Korea and Japan Tour

Beautiful Japan & Korea

Featuring:
Seoul, Jeju Island, Tokyo, Shizuoka, Kyoto, Osaka

Starting From $2,674.00 Land Only

Duration 11 Days

JAK11

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Take a vacation to beautiful Japan and Korea to witness the incredible blend of ancient and modern cultures. Witness Seoul’s long diverse history, 5000 years of tradition and its internationally growing culture. Visit Jeju Island, Korea’s biggest island, filled with alluring landscapes, beaches and exciting activities. Travelers cannot help but relax and enjoy themselves in Korea’s most popular destination. Then head to Japan, the world’s most family-friendly destination. Visit the country’s historical palaces, and witness the many cultures Japan  has to offer. Go for sights – go for shopping, go for culture.  Enjoy a Beautiful Japan & Korea Tour today!!

This Tour Package Includes:

  • Land Only
  • Korea domestic air transportation
  • 10 Nights hotel accommodation
  • Meals per itinerary
  • All transfers
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Tour Highlights:

  • Gyeongbok Palace
  • Jeju City Tour
  • Korean Folk Village
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
  • Meiji Shrine
  • Mt. Fuji 5th station

Package Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees, passport fees, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Optional Tours (If applicable)

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Meals: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

  • Day 1: Seoul, South Korea
    Upon arrival in Seoul, transfer to the hotel and check in. The remainder of the day will be at your own leisure to enjoy.
  •  Day 2: Seoul
    Today, take a full day tour of Seoul. Visit Gwanghwamun Gate, the main gate founded by the first king of the Joseon Dynasty. Next, explore Gyeongbok Palace, arguably the most beautiful and the grandest of all five palaces. Next, you will stop by ginseng shopping center. Then pass by Blue house, also called Cheong WaDae, the presidential residence. For the next stop, head to Myeongdong, one of the busiest places in Seoul and among Korea’s premier shopping destinations. Then explore Namsangol Hanok Village where there are five restored traditional Korean houses and a pavilion, a pond and a time capsule. Next, visit N Seoul Tower, offering panoramic views of Seoul and the surrounding areas. After the tour, transfer to hotel. (B, L)
  •  Day 3: Seoul ~ Jeju Island
    Transfer to the Gimpo airport on your own arrangement. Upon arrival at Jeju airport, transfer to the hotel on your own arrangement and check in. The rest of the day will be yours to enjoy. (B)
  •  Day 4: Jeju Island
    After breakfast, meet tour guide at hotel. Visit Jeju Stone Cultural Park, designed to show the legend of Grandmother and the stones of the Five Hundred Generals. Next, visit Seong-eup Folk Village located at the foot of Mt. Halla. After lunch, enjoy Haenyeo performance which you can watch an activity of female divers who dive the ocean water to catch various oceanic organisms. Then continue to visit Seongsan Sunrise Peak, designated by UNESCO as World Nature Heritage in 2007. Visit Manjanagul Lava Tube that stretches for as far as 7.4km. For the last place of the day, stop by Shilla Duty Free shop. After the tour, transfer to hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. (B, L)
  •  Day 5: Jeju Island ~ Seoul 
    After breakfast, meet tour guide at hotel. Visit, Jeju Folklore and Natural History Museum, a place exhibiting Jeju’s folk relics and natural materials. Next, move to Dragon Head Shore, situated at the bottom of Mt. Sanbang. Enjoy the Lunch, Korean traditional meal. Then, experience of picking up tangerine (Nov-Jan) or visit Teddy Bear Museum (Feb-Oct). Then visit Jusangjeollidae, also called Seaside Cliff, a popular spot due to an impressive pillar rock formation. After then, visit Cheonjiyeon waterfall, one of 3 major waterfalls in Jeju Island. The last point will be Lotte Duty Shop. After the tour, transfer to Jeju international airport around 17:00 and take the flight back to Seoul. Upon arrival, transfer back to hotel on your own arrangement and check in. (B, L)
  •  Day 6: Seoul ~ Tokyo (Haneda), Japan
    Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Tokyo (Flight Not Included). Upon arrival in Tokyo, transfer to the hotel and check in. The remainder of the day will be at your own leisure to enjoy. (B)
  •  Day 7: Tokyo
    After breakfast, we first head to the Imperial Palace of Tokyo – the residence of the royal family – and visit the “double bridge” (Nijubashi) over the moat. The bridge is a symbol of the Palace. Afterwards we go to the Tokyo Skytree. With a height of 634 metres, it is a broadcasting, restaurant, and observation tower in Sumida. And then we proceed to Senso-ji, an ancient Buddhist temple. It is Tokyo’s oldest temple, and one of its most significant. The Nakamise-dori is a street on the approach to the temple, which housing many traditional shops for souvenirs. Meiji Shrine was built in dedication to Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken. The original shrine was destroyed during World War II; the current one was re-built in 1958. This area is covered by an evergreen forest that consists of 120,000 trees of 365 different species, which were donated by people from all parts of Japan when the shrine was established. (B, L)
  •  Day 8: Tokyo ~ Shizuoka
    After breakfast we head to Fuji Mountain 5th Station, a perfect spot to view the stunning Fuji Mountain. And then visit Oshino Hakkai, a touristy set of eight ponds in Oshino on the site of a former sixth lake that dried out several hundred years ago. The eight ponds are fed by snow melt from the slopes of nearby Mount Fuji that filters down the mountain through porous layers of lava for over 80 years, resulting in very clear spring water that is revered by the locals. Visit Lake Kawaguchi before going to Nagasaki Peace Park – established in 1955, commemorating the atomic bombing of the city on August 9, 1945 during World War II. At the park's north end is the 10-meter-tall Peace Statue created by sculptor Seibo Kitamura of Nagasaki Prefecture. The statue's right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons while the extended left hand symbolizes eternal peace. The mild face symbolizes divine grace and the gently closed eyes offer a prayer for the repose of the bomb victims' souls. Tonight we either enjoy the famous Kaiseki, a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner, or King crab buffet. Enjoy all facilities in the hotel and all kinds of hot spring spa. (B, L, D)
  •  Day 9: Shizuoka ~ Kyoto
    After breakfast we head to Atsuta Shrine. The shrine's Bunkaden, or treasure hall, houses over 4,000 relics, which include 174 Important Cultural Properties and a dagger that is a designated National Treasure of Japan. Proceed to Magome-juku after visiting a Jewelry workshop. Magome-juku was the 43rd of the 69 stations of the Nakasendō, an ancient road that connected Kyoto and Edo during the Edo period. It was also the last of eleven stations along the Kisoji, which was the precursor to a part of the Nakasendō, running through the Kiso Valley. (B, L, D)
  •  Day 10: Kyoto ~ Osaka
    After breakfast we shall go to the UNESCO World Heritage Site – Kiyomizu-dera. The temple was founded in 778, and its present buildings were constructed in 1633, ordered by the Tokugawa Iemitsu. There is not a single nail used in the entire structure. Enjoy lunch before going to Tōdai-ji in Nara. Tōdai-ji is currently the world’s largest wood structure. Afterward we shall spend some times for shopping at the duty free and Shinsaibashi, and enjoy all kind of delicious cuisines in the nearby Dotonbori at your own expense. (B, L)
  •  Day 11: Osaka (Kansai) ~ Home
    After breakfast, tour guide will assist you with taking the airport shuttle (On Own Expense) to airport for your flight back home as your trip comes to an end.(B)
  • Hilton Tokyo Narita – Tokyo, Japan *
    456 Kosuge, Narita, Chiba-ken

    Located 1 mile from the city center and a 10 minute drive from Narita International Airport, this Hilton hotel is to the east of Tokyo Bay. Boso Fudoki-no-oka is 2 miles from the hotel and Aeon Shopping Mall Narita is 4 miles away.

    At Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport recreational amenities include an indoor pool and a spa tub. The hotel also features an airport shuttle and 3 restaurants. Free WiFi is available in public areas.

