Korea

Customized Tour

on REQUEST

TOUR PLAN

ARRIVAL & SEOUL CITY TOUR

Meet your guide after arrival at INC airport, starting your first day city tour by visiting DDP (Dongdaemun Design Plaza), one of Seoul’s major urban development.

Next, passing by Cheonggye Stream, you will visit the Unhyeongung Palace and learn of life under Joseon Dynasty rule.

Then, come to Tong-in Market. You can use yeopjeon which is Korea traditional currency and with the yeopjeons buy diverse food on sale at nearby stores. After lunch, you will be driven to Trick Eye and Ice Museum, the first museum in Korea to show optical illusion art.

Next, visit Bukchon Hanok Village, where is full of traditional Hanokhomes. It is a place that perfectly embodies the heritage and culture of South Korea.

Before we head back to hotel, you can feel romance walking through ‘Samchengdong – gil’. It goes through the middle of the city, lined with cafes, museums, antique shops and a number of famous art galleries.

OPTION 1: SUWON HWASEONG FORTRESS & EVERLAND THEME PARK

After breakfast, transfer to Suwon, you’ll visit UNESCO World Heritage : Hwaseong fortress. Explore the gates and artillery towers along the fortified walls, and listen as your guide explains how the fortress was constructed to demonstrate the king’s filial piety toward his father and to build a new pioneer city with its own economic power.

Next stop will be Everland Theme Park. South Korea’s largest theme park is like the Disney World of Asia, a massive complex filled with rides, food, fairy tales characters, animal shows and the country’s largest waterpark. Later, back to Hotel.

 

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DAY 02. OPTION 2: INCHEON FULL DAY TOUR

After breakfast, visit Wolmido Island, it is an a weekend destiantion and tourist area one kilometer off the coast of South Korea near Incheon.

Next, we will visit Fairly Tale Village, which has lots of paintings of famous fairy tales. Ordinary houses' walls are covered with beautiful wall paintings. It's a great place to visit if you like taking pictures or having a picture taken.

Then move to Songdo Central Park. The park is the centerpiece of Songdo IBD's green space plan, inspired by NYC Central Park. Visitors can take the water taxi from the Boathouse, where they can also rent bikes, canoes, kayaks, Segway, family boats and paddle boards.

After the tour, back to Hotel.

SEOUL CITY EXPLORE

After breakfast, head to N Seoul Tower which stands on Mt. Namsan in central Seoul. If you bring your own lock, you fasten a lock on the special fence.

Next, we will pay a visit to Gyeongbok Palace and watch changing guard ceremony at the largest palace in Seoul. Then, after taking a stop at Bokanteong store(Korean herb), continue to experience Kimchi making and Hanbok wearing. We will then visit Samsung D’light museum to explore fascinating IT-related products at the Digital Pavilion; and buy cost effective cosmetic products at Seokpajeong.

Finally, shopping at Duty Free Shop, then transfer to Hotel.

SEOUL - KYOTO

After breakfast at your hotel, spend your morning at leisure until checkout time, when you’ll be transferred to Incheon International Airport for your departure to Kyoto. Transfer from  Kansai airport to the hotel.  This evening ready for Kyoto night tour. This night tour features a traditional tea ceremony, Tempura dinner and the Gion Corner Show where you can enjoy the traditional Japanese arts You will first visit the Gion Corner, where you can see a delightful pageant featuring seven of the Japanese traditional arts; Koto music, flower arrangement, tea ceremony, Garaku (court music dance), Kyogen (ancient comic play), Kyomai (Kyoto-style Japanese dance) and Bunraku (puppet drama). After the show, you will walk to the Gion Yoshiima Ryokan (Japanese style Inn) where you can enjoy tea ceremony and dinner. The Tea Master will serve tea and sweets to each guest individually according to traditional manners followed by a Zen-style Tempura dinner. This will consist of deep-fried seasonal vegetables, served with soy bean soup and steamed rice. Overnight at Hotel in Kyoto.

KYOTO / NARA

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast leave for full day excursion to Kyoto & Nara. Visit Kinkaku Temple, Nijo Castle, Lunch at your own. Sight Seeing of Nara, Todaiji temple, Nara deer Park. Tour End at deer park. Dinner at Indian Local Restaurant. Overnight at Hotel in Kyoto.

KYOTO - TOKYO

Check out and departure from Kyoto by Shinkansen.

Arrival and check in to Tokyo Hotel.  Day free at Leisure. Evening you can opt to prepare yourself for an eclectic evening with a Japanese cabaret show which lasts for an hour at the Robot Restaurant in Tokyo’s Kabukicho red-light district! (can be pre-booked with Mercury)

Overnight at the Hotel in Tokyo.

TOKYO – MT. FUJI- LAKE ASHI – TOKYO (COACH + BULLET TRAIN)

Breakfast at hotel. From the departure point the tour starts with a drive through the scenic countryside to Mount Fuji, Enjoy the scenery of rural Japan during the drive to the Mount Fuji. You will have a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and grand mountains from an altitude of 8000 feet. Lunch On Own. Then you will take the double-wired sky gondola for a breath-taking view of the volcanic Hakone Mountains, arriving at Owakudani Valley (the Valley of Hell). Admire the view of steam escaping from the rugged mountains of Owakudani. You will also have the chance to try an Onsen Tamago. Next, you will have a boat ride on the peaceful Lake Ashi. You can sit back and relax in the midst of the picturesque and serene natural beauty of the Crater Lake. We then return to Tokyo by bullet train. The tour disbands at Tokyo station. Overnight at the Hotel in Tokyo.

Optional:

  • Upgrade the above tour with Lunch: (western style lunch.) supplement: USD 15 per person
  • You can opt for a Budget Mt Fuji tour with coach transfers to / fro (No Lunch): Reduction: USD 20 per person

TOKYO – CITY TOUR & SHOPPING - TOKYO

After late breakfast proceed to half day Tokyo Tour – tour begins midafternoon with visiting Hamarikyu garden, which is a typical Daimyo (Japanese feudal lord) garden in the Edo period with a tidal pond. After this you will enjoy a thirty minute boat ride to Asakusa on the Sumida River whilst admiring the harmonious blend of old and new Tokyo. After the cruise, you have a chance to see Ninja and Samurai performances at the pier. Then you will see the famous Asakusa Kannon Temple, one of the main cultural landmarks of Tokyo. We will then take you to the Nakamise Shopping Street, where you can walk down the brightly lit street leading to Japan's finest Buddhist temple. Then we will drive through Kappabashi area, where restaurant supplies and wax food samples are sold. Finally, we drive through the well-known shopping districts of Ueno and Akihabara, where the tour ends.

Evening is free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Tokyo.

DEPART TOKYO

After breakfast, fly to your onward destination.

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