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Explore South Korea & Japan by Rail 10 Days



This tour takes you to major sightseeing spots in South Korea & Japan. You can experience the world’s fastest high- (speed trains, including the world famous Bullet Train (Shinkansen) in Japan and KTX train in Korea on the tour. South Korea-(centrally located in North East Asia, South Korea is one of the best sightseeing places in the world. Seoul– the nation’s capital offers endless opportunities for sightseeing, entertainment, shopping and cultural experience. Gyeongju was the capital of the Silla Kingdom for 1000 years ago. The area is truly a museum without walls dues to the wealth of historical buildings and treasures. Japan-(discover an amazing variety of places from the modern cities of Tokyo & Kyoto, which is the ancient capital of Japan, with its thousand of shrines and temples. Experience natural hot springs in Hakone Yumoto.



Departures (from Tokyo) 01 Apr 17 – 31 Mar 18
Tour Inclusions South Korea
• 4 nights accommodation with daily breakfast
• Airport transfers by private taxi
• Sightseeing tours with English speaking guide as stated in the itinerary
• Rail tickets as stated in the itinerary
• Meals as stated in the itinerary (lunch: 2/dinner :1)

• 5 nights accommodation with daily breakfast
• Airport transfers by airport bus
• Sightseeing tours with English speaking guide as stated in the itinerary
• Rail tickets as stated in the itinerary
• Meals as stated in the itinerary (lunch: 3)
Prices from (Per person, Land Only) TWIN: NZ$3,300 PER PERSON
• Minimum participants to operate: 2 persons
• Tour prices are subject to availability
• Seasonal surcharge and conditions apply
• Hotel up-grade plan is available.
• Special airfares in conjunction with this tour are available, please contact JTB New Zealand.
Accommodation Seoul: Ibis Insadong Hotel or similar class
Gyeongju: Gyeongju Concorde Hotel or similar class
Tokyo: Shinagawa Prince Hotel or similar class
Hakone: Hakone Yumoto Hotel or similar class
Kyoto: New Miyako Hotel or similar class


Day 1

Incheon Airport – Seoul
Arrival at Incheon Airport Transfer to the hotel by private taxi. Check into the hotel. Accommodation in Seoul for 2 nights.



Day 2BL

Breakfast at hotel Pick up by local guide and join to Full day mototrcoach tour of Seoul – Royal Guard Changing Ceremony, Gyeongbok Palace, National Folk Museum, Jogyesa Temple, Ginseng or Amethyst Factory, Lunch, Korean Folk Village Breakfast & lunch included.



Day 3BD

Seoul – Gyeongju
Transfer from hotel to Seoul Station by local taxi on your own. Transfer to Gyeongju by KTX Train. Meet a local English speaking driving guide at the station and tour visits Gyeongju Nat’l Museum, Tumuli Park (Daereungwon), Cheomseongdae Observatory, and Anapji Pond. Breakfast & dinner included. Accommodation in Gyeongju for 1 night.



Day 4BL

Gyeongju – Seoul
Meet with a local English speaking driving guide and the morning tour visits Bulguksa Temple & Seokguram Grotto. Afternoon return to Seoul by KTX train. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel on your own by local taxi. Breakfast & lunch included.



Day 5

Seoul – Narita Airport – Tokyo
Transfer from hotel to Incheon Airport by private taxi. Depart Incheon to Narita Airport by air. Transfer from the airport to the hotel by the airport bus. Accommodation for two nights in Tokyo.



Day 6BL

JTB Tokyo Dynamic Tour : full day sightseeing in Tokyo with an English speaking guide. The tour includes Tokyo Tower Observatory,Tea Ceremony at Happoen Garden, Lunch: Barbecue style lunch, Sumida River Cruise from Hinode Pier to Asakusa, Imperial Palace Plaza & Nijubashi Bridge, Asakusa Kannon Temple & Nakamise Shopping Arcade. Breakfast & lunch included.



Day 7BD

Tokyo – Mt.Fuji – Hakone Yumoto
JTB Mt. Fuji & Hakone 1 Day disband at Hakone Yumoto hot spring; fulll day excursion Mt. Fuji & Hakone with an English speaking guide. The tour visits Fuji Visitor Centre ,Mt. Fuji 5th Station, Japanese style lunch, Cruise on Lake Ashi, and Mt. Komagatake Aerial Cableway. Breakfast & Dinner included. Accommodation in Hakone Yumoto for 1 night.



Day 8B

Hakone Yumoto – Odawara Station – Kyoto
Transfer from Hakone Yumoto Station to Odawara Station by Tozan Rail on your own. Transfer from Odawara Station to Kyoto Station by Shinkansen Train. Breakfast included. Accommodation in Kyoto for 2 nights.



Day 9BL

Kyoto – Nara – Kyoto
TJTB Kyoto & Nara 1 Day Tour with an English speaking guide. The tour visits Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji, Kinkakuji Temple, Kyoto Imperial Palace (or Kitano tenmangu Shrine), Japanese style lunch, Todaiji Temple,Nara Park, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, and Nara Nagomikan. Breakfast & lunch included.



Day 10B

Kyoto – Kansai Airport
Transfer from Kyoto to Kansai Airport by the airport bus. Breakfast included.




B : Breakfast  L : Lunch  D : Dinner




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