Korea at a Glance 6days 5nights

Korea at a Glance 6days 5nights

Accommodation: Best selected 4star hotels located in the heart of downtown.

Tour Guide: Best selected Licensed English speaking guides, who are passionate, well-trained, and knowledgeable to create a truly unforgettable experience.

Tour condition: Premium quality Service, Comfort, Hassle-free Travel, Not too rushed.

Split by a border, the Korean Peninsula offers the traveler a dazzling range of experiences, beautiful landscapes and 5000 years of culture and history.

There is so much to explore in Sparkling Korea - from the magnificent scenery, affluent cultural heritage, to the unique customs & traditions. Be inspired in this fantastic Korea experience!


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Incheon airport ➜ Seoul (Incheon)

Stop At: Incheon International Airport, Incheon, South Korea
Local guide meet you at the airport and transfer to hotel check in
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoul (Incheon), 4star hotel

Day 2: Seoul ➜ Mt. Seoraksan, spellbinding landscape vistas of Mt. Seoraksan national parks.

Pass By: Seoraksan National Park, Sokcho, Gangwon-do South Korea
With its highest point, Daecheongbong Peak, located 1,708 m above ground, Seoraksan Mountain is one of the most beautiful mountains in Korea, boasting a variety of colorful flowers in spring, refreshing clear water streams in summer, vibrant autumn foliages in fall, and a scenic snow-covered landscape in winter. With the mountain changing in color according to each season, a visit to Seoraksan Mountain guarantees a picturesque landscape any time of the year.

Hangyeryeong and Misiryryeong serve as a boundary line dividing Oeseorak (Outer Seorak), located towards the East Sea, and Naeseorak (Inner Seorak). The Oeseorak is a home to gigantic waterfalls such as Biryong Falls, Oryeon Falls, and Towangseong Falls as well as notable rock formations such as Ulsanbawi Rock and Geumgang Cave. Convenient facilities are gathered around Seorak-dong, making the area one of the busiest region within Seoraksan National Park. Noteworthy hiking courses include Biseondae-Madeungryeong course and Biseondae-Cheonbuldong-Daecheonbong Peak course.

Stop At: Gwongeumseong Fortress, Seorak-dong, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 217-120 South Korea
We will take a cable car to go up to Gwongeumseong Castle, Gwongeumseong Fortress is the site of a castle ruins located on Seoraksan Mountain, and it is also known as Mt. Onggeumsan Castle, or Toto Castle. It is located on the steep Dolsan Mountain of Seoraksan Sogongwon area. It is believed to have been built by the 23rd King of the Goryeo Period (918-1392), Gojong (r. 1213-1259). It is also called Gwon-Kim Castle, as there is a legend that two generals named Gwon and Kim, built the castle to avoid war.

At the left side of Sogongwon, past the Biryonggyo Bridge over the ravine, there is a path which leads to Gwongeumseong Castle, but it takes over an hour of travel through a steep, rocky path (2.5km), so cable car is used. The cable car was installed by Dr. Gi-Sup Lee in 1971 and is still used by many tourists. It runs from 7 a.m. to 6 or 6:30 p.m., departing every 7 minutes, and you can only purchase round-trip tickets at the ticket counter for that day.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Seoraksan Sinheungsa Temple, 1137 Seoraksan-ro, Seorak-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea
Sinheungsa (신흥사) is a short 10min walk away from the entrance to Sogongwon. In fact, many visit because of its close proximity to Sogongwon. Sinheungsa is a temple which used to be called Hyangseongsa, built by Jajangyulsa (590~658), who traveled to famous mountains all over the nation, in Queen Jindeok’s (-~654) 6th year of reign. It was destroyed and rebuilt many times since.

On the path to Sinheungsa, there is a great bronze statue called Bronze Jwabul Statue, which is well over 10 meters high. Just beyond the statue, which is on a granite terrace, there is a bridge to the right called Hyeonsugyo, which was newly built for crossing the ravine. Past the bridge there is a long stone wall with a Cheongwang door, and you can enter the temple. At the entrance there are four Cheonwang (king) statues (Jiguk Cheonwang with a sword, Damun Cheonwang with a lute, Gwangmok Cheonwang with a tower, and Jeungjang Cheonwang with a dragon), placed on either side. The Buddhist statues at Sinheungsa were placed here during the founding days of Seongjeongsa, and include the statues Mireukbosal, Gwaneumbosal and Seji which were sculpted by Uisang Daesa. The buildings which were built during that time are still standing, like the sanctuary, main temple, Myeongbujeon, Bojaeru, and Chilseonggak, etc. There is also an important cultural property, Treasure No. 443, called Hyangseongsaji, a three-story stone tower.

