KS702 Circuit course of K-shuttle with Seoul (8Days/FRI)

KS702 Every Friday, 8D7N
from USD1199

Overview




Include
Hotel & Breakfast, Bilingual speaking guide, Transfer (vehicle is subject to the size of group), Admission(some attractions not included)

Exclude
Travel insurance, Lunch and Dinner, Optional tour(admission), All not mentioned above.

Meeting & Finishing Point
• Meeting point : Upon arrival at Incheon International Airport, met by our representative..
• Finishing point : Incheon International Airport

General
* Surcharge, USD100pp will be added during high peak season.
* Above price is based on per person with twin sharing room.US$70 X nights for single surcharge. (high peak season : US$80 XN)
* Confirmed schedule & hotels are subject to change due to local circumstance as like weather, traffic, big events and season,
* Size of vehicle is subject to number of Pax on the travelling date
 ( Van : Up to 6pax / Mini-bus : Up to 15pax / Coach bus : Up to max. 42pax )
• Above programs are based on joint Sit-in-Coach guided by bilingual speaking guide (English or others-Korean)
• Above programs may be accompanied by other language guide.
• Above programs are operated on fixed day as above with min.2pax but please contact us for confirmed date
• Kindly note that we have no responsibility for your personal incidents and losses during all the tours.
• It is kindly noticed that the portion to be unused due to your personal reason is not refundable.
• Booking and changing requests have to be made at least 7days before departure.

Accommodations
• Hotel and room type can be changed depend on the hotel's room occupancy
• Price is based on double occupancy. Single traveler must pay private room surcharge
• Child Price with extra-bed is the same as adult and child price without bed is 80% of adult. Child with extra bed is same as adult.  
> Infant (under 24months) is free of charge / Child Price : 3~5 years old / Adult Price : 6~ years old
• Booking for 1 adults + 1 children
> The tour fee for child will be applied as same as adult in case travel with 1 adult and 1 child. So please pay as 2 adults instead of 1 adult and 1 child through the website in case travel with 1adult and 1child

Operation

• 2022 High Peak Season : 25MAR, 1APR, 3JUN, 8JUL, 15JUL, 22JUL, 29JUL, 5AUG, 12AUG, 19AUG, 26AUG, 30SEP, 21OCT, 28OCT, 23DEC, 30DEC

• 2022 Closing Date : 28JAN, 9SEP


Schedule

Day 1  
  • Meeting And Departure

    Meet your tour guide at Incheon Airport (upon exiting) and transfer to hotel.

  • Check Into Your Hotel And Leisure Time

    Travelodge Seoul Euljiro (+82-2-6240-5000) or similar (3star)

Day 2  
  • Breakfast

    Enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel

  • Seoul half day Sightseeing

    ● Gyeongbokgung Palace(Deoksu Palace on Tue)
    The palace was originally constructed in 1394. It was a symbol of majesty for the Korean people and the home of the royal family. Remarkably, the most representative edifices of the Joseon Dynasty, Gyeonghoeru Pavilion and Hyangwonjeong Pond have remained relatively intact. 


    ● The Royal Guard Changing Ceremony
    In ancient times, the royal guards of Joseon Dynasty performed the given task by guarding the Gwanghwamun Gate, the entrance of Gyeongbokgung Palace where the king ruled the country. Since 1469, the ceremony has taken place and its record has been consulted for the present reenactment ceremony.

    ● National Folk Museum
    Located inside Gyeongbokgung Palace, the National Folk Museum of Korea presents historical artifacts that were used in the daily lives of Korean people in the past. Through the displays, visitors can learn about the domestic and agricultural lifestyles, as well as Korea’s cultural beliefs.

    ● Korean Ginseng Center
    Known as the 'miraculous medicine,' Ginseng is Korea's representative medicinal crop. Ginseng is used as a way to recover health, strengthen the body, and calm the mind.

  • Lunch

    Stop for lunch at local restaurant.

  • Korean Folk Village

    you will experience the culture of the late Joseon Dynasty, It’s huge village that has about 260 different types of house of each province.

  • Check Into Your Hotel And Leisure Time

    Travelodge Seoul Euljiro (+82-2-6240-5000) or similar (3star)

Day 3  
  • Breakfast

    Breakfast at your hotel - Meet a guide at 07:30am at the hotel lobby - Join other people at parking lot in front of Donghwa Duty Free Shop Building, at GwanghwamunIntersection,Seoul08:00am

  • Gongju Tour

    • Tomb of King Muryeong 

    Songsan-ri Tombs and Royal Tomb of King Muryeong (AD462-523) containsrepresentative relics of the Baekje Dynasty period (AD234~678). The Songsan-riTombs contain the graves of kings while Baekje's capital was Gongju, and it isbelieved to have 10 such graves. Only seven graves have been discovered sofar. 

