Korea Insights

Korea Insights

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6 Days 5 Nights

Seoul, Gyeongju, Busan

Day 1:    Arrive Seoul

Arrive at Incheon Airport, meet your local representative and transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Accommodation: TMark Grand Hotel Myeongdong or similar

Day 2:    Seoul (B/L)

After breakfast, meet up with tour guide at hotel lobby. Visit Gwanghwamun Gate, the main gate founded by the first king of the Joseon Dynasty and enjoy Royal Guard Changing Ceremony. Next, explore Gyeongbokgung Palace (Changdeokgung Palace on Tuesday), arguably the most beautiful and the grandest of all five palaces and also visit National Folk Museum of Korea. Then pass by Blue house, also called Cheong Wa Dae, the presidential residence. Then you will visit Insadong-gil, which is connected to a multitude of alleys that lead deeper into the district, with modern galleries and tea shops and also visit Jogyesa Temple, the chief temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, becoming so in 1936. Afterward, head to Myeongdong, one of the busiest places in Seoul and among Korea’s premier shopping destinations and have a lunch at a local restaurant. Then explore Namsangol Hanok Village (Bukchon Hanok Village on Monday) 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. After the tour, transfer to hotel and the rest of the evening at leisure.

Day 3:    Seoul – Gyeongju (B/L)

After breakfast, transfer to Seoul station and board the KTX bullet train to Shin-Gyeongju Station on your own. Upon arrival at Shin-Gyeongju Station, meet by tour guide and enjoy a half-day Gyeongju tour. 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, enjoy strolling at Anapji Pond, designed as a park for royalty. After the tour, transfer to your hotel and the remaining of the day is at your leisure.
Accommodation: Hilton Gyeongju or similar

Day 4:   Gyeongju – Busan (B/L)

After breakfast, pick up from hotel for a morning tour. Visit Daereungwon Tomb Complex, large ancient tombs of kings and nobles of the Silla Kingdom and Cheomseongdae, the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia. After the tour, leave for Busan, the largest port city in Korea. 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 the tour, transfer to your hotel and the rest of the day is at your leisure.
Accommodation: Haeundae Grand Hotel or similar

Day 5:    Busan – Seoul (B/L)

After breakfast, meet by your tour guide for morning tour. Visit Haedong Yonggungsa Seaside Temple and Dongbaekseom Island. After the tour and lunch at local restaurant, transfer to Busan Station for KTX bullet train back to Seoul. Upon arrival at Seoul Station, meet by your representative and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Accommodation: TMark Grand Hotel Myeongdong or similar

Day 6:    Seoul – Canada (B)

After breakfast, enjoy free time until your transfer to Incheon Airport to board your onward flight.

B – Breakfast        L – Lunch

TOUR PRICE PER PERSON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY – minimum 2 persons

MONDAY & FRIDAY
Arrival in Seoul
Land Package Single Supp.
April – December 2560 610
January – March 2020 2820 680

PRICE UPDATED: 2019

HOTEL BLACK OUT DATES and FAIR/SEASONAL SURCHARGES MAY APPLY.

~~ ALL PRICES ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE ~~

Your Tour Package Includes

• Return private transfer between airport and hotel.
• Domestic train within South Korea.
• Superior 4-Star hotel accommodation with daily breakfast.
• Joined sightseeing Tours with admission and meals as per itinerary.
• Professional English Speaking local guide service.

Your Tour Package Does NOT Include

• International airfare from Canada to South Korea.
• Any applicable weekend and other surcharges imposed by airlines.
• Any taxes, airport fees and fuel surcharge.
• Travel/Medical/Cancellation insurance, Travel Visa and all personal expenses.
• Tipping and gratuities to local guides, drivers, and hotel staff.
• Any items not specified as included.

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