-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(5D4N): 4 X Breakfast at hotel restaurant + 3 x Lunch at local restaurant + 1 x Dinner at local restaurant
-Tip for local Guide (USD 5/PAX/DAY)
-Itinerary subject to change due to local conditons
-It might be able to be changed due to local condition
Arrival at Incheon Int’l Airport, Greeted by local English speaking guide from KIMS.
You’ll be driven to Gyeongbok Palace which was served as main palace during Joseon Dynasty. It's the most famous and historical sights to visit when the people went to Korea. 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. Head to 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. You choose your meal from a range of traditional street food retailers, loading up their empty tray and then eating in the café.
After lunch, 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.
Next 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.
Then, you visit to Insadong Antique Street which is the mecca of Korean traditional culture and crafts with wide variety of Honbok, Hanji, liquor, teas, potery and folk craft for sale. I recommend to you about taking photo sticker with wearing hanbok. You will keep special experience in Korea.
Before you back to Honok stay, you visit to 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. It was used by women who would gather along the stream with a load of clothes to wash and cauldrons to boil the clothes while children played in the stream. Now, it has been transformed into a haven of natural beauty amidst the bustle of city life. It becomes an oasis of the city of Seoul. Walk with your tour guide and enjoy some free time and soak up the natural surroundings of this incredible location.
After breakfast, you’ll be picked up from your hotel and driven to Trick Eye and Ice Museum. Trick Art Museum is the first museum in Korea to show optical illusion art. Inside, two-dimensional paintings on the museum walls, floors and ceilings seem to pop out and come to life, and have been specially designed for photos. Let your imagination fly as you step into the paintings and capture the most creative poses with your camera.
Next stop will be Lotte World Amusement Park, one of the most popular places for families, friends and couples in Seoul. You can enjoy thrilling rides, an ice rink, different kinds of parades as well as a folk museum, a lake, and much more.
Plus, you enjoy Iron Bull’s European buffet for lunch.
Meet your guide after breakfast at your hotel for your full-day tour, starting with a visit to Bokanyeong (Korean herb) & Cosmetic store at Seokpajeong. Oriental raison tree known to cleanse the kidneys. Cost effective cosmetic products galore!
Then, you will eat lunch ‘Tofu Stew with Seafood’ at Grandma’s house.
After lunch, you will go to ski resort in Gyeonggi Area. Enjoy exciting ski. *Optional Ski Package : $55 per person (Ski Clothes and Equipment are included)
Afterwards, you will visit Myeoongdong Shoppng District with an expert guide to show you around the enormous malls filled with handbags, clothing, electronics, cosmetics and more. Come home with fabulous finds at great prices!
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, head to N Seoul Tower which stands on Mt. Namsan in central Seoul, and take the elevator up to the observation deck to enjoy panoramic views over the city. If you bring your own lock, you fasten a lock on the special fence.
Continue to experience Kimchi making and Hanbok wearing. Kimchi is a national side dish with over 180 historical varieties. Also, you can try on beautiful Korean traditional clothing.
Then, you will visit to Ginseng center which is Korea’s Number 1 all natural health supplement. You learn about the reputed medicinal uses of the sought-after plant.
After then, you can shop 3 diverse district which is Iteawon Street, DDP (Dongdaemun Design Plaza) and DFS galleria.
Finally, visit Noryangjin Fisheries Market. There is one of the largest wholesale fisheries market with over 830 seafood items to be tasted on the spot! Spend time at the market, and then walk to a nearby street lined with a variety of eateries. Then you will have Braised Spicy Chicken with Vegetables at Yeolbong Jjimdak.
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*