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With almost 10 million visitors per year, Jeonju's hanok maeul is a popular tourist destination. A half day is hardly enough time to take in the village's outstanding hanok (traditional wooden homes) and experiment with new food while exploring a delightful mishmash of streets and alleys.

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2-Day Jeonju Tour from Seoul: Hanok Village and Bibimbap Lunch

Jeonju gives you a window onto the Korean past with its hanok villlage and its history as homebase of the influential Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). A visit to Jeonju also gives you a chance to try some of the best food in Korea!

$439 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Tour of Western Korea from Seoul to Busan

Day 1: Seoul - Gongju - Buyeo - Jeonju  Meet our tour guide at the parking lot in front of Donghwa Duty Free Shop Building, Gwanghwamun, Seoul 08:00am → Depart Seoul to Gongju(130Km/1.5hours) / Visit The Tomb of King Muryeong(UNESCO) → Gongsanseong Fortress(UNESCO) → Depart to Buyeo (1.5hours), an ancient capital of theBaekjeDynasty. Visit Baekje Cultural Land where you will see a palace, castle, cultural hall, etc. → Stop by“NakhwaamCliff Observatory” where 3,000 court ladies of Baekje plunged into the river to avoid being captured and dishonored when enemy breached the castle on the last day of the Kingdom → Depart to Jeonju (80Km/1 hr 10min) and check-in to our hotel close by JeonjuHanok Village. Overnight in Jeonju, RAMADA Jeonju Hotel or similar Day 2: Jeonju - Gwangju - Boseong - Suncheon - Yeosu (B) Breakfast at your hotel → Depart to Gwangju(1.5hours), Visit GwangjuFolk Musuem(On Monday closed) → Move to Boseong Green Tea-plantation(1.5hours) → Suncheon (100km/ 1hr) where you will visit Suncheon Bay Garden(could be substituted to Suncheon Open Film Location in winter time) → Move to Yeosu, the romantic port city in southwest of Korea and visit The Square of Admiral Yi Sun-sin for dinner → Check-in to our hotel. Overnight at Yeosu, Hotel U Castel or similar Day 3: Yeousu - Jinju - Busan (B) In the morning, you will head to Jinjuseong, an intriguing castle-turned-fortress in the nearby town of Jinju. While walking around, you'll hear about how the monument was linked to a Japanese invasion in the late 1500s and explore the different military buildings within, such as the Chokseongmun edifice. From Jinju, you will travel to southeast to Busan, the second largest city in Korea. Your tour concludes at the Busan Train Station at around 12pm.

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Jeonju Hanok Village Tour from Seoul

Meet your friendly coordinator at your preferred meet-up point and hop onto the comfortable tour van/coach (maximum 45 pax) with other travelers as we head off to the Jeonju. You will be briefed on the details of the tour by our knowledgeable staff and feel free to ask any questions if any.  Jeonju is a well preserved historical area with more than 700 traditional houses. Take a walk and explore the hidden gems in the streets and enjoy the serene atmosphere. Take your time to enjoy the walk among the village’s narrow streets and small alleys and you will find some treasures in the handicraft and artisan shops. You will also be tempted by the many beautiful cafes and tea houses. You can try bibimbap, which is the most well-known dish from Jeonju region. Otherwise, you can also taste some traditional snacks from the street food stalls. You will leave Jeonju village at 3:40pm and head back to Seoul to get dropped off at the same meeting point you board. Enjoy the hassle-free and comfortable ride back.Detailed Schedule: 7:20am     Depart from Hongik Univ. Station Exit 48:00am     Depart from Myeongdong Station Exit 28:10am     Depart from Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station Exit 1011:40am   Arrive at Jeonju Hanok Village3:40pm     Leave for Seoul7:00pm     Arrive at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station7:10pm     Arrive at Myeongdong Station7:50pm     Arrive at Hongik Univ. Station