    The popular Tomb of King Muryeong is the 7th tomb, the resting place forBaekje's 25th King Muryeong and his queen. This tomb was discoveredaccidentally when installing pipes to protect tombs number 5 and 6 from beingflooded. The tomb is very unusual in the way it was built with bricks like 6thtomb and in what it houses like many national treasures inside, supplyingprecious research materials to the scholars studying Baekje culture.

      

    • Gongsanseong Fortress

    Located in Gongju-si (city), it is a mountain castle established during theBaekje. You can enjoy the breathtaking view of the Geumgang riverside righthere. Follow the trail path a little further up then Imryugak Pavilion appearing,known as the largest of its kind within the fortress. It is worth to visit forits historical and cultural significance, and also for the fantastic sight. 


  • Jeonju Hanok Village

    • Jeonju Hanok Village

    While the rest of city has been industrialized,Hanok Village retains its historical charms and traditions. It is particularly gorgeous for its unique roofedges, which are slightly raised to the sky.A part of Hanok (traditional Korean house) is setaside so that tourists can experience traditional Korean life at Hanok LifeExperience Hall. The food provided here is folkloristic like bibimbap, the most well-known dishin Korea, adding to the conventional ambience. 

     

     

  • Check Into Your Hotel and Leisure Time

    HOTEL : Jeonju Ramada  +82-63-711-9000  ( www.ramadajeonju.com) or similar 

Day 4  
  • Breakfast

    Breakfast at your hotel

  • May 18th National Cemetery

    • May 18th National Cemetery

    Visit to May 18th NationalCemetery, located in front of MudeungsanMountain, the symbol of freedom and democracy, and the graves of victims duringthe contention for democracy in May 1980. Victims were carried by handcarts andgarbage trucks to be buried. In 1997 the cemetery was exhumed and reburied atthis memorial. May 18th has become a regional holiday of commemorating thepeople's desire for democracy. 

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  • Suncheon Tour

    • Suncheon Bay Garden

    The Suncheon Bay Garden was established in order toturn 1.12 square kilometers of natural habitat into a conservation area, whereit houses over 505 species of trees and 113 species of flowers. Especially, thenumerous groups of tulips and royal azaleas are truly a sight to see. Besides, thenearby 30,000-square-meter field of canola flowers are in full bloom in May,creating breathtakingly beautiful yellow "wave" with trees makinggreat shades of canopy for the area.



  • Yeosu Tour

    • Yi, Sun-Sin Plaza 

    During the Japanese invasion of the Imjin Waeran War (1592~1598), Admiral Yi,Sun-shin, a national hero whose naval victories of 23 times in battles werephenomenal in repelling Japanese naval forces, had his headquarters in Yeosu. Forthis reason, the site displays a lot of artifacts honoring his heroic endeavorsin protecting the country. As a great leader of Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) , hesaved his country when it was on the brink of crisis.  


  • Check Into Your Hotel and free time

    Hotel: Yeosu The Ocean Hotel  +82-61-689-0700 theoceanresort.co.kr or similar

Day 5  
  • Breakfast

    Breakfastat your hotel

  • Jinju Tour

    ● Jinjuseong Fortress

    Originally built as (GeoyeolCastle) during the three kingdom period and  
    historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592, defending the Honamregion from the invaders during the Imjin Waeran (war). One of the bestrenovated fortresses in the country, sitting on the north of the Nam-gangoverlooking the city.



    ●  Chokseongnu Pavilion

    Standing grandly above therocky cliffs of Namgang river is Chokseongnu Pavilion, arguably one of the mostbeautiful ‘nugaks’ (multi-storied building without walls) in the Yeongnamregion. Chokseongnu (historically known as ‘Jangwollu’) has undergone 8renovations since its establishment in the 28th year of King Gojong (1241,Goryeo Dynasty) and was once used as a stronghold for defending Jinju Palace intimes of war. During times of peace, it was used for holding stateexaminations. 



  • Transfer to Busan and Break Time

    Take a rest in front of Toyokoin Hotel next to Busan Station

  • Busan Tour

    ● Busan,2nd largest city with a biggest port in Korea, located at the mouthof the Naktong river in south of Korea, the 5th busiest containerport in the world and the largest transshipment port in north-east Asia. 

    ● Jagalchi Market

    Jagalchi Market, located on the shoreside road in Busan's Jung-gu, is Korea'slargest seafood market, selling both live and dried fish.



    ● Haeundae Beach

    It not only offers aspectacular view of the beach, but also has the appearance of a reputableinternational conference hall featuring both modern and natural beauty.


    ● Nurimaru APEC House

    Nurimaru APEC House has beenused as a memorial hall and a prestigious international conference hall sincethe APEC summit meeting (2005). Its interior design is a visual display ofKorea’s creative traditional culture. 


  • Check Into Your Hotel and Leisure Time

    HOTEL : Gyeongju CommodoreHotel  +82-54-740-8277   (www.commodorehotel.co.kr)  or similar.

