13 DAYS JAPAN KOREA ADVENTURE!
13 DAYS JAPAN KOREA ADVENTURE!
Thank you for choosing Lotus Vacations Inc. We appreciate your business! These who has never drink warm sake during cherry blossom season are considered to miss many precious things in life. This is a typical Japanese culture that the whole world desire to have experience once. Not only that, visiting Japan to seeing vibrant lady in traditional kimono, the way of Tea Ceremony or learn the spirit of resilient Japanese. To South Korea we will feel the most prosperous country in Asia, look at the girls in traditional Hanbok costumes, visit the magnificent Royal palace and the Folk Village. A Relaxing cruise through the Han River.
The two countries of Japan and Korea with many scenic spots and many activities in harmony with Japanese culture - Korea cannot forget about a trip full of attractions. The trip will be from March 24 to April 05, 2019 (During the heart of Cherry Blossom Season period from Japan to Korea) B-BREAKFAST L-LUNCH D-DINNER MARCH 24 TO APRIL 5 2019 13 DAYS JAPAN KOREA ADVENTURE!
Thank you for choosing Lotus Vacations Inc. We appreciate your business! DAY 1 (MAR 24): CANADA – TOKYO: Departing Canada and fly to Tokyo, Japan for roughly 9 hours. Crossing the International Date Line enroute. DAY 2 (MAR 25): WELCOME TO JAPAN: (D) Upon arrival at Narita Airport we will be greet by our tour guide and transferred to our hotel. Buffet Dinner in Hotel. Accommodation: Nikko Narita or Similar DAY 3 (MAR 26): TOKYO: (B, L, D) After breakfast: FULL DAY SIGHTS SEEINGS Tokyo City Tour. Ueno Park: A must visit destination for Sakura viewing, the park has over 9,000 different type of plants and tree.
It contains museums and a zoo.
Imperial Palace (outside): The current and primary resident of the Emperor of Japan. The total size is 115 hectares and encircled by moats. Follow is lunch: Japanese BBQ Buffet. Asakusa Kannon Temple & Nakamise Shopping Street: Asakusa Kannon is also known as Sensoji Temple. The structure is a Buddhist temple built in the 7th century, and is the oldest temple in all of Japan. After visiting this spiritual ground, we have free time to explore the famous Nakamisen shopping street where traditional Japanese food, souvenirs and novelty items can be purchased. Dinner is Crab Hot Pot. Follow by transfer to hotel.
Accommodation: Daichi Ryougoku or Similar DAY 4 (MAR 27): TOKYO – YOKOHAMA – FUJI -ATAMI (B, L, D) After Breakfast: We will depart Tokyo for: Yokohama Ramen Museum (Entrance Fee Included): A Museum and Food Court. We will have lunch inside the food court with architecture style of 1960 Tokyo. Mt.Fuji: The most beautiful landscape of cherry blossom and mountains. If the weather is on our side, we will go up to Mt. Fuji’s 5th station. This is about half way up the iconic Mt. Fuji. Oshino Hakkai Village: is a set of 8 ponds in the five-lake region of Mt. Fuji. These ponds are natural spring water from snow melting and filtered from nearby Mt.
Fuji. We will have a chance to try their natural spring water at the centre of the Village. Check-in hotel. Sushi and Seafood Buffet with free flow beer and alcohol included. Onsen experience is a must at this hotel.
Thank you for choosing Lotus Vacations Inc. We appreciate your business! Accommodation: New Fujiya Atami or Similar DAY 5 (MAR 28): ATAMI – NAGOYA - SHIGA (B, L, D) After Breakfast: We will depart for Nagoya. Nagoya Castle: is one of the most beautiful castle in Japan. Not only is there an extremely beautiful architecture, the castle also has beautiful scenery outside with brilliant colors of cherry blossoms and great values of cultural history. Follow by Japanese BBQ Buffet lunch. Osu shopping street: colorful and bustle, with affordable prices. After, check in to hotel and Buffet dinner with free flow of beer included.
Accommodation: Hikone View or Similar DAY 6 (MAR 29): SHIGA – KYOTO- OSAKA (B, L, D) After Breakfast: FULL DAY KYOTO CITY TOUR. A full day of culture and tradition. Gion Shrine & Corner: Breath taking view of the massive shrine with sakura trees lined the front entrance. Gion Corner park is where the film "Memoirs of a Geisha" was shot. (suggesting male/female in traditional long dress, great place for group picture). Tea Ceremony: Experience the traditional culture of Japan in the “Way of the Tea”. Learn how to make a perfect cup of Matcha Green Tea. Follow by lunch, Kyoto vegetable hot pot.
Bamboo Forest: A popular spot for newlyweds. Where bustling city life meets nature. Kimono show: At Nishijin Textile Center. Kimono for all ages and can be customized. A perfect well tailored Kimono can easily cost over $10000.
Shinkansen Bullet Train: Witness Japan’s finest technology. An hour train ride to Osaka at 300 km/h. Overnight in Osaka for two nights. Accommodation: Osaka Plaza or Similar DAY 7 (MAR 30): OSAKA- KOBE – OSAKA (B, L, D) After Breakfast: We will depart for Kobe. Sake Museum: Enjoy Sake, one of the famous rice wine of Japan.
Thank you for choosing Lotus Vacations Inc. We appreciate your business! Kobe Earthquake Museum: Experience the disaster of the terrible 6.9 earthquake. To see the strength and spirit of solidarity of the people of Japan. Lunch will be the Famous Kobe Beef.
