Splendid Japan and Korea Tour

Highlights:

This package provides a deep insight of the culture and rich history of two countries. The tour takes you to all the hidden treasures around the country with experienced guides.

Dear Clients

This tour is ready to be booked or tailored to fit your personal requirements,please contact us for quotation and custom details.
Travel Seasons:

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.

High season
Shoulder season
Low season
Japan
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
South Korea
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Route:

Seoul - Mt Seorak National Park - Andong - Gyeongju - Osaka - Nara - Kyoto - Hakone - Izu - Kamakura - Yokohama - Tokyo

Itinerary

Day1:

Seoul

Welcome to Seoul. Meet your tour guide holding Bravo Asia Tours greeting board at Incheon International Airport. We will transfer to hotel so you can fresh up after your long flight.Spend the rest of the evening discovering the city on your own.

Day2:

Seoul

We head back to Seoul for the Gyeongbuk Palace, the main and grandest of the five palaces. Next, we drive pass the Presidential Blue House, home to the current President of Korea. Next, we visit the Presidential's Museum, set up in 2010 to co-incide with APEC meeting held in Seoul the same year. This afternoon, brace yourself for shopping delight as your prowl the streets of popular Namdaemun (South Gate Market) and Dongdaemun (East Gate Market). Evening at leisure.

Day3:

Seoul - Mt Seorak National Park

Today's highlights is Seoraksan National Park(UNESCO Biosphere Preservation District). This morning, tour Shinheungsa Temple and take the cable car to Gwon keumseong Fortress. Then continue to visit Sokcho fishing village this afternoon.Evening at leisure.

Day4:

Mt Seorak National Park - Andong - Gyeongju

Visit the traditional village of Andong, and unique mask dancing performance. Later, travel to Gatbawi Shrine.The rest of the day is free.

Day5:

Gyeongju

On this day you will first visit Tumuli Park and Gyeongju National Museum. Later we visit the oldest surviving observatory in East Asia and one of the world’s oldest scientific installations still in existence, Cheomseongdae Observatory. Evening at leisure.

Day6:

Gyeongju - Seoul

This morning, heading to Changdeokgung Palace, one of the "Five Grand Palaces" built by the Kings of the Jeoson Dynasty and Insadong, a street full of traditional Korean antiques and tea houses. Continue to Cheonggyecheon Stream and admire its unique beauty, before visiting Myeongdong, one of Seoul"s main commercial districts. Then visit a Korean Ginseng Centre to learn about Ginseng, which has existed for thoUSAnds of years to improve people's overall health. Later, experience the city's best night view at Namsan tower.

Day7:

Seoul

Visit North Korea's 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, located within the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) a 44 km drive northwest of Seoul. An entire infantry division can move through the tunnel in an hour. View North Korean territory including the Propaganda Village, People's School and Gaeseong City, the old capital city of the Goryeo Kingdom from the Dora Observation Platform. Also visit Freedom Park, dedicated to the 5 million people who left their families and homes in North Korea. North Hall contains displays of North Korean lifestyle, and the Exhibition Hall houses old tanks and planes from the Korean War.

Day8:

Seoul - Osaka

This morning you will fly to Osaka , the second largest city in Japan.Meet your tour guide holding Bravo Asia Tours greeting board at the Airport and transferred to your hotel. The afternoon is free for you to either just relax or do some shopping on your own.

Day9:

Osaka

After breakfast, you will visit one of Osaka' s most famous landmarks, Osaka Castle, which played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period, and explore Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine, one of the oldest shrines in Japan with a purely Japanese style design, before being dropped of at Dotonbori a street known to exemplify Osaka's vibrant nightlife.

Day10:

Osaka - Nara - Kyoto

This morning, travel to Nara and visit Todaiji Temple. Visit Nishijin Textile Centre, and Kiyomizu-dera Temple UNESCO World Heritage site. Drink to your fortune from the streams of the Otowa Waterfall.

Day11:

Kyoto - Hakone

Travel to Hakone and spend the night there. The area is known for its hot springs, museums and the view of nearby Mt. Fuji.The rest of the day is free.

Day12:

Hakone - Izu

This morning, visit Oshino Hakkai. Stop at Gotemba Peace Park to capture a breathtaking view of Mount Fuji. Take a cruise on Lake Ashi and visit Owakudani Valley and Hakone Shrine.

Day13:

Izu - Kamakura - Yokohama

Visit Odawara Castle and Daibutsu and Yokohama China Town.The rest of the day is free.

Day14:

Yokohama - Tokyo

Today enjoy a full day at leisure. You may like to do some additional sightseeing, shopping, or simply relax.

Day15:

Tokyo

In the morning you will be taken to Asakusa Kannon Temple. Continue to Ueno Park.Next is a visit to Edo Tokyo Museum.Then we will proceed to the Imperial Palace, the former site of Edo Castle. In the afternoon, we will visit the the world's tallest self supporting steel tower.From there we will cross the Rainbow Bridge.We will travel to the man made islands of Odaiba.

Day16:

Tokyo

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.

Ends

Dear Clients

This tour is ready to be booked or tailored to fit your personal requirements,please contact us for quotation and custom details.
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