14 days in Japan & South Korea Itinerary

14 days in Japan & South Korea Itinerary

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14 days in Japan & South Korea Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Jeju, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: New Delhi, India


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3
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kinchakuda Manjushage Park and then get your bearings at Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tokyo road trip planning website .

New Delhi, India to Tokyo is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Tokyo is 3 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in October, you will find days in Tokyo are much colder (26°C), and nights are little chillier (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kinchakuda Manjushage Park, Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal
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Kinchakuda Manjushage Park ©
Kinchakuda Manjushage Park
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

3
nights
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eikando Zenrinji Temple and Koyasan Okunoin. When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Amanohashidate in Miyazu, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nishi Honganji, take in nature's colorful creations at Shosei-en Garden, and stroll through Nanzen-ji Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Koyasan Okunoin, Amanohashidate
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple

3
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Halla Mountain and Udo Island Lighthouse Park. When in Jeju, make a side trip to see Seongsan Ilchulbong in Seogwipo, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Udo, explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, stroll through Hallasan Seongpanak, and kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jeju day trip planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Kyoto to Jeju in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Kyoto in October, expect nights in Jeju to be somewhat warmer, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Seongsan Ilchulbong
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Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Udo ©
Udo

3
nights
Seoul, South Korea

Seoul ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Everland and Songdo Central Park. When in Seoul, make a side trip to see Deokjinjin Fortress in Incheon, approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bukhansan National Park, appreciate the history behind Jogyesa Temple, and examine the collection at Trickeye Museum Seoul.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seoul tour planner.

Fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In October in Seoul, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Incheon, Everland
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Bukhansan National Park ©
Bukhansan National Park
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Songdo Central Park ©
Songdo Central Park

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