Best of South Korea

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5 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-16809
  • 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
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea.
  • Sleep in a temple in Gyeongju-si.
  • Sample the diverse cuisine of Korea.
Start and end in Seoul, the "Best Of South Korea" trip is a guided city sightseeing trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Seoul, Gyeongju and Busan in South Korea. "Best Of South Korea" is a small group trip which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Ready for a unique travel experience? South Korea fits the bill and then some. On this eight-day trip, you’ll see the highlights in and around Seoul plus visit folk villages, unique Korean temples, and the bustling markets of Busan. Learn about the sombre history of North and South Korea and take an excursion to the Demilitarized Zone separating the two. This is the perfect snapshot of a country coming into its own as a top travel destination.
  • Day 1: Seoul
  • Day 2: Seoul
  • Day 3: Seoul/Gyeongju-si
  • Day 4: Gyeongju-si
  • Day 5: Gyeongju-si/Busan
  • Day 6: Busan/Seoul
  • Day 7: Seoul
  • Day 8: Seoul
  • Standard hotels (6 nts), temple (1 nt).
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 dinner
    Note: Allow USD220-290 for meals not included.
  • Private van, train, subway, walking.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Local Living Moment: Overnight Temple Stay, Gyeongju-si
  • City tour of Seoul
  • DMZ visit
  • City tour of Gyeongju
  • Yangdong Folk Village visit
  • Haedong Yonggungsa Temple Visit
  • City tour of Busan
  • Haeundae Beach and Dongbaek Island (APEC House) Visit
  • N Seoul Tower Visit
  • Namdaemun Market Visit
  • Any international flights to/from Seoul are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of South Korea tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
5 - Excellent
Based on 5 reviews
  • Ornelle T.
  • On Apr 11 2023
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Good. I had a lot of fun, and the CEO was efficient and helpful. But some improvement is to be done on the transport and the accomodation. A detailed journey (from start to finish) should also be shared to each client prior to... Read more
  • Ornelle Laetitia Tadjegou Tsague
  • From France
  • On Apr 11 2023
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
  • Anonymous
  • From Australia
  • On Sep 18 2022
5 - Excellent
Wonderful time
Wonderful time with wonderful people. Rob was an amazing guide. The temple stay was special.
  • Adrienne M.
  • On Sep 17 2022
5 - Excellent
It was a great experience that even though my fitness wasn?t great I thoroughly enjoyed
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:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of South Korea tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 12 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 12 September 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of South Korea 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 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.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Physical Grading : 2 - Light Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 2. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
  • 3. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 4. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
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