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Korea Busan Tour

KR03: 9 Days Seoul - Gongju - Daejeon - Jeonju - Busan - Jeju Island - Seoul

Tour Type: Private tailor-made tour, experienced guide and driver
Accommodation: 4-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Highlights:

  • Two UNESCO site in Gongju.
  • Hiking to the Maisan Mountain.
  • A visit to the most Korea-style Jeonju with the well-preserved Hanok Village.
  • Admire the magnificent views in Jeju Island and enjoy the fee time along the beach.

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Seoul
After arrival at Incheon International Airport, a friendly driver will pick you up and transfer you to check in at the hotel.

If time permits, you may go to Samcheong-dong Street or Myeongdong Shopping District, where gather lots of shops and restaurants, you can take a stroll along the streets to fell the modern Korea.

Accommodation: Seoul Garden Hotel (4 stars) or similar

Day 2: Take train to Gongju & transfer to Daejeon
After breakfast, please get to Myeongdong station to take the high speed train to Gongju, we will book the train tickets for you in advance. Upon arrival, the local guide and the driver will pick you up at the train station and then start the sightseeing.

First, visit the Gongju Gongsanseong Fortress, one of the world cultural heritages site, it was built after Baekje established its capital (234-678). Later, move to another UNESCO site - the Royal Tomb of King Muryeong, it is one of the most magnificent ancient tombs in South Korea, followed by a visit to Gongju National Museum. Then transfer you to Daejeon and stay overnight. If you are interested in experience a natural hot spring foot spa, the guide will be happy to offer some advice.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: LOTTE City Hotel Daejeon (4 stars) or similar

Day 3: Drive to Maisan Mountain & stay overnight at Jeonju
Meet the guide and the driver at the hotel lobby and then take car to Maisan Mountain, the car ride takes about 1hour and 40 minutes. Standing on the Peak of Maisan Mountain, you can have a panoramic view of the city and the West Sea. After visit, take another one hour to Jeonju, the most Korea-style city, where you will visit the Hanok Village, holding more than 800 traditional houses, the Jeonju Hanok Village is still with its original appearance after hundreds years' vicissitude. Finally explore the scenic bamboo trails at Gyeonggijeon Shrine. And then check into the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Best Western PLUS Jeonju Hotel (4 stars) or similar

Day 4: Take a bus to Busan
After breakfast, visit the Gyeonggi Temple and the nearby Jeondong Catholic Church. The guide and the driver will transfer you to bus terminal and help you board a bus to Busan, the bus ride takes about 3 hours. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel we booked for you in advance.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Ramada Encore by Wyndham Busan Haeundae (4 stars) or similar

Day 5: A full day in Busan & Fly to Jeju
Our guide and driver will meet you after breakfast, firstly, visit the Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, a beautiful seaside temple. And then get to Gamcheon Culture Village, once a shabby slum, it has been transformed into a well-known village for tourists, and the prototype of the exotic stepped village has been well preserved. Next head to International Market and Jagalchi Market, where you can try local fresh sea food and have Kerea food for lunch.

In the afternoon, visit the Yongdusan Park to overview the whole city on the Busan Tower, and then go to Nampodong area if time permits. Take a flight to Jeju Island and check in at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Jeju Oriental Hotel & Casino (4 stars) or similar

Day 6: Jeju Island
The car will drive you to see the Yongduam Rock which is formed on the sea by volcanic eruption of Hanna Mountain. The lofty Hanna Mountain, whose name means it can reach the Milky Way, is situated at central Jeju Island and was designated as national park in 1970. Later, transfer to Seongsan Sunrise Peak at eastern Jeju Island, a towering rock with large crater at the top. It is one of the ten scenic sights on Jeju Island. Then visit Cheonjiyeon Waterfall, cascading off forested precipices into ponds renowned as a habitat for Mutae Eels, and pay a visit to Haenyeo Museum. Via the Dokkaebidoro Road, you will experience the wonder of nature. Besides, a free trip to Teddy Bear Museum is offered. The museum was built as a showcase for a variety of Teddy Bears which have been loved for more than a hundred years in the world wide. After supper, you will enjoy the unique seawater sauna, which can promote the blood circulation and can effectively ease the pain in waist and muscle.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Jeju Oriental Hotel & Casino (4 stars) or similar

Day 7: Jeju Island
We will leave the day free for you to explore this island by yourself.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Jeju Oriental Hotel & Casino (4 stars) or similar

Day 8: Fly back to Seoul
Fly back to Seoul after breakfast. The driver and the guide will pick you up and then visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, pass by Cheong Wa Dae, the presidential office and political center of South Korea. Next, visit the Ewha Woman's University, one of the oldest universities in South Korea, there are many food, beauty and small commodity stores outside the campus. Take a stroll in the campus and the street. Finally, get to N Seoul Tower to have a panoramic of this brilliant capital. Check in to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Seoul Garden Hotel (4 stars) or similar

Day 9: Departure from Seoul
See you off at the airport based on your departure flight schedule. Thank you for travelling with us.

Meals: Breakfast

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What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Service of English speaking driver and guide.
  • Guided tours, entrance fees and activities for mentioned sights visited.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Private road transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • High speed train ticket of Seoul - Gongju.
  • Economy class air tickets of Busan - Jeju Island - Seoul.
What's Excluded
  • International airfare to/ out of South Korea.
  • Single supplement for single room occupancy.
  • Personal expenses (such as drinks, laundry, telephone, optional chargeable activities during the tour).
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips for the driver, guide, and hotel.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • South Korea visa fee.
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