14 days in Japan & South Korea Itinerary

14 days in Japan & South Korea Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia travel route planner

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Fly to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Drive to Urayasu
Urayasu, Japan
— 4 nights
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
Hiroshima, Japan
— 1 night
Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights


Urayasu, Japan

— 4 nights
A city lying on Tokyo Bay, Urayasu used to stand separate from the giant metropolis next door, but now, even though it belongs to another prefecture, it seems part of the capital.
Change things up with a short trip to Obyo Cherry Blossom in Ichihara (about 48 minutes away). Have a day of magic on the 18th (Mon) at Tokyo Disneyland. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Tokyo DisneySea, visit Urayasu Sports Park Indoor And Swimming Pool, look for gifts at Bon Voyage, and have fun at Noriko Koshida.

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Tampa, USA to Urayasu is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. Traveling from Tampa to Urayasu, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Tampa, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Urayasu, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can fly to Kyoto.

Things to do in Urayasu

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Kyoto, Japan

— 3 nights
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Kyoto is known for historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, don't miss a visit to Heian Shrine, and look for gifts at Misuyabari.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto trip planner.

You can fly from Urayasu to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Urayasu in July: highs in Kyoto hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:

Hiroshima, Japan

— 1 night

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden, step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, then contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

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You can take a train from Kyoto to Hiroshima in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Seoul.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Seoul, South Korea

— 4 nights
One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Gyeongbokgung Palace, visit Myeongdong Shopping Street, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jongmyo Shrine.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip maker website.

Getting from Hiroshima to Seoul by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:

Japan travel guide

Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Land of the Rising Sun
Part of a volcanic archipelago that encompasses over 6,800 islands, Japan remains one of Asia's most fascinating tourist destinations, where a blend of modernity and tradition creates a look and feel completely different from any other place in the world. A tour of Japan lets you discover big cities filled with ancient temples and innovative skyscrapers, as well as quiet country landscapes dotted with castles, perfectly manicured gardens, cherry orchards, and primeval forests seemingly untouched by the hand of mass tourism. Many tourists on vacation in Japan devote lots of time to the country's unique cuisine, prepared with painstaking attention to detail and a genius for simple yet effective presentation.

South Korea travel guide

Shopping · History Museums · Parks
Land of the Morning Calm
Though it boasts a history spanning thousands of years, South Korea ranks among the world's most urbanized and modernized countries, with nearly half of its population living in high-rises concentrated in the national capital. In this land of pristine mountain scenery, many South Korea vacations involve some form of winter sports--not surprising for the country that won the bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. Curious travelers wishing to get to know South Korea's heart and soul spend only a small part of their holiday in big cities like Busan and Seoul, devoting much of their attention to the tranquil countryside that seems largely untouched by the 21st century.