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Sublime Grand Asia Tour: Japan, South Korea, and China

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

China, Japan

Places Visited

Seoul, Tokyo, Kyoto, Beijing...

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Suggested Duration

17 Days

Covering unforgettable experiences across Asia, from Japan to South Korea and China, this extravagantly luxurious 17-day tour will share what makes this sought-after slice of the world so special. From the many tantalizing culinary delicacies to the documented heritage highlights, there is nothing left behind on this curated grand discovery of Asia, as you are treated to decadent moments every step of the way.

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the many wonders of Tokyo as you cross the famous Shibuya Crossing to witness the Hachiko memorial, among other staggering heritage sites including the Meiji Jingu Shrine
  • Appreciate unending views of Tokyo’s skyline atop the soaring Roppongi Hills Mori Tower Observatory, where you will be entranced by the evocative artwork housed in the Mori Museum
  • Soak up the spiritual ambiance pouring from the ancient walls of the Kinkaku-Ji and Ryoanji temples, architectural marvels and iconic symbols of Japan’s past in Kyoto
  • Relish an insider tour of the famous Daitoku-Ji Temple, a spellbinding display of ancient Japanese spirituality, as your private guide and revered professor of Japanese religions, Catherine Ludvik, traces the origins of this wonder
  • Unravel Korean heritage within the momentous emblem of the Joseon Dynasty, the Gyeongbokgung Palace, where exhibits and displays will spotlight the distinct characteristics of Korean culture in Seoul
  • Visit the mesmerizing farmlands of the Yangpyeong Farm Village, where you will have the unique opportunity to partake in various rural activities showcasing the rustic charm of this off-the-beaten-path paradise destination
  • Deepen your understanding of the Korean War as you travel to the massive 3rd Tunnel and the Dora Observatory, each offering insight into the tragedies and tribulations faced by the troops who endured the battles
  • Witness the iconic century-old terracotta statues housed in the tomb of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, and uncover China’s Buddhist origins at the Wild Goose Pagoda in Xian
  • Marvel at the wondrous creations of the Ming Dynasty as you visit the revered Temple of Heaven, an architectural feat ahead of its time that is as beautiful as it is culturally significant
  • Wallow in the serenity and magical flowered landscapes veiling the famous Yuyuan Gardens as you peacefully stroll it's emerald grounds and visit the iconic Huxinting Teahouse in Shanghai

Starting Price

$24,526 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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