The Beauty of the Korea Cherry Blossom Discover 9days 8nights

The Beauty of the Korea Cherry Blossom Discover 9days 8nights

Perfect for Explorer & Independent traveler, enjoy a 9Days 8Night driving trip around Korea. This package includes 4-star hotels, one-way KTX from Seoul to Gyeongju.

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.

Kimchi making class

Experience of Trying on Hanbok

Seoul K-Medi Center, Experience K-medi-related health services including a thermomassage bed, K-medi natural facial pack with foot massage, herbal warmth foot bath and aroma therapy.


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at ICN airport ➜ Hotel

Stop At: Incheon International Airport, 272 Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon, South Korea
Welcome to Seoul, the city that never sleeps, but don’t worry you’ll have plenty of time to sleep and overcome your jetlag as we swiftly take you to your hotel from the airport for a day of leisure and comfort in a private car/charter bus prepared at the airport.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Seoul, Seoul
Fashion- and technology-forward but also deeply traditional, this dynamic city mashes up palaces, temples, cutting-edge design, and mountain trails, all to a nonstop K-Pop beat.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Day 2: Seoul ➜ Suwon ➜ Jeonju, Walk back in time. The Landmark of Korean Culture

Stop At: Hwaseong Fortress, 910, Jeongjo-ro, Paldal-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do 16253 South Korea
which is the best of Korean traditional architecture designated as a World cultural heritage by UNESCO. If the mini train is available on the visiting day, we take it to look around Fortress.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jeonju, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do
an important tourist center that is famous for its Korean foods and historic traditional buildings. In May 2012, Jeonju was chosen as a Creative City for Gastronomy as part of UNESCO's Creative Cities Network. This honor recognizes the city's traditional home cooking handed down through generations over thousands of years, its active public and private food research, its system for nurturing talented chefs, and its hosting of distinctive local food festivals

Duration: 1 minute

Stop At: Hanji Museum, 59, Palbok-ro, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 561-723 South Korea
(Korean Traditional Mulberry paper), As Korea’s first museum specializing in paper, it has an extensive collection of 3,000 artifacts and a database documenting the long history and superiority of Hanji (Korean paper). You also get DIY experience to make Korean paper with wooden tools and bring it back home.

Duration: 1 minute

Stop At: Jeonju Hanok Village, Eunhaeng-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do South Korea
the largest Korean Village with various traditional cultural facilities in the downtown area.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Jeonju, 4star hotel

Day 3: Jeonju ➜ Jinhae ➜ Busan, Home to fantastic seafood, second-largest city

Stop At: Gyeonggijeon Shrine, 26, Gyo-dong 1-ga, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 560-070 South Korea
the symbol of Jeonju’s Korean-style village. Gyeong gi jeon is especially beautiful in the autumn. Historical dramas and movies use the surrounding landscape as their background.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum, 74, Hanji-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 55041 South Korea
At the museum, visitors can see the tools and machines used in the making of alcohol and get a closer look at the different types of Korean traditional wine. Some of the most interesting displays at the museum are the alcohol preparation room and the fermentation room. Thanks to speakers located in these two rooms, visitors are able to hear the amplified sounds of the fermentation process.

Duration: 1 minute

Stop At: Jeonju Bibimbap Festival, 20 Hyunmoo 1-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do South Korea
(Rice with Vegetables & Meat). In 2011, it was ranked 40th on the World's 50 most delicious foods readers' poll compiled by CNN Travel. we recommend you enjoy excellent food Bibimbap.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Busan, 4star hotel

Day 4: Busan ➜ Gyeongju, Known as ‘the museum without walls, World Heritages designated by UNESCO

