Korean History UNESCO World Heritage Tour(2N3D)

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Gain a true appreciation for Korea’s history and UNESCO world heritage sites on this package of day trips from Busan. Visiting Gyeongju, Daegu and Andong over three days, this comprehensive tour allows you to understand Korea’s most important ruling dynasties, sample each regions’ culinary specialties, and compare city to rural life. With your dedicated English-speaking guide and private minivan, sit back and enjoy Korea’s most spectacular sights.Day1First destination is Gyeongju that's the oldest unified Kingdom in Korean History is called a Museum doesn't have a roof.Day2after look around capital city of Shilla Dynasty you are supposed to go to Daegu where you are staying 2nights and you are going to see Andong which is known as good place about learning Joseon Dynasty Day3for the last day, you are going to Haeinsa Temple which has 2 UNESCO heritages from Goryeo Dynasty and Joseon, before going to Seoul you are walking around Herb Museum and public market in Daegu as well.
ItineraryDay 1: Gyeongju - Capital of the oldest Unified Kingdom(Shilla Dynasty)Stop At: Seokguram, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-doThis is a Hermitage which is a part of the Bulguksa temple, and the grotto overlooks the East Sea. Seokguram was added to the UNESCO World Heritages list together with Bulguksa temple, and it holds some of the best buddhist Sculptures in the world.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-doBulguksa, meaning 'Temple of the Buddha land', is the most famous buddhist temple in Korea and the home to a number of important relics from the Shilla Kingdom, including the two stone pagodas Dabotap and Seokgatap.Duration: 1 hour 10 minutesStop At: Cheonmachong Tomb, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-domeaning of this place is heanvenly Horse Tomb, and the name comes from a painting of a heavenly horse that was found during the tomb's excavation in 1973. this tomb was for an unknown king of the Shilla Kingdom.Duration: 1 hour 10 minutesStop At: Gyeongju National Museum, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-doThis museum houses about 3,000 relics of the Shilla Dynasty, including King Seongdeok's Bell (A.K.A Emille Bell), No, 29 National Treasure, and other ancient treasures you don't want to missDuration: 1 hour 20 minutesMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: accommodation in Daegu for 2 nights is not included. we are happy to provide information and can give recommendationDay 2: Andong - Capital City of Spirit of Joseon Confucianism(Joseon Dynasty)Stop At: Andong Hahoe Folk Village, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-doHahoe Folk Village is a World heritage Site by the UNESCO and one of the most famous destination in Korea. Hahoe village is home to descendants of Pungsan Ryu clan and is well preserved for its traditional houses.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Andong Folk Museum, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-doAndong is famous for Confucian culture, and you can see the lifestyles of the past and important cultural ceremonies at Andong folk Museum. Andong Folk Museum has lots of exhibits based on the folk lives of the people.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Andong Soju Museum, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-doAndong Soju is one of the famoust traditional liquors in Korea. in this Museum, you can see how to make traditional Soju and many kinds of different local foods. after than you can taste the Andong Soju. Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: accommodation in Daegu for 2 nights is not included. we are happy to provide information and can give recommendationDay 3: Haeinsa Temple - Ancient Buddhist Temple which has 2 UNESCO Heritages Stop At: Haeinsa Temple, Hapcheon-Gun, Gyeongsangnam-doHaeinsa is one of the Three Jewel Temple of Korea. this one is located in Gaya Mt. and it's the most notable for being the home of the Goryeo Daejanggyeong that's called as Koreana TripitakaDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Daegu Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Culture Festival, Daeguthis place is one of the popular oriental medical science place. while you are walking around this area, you can see many kinds of herb. In this Museum you could learn about traditional medical care.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Seomun Market, DaeguThis market is one of the biggest and lively one in Korea. this market has delicious local foods and good quality of cloths and fashion itemsDuration: 50 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: accommodation in Daegu for 2 nights is not included. we are happy to provide information and can give recommendation

What’s included

  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Seokguram
  • Entry/Admission - Bulguksa Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Cheonmachong Tomb
  • Entry/Admission - Gyeongju National Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Andong Hahoe Folk Village
  • Entry/Admission - Andong Folk Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Andong Soju Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Haeinsa Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Daegu Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Culture Festival

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • accommodation in Daegu for 2 nights is not included. Our office is happy to provide information and can recommend places to stay. It is possible to start the tour from Gyeongju or another city near Busan.

Itinerary

Day 1: Gyeongju - Capital of the oldest Unified Kingdom(Shilla Dynasty) Stop At: Seokguram, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do This is a Hermitage which is a part of the Bulguksa temple, and the grotto overlooks the East Sea. Seokguram was added to the UNESCO World Heritages list together with Bulguksa temple, and it holds some of the best buddhist Sculptures in the world. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Bulguksa, meaning 'Temple of the Buddha land', is the most famous buddhist temple in Korea and the home to a number of important relics from the Shilla Kingdom, including the two stone pagodas Dabotap and Seokgatap. Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes Stop At: Cheonmachong Tomb, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do meaning of this place is heanvenly Horse Tomb, and the name comes from a painting of a heavenly horse that was found during the tomb's excavation in 1973. this tomb was for an unknown king of the Shilla Kingdom. Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes Stop At: Gyeongju National Museum, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do This museum houses about 3,000 relics of the Shilla Dynasty, including King Seongdeok's Bell (A.K.A Emille Bell), No, 29 National Treasure, and other ancient treasures you don't want to miss Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes Meals included: • Lunch Accommodation included: accommodation in Daegu for 2 nights is not included. we are happy to provide information and can give recommendation
Day 2: Andong - Capital City of Spirit of Joseon Confucianism(Joseon Dynasty) Stop At: Andong Hahoe Folk Village, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do Hahoe Folk Village is a World heritage Site by the UNESCO and one of the most famous destination in Korea. Hahoe village is home to descendants of Pungsan Ryu clan and is well preserved for its traditional houses. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Andong Folk Museum, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do Andong is famous for Confucian culture, and you can see the lifestyles of the past and important cultural ceremonies at Andong folk Museum. Andong Folk Museum has lots of exhibits based on the folk lives of the people. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Andong Soju Museum, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do Andong Soju is one of the famoust traditional liquors in Korea. in this Museum, you can see how to make traditional Soju and many kinds of different local foods. after than you can taste the Andong Soju. Duration: 30 minutes Meals included: • Lunch Accommodation included: accommodation in Daegu for 2 nights is not included. we are happy to provide information and can give recommendation
Day 3: Haeinsa Temple - Ancient Buddhist Temple which has 2 UNESCO Heritages Stop At: Haeinsa Temple, Hapcheon-Gun, Gyeongsangnam-do Haeinsa is one of the Three Jewel Temple of Korea. this one is located in Gaya Mt. and it's the most notable for being the home of the Goryeo Daejanggyeong that's called as Koreana Tripitaka Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: Daegu Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Culture Festival, Daegu this place is one of the popular oriental medical science place. while you are walking around this area, you can see many kinds of herb. In this Museum you could learn about traditional medical care. Duration: 40 minutes Stop At: Seomun Market, Daegu This market is one of the biggest and lively one in Korea. this market has delicious local foods and good quality of cloths and fashion items Duration: 50 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: accommodation in Daegu for 2 nights is not included. we are happy to provide information and can give recommendation
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