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$205.70 Cultural & Theme Tours

Andong Day Trip: Hahoe Folk Village from Seoul

You’ll be picked up from your Seoul hotel in the morning and taken by air-conditioned coach through Andong to Buyongdae Cliff, located approximately 3 hours away near the Taebaek Mountains. From the summit, get an amazing bird’s-eye view of Hahoe Folk Village; you’ll learn how the name of this cliff, meaning ‘lotus,’ is said to reflect the village’s configuration of a lotus flower. Continue driving through UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hahoe Folk Village, a traditional village from the Joseon Dynasty, and visit the Hahoe Mask Museum, dedicated to mask culture in this region and throughout Korea. Tour the museum with your guide and learn about what each different mask represents, as well as the history of mask dances.Head to a local restaurant for a lunch of regional specialties and then continue driving to Byeongsan Seowon, a Confucian school established by esteemed scholars to pay tribute to notable Confucian personality Seong-nyong Yu. Your guide will explain how this temple is one of 47 in Korea not destroyed in 1868 during the rule of Daewongun, a Joseon-era imperialist and politician.Your last stop will be Bongjeongsa Temple, the largest temple in Andong. Relish the unique, elegant atmosphere as you visit several towers and buildings including three-story Stone Pagoda. After your time here, you’ll be dropped off at your hotel or the shopping district in Seoul, whichever you prefer.

$220 Cultural & Theme Tours

Andong Cultural Day Trip from Seoul

Get picked up by air-conditioned minivan from your Seoul hotel at 7am to begin the 3-hour drive to Andong. Upon arrival, begin your day with a visit to Buyongdae Cliff, known for its beautiful views of Hahoe Village from the mountain. Walk with your guide down to Hwacheon Seowon to see some traditional houses once owned by scholars during the Joseon Dynasty. Take a break at a local tea house before paying a visit to the Hahoe Mask Museum, where you'll learn about both traditional Korean masks – considered a national treasure – and masks from around the globe. Keep an eye out for some trinkets or souvenirs from the local shops and street vendors before lunch.After walking up an appetite, stop to enjoy a typical Andong lunch of salted mackerel (gangodeungeo), rice, bean soup, and a variety of side dishes. Next, spend some time walking around the UNESCO-listed Hahoe Village, one of Korea's most representative historic clan villages, before heading back to Seoul, where you'll be dropped back at your hotel at around 6pm.All entrance fees are included, but drinks are at your own expense. A fair amount of walking is involved, so please wear comfortable shoes.Please note: A minimum of 3 people per booking is required.

$200 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Andong Hahoi Village from Seoul

Your professional local tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Seoul. Your first stop will be Andong Hahoi Village, famous for its calm and relaxed atmosphere. Surrounded by hills, a river runs right in front of the village. This village is also famous for Korean traditional mask called Hahoital that is name after name of village itself. Your next stop is Byeongsan Seowon. Seowon is a Confucian academy where the classic scholar shared their ideas and studied during the Joseon Dynasty. You can see Seowon is built as a friendly Korean traditional house, Hanok. Once you go inside, you will find this place is perfect for study because of its quiet atmosphere,surrounded by many trees.  Byeongsan Seowon is one of the two places in Andong that was not destroyed during the rule of Daewongun in 1868. Afterwards, head to Bongjeong Zen Buddhism Temple. This Buddhism temple built in 12th year of King of Shilly Dynasty, Munmu. Bongjeongsa Temple is the largest temple in Andong and possesses the oldest wooden building in Korea, called Geuknakjeon. There are many of unique heritages inside of temple, such as three-story stone pagoda of Gorye Dynasty and Daewoojeon from Joseon Dynasty. Compare and learn about the pagodas that were built over different dynasties. This decent Andong tour ends with a hotel drop off. Note: This tour requires a minimum of 3 adults per booking.   

$1351.20 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Discovering Korea - 10-day Self-Guided Tour

