The Soul of Korea

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-36707
  • 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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The "The Soul Of Korea" tour starts from and ends in Seoul. It is a city sightseeing tour that takes 10 days taking you through Jinhae, Gwangju, Gyeongju and 3 other destinations in South Korea. "The Soul Of Korea" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover a nation with one of the most heavily militarised borders in the world and one of the fastest growing economies in Asia, which is also the land of serene ‘slow cities’, and canopies of pink blossoms.

On this compact tour of South Korea, learn about its people, cuisine, ancient history and culture and appreciate the modernisation strides this Asian tiger economy has taken. From the ancient villages around Gyeongju and Jeonju, high tech factories in Ulsan, the futuristic skylines of Busan and Seoul to the high-speed trains in between, come and explore this lesser-known Asian treasure.
  • Day 1 : Busan
  • Day 2 : Busan
  • Day 3 : Busan > Ulsan > Gyeongju
  • Day 4 : Gyeongju
  • Day 5 : Gyeongju > Gwangju
  • Day 6 : Gwangju > Jeonju > Seoul
  • Day 7 : Seoul
  • Day 8 : Seoul > DMZ
  • Day 9 : Seoul > Suwon
  • Day 10 : Seoul
  • Stay 4 nights in the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Seoul
  • Farewell Dinner in a Hanok, a traditional Korean House
  • 26 meals – 09 breakfasts (B), 08 lunches (L) and 09 dinners (D)
  • All internal transport
  • Return airport transfers
  • Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides
  • After watching a performance, craft a mini Gayageum, a Korean musical instrument
  • Enjoy teatime with a monk at Bulguksa Temple followed by a traditional ‘Seungmu’ dance
  • Visit the Hyundai Car Factory in Ulsan
  • Visit UNESCO listed World Heritage Site Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon
  • The intimacy of small group touring with a maximum of 24 guests
  • 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 8 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • 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 The Soul of Korea tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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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:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Soul of Korea tour. You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 89 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 10 October 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 10 October 2024, a deposit of 500 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 89 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

The Soul of 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 The Soul of 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.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This trip adheres to the highest standards of hygiene and cleaning protocols on all ships and all tours when operating. Thorough cleaning will be conducted regularly, and hand sanitisers are located throughout the ship to ensure the highest level of personal hygiene whilst on board.
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