You can reach the Ulsan boulder by following the wall outside Sinheungsa. Sinheungsa is an ancient temple with deep historical significance, and many tourists come because of its beautiful scenery.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Central Buddhist Museum, 45, Gyeonji-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea
which is well over 10 meters high. Just beyond the statue, which is on a granite terrace, there is a bridge to the right called Hyeonsugyo, which was newly built for crossing the ravine.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Daepohang Fish Market, South Korea, Gangwon-do, Sokcho-si, Daepo-dong, 대포항희망길 59
Daepohang Port it is said that the Seorak Mountains and the East Sea are gifts from nature. The port is filled with raw fish restaurants and a live fish market containing eel, flatfish, flounder, yellowtail, and plethora of other high-end seafood.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoraksan, 4star hotel

Day 3: Seoraksan ➜ Suwon - Seoul, Fashion and technology forward but also deeply traditional.

Stop At: Cafe farm, 38-5 Osan-ri, Mohyeon-myeon, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
We visit fruit farm and you can pick up the fruit - strawberry, apple, ...
Then you enjoy the fruits you picked up and bring back to hotel
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Korean Folk Village, 90, Minsokchon-ro, Giheung-gu, Yongin, Gyeonggi-do 17075 South Korea
located in Yongin city. Visitors can see how people lived in the Joseon era. Thanks to the reproduced farmhouse, commoner’s house, government office, school, marketplace, and noble’s house (Yangban), the village is a good place to start and see the history of Korea.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dongdaemun Market, Jung-gu, Seoul South Korea
Dongdaemun Market is a large commercial district comprised of traditional markets and shopping centers that covers the entire area around Dongdaemun Gate, a prominent landmark in Korea. It is Korea’s largest wholesale and retail shopping district featuring 26 shopping malls, 30,000 speciality shops, and 50,000 manufacturers. All kinds of goods can be found here including silks and fabric, clothes, shoes and accessories, electronics, leather goods, sporting goods, office supplies, pet products and toys.

Although Dongdaemun Market is traditionally famous for its night market, this popular shopping district attracts hordes of shoppers and tourists at all times of day. Like Namdaemun Market, Dongdaemun Market sells a variety of products, but unlike Namdaemun Market, it is open 24-hours a day. The powerful appeal of Dongdaemun Market stems from the fact that you can buy everything you need at a reasonable price, in one convenient location and at anytime. Most major wholesalers and retailers are here along with specialist outlets focusing on the youth market, making Dongdaemun Market the best place to find the latest fashions at bargain prices. Dongdaemun’s famous food alley, Mukja Golmok, is also essential for anyone wanting to check out the latest trends in Korean cuisine.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoul, 4star hotel, located in the heart of downtown

Day 4: Seoul City Tour

Stop At: Gyeongbokgung Palace, 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea
to experience the most representative edifices of the Joseon Dynasty (more than 500 years old)
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: National Folk Museum of Korea, 37 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03045 South Korea
to see Korean Unique culture as well as people’s lifestyle in the olden days.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cheongwadae Sarangchae, 152 Hyoja-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-033 South Korea
Cheong Wa Dae is comprised of the Main Office, Yeongbingwan (State Guest House), Chunchugwan (Spring and Autumn) Hall, Nokjiwon Garden, Mugunghwa (Rose of Sharon) Hill, and Chilgung Palace. It is interesting to see that all the buildings are unique and beautifully designed, built in the traditional Korean style. Just outside the premises is Cheongwadae Sarangchae, an exhibition hall showing the history of Cheong Wa Dae and the Korean presidency, as well as gifts received by heads of State over the years. The hall is open free to all visitors.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Maruzon Kimchi Market, 1543-2 Gayang-dong 2002 Plaza B1, Gangseo-gu, Seoul 157-200 South Korea
We join the DIY Kimchi-making class and take photos in the Korean Traditional outfit Hanbok.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoul, 4star hotel in the heart of downtown

Day 5: Free day - free at leisure

Stop At: Myeongdong Shopping Street, Jung-gu, Seoul South Korea
One of the most popular cultural and fashion street near by hotel
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Insadong, Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea
One of the most popular antique cultural street in Korea
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoul, 4star hotel in the heart of downtown

Day 6: Seoul ➜ Incheon airport, with many wonderful memories to share with family and friends.

Stop At: Incheon Airport Cultureport, Millennium Hall and the Departure Floor, Incheon South Korea
Incheon airport for departure
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Tour itinerary can be switched by flight schedule or situation caused."
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Horário de Início:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Korea at a Glance 6days 5night
6/4/2019 - 10/11/2023
Monday - Sunday : 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
6/4/2019 - 10/11/2023
Monday - Sunday : 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Duração: 6 Days
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels in the city center and airport

Airports

  • Incheon Intl Airport, 272 Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon South Korea
  • Gimpo Intl Airport, 112 Haneul-gil, Gangseo-gu, Seoul South Korea


Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluído

  • 5x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Gwongeumseong Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Seoraksan Sinheungsa Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Central Buddhist Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Cafe farm
  • Entry/Admission - Korean Folk Village
  • Entry/Admission - Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Entry/Admission - National Folk Museum of Korea
  • Entry/Admission - Maruzon Kimchi Market

Não Incluído

  • Lunch and Dinner

Instalações


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