12 Day Korea, Japan Kansai, Kanto Deluxe Tour (Hiroshima)

Description

Tour code: CHKB12E

Description: Seoul, Gangwon-do,  Osaka, Kyoto, Tokyo

Overview

Exclusive Arrangements Nami Island, an in-depth experience of the romantic beauty of Gangwon-do

  • Stay overnight in Kyoto + Tokyo for 5 nights to experience the charms of Japanese ancient culture and international cosmopolitan
  • Take Shinkansen (High Speed Train) from Osaka to Hiroshima and Kyoto to Hakone, quick and easy, to save your time and effort!
  • No shopping tour at all, no designated expenses;
  • Visiting: Osaka Castle Park, Kuromon Market, Nara Park & Todaiji Temple, Kiyomizu Temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Ninenzaka and Sannezaka, Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Lake Ashi, Kamakura Daibutsu, Tsurugaoka Hachimangū, Tokyo Tower, Sensoji Temple, Imperial Palace, Shibuya and other famous attractions!

Day 1 Arrive Seoul    

Arrive at Seoul Incheon International Airport. For arrival between the hours of 10:30am – 9:30pm into Incheon Airport Terminal 1, you will meet a tour guide on the 1st Floor Arrival Hall at Door 12. For guests arriving at Terminal 2, please make your own way by airport terminal bus to Terminal 1 to meet the guide for a group transfer. Guests who arrive before or after the designated time can take the free hotel shuttle to the hotel at Gate14, Terminal 1. (The hotel check-in time is after 2pm) *It is an approximate 10USD/per car cost to transfer to the hotel by taxi.

Day 2 Seoul-Gangwon-do (B/L/D)    

After breakfast, visit the “Dae Jang Geum Theme Park”, which is Korea’s first TV drama theme park and one of the major shooting venues for <Dai Jang-Igma>. 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.

Day 3 Gangwon-do-Seoul (B/L/D)

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.

Day 4 Seoul (B)   

After the breakfast, free day at leisure in the city Seoul. The rest of meals, please arrange on own.

Day 5 Seoul-Osaka (B)  

After breakfast, you can take the bus on own expense (USD15/per person) to Incheon Airport (Buses will run for the flight departing time between 10:00am to 18:00pm) The free pick-up service is available for all flights which arrive from 11am to 9 pm at Osaka Kansai Airport Terminal 1. When guests arrive, a guide will be onsite to assist you to take a train or bus to the hotel. Travelers who arrive at the other times can take the limo bus on own expense (The fare costs around 30USD/PP) to the hotel. The hotel check-in is available after 3pm with your passport.

Hotel: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka or Hotel Hanshin similar

Day 6 Osaka (B)

Free Leisure Day or join One-day Hiroshima Optional tour (USD369/pp).

Optional tour: After breakfast, take high speed train to Hiroshima (1.5 hrs). Upon arrival, visit Itsukushima, Atomic Bomb Dome and Hiroshima Peace Memorial. Return to Osaka by high speed train in the evening.

Hotel: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka or Hotel Hanshin similar

Day 7 Osaka-Kyoto (B/L)   

In the morning, visit Osaka’s landmark – Osaka Castle as a photo stop, and then visit Osaka Fish Market-Kuromon Market. Enjoy a variety of fishery cuisine and sushi. Visit Nara Park and Todai-ji Temple to see the deer and traditional temple. In the afternoon, proceed to Kyoto to visit the World Cultural Heritage site, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and stroll along the Ninenzaka and Sannezaka Streets. Tonight, return to the hotel with the tour guide at the designated time. Dinner is arranged on own.

Hotel: Hotel New Hankyu Osaka or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or Westin Kyoto Hotel or similar

Day 8 Kyoto (B/L)

After breakfast, head to Arashiyama Bamboo Forest and the Togetukyo Bridge. After, visit the famous attraction, Golden Pavilion. Then, visit a traditional brewery to taste and learn the brewing process of sake. Then, visit Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine. Fushimi Inari Shrine is a shrine on the south side of Kyoto. It serves the god of agriculture. Free leisure time afterwards. Dinner is on your own arrangement.

Hotel: Hotel New Hankyu Osaka or Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto or Westin Kyoto Hotel or similar

Day 9 Kyoto-Tokyo (B/L/D)

After breakfast, accompanied by a guide, take the Shinkansen (high-speed train) to Hakone (Baggage carried on own). After arriving in Hakone, take the bus to Oshino-Hakkai and visit the park at the base of Mt. Fuji. Continue to Lake Ashi for a cruise on the lake. Lake Ashi is a great place to see the views of Mount Fuji. Afterwards, head to Kamakura to visit the famous World Cultural Heritage Site – Kamakura Big Buddha, the creation of Song Dynasty style, which was popular in the Kamakura Period. The Buddha statue is valued as the national treasure of Japan! Then visit the popular spots on Michelin Tourist Guide – Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and “HasederaTemple”. After dinner, transfer back to the hotel in Tokyo.

Hotel: Tokyo Prince Hotel or Shinjuku Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day10 Tokyo (B/L)

Visit Imperial Palace, the home of the Emperor of Japan. Then, proceed to Meiji Jingu Shrine, a shrine dedicated to Emperor Meiji and the Emperor Shozo Empress of Japan. This temple has the largest archway in front of Shrine Bridge in Japan. Explore the tallest standing tower in the world – Tokyo Skytree from afar. Later, visit Senso-ji to admire the ancient Buddhist temple, which is the oldest temple in Tokyo. Later, enjoy barbecue for lunch and visit Tokyo Tower (Photo-stop) in the afternoon. Then, go to Shibuya for its famous crossing and to explore all the little streets that surround the area filled with neon signs that have dining and entertainment areas. The area has a lot of small streets for pedestrians only that are lined with izakaya (Japanese bars), karaoke, purikura, restaurants and shopping. We will stay in Shibuya no less than 90 minutes. Afterward, return to the hotel around 8 pm or opt to stay in Shibuya area and you make your own way back to the hotel.

Hotel: Tokyo Prince Hotel or Shinjuku Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day11 Tokyo (B)

Free leisure day in Tokyo.

Hotel: Tokyo Prince Hotel or Shinjuku Granbell Hotel or Tokyo Dome Hotel or similar

Day12  Leave Tokyo(B)  

After breakfast, take limousine bus on your own expense and arrangement from the hotel to the airport for the home bound flight. The end of journey.

PRICING

Land tour price: $2,260

High season land tour price: $2,410

This Tour Package Includes:

  • 11 nights hotel accommodation
  • Air ticket from Seoul to Osaka including 15Kg luggage  
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
Tour Start Date – 2019 Tour Start Date – 2020
Feb 20

Mar 6, 13, 20, 27;

Apr 3, 10, 17;

May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29;

Jun  5, 12, 19, 26;

Jul   3, 10, 17, 24, 31;

Aug 14, 2128;

Sep 4, 18, 25;

Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30;

Nov 6, 13, 20, 27;

Dec 4, 18;

Feb 19

Mar 11, 18, 25;

Apr 1, 8, 15;

May 6, 13, 20, 27;

Jun 3, 10, 17, 24;

*High Season are in Red.

Remark: The schedule of itinerary might change without notice due to the unstable weather in Hokkaido. 

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