Day 6  
  • Breakfast

    Breakfast at your hotel 

  • Gyeongju Tour

    ● Gyeongjuis called a museum without walls, around when Julius Caesar was subduing Gaul,it became the capital of the Silla Dynasty (BC56) and remained so for about1000 years. It preserves a vast amount of significant archaeological heritagewith its historical district designated as World Heritage by UNESDCO. 


    ● Seokguram

    The Seokguram grotto, a stone temple (This UNESCO heritage dates back to 751) is around-shaped hall with one main Bodhi-sattva stone statue surrounded by hisdisciples. The statue is portrayed with a generous smile, sitting on a lotusflower engraved stage. The dome shaped ceiling is also decorated with lotusflowers. On the other hand, the spot where the temple is situated offers aunique and beautiful sunrise view.   


    ● Bulguksa Temple

    Bulguksa Temple is the representative relic ofGyeongju and was designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in 1995, withthe beauty of the temple itself and the artistic touch of the stone relics. Thetemple now holds seven national treasures and a number of additionalsignificant heritages. Bulguksa is widely regarded as one of the finestcomplexes dedicated to the Buddhism of Korea.  


  • Andong Hahoe Village Tour

    ● Andong Hahoe Village

    Hahoe Village boasts of exquisite scenic sights: theelegant Nakdong River flowing around the village, the magnificent BuyongdaeCliff, endlessly unfolding sandy beaches, and lush, ancient pine trees.
    Hahoe Village, along with Yangdong Village in Gyeongju, have been added to theUNESCO World Heritage List under the category of “Historic Villages in Korea”on July 31, 2010.



  • Check Into Your Hotel and Leisure Time

    Hotel: RAMADA Hotel PyeongChang +82-33-333-1000 www.pyeongchangramadahotel.com or similar

Day 7  
  • Breakfast

    Breakfast at your hotel 

  • The venue of 2018 Winter Olympic Games (Ski Jumping stadium, Not Tower)

    As the main venue for the Pyeonchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, Alpensia Resort has recently been the subject of buzz across the nation and within the international sports community. Visitors are able to enjoy the wide-open view of the beautiful scenery


  • Seorak National Park

    ● Mt. Seorak & SinheungsaTemple

    Mt. Seorak National Park, the peaks of which break through the clouds whilejade-like water flows through the valleys, creating breathtaking views andmaking this Korea’s most marvelous park, moreover, its’ burning colorful mapleleaves in autumn feel it is completely different world you are in. It alsoboasts a variety of colorful flowers in spring, refreshing clear water streamsin summer, scenic snow-covered landscape in winter, a visit to the Seoraksanguarantees a picturesque sight any time of the year.

    UNESCO designated this park a Biosphere PreservationDistrict in 1982 due to so many rare species found here. Sinheungsa in themountain is an ancient temple with deep historical significance built by agreat monk, Jajangyulsa (AD590 ~ 658)



    ● Seorak Cable Car (Optionaltour : Seorak Cable Car, US$15)

    Aboard the cable car, you willexperience an unforgettable journey up the sheer cliffs in the middle ofexciting moments. 




  • Check Into Your Hotel And Leisure Time

    Travelodge Seoul Euljiro (+82-2-6240-5000) or similar (3star)

Day 8  
  • Breakfast

    Enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel

  • Transfer to Incheon airport

    Pick up 4hours before your flights to transfer to Incheon Airport 


Review

  1. HONEYBROOK BRETT GEORGE MR|2018-08-01

    A highlight was the May 18 hall. Also the information and suggestions provided by BK.Lee was excellent. He was an excellent driver&guide and we would happily tour with him again. We would take a longer tour to enjoy the wonders of south korea more. Only some minor conusia about our itinerary. Otherwise a fantastic tour! Thank you BK!!

  2. PEIGNEUX VINCENT |2018-07-25

    Overall excelletn tour + excellent guide to be highly recommended.

  3. CUNNINGHAM KENNETH |2018-07-04

    The happy, helpful noture of the guide. He(Songa) was knowledgable and happy to give a comment point of view!!very good

  4. BLENNERHASSETT VIVIENNE|2018-06-06

    Prefer sights which real people live in. Fake village not so interesting. Wetland good idea but impk mentation poor. Not really on 'Eco' environment.

  5. Cruz Salvador Vanessa|2018-05-09

    Good value for money. Very well planned, tour. Informative english speaking guide and driver.

  6. Clark Martin|2018-04-04

    Affable and pleasant guide. Day4 the best. A nice relaxing tour

  7. CECILIA ANA|2018-04-04

    I think you can add maybe ond day more in Busan. Maybe you can make a tour more cheap using hostals instead of 4 or 5 stars hotels

  8. SHAMA JOSE LUIS |2018-03-21

    Justin was very positive, well organized, and informative !!Thanks Justin for sharing a great lunch experience


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