Korea UNESCO World Heritage 10 Days Tour Jeju + Busan + Seoul

Day 1: (Fri) Arrive Incheon International Airport, Seoul Korea
Upon arrival at Incheon International Airport (ICN) which has been awarded to World’s Best in Airport Service Quality by Airport Council International, met by our representative and transfer to Seoul which is the center of politics, economy and culture in Korea. (Hotel check-in is available after 14:00).
The rest of day is free at your leisure.
Hotel:  Fraser Place Namdaemun Seoul (4*) or similar

Day 2: (Sat) Seoul - DMZ Tour - Seoul (B)
After breakfast, pick up at your hotel at 08:00am.

DMZ Half day tour (closed on Mon and National Holiday, passport is required to join). DMZ Sightseeing include: Imjingak Park - The Unification Bridge - ID check - DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall - The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel - Dora Observatory – Dorasan Station - Amethyst or Ginseng Center -  drop off at Itaewon. You will be dropped off at Itaewon shopping street where you can enjoy your free time this afternoon. Back to hotel on your own by taxi or other public transportation. 
Hotel: Fraser Place Namdaemun Seoul (4*) or similar


Day 3: (Sun) Seoul - Fly to Jeju Island (B)

After breakfast, our driver will pick you up at your hotel lobby at around 7:30am and transfer you to domestic airport and fly to Jeju Island.  You will meet your tour guide at Jeju Airport (CJU) around 10:00am. 
 Firstly you will 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.  Then move to enjoy the spectacular horse riding performance show, The Mapark (optional, US$18p.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.  Transfer to hotel and check in. 

Hotel: Jeju Lotte Hotel, Jeju Island (4*) or similar (KAL Hotel, Jeju Island or similar on 10 Jul~31 Aug and holidays)

Day 4: (Mon) Jeju Island (B)
Breakfast at your 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 (your own expense). Visit Camellia Hill, camellia arboretum where is home to 6,000 camellia trees of 500 different species including species that are known to produce the world's largest and earliest blossoms. Take a walk “Olle” a narrow pathway. Complete the day with a walk along the shores of Yongmeori Beach; if closed*, visit Sangbanggulsa cave instead. Dinner on your own expense and transfer back to hotel.
Hotel: Jeju Lotte Hotel, Jeju Island (4*) or simila(KAL Hotel, Jeju Island or similar on 10 Jul~31 Aug and holidays)

Day 5: (Tue) Jeju Island - Fly to Busan (B) 
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 Jeju Haenyeo Museum, where exhibits various photos of haenyeo female divers and their activities, to provide an accurate picture of their lives.  If time is available, visit the Museum 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 Busan (Gimhae Airport) at around 17:00pm. Arrive Busan, the 2nd largest city in Korea. After met by tour guide, transfer to hotel.    
Hotel: Busan Avani Hotel, Busan (4*) or similar 

Day 6: (Wed) Busan - Gyeongju - Daegu (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Met by tour guide at 8:30 am. You will be transferred 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. Check in at hotel and take a rest.
Hotel: Daegulnterbulgo - EXCO Hotel, Daegu (4*) or similar

Day 7: (Thu) Daegu - Haeinsa Temple - Andong - Pyongchang (B)
After breakfast, hotel check-out and you will be transferred 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. In the afternoon, you will be transferred 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 your hotel.
Hotel: Ramada Pyeongchang Hotel (4*) or similar

Day 8: (Fri) Mt. Seorak - Seoraksan National Park - Seoul (B)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Seoraksan National Park 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 in 1982 due to so many rare species found here.  Visit Sinheungsa-temple located in Mt. Seorak which is an ancient temple with deep historical significance, built by a monk Jajangyulsa (590~658).  (Optional Tour: Gwongeumseong Cable Car US$15p.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 back to Seoul.  Our tour will finish at Express Terminal, Gangnam, Seoul at around 18:00pm. Tour guide will help you arrive at your hotel by your own cost.
Hotel:  Fraser Place Namdaemun Seoul (4*) or similar

Day 9: (Sat) Seoul Sightseeing (B/L)

After breakfast, pick up at your hotel (8:30AM-9AM) for sightseeing around Seoul in the moring, by visitng: Gyeongbokgung Palace (Deoksu Palace on Tuesday), The Royal Guard Changin Ceremony, National Folk Museum, Korean Ginseng Center.

After enjoying Korean Lunch, visit Korean Folk Village (90 minutes drive from Seoul) - here you will experience the culture of the late Joseon Dynasty. It is an magnificent traditional village that host 260 different types of Korean houses of each province of Korea. Return to Seoul and take a rest.
Hotel:  Fraser Place Namdaemun Seoul (4*) or similar


Day 10: (Sun) Seoul - Time at Leisure - Incheon International Airport (B)
After breakfast, you will have time at leisure. You will be picked up at your hotel lobby and transferred to Incheon Airport 4 hours before your flight departure.


 

Below is representative UNECO World Heritage Sites in Korea and hope it will be interesting for you to know more about this tour  

 

  1. Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks
  2. Jongmyo Shrine
  3. Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple
  4. Changdeokgung Palace Complex
  5. Hwaseong Fortress
  6. Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites
  7. Gyeongju Historic Areas
  8. Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes
  9. Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty
  10. Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong

 

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Price guide

 

KOREA UNESCO World Heritage Jeju Busan Seoul 
10 Days Tour

Tour Code KRU10DA
Departure

Every Friday
Adult Price from $3730
Child Price*  TBA
Single Room Supplement from $1610

Valid: 01JAN2020 ~ 31OCT2020

This tour will not be operated during Korean big holiday (24JAN, 25SEP & 02OCT 2020).

*Child price Is for child between 2-12 yr old to share bed with existing bedding (sharing with 2 adults) 
*Child between 2-12 yr old to have a bed (share room with 1-2 adults), is $3730 per child.

*Last update: 23JAN2020

 

Inclusions

  • Domestic Airfare: Seoul (Gimpo) - Jeju - Busan
  • 9 nights hotel accommodation (4-5 stars)
  • Transfers as specified
  • Meals as specified (B = Breakfast / L= Lunch)
  • All admission fees as specified
  • English speaking guide  

Exclusions

  • International Airfare 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Personal expenses 
  • Service Charge: US$10 p.p. per day to English Speaking guide/driver
  • Optional Tour fees, if required 

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.
  • Korean Summer School Holiday Surcharge apply price from: $530 p.p. twn share during JUL~AUG & holidays.
  • 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.

B= Breakfast, L=Lunch. D=Dinner

Images of the tours:

Cheonjiyeon Waterfall

O"Sulloc Tea House

Halim Park

Seongeup Folk Village

Seogulram Gotto

Bulguksa Temple

Gyeongbok Palace