Cultural Korea 8 Days (CAD)

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Daily DepartureAdult: CAD $2,508/person
Duration: 8 Days & 7 Nights  Effective Till: Dec 2018
Minimum of 2 person
Features: The old and new Korea are juxtaposed in an itinerary that combines the sophisticated excitement of Seoul with the fascinating remains of Korea ancient past in Gyeongju. Between the two, you'll visit the DMZ, the demarcation between North and South Korea and the most heavily armed border in the world.

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Overview

Day 1:
Seoul
Upon arrival at Incheon International Airport, you will be welcome by a local driver and transfer to hotel on private basis. After check in, rest of the day is free at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast: Not included   Lunch: Not included   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Center Mark Hotel or similar

Day 2:
Seoul
After breakfast, meet up with the guide at hotel lobby. Visit Gwanghwamun Gate, the main gate founded by the first king of the Joseon Dynasty. Next, explore Gyeongbok Palace (Changdeok Palace on Tuesday), arguably the most beautiful and the grandest of all five palaces. Then pass by Blue house, also called Cheong Wa Dae, the presidential residence. For the next stop, head to Myeongdong, one of the busiest places in Seoul and among Korea’s premier shopping destinations. Then explore Namsangol Hanok Village (Bukchon Hanok Village or Insadong on Tuesday) where there are five restored traditional Korean houses and a pavilion, a pond and a time capsule. Next, visit N Seoul Tower, offering panoramic views of Seoul and the surrounding areas. Stop by a duty free shop and transfer to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Center Mark Hotel or similar

Day 3:
Seoul → Paju → Seoul
After breakfast, meet tour guide at your hotel lobby between 7:30am to 8:30am. The first stop will be Imjingak Peace Park, which established in 1972 for remind the Korean War and wish for peace in entire Korea. Next, visit The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, discovered on Oct.17, 1978 and located 52km from Seoul. Then, Dorasan Observatory where North Korean military personnel are visible and so are the highlights of Gaeseong and the Geumgangsan Diamond Mountains. Then stop by Dorasan Station, a railway station on the Gyeongi Line, the northernmost stop on South Korea’s railway line and Unification Village. After the tour, enjoy the Lunch at local restaurant. Also, stop by the shopping center and transfer to hotel around 16:00.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Center Mark Hotel or similar

Day 4:
Seoul → Suwon → Seoul
After breakfast, meet tour guide at hotel lobby. Visit Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon. Hwaseong Fortress is the official fortress of Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, from the latter days of the Joseon Period (1392-1910). The fortress wall is 5.52km long and it has a great variety of military facilities you cannot find at other fortress. After the tour, enjoy the Lunch at local restaurant. Next, visit Korean Folk Village which you can see Traditional Houses, Farmers Music/Dance and Acrobatics on a Tightrope. Stop by Amethyst/Ginseng Center and transfer to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Center Mark Hotel or similar

Day 5:
Seoul → Gyeongju
After breakfast, you will be met by a local driver and transferred to Seoul Station, then you will board on KTX bullet-train head to Singyeongju station [KTX121 09:00 – 11:00] on your own. Upon arrival at Shingyeongju station, you will met by a tour guide. Enjoy half day Gyeongju tour. Your first stop is Bulguksa Temple, the representative relic of Gyeongju and continue visit to Gyeongju Folk Craft Village, a home to craftsman and artisans. Finally, you will enjoy little walking at Anapji Pond, designed as a park for royalty. After tour, transfer to hotel and rest of day is at leisure. Lunch will be served en route at a local restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Commodore Hotel Gyeongju or similar

Day 6:
Gyeongju → Busan
After breakfast and check out, meet our tour guide at your hotel lobby. Visit Daereungwon Tomb Complex, large ancient tombs of kings and nobles of the Silla Kingdom and Cheomseongdae, the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia, in the morning. Leave for Busan, the largest port city in Korea via Hanatour vehicle. Sightseeing of the city of Busan will be Busan Tower, the symbol of Busan and Jagalchi Market, located on the shore side road in Busan, the largest seafood market selling both live and dried fish. After tour, transfer to hotel and rest of day is at leisure. Lunch will be served en route at a local restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Not included   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Commodore Hotel or similar

Day 7:
Busan → Seoul
After breakfast and hotel check out, meet our tour guide at hotel lobby. Visit Haedong Yonggungsa Seaside Temple and Dongbaekseom island. After tour and lunch time, You will be dropped off at Busan Station after tour. Return to Seoul via KTX bullet-train [KTX152 15:10 17:47] on your own. Upon arrival at Seoul Station, you will be met by a local driver and transferred to hotel. After hotel check in, rest of day is free at leisure. Lunch will be served en route at a local restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Not included   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Center Mark Hotel or similar

Day 8:
Seoul
After breakfast, spend your free time till meet a local driver and transfer to Incheon International Airport for your flight to next destination your flights to next destination.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Not included   Dinner: Not included

Special Feature The itinerary/accommodation is subjects to change due to local circumstances. This is a group joining tour and people are from all English speaking countries. Your group may be joined with other tour groups during the tour. Please make a note that your seat assignment may be changed once other groups join the tour.
Package Includes:
  • 4 star accommodation based on double occupancy
  • Private airport pick up and drop off service available
  • Hotel pick up and drop off service available
  • Any transfers specified on the itinerary
  • KTX bullet train ticket (Seoul → Shingyeongju, Busan → Seoul)
  • Transportation: * Van (1~4pax) or mini coach (5~9pax) or Medium-sized coach (10~17pax) or Large-sized coach (18pax~)
  • English speaking guide (*Chinese speaking guide available upon request)
  • Meals on the itinerary
  • Admission fees on the itinerary
  • Gratuities
Package Excludes:
  • Round trip international air ticket
  • Travelers insurance
  • Meals not specified on the itinerary
  • Service beyond the itinerary