7 Days / 6 Nights Tours Overview
As Korea’s capital and most populous city, Seoul is the country’s vibrant center for business, education and culture. This comprehensive itinerary combines the bustling activities to be enjoyed in Seoul, the volcanic formed wonders of Jejudo Island and its tradition of women divers “Haenyeo,” and finally the majestic ancient former capital, Gyeongju. This scrupulously well-preserved city was home to Korean rulers for more than 1000 years.
Day 1 – Arrive Korea Arrive in Seoul this evening. Upon arrival you are met and transferred to the hotel. Founded as the capital of the Chosun Dynasty, Seoul is Korea’s commercial, financial, and political hub.
Day 2 – Seoul Sightseeing Enjoy a morning city tour of Gyeongbok Palace (built in 1394), the Folklore Museum with its insights into traditional Korean life, the Blue House and the massive Jogyesa Temple. (Tour on Seat in Coach basis). The afternoon is at leisure. (B)
Day 3- Seoul / Gyeongju Early morning transfer to the train station to board your express train to Gyeongju, the spiritual and cultural capital of Korea. Gyeongju served as the capital of the Shilla Kingdom, which united the peninsula in 676 AD. Designated by UNESCO as one of the world’s ten most historic sites, it is known as the “Museum Without Walls.” You are met and transferred to the hotel. Your afternoon tour of Gyeongju includes the Bulgulsa Temple with its lovely pagodas and bridges, Seogguram Grotto (one of Asia’s most magnificent Buddhist shrines) and the National Museum. (Tour on private basis). (B)
Day 4 – Gyeongju / Busan In the morning, travel by express bus to Busan (1hr 30 mins), Korea’s main port and second largest city. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Your afternoon tour includes Taejongdae Park with its vast rock outcrops and sweeping sea vistas and the UN cemetery, Jagalchi fish market, the International market and Yongdusan Park. (Tour on private basis) (B)
Day 5 – Busan / Jeju After breakfast, transfer to Gimhae Domestic Air Terminal to board a flight to Jeju Island. Upon arrival, start your tour (Seat in Coach) of Jeju. Visit the Manjanggul grotto, Sunrise peak, Seongeup folk village, Dongmun traditional market and Women’s diver museum. Following the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel. (B)
Day 6- Jeju Full Day Tour Continue your sightseeing tour (Seat in Coach) of Jeju. Visit the Hanlim park, Jusangjeolli rock, Yakcheonsa temple and Cheonjiyeon WaterFall. Later return to your hotel. (B) Note: SIC Tour not available on Sunday. Supplement will be charged for Private tour.
Day 7- Jeju / Seoul After breakfast, transfer to Jeju Airport for a flight to Seoul. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to International airport for your flight back home. (B)