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KR04: 10 Days Busan - Daegu - Andong - Danyang - Sokcho - Chuncheon - Seoul

Tour Type: Private tailor-made tour, experienced guide and driver
Accommodation: 3/4-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Highlights:

  • Sky Capsule Train ride in Busan.
  • UNESCO Listed Andong Hahoe Folk Village, visited by Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Hike to the famous Seorak Mountain.
  • Experience the KTX bullet high speed train of South Korea.
  • Nanta Cooking Show, tells you the story about a traditional wedding banquet.

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Busan & Night Market
Upon your arrival in Busan, please find your way to check in at the hotel by yourself.

Activities & Dinner Suggestion:
You may take the metro line 1 and get to Nampodong in the late afternoon, where gathers lots of shops, entertainment and authentic food.

After the Korean War, many refugees settled in Busan with Nampodong in the center. Now it still carries on all kinds of memories of that time. The geographical combination of land and sea also make this place more distinctive and attracts travelers from all over the world.

Accommodation: Lavalse Hotel Busan (4 stars) or similar

Day 2: Superlative beaches in Busan
Meet the driver and the guide after breakfast, then take a stroll along Haeundae Beach and enjoy the Sky Capsule Train ride. We suggest you take your snake and soft drinks on the train ride. Next, get to Cheongsapo fishing village, it is famous for its production of high-quality sea mustard, so many sashimi shops and grilled shellfish shops where fresh fish can be tasted, try them at your own expense. Then visit the Gamseong Bus Station, it was selected as one of Korea’s top 10 travel-themed trips by the Korea Tourism Organization in 2020. Walk towards to the light towers and experience the tranquil and comfortable atmosphere. Get back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Lavalse Hotel Busan (4 stars) or similar

Day 3: KTX bullet train to Daegu
Transfer you to DongDaegu station and you will take the high speed train to Daegu by yourself, the train ride takes one hour. Upon arrival, the guide and the driver will pick you up and then transfer you to check in at the hotel. In the afternoon, take cable car to visit Mt. Palgongsan and the Donghwasa Temple inside. After visiting, drive to Seomun Market where you will find and taste all kinds of authentic local food.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Daegu Marriott Hotel (4 stars) or similar

Day 4: Daegu Sightseeing & bus to Andong
After breakfast, visit the First Presbyterian Church of Daegu, and Gyesan Catholic Church is on the opposite, and then the Daegu Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine. Finally, enjoy the fresh air in the Herbhillz. In the late afternoon, our guide will help you board on a bus to Andong, which takes you about one hour to arrive.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Richell Hotel (3 stars) or similar

Day 5: Full day in Andong & drive to Danyang
Full day tour escorts you to visit the UNESCO Listed Andong Hahoe Folk Village, where you will discover the beauty of the Korea tradition. The village was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on April 21, 1999, making it even more famous. Lunch will be arrange near the village. Then visit another UNESCO Listed Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy. Drive to Danyang and stay overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Danyang Kotdle Moolgam Chatki Pension or similar

Day 6: Danyang - Seorak Mountain
A private tour takes you to visit the Danyanggang Jando Trail, and then to the nearby Mancheonha Skywalk, finally you will get to the Gwongeumseong Fortress and some culture heritage site in Sinheungsa Temple. Stay overnight in Sokcho.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Moonlight Village Pension (3 stars) or similar

Day 7: Sokcho - Chuncheon - Seoul
After breakfast, you will go to Chuncheon to visit Chuncheon Dam and Nami Island. The island got its name for the grave of General Nami who once countered insurgency here in the middle of the 15th century. After lunch, you can visit Imjingak, Freedom Bridge and Monkshood Mountain Observatory, which witnessed the North - South Korea War and make South Korea the world only divided country. On the observatory, you can watch the daily lives of North Korean people by telescope. Drive you to Seoul and check in at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Seoul Garden Hotel (4 stars) or similar

Day 8: Full day exploration in Seoul
A full day will be arranged for you to continue exploring the historical Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace. Today we specially arrange a traditional Korea lunch for you. Then you can get to Garosugil Shopping & Cafe Street or Insadong Antique Alley, feel the mordern Korea. In the late afternoon, a top-notched Nanta Cooking Show will be arrnaged for you, it tells a story of 4 chefs preparing for the wedding banquet, full of romance and comedy. The show takes about 1.5 hours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Seoul Garden Hotel (4 stars) or similar

Day 9: Departure from Seoul
See you off at the airport. Our friendly driver will pick you up based on your departure flight time and transfer you to the airport. Wish you a nice journey.

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.
  • KTX bullet train ticket of Busan - Daegu.
  • Bus ticket of Daegu - Andong.
What's Excluded
  • Any international/domestic flight.
  • 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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