Tokyo, Seoul and Taiwan

Duration : 14 Days


This 14-day Tokyo, Seoul, and Taiwan tour starts in Tokyo, where you'll spend the first four days exploring the city's vibrant culture and history. You'll visit iconic landmarks like the Imperial Palace Outer Garden and Nijubashi, experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, and take a day trip to the breathtaking Mount Fuji. On the fourth day, we'll fly to Seoul, where you'll discover the fusion of modern and traditional Korean culture. You'll have the opportunity to visit Gyeongbok Palace, Bukchon Hanok Village, and the National Museum of Korea and take a tour of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea. Finally, we'll head to Taiwan, where you'll visit the famous Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall and the National Palace Museum. The tour then takes you to Kenting National Park, Taitung, Hualien, and the magnificent Taroko National Park. Join us on this journey to explore the best of Asia!

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony in a beautiful Japanese garden
  • Visit the Imperial Palace Outer Garden and Nijubashi, Tokyo’s most recognized bridge
  • Explore Asakusa and visit Sensoji, and stroll through Nakamise, a shopping street with about 90 shops selling crafts, souvenirs, and snacks
  • A day trip to Mt. Fuji and Hakone and return to Tokyo by bullet train
  • Visit Gyeongbok Palace and witness the Changing of the Guards Ceremony
  • Admire the beautiful hanok houses and learn about Korean architecture and culture
  • Stroll through Insadong Street with traditional Korean crafts, antiques, and souvenirs
  • Get panoramic city views from the N Seoul Tower and visit Namdaemun Market
  • DMZ tour including 3rd Tunnel, Dora Observatory, and Dora Station
  • Discover Korean history and culture at the National Museum of Korea
  • Visit Taipei’s Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Martyr’s Shrine, and the National Palace Museum
  • Visit the charming Ita Thao Village and tour Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area, including the Ci’en Pagoda, Xuanzang Temple, and Wenwu Temple
  • Visit Fo Guang Shan, a Buddhist monastery famous for its impressive architecture and serene atmosphere, and tour Kaohsiung’s Liuhe Night Market
  • Explore Kenting National Park, including Maopitou, Chuanfan Rock, Eluanbi Lighthouse, and Longpan Park
  • Travel along Taiwan’s stunning east coast and visit famous scenic spots, including Xiaoyeliu, Sanxiantai, Shitiping, and Fanshuliao
  • Visit Taroko National Park, one of Taiwan’s most breathtaking natural attractions, including the Swallow Grotto, Eternal Spring Shrine, and Qingshui Cliff

What’s Included

  • 13 nights in 4 & 5 star accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Transfers, sightseeing tours, and cultural performances as specified in the itinerary
  • English-speaking local guides
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

What’s Excluded

  • International and domestic flights
  • Gratuities, porterage, travel insurance, and visa fees
  • Meals, beverages, and optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, phone calls, drinks, camera/video camera fees at monuments, medical expenses, etc



Welcome to Tokyo! After your arrival, transfer to your hotel and check in at the Hyatt Regency Tokyo. Take time to get acquainted with the hotel and its amenities. If you have some free time, you may want to explore the neighborhood around the hotel and discover some local shops and restaurants.


Accommodation: Hyatt Regency Tokyo or similar


Today, immerse yourself in Tokyo's rich culture and history with a guided tour that will take you to some of the city's most iconic landmarks and attractions. Start your day with a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in a serene teahouse nestled in a beautiful Japanese garden. Then, head to the Imperial Palace Outer Garden and Nijubashi, where you can admire the picturesque scenery and take photos of Tokyo's most recognizable bridge. Next, visit Asakusa, a charming neighborhood that's famous for its historic Sensoji Temple, which dates back to the 7th century. Stroll through the lively Nakamise shopping street, where you can find a variety of souvenirs, crafts, and tasty snacks. After the tour, you can choose to continue exploring Asakusa on your own or return to your hotel for a relaxing afternoon.


Meals: Breakfast


Accommodation: Hyatt Regency Tokyo or similar


Join a day trip to Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi by an air-conditioned coach. Get a chance to witness the stunning natural beauty of Japan from the Fifth Station at 7,607 feet above sea level (subject to weather conditions). Enjoy a delicious lunch before embarking on a scenic cruise on Lake Ashi. On a clear day, you will have a mesmerizing view of Mt. Fuji in the backdrop. Take a ropeway cable car ride into the Owakudani Volcanic Valley and admire the panoramic views of the hot springs below. Return to Tokyo by bullet train, and your tour concludes upon arrival at Tokyo station.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Accommodation: Hyatt Regency Tokyo or similar


Upon arrival at Incheon Airport, your driver will greet you at the arrival hall and assist you with your luggage before escorting you to your transportation to Seoul. The drive typically takes around 1 hour, depending on traffic.


