Best of Korea 8 Days (CAD)

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Daily DepartureAdult: CAD $2,928/person
Duration: 8 Days & 7 Nights Effective Till: Dec 2018
Minimum of 2 person
Features: As Korea's capital and most populous city, Seoul is the country vibrant center for business, education and culture. This comprehensive itinerary combines the bustling activities to be enjoyed in Seoul, the volcanic formed wonders of Jeju Island and its tradition of women divers “Haenyeo”, and finally the majestic ancient former capital, Gyeongju. This scrupulously well-preserved city was home to Korean rulers for more than 1000 years.

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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 → Gyeongju
After breakfast, 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 4:
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. After hotel check-in, you will enjoy free time at Haeundae Beach. 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: Local Food   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Ibis Ambassador Busan Haeundae or similar

Day 5:
Busan → Jeju Island
After breakfast and check out, meet our tour guide at your hotel lobby. Visit Haedong Yonggungsa Seaside Temple and Dongbaekseom island. After tour and lunch time, you will transfer to Gimhae International airport to Jeju. Upon arrival at Jeju International Airport, you will be met by a local driver and transfer to hotel and check in. Rest of the day is free at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Jeju Kal Hotel or similar

Day 6:
Jeju Island
After breakfast, meet tour guide at hotel. Visit Jeju Stone Cultural Park, designed to show the legend of Grandmother and the stones of the Five Hundred Generals. Next, visit Seong-eup Folk Village located at the foot of Mt. Halla. After lunch, enjoy Haenyeo’s performance which you can watch an activity of female divers who dive the ocean water to catch various oceanic organisms. Then continue to visit Seongsan Sunrise Peak, designated by UNESCO as World Nature Heritage in 2007. Visit Manjanagual Lava Tube that stretches for as far as 7.4kim. For the last place of the day, stop by Shilla Duty Free Shop. After the tour, transfer to hotel.
[Remark] Day 6 and Day 7 (on Wed, Thu) tour activity may be interchanged.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Jeju Kal Hotel or similar

Day 7:
Jeju Island → Seoul
After breakfast, meet your guide at hotel. Visit, Jeju Folklore and Natural History Museum, a place exhibiting Jeju’s folk relics and natural materials. Next, move to Dragon Head Shore, situated at the bottom of Mt. Sanbang. Enjoy Korean traditional meal for lunch. Then experience of picking up tangerine (Nov-Jan) or visit Teddy Bear Museum (Feb-Oct). Then visit Jusangjeollidae, also called Seaside Cliff, a popular spot due to an impressive pillar rock formation. After then, visit Cheonjiyeon waterfall, one of 3 major waterfalls in Jeju Island. After the tour, transfer to Jeju International Airport for Gimpo Airport. Upon arrival at Gimpo Airport, you will be welcome by a local driver. Transfer to hotel and check-in. Rest of the day is free at leisure.

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

Day 8:
Seoul
After breakfast, free till to meet a local driver and transfer to Incheon International Airport on private basis for 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
  • Domestic air ticket (Gimhae → Jeju → Gimpo)
  • KTX bullet train ticket (Seoul → Shingyeongju)
  • 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