Korea in Depth Including Jeju Island (9 Days / 8 Nights)
Korea in Depth Including Jeju Island
Day 1: Seoul
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - Thursday, September 28, 2017
Arrive at Incheon International Airport, where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel by the airport limousine bus or by the van. The rest of day is free at your leisure time.
Day 2: Seoul
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Friday, September 29, 2017
Full day tour of Seoul including Deoksu Palace, Changdeok Palace, Drive by The Blue House, Jogyesa Temple, Namdaemun Market, Insadong Antique Street.
Established by the founder of Joseon Dynasty in 1392, Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea has a population of more than 12,000,000 people. Seoul is a city of the incredible contrasts which, despite its immense size, make it one of the most fascinating cities in the world. In Seoul, the new and the ancient co-exist in the perfect harmony for everyone to enjoy.
Day 3: Seoul
Friday, September 29, 2017 - Saturday, September 30, 2017
Morning free. Afternoon visit Korean Folk Village where the old traditional style houses and life styles of the 18th ~19thcentury are being practiced.
The Korean Folk Village is a showplace of the Koreas traditional folklore customs and ways of living. Located near Suwon City, 40 km to the south of Seoul, the village was opened in 1974 and comprises approximately two hundred and thirty structures, each representing the traditional customs and manners. In these structures, the visitors witness the unique scenes of people in the ancient costumes living and working in exactly the same manners as in the past before the country came under the western influence.
Day 4: Seoul - Gyeongju
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017
Full day tour of DMZ & the 3rd Tunnel (Imjingak Park, The 3rd Tunnel, Dorasan Observatory, Dorasan Station). Transfer to Gyeongju, old capital city called Museum without Walls
North Korea’s 3rd Infiltration Tunnel is located within the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and is located 44 km away from Seoul to the northwest, found in October, 1978, and 30,000 armed military forces with the field artillery can permeate through this tunnel per one hour. Dora Observation Platform is located at a western front line and from here you can get a view of the North Korean territory including the Propaganda Village, Peoples School and Gaeseong City, the old capital city of the Goryeo Kingdom.
The Freedom Park located at 40 km northwest of Seoul has been dedicated for the 5 million people who left their families and the homes in North Korea and its major facilities include the North Hall where you can get a view of lifestyle of North Korea and the Exhibition Hall having the old tanks and the planes used for the Korean War.
Day 5: Gyeongju - Busan
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - Monday, October 2, 2017
Full day tour of Gyeongju including Cheomseongdae Astronomical Observatory, Tumuli Park, Gyeongju National Museum, Bulguksa Temple & Seokguram Grotto. Proceed to Busan, the principal port city in Korea.
The richest repository of ancient history and arts in Korea, the city of Gyeongju was once the splendid capital of the Shilla Kingdom (B.C. 57-A.D. 935). Gyeongju is filled with the remains of the ancient Shilla Kingdom’s temples, the royal tombs, the monuments, one of the earliest astronomical observatories in Asia- Cheomseongdae, built in 647 A.D., and the crumbled remains of the palaces and the fortresses. There is a branch (Gyeongju National Museum) of the National Museum Korea in the downtown where thousands of the items are exhibited. The two supreme treasures of Gyeongju are the Bulguksa Temple and the Seokguram Grotto, Being called "The Museum Without Walls". Gyeongju has been designated by UNESCO as one of the worlds ten historic sites, and the Bulguksa Temple and the Seokguram Grotto were added to UNESCOs World Heritage List in 1995.
Day 6: Busan - Seoul
Monday, October 2, 2017 - Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Full day tour of Busan including Busan Tower, Jagalchi Fishery Market, Nampodong Street, Busan Municipal Museum & Haeundae Beach. Return to Seoul.
Busan is the second largest city and the principal port of Korea. It is located on the southern part of the peninsula with more than 4 million inhabitants, it being geographically an excellent natural harbor. Busan has been an important trade center for fishing and some other industries for a long time. The major attractions of Busan are UN Memorial Cemetery, Busan Tower and Jagalchi Fishery Market and Haeundae Beach.
Day 7: Seoul - Jeju City
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Breakfast at hotel Pick up by a driver and transfer to Gimpo Airport Fly to Jeju on your own Upon arrival in Jeju, meet & greet by the local English speaking driving guide Tour of Jeju (Dragon Head Coast, O’Sulloc Tea Plantation & Museum, Jusangjeolli Cliff, Cheonjeyeon Waterfalls).
Day 8: Jeju City
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - Thursday, October 5, 2017
Breakfast at hotel Full day tour of Jeju with the local English speaking driving guide (Seongsan Ilchulbong - sunrise peak, Watching Haenyeo (Woman diver) Diving Performance, Seopjikoji – small gulf, Haenyeo Museum, Manjang Cave, Seongeup Folk Village).
Haenyeo Museum is closed on the first Monday of the month.
Day 9: Jeju City - Seoul
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - Friday, October 6, 2017
Breakfast at hotel Pick up by a driver and transfer to Jeju Airport Fly to Seoul on your own.
Upon arrival, transfer to Incheon Int’l Airport by limousine bus on your own.