Osaka Castle: The castle has been recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Free time at Shinsaibashi shopping arcade. Japanese set menu dinner then back to hotel. Accommodation: Osaka Plaza or Similar DAY 8 (MAR 31): OSAKA – NARA (B, L, D) After Breakfast: FULL DAY CITIES TOUR: OSAKA & NARA Todai-ji Temple & Nara Deer Park: The world's largest wooden building temple, a UNESCO World Heritage. You will have a change to feed the wild deer that roam the park. Kuroshio Fish Market: Enjoying famous Tuna cutting art show in Japan. Lunch money will be provided to enjoy the many food and fruit stands.
Make sure to leave some room for Maguro!
Kimiidera: The third largest temple in Japan. Japanese set dinner and overnight in Kansai before our flight to South Korea. Accommodation: Washington Kansai or Similar DAY 9 (APR 1): OSAKA – ICHEON – SEOUL (B, L, D) After Breakfast: Depart for Osaka International Airport and catch our flight to South Korea. Meet and greet local tour guide. FULL DAY SEOUL CITY TOUR. Gyeongbok Royal Palace: It was built in 1395, also known as the Northern Palace as it locates furthest North in relation to the other 5 Palaces. It is the largest and the most beautiful out of all the Palaces in Korea.
Blue House (Drive by): The U.S.A has the White House so Korea has their own Blue House.
Korea National Folk Museum: Using replicas of historical objects to illustrate tradional life of Korean People. Dinner will be tradional Korean set menu, then check-in hotel.
Thank you for choosing Lotus Vacations Inc. We appreciate your business! Accommodation: Hotel Artrium or Similar DAY 10 (APR 2): SEOUL – NAMI – SEOUL (B, L, D) After Breakfast: Namiseom Island: Located 63km from Seoul. A short 5 min ferry ride to the island. This small island on the Bukhangang River is famous for its romantic streets with straight lined trees. Many romantic k-dramas was shot here. Lunch will be Nami BBQ Chicken. Ginseng museum and Shop: Home to 1500 years of Korean Ginseng cultivation. 80% of Korean Ginseng are cultivated here.
Nanta Cooking Show: With unique Korean artists showing their skills and athleticism.
Dinner will be Shabu Shuba hotpot. Transfer back to hotel for rest. Accommodation: Hotel Artrium or Similar DAY 11 (APR 3): KOREAN FOLK VILLAGE (B, L, D) After Breakfast: KOREAN CULTURE AT ITS FINEST. Korean Folk Village (Entrance Fee Included): Be introduced to their unique culture to foreign and Korean visitors. Lunch, we will have their famous steamed ginseng chicken. Kim Chi Cooking & Hanbok Try-On: Typical dishes of Korean and wear Korean traditional Hanbok outfits (Similar to vietnamese Ao Dai). Dinner will be Korean BBQ. Myeongdong Market: One of Korea’s prime shopping districts. Home to many department stores, shopping malls, street side shops, restaurants, cafes, and hawker stalls.
After, transfer to hotel to rest.
Accommodation: Hotel Artrium or Similar DAY 12 (APR 4): HAN RIVER CRUISE (B, L, D) After Breakfast: FULL DAY SEOUL TOUR & CRUISE Kwanghwamun Square: An open public space, famous for the statue of Admiral Yi Sun-sin and King Sejong the Great, the most revered military figure and ruler in Korean history. Cheonggyecheon Stream: a 10 km long stream, flowing West to East through Downtown Seoul. Before having our lunch, we will relax on an hour river cruise through the Han river.
Thank you for choosing Lotus Vacations Inc. We appreciate your business! MUST experience: Dried fishes in a jar is for sale to feed the seagulls.
They will grab the fish with their beak with accuracy and precision. Yeouido Park: Located in the heart of Seoul, perfect place to see Cherring Blossoms. How will this park measure up to Ueno Park in Japan? Insadong Ancient Street: A focal point of Korean traditional culture, antiques and crafts. The street stretches over a km long. N'Seoul Tower: A symbol of Seoul. The first tower type tourism spot in Korea. The tower sit at about 480M above sea level.
Dongdaemun Market: A mega commercial hub, with 26 shopping malls and over 30 000 shops. Finish off our day with a farewell dinner then back to hotel for rest and enjoy our last night in Korea. Accommodation: Hotel Artrium or Similar DAY 13 (APR 5): SEOUL- CALGARY (B, L) After Breakfast: Free time for 2 hours to relax or personal shoppings. Our bus will transfer us to lunch, to we will enjoy a local dedicacy Bulgogi BBQ. Duty free shop is within the same buidling. After lunch, our driver will transfer us to the airport. Thank you for choosing Lotus Vacations Inc. Have a safe trip home.
$4680 CAD PER PERON Double Occupancy Deposit: $2500 CAD per passenger.
Full amount due: December 15, 2018 Contact: Hung 4038307781 to book! *$1500 CAD of deposit which is non-refundable. Your Tour Package Includes • International Airfare from Canada to Japan/ Korea to Canada • Intra-Asia airfare from Japan to Korea • All transfers to/from airports
Thank you for choosing Lotus Vacations Inc. We appreciate your business! • Sightseeing admissions as specified • Private coach with air conditioning • English speaking guide • 11 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 1 Kobe Beef Lunch, 10 Dinners, 1 Farewell Dinner • 11 nights' accommodation: Hotel category 4 stars plus hotel in Japan and Korea • 1 bottle water/per person/per day Your Tour Package Does NOT Include • Travel insurance (We sell Travel Insurance please inquire if needed, Entry Visa (if requires), and all personal expenses.
• Tipping and gratuities to local guides, drivers, and hotel staff.
(USD10 per person to guide and driver x number of days (12) - this is mandatory) • Any items not specified as included.