3-Day Tour of Western Korea from Seoul to Busan

Cultural & Theme Tours in Jeonju

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On this 3-day tour, you will explore some of the major cities in western Korea to see much of the country's culture and tradition. Departing from Seoul, you will visit a UNESCO World Heritage site in Gongju and other notable attractions such as the Hanok Village in Jeonju, a green tea plantation in Boseong, and Jinjuseong Fortress in Jinju. Your tour ends in Busan, the second largest city in Korea.
Day 1: Seoul - Gongju - 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) → Proceed to Jeonju (80Km/1 hr) to visit JeonjuHanok Village(UNESCO)including about 700 traditional Korean houses called Hanok.→ Check-into your hotel and have leisure time Overnight in Jeonju, RAMADA Jeonju Hotel or similar Day 2: Jeonju - Gwangju - Boseong - Suncheon - Yeosu (B)  Breakfast at your hotel →Transfer to Gwangju (100km / 1hr 20min), the leading city of Honam region and birthplace of a modern democratic movement in Korea→VisitMay 18th National Cemetery →Suncheon (100km/ 1hr) where you will visit “SuncheonBay Garden (Optional:$10pp)→Move to Yeosu, a port city and look around the Historic Site of Admiral Yi Sun-sin’s Path→Check-in to our hotel Overnight at Yeosu Oceanhill Hotel or similar  Day 3: Yeosu - 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 Chokseoknu 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 13:00pm.

What’s included

  • 2 nights of accommodations (4-star)
  • Transfer
  • Admission (some attractions not included)
  • Professional guide
  • Breakfast as per itinerary (B)

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fee for SuncheonBay Garden (Optional:$10pp)
  • Lunch/Dinner
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Single traveler surcharge (see Additional Info)

Highlights

  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Small-group tour
  • Breakfast included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach

Itinerary

Day 1: Seoul - Gongju - 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) → Proceed to Jeonju (80Km/1 hr) to visit JeonjuHanok Village(UNESCO)including about 700 traditional Korean houses called Hanok.→ Check-into your hotel and have leisure time Overnight in Jeonju, RAMADA Jeonju Hotel or similar
Day 2: Jeonju - Gwangju - Boseong - Suncheon - Yeosu (B)  Breakfast at your hotel →Transfer to Gwangju (100km / 1hr 20min), the leading city of Honam region and birthplace of a modern democratic movement in Korea→VisitMay 18th National Cemetery →Suncheon (100km/ 1hr) where you will visit “SuncheonBay Garden (Optional:$10pp)→Move to Yeosu, a port city and look around the Historic Site of Admiral Yi Sun-sin’s Path→Check-in to our hotel Overnight at Yeosu Oceanhill Hotel or similar 
Day 3: Yeosu - 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 Chokseoknu 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 13:00pm.
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