Best of South Korea - 10 days

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-80 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-41797
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Seoul, South Korea
  • Ends Seoul, South Korea
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Seoul - Admire the view from N Tower, see Gyeongbokgung Palace and watch an acrobatic Nanta Show
  • DMZ - Peek into the secretive state of North Korea from the Observatory and meet a North Korean defector
  • Gyeongju - Cycle the streets of the ancient Silla capital, see Anapji Pond and sample traditional liquour
  • Golgusa Temple - Stay at a traditional Buddhist temple where you can join a meditation session, chat to the monks and eat local food
  • Busan - Cook South Korean cuisine with a local chef, visit Haedong Yonggungsa Temple and ride a cable car over the city
  • Jeju Island - Hike along the Jeju Olle Trail, with free time to relax on the beach, climb Sunrise Peak and enjoy an included farewell BBQ
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The trip "Best Of South Korea - 10 Days " starts and ends in Seoul. It is a sightseeing trip that takes 10 days taking you through Seoul, Gyeongju and Jeju in South Korea. "Best Of South Korea - 10 Days " is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

SEMI INDEPENDENT TOUR: Discover the main highlights of South Korea on this 10-day group tour. Enjoy panoramic views of Seoul from N Tower, see Gyeongbokgung Palace and visit the Demilitarized Zone to meet a North Korean defector. Cycle the ancient streets of Gyeongju, spend a night at a working Buddhist temple and join a spiritual meditation class. Learn to cook delicious local food with a cooking class, explore Busan and hike the Jeju Olle Trail on Jeju Island, rounded off with a beach BBQ!
  • Day: 1 Seoul
  • Day: 2 Seoul
  • Day: 3 The DMZ
  • Day: 4 Gyeongju
  • Day: 5 Golgulsa Temple Stay
  • Day: 6 Busan
  • Day: 7 Busan
  • Day: 8 Jeju Island
  • Day: 9 Jeju Island
  • Day: 10 Seoul
  • 1 night simple hanok accommodation in Gyeongju
  • 7 nights in 4-5-star hotels
  • Daily breakfast, 4 lunches (inclusive of cooking class) & 4 dinners
  • 2 economy flights from Busan - Jeju and Jeju - Seoul
  • All transportation via public transport and private transfers
  • Local English speaking licensed tour guides for scheduled sightseeing
  • *2024* 1 night Golgulsa Temple stay
  • DMZ excursion and chat with a North Korean defector
  • Nanta Show in Seoul
  • Korean cooking class in Busan
  • Yacht sailing and fishing on Jeju Island
  • Hiking the Jeju Olle Trail, Oedolgae Rock and Jungbang Waterfall on Jeju Island
  • Farewell BBQ on the final night on Jeju Island
  • Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
  • Optional activities
  • International flights and visas
  • Airport transfers
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of South Korea - 10 days tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 17 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 September 2024, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of South Korea - 10 days tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Best of South Korea - 10 days tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.


Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this trip. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and during transport.
  • Solo travelers are required to purchase a single room for your personal use.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days before the departure date.
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