Welcome to Pyeongchang

The town of Hoenggye (횡계) serves as a transit hub for both ski resorts and provides cheaper eating options, a bit of nightlife, and basic accommodation.

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Pyeongchang activities

$780 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Eastern Korea Tour Including Seoul and Busan

Day 1 (Tue): Seoul – Jinju – Busan (L, D)Meet your guide and driver at the lobby of your hotel in Seoul only and kindly wait at the hotel ground level lobby for the pickup service. The first stop is Jinjuseong Fortress, historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592. After then, transfer to Busan and head to Igidae Park, the coastal walking path, famous for its panoramic view of Marine city and Gwangan Bridge. After dinner, check in hotel and rest of the day is at leisure.Hotel: Haeundae Grand Hotel or Similar (5-Star)Day 2 (Wed): Busan – Ulsan – Gyeongju (B, L, D)After breakfast, transfer from Busan to Ulsan and visit Daewangam Park, littered with rocks carved into interesting shapes by the wind and ocean. Next, explore Bulguksa Temple, the representative relic designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in Gyeongju. Explore to Gyeongju National Museum and Daereungwon Tomb Complex. Before you head to Chomseongdae Observatory, choose your preferred Hanbok, Korean National Costume and make a special memory wearing Hanbok with your companions.After hotel check in, rest of the day is at leisure.Hotel: Hilton Hotel Gyeongju or Similar (5-Star)Day 3 (Thu): Gyeongju – Andong – Wonju – Pyeongchang (B, L, D)After breakfast, transfer to from Gyeongju to Andong and visit Andong Hahoe village, home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan and well-known for its traditional houses. Then, transfer to Wonju and visit Hanji Theme Park where you can get a chance to experience the Hanji making process. Then, transfer to Pyeongchang. Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants. After hotel check in, rest of the day is at leisure.Hotel: InterContinental Alpensia Resort or Similar (5-Star)Day 4 (Fri): Pyeongchang – Gangreung – Yangyang – Seoul (B, L)After breakfast, this morning stop by Ski Jump Observatory for Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 and then explore Jumunjin Seafood Market, including a variety of fresh seafood caught on the East Coast. For the next stop, transfer to Yangyang for a short hiking at Jujeongol of Mt. Seorak to enjoy the nature. After the tour, transfer to Seoul. Drop off service is available at T-Mark Hotel, T-Mark Grand Hotel, Lotte Hotel Seoul and Center Mark Hotel.Please note: Also, you can transfer to your hotel in Seoul by an international taxi for free upon request. Please provide your hotel information for after the tour at the time of booking.

$205 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Seoul 2-Day Korean Temple Stay at Wuljeongsa Temple

The Woljeongsa Temple, located on Mt Odaesan in Pyeongchang, has lived many lives. Founded as a hermitage in 643 during the Shilla dynasty, the temple expanded during the reign of the Joseon King Cheoljong in 1856, only to be completely destroyed during the Korean War. Luckily, the temple was rebuilt and today its best-known cultural landmark is the octagonal, nine-story stone pagoda located directly in front of Jeokgwangjeon (Hall of Stillness and Light). During this 2-day temple stay, you’ll experience life as a Buddhist monk. Share meals, participate in Seon meditation and chanting, and explore temple grounds during your free time. (See the Itinerary below for a complete daily schedule.)Please note: A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.

$99 Day Trips & Excursions

Yongpyong Gondola Day Trip from Seoul Including Outlet Shopping Option

Your day trip begins with a pickup from your hotel in Seoul at 8am. The drive will take about 3 hours to arrive at Yongpyong Resort, located in Pyeongchang. Pyeongchang is a county in Gangwon province and is located in the Taebaek Mountains region. The Taebaek mountains average about 1000 meters in height so you can get the best mountain views here. Pyeongchang will also be the host of the 2018 Winter Olympics and the 2018 Winter Paralympics. You will ride the gondola at Yongpyong resort to enjoy the breathtaking snow scenery. You don't have to do any strenuous hiking. Instead, just relax and appreciate your beautiful surroundings. Explore for an hour before heading to lunch (on own expense). After lunch at around 2:30pm, head back to Seoul and arrive at around 6-7pm.(Optional) If you choose to visit Yeoju Premium Outlets, you will head there after lunch. Yeoju Premium Outlets is Korea’s first premium designer outlet and Asia’s second largest. The outlet features many different foreign brands such as Dolce & Gabanna, Gucci, Armani or Adidas but also some Korean designer brands such as Kuho, Kim Young Joo, and Hazzys with interesting discounts. The exotic shopping atmosphere is separated into two buildings, A and B, and shoppers can also enjoy the beautiful outdoor landscape while shopping.Enjoy shopping for 2 hours before departing for Seoul at around 6:30pm. You will be dropped back off to your hotel at around 8:30pm.