Once you arrive in Seoul, you will check in at your hotel and take time to settle in and get comfortable. The rest of the day is free at your leisure, so you can explore the area around your hotel or start planning your activities for the next few days.


Meals: Breakfast


Accommodation: Lotte City Hotel Myeongdong or similar


Start your day with breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a full-day city tour of Seoul. First, visit Gyeongbok Palace, the royal family's primary residence during the Joseon Dynasty. Constructed in the 14th century, and the largest and most impressive of Seoul's five palaces. Watch the Changing of the Guards Ceremony and walk around the compound with your guide to see traditional Joseon architecture. Afterward, head to Bukchon Hanok Village, a traditional Korean neighborhood where you can admire the beautiful hanok houses and learn about Korean architecture and culture. Next, visit Insadong, a bustling street with shops selling traditional Korean crafts, antiques, and souvenirs. Take some time to browse the shops and find some unique souvenirs to take home. Take a leisurely lunch break and try delicious Korean cuisine at a local restaurant. Your tour guide can recommend some great options. After lunch, visit Namdaemun Market, one of Korea's oldest and largest traditional markets. You can find everything from clothing and accessories to food and souvenirs here. Finally, visit N Seoul Tower, a landmark tower with stunning city views. Take the cable car up to the tower and enjoy the panoramic views from the observation deck. There are also restaurants and souvenir shops at the tower.


After a full day of exploring Seoul, return to your hotel and take some time to relax. The rest of the evening is free, so you can explore the area around your hotel, unwind, and prepare for the next day's adventures. 


Meals: Breakfast


Accommodation: Lotte City Hotel Myeongdong or similar

Upon arrival at the DMZ, your guide will take you on a tour of the area, including a visit to the 3rd Tunnel, Dora Observatory, and Dora Station. The 3rd Tunnel is one of four tunnels North Korea dug under the border to invade South Korea, and it was discovered in 1978. Dora Observatory offers a panoramic view of the DMZ and North Korea. Dora Station connected North and South Korea before the division. Your tour guide will provide you with fascinating insights into the history and significance of the DMZ.

After the DMZ tour, you'll have some free time to have lunch on your own. Your tour guide can recommend some great options.

In the afternoon, visit the National Museum of Korea, one of Asia's largest museums. The museum has an extensive collection of artifacts and exhibits showcasing Korea's history and culture from ancient to modern times. Your tour guide will show you around the museum and provide insights into the exhibits. Following the museum visit, return to your hotel and enjoy the rest of your evening at leisure.


Meals: Breakfast


Accommodation: Lotte City Hotel Myeongdong or similar


Our driver will meet us at the hotel to take us to the airport for our flight to Taipei. Your friendly driver will meet you at Taoyuan International Airport after clearing customs to provide a comfortable transfer to your hotel in Taipei. Relax in your hotel room after you arrive, or explore the city on your own.


Meals: Breakfast


Accommodation: The Landis Taipei or similar


In the morning, embark on a cultural journey through Taipei and discover the city's rich history and traditions. First, visit the awe-inspiring Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, a tribute to the late President Chiang Kai-shek, built with classical Chinese elements. Then, explore Martyr's Shrine, a masterpiece of Ming dynasty architecture, and witness the hourly changing of the guard ceremony. Later, visit the National Palace Museum, which houses an extensive collection of invaluable Chinese imperial artifacts and artwork.


Meals: Breakfast


Accommodation: The Landis Taipei or similar


In the morning, you'll depart from central Taipei and head to Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area, located in the heart of Taiwan. Your first stop will be the charming Ita Thao Village, where you'll learn about the culture and traditions of the Thao tribe. Next, tour the lake by bus and visit some of the most well-known attractions in the area. See the impressive Ci'en Pagoda, a towering structure that offers stunning views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The pagoda was built in honor of Chiang Kai-shek's mother and has become a Sun Moon Lake symbol. Your next stop will be the serene Xuanzang Temple, a Buddhist temple dedicated to the famous Tang dynasty monk Xuanzang. You'll be able to admire the beautiful architecture and learn about the history and significance of the temple. Finally, you'll visit the picturesque Wenwu Temple, a Taoist temple dedicated to the gods of literature, war, and the land. The temple is on a hilltop and offers breathtaking views of the lake and mountains. After the tour, you'll check in to your hotel.


