Suite 3050 - 4000 No.3 Road, Richmond, BC Canada V6X 0J8
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    14 Days:
    Korea 5 Nights & Japan 7 Nights 

    KOREA: Seoul, Gyeongju, Busan

    JAPAN: Osaka, *Hiroshima (Bullet Train), Nara, Kyoto, Nagoya, Shizuoka, Lake Ashi Cruise, Hakone, Mt. Fuji, Tokyo 

    • 2024 Departure Dates: Feb 15, Mar 14 (Spring Break), Nov 21
    • 2023 Departure Date: Nov 14
    • By Air Canada
    Tour Features
    • Tour Leader from Canada
    • Guaranteed Departures
    • Air Canada Direct Flight
    • Busan to Osaka by Air
    • 2 Nights in Seoul
    • 1 Night in Gyeongju
    • 2 Nights in Busan
    • 2 Nights in Osaka
    • 2 Nights in Kyoto
    • 1 Night in Shizuoka
    • 2 Nights in Tokyo
    • One Free Bottled Water Daily
    • Seoul DMZ (Third Tunnel)
    • Gyeongju UNESCO Sites
    • Hanbok Experience
    • The Painters / Nanta Show
    • Korea Welcome Dinner
    • Korea Buffet Dinner
    • Korean Souvenir
    • Cruise on Lake Ashi
    • Oshino Hakkai
    • Tokyo SkyTree
    • One Western Dinner
    • Special Farewell Dinner
    • Japanese Souvenir
    • *Optional Tour: Hiroshima (Bullet Train)
    • Korea Attractions Information
    *B-Breakfast L-Lunch D-Dinner SD-Special Dinner WD-Western Dinner

    Day 1Vancouver / Seoul (Korea) (AC 063 YVR/ICN 1205/1700+1)

    Fly with Air Canada to Vancouver from your hometown connecting Air Canada non-stop flight to Seoul (Korea). Start your worry-free vacation with our Canadian Tour Leader.

    Day 2Arrived Seoul

    Cross the International Date Line and arrive in Seoul. You will be greeted and transferred to the hotel.

    Day 3Seoul

    After breakfast, travel by comfortable coach to Gyeongbokgung Palace (the royal family primary residence during the Joseon Dynasty).  Then experience of wearing Korean Traditional Cloth – Hanbok. Visit the Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae – Korean Executive Office), then visit the National Folk Museum, Bukchon Hanok Village and Insadong. Take a break having a Ginseng Chicken Soup with Rice for lunch.  Onward to watch The Painters show (or Nanta), then enjoy a Welcome Dinner – Korean BBQ. After dinner, head over to Myeongdong Night Market before transfer back to the hotel. (B / L / SD)

    Four Points by Sheraton Josun, Seoul Station  or Similar (4-Star)

    Day 4 Seoul ~ Gyeongju

    In the morning, will visit War Memorial of Korea, drive by take a closer look at N Seoul Tower (No observatory) then go to DMZ Area to see the reality of divided nation in the world. The itinerary includes the Third Tunnel Experience, Dora Observatory and Dorasan Station. In the afternoon, enjoy a ride to Gyeongju. Dinner at Ashley Buffet Restaurant. (B / L / SD)

    Gyeongju Commodore Hotel  or Similar (4-Star)

    Day 5 Gyeongju ~ Busan

    After breakfast, visit 2 UNESCO Heritage sitesSeokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple. Then visit Cheomsongdae Observatory, Daerungwon Tomb Complex and Gyeongju National Museum. Late afternoon drive to Busan, visit Local Products Store and check-in hotel. (B / L)

    Busan ASTI Hotel  or Similar (4-Star)

    Day 5 Busan

    Today, visit Gamcheon Culture Village and Haedong Yonggungsa Temple. Then walk along Busan famous Haeundae Beach and get a ride on Haeundae Coastal Train. Visit Cheongsapo Red and White Lighthouse, Busan International Film Festival Square and Jagalchi Fish Market. Afterwards, enjoy a Korean Hot Pot Dinner. (B / L / D)

    Busan ASTI Hotel  or Similar (4-Star)

    Day 7Busan ~ Osaka (Japan) (by Air)

    After breakfast, flight to Osaka. Upon arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel. Dinner at a local restaurant. (B / D)

    Sheraton Miyako Osaka  or Similar (4-Star)

    Day 8 Osaka

    Free Day OR Optional Tour to Hiroshima. Tour departure from hotel and take the morning Bullet Train to Hiroshima. Visit Hiroshima Memorial Park (Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Museum), then visit Itsukushima Shrine and Miyajima Island. In the late afternoon, take the Bullet Train back to Osaka Station, transfer back to the hotel. (B)

    Sheraton Miyako Osaka  or Similar (4-Star)

    Day 9Osaka ~ Nara ~ Kyoto

    Today, visit Dotonbori a bustling shopping district known for its wide range of stores and boutiques. Then, drive 30mins to Nara. Visit Todaiji Temple and Nara Deer Park. Afterward, visit Kasuga Taisha Shrine, famous for its many bronze lanterns, as well as the many stone lanterns that lead up the shrine. At night, Western Dinner at a local restaurant, overnight in Kyoto. (B / L / WD)

    ANA Crown Plaza Kyoto or Similar (4-Star)

    Day 10Kyoto

    After breakfast, visit Heian Shrine, Fushimi Inari Shrine and Kiyomizu Temple. Then, explore the district of Gion and try to catch a glimpse of geikos (Kyoto dialect for geisha) or maikos (geiko apprentices) at Hanami-koji Street. After lunch, visit Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) and Arashiyama Bamboo Grove. Dinner on your own arrangement. (B / L)

    ANA Crown Plaza Kyoto or Similar (4-Star)

    Day 11Kyoto ~ Nagoya ~ Shizuoka

    In the morning, take 2 hours (bus drive) from Kyoto to Nagoya. Visit Atsuta Shrine. Then proceed to visit Osu Kannon Temple/ Shopping Arcade, a network of covered shopping streets with over 400 shops and restaurants. Visit Nagoya Castle, then continue journey to Shizuoka for overnight. Dinner at a local restaurant. (B / L / D)

    Hotel Associa Shizuoka or Similar (4-Star)

    Day 12Shizuoka ~ Mt. Fuji ~ Hakone ~ Tokyo

    In the morning, taking a calming 30-minute Cruise on Lake Ashi in a pirate boat. And visit the eight springs Oshino Hakkai. Then drive to Mt. Fuji 5th Station (depending on weather conditions), a closet place that can reach Mt. Fuji. Dinner on your own arrangement. (B / L)

    Metropolitan Ikebukuro  or Similar (4-Star)

    Day 13Tokyo

    After breakfast, visit Tokyo’s oldest temple – Asakusa Kannon Temple (Sensoji Temple). Then explore the Nakamise Market, the street lined on both sides with shops selling traditional souvenirs, snacks, and sweets. Next, you will be treated with the skyline view of Tokyo at Tokyo Skytree Observation Deck. Then, visit Tokyo National Museum, Imperial Palace and Nijubashi Bridge. At night, we will have a Farewell Dinner. (B / L / SD)

    Metropolitan Ikebukuro  or Similar (4-Star)

    Day 14 Tokyo ~ Vancouver (AC 004 NRT/YVR 1805/0950)

    After breakfast, enjoy a leisure morning, transfer to Tokyo Narita International Airport, take the Air Canada direct flight to Vancouver, arrive home on the same day. (B)