    Guestrooms feature LCD TVs, air conditioning and WiFi or wireless Internet access (surcharge). Bathrooms come with handheld showers and hair dryers.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   11:00am
    Website:                  www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/japan/hilton-tokyo-narita-airport-NRTHIHI/index.html

  • Urawa Royal Pines – Tokyo, Japan *
    2-5-1, Naka-cho, Urawa-ku, Saitama-shi

    Located in the heart of Saitama, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Saitama Super Arena and within 6 mi (10 km) of Hikawa Shrine and Omiya Bonsai Art Museum. Saitama Stadium 2002 is 5.7 mi (9.2 km) away.

    This hotel features 8 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, a rooftop terrace, and self parking.

    All 196 rooms offer conveniences like refrigerators and electric kettles, along with free WiFi, free wired Internet, and TVs. Hair dryers, safes, and desks are among the other amenities that guests will find.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www.royalpines.co.jp/urawa/english

  • Hamanako Royal Hotel – Shizuoka, Japan *
    4396-1 Yamazaki, Yuto-cho, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu-shi

    Situated in Hamamatsu, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ulotto Museum, Maisaka-shuku Waki-Honjin, and Hamanako Garden Park. Arai Beach and Ogaji Temple are also within 6 mi (10 km).

    This hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a nightclub. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and free train station pick-up are also provided. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, outdoor tennis courts, and a sauna are onsite.

    All 369 rooms offer free WiFi, refrigerators, and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include hair dryers, safes, and phones. Limited housekeeping is available.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   11:00am
    Website:                  www.daiwaresort.jp/en/hamanako

  • Otsu Prince Hotel – Biwako, Japan *
    4-7-7, Nionohama, Otsu

    On the southern shore of Lake Biwa, this contemporary 530-room hotel adjoins the Convention Hall Ohmi. The property is 1 km (under 1 mile) from Biwako Hall, and 3 km (2 mi) from Otsu Station.

    At Otsu Prince Hotel, the Sky Lounge features views of Lake Biwa from the 38th floor. The hotel provides Japanese, Chinese, and French restaurants, a Western buffet restaurant, and barbecues by the outdoor pool.

    Guestrooms at Otsu Prince Hotel offer flat-screen cable TVs with premium channels and pay movies. Free WiFi and refrigerators are provided, too.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   11:00am
    Website:                  www.princehotels.com/otsu

  • Sheraton Miyako Hotel – Osaka, Japan *
    6-1-55 Uehommachi, Tennoji-ku

    Set above Kintetsu Station and connected to a department store, this Tennoji-area hotel is 50 meters (50 yards) from a metro station and 1 km (less than a mile) from Shitenno-ji, one of Japan's oldest Buddhist temples.

    The hotel's top-floor restaurant serves up panoramic city views and buffets of up to 130 items for lunch, dinner, and dessert; 10 other restaurants and lounges are located throughout the hotel.

    Each of the 579 guestrooms is outfitted with cable TV, plus traditional touches such as deep soaking tubs, slippers, and complimentary green tea.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www.miyakohotels.ne.jp/osaka/english

  • Center Mark Hotel – Seoul, Korea *
    38, Insadong 5-gil, Jongno-gu

    This hotel is located in Insadong (Jongno), close to Jogyesa Temple, Gyeongbok Palace, and Dongdaemun Market. Also nearby are Changdeokgung Palace and Deoksugung Palace.

    Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a fitness center and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a conference center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center.

    All 250 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LED TVs with cable channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Free bottled water, hair dryers, and showers are among the other amenities that guests will find.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  centermarkhotel.com/ko/homehttp://centermarkhotel.com/ko/home/

  • Jeju KAL Hotel – Jeju, Korea *
    151 Jungangno

    Situated near the airport, in the city center, this hotel is close to Samsunghyeol Shrine, Folklore and Natural History Museum, and Dongmun Market Place. Also nearby are Jeju NANTA Theatre and Jeju Mokgwana.

    3 restaurants, a casino, and an indoor pool are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a nightclub, 2 bars/lounges, and a health club are onsite.

    All 282 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Refrigerators and minibars are standard, as are TVs with satellite channels.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www.kalhotel.co.kr/en/jeju/

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Prices are based on per person, double occupancy.  “Land Only” rates do not include international air tickets. Charming Travel Destinations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum 2 passengers to guarantee rate. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another or similar category. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment.  We reserve the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip.
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