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Historic Korea - 8 days

A magical tour of Korea visiting the must-see modern cities and historic sights of this fascinating country.

  • Korea - Seoul City tour (4 nights)
  • Korean Folk Village (optional tour 1)
  • DMZ Panmunjeom Tour (optional tour 2)
  • Busan Guided tour (1 nights)
  • Gyeongju Guided tour (1 nights)
  • Seokgulam Grotto & Bulguksa Temple
  • Mt.Seorak (1 nights)
  • Goseong tour
  • Guaranteed departure minimum 2 people

Images of Korea

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Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 8.30am - 6:30pm, Sat 10am - 4pm.

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Seoul Korea

 

Gyeongbokgung Palace korea

 

korea Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

 

typical Folk Village

 

3rd Tunnel DMZ

 

Gyeongbokgung Palace) seoul

 

Jeju

 

Yakcheonsa Temple  JEJU

 

Day 1 Arrive Korea
Upon arrival at
Incheon Airport in Seoul, you are met by our Driver and transferred to your Hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Day 2 - Seoul (breakfast inc)
Morning city tour of Seoul provides a fascinating insight into ancient and modern Seoul. The tour includes Passing by the Blue House (Presidential residence), visiting Gyeongbok palace (built in 1395 by the first King of the Joseon Kingdom), Folklore Museum and Jogyesa Temple.

Day 3 - Seoul - Korean folk village or DMZ tour (optional) (breakfast inc)
Full day to explore the exciting city of Seoul or take one of the following optional excursions:

Option 1: After breakfast your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby for your tour to a traditional Korean folk village. The Korean Folk Village is a living museum where you can enjoy live performances where highlights the traditional customs and culture of 19th century Chosun Dynasty Korea. The hand crafted reconstructed village provides an unique glimpse into the diverse architectural structures of the wealthy aristocrats and the humble dwelling of the farmers.

Option 2: Full day Panmunjeom Demilitarised zone (DMZ) tour. Panmunjeom is the historic location where the armistice was signed in 1953 ending the 3 year Korean War. Literally on the border between the democratic South and communist North, you will be able to look across the Border into the world's most sealed-off society, North Korea.

Note: All visitors to the DMZ must conform to the strict dress code, access may be denied to visitors wearing jeans, sandals, shorts, miniskirt, revealing clothes or military style outfits. You must also have your passport on hand. In any circumstance that Panmunjeom tour is not available due to military operation or meetings, the tour will be substituted with the Demilitarises zone tour (DMZ tour). The DMZ tour has the following itinerary: 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, Dora Observatory, Station, Unification Village on the way to Imjinkak Pavilion & Freedom Bridge.

Day 4 - Seoul - Busan (breakfast inc)
After breakfast take unassisted transfer to Gimpo airport for your flight to Busan (30 to 40min, costing approx. 10,000 to 15,000 KRW by TaxI £5-£10). Upon arrival at Busan airport you will meet our guide who will take you to visit Jagalchi fishmarket and Yongdusan park. After the tour you will be taken to your hotel in Busan & have the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 5 - Busan - Gyeongju (breakfast & lunch inc)
Today we transfer to Gyungju, known as the 'Museum without walls'. Our tour includes visiting the UNESCO's prestigious World Heritage sites of the Seokgulam Grotto and Bulguksa Temple. We later move on to see the Gyeongju National Museum, Cheomseongdae and the famous Bomun lake resort. After a long day of sightseeing we check in to your hotel in Gyeongju.

Day 6 Gyeongju - Andong Danyang Mt.Seorak (breakfast & lunch inc)

After breakfast we transfer to Andong Hahoe Village, which takes you back in time to the Chosun Dynasty and highlights the unique architecture and village structure of ancient times.

You then have opportunity to take an optional tour to Danyang Dodam Sambong 15,000KWN. On this optional tour you will visit Gwongemseong Castle in Seorak National Park. The famous castle is located 860m above sea level and the scenery of Mt.Seorak is regarded to be one of the most beautiful in Korea (option excursion is to take the Gwongemseong cable car for fantastic views across the national park 12,000KWN). After the tour we take you back to your hotel to relax.

Day 7 Mt.Seorak - Goseong - Seoul (breakfast & lunch inc)

Folowing breakfast in your hotel, we take a tour to visit the fascinating Goseong Unification Observatory. Following which we have a rest to enjoy our lunch before transferring back to Seoul to check into your hotel. Rest of day free at leisure.

Day 8 - Seoul - UK (breakfast inc)

Our Driver will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to Incheon airport for your departure flight to the UK.

We also provide longer and more detailed tours to Korea, which can be tailored into a multi-Country tour package. For details of our other tours to Korea see our Korean tour section, or contact us for details.


Prices from, based upon twin share (£)

Day 1 of the tour starts every Saturday

Ref

Twin Share (per person)

Single Supp

Day 3 Optional tour 1 Korean folk village

Day 3 Optional tour 2 Panmunjeon DMZ

HIK

£1050

£480

£60

£120

 

Buy your flight tickets Now and save £££s on your holiday! (Flight Prices from £500pp incl TAX)

Prices above are applicable throughout (except for Korean festival times and Public holidays etc) - minimum 2 people. The single supplement applies for the 3rd person in the party who occupies a single room.

Price Includes (The prices shown above are 'per person')

  • Airport/hotel transfers as stated in itinerary.
  • Selections of quality accommodation in well furnished rooms with private facilities, Which are based on 3 star accommodation (4 star upgrade available).
  • Sightseeing tours by professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • Domestic flights in Korea.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Tips for drivers and guides for Day 4 to Day 7.

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights to/from Korea are not included, however we can arrange flights at a great price with departures from your local airport. Please inquire at the time of your booking.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Unassisted transfer from hotel to airport for flight to Busan.
  • Optional tour.

Flights As agent of many airline consolidators, we can obtain flights in various class, with reputable airlines such as BA, Korean Air, Air France, KLM, Lufthansa, Finnair etc.

Other fact of our tour arrangement Small group or private tour in Korea. The tour itineraries are regularly checked and provides an ideal length of time to show you the sights, with free time to explore according to own interests.

You can be assured, we only operate using top quality English speaking tour guides.

Suitable for all age travelers.

The itinerary is designed according to the most updated information of flights schedules available, although occasionally the sequence in which cities are visited and duration of time spent in each city can change due to local conditions which are out of our control. The above itinerary highlights the main attractions that are to be visited each day. - We reserve the right to change or amend our tour itinerary to suit unforeseen events, ie due to heavy traffic conditions or bad weather. We reserve the right to change, amend or alter the itinerary, although we will act in your best interests to handle any amendments. Please refer to the booking form for detailed terms & conditions.

Thankyou to Korea Tourist Organisation for use of photographs in this web site.

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