18 days in Seoul, Osaka & Tokyo Itinerary

18 days in Seoul, Osaka & Tokyo Itinerary

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Seoul, South Korea
— 7 nights
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Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
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Seoul, South Korea — 7 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Insadong, Seoul City Wall and National Museum of Korea. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, admire the striking features of Deoksugung, get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, and contemplate the long history of Namsangol Hanok Village.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seoul trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Seoul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Seoul is minus 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Seoul at 3°C and lows at -5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for Osaka.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
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Osaka, Japan — 3 nights

Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
You've now added Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street to your itinerary. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Osaka holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Seoul to Osaka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Seoul in January, things will get a bit warmer in Osaka: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Tokyo.
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Tokyo, Japan — 6 nights

Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shibuya Crossing, Ghibli Museum Mitaka, Yayoi Kusama Museum, and other attractions you added. Have a day of magic on the 11th (Wed) at Tokyo Disneyland. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple and admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To see photos and tourist information, use the Tokyo trip planner.

You can fly from Osaka to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for home.
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