03 UNIQUE SEOUL PROGRAM (5D4N)

 Package full of unique tours and concepts never found in existing group tours!

 


Hot Place-city center (Valid until August 2016)        USD/PAX

Hot Place-city center (Valid until August 2016)        USD/PAX

 

INCLUSION

- Accommodation based on TWN/DBL sharing

- SIC tour and transfer with local English or Chinese speaking guide

- All admission fees

- Yeopjeon (traditional currency with a square hole in the middle)

- Stay one night at Hanok accommodation

- Meals: Daily Breakfast at hotel + 3 Lunches at local restaurant + 1 Dinner at local restaurant

EXCLUSION

- Tip for local Guide (USD 5/PAX/DAY)

- Dinners

NOTE

- Itinerary subject to change due to local conditions

DAY 1. ICN APT - GWANGMYEONG CAVE - ONE MOUNT - SEOUL

DAY 2. SEOUL - SUWON - EVERLAND - SEOUL

DAY 3. SEOUL CITY TOUR 

DAY 4. SEOUL CITY TOUR

DAY 5. SEOUL - ICN APT


DAY 1. L: Korean Set Menu with Hot Pot Rice at Traditional Korea Restaurant

DAY 2. B: Hotel L: Fried Chicken in Jimmi chicken or Yongsung chicken with One Glass of Beer or Soft Drink

DAY 3. B: Hotel L: Dosirak (DIY lunch box) in Tong-in Traditional Market

DAY 4. B: Hotel L: Johnson Stew (Best Budaejigae in Seoul) at Bada Sikdang

DAY 5. B: Hotel


 

DAY 1. ICN APT – GWANGMYEONG CAVE – ONE MOUNT – SEOUL

Arrival at Incheon Int’l Airport, Greeted by local English speaking Guide from KIMS.

You’ll be driven to Gwangmyeong Cave which is the only one cave found in the metropolitan cities. Gwangmyeong Cave is where joys and tears of coal mining workers remained intact. It was the heart of the evolution of modern industries in Korea and also a historical site of the Japanese colonial period.

Before you back to Honok stay, you visit to One Mount Snow Park. One Mount Snow Park is an indoor winter theme park, the first of its kind in Korea. A variety of entertainment programs are organized on snow and ice. The snow park features a Santa Village with a North European concept, unique sledding like animal sleds, an ice lake with 101 fun activities like ice bowling, ice road with seven themed caves and thrilling, fantastic rides, and a snow hill where visitors can enjoy snow sledding under the snow that falls year round. This is the world’s first theme park where visitors can watch aurora and ice shows at the Fairy Tale Village which is made of ice.

After your tour, transfer to seoul and experience Hanok accommodation.

 

DAY 2. Suwon Hwaseong Fortress (UNESCO Site) - Everland Theme Park

After breakfast, you’ll be picked up from your Seoul accommodation and driven to Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, which is the wall surrounding Suwon, the capital of Gyeonggi-do. The impressive structure, built in 1794, also includes King Jeongjo's Hwaseong Haenggung Palace(Temporary Palace), the biggest of all the "Haenggung," which pertains to a shelter where the King may have rested or retired from war.

Next, we will visit the Everland Theme Park, one of the most popular places for families, friends and couples in Seoul that houses over 40 thrilling rides. In addition to "Safari World" featuring white tigers, tigers, lions and bears, "Lost Valley" opened in April 2013, letting visitors get up close and personal with the wild safari’s giraffes, elephants and white lions riding on unique amphibious vehicles. Enjoy a magical and adventure-filled day at Everland Theme Park.

After your tour, you’ll be transported to your centrally located hotel.

 

DAY 3. DDP (Dongdaemun Design Plaza) - Cheonggye Steam Park - Unhyeongung Palace - Ginseng center - Tong-in Traditional Market - Trick Eye and Ice Museum - Cosmetic Store at Seokpajeong - Bukchon Hanok Village - Samcheongdong Street

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, your guide will take you to Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) which is a blend of traditional buildings, relics and cutting-edge modern multicultural facilities. DDP is a culture complex with various shopping outlets, galleries, events, street food and more. Near we will navigate the thousands of shops in the immense Dongdaemun district with help from your guide.

Before you visit Unhyeongung Palace, you can see the Cheonggye Stream which is located in the middle of the city of Seoul. The Cheonggye stream used to be a naturally formed stream before the Joseon Dynasty designated Seoul as its capital.

Next, we head to the Unhyungung Royal Residence, which was the home of young Gojong, who later became the Emperor of Korea during the Joseon Dynasty. The residence, under the orders of Queen Mother Jo was renovated into a grand, palace-like home. The Unhyungung, which means "small palace" is located right in the middle of the business district of Jongno-gu.

