Japan. Visit the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, a pleasant and refreshing escape from Tokyo’s concrete cityscape. Later on, visit the Ginza Tokyu Plaza, Ginza is the opulent downtown district of for the best offerings in fine dining and luxury brand shopping. Dinner is on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Shinjuku Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Toshi Center Hotel or Hyatt Regency Tokyo or similar

Day 13: Leave Tokyo
After breakfast, take limousine bus on your own expense and arrangement from the hotel to the airport for the homebound flight. The end of journey. (B)

 

Images

Remarks

  • The above tour fares are based on US Dollar.
  • Adult rate is based on a minimum of 2 people group.
  • The rates exclude all the airfare, train fare, Visa fee, personal insurance, and expense.
  • The designated optional tours and gratuity will be charged mandatorily.
  • The cancellation and change dates policies, please refer to the general terms and conditions.
  • An extra transfer to and from the hotel/airport is $30/per person
  • All the guests have to stay with the group at all time. If absent, a person will be charged $60/per day.

We reserve the right to change itinerary and prices without prior notice.

Click here to see all the Terms and Conditions.

  • Imperial Palace of the Joseon Dynasty & Bukchon Hanok Village
  • Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Golden Pavilion & Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine
  • Take the Shinkansen (high-speed train) from Kyoto - Hakone
  • Free Leisure Days in Osaka and Tokyo!

Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Seoul
Arrive at Seoul Incheon International Airport. For arrival between the hours of 10:30am – 9:30pm into Incheon Airport Terminal 1, you will meet a tour guide on the 1st Floor Arrival Hall at Door 12. For guests arriving at Terminal 2, please make your own way by airport terminal bus to Terminal 1 to meet the guide for a group transfer. Guests who arrive before or after the designated time can take the free hotel shuttle to the hotel at Gate14, Terminal 1. (The hotel check-in time is after 2pm) *It is an approximate 10USD/per car cost to transfer to the hotel by taxi.
Hotel: Howard Johnson Hotel Incheon Airport or similar

Day 2: Seoul – Gangwon-do
After breakfast, visit the “Dae Jang Geum Theme Park”, which is Korea’s first TV drama theme park and one of the major shooting venues for <Dai Jang-Igma>. Afterwards, you can visit Nami Island, where the Korean drama “Winter Sonata” was recorded. The island is full of meadows and walking trails. The island is where the two main characters begin and end their dramatic love story. Soyang Skywalk is a recently emerged attraction located in the middle section of the pedal lane. It is not only a beautiful viewing platform but also a good place for a photo stop. Skywalk is a transparent glass about 12 meters high from the water surface. The platform allows the illusion of walking on air and falling into the water, giving people a thrilling sensation. Then, go to Seoraksan National Park, which is one of the eastern peaks of South Korea located in a famous tourist attraction in Gangwon-do. Also known as snow-capped mountains, each year it snows early and remains there for a long time. Afterwards, visit Shinhungsa Temple. Dinner to the hotel to rest. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Seoraksan Hotel or similar

Day 3: Gangwon-do – Seoul
After breakfast, visit the Imperial Palace of the Joseon Dynasty – Gyeongbokgung Palace, National Museum of Folklore, and watch the changing of the guards ceremony from the Joseon Dynasty. Later, go to Bukchon Hanok Village. It is a well-preserved 600-year-old Korean traditional residential area in Seoul. The village is best known for its eight views of Bukchon. Afterwards, visit the N Seoul Tower (Photo stop). Afterwards, visit one of Korea’s most representative spots- Namdaemun Market for shopping. Then, check out the Trick Eye 3D Art Museum before dinner. Return to the hotel and rest afterwards. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Sheraton Seoul Palace Hotel or similar

Day 4: Seoul
After the breakfast, free day at leisure in the city Seoul. The rest of meals, please arrange on own. (B)
Hotel: Sheraton Seoul Palace Hotel or similar

Day 5: Seoul – Osaka
After breakfast, you can take the bus on own expense (USD15/per person) to Incheon Airport (Buses will run for the flight departing time between 10:00am to 18:00pm) The free pick-up service is available for all flights which arrive from 11am to 9 pm at Osaka Kansai Airport Terminal 1. When guests arrive, a guide will be onsite to assist you to take a train or bus to the hotel. Travelers who arrive at the other times can take the limo bus on own expense (The fare costs around 30USD/PP) to the hotel. The hotel check-in is available after 3pm with your passport. (B)
Hotel: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka or Hotel Hanshin or similar

Day 6: Osaka – Hiroshima 
After breakfast, proceed to Hiroshima. Upon arrival, take ship to Miyajima, it is one of the top three scenic spots in Japan, has long been regarded as an Island of Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. It is a romantic and historical island where ltsukushima Shrine, a World Heritage site, is located, along with the Virgin Forest of Mt. Misen, and numerous preserved shrines, temples and historical monuments. Then, visit ltsukushima Shinto Shrine, the Floating Shrine on the Sea has more than 1400 years of history, fits well with the Prussian blue sea, and the green of the virgin forest, recreating the elegance of the Heian era. Lunch and dinner are on your own arrangement. (B)
Hotel: Grand Prince Hotel Hiroshima or similar

