Discover the true Korean culture, experience this unique and beautiful country with this exceptional itinerary! Getting a complete impression of Korea’s cultural treasures, dreamlike landscape and traditional experience. This tour will bring you major places all over the South Korea. Delve into South Korea’s must-see cultural attractions, bustling cities, and traditional townships. Visit museums and natural landmarks, dine on authentic Korean fare, and enjoy luxurious overnight accommodations in high-end hotels.
Ready for a unique travel experience? On this 9 days tour, we takes you to all the hidden treasures around the country with a knowledgeable tour guide.
DAY 1 ARRIVE IN SEOUL
You will meet with our representative at the Incheon International Airport, then transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure on your own.
DAY 2 SEOUL – GONGJU – DAEJEON (B/L/D)
After breakfast, leave for Gongju the ancient capital of Baekje Kingdom. Experience the tea ceremony with a Buddhist monk at Magoksa Temple, a representative temple surrounded by a mountain and rivers in Chungcheongnam-do Province. Next, visit Tomb of Muryeong King with the wall painting drawn on the number six tomb. Then continue to Gongsanseong Fortress, a mountain castle which was established during the Baekje Period. Transfer to Daejeon. After dinner, check in hotel and the rest of the day is at leisure on your own.
DAY 3 DAEJEON – JEONJU – JINAN – GWANGJU (B/L/D)
After breakfast, leave for Jeonju and visit Jeonju Hanok Village with over 800 traditional Korea houses. After Jeonju Bibimbab lunch at a local restaurant, visit Tapsa Temple in Jinan, famous for the over 80 stone pagodas built by Lee Gapyong, a retired scholar. Then leave for Gwangju for hotel check in.
DAY 4 GWANGJU – BOSEONG – SUNCHEON – YEOSU (B/L/D)
After breakfast, head to Boseong Green Tea Plantation that is surrounding by full of green tea fields and cedar trees. Next, visit Naganeupseong Folk Village where you can observe the daily dwellings indigenous to the south provincial area. Then explore Suncheonman Bay Ecological Park, thickly covered with reeds taller than a full-grown man, and then stop by Yongsan Observatory to see the bay”s beautiful view. For the last stop of the day, visit Suncheonman Bay Eco-Museum, established to provide a research & education facility to preserve the area”s natural habitats. After dinner, check in hotel and the rest of day is at leisure on your own.
DAY 5 YEOSU – JINJU – BUSAN (B/L/D)
After breakfast, take a ferry to Odongdo Island where you can walk along the breakwater with 70 species of wild flowers. Next, visit Jinjuseong Fortress which is historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592. After then, transfer to Busan and head to Dongbaekseom Island near Haeundae Beach. Also, visit Centum City Shopping Mall, Korea”s most sought-out shopping destination. After dinner, check in hotel and the rest of the day is at leisure on your own.
DAY 6 BUSAN – ULSAN – GYEONGJU (B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer to Ulsan. Visit Ulgi Park, littered with rocks carved into interesting shapes by the wind and ocean. Next, explore Bulguksa Temple, the representative relic designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in Gyeongju. Explore to Gyeongju National Museum, Tumuli Park and Cheomseongdae Observatory. Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants. After hotel check in, the rest of the day is at leisure o your own.
DAY 7 GYEONGJU – ANDONG – WONJU – PYEONGCHANG (B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer to from Gyeongju to Andong. Visit Andong Hahoe village, home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan and well-known for its traditional houses. Then, transfer to Wonju and visit Hanji Theme Park where you can get a chance to experience the Hanji making process. Then, transfer to Pyeongchang. Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants. After hotel check in, the rest of the day is at leisure o your own.
DAY 8 PYEONGCHANG – GANGREUNG – YANGYANG – SEOUL (B/L)
After breakfast, transfer from Pyongchang to Gangreung. Visit Jumunjin Seafood Market, including a variety of fresh seafood caught on the East Coast. For the next stop, transfer to Yangyang for a short hiking at Jujeongol of Mt. Seorak to enjoy the nature. After the tour, transfer to Seoul. Drop off service is available at T-Mark Hotel, T-Mark Grand Hotel, Lotte Hotel Seoul and Center Mark Hotel.
DAY 9 DEPART SEOUL (B)
After breakfast, you will have some free time to explore this city. Then transferred to Incheon International Airport for your flight home.