9 or 13 days
Tokyo, Odaiba, Tsukuba, Yamanashi, extension to Seoul
In Japan, the technology fueling tomorrow’s cities is on display today. Home to countless organizations specializing in robotics and engineering, this island country is at the forefront of innovation in the areas of sustainability and human mobility. From high-speed superconducting magnetic trains, to Hybrid Assistive Limb technology, to Asimo the robot, see how the future of cities is closer than you think in Japan.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Japan

  • Day 2: Tokyo

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Tokyo

    Take a guided tour of Tokyo with a STEM expert

    Explore the Shibuya District

    Ascend Tokyo Skytree

    Visit the Miraikan Science Museum

  • Day 4: Tokyo • Odaiba

    Take a guided tour of the Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park

    Visit the Toyota Megaweb Showcase

    Prepare your dinner at a cooking class led by a local Japanese chef

  • Day 5: Tokyo • Tsukuba

    Travel on a day-trip to Tsukuba

    Take a guided tour of the AIST's Science Square

    Take a guided tour of the KEK, the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization

    Participate in a hands-on workshop at a premier research organization

  • Day 6: Tokyo

    Take a tour of Akihabara Electric Town

    Visit the Hamarikyu Japanese Gardens

    Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony

  • Day 7: Tokyo • Tsukuba

    Travel on another day-trip to Tsukuba

    Take a guided tour of JAXA, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency

    Learn about Hybrid Assistive Limb technology at Cyberdyne Studios

  • Day 8: Tokyo • Yamanashi

    Travel on a day-trip to the Yamanashi Prefecture

    Explore the interactive exhibits at the Maglev Exhibition Center

    See Mt. Fuji

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Karaoke

    Karaoke

    A trip to Japan wouldn’t be complete without an evening of singing with friends in your very own private karaoke lounge. Belt your favorite jams in English or Japanese, or just clap along and enjoy a truly authentic Japanese pastime.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 4 more days

  • Day 9: Tokyo • Seoul

    Fly to Seoul

  • Day 10: Seoul

    Take a tour of Seoul

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Gyeongbokgung Palace
    • A Guard Changing Ceremony

    Prepare an authentic Korean meal at a cooking class

    Visit the Bukchon Hanok Village

    Experience the virtual reality attractions at the T.um VR Station theme park

    Visit the National Museum of Korea

  • Day 11: Seoul

    Visit the Samsung Innovation Museum

    Visit Hwaseong Fortress

    View Seoul from the top of N Seoul Tower

  • Day 12: Seoul

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Korea Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

    Korea Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

    Take a full-day tour to Korea’s Demilitarized Zone (better known as the DMZ). This 150-mile long demarcated military area separates North and South Korea. Learn about Korea’s complicated internal struggle as you visit notable sites including the Third Tunnel—one of four tunnels underneath the border.

  • Day 13: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Japan

  • Day 2: Tokyo

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Tokyo

    Take a guided tour of Tokyo with a STEM expert

    Explore the Shibuya District

    Ascend Tokyo Skytree

    Visit the Miraikan Science Museum

  • Day 4: Tokyo • Odaiba

    Take a guided tour of the Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park

    Visit the Toyota Megaweb Showcase

    Prepare your dinner at a cooking class led by a local Japanese chef

  • Day 5: Tokyo • Tsukuba

    Travel on a day-trip to Tsukuba

    Take a guided tour of the AIST's Science Square

    Take a guided tour of the KEK, the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization

    Participate in a hands-on workshop at a premier research organization

  • Day 6: Tokyo

    Take a tour of Akihabara Electric Town

    Visit the Hamarikyu Japanese Gardens

    Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony

  • Day 7: Tokyo • Tsukuba

    Travel on another day-trip to Tsukuba

    Take a guided tour of JAXA, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency

    Learn about Hybrid Assistive Limb technology at Cyberdyne Studios

  • Day 8: Tokyo • Yamanashi

    Travel on a day-trip to the Yamanashi Prefecture

    Explore the interactive exhibits at the Maglev Exhibition Center

    See Mt. Fuji

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Karaoke

    Karaoke

    A trip to Japan wouldn’t be complete without an evening of singing with friends in your very own private karaoke lounge. Belt your favorite jams in English or Japanese, or just clap along and enjoy a truly authentic Japanese pastime.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 4 more days

  • Day 9: Tokyo • Seoul

    Fly to Seoul

  • Day 10: Seoul

    Take a tour of Seoul

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Gyeongbokgung Palace
    • A Guard Changing Ceremony

    Prepare an authentic Korean meal at a cooking class

    Visit the Bukchon Hanok Village

    Experience the virtual reality attractions at the T.um VR Station theme park

    Visit the National Museum of Korea

  • Day 11: Seoul

    Visit the Samsung Innovation Museum

    Visit Hwaseong Fortress

    View Seoul from the top of N Seoul Tower

  • Day 12: Seoul

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Korea Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

    Korea Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

    Take a full-day tour to Korea’s Demilitarized Zone (better known as the DMZ). This 150-mile long demarcated military area separates North and South Korea. Learn about Korea’s complicated internal struggle as you visit notable sites including the Third Tunnel—one of four tunnels underneath the border.

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels (11 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily

  • Entrances

    Tokyo Skytree, Miraikan Museum, Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park, Toyota showcase, cooking class, guided tour of KEK, hands-on workshop, Hamarikyu Japanese Gardens, tea ceremony, JAXA tour, Cyberdyne Studios, Maglev Exhibition Center (with extension: Gyeongbokgung Palace, cooking class, Bukchon Hanok village, National Museum of Korea, T.um VR Station, Samsung Innovation Museum, Suwon Hwaesong Fortress, N Seoul Tower)

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Continuous support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour emergency service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • weShare—Online engagement

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Worldwide presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director, and more.
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