Seoul & Western Korea 7 Days

Description

Tour code: HNAKL121

Days: 7

OVERVIEW
 A tour of the Western part of Korea brimming with Korea great cuisine and beautiful scenery. The Western Korea 7 Days tour will take you to the best foods of Korea and delightful cultural experiences of famous areas. Join veteran guides as they escort you throughout the course for a food and culture-rich trip.

Itinerary

DAY1 Seoul 

Upon arrival at Incheon International airport, professional driver will greet you with name board and take you to hotel safely by private basis. After check in on own, rest of the day is at leisure. (*Hotel check in will be available after 2pm.)

Tmark Grand Hotel Myeongdong

Address: 52 Toegye-ro, Hoehyeon-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Phone: +82 2-2283-3000

Breakfast: Not included  Lunch: Not included         Dinner: Not included

Accommodation: TMARK GRAND HOTEL MYEONGDONG or similar

DAY 2 Seoul (B/L/X)

[Seoul Highlights 1 Day tour with Lunch]

  • After Breakfast, pick up service by your tour guide hotel lobby at 08:00am-09:00am
  • Transfer to Gyeongbokgung Palace and enjoy Gwanghwamun Gate, Changing of Royal Guard Ceremony, and National Folk Museum.
  • Pass by The Blue House, also called Cheong Wa Dae
  • Visit Insadong-gil and Jogyesa Temple
  • Head to Myeongdong
  • Lunch at a local restaurant (Menu: Bulgogi or Bibimbab)
  • Visit Namsangol Hanok Village
  • Visit N Seoul Tower and visit Observation Deck (Cable car Excluded)
  • After the tour, drop off service at your hotel at around 17:00-18:00pm

(*Note) Friday package start guest will join this Seoul Highlights 1 Day tour on Day 6 after the Round Korea pakage schedule.

Breakfast: Hotel meal     Lunch: Local Food            Dinner: Not included

Accommodation: TMARK GRAND HOTEL MYEONGDONG or similar [Undecided]0 of 5

DAY 3 Seoul → Gongju → Daejeon (B/L/D)

After breakfast, meet tour guide at hotel.

Leave for Gongju, the ancient capital of Baekje Kingdom (18BC – 660AD). Experience meditation & conversation over tea with a monk at Magoksa Temple, a representative temple surrounded by a mountain and rivers in Chungnam Province. Next, visit Tomb of Muryeong King with the wall painting drawn on the number six tomb. Then continue to move on to Gongsanseong Fortress, a mountain castle which was established during the Baekje Period. You will enjoy archery experience there.

Transfer to Daejeon which is a hub city of Korea and famous for its hot springs. After hotel check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure in your hotel and the indoor spa offering high quality natural waters.

Gongju Lunch:  Korean Set Menu with steamed rice wrapped in a Lotus Leaf

Daejen Dinner: Chopped noodle dish “Kalguksu” and Dumplings

Breakfast: Hotel meal     Lunch: Local Food            Dinner: Local Food

Accommodation: HOTEL INTERCITI or similar [Undecided]0 of 5

DAY 4 Daejeon → Jeonju → Jinan → Gwangju (B/L/D)

After breakfast, transfer to Jeonju Hanok Village with over 800 traditional Korea houses. The village is famous among tourists because of its atmosphere that strongly contrast with the modern city around it. Choose your preferred Hanbok, Korean National Costume and make a special memory wearing Hanbok with your companions.

You will explore Gyeonggijeon Shrine which was erected in 1410 and holds the portrait of King Tae-jo, the founder of the Joseon Dynasty.

Afterward you will have Jeonju Bibimbab lunch and taste Makkolli (Korean traditional Wine) at a local restaurant.

Then, visit Tapsa Temple in Jinan, famous for the over 80 stone pagodas built by Lee Gapyong, a retired scholar. Next, leave for Gwangju located in the southwest corner of Korea for overnight.

Jeonju Lunch: Jeonju Bibimbap and Tteokgalbi

Gwangju Dinner: Vietnamese style Beef Shabu Shabu

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Gwangju or Similar (5 Star)

5/17: Ramada Jeonju or similar (4 Star)

11/15: Ramada Plaza Gwangju or similar (5 Star)

Breakfast: Hotel meal     Lunch: Local Food            Dinner: Local Food

Accommodation: HOLIDAY INN GWANGJU or similar

DAY 5 Gwangju → Boseong → Suncheon → Yeosu (B/L/D)

After breakfast, visit Boseong Green Tea Plantation that is very beautiful, full of green tea fields and cedar trees. You will also have a chance to taste Boseong Green Tea. Next, visit Suncheon Naganeupseong Folk Village where you can observe the daily dwellings indigenous to the south provincial area. Then explore Suncheonman Bay, thickly covered with reeds taller than a full-grown man and then stop by Yongsan Observatory to see the bay”s beautiful view.

Finally, move to Yeosu, one of the country”s most picturesque port cities especially at night.

Celebrate the night in Yeosu by watching the view of the seaside village.

Suncheon Lunch: Korean Set Menu with Dried Corvina Set meal and Vegetable pancake

Yeosu Dinner: Grilled Smoked Duck and Grilled Seafood (or Pizza and pasta)

Accommodation: Hidden Bay Hotel, Yeosu or Similar (5 Star)

5/4,7/20,7/27,8/3,8/10,8/17 : Yeosu Expo Utop Marina or Similar (4 Star)

Breakfast: Hotel meal     Lunch: Local Food            Dinner: Local Food

Accommodation: HIDDEN BAY HOTEL or similar

DAY 6 Yeosu → Jinju → Seoul (B/L/X)

After breakfast, take Yeosu Cable Car offering the safe yet thrilling experience with the gondola to operate over seawater. Enjoy the scenery of downtown Yeosu and the archipelago around the old seaport. Next, visit Jinjuseong Fortress which is historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592.

Jinju Lunch: Bulgoggi stew

Return to Seoul around 18:00.

Transfer to Seoul and drop off service at T-Mark Grand Hotel.

After check in on own, free at leisure.

Breakfast: Hotel meal     Lunch: Local Food            Dinner: Not included

Accommodation: TMARK GRAND HOTEL MYEONGDONG or similar

DAY 7 Seoul → Depart to next destination (B/X/X)

After breakfast, meet local driver at hotel lobby and transfer to Incheon international airport by private basis. Depart to next destination. (*Hotel check out time will be 12:00 noon and hotel breakfast is available from 7am.)

Breakfast: Hotel meal     Lunch: Not included         Dinner: Not included

PRICING: $1,390 per person

Price includes

  • 4-5 Star hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfer service
  • Transports by van, mini-bus, and/or coach
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Meals in the itinerary
  • Admission fee in the itinerary
  • Luggage (Per Person) : 1 Luggage, 1 Carry-on
  • Gratuities

Price does not include

  • Round-trip international air ticket
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Service beyond the itinerary
  • Personal expense throughout the tour
  • Single supplement charge: $500

* Please advise that inclusion/exclusion details can vary depending on departure dates.

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.

-Additional blackout date may apply without notice.

-Children must share room with 2 adults to receive the child rates.

– No Partial refund for missing breakfast due to early departure flight schedule.

-Transportation:

Van (1-4 people) or Mini coach (5-9people) or Large-sized coach (10 or more people)

– Single Supplement Charge is for any odd number of guest or guest who requests single room.

– Local driver cannot speak English.

◆Joint Tour operation important notice◆

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.

 

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