Korea Highlight Eastern Conquest 6 Days 5 Nights

Day 1: (Sun) Seoul - Fly to Jeju (L)
In the morning, make your own way to Seoul Domestic Airport (Gimpo Airport): TAXI fare approx 10,000 Korea Won ( your own expense about A$10 per car), then Fly to Jeju Airport and meet your tour guide at Jeju Airport at around 10:00am (upon exiting customs) and then head out to Yongduam Rock (Dragon Head Rock). Admire the majestic rock formations and deep-blue waters. Continue to Halla Arboretum to see 909 kinds of native trees and subtropical plants and you can meet the four-season flower forest, colorful forests, and the beautiful seasons of mother nature. Stop for lunch at local restaurant.  And then, move to enjoy a variety of performances with Korean classical music, EL dance & B-boy, Wassup in Jeju (optional: US$30 p.p.) and can take pictures with them. Continue to the Yakchunsa Temple which is the  greatest and largest in the East and serves 30 thousand budda statues in it.  Check-in at hotel.

Hotel:  Lotte Hotel Jeju (5 stars) or similar 


Day 2: (Mon) Jeju (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel, and then enjoy a full day of sightseeing. Visit Cheonjeyeon Falls (The Pond of God), Continue to the Gyulimseong tangerine farm and followed by a scenic cruise aboard the Seogwipo Pleasure Boat (optional, US$18 p.p.). Stop for lunch at the local restaurant.  Visit Spirited Garden, recognized as the most beautiful garden in the world by the press and renowned guest from around the world who have visited since it opened on July 30.1992 . Take a walk “Olle” a narrow pathway. Complete the day with a walk along the shores of Yongmeori Beach; if closed*, visit Sanbanggulsa cave instead. Dinner on your own arrangement and transfer to hotel.
Hotel:  Lotte Hotel Jeju (5 stars) or similar


Day 3: (Tue) Jeju - Fly to Busan (B/L)
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel and then transfer to Seopjikoji – One of the most mysterious sights in Jeju Island, in harmony with seashore made up of grotesque cliffs and dark blue ocean, where you can enjoy trekking on the Olle path. Visit Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak, World Heritage designated by UNESCO. Next, step back in time as you explore the Seongeup Folk Village, renowned for perfectly preserving Korean traditions. This village also boasts many cultural landmarks, such as Confucian shrines and schools, millstones, and more.  Have a lunch at local restaurant. If time is available, visit the Musuem of Natural History – to have an opportunity to experience and learn about the environment and shows how to preserve the earth’s natural beauty. Stop by Korean Jewelry Amethyst and local product store. Transfer back to Jeju Airport and Fly to your next destination around 17:00, Busan (Gimhae airport), the 2nd largest city in Korea. After met by guide, transfer to your hotel.
Hotel: Haeundae Grand Hotel (4 stars)  or similar 


Day 4: (Wed) Busan - Gyeongju - Daegu (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Met by our guide at 08:30 am. Move to Gyeongju, a museum without walls. In 57 BC, around when Julius Caesar was subduing Gaul, it became the capital of the Shilla Dynasty and remained so for about 1000 years. Gyeongju preserves a vast amount of significant and fascinating historical heritage. Along with Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto, its historical district has been designated as a World Heritage by UNESCO. Gyeongju National Museum, & Cheomgseongdae Astronomical Observatory, Seokguram Grotto (UNESCO world heritage) - an artificial stone temple made of granites, located on the eastern peak of Mt. Toham. Inside the round-shaped main hall, there are the Bonjon Statue, Bodhi-Sattava and his disciples. It was built to preserve these statues. Bulguksa Temple (UNESCO world heritage) – The beauty of the temple itself and artistic touch of the stone relics are as awesome and fascinating as to be highly praised by visitors from all over the world. Move to Daegu city for overnight which is a largest and central city of this province. Hotel check-in and take a rest.
Hotel:  Hotel Interbulgo-EXCO, Daegu (4 stars) or similar 

 

Day 5: (Thu) Daegu - Haeinsa Temple - Andong - Mt. Seorak (B/L)
After breakfast and check-out, move to Haeinsa Temple located in Gayasan National Park. Haeinsa Temple was founded by King Ae-Jang of Shilla Dynasty (802), well known for its famous treasure “Tripitaka Koreana ”(UNESCO world heritage) composed of 81,341 printing woodblocks made to repulse the Mongolian Army Invasion with support of Buddha. And then transfer to Andong Hahoe Village which has preserved the housing architecture and the village structure of the Joseon Dynasty. Moreover, the Village was not artificially created; there are people who actually live there. The Hahoe Village has become world-famous for the visit of The Queen Elizabeth II of Britain several years ago. And then transfer to Sokcho, a port of fishing boats and commercial ships. Check in at hotel located close to Sokcho seashore.
Hotel:  Ramada Gangwon Sokcho Hotel (4 stars) or similar 


Day 6: (Fri) Mt. Seorak - Seoul Gangnam Express Terminal (B/L)
After breakfast and check-out, transfer to Seoraksan National Park of which the peaks break through the clouds while jade-like water flows through the valleys, creating breathtaking views and making this Korea's most famous national park.  UNESCO designated this park a Biosphere Preservation District in 1982 due to so many are species found here.  Visit Sinheungsa-temple located in Mt. Seorak which is an ancient temple with deep historical significance, built by a great monk Jajangyulsa (590~658).  (Optional Tour: Gwongeumseong Cable Car US$15 p.p.).  Gwongeumseong is a site of castle ruins located on the steep Dol Mountain of Seoraksan National Park area.  After sightseeing of Seoraksan National Park, move to Seoul.  Our tour will finish at Gangnam Express Terminal at around 18:00pm.  Tour guide will assist your own transfer to hotel by taxi (your own expense approx A$10 per car) or by train to your hotel in Seoul city.  


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Price guide

 

Korea Highlight East Conquest 6 Days 5 Nights
Tour Code:  KRU6D
Departure Day: Sunday
Departure City: Seoul City
Adult Price from: 

 

A$2620 p.p. 
twin share  

Single Supplement:  A$900 p.p.

 

High Season 

(JUL~AUG) Surcharge:

$530 per person twin share

 

 

 

 

 

Inclusions

  • Domestic flights (Seoul -> Jeju -> Busan)
  • 5 Nights hotel accommodation (4-5 star hotels)
  • Transfers
  • Meals as specified (B=5, L=6)
  • Admission and Entrance fees
  • English & Korean speaking tour guide throughout the whole tour

Exclusions

  • Optional tour fee
  • Drinks & Food not mentioned in your itinerary
  • Tips US$10 p.p. per day is recommended 
  • Passports & Visa (if applicable)
  • Travel insurance
  • All other items of a personal nature. 

Remark

  • All prices are in AUD, and based on PER PERSON TWIN SHARE. Prices are indicative only and are subject to change at anytime due to currency fluctuations.
  • During Public Holidays or Special Events surcharges may apply. Please always check with our consultants for more details.
  • Child Price is available from 2-11 years old (inclusive)  with bed & meal, but must sharing room with 2 Adults or would be charged same rate as Adults.
  • Child who is under 2 years old (no bed & no meal) we would charge 10% of adults price.
  • Minimum 2 passengers per group is required.
  • Price valid for travel: JAN ~ DEC 2020
  • Last update: 23JAN2020

B= Breakfast, L=Lunch. D=Dinner


Images of the Tour: 

Cheonjiyeon Waterfall

Seongeup Folk Village

Seokguram Gotto

Bulguksa Temple