Meals: Breakfast


Accommodation: Fleur de Chine or similar


After breakfast, enjoy a pleasant walk around Xiangshang Visitor Center and take in the area's scenic beauty. Next, you'll depart for Kaohsiung, the most populated city in South Taiwan. Your first stop will be Fo Guang Shan, a Buddhist monastery famous for its impressive architecture and serene atmosphere. The signature of the monastery is the colossal statue of Buddha Amitabha in gold color. Tour Liuhe Night Market and sample a variety of delicious street foods and soak up the lively atmosphere of the market.


Meals: Breakfast


Accommodation: Grand Hi Lai Hotel or similar


After breakfast at your hotel, you'll head off to Kenting National Park, a beautiful area known for its stunning coastal features, diverse marine life, and a paradise for surfers and divers. During the tour, you'll stop at several key attractions within the park, including Maopitou, a scenic rock formation that looks like a cat's nose, and Chuanfan Rock, a towering rock cliff that juts out into the ocean. You'll also visit the Eluanbi Lighthouse, which offers spectacular coastline views, and Longpan Park, where you can take a leisurely walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery. After exploring Kenting National Park, you'll head north to Taitung, staying in a hot spring resort in Chihpen. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot springs and unwind after a day of sightseeing.


Meals: Breakfast


Accommodation: Hotel Royal Chihpen or similar


After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, you'll travel along Taiwan's stunning east coast, known for its natural beauty and unspoiled landscapes. We will make several stops at famous scenic spots along the way, including Xiaoyeliu, which boasts unique rock formations and panoramic views, and Sanxiantai, a beautiful coastal area with a unique eight-arch bridge. You'll also visit Shitiping, a geological park with unusual rock formations and tidal pools, and Fanshuliao, a unique canyon often compared to a smaller version of the famous Taroko Gorge. Before visiting the marble factory, you'll stop at Fanshuliao to admire the breathtaking scenery and take in the peaceful atmosphere of the canyon. After a day of sightseeing, you'll check in to your resort hotel in Hualien, where you can relax and unwind comfortably.


Meals: Breakfast


Accommodation: Silk Place Taroko or similar


After breakfast, you'll visit Taroko National Park, one of Taiwan's most breathtaking natural attractions. This park is home to the world's largest marble canyon, high mountains, sheer gorges, and diverse wildlife and geological formations. During your visit, you'll stop at several famous attractions, including Cimu Bridge, Shakadang Trail/Lushui Trail, Eternal Spring Shrine, and Swallow Grotto. Each stop offers unique perspectives and stunning views of the natural scenery. After a thrilling adventure in Taroko Gorge, you'll visit Qingshui Cliff, a soaring cliff stretching 13 miles along the coastline. The view from the cliff is truly magnificent, and it's a great way to end your trip to Taiwan. After visiting Qingshui Cliff, you'll head back to Taipei, where you can rest and reflect on your unforgettable experiences during your tour.


