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MARCH 29, 2009(SUN)/ #K-1 SPRING KOREA CHERRY BLOSSOM 12D-TOUR Similar to previous year's tour #K-1
  • All meals are included, except for the last tour day and return flight day.


  • Departure Date MARCH 29, 2009(SUN)
    Tour Guide Wayne TERANISHI
    Air Japan Airlines
    DATE: MARCH 01, 2009 (SUN) at 12 Noon
    PLACE: Hawaii Tokai International College Cafeteria
    2241 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Hawaii

    MAR 29(sun) Honolulu
    Leave Honolulu via Japan Airlines. Lunch and snack will be served aboard the flight.
    MAR 30(mon) Narita / Busan Hotel Busan Lotte
    Arrive at Narita airport and transfer to Japan airlines flight to Busa, South Korea. After clearing entry formalities at Busan International airport, tour fuide will take us to the beautiful Busan Lotte Hotel. Buffet dinner at hotel.
    MAR 31(tue) Busan Hotel Busan Lotte
    AMerican breakfast at hotel. We will have a brief city tour around Busan. Our Busan city tour will make a first stop at Taejongdae Seashore Park, then to Mt. Yongdu Park and Busan Tower within the park and the U.N. Cemetary, the only example of its kind remaining today in the world, and Jagalchi Fishery market where you can smell out the tast of and emotion of Busan City. It is the largest market in Korea specializing in raw fishes, shells and a good place to buy your dried seafood pupus. Buffet dinner at the hotel.
    APR 01(wed) Busan/Jeju Hotel Lotte Jeju
    American breakfast at hotel. After breakfast we fly to Jeju. Jeju island is the largest island in Korea, famous for its charming scenic beauty and the blessed mild weather all year arond. Upon arrival at Jeju airport we will transfer to our hotel in souther Jeju for two nights. We will have an afternoon Jeju sightseeing tour including Hallim Park, a paradise of exotic plants which displays a wonderful collection of subtropical plants. Buffet dinner at hotel with Volcano light show. Hotel is considered as one of the best in Korea.
    APR 02(thu) Jeju Hotel Lotte Jeju
    Anerican breakfast at hotel. After breakfast we will go on a gull day Jeju sightseeing tour including a visit to SANGUMBURI Crater, one of the 3 major craters on the island, Yongduam Rock, a symbol of Jeju, which is said to be in the shape of a dragon\'s head and Punjae Artpia, the only bonsai cultivating garden in Korea, etc. Jeju is also known for its beautiful cherry blossoms, lady divers, and as a honeymoon resort. Buffet dinner at the hotel.
    APR 03(fri) Jeju/ Gyeongju Hotel Hyundae
    American breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, fly to Kimhae airport to transfer to Gyeongju, which served as the capital of the Shilla Kingdom for about a thousand years. Designated as one of the world\'s ten most historically significant sites by UNESCO in 1995, the entire city of Gyeongju itself is called a museum without walls, which is filled with numerous relics including the eminent temples weathered stone pagodas, huge royal tombs and palace sites and so on. The to our hotel for 2 nights. Gyeongju is one of the best place to view cherry blossoms in Korea. Lunch at local restaurant and International buffet dinner at the hotel.
    APR 04(sat) Gyeongju Hotel Hyundae
    American breakfast at hotel. Full day sightseeing includes Seokguram Grotto and Bulguk Temple, National Museum, Tumuli Park, Anapji Pond, Cheomseongdae Astronomical Observatory Tower, etc., Lunch at local restaurant and International buffet at hotel.
    APR 05(sun) Gyeongju/ Seoul Hotel Lotte Seoul
    American breakfast at hotel. We transfer to Seoul, the capital of South Korea. Upon arrival go up the N-Seoul Tower, for a bird\'s eye-view across the metroplitan city of Seoul. Check in to your deluxe hotel for the next 4 nights. Lunch at local restaurant. Buffet dinner at hotel.
    APR 06(mon) Seoul Hotel Lotte Seoul
    American breakfast at hotel. Full day sightseeing tour. To Paju to visit Odusan Observatory(DMZ), it is nestled on a high range of this northernmost tip of South Korea 118 meters above sea leve, at a strategically important position in the nations Western Frontier Area. After lunch, afternnon Seoul City tour to Gyeongbok Palace and forklore museum, East gate open market, Presidential palace called the Blue House. Return to the hotel. Buddet dinner at the hotel.
    APR 07(tue) Seoul Hotel Lotte Seoul
    American breakfast at hotel. Visit the Korean folk village, which offers a unique glimpse into Korea\'s past. See potters, pipe makers and other craftsmen at work, just like they did in the olden times. After lunch, we will visit KBS TV studio giving you the opportunity to experience a vivid feeling you got from some of the Korean TV show. Buffet dinner at the hotel.
    APR 08(wed) Seoul Hotel Lotte Seoul
    American breakfast at hotel. Free day to shop for the many bargins found in Itaewon, myong Dong, South Gate open market, or take optional tour. Luch and dinner will be on your own today to let you eat your favorite dishes before returning home.
    APR 09(thu)Seoul/Honolulu
    American breakfast at hotel. Morning at leisure, last chance to shop. Proceed to Inchon International airport for your flight home. Light lunch on the flight to Japan and dinner on the flight to Honolulu. Arrive in Honolulu the same morning. After clearing US customs, proceed home. Thank you very much for joining our Korea Spring tour.