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Eastern Korea, Seoul & Jeju Island In 10 Days

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  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage sites in Gyeongju and Jeju Island
  • Visit Igidae Park, the coastal walking path famous for its panoramic view of Busan
  • See the major landmarks of Seoul during a guided, sightseeing trip
  • Relax on the beaches of Jeju Island
Join us on this 10-day, guided trip and travel to some of the most stunning destinations in South Korea. We will pick you up upon arrival in Seoul and drive you to your hotel. Travel to Busan, the port city known for its beaches and mountains, on the second day, with a detour in Jinju, known for the famous Jinjuseong Fortress.

See the Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get the chance to contrast these relics of the past with the world's second-largest automobile plant that you will see on the way to Ulsan as well as the ski jump tower at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Stadium, one of the venues of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Go out on a guided, sightseeing tour of Seoul on the sixth day of the trip. See some of the major landmarks of the city, including Gwanghwamun Gate, Gyeongbokgung Palace, Jogyesa Temple, the famous shopping district of Myeongdong and the YTN Seoul Tower (popularly called the N Seoul Tower).

The final destination of your journey is Jeju island, where you will stay for three days. Enjoy the serene natural beauty of the island and relax on its beaches. Fly back to the capital next. We will transfer you to the airport according to your flight schedule on the last day of the trip.

Learn about more than two thousand years of Korean history and savour a variety of delicious local cuisines along the way. For more about this trip, please go through the itinerary below.
3 hours 4 Star Hotel at TMark Grand Hotel or Similar
Meet your driver upon arrival at Incheon International Airport and enjoy a private arrival transfer to the hotel. You are free for the rest of the day.
9 hours 5 Star Hotel at Haeundae Grand Hotel, Busan or Similar
Meet your tour guide at the lobby of your hotel and head for Jinjuseong Fortress, historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592 AD. Afterward, transfer to Busan and visit Igidae Park, the coastal walking path that is famous for its panoramic views of the city and the Gwangan Bridge.

You are free for the rest of the day. Explore Haeundae Beach, which is known for its modern feel, and enjoy your evening at the cafes and pubs of the city. Watching artists and performers busking along the shoreline and visit the Haeundae Market.
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  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9 hours 5 Star Hotel at Gyeongju Hilton Hotel or
Head for Ulsan, travelling past the world's second-largest automobile plant, after breakfast. Visit Daewangam Park, littered with rocks carved into interesting shapes by the wind and ocean. Next on today's itinerary is the Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju, which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Visit the Gyeongju National Museum and Daereungwon Tomb Complex before travelling to Chomseongdae Observatory. Get the chance to wear your preferred Hanbok, Korea's national costume, before heading for your hotel. Your lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9 hours 5 Star Hotel at InterContinental Alpensia Pyeongchang Resort or Similar
Travel to Andong after breakfast. Visit Andong Hahoe, a village that is home to the descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan and is well known for its traditional houses. Transfer to Wonju and visit Hanji Theme Park where you can get the chance to experience the Hanji-making process.

Time to head for Pyeongchang, where you will be staying tonight. Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants. Enjoy Korean-style, grilled pork belly (samgyeopsal) for dinner.
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  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9 hours 4 Star Hotel at TMark Grand Hotel or Similar
Stop by to see the ski jump tower at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Stadium, one of the venues of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Explore the Jumunjin Seafood Market and see a variety of fish and other marine animals caught in the south eastern coast of South Korea.

Transfer to Yangyang and take a short hike in the Jujeongol Valley. Enjoy great views of Mount Seoraksan before transferring to Seoul.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
9 hours 4 Star Hotel at TMark Grand Hotel or Similar
Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel after breakfast. The first destination on today's itinerary is Gwanghwamun, Gyeongbokgung Palace's main and largest gate. See the Royal Guard Changing Ceremony next before exploring Gyeongbokgung Palace (except on Tuesdays, when it will be Changdeokgung Palace).

The palace is arguably the most beautiful and grandest of South Korea's famous five palaces. Head for the National Folk Museum of Korea. Then pass by the Blue House, also called Cheong Wa Dae, the presidential residence.

