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Around South Korea Tour

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 6+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
map
  • Starts Seoul, South Korea
  • Ends Seoul , South Korea
HIGHLIGHTS
  • See the line that divides North Korea & South Korea at the demilitarized zone (DMZ)
  • Explore Jeonju Hanok Village, known for its 800 traditional Korean houses
  • Visit South Korea’s largest green tea plantation
  • Explore some of the largest cities in South Korea
Join us on this 10-day guided tour of South Korea and explore all corners of the country. Take the public transport (airport shuttle or railway service) to your centrally located hotel upon arriving at Incheon Airport. Meet your guide on the second day at the hotel lobby and explore Seoul. Visit some of its major landmarks.

See the border (DMZ) dividing North Korea and South Korea on the third day of the trip and learn more about the Korean War. Get the chance to explore the third tunnel discovered in 1978 by South Korean forces. Stroll along the vivid green tea fields of Korea’s largest green tea plantation on day 5 and learn more about the process of making tea.

Enjoy a day tour of Busan, the second-most populous South Korean city, before heading for Gyeongju, known for its countless historical sites. Take a cable car to the top of Mt Seoraksan, located in South Korea's most important national park, before heading back to Seoul. You are free to check out of the hotel and travel to the airport on the final day of the trip after breakfast.
Customer reviews
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 11 reviews
Dream come true
5 - Excellent
  • Wan
  • From Hong Kong
  • On Sep 05 2019
“Brian made our dream come true, he was a helpful, interesting and knowledgeable guide. He made our trip very interesting.
It's a great way to see many sites and sides of Korea during this tour.”
The Mumbling Guide Who Could Not Drive
1 - Very poor
  • Brian ORourke
  • From USA
  • On Aug 19 2019
“This guide which was provided for this tour could not speak English and his driving was horrible. We almost got in 3 or 4 accidents. The driver should be evaluated by a doctor. I.think he has the early stages of Parkinson’s syndrome
The tour given by this guide was really a waste of my money and time. I spent most of the tour asking him about what he was trying to say.
The trip started off by me trying to find my driver at the Seoul airport. He would not me like a normal driver in the arrival area. I had to hunt for him for 90 minutes. When I found him there was no offer to help me with my luggage. Very poor service
The main guide had no respect for me as a client
I would avoid using this company.
I requested a first class ticket for a train ride to Busan and they booked my ticket right next to the toilet”
One Day Korea responded to this review on : “Dear Sir,

We would like to thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with us. We truly appreciate it since our customer's feedback is one of the most important aspects that allow us to improve our services.
We sincerely apologize for the fact that our service didn’t live up to your expectations.

We would like to let you know that we are sorry that you didn’t feel safe during the transport but we can assure you that he has no medical conditions forbidding him to drive. As we want to provide the best environment for guests, our staff members take annual physical exams to make sure that they are perfectly healthy. We will make sure that our drivers are apt to drive in all types of situations and traffic.

Regarding the seat on the train, when we made the booking for your seat in First-class, the seat was chosen automatically for your way to Busan, once you told us by a message that you wanted to have another seat for your way back we changed the seat to make sure you didn’t get the seat near the door.
We will make sure to ensure the best seats possible from now on so that this would not happen.

We wish you would have reached out to us during the tour, we would have taken immediate measures to make your tour was perfect, just like when you told us about the seat on the train we would have done our utmost to accommodate you.
Once again we would like to let you know that this review will be useful for us and that we will keep on doing our best.
We really want to let you know how much we are sorry for this and that you will be able to trust us again.
Wish you all the best!


Yours Sincerely,
Yan”
What an awesome tour!
5 - Excellent
  • Maron. P
  • From USA
  • On Jul 31 2019
“We had a wonderful time with our guide, Jay. Started the day with pick up from our hotel at the scheduled time, Jay was very friendly, polite, and funny. He gave us useful tips and helped us take awesome photos.
I really liked Korean food. We tried mini rice rolls, noodles, raw fish and much more, all very tasty.
The highlights of this tour were Seoul and green tea field, such a beautiful view and things to discover.
You should definitely ask for Jay to be your guide during this tour, we highly recommend it!”
Fantastic tour
5 - Excellent
  • Ms Amelia Mary Anne Corrigan
  • From USA
  • On Jun 05 2019
“This trip was Fantastic. We visited Korea’s most famous places with our guide Justin, we particularly loved Gyeongju and the incredible Bulguksa temple. The whole thing went really well. Justin was always on time and knowledgeable. We experienced Korean traditional food like bibimbap, Korean pancakes and we even tried the famous live octopus!!!!
The car was very comfortable and clean. Justin is a very kind host and we would thoroughly recommend this trip.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Seoul
  • Day 2: Seoul city sightseeing tour
  • Day 3: Seoul - Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) - Seoul
  • Day 4: Seoul - Baekje Cultural Land & Jeonju Hanok Village
  • Day 5: Boseong Green Tea Fields & Nagan Folk Village tour
  • Day 6: Yeosu - Busan
  • Day 7: Gyeongju Historic Areas tour
  • Day 8: Gyeongju - Samcheok
  • Day 9: Seoraksan Mountain - Seoul
  • Day 10: Seoul departure
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 3-star hotel accommodation based on double/twins sharing / single basis with continental breakfast for 9 nights
  • Transportation as per the itinerary
  • An English-speaking tour guide
  • Admission fees to destinations mentioned on the itinerary
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Pickup (available on request) and drop off, Incheon airport transfers
  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • South Korea visa fees
  • Lunch, dinner
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GOOD TO KNOW
Payment

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

The minimum number of people for this tour is 2 people. After booking confirmation, the tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour against a full refund to the customer, if the minimum no of people has not been achieved. For more information, please contact us. The tour operator will confirm this tour before 21 days to tour departure date. If the number of travelers does not meet the minimum travelers 2 people, you will get a full refund. This tour recommended for age 6 or above. Day 1 & day 10's Incheon International airport pick up & sending are not included. You can request add airport pick up or drop off service, there will be an additional charge, please contact us. If you are travel alone, you will share a room (twin room) with another traveler (same gender). Single room option is available, we strongly recommended you book a single room if you travel alone. Lunch and dinner are not included, our guide will recommended local foods on the way. Vegan, vegetarian, halal food are available. The itinerary can be adjusted or changed depends on the traffic or weather.
CANCELLATION 10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.
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