Hidden Treasure of Korea (10D9N)

10D9N / Minimum 2PAX



PACKAGE PRICE (USD/PAX)   >>>Valide Until 2017<<<

Catagory Price per person
Budget USD 2,310
Standard USD 2,640
Deluxe USD 2,970

* German/French/Spanish/Russian Speaking Guides are available at extra charge


Includes

- Accommodation & Hotel breakfast
- Transportation by minivan or similar
- Vehicle with English Speaking Guide (Separate guide)
- Admission fees, Lunch (4days), Parking and Toll

Excludes

- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Optional activity costs     

*Photo Credit : (c) KOREA TOURISM ORGANIZATION

DAY 1. WELCOME TO SEOUL

After arrival, your guide will greet you as soon as you come out of the baggage claim area and dtrive you to N Seoul Tower: one of the representative landmarks and multi-cultural venues in Seoul.

Then we will pay a visit to Namsan Hanok Village to see the beauty of the authentic Korean tradition architecture.

Afterwards, you will be transfered to the hotel for check-in.


DAY 2. SEOUL YOUR TRIP

After breakfast, we will depart early for Geyongbokgung Palace, which is arguably the most beautiful, and remains the largest of all five palaces. Next, we move to Changdeok Palace; located within, the rear garden, known as a place of rest for the kings, was kept as natural as possible.

Then we will take walk around Bukchon Hanok Village and Insadong street seeing several traditional Hanok homes and stores that sell antique art crafts.

Next, move to Gwangjang Food Market, the nation’s first market and continues to thrive as a popular tourist destination today. 

Before heading back to hotel, we will come to Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) where holds various exhibitions, fashion shows, forums, conferences, and other domestic and international events.


DAY 3. ANDONG: MASK IT UP

*Lunch Included

After breakfast, you will get an early pick-up in the morning and transfered to Andong to visit Hahoe Village. Hahoe Village, was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List under the category of “Historic Villages in Korea” on July 31, 2010.

Before you getting far too fascinated by the breathtaking scenery the Hahoe village offers, we will depart for Gyeongju and make stop at Anapji pond. Anapji means "Goose and Duck Lake."

After the tour, you will check in the hotel and overnight in Gyeongju.


DAY 4. GYEONGJU: TIME TRAVEL

*Lunch Included

Today we will be visiting Gyeongju, where is home to no fewer than three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The magnificent Buddhist monastery Bulguksa temple will be your first destination, followed by Seokguram Grotto. Later we will visit Daereungwon, also known as Tumuli Park, tranquil home of 23 tombs. 

After the Gyeongju tour, we will depart for Busan, and before checking in the hotel, we will make stop at ibagu gill and Gwangandaegyo Bridge, where you can enjoy the night view of Busan.

Check in the hotel and overnight in Busan.


DAY 5. BUSAN : OCEAN B-IBE

Today, we will explore Busan,starting by visiting Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, situated on the coast of the north-eastern portion of Busan. 

Next we wil move to Gamcheon Culture Villiage which is formed by houses built in staircase-fashion on the foothills of a coastal mountain, earning this village the nickname of "Machu Picchu of Busan."

No visit to Busan is complete without a stop at the traditional Gukje International Market, followed by an exciting exploration of the enormous Jalgalchi Fish Market. Both markets teem with fascinating products and are a great way to glimpse local life.

Back to Hotel.


DAY 6. TONGYEONG : NAPLES OF ORIENT

*Lunch Included

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Tongyeong, a coastal city in South Gyeongsang Province.

You will first reach the peak of Mt. Mireuksan by cable car, and enjoy the spectacular panoramic mountain view.

Next, visit Dongpirang Mural Village; this hillside village on the sea became a new place, revitalized by the art.

After that, transfer to Yeosu and stay overnight.


DAY 7. SUNCHEON : INNER PEACE FESTIVAL

*Lunch Included

After breakfast, you will visit Suncheonman Bay Wetland, the biggest colony of reeds in Korea.

Next, transfer to Naganeupseong Folk Village, located in Jeollanam-do Province, and contains a town castle that has been very well preserved. You can observe the daily dwellings indigenous to the south provincial area such as the kitchen area, the clay rooms, and Korean-style verandas.

Then, we will pay visit to Songgwangsa Temple, qualifies as a seungbo temple, which refers to the disciples and practicioners of Buddhism at the temple.

Afterwards, transfer to Namwon, and stay overnight.


DAY 8. DAMYANG & JEONJU : FIND YOUR RIGHT WAY

After breakfast, transfer to Damyang, well known for its local products including bamboo goods and strawberries.

Led by your guide, you will first vist Sunchang Village (if time allows), then come to Juknokwon Bamboo Garden, a Bamboo Garden featuring a beautiful artificial waterfall, pavilion, walking paths and an eco-exhibition center, a popular destination for visitors.

Then, continue to Metasequoia-lined Road, you’ll come across a beautiful and exotic boulevard that looks like it is came straight out of a fairytale.

Afterwards, transfer to Jeonju, and stay overnight.


DAY 9. Seoul : WELCOME BACK

Transfer to Seoul from Jeonju > Free time at leisure > Overnight in Seoul


Day10. DEPARTURE : FAREWELL FRIENDS

We hope you have had a truly wonderful time and that you return home with great memories and experiences from Korea. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

 

*Itinerary subject to change due to local conditions*


 

CANCELLATION & REFUND

1. Short Tours/Attractions/products (with duration of one day or less) and not including train or flight ticket and/or overnight accommodation

- Cancellation between 7 and 4 calendar days before the services begin: You will be charged a 25% cancellation fee.

- Cancellation within 3 calendar days before the services begin: You will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.

- Cancellation the day of the services or after: You will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.(no refund)

 

2. Special request / Private tours AND / OR Tours/Attractions/products including  train or flight ticket and/or hotel accommodations. 

- Cancellation between 30 to 15 calendar days before services begin: You will be charged 10% cancellation fee.

- Cancellation between 14 to 7 calendar days before services begin: You will be charged 25% cancellation fee.

- Cancellation 7 to 3 calendar days before the service: You will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.

- Cancellation 2 days before or the day of the services or after: You will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.(no refund)

  • 5 millenniums of history unfolds before your eyes
  • Marvel at Korean architecture as you explore grand palace by foot

  • Queen Elizabeth visited at Hahoe Village in 1999

  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto

  • Watch female fishmongers prepare seafood at Jagalchi Fish Market

  • Immerse yourself in traditional Korean culture and at the Korean Folk Village

Route

  1. Seoul
  2. Andong
  3. Gyeongju
  4. Busan
  5. Tongyeong
  6. Suncheon
  7. Damyang
  8. Jeonju