Japan & Korea Delights (Jul-Dec)

Featuring:
Tokyo, Hakone, Hamamatsu, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Seoul, Gangwon-do, Nami Island
**Tips and Gratuities included**

Starting From $1,555.00 Land Only

Duration 10 Days

JK10E

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Charming Travel Destinations, Travel Agencies & Bureaus, El Monte, CA

Experience an amazing 10 day Japan and Korea tour.  Throughout, the tour you will have the opportunity to walk through the Soyang Skywalk, go to the Seoraksan National Park, experience  different cultures, eat delicious food, and much more! Enjoy a Japan & Korea Delights Tour today!!

This Tour Package includes

Tour Highlights:

  • Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Namdaemun Market
  • Nami Island
  • Soyang Skywalk
  • Seoraksan National Park
  • Shinhungsa Temple
  • Trick Eye 3D Art Museum
  • Mt. Fuji 5th Station
  • Sensoji Temple
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine
  • Nara Deer Park
  • Dotonbori Food Street

Package Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees, passport fees, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Optional Tours (If applicable)
*Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date

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*October- Dec. are the best times to view Fall Foliage, but we can’t guarantee these months as they are highly seasonal and subject to climatic conditions.
*This package includes guided tours featuring the highlights of certain cities in a brief visit.

Frequently Asked Questions Section

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

  • Day 1: Tokyo  (Narita Airport)
    Free pick-up service is available for all flights, which arrive from 10:30 am to 9:30 pm at Tokyo Narita Airport Terminal 1 & 2. Please provide your flight number before the tour. We will have a guide onsite to assist you to take the free hotel shuttle to the hotel. Travelers who arrive at the other times can take the free shuttle bus on own to the hotel. The location of Hilton Free Shuttle Bus Stop: Waiting area 16 at Terminal 1 and Waiting area 26 at Terminal 2. The last shuttle bus departs at 10:30pm. If the guests arrive after 10:30, please take taxi on own expense (approximately 20 USD) to the hotel. The hotel check-in is available after 3pm with your passport.
  • Day 2: Tokyo                         
    After breakfast, visit Senso-ji Temple, which is the oldest temple in Tokyo, surrounded by imposing gates and the vibrant stalls of Nakamise Dori, Senso-ji is a must-see destination during your trip in Japan. View the tallest standing tower in the world – Tokyo Skytree from afar. Later, enjoy barbecue for lunch and 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. Afterwards, proceed to Ginza Tokyo Plaza. Dinner is on your own arrangement. (B, L)
  • Day 3: Tokyo ~ Hakone ~ Hamamatsu
    In the morning, 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. Then go to Bussharito Heiwa Park to appreciate the gardening featured with Japanese characteristics. The most famous spot is the peace statue, which is a treasure given by Indian government. Later, proceed to the hot spring resort hotel. Enjoy a Japanese-style banquet or buffet dinner and a hot spring bath. (B, L, D) 
  • Day 4: Hamamatsu ~ Kyoto           
    After breakfast, stop by the Jewelry store, visit the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, a World Cultural Heritage site and the oldest temple in Kyoto, and stroll along the Ninenzaka and Sannezaka Streets. Afterwards, head to Gion, where the streets and buildings are mostly maintained in the old style. 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)
  • Day 5: Kyoto ~ Osaka
    After breakfast, visit Fushimi Inari 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. Inari makes for an impressive setting and is one of the most famous images of Japan. Afterward, head to Nara to visit Nara Park where full of very playful and friendly deer. And don’t miss the beautiful view in Kasuga Taisha Shrine. Later on, shop at Tax Free shop. This evening, visit Shinsaibashi, the largest shopping district in Osaka and taste local cuisine at Dotonbori Food Street. Dinner is on your own arrangement. (B, L)
  • Day 6: Osaka ~ Seoul, South Korea
    After breakfast, take the hotel shuttle bus on your own expense to transfer to Kansai International Airport. Take a flight to Incheon (Flight & departure airport transfer is not included). When guests arrive, a guide will be onsite to assist you to take a shuttle bus to the hotel in T1 (If you book your flight ticket on own, please choose the fights arrive Incheon between 10:30am to 21:00pm). The hotel check-in is available after 3pm with your passport. Lunch and dinner are excluded today. (B) 
  • Day 7: Seoul ~ Gangwon-do ~ Nami Island ~ Gangwon-do
    After breakfast, visit Korean Folk Village, it introduces traditional culture from the late Joseon period to both local and international visitors through cultural classes experience, shaman faith, seasonal customs and others. 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.  (B, L, D) 
  • Day 8: 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)
  • Day 9: Seoul      
    After the breakfast, free day at leisure in the city Seoul. The rest of meals, please arrange on own. (B) 
  • Day 10: Seoul ~ Home               
    After breakfast, you can take the bus on own expense (approximately USD15/per person) to Incheon Airport (Buses will run for the flight departing time between 10:00am to 20:30pm), or continue exploring the city on own. (B)
 
*Services of English speaking guide.
*Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date.
*This package includes guided tours featuring the highlights of certain cities in a brief visit.
**Tips and Gratuities included**

 

