9 days
Magical Korea

Upon arrival at airport in Seoul, you are met and transferred to your Hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

(Includes Breakfast, Lunch)

The full day city tour provides a fascinating insight into both ancient and modern Korea 

We pass by Jogyesa Temple and visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, watch the Royal Guard changing ceremony, Explore the National Folk museum, Korean Ginseng centre or Amethyst shop. 

Later we visit the Korean Folk Village (1.50hr drive) and experience the culture of the late Joseon Dynasty. 

The village provides a unique glimpse into the diverse architectural structures of the wealthy aristocrats and humbled dwelling of farmers. The huge reconstructed village has over 260 different types of traditional houses, typical of each Provence in Korea. Return to Seoul.

(Includes Breakfast)

Pick up from your hotel to the designated meeting point.

Depart Seoul by coach to Gongju and visit the Tomb of King Muryeong. We then travel to Gongsanseong Fortress before arriving at Buyeo, an ancient capital of the Baekje Dynasty.

We visit Baekje Cultural Land where you will see the Palace, castle &, cultural hall. Optional visit to Goransa Temple and Nakhwaam bluff by boat (optional $15pp)

Proceed to Jeonju and visit Jeonju Hanok Village, with over 700 traditional Korean houses.

Transfer to Gwangju, the birthplace of a modern Korea.

(Includes Breakfast)

After breakfast at your hotel we visit Gwangju city Museum. We then move to Bosung Green Tea-plantation & Suncheon where we visit Suncheon Ecological Park.

Later we arrive at Yeosu, a port city and look around the historic plaza of Admiral Yi Sun-sin.

(Includes Breakfast)

Today we visit Jinjuseong Fortress before moving to Busan where more travelers join our tour.

We then transfer to Jagalchi Fishery Market, Korea’s largest seafood market, Haeundae Beach tour and then depart for Gyeongju where we check into our hotel and have leisure time.

(Includes Breakfast)

After breakfast we have a city tour of Gyeongju and visit the Unesco awarded, Seokguram Grotto. (Optional entry $5pp).

We then visit the beautiful Unesco awarded Bulguksa Temple, Andong Hahoe Folk Village (2hr 30min drive) which has preserved the housing architecture and the village structure of the Joseon Dynasty.

Move to Wonju (2hrs) which is surrounded by Mountains and Seom River. Wonji was the capital of Gangwon Province for 500 years and maintains a rich tradition and cultural relics.

Check into your hotel and leisure time.

(Includes Breakfast)

Today we transfer to Pyeongchang (1hour 20min) , The venue of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games (Alpensia Resort). You then have oportunity to take the monorail to Ski –Jump (Optional :$6).

We then poceed to Mt. Seorak National Park (1hr), The stunning peaks of the Seoraksan Mountain range break through the clouds while jade-like water flows through the valleys, creating breathtaking views and making this Korea's most famous national park. Due to the many rare species found here, UNESCO designated this national park a Biosphere Preservation District in 1982.

Take the cable car to Gwongeumseong fortress (Optional for Shinheungsa Temple and cable car :$15pp). Transfer to Seoul drop of spot (approx. 4hrs). Transfer to hotel.

(Includes Breakfast)

Free day to shop and explore Seoul on your own.

(Includes Breakfast)

Free until your transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Dates and Prices

Interested in this tour?
Weekly Wednesday arrival in Seoul
Sept 2017 - Dec 2018
Twin share, Excludng Flights
£1490
  • Airport/hotel transfers
  • Sightseeing tours by professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • Selections of quality accommodation in well furnished rooms with private facilities. 
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Guaranteed departure
  • International Flights. We are happy to provide flights with full ATOL Protection
  • Optional tours
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips for driver / guide

Hotels in this tour

SEOUL -Holiday Inn Express Seoul Euljiro 3*, GWANGJU - Holiday Inn 4*, YEOSU - Hotel U Castle 3.5*, GYEOGNJU - Commodore Hotel 3.5*, WONJU - Wonju Interburgo Hotel 3.5*

(Or similar subject to availability) 

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How to book

0161 440 7332
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