K-SHUTTLE CIRCUIT COURSE 4N5D KS401 - EVERY SUNDAY

KS401 Every Sunday, 5D4N
from USD799

Overview


 

5-Day Tours of Korean Cities coveringSeoul, Gongju,Yeosu, Busan, Gyeongju and Andong.

 

Include
Hotel accommodation with breakfasts, Transfer, Guide, Admission (excludingoptional tours).


Exclude
Travel insurance, lunch and dinner, optional tour (admission), all notmentioned above.

 

Meeting & Finishing Point
• Meeting point : Meeting at parking lot next to Dongwha duty free shop at exitnumber 6 of Gwanghwamun subway station at 8am (
동화면세점)
• Finishing point : Concludes at parking lot next to Dongwha duty free shop atexit number 6 of Gwanghwamun subway station at 8pm (
동화면세점)

 

Cancelation Policy
• Group (10 persons or more) Penalty rate
  20% - 4 weeks before, 30% - 4weeks ~ 15days before, 100% - 14 days todeparture day. 
• FITs (fewer than 9 persons) Penalty rate
  10% - 14days before, 20% -13 to 8 days before, 100% - 1week to departureday.

 

General
• Reservation available until 7days before departure. 
• Above programs are based on joint Sit-in-Coach Tour guided by bilingualspeaking guide (Mainly English or others-Korean) 

• Above program may be accompanied byother language guide.
• Above program is operated on fixed day in the calendar with min.2 pax butplease contact us for confirmed date
• Kindly note that we have no responsibility for your personal incidents orlosses during all the tours.
• Size of vehicle is subject to number of Pax on the travelling date.
• It is kindly noticed that the portion to be unused due to your personalreason is not refundable.
• Booking and changing requests have to be made at least 7days before departure.
• On the coach, Wi-Fi is not provided. please rent a wifi egg at the Airport,if you plan to use the internet. 
• Exchanging into Korean money will be difficult on local sites; pleaseexchange money before departing for the tour.
• ATM machines are rarely available at local destinations, which meanswithdrawing money with credit card is very hard during the tour.

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Accommodation
• Hotel and room type can be changed depending upon availability of the hotelor their rooms.  
• Above price is based on per person and double occupancy (US$70 X nights forsingle room surcharge). (high peak season : US$80 X nights) 
• Child Price with an extra-bed is the same as adult’s, while child pricewithout a bed is 80% of adult’s.    
> Infant (under 24months) is free of charge / Child Price applies to 3~5years old / Adult Price : 6 years or older.  
• Booking for 1 adult + 1 child 
> The tour fee for child will be applied the same as adult’s in case of travelingwith 1 adult and 1 child. So please pay for 2 adults instead of 1 adult and 1child when through the website.

 

Operation

• 2022 High PeakSeason : 27MAR, 3APR, 5JUN, 10JUL, 17JUL, 24JUL, 31JUL, 7AUG, 14AUG, 21AUG, 28AUG, 2OCT, 23OCT, 30OCT, 25DEC

• 2022 ClosingDates : 30JAN, 11SEP


Schedule

Day 1  
  • Meeting and Departure

    • Meeting at parking lot next to Dongwha duty free shop at exit number 6of Gwanghwamun subway station at 8am

       Address : 149, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul

    • Transfer to Gongju (1h30m)

  • 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 2  
  • 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 3  
  • 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. 



  • 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 4  
  • 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 5  
  • Breakfast

    Breakfast at your hotel 

  • 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


  • 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. 




  • 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. 




  • Transfer back to Seoul

    ● 195km / 4hrs
    ● Drop off point : Donghwa Duty Free Shop Building, at Gwanghwamun Intersection

  • Transfer back to Seoul

    ● 195km / 4hrs
    ● Drop off point : Donghwa Duty Free Shop Building, at Gwanghwamun Intersection


Review

  1. ANTERO GONZALEZ AGUILAR|2018-10-26

    The Cemetery in Gwangju was very insightful into modern Korean character, struggles and dreams. At first I was suprissed why cemetery - but was soon very happy this was ahred with me. sh we had much more time at Busan Jagalchi fish market. We could not see BIFF area, Fish market eat.

  2. Berit Ramstad|2018-10-19

    I really liked everything. Justin was a perfect guide, relaxed but knowledgeble. The driver was so good and the interestings. The tour would be even better if we could stay for the night at Yeosu

  3. Hoffmann de Ccahuana / Rebeca |2018-10-05

    Our tour guide Justin Choi is an excellent tour guide. Explained all the history gave clert good instruetiohs + History lessons. Enjoyed press ceveknece time-. All questions completely to everyone is Tion.

  4. Holger Hagenlocher|2018-08-03

    To see a lot and to learn about Korea history. Pyeongchang, Gwangju museum

  5. Nyako Jocelyn|2018-07-27

    Very paretry historical acted. Both of historical information provided by the tour guide Mr.song. Lots of time to explore the which was great.

  6. Fistel Marla Brett|2018-07-27

    I loved everything about this tour. It was very informative, and interesting aobut Korea & its culture. Extra time in Busan

  7. Cleaver Michael|2018-07-20

    The tour gives me a good introduction of Korea and Korean culture, without having to stop in shops that sell tourist products like cosmetics or ginseng like other tours. Justin's info is concise and informative. The driver has excellent dariving skills. very efficient. Suggest everyone to rent bike at Hahoe folk village during summer season.

  8. Hoang Do Julee|2018-06-22

    More thing Suncheon bay garden! The park is too big was sad I couln't visit all olations.Maybe more education about Korean culture customs.

  9. Kumar Sheril|2018-06-15

    More time to spend busan.

  10. Gillick Katilin|2018-06-08

    We loved all of the hiking, especially the last day in the park.