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Seoul, Western Korea & Jeju Island In 10 Days

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days 10 From US$ 2,190
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  • Visit Gongju, the ancient capital of the Baekje Kingdom
  • Experience a tea ceremony with a Buddhist monk at the Magoksa Temple
  • Explore Suncheonman Bay Ecological Park
  • Relax on the beaches of Jeju Island. Learn more about its myths and legends
Join us on this 10-day, guided tour of the western parts of South Korea and enjoy beautiful scenery along with delicious Korean cuisine. We will pick you up upon arrival in Seoul and drive you to your hotel. Go out on a sightseeing tour of the South Korean capital city on the second 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).

Head for Gongju, the ancient capital of Baekje Kingdom, on the third day. See the Songsan-ri Tombs as well as Gongsanseong Fortress. Visit Boseong Green Tea Plantation and try their famous produce. The fourth day of the trip will take you to Jeonju Hanok Village, home to 800 traditional Korean houses.

Enjoy a cable car trip over the sea in Yeosu before heading back to Seoul. The final destination of your journey is Jeju island, where you will stay for three days. Enjoy the serene natural beauty of the island, relax on its beaches and learn more about the myths and legends surrounding this place. Drive back to the capital at the end of this trip. We will transfer you to the airport according to your flight schedule on the last day of the trip.
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2.0 - Poor Based on 1 review
too pushed and not so great hotels... like smelly with stained carpets.... one hotel kept the roach spray handy on the bed side table.
Anonymous From USA On
2 - Poor
“just like I said.... and the bus smelled like smoke. Don't kid yourself... Jeju island is no get-away island. It feels just like Seoul .... over crowded and people throwing elbows”
HanaTour USA, Inc. responded to this review on :
“Dear Amy Knox,

Thanks for your valuable review. I will let our local team knows your feedback and let them make it better condition for our future's clients.
Also, The time that you joined the tour was the high peak season as i informed. The crowd due to high peak season, that is out of our scope.
However, i will let our local knows that they need to cares of our valuable clients more carefully.

I wish i can work for you and your family next time.

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Danielle LEE”
3 hours 4 Star Hotel at TMark Grand Hotel or Similar
Meet your driver upon arrival at Incheon International Airport and enjoy our private pickup service to your hotel. You are free for the rest of the day after checking into the hotel.
8 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.
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  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9 hours 5 Star Hotel at Hotel InterCiti Daejeon or Similar
Meet your tour guide at the hotel lobby and head for Gongju, the ancient capital of the Baekje Kingdom. Experience a traditional tea ceremony with a Buddhist monk at the Magoksa Temple, which is located in Chungcheongnam-do province and surrounded by mountains and rivers.

Visit the Songsan-ri Tombs then continue to Gongsanseong Fortress, constructed during the Baekje period. Enjoy archery in the fortress. Transfer to Daejeon, a South Korean city famous for its hot springs. You are free for the rest of the day after checking in at the hotel.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9 hours 5 Star Hotel at Holiday Inn Gwangju or Similar
Transfer to Jeonju after breakfast. Visit Jeonju Hanok Village, home to over 800 tradition Korean houses. Explore the village as well as the Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum. Have Jeonju bibimbab for lunch and taste makkolli (Korean traditional wine) at a local restaurant. Then visit the Tapsa Temple in Jinan, famous for the over 80 stone pagodas built by Lee Gapyong, a retired scholar. Travel to Gwangju and check into your hotel.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9 hours 5 Star Hotel at Hidden Bay Hotel, Yeosu or Similar
Travel to Boseong Green Tea Plantation in the morning. Explore the plantation before trying their famous produce. Next, visit Naganeupseong Folk Village where you can see the houses and architectural styles that are indigenous to this region.

Then head for Suncheonman Bay Ecological Park, which is thickly covered with reeds taller than a full-grown man. Finally, move onto Yeosu, one of the country's most picturesque port cities that offers stunning nighttime views. Enjoy great nighttime views of this port city before retiring to bed.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9 hours 4 Star Hotel at TMark Grand Hotel or Similar
Take a cable car over the sea in Yeosu. Soak up the views of downtown Yeosu and the archipelago around the old seaport. Next, visit Jinjuseong Fortress, which is historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592. Time to head back to Seoul. Check into your hotel in the capital city. You are free for the reminder of the day.
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 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 4 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. Round-trip domestic air tickets (Gimpo - Jeju - Gimpo). Other transfers as per the itinerary
  • Round-trip domestic air ticket (Gimpo <-> Jeju)
  • Experienced, English-speaking tour guides
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to destinations mentioned on the itinerary
  • Gratuities
what's excluded
  • Round-trip international airfare. Domestic airline tickets 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
  • Personal expenses
  • Excess baggage fees
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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 allowance (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.
Cancellation10% 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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