Day 7: Hiroshima – Osaka
After breakfast, visit the Atomic Bomb Dome, an open space commemorating one of the darkest moments in Japanese history. It is the only structure that wasn’t completely leveled after the devastating nuclear attack in 1945, used to be the Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall. Then, head to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Hall displays the items left by the victims and related materials of the atomic bombing with the goal of promoting peace in the hope that history not is repeated. Coach back to Osaka. Lunch and dinner are on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Star Gate Hotel Kansai Airport or Bellevue Garden Hotel Kansai Airport or similar

Day 8: Osaka – Kyoto
In the morning, visit the Osaka Fish Market-Kuromon Market and enjoy a variety of fishery cuisine and sushi. Afterwards, visit Osaka’s landmark – Osaka Castle Park (not go up). Then, accompanied by a guide, take the Shinkansen (high-speed train) to Kyoto (Baggage carried on own). In the afternoon, visit the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, a World Cultural Heritage site and the oldest temple in Kyoto, and stroll along the Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka Streets. Later on, visit Fushimi lnari Taisha Shrine where worship the deity of a good harvest and success in business. The seemingly endless path of vibrant orange torii gates leading up Mt. lnari makes for an impressive setting and is one of the most famous images of Japan. Dinner is on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Henn na Hotel Kyoto or Daiwa Roynet Hotel or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or similar

Day 9: Kyoto 
After breakfast, head to Arashiyama Area. Enjoy some of Kyoto’s most picturesque scenery by the Sagano Scenic Railway. Visit Togetsukyo Bridge and walk through Bamboo Forest. After, visit the Nijo Castle, it is one of the best-known castles in Japan, due to its historical importance for Edo period and UNESCO World Heritage status. Here, you could also enjoy a great view in all seasons. Then, proceed to Gian. It is a good place to experience the ancient charm and culture of Kyoto. Visit Yasaka Shrine, the shrine is almost always buzzing with energy, with eager devotees flocking to receive blessings and pray for good fortune. Walk on Hanamachi Street, the most stylish geisha district in Japan from the Edo period. In the evening, you may see some geishas passing by on the street. Dinner is on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Henn na Hotel Kyoto or Daiwa Roynet Hotel or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or similar

Day 10: Kyoto – Hakone
After breakfast, proceed to Hakone, stop by Jewelry store. Later on, visit Tea House in Shizuoka to learn the traditional tea culture of Japan and have a rest here. After arriving in Hakone, transfer to hotel for rest. (B/L/D)
Hotel: Fujinobou Kaen Hotel or similar

Day 11: Hakone – Tokyo
In the morning, take a boat to see the beauty of Lake Ashi. Lake Ashi is a great place to see the views of Mount Fuji. Afterwards, visit Mt. Fuji 5th Station, located halfway up the mountain (If weather not permitting, go to Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center instead). Then, head to Oshino Hakkai. Bridges and pathways lead you around and over the tranquil ponds there. The traditional buildings, slowly spinning water wheels and amazing view of Mt. Fuji all transport you to another era. Later on, proceed to Tokyo, have a photo stop at Tokyo Tower. Enjoy your time in Shibuya, the center of Tokyo’s cutting-edge culture. Dinner is on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Shinjuku Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Toshi Center Hotel or Hyatt Regency Tokyo or similar

Day 12: Tokyo
After breakfast, visit the Imperial Palace Out Gardens, Imperial Palace is the home of the Emperor of Japan. The view of the famous Nijubashi Bridge is highlight of the garden. Watch the tallest standing tower in the world-Tokyo Skytree from afar. Later on, visit Senso-ji Temple, which is the oldest temple in Tokyo, surrounded by imposing gates and the vibrant stalls of Nakamise Dori, Sensoji is a must-see destination during your trip in Japan. Visit the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, a pleasant and refreshing escape from Tokyo’s concrete cityscape. Later on, visit the Ginza Tokyu Plaza, Ginza is the opulent downtown district of for the best offerings in fine dining and luxury brand shopping. Dinner is on your own arrangement. (B/L)
Hotel: Shinjuku Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Toshi Center Hotel or Hyatt Regency Tokyo or similar

Day 13: Leave Tokyo
After breakfast, take limousine bus on your own expense and arrangement from the hotel to the airport for the homebound flight. The end of journey. (B)

 

Images

Remarks

  • The above tour fares are based on US Dollar.
  • Adult rate is based on a minimum of 2 people group.
  • The rates exclude all the airfare, train fare, Visa fee, personal insurance, and expense.
  • The designated optional tours and gratuity will be charged mandatorily.
  • The cancellation and change dates policies, please refer to the general terms and conditions.
  • An extra transfer to and from the hotel/airport is $30/per person
  • All the guests have to stay with the group at all time. If absent, a person will be charged $60/per day.

We reserve the right to change itinerary and prices without prior notice.

Click here to see all the Terms and Conditions.

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