Meals: Breakfast


Accommodation: The Landis Taipei or similar

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Meals: Breakfast

Dates & Prices

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Can I add airfare to the land package?
Yes, you can add airfare to a package. Let us know at the time of your reservation. Please note pricing and availability is always subject to change Prior to ticket issuance.
Can I change my reservation if I've made a mistake?
There is a $75 change fee (per person, per change) for any changes made to a reservation after it has been confirmed.  Any passenger name change made to a booking reservation after it has been confirmed will result in a $100 per person per name change fee and is subject to availability, additional airline change, and/or cancellation fees. Additional fees may apply.  For more details, please contact us.
Can I extend or modify my trip?
We will do our best to accommodate your request. Any modification must be arranged before the deposit is made and subject to availability.
Can I opt-out of certain activities on the trip?
While any unused portion of the trip is non-refundable, you can opt-out of certain included activities if you do not wish to participate in them. Please be sure to notify us prior to your departure date and notify your tour guide upon arrival. You will be responsible for any expenses incurred should you deviate from the tour during the scheduled tour itinerary. If you choose to deviate from the tour group on a day we are transiting from one city to another. You will also be responsible for your own transportation and expenses incurred. 
Can I request adjoining rooms?
We can request adjoining rooms, however, requests cannot be guaranteed as it is based on hotel availability.
Can I select my seats on my flight during the booking process?
Seat assignments on your flight can be done directly via the airline. You can either select your seats at the airline check-in counter on the day of your flight, or after we issue your tickets, you may call the airline directly and pay the fee for pre-assign seats.
Can we book a triple room?
Triple rooms are available upon request for select tours. Please note hotels will provide a rollaway bed for the third traveler in a double room. 
Do you offer and/or suggest travel insurance?
We recommend you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected.  
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How do I make a reservation?
Click the “Book Now” button on our website, or you may send us an email to
How much time will I get to myself?
Each program is different. Whenever possible, we offer to modify the program to fit your requirements.
I am a solo traveler, can you match me with other solo travelers on my tour?
For privacy reasons, we do not pair solo travelers with one another.  A single supplement fee will apply for solo travelers.
I have special dietary requirements, can you accommodate them?
Meals provided during your tour are based on local cuisine and menus. We can generally assist guests in communicating special meal requests to airlines, hotels, and restaurants but please be aware that they are not guaranteed. Please let us know at the time of booking your trip. We will notify our tour guides of any food allergies, but please note meal alternatives are subject to confirmation as they are based on the availability of the providing restaurant. For those with strict dietary needs, we recommend bringing pre-packaged food alternatives for your trip.
My outbound flight has been cancelled by the airline; what do I do now?
If your flight has been canceled, please liaise with the airline directly to book the next available flight. If, for any reason, you are unhappy with the alternate flight offered by the airline and decide to book a new outbound flight on your own, please note that the original return flight(s) will automatically be canceled if you are a no-show on your original outbound flight.
My package includes the arrival transfer, how do I know when/where to meet up with my driver?
Information on how /where to meet up with your driver is included in your travel documents. On arrival at the airport, please collect your luggage, make your way through customs, and enter the arrivals hall, where the driver will be waiting for you. Should luggage be very slow coming through, or should you have any issues with damaged or lost luggage, please make sure that you complete the necessary documentation within the luggage area. ONE MEMBER of the party should go through customs and into the arrivals hall to advise the driver of the delay. Please note that this person will not be allowed access back into the luggage area. You could also contact our local representative. Extra costs may apply if meeting your driver is delayed more than one hour following your scheduled flight arrival time.  
What are the visa requirements?
Visa requirements for each destination are indicated in our Essential Travel Information on our website. Information is also available at the US Department of State website at It is the responsibility of travelers to obtain proper visas in a timely manner prior to the trip departure date.  
What does Land Only means?
Land-only is a package tour without International and local airfare.
What does per person, double occupancy mean?
Per person, double occupancy means the price each guest pays when sharing a room.
What if I miss my flight or my flight is delayed, and I miss the beginning of my trip?
If your flight is delayed or you miss your flight, please notify us or our local representative (contact information is included in your travel documents) as soon as possible so we may inform our local representative of your updated arrival. Additional costs for airport transfer service may apply if you arrive later than the scheduled arrival date/time.  If you arrive later in the itinerary and the group has moved to a different destination, it will be your responsibility to catch up and meet the group at that destination.  We will provide you with the most up-to-date meeting information.  Please note that Globotours cannot reimburse you for any unused portion of the trip.
What is included in your pricing?
Included features are specified in each tour.
What is not included in your pricing?
Anything that is not mentioned in the included features.
What is single supplement surcharge?
Single supplement is the additional cost to occupy the room alone.
What is your payment schedule?
Most packages require a non-refundable deposit, as indicated in the program to confirm the reservation, which will be applied towards the cost of your package. Your account balance is due 60-75 days prior to the trip departure date. Certain tours may require an additional non-refundable airline deposit at the time of booking. This is indicated during the booking process. More information can be found in our Terms and Conditions.  
What level of physical fitness is required for the tour?
Depending on the program, expect a decent amount of walking and an occasional flight of stairs or some steps. We recommend you carefully consider your ability to meet the tour's physical demands. If you have any questions or concerns about your ability to meet the trip's requirements, we urge you to consult your medical practitioner.
What types of payments do you accept?
We accept Mastercard and Visa, bank transfers, and personal checks. When paying your balance by personal check, all checks must be received in full prior to the due date. Please make the check payable to Globotours and mail the check to the below address before your balance due date. Globotours 2705 S. Diamond Bar Blvd., Suite 228, Diamond Bar, CA 91765
What’s the cancellation and refund policy?

Fees will be assessed per person when you cancel your reservation. More information can be found in our Terms and Conditions.

When do I receive my travel documents and what it will include?
Travel documents will be mailed or e-mailed to you approximately 21 days prior to the trip departure date. It usually takes about 7 – 10 business days. You may access your booking confirmation page anytime by logging into your Globotours account on our website.

Tokyo, Seoul and Taiwan


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