|Tour Code: KR161 Departure Date: You Choice! Custom Days: 13..18..22.. Days |
Tour Route: Seoul - Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon - Korean Folk Village - DMZ & 3rd Tunnel - Ganghwado Island - Mt. Seoraksan National Park - Danyang - Andong - Daejeon - Haeinsa Temple - Gyeongju - Busan - Jejudo Island - Seoul (Could Customize)
Day 1: Arrive in Seoul
Arrive at Incheon International Airport in Seoul, where you will be met and transferred to your downtown hotel. After check-in the balance of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Seoul.
Day 2: Seoul City Tour
Hotel-Pass by Deosugung Palace and Cheonggye Stream-Gyeongbokgung Palace-Jogyesa Temple-Ginseng/Amethyst Center-Lunch-Seoul N Tower-Namsan Hanok Village-Namdaemun Market-Hotel
Day 3:Seoul - Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon - KoreanFolkVillage - Seoul
This morning travel to Suwon walled city, and enjoy a tour of Hwaseong Fortress, added to the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage List in 1997. Afterwards, visit the Korean Folk Village outside of Seoul. Overnight in Seoul.
Day4:Seoul - DMZ & 3rd Tunnel -Seoul
Today tour includes the North Korea's 3rd Infiltration Tunnel within DMZ (Demilitarized Zone), Mt. Dora Observation Platform for a view of the North Korean territory, and Dorasan Railroad Station opened in DMZ. Overnight in Seoul.
Day5:Seoul - GanghwadoIsland - Seoul
A full day excursion travels to Ganghwado Island, offers numerous prehistoric remains and historical attractions. A tour includes Ganghwa Historical Museum, the Birthplace of 25th Joseon King, Cheoljong, the Oldest Anglican Church, Prehistoric Dolmen, designated as the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in 2000, Jeondeungsa Temple, Gwangseongbo Fortress. Overnight in Seoul.
Day6:Seoul - Naksansa Temple - Mt.Seoraksan National Park
Today, we journey to Mt. Seoraksan National Park, making it the "Alps of Asia". En route to Naksansa Temple, set at the edge of the ocean.This afternoon explore Mt. Seoraksan National Park with visits to Sinheungsa Temple, Cheonbuldong Valley, and Biseondae (Flying Fairy Rock). Overnight at a hotel at the foot of Mt. Seoraksan.
Day 7:Mt.Seoraksan National Park - Cheongpung Cultural Properties Complex - Chungjuho Lake - Danyang
This morning drive to Cheongpung Cultural Properties Complex,located on a ridge above Chungjuho Lake, and then take a venture of Chungjuho Lake by cruise. Later, transfer to Danyang. En route visit GosudonggulCave which contains glistening stalactites in all shapes and sizes, called the "Underground Palace". Overnight in Danyang.
Day 8:Danyang - Buseoksa Temple - Andong-Hanok (Korean traditional houses) Stay
This morning travel to Andong, one of the last living vestiges of old Korea. En route to Buseoksa Temple, established in 676 A.D., one of Korea's most venerated temples with 5 national treasures and 3 treasures, the panoramic mountains' spreading views from the temple are spectacular. After arrival in Andong visit Dosanseowon Confucian Academy and Hahoe Village, the best preserved traditional village of the Joseon Dynasty, added to the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage List in 2010. Continue to Jirye Artists' Colony (Jirye Art Village) for Hanok (Korean traditional houses) Stay in Andong. Dinner at the colony to taste a typical regional food. Overnight at the Hanok of the Colony in Andong
Day 9:Andong - Beopjusa Temple -Gongju - Gwanchoksa Temple - Daejeon (Yuseong)
This morning travel to Beopjusa Temple, with many famous artworks including 108-foot-high bronze statue of Buddha, at the foot of Mt. Songnisan National Park. Drive to Gongju, the capital of the ancient Baekje Dynasty. A tour of Gongju visits King Muryeong's Tomb and Gongju National Museum. Continue to Gwanchoksa Temple, has one of Korea's most interesting Buddha statues. Afterwards, transfer to Daejeon, the fifth largest city. We take a few minutes' drive from Daejeon to Yuseong, one of the country's most famous hot spring resorts. Overnight in Yuseong
Day 10: Daejeon (Yuseong) - HaeinsaTemple - Gyeongju
This morning travel to Haeinsa Temple whose Depositories and Tripitaka Koreana Wooden Printing Blocks were added to the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage List in 1995. Continue to Gyeongju where was the capital of the Silla Dynasty from 57 B.C. to 935 A.D. and designated by UNESCO as one of the world's ten most historically significant sites. An afternoon tour of Gyeongju includes Bunhwangsa Pagoda, Gyeongju National Museum, Anapji Pond, Cheomseongdae Astronomical Observatory, and Royal Tumuli Park. Overnight in Gyeongju.
Day11:Gyeongju - Busan
A morning tour of Gyeongju visits Bulguksa Temple, added to the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage List in 1995 and Seokguram Grotto, added to the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage List in 1995. Continue to Busan, the country's principal international port city. En route, visit Tongdosa Temple where houses holy relics (a piece of bone from the Buddha's skull, his robe, and begging bowl). The balance of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Busan.
Day12:Busan - Jejudo Island
A morning tour of Busan explores Yongdusan Park, Busan Tower, Kukje Market, and Jagalchi Fish Market. In the afternoon transfer to Busan (Gimhae) Domestic Airport and fly to Jejudo Island. The balance of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Jeju city.
Day13:JejudoIsland (East Course)
Jejudo Island is Korea's largest Island which is often described as "Emerald Isle" or "Island of Gods". Jejudo Island was added to the UNESCO's Biosphere Reserve List in 2002, the UNESCO's World Natural Heritage List in 2007, the UNESCO's Global Geoparks Network (GGN) List in 2010, and was named as one of the New Seven Natural Wonders of the World in 2011. A full day tour of Jejudo Island includes Cheonjiyeon Waterfall, Seopjikoji (Seopji sudden bump on land), Yeomiji Botanical Gardens, Jusangjeolli (stone pillars piled up along the coast), Seongeup Folk Village, Sangumburi Crater, Seongsan Ilchulbong (Seongsan's Sunrise Peak) Crater, and Manjanggul Cave. Overnight in Jeju city.
Day 14: Jejudo Island (West Course)
A full day tour of Jejudo Island includes Mt. Sanbangsan, Sanbanggulsa Temple, Hamel Monument, Andok Valley, Jeju Sculpture Park, Bunjae Artpia (Spirited Garden), Hallim Park, and Anti-Mongol Historical Site. Overnight in Jeju city.
Day is at leisure. Overnightin Jeju city.
Day16: DepartureTransfer to Jeju Domestic Airport and fly to Seoul, then connect with international flight at Incheon International Airport for departure