Included in your package: 09 nights accommodation in 3/4* hotels Airport transfers by private minivan with non-english speaking driver Standard sedan car rental for 7 days, pick up at Seoul Station and Drop off at Busan Station (can be adjusted) KTX tickets from Busan to Seoul (standard class) 01| ARRIVAL                      Welcome at your arrival by your private driver and transfer to your hotel | Check-in to hotel (from 3PM) and enjoy the day at your convenience. Suggested itinerary: Gyeongbok Royal Palace, National Folk Museum.Overnight: Seoul 3* Hotel02| SEOUL Free day in Seoul. Suggested itinerary: The Changdeok Palace and its magnificent Garden, the Jongmyo Shrine Sanctuary, BukchonHanok Village, Insadong Alley, N Seoul Tower. Overnight: Seoul 3* Hotel03| SUWON - Mt. SONGNIAfter enjoying breakfast, check out of the hotel. Pick up your car at the car rental centre located nearby Seoul Station.Suggested itinerary: Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon City or Korean Folk village, Songnisan National Park, Beopjusa temple.Overnight: Cheongju 3* Hotel04| CHEONGJU - ANDONG Transfer to Andong. Suggested itinerary: Early Printing Museum, Dosanseowon confucian school, Hahoe Folk Village, Buyongdae cliff. Overnight: Andong 3* Hotel05| HAEINSA - DAEGU Transfer to Haeinsa. Suggested itinerary: Haeinsa temple, Daegu City, Oriental Medicine Museum, Oriental Medicine MarketOvernight: Daegu 3* Hotel06| GYEONGJU Free day to discover Gyeongju, also called the open-air museum. Suggested itinerary: Bulguksa temple, Seokguram Grotto.Overnight: Gyeongju 3* Hotel07| GYEONGJUSuggested itinerary: Cheomseongdae Observatory, the Tumuli Park, the Gyeongju National Museum, Anapji.Overnight: Gyeongju 3* Hotel08| BUSAN Suggested itinerary: Tongdosa Temple, the Jagalchi fish Market, Nampodong streets, Busan Tower, the Haeundae beach.Overnight: Busan 3* Hotel09| SEOUL Morning free for more visit of Busan. In early afternoon drop your car off at the Busan station car rental centre. Take the KTX back to Seoul.Overnight: Seoul 3* Hotel10| DEPARTURE End of servicePick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport

$160 Cultural & Theme Tours

ANDONG 'Yam' One Day TOUR

Seoul - Hahoe Village - jjimdak with 'YAM'(Andong-style Braised Spicy Chicken with Vegetables) - Woryeong Bridge - Seoul 1. Seoul(Departure) : Be ready for pickup at your Seoul hotel between 7:50 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., Meet me and be seated in a comfortable private vehicle, then head for the Andong Hahoe Village. 2. Hahoe Village : Hahoe is the village where the members of Ryu family which originated from Hahoe Village have lived together for 600 years. It is a representative village for one family where tile-roofed houses and thatched roofed ones have been quite well conserved for a long time. The village conserves many cultural heritages which show Korean traditional living cultures and ancient architectual styles. 2. jjimdak with 'YAM'(Andong-style Braised Spicy Chicken with Vegetables) : Andong is Major Yam production area in KOREA. Almost 75% of Yam is produced in ANDONG. Like Our ancestor we are going to eat jjimdak with Yam instead of potato. 3. Woryeong Bridge with YAM icecream or YAM Juice : Woryeonggyo Bridge (387m in length and 3.6m in width) is the longest footbridge made of wood in Korea. OPTION: You will rent a Korea Traditional Clothes (20$ / 1 Pax)

$600 Tours & Sightseeing

ANDONG 'Yam' One Night TOUR

1st Day: Seoul - Hahoe Village - jjimdak with 'YAM'(Andong-style Braised Spicy Chicken with Vegetables) - Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy - Jaengjae Head House(home-brewed liquor experience) - Suaedang Tradition House(Andong-style Bibimbap) - Woryeong Bridge(Night View) - Tradition House for sleep 2nd Day: OPTION 1: Manhyujeong pavilion - Bongjeongsa Temple - Lunch - Dosanseowon Confucian Academy - Seoul OPTION 2: Tradition Market with Owner of the head House - Cooking Class at the head House - Seoul 1. Seoul(Departure) : Be ready for pickup at your Seoul hotel between 7:50 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., Meet me and be seated in a comfortable private vehicle, then head for the Andong Hahoe Village. 2. Hahoe Village : Hahoe is the village where the members of Ryu family which originated from Hahoe Village have lived together for 600 years. It is a representative village for one family where tile-roofed houses and thatched roofed ones have been quite well conserved for a long time. The village conserves many cultural heritages which show Korean traditional living cultures and ancient architectual styles. 2. jjimdak with 'YAM'(Andong-style Braised Spicy Chicken with Vegetables) : Andong is Major Yam production area in KOREA. Almost 75% of Yam is produced in ANDONG. Like Our ancestor we are going to eat jjimdak with Yam instead of potato. 3. Woryeong Bridge with YAM icecream or YAM Juice : Woryeonggyo Bridge (387m in length and 3.6m in width) is the longest footbridge made of wood in Korea. OPTION: You will rent a Korea Traditional Clothes (20$ / 1 Pax) 4. Jaengjae Head House(home-brewed liquor experience) : You will experience the home-brewed liquor, called 'songhwaju'(made of pine flower powder) that home-brewed liquor master made. Only here you will get that. 5. Cooking Class with Owner of the head House : If you choose Option Two. we will go to the Tradition market with the owner of the head House. and Cooking Classs in the Head House. It Costs 100$(Include all the ingredients)