Fantastic combination with these two distinctive destinations,your luxury tour stat with high class hotels all the way and incomparable scenery and culture within Korea and Japan .Join us this creative tour to see the best of that Korea and Japan have to offer.
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Most countries in Asia can be visited throughout the year. Taking all factors into account, such as weather, traffic, cost..., there are always good places worthy visiting whenever you travel Asia. According to your personal schedule, we will arrange the proper and suitable itinerary of your targeted countries.
Seoul - The Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) - Mt Seorak National Park - Hahoe Village - Daegu - Haeinsa - Gyeongju - Busan - Tokyo - Kamakura - Hakone - Takayama - Kyoto - Nara - Hiroshima - Itsukushima/Miyajima
Welcome to Korea. Meet your tour guide holding Bravo Asia Tours greeting board at the Airport. We will transfer to hotel so you can fresh up after your long flight.
Today we tour Seoul, including the National Folk Museum, North Seoul Tower, War Memorial, and Gyeongbokgung Palace.The rest of the day is free.
Seoul - The Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) - Mt Seorak National Park
Today we travel along the Jayuro (Freedom Road) to Imjingak, the northernmost point bordering North Korea.* On the way, we will be able to view barbed wire fences and military guards on duty all the way along the river, as well as serene rice paddies and the North Korean propaganda village over the confluence of the Han River and the Imjin River.
Mt Seorak National Park
We depart for Mt Seorak National Park where we take a cable car to one of the peaks for panoramic views of Mount Seorak. Seoraksan's aerial tramway runs 1100 metres (3,608 feet) from the valley floor to the ridge above. The 5-minute ride offers a bird's-eye view of the Outer Seorak area.
Mt Seorak National Park - Hahoe Village - Daegu
En route, we will visit Hahoe Village, a major clan village which has been the home of the Ryu clan of Pungsan for 600 years. Daegu Yangyeongsi is an old market of Oriental medicine that has been around for more than 400 years. Meet local people, experience efficient public transport and see the wonders that Daegu has to offer!
Daegu - Haeinsa - Gyeongju
In the morning we have brief visit within Daegu.Then we travel to Haeinsa Temple.Finally, drive down to Gyeongju, We visit the Gyeongju National Museum, devoted to relics of the Silla kingdom, of which Gyeongju was the capital.
We will spend a whole day sightseeing in Gyeongju with visits to Bulguksa Temple, Seokguram Grotto, Tumuli Park-Royal Tombs. The rest of the day is free.
Gyeongju - Busan
Our journey continues to Korea's second largest city, Busan (formerly Pusan).Our tour continues with a visit to Kukje Market and Jagalchi Fish Market. We will also visit the impressive UN Cemetery and head up Busan Tower for impressive views. We finish with the Gamcheon Cultural Village.
Busan - Tokyo
Today we fly from Busan to Tokyo.Welcome to Japan. Meet your tour guide holding Bravo Asia Tours greeting board at the Airport.The rest of the afternoon is free at leisure.
First thing this morning we visit the exciting Tsukiji Fish Market. We then make our way to the Imperial Palace or Kokyo, built on the site of the Edo-jo Castle.After that we continue on to Ginza. We continue from here on to Ueno, home to the National Museum and the finest collection of Japanese art in the country.
Tokyo - Kamakura - Tokyo
This morning we venture to Kamakura.One of the highlights here will be a visit to the Daibutsu, or Great Buddha. We will also visit a beautiful Zen garden set within a bamboo forest.We return to Tokyo in the mid-late afternoon.The rest of the day is free at leisure.
Tokyo - Hakone
This morning, we board a bullet train from Hamamatsu to Kakegawa.You will be transferred to the foot of Japan’s most magnificent mountain, Mount Fuji. Next, we proceed to the famous Hakone Hot Spring Resort. Visit the Owakudani also known as the Hell Valley, a sulphurous pond. Afterwards, enjoy a refreshing cruise along Lake Ashi and savour the beautiful scenery surrounding you.
Hakone - Takayama
Today we travel by local tram and Bullet Train to Takayama. Our train journey today takes us through the scenic Hida River Valley. We arrive in the late afternoon and will have time to wander through the lovely town of Takayama and the merchant quarter of San-machi with its historic wooden structures.
This morning we will visit the colourful early morning market before heading to the Hida Folk Village, consisting of over 30 unique houses which had been scattered in the Hida region. Upon our return to the town centre we will visit the Yatai Kaikan, or Float Museum.Your afternoon is at leisure.
Takayama - Kyoto
Our journey continues by train to Kyoto, back through the Hida Valley to connect to a Bullet Train in Nagoya.We arrive in this fascinating city mid-afternoon. Tonight we will venture to the Pontocho District, one of the traditional geisha quarters of Kyoto and next door to its rival Gion.
We have a full day sightseeing in Kyoto.We visit Heian Shrine.Next is Sanjusangendo.We continue to Ginkakuji, the Silver Pavillion, and proceed to Kinkakuji, the Golden Pavilion, one of Japan's most famous architectural and historical icons. We also visit Ryoan-ji, the famous raked gravel Zen Garden.
Kyoto - Nara - Kyoto
Today we travel by local train to Nara. Nara Koen is home to the sacred deer of nearby Kasuga Taisha. As we walk through this park dotted with temples and deer wandering about,, you will be struck at how the sublime cultural richness of the quiet past lingers on.
This morning we visit Nijo Castle.The balance of the day is yours to explore Kyoto on your own. A good place to start may be the small Japanese garden named Shoseien.
Kyoto - Hiroshima
Today we take the Shinkansen train to Hiroshima. Our visit takes us to the Peace Memorial Park (Heiwa Kinen Koen). We will visit the Peace Memorial Museum and walk to the A-Bomb Dome, passing the many monuments, memorials, and statues.
Hiroshima - Itsukushima/Miyajima - Hiroshima
Today we travel by train and ferry to Miyajima where we spend the day.Our walking tour of the island will include a visit to the famous Itsukushima Shrine.You will also have some free time to admire this World Heritage Site before returning to Hiroshima.
After breakfast, it is time to say goodbye. We hope to see you again in your next trip to Asia. Your beautiful memory of this trip and our best wishes will company you back home safely.