Frequently Asked Questions

          1. What is the group size of this tour?
            Tourist from all over the world join this tour and it can vary from 4 passengers to 30 passengers.
          2. What kind of tour is this?
            This is an Escorted Group Tour by coach. This guided tour features the highlights of certain cities in a brief visit.
          3. How much does single supplement or triple sharing cost?
            Single supplement costs an additional $900USD and triple sharing has a $45USD deduction.
          4. Does this tour include any flights?
            International flights are not included, from home to Asia or within Asia.
          5. What if I don’t want to join the tour some days or only join for half a day?
            Due to this is a group tour, you will need to follow the group for the entire program on days of tours and cannot deviate. Any deviation will result in a penalty at the discretion of the local office. However, you will have enough leisure time to do as you please.
          6. Is there a luggage limit?
            The luggage allowed for each passenger on our Group tours is limited to one piece of a maximum of 66lbs (note airlines and trains have their own limits, normally lower). We may refuse to accept excessively bulky luggage.
          7. Will someone help me with my luggage?
            Porterage is not included and you are responsible to handle your own luggage at all times.
          8. What mode of transportation will be used?
            This tour will use a Coach unless specifically stated.
          9. Will the bus have toilets?
            Japanese Group tours will not have toilets in the bus.
          10. Are the tours wheelchair friendly?
            Our coaches are not equipped with access ramps for wheelchairs.
          11. What do I do if I want to extend my stay?
            Contact us and let us know if you want pre or post and how many days.
          12. How long is the duration of tour?
            A full day of tour is scheduled from around 8am to 7pm
          13. Can three guests stay in the same room?
            Yes, they can. Hotel rooms in Japan tend to be international standard. It may be a fold out bed or sofa bed. We would suggest this for families traveling with a child.
          14. Can we change the meal plan?
            Charming Travel Destinations offers vegetarian meal options for travelers. Regrettably, we cannot accommodate certain food options in Japan like Gluten Free or specific allergies during Group tours. For private tours, we can accommodate anything, but for this group tour we cannot. Please inquire if you have any allergies we need to know about.
          15. What information do I need to provide to book?
            Please provide legal names, email address, phone number, mailing address, number of rooms (single-triple occupancy), travel insurance preference, birth dates, and passport information.
          16. Do I need a visa to visit Japan or South Korea?
            US and Canada passport holders do not need a visa to enter Japan or South Korea.
          17. How much is the deposit to reserve a spot in the tour?
            For Land Only, the deposit is $300USD. For Land + Air packages, the deposit will be 50% of overall tour price
          18. Are there gratuities included? If not included, how much?
            Gratuities are already included. No need to tip in Japan or South Korea to the guide or driver.
          19. When should I expect to receive my travel documents and confirmations?
            Travel Documents and Hotel confirmations will be emailed out 1 week before arrival.
          20. What time can we check-in or out?
            The hotel check in is usually about 2pm and check out is 10am. If you want your room to be available for more time, consider booking an extra night.
          21. Are airport transfers included?
            Arrival Airport transfer is included in Japan and South Korea. This service is subject to limitations such as hour, airport terminal and as stated on the itinerary. Departure transfer is not included in Japan or South Korea.
          22. Are the hotels listed the exact ones we will get?
            Final hotel confirmation will not be available until 1 week prior to departure. Hotels may be confirmed at any of the hotels listed or at similar properties.
 

 

  • Hotel Conditions
    PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

    *All Hotels are subject to change until final confirmation

    *All rooms are based on standard Run of House and room type cannot be guaranteed

    *Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date

    *For travelers with their own pre or post tour arrangements:
    In the event of any hotel changes, transportation to the confirmed hotel must be arranged on your own expense

  • Hilton Tokyo Narita – Tokyo, Japan * or similar
    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/

  • Shinjuku Granbell Hotel – Tokyo, Japan or similar*
    2 Chome-14-5 Kabukicho, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0021, Japan

    Located right in the heart of the lively Kabuki-cho area in Shinjuku. All the guest rooms are modern and stylish with unique design concepts. All rooms are provided with Simmons bed to give you comfortable sleep. Free of charge Wi-Fi available for everywhere in the hotel. All rooms are designed by many creators from abroad and Japan domestic.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website: http://www.granbellhotel.jp

  • Hamanako Royal Hotel – Shizuoka, Japan * or similar
    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/

  • Henn na Hotel Kyoto – Japan or similar*
    15, Higashikujo Higashisannocho, Minami Ward, Kyoto, 601-8004, Japan

    Spacious rooms, thoughtful toiletries, attractive receptionist (dinosaurs), convenient location, easy check-in & check-out. Henn na Hotel Kyoto Hachijoguchi-Ekimae is located in front of Kyoto’s gateway, Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit.  Our hotel expresses the modern elements of ‘Kyoto’ and ‘Wa’. It only takes 2 minutes’ walk from the hotel to Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:  https://bian.com

  • Star Gate Hotel Kansai – Osaka, Japan * or similar
    1 Rinkuoraikita, Izumisano-City

    Located in Rinku, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Rinku Park and Rinku Pleasure Town Seacle. Rinku Premium Outlets and Izumisato Furusato Machiya House are also within 1 mi (2 km).

    This hotel features 6 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include self parking, meeting rooms, and a 24-hour front desk.

    All 358 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus refrigerators and LCD TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find down comforters, hair dryers, and safes.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:  https://www.s-gth.jp/

  • Grand Hilton Hotel Seoul -Korea or similar*
    353 Yeonhui-ro, Hongeun 2(i)-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea

    Make yourself at home in one of the 396 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LED televisions. Premium TV channels provides entertainment, and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and bidets. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks. Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle.

    Check-In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   10:00am

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Prices are based on per person, double occupancy. Land Only rates do not include international air tickets. Charming Travel Destination guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum 2 passengers to guarantee departure. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another of 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. No visa is required for all US passport holders.

*October- Dec. are the best times to view Fall Foliage, but we can’t guarantee these months as they are highly seasonal and subject to climatic conditions.
*Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date.
*This package includes guided tours featuring the highlights of certain cities in a brief visit.
**Tips and Gratuities included**

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