9 or 11 days
Korea, extension to Japan

Gyeongju was capital of the Silla Dynasty for almost a thousand years, and it brims with Buddhist sculptures and stone pagodas.

Seoul is a huge city with an old world charm; see its markets and palaces, and learn about Korean heritage at the National Folk Museum. In Busan, beautiful beaches and the vibrant Jagalchi fish market offer a view of South Korea’s maritime culture.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to South Korea

  • Day 2: Seoul

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Busan

    Take a bullet train from Seoul to Busan

    Take a guided tour of Busan

    Visit the Jagalchi Fish Market

    Visit Taejongdae Park

    Visit Haeundae Beach

    Visit Busan Tower

  • Day 4: Busan • Gyeongju

    Enjoy free time in Busan

    Travel to Gyeongju

  • Day 5: Gyeongju

    Take a guided tour of Gyeongju

    Visit the Gyeongju National Museum

    Visit Tumuli Park

    Visit Anapji Pond

    Visit Bulguksa Temple

    Visit Seokguram Grotto

  • Day 6: Seoul

    Travel to Seoul

    Take a walking tour of Seoul

    Visit Bukchon Hanok Village

    Visit Namdaemun Market

    Participate in fan-illustration or cell-phone accessory making

  • Day 7: Seoul

    Take a guided tour of Seoul

    Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace

    Visit the National Folk Museum

    Visit Insadong Antique Alley

    Visit Seoul Tower

    Enjoy a Nanta Performance

  • Day 8: Seoul

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    DMZ Demilitarized Zone

    DMZ Demilitarized Zone

    Gain a deeper understanding of the Korean peninsula’s current political climate on this optional excursion. The DMZ is a 155-mile-long strip of land that serves as a buffer zone between North and South Korea—and the most heavily militarized border in the world. Tour the complex above ground and then don a hard hat and descend into the 3rd North Korean Tunnel for a look below.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Tokyo

    Fly to Tokyo

  • Day 10: Tokyo

    Take a guided tour of Tokyo

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Harajuku shopping district
    • Imperial Palace Plaza

    Visit the Meiji Shrine

    Visit Asakusa Kannon Temple

    Enjoy an authentic tempura dinner

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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

  • Day 2: Seoul

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Busan

    Take a bullet train from Seoul to Busan

    Take a guided tour of Busan

    Visit the Jagalchi Fish Market

    Visit Taejongdae Park

    Visit Haeundae Beach

    Visit Busan Tower

  • Day 4: Busan • Gyeongju

    Enjoy free time in Busan

    Travel to Gyeongju

  • Day 5: Gyeongju

    Take a guided tour of Gyeongju

    Visit the Gyeongju National Museum

    Visit Tumuli Park

    Visit Anapji Pond

    Visit Bulguksa Temple

    Visit Seokguram Grotto

  • Day 6: Seoul

    Travel to Seoul

    Take a walking tour of Seoul

    Visit Bukchon Hanok Village

    Visit Namdaemun Market

    Participate in fan-illustration or cell-phone accessory making

  • Day 7: Seoul

    Take a guided tour of Seoul

    Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace

    Visit the National Folk Museum

    Visit Insadong Antique Alley

    Visit Seoul Tower

    Enjoy a Nanta Performance

  • Day 8: Seoul

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    DMZ Demilitarized Zone

    DMZ Demilitarized Zone

    Gain a deeper understanding of the Korean peninsula’s current political climate on this optional excursion. The DMZ is a 155-mile-long strip of land that serves as a buffer zone between North and South Korea—and the most heavily militarized border in the world. Tour the complex above ground and then don a hard hat and descend into the 3rd North Korean Tunnel for a look below.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Tokyo

    Fly to Tokyo

  • Day 10: Tokyo

    Take a guided tour of Tokyo

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Harajuku shopping district
    • Imperial Palace Plaza

    Visit the Meiji Shrine

    Visit Asakusa Kannon Temple

    Enjoy an authentic tempura dinner

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Regional-style meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavors to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left up to you to discover favorite dishes of your own.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from your licensed local guides while they lead you on sightseeing tours.

  • Entrances

    Step inside the world’s most cherished treasures, like the Sistine Chapel, the Louvre and the Acropolis, with your local guide—we’ll take care of lines and tickets.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected 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 are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

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

  • Continuous Support

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

  • Worldwide Presence

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

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • 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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