$1440 Cultural & Theme Tours


Day 1       Welcome to Seoul    Welcome to Seoul, the city that never sleeps, but don’t worry you’ll have plenty of time to sleep and overcome your jetlag as we swiftly take you to your hotel from the airport for a day of leisure and comfort in a private car/charter bus prepared at the airport.Day 2       Breath of Traditional Korean Culture Hope you got plenty of rest last night, because we are heading out early the beautiful Gyeongbokgung Palace to experience the (more than 500 years old) Royal Guard Changing Ceremony. Before a Korean food feast with the locals, we will breathe in the history with a walk around the Bukchon Hanok Village seeing several traditional homes, Hanok, then visit Insadong Cultural Street, Day 3.       DMZ (Demilitarized Zone)    The highlight of today’s tour is the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone).  The Korean DMZ has been in place for almost 50 years and as one of the last relics of the Cold War, it attracts a great deal of public interest.  In addition, its surroundings contain many historical sights and pristine, untouched natural beauty.Day 4.      Jeonju at First Hand     It’s time for you to experience the Korean culture first hand, literally, as we take the bullet train (KTX) to Jeonju. For many of you, you will be creating your very first Korean cuisine for lunch. You will be provided with a variety of ingredients to create your own delicious Bibimbap dish. Time to get down and dirty as we spend the rest of the day creating Hanji, the traditional Korean paper, and Makgeolli, the Korean rice wine. Day 5.      New Seoul     Discovering the new era at hand in Korea, what the world calls New Seoul, will be the highlights of today as we return back to Seoul with KTX. For those of you who are maybe a bit homesick, we head to Itaewon, the past American army base transformed into the international commercial district it is today. After a delicious western dish to remind you of home,Day 6.      The Perfect Finish     we will meet back up early afternoon at the National Museum of Korea, where you will tour around and have the opportunity to have a conversation with the curator about any of your burning questions about Korea. Afterwards, we will take a soothing cruise along the gorgeous Han River, the fourth longest river in Korea. Day 7.      Departure        The private car/charter will take you back to Incheon International Airport

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Soul of Korea 11days 10nights

SOUL OF KOREA 11Days 10Nights Covering cities:Seoul2N, DMZ, Andong 1N, Gyeongju 2N, Busan 1N, Tongyoung, Jinju 1N, Jeonju 1N, Muju,Temple stay 1N, Seoul1NMeals: 10times (10times hotel breakfast, 9times lunch, No dinner)DAY01   Arrival - Seoul                                             (no meal)DAY02   Breath of Traditional Korean Culture        (B/L/-)Gyeongbokgung Palace to experience the 500 year old ceremony of the changing of the royal Guard.   Bukchon Village , DAY03   Korean Paradox                                             (B/L/-)Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), After the DMZ tour, we will be heading to AndongDAY04   Academic center of Traditional Korean school                (B/L/-)Andong, Andong is considered Korea’s spiritual and cultural capital.  Later we will be heading to Andong Hahoe Folk Village.  DAY05   Museum without walls                                            (B/L/-)Gyeongju,  The magnificent Buddhist monastery Bulguksa temple will be our first destination, followed by Seokguram Grotto and Yangdong Village. Later we will visit Daereungwon, also known as Tumuli Park, tranquil home of 23 tombs.DAY06   Hub of Asia                                                                    (B/L/-) Korea’s second largest city with its largest port. Busan is famous for Jagalchi Market, one of Asia’s largest seafood markets.DAY07   Naples of Orient                                                             (B/L/-)Tongyeong via Geogae Bridge. Tongyeong is known as the Naples of the Orient minus the volcano and has been home to many respected artists, poets, writers and composers. DAY08   Discovery of Korean artistry                                           (B/L/-)Jeonju Hanok village is located in the city of Jeonju where there are over 800 traditional Korean Hanok houses. DAY09   Day of Korean Martial Arts, Taekwondo & Temple Stay           (B/L/-)Transfer to Beopjusa Temple  Temple stay will be a memorable experience where you can follow the path of 1,400 years of tradition through nature and tranquility. DAY10   Gangnam Style                                                       (B/L/-)Dragon Hill Spa (Jimjilbang)   Jimjilbang has become a cultural phenomenon in Korea since the 90’s. Koreans, as individuals and groups, visit Jimjilbangs to relax, relieve stress and revitalize.Gangnam District  DAY11   Seoul – Departure                                                (B)

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Day trip to Jeonju Hanok village with Chocopie baking class

Meet up at Hongik University station, which is connected with no.2 and AREX. Then, leave for Jeonju, which takes 3 hours from Seoul to Jeonju. On the way, an informative tour guide let you know the schedule of the tour. First, stop by Deokjin park and enjoy beautiful pond and take a walk for 30 minutes. This park is the landmark of Jeonju, and provide a resting place with citizens. Take a walk along the pond, which dates back to Josen Dynasty.  Then, hop on the bus and head to Hanok village, taking 5 minutes from the Park. Your guide will tell you about brief of the village, and suggest best route to walk around this village. Be sure not to forget to snap a beautiful photo from the top of 'Omokdae', the place you can see all the view of the village from. For someone who join in Choco-pie backing class, you learn how to bake a sweet pie and experience in your hand. This class provide you with 6 pieces of pie. You can keep them and share with your family and friends. Backing class get especially a lot of attention from kids. 8:00 head to Jeonju from Seoul11:00 Deok jin Park in Jeonju11:30 Jeonju Hanok village15:30 Chocopie backing class (optional)16:30 Leave for Seoul19:30 Arrive in Seoul