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.
After breakfast, be picked up at your hotel for the Seoul half
day sightseeing tour. We visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, The Royal
Guard Changing Ceremony, National Folk Museum and Insadong antique
shopping Street, Amethyst/Korean Ginseng Center. We drop you off
at Itaewon shopping street (Guide will inform you how to return
to your hotel) Have your own time to explore exotic Seoul in the
Today enjoy a half
day Demilitarised zone (DMZ) tour. The DMZ tour has
the following itinerary: We visit the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, Dora
Observatory, Station, Unification Village on the way to Imjinkak
Pavilion & Freedom Bridge.
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.
can also arrange an optional full day Panmunjeom tour (contact
us for prices). The Panmunjeom tour is 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. Please note this tour cis often cancelled at last minute
due to military operations or meetings. However if you are interested,
we can provisionally book you on the Panmunjeon tour and if unavailable,
this will be substituted with the standard Demilitarises zone (DMZ
half day Tour).
Seoul - Jeju (breakfast,
breakfast, Fly to Jeju Airport and meet your tour guide at Jeju
Airport (upon exiting customs) and then head out to Yongduam Rock
(Dragon Head Rock). Admire the majestic rock formations and deep-blue
waters. Continue to Halla Arboretum to see 909 kinds of native trees
and subtropical plants and you can meet the four-season flower forest,
colourful forests, and the beautiful seasons of mother nature.
for lunch at a local restaurant. And then enjoy an animal show,
with a variety of performances, such as a monkey, sea lion, and
dolphins - Pacific Land Show (optional). We continue to the Yakchunsa
Temple which is the greatest and largest temple in the East and
home to 30,000 buddha statues.
(breakfast & lunch inc)
at your hotel, and then enjoy a full day of sightseeing. Visit Cheonjeyeon
Falls (The Pond of God), Continue to the Gyulimseong tangerine farm
and then take a scenic cruise aboard the Seogwipo Pleasure Boat
for lunch at the local restaurant. Visit Spirited Garden, recognized
as the most beautiful garden in the world by the press and renowned
guest from around the world who have visited since it opened on
July 30.1992. Complete the day with a walk along the shores of Yongmeori
Beach; if closed*, visit Sangbanggulsa cave instead.
JEJU - Busan
(breakfast & lunch inc)
a delicious breakfast at your hotel and then transfer to *Seopjikoji
- One of the most mysterious sights in Jeju Island, in harmony with
seashore made up of grotesque cliffs and dark blue ocean, where
you can enjoy trekking on the Olle path.
also visit Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak, World Heritage designated
by UNESCO. Next, step back in time as you explore the Seongeup
Folk Village, renowned for perfectly preserving Korean traditions.
This village also boasts many cultural landmarks, such as Confucian
shrines and schools, millstones, and more.
a lunch at local restaurant. If time is available, we will visit
the Musuem of Natural History, to have an opportunity to experience
and learn about the environment. Ww stop by Korean Jewellery and
local product store.
back to Jeju Airport and fly to your next destination around 17:00,
Busan (Gimhae airport), the 2nd largest city in Korea. Met our guide
upon arrival and have a dinner on your own before transfer to your
Busan - Gyeongju - Daegu
(breakfast & lunch inc)
we transfer to Gyeongju, a museum without walls. In 57 BC, around
when Julius Caesar was subduing Gaul, it became the capital of the
Shilla Dynasty and remained so for about 1000 years.
preserves a vast amount of significant and fascinating historical
heritage. Along with Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto, its historical
district has been designated as a World Heritage by UNESCO.
visit Gyeongju National Museum, & Cheomgseongdae Astronomical Observatory,
Seokguram Grotto (UNESCO world heritage) - an artificial stone temple
made of granites, located on the eastern peak of Mt. Toham. Inside
the round-shaped main hall, there are the Bonjon Statue, Bodhi-Sattava
and his disciples. It was built to preserve these statues. Bulguksa
Temple (UNESCO world heritage)
to Daegu city for our overnight stay.
- Andong Danyang Mt.Seorak
(breakfast & lunch inc)
Check-out, we visit Haeinsa Temple located in Gayasan National
Park. Haeinsa Temple was founded by King Ae-Jang of Shilla Dynasty
(802), well known for its famous treasure " Tripitaka Koreana "(UNESCO
world heritage) composed of 81,341 printing woodblocks made to repulse
the Mongolian Army Invasion with support of Buddha.
we transfer to Andong Hahoe Village which has preserved the housing
architecture and the village structure of the Joseon Dynasty. Moreover,
the Village was not artificially created; there are people who actually
live there. The Hahoe Village has become world-famous for the visit
of The Queen Elizabeth II of Britain several years ago. Later we
transfer to the fishing port of Sokcho. Check in at hotel located
close to Sokcho seashore.
Mt.Seorak - Goseong - Seoul
(breakfast & lunch inc)
breakfast we transfer to Mt.Seorak National Park, designated as
a natural monument preservation area and as a Biosphere Preservation
District by UNESCO.
park is spread across 4 cities and counties: Sokcho, Inje, Goseong
and Yangyang. The highest peak is Daecheongbong (1,708m). We follow
the Baekdamcheon valley where many streams meet and reach Baekdamsa
will then betransferred to take a cable car to *Gwongeumseong Fortress
(Optional tour USD15) which is the site of a fortress ruins, located
on the steep stone Mountain of Mt. Seoraksan. It is believed to
have been built by the 23rd King of the Goryeo Period (918-1392).
temple is a short walk away from the entrance of the fortress. This
temple used to be called Hyanseongsa built by Jajangyulsa(AD590~658),
who traveled to famous mountains all over the nation during Queen
jindeok's(?~654) of Silla Dynasty. It was destroyed and rebuilt
many times since. On the path to Sinheungsa, there is a great bronze
statue called Bronze Jwabul Staute, which is well over 10 meters
high. Just beyond the statue on a granite terrace, there is a bridge
to the right called Hyeonsugyo, which was newly built for crossing
looking around Mt. Seorak Park, we transfer to *Goseong Unification
Observatory (700m) built by an army unit in 1983 and the closest
place from which you could view Mt. Geumgangsan in North Korea before
it was opened to South Koreans. The closest part of Mt. Geumgangsan
is 16km away and the farthest part is about 25km away. After sightseeing
Mt.Seorak, we transfer to Seoul Gangnam Express Terminal where the
Seoul - UK
Driver will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to Incheon airport
for your departure flight to the UK.
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.
Dates & Prices
1 of the tour starts every Thursday
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of quality accommodation in well furnished rooms with private
facilities, Which are based on 3 and 4 star accommodation (upgrade
tours by professional English-speaking tour guide.
as specified in the itinerary.
for drivers and guides for Day4 to Day9.
Does Not Include
flights Seoul - Jeju - Busan (approx $230 return)
flights to/from Korea are not included, however we can arrange
flights at a great price with departures from your local airport.
Please enquire at the time of your booking.
As agent of many airline consolidators, we can obtain flights in
various class, with reputable airlines such as BA, Asiana Airlines,
Air France, KLM, Lufthansa, Finnair etc.
fact of our tour
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.
can be assured, we only operate using top quality English speaking
for all age travellers.
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 unforseen 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.
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