$89 Day Trips & Excursions

Pyeongchang Private Day Trip from Seoul

Pyeongchang was a small town away from 3 hours by car from Seoul but is the city hosting 2018 Winter Olympic Games. You first visit Alpensia Ski Jump (K98) Tower after ascending monorail car. Standing on the 98 meter-high spot, you could experience to become a ski jumper. On the observatory, you can overlook Courses for Cross-country, Biathlon, Alpine, and Sliding Center, as well as some facilities like MPC, IBC of 2018 Winter Olympic Games scattered on hills and mountains. Even though we cannot see the Main Stadium and major monuments because of Pyeong Chang’s original eco-friendly plan that most of the venues and facilities should be demolished or restored to nature or original state, it’s also worth visiting the remaining sites of 23rd Winter Sports Festival of Mankind. You can also have the pleasure to purchase some official Olympic souvenirs.For a traveler hungry for the nature and its beauty, other 2 places are remaining on the way back to Seoul. One is Daegwallyeong Sheep Ranch with 200,000 m2 green field seated at 900-meter altitude. Walking up and down the green hill, let’s watch the sheep grazing grass. Full of peace, you will feel yourself harmonized with nature, especially surrounded by the ambient, scarlet light at sunset. Besides, you can try to feed cute, little sheep with dry grass yourself. The other is Woljeongsa Buddhist Temple, built in 643 AD, with a number of cultural heritages such a nine-story stone pagoda and a seated statue of Buddha. On Fir Forest Trail 1-kilometer long towards the temple from Iljumun, the main gate with 2 pillars, you can feel urge to throw away your shoes. This fir tree lane is also a shooting spot of K-drama ‘Goblin’, where Dokkaebi(Goblin) confessed his feelings for Eun-tak by saying, “I want to continue to live, with you.” And one more spot: you will find Haetalgyo Bridge, the snow-covered bridge where Dokkaebi(Goblin) followed Eun-tak slowly from behind in episode # 9. Whilst passing through these 1,800 fir trees, high-rising to the sky, over 80 years old, and ambling on smooth mud on your feet, you feel like a human being liberated from worries and apprehension. Nature consoles and cures us, humans!Optional tour to Gangneung Olympic Park and Anmok Beach:From Pyeong Chang, you can go farther for more 1 hour to Gangneung, one of 2018 Winter Olympic host cities. After you move around venues of Gangneung Olympic Park for hockey(Hockey Center), speed & short-track skating(Speed Oval), and figure skating(Ice Arena), and curling(Curling Center in Indoor Sports Complex), you will arrive at Anmok Beach, where you can drink a cup of coffee while watching the beach scenery of East Coast.At the end of your your, you will be dropped off at your hotel in Seoul at around 7-8 p.m.

$60 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transport Service: Incheon Airport to Pyeongchang

Pick-Up at the Airport: Professional drivers speaking English will take you to your hotel in Pyeongchang; the driver will be waiting for you at the designated gate of your flight in the airport arrival hall by holding the signage with your name. Pick-UP at the Olympic venue: Professional drivers will be waiting for you at the right place you are staying at or you notify when you book. We'll reconfirm your departure time and place in advance.Facility: The vehicle is new and safe; the drivers have lots of experiences in taking national states-guests, world well known Celebrities or CEOs of Multi-national companies. We assure that the drivers give you the best service  and make you feel comfortable and safe. Duration: It takes approximately 3 and 4 hours to get to your hotels in Pyeongchang. We search for the short-cut to save time and check the fastest and safest route. You can experience the best service of the logistic service on the transportation between the Incheon  international airport and your hotels in Pyeongchang

$450 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Seoul to Mount Seorak, Nami Island 2-Day East Coast Tour, BBQ

Day 1 : Seoul - Gapyeong (Nami Island)- Yang Yang (Naksansa) - Sokcho (Hotel BBQ )Your tour begins with a pickup from Seoul hotel at 9am. Your English-speaking Driver will transfer your group to Nami Island in Gapyeong.Nami Island is known for its beautiful natural scenery. one of the most famous Islands in Korea due to its existence in Korea’s classic drama. Enjoy lunch (at your own expense) at one of the many restaurants.and then head to Naksan Temple and Beach in Yang yang, Gangwon-do, where you will experience Korean Buddhist cultureIt is a famous tourist attraction for travelers and tourists. because of its clean sand beach, thick pine forests and the numerous temples and remains located in the vicinity. then transfer you to your hotel. After check in, We'll eat a dinner we've prepared in a Hotel Garden afterwards.Enjoy  Bulgogi and Seafood charcoal BBQ dinner in Hotel garden area. in Winter season, provide indoor Restaurant with a fireplace.We provide charcoal and grill with seafood(Shrimp,squid), pork, chicken, vegetables, sausage, rice, sauces, fruit and drink.You’ll be amazed by the natural beauty and Senset view with DinnerAccommodation: Hotel in Sokcho (4-star)Day 2 : Mount Seorak -Seafood (sashimi)- Gangneung- Pyeongchang Olympics Exhibit - Daegwallyeong sheep farm - Seoul.You will be picked up from your hotel and then go to Seoraksan National Park.On arrival, he will recommend a well-maintained point of Mt.Seorak. Have a simple breakfast at Restaurant at National Park (at your own expense) Mount Seorak was designated as a Natural Monument preservation area. Since its dedication as the Korea’s first Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, Seoraksan is a world-famous mountain that will leap every visitor’s heart.Gwongeumseong Fortress is built high at the entrance of Shinheungsa Temple and was established during reign of King Gojong of Koryo in order to counter invasion of Mongolians. you can take the cable car up the mountain as well (at own expense, depending on availability).after then We'll have Seafood (sashimi &Soup) lunch at Seafood Market (Included). exploring the variety of fresh seafood caught just off the country's East CoastAfter Lunch, head to Pyeongchang. before get to Pyeongchang, we will pass through Coast road at Gangneung. Enjoy the Sea view of Gyeongpo Beach. also,Gangneung is the Winter Olympic ice sports stage.Next, head to Pyeongchang Olympics Exhibit,  you will be experience the 2018 Olympics PyeongChang will be the stage for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies and most snow sports.and then transfer to the Daegwallyeong sheep farm, During your visit to this privately owned farm, stroll along the viewing walkway to observe some 200 wooly creatures grazing the field.  After Tour, transfer will drop off at Seoul hotel (arrive around 7pm)

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