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Image of Korea

$ 1,595.00

Day 1 Arrive in Seoul • Day 2-3 Visit Seoul • Day 4 Gyeomgju • Day 5 Busan • Day 6 Busan – Seoul • Day 7 Seoul Departure

Description


►Day 01 Arrival in Seoul
Arrive at Incheon International Airport, where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel by the airport limousine bus or by the van. The rest of day is free at your leisure time.

►Day 02 Seoul City B. L.
After breakfast, start a city tour of Seoul including Deoksu Palace, Changdeok Palace, Drive by The Blue House, Jogyesa Temple, South Gate Open Market, Insadong Shopping Street.

Established by the founder of Joseon Dynasty in 1392, Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea has a population of more than 12,000,000 people. Seoul is a city of the incredible contrasts which, despite its immense size, make it one of the most fascinating cities in the world.. In Seoul, the new and the ancient co-exist in the perfect harmony for everyone to enjoy.

►Day 03 Seoul / Afternoon tour to Korean Folk Village / Seoul B.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning free. At highnoon, transfer to the Korean Folk Village outside of Seoul to the south, where the old traditional style houses and life styles of the 18th ~19th century are being practiced. Return to Seoul

The Korean Folk Village is a showplace of the Korea’s traditional folklore customs and ways of living. Located near Suwon City, 40 km to the south of Seoul, the village was opened in 1974 and comprises approximately two hundred and thirty structures, each representing the traditional customs and manners. In these structures, the visitors witness the unique scenes of people in the ancient costumes living and working in exactly the same manners as in the past before the country came under the western influence.

►Day 04 DMZ & the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel – Gyeongju  B. L.
After breakfast, drive to the DMZ and make tours of the DMZ. Return to Seoul and transfer to Gyeongju
North Korea’s 3rd Infiltration Tunnel is located within the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and is located 44 km away from Seoul to the northwest, found in October, 1978, and 30,000 armed military forces with the field artillery can permeate through this tunnel per one hour. Dora Observation Platform is located at a western front line and from here you can get a view of the North Korean territory including the Propaganda Village, People’s School and Gaeseong City, the old capital city of the Goryeo Kingdom.

►Day 05 Gyeongju City / Busan City  B.L.
Breakfast at hotel. Tour of Gyeongju including Cheomseongdae Astronmical Observatory, Royal Tumuli Park.
Gyeongju National Museum, Bulguksa Temple, Seokguram Grotto Temple. Proceeed to Busan City.

The richest repository of ancient history and arts in Korea, the city of Gyeongju was once the splendid capital of the Shilla Kingdom (B.C. 57-A.D. 935). Gyeongju is filled with the remains of the ancient Shilla Kingdom’s temples, the royal tombs, the monuments, one of the earliest astronomical observatories in Asia- Cheomseongdae, built in 647 A.D., and the crumbled remains of the palaces and the fortresses. There is a branch (Gyeongju National Museum) of the National Museum Korea in the downtown where thousands of the items are exhibited. The two supreme treasures of Gyeongju are the Bulguksa Temple and the Seokguram Grotto, Being called “The Museum Without Walls”. Gyeongju has been designated by UNESCO as one of the world’s ten historic sites, and the Bulguksa Temple and the Seokguram Grotto were added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1995.

►Day 06 Busan City / Seoul City B.L.

After breakfast, Tour of Busan Tower, Jagalchi Fishery Market, Nampodong Shopping Street, UN Cemetry, Busan Municipal Museum, Busan Haeundae Beach. Return to Seoul.

Busan is the second largest city and the principal port of Korea. It is located on the southern part of the peninsula with more than 4 million inhabitants, it being geographically an excellent natural harbor. Busan has been an important trade center for fishing and some other industries for a long time. The major attractions of Busan are UN Memorial Cemetery, Busan Tower and Jagalchi Fishery Market and Haeundae Beach.

►Day 07 Seoul / Fly home  B.
After breakfast, check-out the hotel. The complementary airport bus ticket is provided.

Airport Limousine buses are departing every 20-25 minutes at the hotel bus stop.


First Class
$1595
Land only per person based on sharing

  • Guaranteed Departure for minimum 2
  • Best Western Kukdo Hotel Seoul
  • Gyeongju Commodore Hotel
  • Busan Commodore Hotel


Deluxe
$1895
Land only per person based on sharing

  • Guaranteed Departure for minimum 2
  • Grand Hilton Hotel Seoul
  • Gyeongju Commodore Hotel
  • Busan Commodore Hotel

Additional information

OVERVIEW

Korea’s unique geographical location is the international hub to Asia. This very viable piece of land combines ancient Oriental tradition, beautiful scenery, national pride and modern technology. You can find traces of its history in many palaces and temples and yet; the country is also a rising star in terms of industry, trade, and commerce.

START / END

Day 1 Arrive in Seoul • Day 2-3 Visit Seoul • Day 4 Gyeomgju • Day 5 Busan • Day 6 Busan – Seoul • Day 7 Seoul Departure

DEPARTURE

Tours depart every Monday, although clients can join these tours on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday by taking part in the Seoul arrangements they miss, at the end of the tour. In Seoul, the clients can choose the hotel from the deluxe(5 star), the first(4 star) and the moderate (3 star) category and in the local cities, the clients will stay at the same hotels in the first (4 star) category.

HOTELS

♦ Accommodation at the following hotels
4 nights at Grand Hilton (int’l 5 star), Best Western KUKDO(Int’l 4 star)
1 night at Commodore Hotel in Gyeongju (int’l 4 star)
1 night at Commodore Hotel in Busan (int’l 4 star)

INCLUSIONS

– The accommodations at the int’l 5 star, 4 star hotels in Seoul and int’l 4 star hotels in the local cities as described for 6 nights with daily American breakfast. (Buffet or American breakfast)
– Local lunch from day 2 ~ day 6
– The English Speaking guide for the whole tours.
– Transfer services for the whole journey.
– All admission fees and all taxes are included.

EXCLUSIONS

 International flights – Call 1-888-887-1688 to get a quote from your home city
Insurance you may wish (which we urge you to purchase)
 Personal expenses and gratuities.
 Any other item not specified

QUESTIONS

Should you have any further questions, please call 1888-887-1688 for assistance.

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