Holidays

Around Seoul

Around Seoul

Purpose: Short stay, Discovery, Culture
No. of days: 4 days - 3 nights
First & Last Cities: Seoul
Other cities: DMZ, Folk Village
Starting cost: $1,239
 
Day 1: Seoul
Upon arrival at Seoul international airport you’ll be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free.
 
Day 2: Seoul
After breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and start your full-day Seoul tour at Gyeongbok Palace, a large complex comprising numerous buildings, one of which is the National Folk Museum that sits in the northern section. The museum encompasses three interconnected buildings (If today is a Tuesday you’ll visit Deoksu Palace instead because Gyeongbok Palace is closed). After the palace tour continue to Jogyesa Temple the main Buddhist temple in Korea. Visit Insadong Antique Alley and enjoy a walking tour and shopping at Bukchon Hanok Village. Then go to the top of Seoul Tower on Mt. Namsan for a bird’s eye view of the city. The last stop is Namdaemun market where most of the goods are made directly by the storeowners. The site of busy shoppers bustling around the market creates a unique scene that attracts tourists worldwide. Return to the hotel. In the evening dinner at a local restaurant with Pork BBQ (Samgyeopsal) with SOJU, or Chicken and Beer. [B/D]
 
Day 3: Seoul (DMZ or Folk Village)
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. For the day activities choose which tour you’d prefer to take:
 
Tour of the DMZ*
You’ll be transferred to Paju City to start your DMZ tour. Visit Imjingak Park, Unification Village, Dora Observatory and station and the 3rd tunnel. Return to Seoul. In the evening, you will be treated to a traditional cultural performance at Korea House followed by dinner (Korean table d’hote).
*  Note: DMZ tour does not operate on Mondays and public holidays.
 
Folk Village Tour
Visit a Korean Folk village outside Seoul and experience the old traditional Korean houses and life style of the 18th and 19th centuries followed by a meeting with people living in the village. This is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in real Korean culture.
 
Return to Seoul for a Korea House traditional show with Korean typical dinner. Transfer to your hotel for overnight. [B/D]
 
Day 4: Seoul (Departure)
Breakfast at the hotel and some free time depending on your flight schedule. At the appointed time you’ll be picked-up and transferred to the airport to board a flight to your next destination. [B]
 
[B] = Breakfast | [B/D] = Breakfast and Dinner


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Tour includes
  • Private arrival and departure transfers
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Meals
    • Breakfast daily
    • 2 dinners
  • Private Seoul city tour
  • DMZ Tour or
  • Folk Village Tour
  • Entrance fees for sites visited
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Transportation by A/C vehicle
  • All local taxes
Not included in tour
  • International or domestic airfares
  • Taxes related to airfares
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional tours and activities
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Extras and gratuities
  • Early check-in, late check-out Expenses of personal nature
  • Any service not specifically listed under "included” 

Hotels in your Tour

City Hotel Name Tripadvisor
Superior Tourist Class
Seoul Ibis Ambassador Insadong 4
First Class
Seoul Ninetree Premier Myeongdong II 4.5

Hotel will be confirmed at time of booking


Tour Pricing

Season Double Single
Superior Tourist Class
Jan-Dec 2020 $1,239 $1,429
First Class
Jan-Dec 2020 $1,319 $1,555
Prices are per person and may change without notice
Prices are valid up to 12/22/20 except for Sep. 29 – Oct 3
Minimum 2 passengers
 
Tour Code: KR02SEL20HP