Your next destination is Insadong-gil, a neighborhood in Seoul that is crisscrossed by a multitude of alleys that are home to modern galleries and tea shops. See the Jogyesa Temple, the main temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. Afterward, head to Myeongdong, regarded as one of South Korea's premier shopping destinations.

Enjoy your lunch in a local restaurant before heading out to see Namsangol Hanok Village (Bukchon Hanok Village on Mondays) home to five restored traditional Korean houses and a pavilion, a pond and a time capsule. Your last destination today is N Seoul Tower, from where you can enjoy panoramic views of the city and the surrounding areas. Transfer to your hotel after the tour is over.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
6 hours 5 Star Hotel at Ramada Plaza Jeju Hotel or similar
Meet your driver at your hotel's lobby after breakfast and transfer to Gimpo Airport for your flight to Jeju Island. Transfer to your hotel upon arrival at Jeju International Airport. You are free for the rest of the day.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
9 hours 5 Star Hotel at Ramada Plaza Jeju Hotel or similar
Your driver will take you to Jeju Folklore & National History Museum adter breakfast. Learn more about the island and its inhabitants before moving on to Hallim Park, which consists of botanical gardens, lava caves and a folk village.

Hike the Dulle-gil trail and enjoy stunning views of the island. Visit the spectacular volcanic rock formations of Jusangjeolli Cliff before heading for Cheonjeyeon Falls, which is composed of three cascades, the first of which boasts a pond that is 22m in length and 21m in depth.

Head for Mysterious Road next. the road has earned its name due to the appearance of objects and moving uphill, a seemingly gravity-defying phenomenon that is no more than an optical illusion. We will transfer you to the hotel after the trip is over.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
9 hours 5 Star Hotel at TMark Grand Hotel or Similar
Visit Jeju Stone Park, inspired by the myths surrounding the island. The main theme of the park is the legend of Seolmundae Halmang (Grandmother Seolmundae) who created the island. Continue your journey to Seongeup Folk Village before moving on to Seongsan Ilchulbong Sunrise Peak, which rose from the sea during a volcanic eruption over 100,000 years ago.

See female divers dive into the ocean water to collect shellfish, seaweed, etc, without using any underwater diving equipment (Haenyeo Museum is the alternative on a rainy day). Then drive to Hamdeok Seoubong Beach, known for its shallow, emerald-blue waters.

Your local guide will transfer you to Jeju International Airport when your tour ends for your flight back to Seoul. Travel to your hotel in Seoul and check in on reaching the capital city.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
3 hours
Your driver will come to pick you up at a pre-appointed hour and drive you to Incheon International Airport (private service) from where you will catch your flight home.
Meals
  • Breakfast
what’s included
  • 4-5 star hotel accommodation based on double occupancy
  • Private pickup and drop-off service. Domestic airline tickets Gimpo - Jeju - Gimpo. Other transfers as per the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guides
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to destinations mentioned on the itinerary
  • Gratuities
what's excluded
  • Round-trip international air ticket. Air transfers except those mentioned in the 'What's Included' section
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What;'s Included' section or the itinerary
  • Expenses that are personal in nature
  • Excess baggage fees during air travel
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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.

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Other Practical InformationThe itinerary/accommodation is subjects to change due to local circumstances This is a group joining tour and people are from all English speaking countries Additional blackout date may apply without notice Children must share room with 2 adults to receive the child rates No Partial refund for missing breakfast due to early departure flight schedule Transportation: Van (1~4pax) or Mini coach (5~9pax) or Mediumsized coach (10~17pax) or Largesized coach (18pax~) Jeju tour will be operated by English Speaking Driving guide (27 pax) Single Room Supplement Charge is for any odd number of pax or pax requesting single room Luggage (per person) : 1 luggage & 1 carryon ◆Joint Tour operation important notice◆ Your group may be joined with other tour groups during the tour. Please make a note that your seat assignment may be changed once other groups join the tour.
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