USC Trojan Travel
University of Southern California

South Korea & Japan

Plus Osaka World Expo

South Korea & Japan

per person

Experience the allure of South Korea and Japan on a first-class, 14-night adventure that features the highlights of Seoul, Busan, Kyoto and Tokyo!

In Seoul, visit the magnificent Gyeongbokgung Palace, a traditional hanok village and the Hwaseong Fortress. Plus, see the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Enjoy a journey on a high-speed bullet train from Seoul to Busan. There, witness stunning views from the Oryukdo Skywalk, explore local markets and a culture village, and visit the Haedong Yonggungsa Temple and the UN Memorial Cemetery.
Fly to Kyoto to see a Heian-period palace, ancient temples and shrines. Attend the Osaka World Expo 2025, featuring innovative exhibits and cultural experiences. In Tokyo, drive along the stylish Ginza district, visit Edo-Tokyo Museum, see the towering Tokyo Skytree and stroll the Imperial Palace’s Japanese gardens. Plus, immerse yourself in cultural traditions of a Japanese Tea Ceremony, Taiko drumming and Korean kimchi- and Japanese sweet-making.
This small-group itinerary features a generous meal plan that includes wine with dinner, a dedicated Travel Director and enriching lectures.
Flights from Busan to Osaka, and the train ride are included.
11 Days
  • Included
    South Korea & Japan