Korea and Japan Tour

Truly Korea and Japan

Featuring:
Seoul, Gangwon, Tokyo, Hakone, Shizuoka, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka
**Tips and Gratuities included**

Starting From $1,610.00 Land Only

Duration 10 Days

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

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. 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 Truly Korea and Japan Tour today!!

This Tour Package Includes:

  • Land Only
  • 9 Nights hotel accommodation
  • Tips and Gratuities included
  • Meals per itinerary
  • All transfers
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Escorted Group Tour by coach

Tour Highlights:

  • Gyeongbok Palace
  • Nami Island
  • Sinhuengsa Temple
  • Seoraksan National park
  • Soyanggang Skywalk
  • Bukchon Hanok Village
  • Namdaemun Market
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
  • Lake Ashi Cruise
  • Hanamachi
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shine
  • Shinsaibashi
  • and more

Package Excludes:

  • International flights from home & in Asia
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees, passport fees, etc.
  • Personal purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Optional Tours (If applicable)
* Escorted Group Tour by coach
* Travel documents and hotel confirmations will be emailed 1 week before arrival.
 

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

  • Day 1: Seoul, South Korea
  • Day 1: Tokyo, Japan
    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.
    *Travelers making pre-extension stays or arriving at Haneda or Osaka International Airports will need to arrange transfers to hotel on their own
  • 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 Tokyu 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 ~ Nara ~ 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 to transfer to Kansai International Airport. Take a flight to Incheon. 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 flights to 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.     

      *** Airport assistance will be available for all guests arriving into Seoul Incheon Airport Terminal 1 between the hours  of 10:30am to 9:30pm. 
    For guests arriving outside of the service hours, in Terminal 2, into Seoul Gimpo Airport, or making pre-extension stay, please make your own way to the hotel and check in with passport.
  •  Day 7: Seoul ~ 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. Dinner to the hotel to rest.
    (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 Explore beautiful Seoul at your own pace. 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 8:30pm), or continue exploring the city on own.
    (B)
*All Hotels are subject to change until final confirmation, Click Here to View a List of Possible Hotels
* This package includes guided tours featuring the highlights of certain cities in a brief visit.
* Escorted Group Tour by coach

**Tips and Gratuities included**

* Travel documents and hotel confirmations will be emailed 1 week before arrival.
 
  • Howard Johnson Hotel Incheon Airport – Incheon, Korea* or similar
    2803-1 Unseo-dong, Jung-gu, Incheon, South Korea

    Boasting a modern interior, the rooms best represents the style of the Howard Johnson Incheon Airport. A total of 279 rooms are designed with variable sleeping accommodations such as Double, Twin, and Family Twin, to suit the purpose of your trip. Free high speed Wi-Fi and a spacious workd esk are perfect for a business trip while the roomy Twin and Family Twin rooms provide comfortable cozy, and relaxed space when traveling with friends or family.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:    http://howardjohnsonincheon.com

  • Sheraton Seoul Palace Hotel – Seoul, Korea * or similar
    160, Sapyeong-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul

    As a hotel that is within the center of business and culture of Seoul, if offers easy access for those from traveling from abroad and around the country. It presents a spacious room for guests to relax and freshen up. Some convenient amenities include high-tech executive lounge, cable, Internet, TV, Fridge, A/C, laundry service, dryer, and a personal safe. To explore and dive into Korea's culture is easy at this hotel due to attractions such as Seorae Village, Itaewon ,and Garosu-gil. During the night time, guests can witness the beautiful view by Hangang River. 


    Check-In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/

  • 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/

  • Hotels


     

     

     

    Tokyo Hotels:

    Name Rating Website
    Daiwa Roynet Ariake ★★★ https://www.daiwaroynet.jp/
    TMark City Hotel Tokyo Omari ★★★ https://tmarkcity.com/
    Granbell Shinjuku ★★★★ http://www.granbellhotel.jp
    Hilton Narita ★★★★ https://www3.hilton.com/

    Kyoto Hotels:

    Name Rating Website
    Crystal Hotel 3 ★★★ https://www.tripadvisor.com/
    Royal Oak  ★★★ https://www.royaloakhotel.co.jp/
    Westin Miyako  ★★★★ https://www.miyakohotels.ne.jp/
    Rihga Royal Hotel ★★★★ https://www.rihgaroyalkyoto.com/

    Osaka Hotels: 

    Name Rating Website
    Hotel Hanshin Osaka ★★★ https://hotel-hanshin.hotels-in-osaka.com/en/
    Bay Gulls Hotel ★★★ Tel: 0081-72-490-0055
    Hyatt Regency Osaka  ★★★★ https://www.hyatt.com/
    Noku Osaka Hotel  ★★★★ https://www.nokuhotels.com/
  • 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

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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.
No Visa is required for US passport holders.

*All Hotels are subject to change until final confirmation, Click Here to View a List of Possible Hotels
* Escorted Group Tour by coach

**Tips and Gratuities included**

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