Best of South Korea

Classic, Seoul to Seoul
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Tour description

Ready for a unique travel experience? South Korea fits the bill and then some. On this 10-day trip, you’ll see the highlights in and around Seoul plus visit folk villages, unique Korean temples, and the incredible Jeju Island. Learn about the sombre history of North and South Korea and take an excursion to the Demilitarized Zone separating the two. This is the perfect snapshot of a country coming back into its own as a top travel destination.

What's included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Overnight Temple Stay, Busan
  • City tour of Seoul
  • DMZ visit
  • City tour of Gyeongju
  • Yangdong Folk Village visit
  • Haedong Yonggungsa Temple Visit
  • City tour of Busan
  • Jeju Island highlights tour
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Visit the demilitarized zone between north and south korea
  • Sleep in a temple in busan
  • Sample the diverse cuisine of korea
  • Explore the highlights of jeju island.

Itinerary

Day 1: Seoul Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Seoul Enjoy a walking tour in the bustling capital of South Korea and see the Gyengbokgung Palace.

Day 3: Seoul Visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea. With over a million soldiers on watch each day, it is one of the last remnants of the Cold War.

Day 4: Seoul/Gyeongju-si Travel to Gyeongju and visit the UNESCO-listed sites of Seoguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple on an included tour.

Day 5: Gyeongju-si/Busan Take a day trip to Yangdong Folk Village, a UNESCO site, before continuing to Busan to visit the Haedong Yonggungsa Temple.

Day 6: Busan Visit the bustling Jagalchi fish market, Gujesijang market, and Yongdusan Park, before an overnight in a local temple.

Day 7: Busan/Jeju-si Enjoy a final morning in Busan before a flight to Jeju Island. Arrive in Jeju in the afternoon.

Day 8: Jeju-si Enjoy a tour of Jeju Island's highlights, including the Manjang Cave, Seongsan Ilchulbong, Seongeup folk village, and Sangumburi crater.

Day 9: Jeju-si/Seoul Opt to visit some final sights during a free day in Jeju before a short flight back to Seoul.

Day 10: Seoul Depart at anytime.