Afterwards, we will visit Ginseng Center which is Korea’s Number 1 All Natural Health Supplement. Ginseng is a medicinal herb that has long been used in maintaining physical vitality throughout the far-eastern countries including Korea and China. For your information, Korean Ginseng is the best of its efficacy.

Next stop is Tong-in Traditional Market for lunch. One of the most popular destinations of Tong-in Market is a small do-it-yourself eatery known as the Dosirak Cafe, or the "Lunchbox Cafe". You can use yeopjeon which is Korea traditional currency and with the yeopjeons buy diverse food on sale at nearby stores. They choose their meal from a range of traditional street food retailers, loading up their empty tray and then eating in the café.

After lunch, you’ll visit Trick Eye and Ice Museum. Trick Art Museum is the first museum in Korea to show optical illusion art. Exhibitions on walls and floors are rendered in 3D. Try to capture unforgettable memories at optical illusion art.

Then, you’ll be driven to Cosmetic Store at Seokpajeong. Cost effective cosmetic products galore!

Next, your guide will take you Bukchon Hanok Village. Bukchon Hanok Village is full of traditional Hanokhomes. It is a place that perfectly embodies the heritage and culture of South Korea. Famous for once being the residences of high-ranking government officials, the village is now a peaceful destination for visitors looking to taking a stroll through its comforting alleyways and calm, picturesque scenery. Boasting more than 600 years of history, the village reflects that of the tranquil views and nature of neo-Confucianism. 

After then, you can feel romance walking through ‘Samchengdong – gil’. Samchenongdong – gil goes through the middle of the city, but is peaceful, quaint area. The street is lined with cafes, museums, antique shops and a number of famous art galleries. 

 

DAY 4. Photo Stop at N Seoul Tower - Gyeongbok Palace - Bokanyeong (Korean herb) - Experience Kimchi making and Hanbok wearing - Iteawon Street - Samsung D’Light - Lotte World Tower - DFS

Meet your guide after breakfast at your hotel for your seoul city tour, starting with a visit to N Seoul Tower. N Seoul Tower offers panoramic views of Seoul and the surrounding areas. It is a romantic pilgrimage for couple. You can lock and take photos at Wall of Love. Bring your own Lock.

Transfer to Gyeongbok Palace which was served as main palace during Joseon Dynasty. You can watch Changing Guard Ceremony at the largest palace in Seoul. It has so many buildings and we will look around Geunjeongjeon (main throne hall of Gyeongbok Palace), Sajeongjeon (King's office), Gangnyeongjeon (King's living quarters), Gyotaejeon (Queen's living quarters) and Gyeonghoeru where the king threw formal banquets for foreign envoys.

Then, your guide will take you to Bokanyeong. There is Oriental raison tree known to cleanse the kidneys in Bokanyeong.

Next, you head to a Kimchi School for your Experience making Kimchi which is Korean traditional food. You will meet a professional kimchi maker and learn to create your own version of the cabbage-based side dish. The experience allows you to learn about the country's history and culture before tasting your creation and having it packed up to take with you.

Afterwards, try on hanbok, a traditional Korean dress often characterized by vibrant colors and simple lines without pockets. The term itself means “Korean clothing,” and it's typically worn during festivals and celebrations.

We then move to Iteawon Street which is a Korea’s Number 1 All Natural Health Supplement. Iteawon was the first special tourist zone designated in 1997 among the 5 special tourist zones in Seoul. It is a multicultural place where over 20000 foreigners live and is widely recognized by international visitors.

Head to the Samsung Electronics Building in Seocho-dong where you'll see the Samsung D'light Global Exhibition. The area showcases the latest lineup of products from the Korean multinational electronics company. The name "D'light" is a combination of the words "digital" and "light" which correlates with the company's vision of being a "guiding light to the digital world."

Next stop is Lotte World Tower. Lotte World Tower is designed to be the tallest building in Asia, Lotte Super Tower's core-and-shell structural system was engineered to achieve a superlative height.

The final stop on your route is DFS. Duty Free Shop attracts shoppers from all over the world as it has more than 400 famous brands (Louis Vuitton, Hermes, GUCCI, Cartier, Chanel and many more) to choose from as well as newly added "Star Avenue" experience zone featuring many of hallyu stars are drawing more attentions.

After your tour, you’ll be transported to your centrally located hotel, where you can spend your evening at leisure and make your own dinner plans with recommendations by your guide.

 

DAY 5. Seoul - ICN APT

After breakfast at your hotel, spend your morning at leisure until checkout time, when you’ll be transferred to Incheon International Airport for your departure.

* It might be able to be changed due to local condition*

 

 

  • Wide variety of hotel choices for selection at premium rates!

  • Visit unique/different places never proposed before!

  • Local restaurants with feel/taste of both a traditional and modern Korean atmosphere

Route

  1. 광명시
  2. 일산
  3. 서울특별시
  4. 수원시
  5. 서울특별시