8 Days Round Korea by Coach Tour

Highlights: Seoul City, UNESCO World  Heritage, Korean Folk Village,  Mt. Songnisan National Park, Beopjusa Temple, Daegu, Gyeongju City know as 'Museum without walls, Seokguram Grotto, Busan, Jagalchi Fish Market.

 

Day 1 Arrival in Seoul

Arrive in Seoul at Incheon International Airport, where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Remaining of the day is time at leisure .
Hotel: Aventree Jongno Hotel, Seoul  (4 star)
 or similar

Note: If you arrive in Seoul on other dates with pre-tour booking, transfer will not be provided. 

 

Day 2 Seoul / Seoul City Tour (B) 

After breakfast, start half-day Seoul tour including National Museum of Korea. This new museum built in 2005 boasts a fantastic collection of Korean arts and relics. It would take a whole day to see everything in the museum. The next visit is to Changdeok Palace & Huwon (Secret Garden), UNESCO designated World Heritage site. Proceed to N Seoul Tower on Mt. Namsan for a bird’s eye view of the Metropolitan city of Seoul. The last visit at Gwangjang Market.  Come back to hotel. 
Hotel: Agentree Jongno Hotel, Seoul (4 star)
 or similar
 

Day 3 Seoul / Korean Folk Village / Mt. Songnisan Nat’l Park / Daegu (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Check-out and pick-up from hotel. Transfer to Korean Folk Village outside of Seoul, where the old traditional style houses and life style of 18th-19th century are being practiced by people living in the village. Proceed to Songnisan National Park to visit Beopjusa Temple where the tallest Buddha Statue in Korea can be found. The forest park is an ideal place for walking. Afterward, drive to Daegu via expressway. 
Hotel: Daegu Grand Hotel, Daegu (5 star) or similar
 

Day 4 Daegu / Gyeongju Tour (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Visit Daegu Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine.  Yangnyeongsi market has been a popular Herbal medicine market ever since it first opened in the 17th century.  Experience of feet bathing in herb medicine.  Visit Seomun Market of Daegu, which is steeped in history, one of the three main market during the Joseon dynasty.  Transfer to Gyeongju, the capital of the Shilla kingdom from 57BC – 935AD and the city is also known as the “Museum without walls,” as there are 52 designated sites within this city. Visit Cheomseongdae Astronomic Observatory, Royal Tumuli Park with its Royal tombs. You will have the chance to enter one of the excavated tombs to see the construction and process behind the Royal Kings burial chambers. Overnight at Gyeongju. 
Hotel: Commodore Hotel, Gyeongju (5 star) or similar

 

Day 5 Full Day Gyeongju (B) 

After breakfast, start your full day tour of Gyeongju by visiting Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto (UNESCO Sites), established in the 8th century on the slopes of Mt. Toham. The grotto contains a monumental statue of a sitting Buddha looking out to sea and it is considered a masterpiece of Buddhist art in the Far East. 4 faces Buddha, Gwaeneung Royal Tomb and Scenic drive tour to Guryongpo Port. Drive along the seashore for beautiful coastal scenery. 
Hotel: Commodore Hotel, Gyeongju (5 star) or similar

 

Day 6 Gyeongju / Busan (B) 

After breakfast, check out and transfer to Unmoonsa Temple (Buddhist Nun's temple). Proceed to Busan, the second largest city of South Korea. Upon arrival, start half day Busan tour to BusanTower on Yongdusan Park with its observation deck offering stunning views of the city and beyond, Jagalchi Fishery Market where roadside vendors sell various fishes and Nampodong Street. Overnight at Busan.
Hotel: Busan Towerhill Hotel, Busan (4 star) 
or similar

 

Day 7 Busan / Seoul (B) 

After breakfast, transfer back to Seoul by coach.  In case we have less than 2 guests for this transfer , we may arrange KTX train for this transfer.  Or client can request return to Seoul by KTX train as an option.   Upon arrival in Seoul, drop off at the hotel.  Remaining of the day will be your time at leisure.
Hotel: 
Aventree Jongno Hotel, Seoul  (4 star) or similar
 

Day 8 Seoul (B) 

After breakfast, check-out. Private transfer from hotel to Incheon International Airport.

  


Meals during the Tour
Guide will give full information on available choice for meal for the lunch and dinner during the tour. Light meal will be recommended for lunch staring with Korean noodle soup, assorted vegetable with hot stone rice. Dinner will be buffet, noodles, Pork BBQ, Bean curd Soup, Ginseng Chicken, Grilled Fish are common menu for dinner. For these meals, budget is ranging from KRW8,000 per dish up to KRW15,000 per dish.  So please allow KRW10,000-20,000 per person per day for lunch and dinner. At most of restaurants, beer is KRW4,000-5,000 per bottle, Soft Drink from KRW2,000-3,000 per bottle. Korean herbal wine is KRW7,000-8,000 per bottle.


Tipping in Korea
Tipping at local restaurant is not required. Tipping for bellman at the hotel for carrying luggage is recommended. However, most of hotels in countryside do not provide porter service to your room.


 


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Price guide

  

8 Days Round Korea
by Coach Tour
 

       Tour Code: KRHP8D

 

Adult Price from 

 

A$2700
p.p.twn share 

Single Room
Supplement from

A$660
 

 

 

2018 Departure Date

Jan 08, 22
Feb 05, 19
Mar 05, 19
Apr 09, 23
May  07, 21
June  04, 18
July  02, 16
August 06, 20
September 03, 10
October 08, 22
November 05, 19
December 03, 10

 

Last updated: 08MAR2018

 

Inclusions

  • Twin sharing accomodation for 7 nights with daily breakfast
  • Transfer service for whole journey (including airport transfer)
  • All admission fees as specified
  • English speaking guide  

Exclusions

  • International Airfare / Travel Insurance/ Optional Tours / Meals not Mentioned in Itinerary / Personal expenses 
  • Tipping: US$10 p.p. per day to English Speaking guide & driver
  • Optional tour / private room fees, if required 


Images of the tours:

Cheonjiyeon Waterfall

O"Sulloc Tea House

Halim Park

Seongeup Folk Village

Seogulram Gotto

Bulguksa Temple

Gyeongbok Palace