Stop At: Yongdusan Park, 37-55, Yongdusan-gil, Jung-gu, Busan 48950 South Korea
it is called Yongdusan because the shape of the mountain resembles a dragon’s head emerging from the sea.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Busan Tower, 37-30, Yongdusan-gil, Jung-gu, Busan 48950 South Korea
a 120-meter tower that provides a stunning bird’s-eye view of the entire city of Busan, including islands and ships dotted in the distant seas.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jagalchi Market, Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan South Korea
the largest fish market in Korea and a popular “must-go” site for tourists in Busan. The market is beside Nampo Port, so the fish can be kept fresh and delivered quickly. a 120-meter tower that provides a stunning bird’s-eye view of the entire city of Busan, including islands and ships dotted in the distant seas.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Nampo-dong Dried Fish Wholesale Market, 4-1, Yongmi-gil 8beon-gil, Jung-gu, Busan 48984 South Korea
one of Korea’s largest markets; each alleyway is crowded with stalls, and it connects to Bupyeong Market, Kkangtong Market, and other smaller markets. The market stocks such a wide variety of goods, that you can find almost everything you need.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Busan Gamcheon Culture Village, 203, Gamnae 2-ro, Saha-gu, Busan 49368 South Korea
Gamcheon Culture Villiage is formed by houses built in staircase fashion on the foothills of a coastal mountain, earning this village the nickname "Machu Picchu of Busan." Many alleys that cut through this community are vibrantly decorated with murals and sculptures created by the residents.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Gyeongju, 4star hotel

Day 5: Gyeongju ➜ Seoul by High-Speed Train ➜ Mt. Seoraksan, a treat for nature lovers and immerses you in

Stop At: Bulguksa Temple, Bulguksa 385 Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38127 South Korea
also known as “The Buddhist Country Temple”.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Seokguram, 999 Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-400 South Korea
Hermitage, Bulguksa Temple was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Daereungwon Tomb Complex, 9 Gaerim-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38165 South Korea
also known as Tumuli Park which has more than 20 large and small tombs from the Silla Period.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cheomseongdae Observatory, 140-25 Cheomseong-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38170 South Korea
constructed as the lunar calendar, and Tumuli park exhibiting the Royal tombs.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Gyeongju Station, South Korea, 경상북도 경주시 원화로 266(성동동)
Gyeongju KTX rail station, Start of the exploitation of the KTX train (Bullet train) significantly decreased the time to travel anywhere in South Korea.
Now to get to the farthest point by KTX train will only take less than 3 hours. KTX trains operate at a speed of 305 km/hr.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Seoraksan National Park, Sokcho, Gangwon-do South Korea
Seoraksan Mountain is one of Korea's most famous tourist destinations that stretches across several areas including Sokcho, Goseong, Inje, and Yangyang in Gangwon-do. It was designated as Korea's fifth national park in 1970 after the designation of Hallyeohaesang National Park, and as Korea's first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1982. It has been also registered in the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas, which is the global standard of best practice for area-based conservation.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Daepohang-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea
This bustling port has become one of the most popular tourist spots for those in search of the freshest raw fish restaurants.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Sokcho, 4star hotel

Day 6: Mt. Seoraksan ➜ Seoul

Stop At: 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.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gwongeumseong Fortress, Seorak-dong, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 217-120 South Korea
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.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoul 4star hotel

Day 7: Seoul

Stop At: Gyeongbokgung Palace, 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea
Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace is also commonly referred to as the Northern Palace because its location is furthest north when compared to the neighboring palaces of Changdeokgung (Eastern Palace) and Gyeonghuigung (Western Palace) Palace. Gyeongbokgung Palace is arguably the most beautiful, and remains the largest of all five palaces.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Deoksugung, 99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul 04519 South Korea
The reenactment of the original ceremony began from 1996. The gate guardsmen serve their sentry, perform the changing of the guards, and hold a parade. The guards' uniforms, weapons, and accessories as well as their strict ceremonial procedures catch the eyes of passersby, especially foreign tourists. Since it is hard to experience traditional events in such a big city like Seoul, the change of the guards ceremony is a great opportunity. It takes place every day except Tuesday.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bukchon Hanok Village, 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03059 South Korea
Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses, called hanok, that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. The name Bukchon, which literally translates to "northern village," came about as the neighborhood lies north of two significant Seoul landmarks, Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno. Today, many of these hanoks operate as cultural centers, guesthouses, restaurants and tea houses, providing visitors with an opportunity to experience, learn and immerse themselves in traditional Korean culture. As Bukchon Hanok Village is an actual neighborhood with people's homes, visitors are advised to be respectful at all times while looking around.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Museum Kimchikan, 35-4, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu 4~6F, Insadong Maru Building, Seoul 03149 South Korea
Traditional napa cabbage kimchi is the most iconic kimchi dish in Korean cuisine. Learn how to make this kimchi with easy to follow instructions and step-by-step photos! You’ll find surprisingly easy to make delicious kimchi at home.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hanbok Cafe, 249-24, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04564 South Korea
enjoy photos wearing traditional costumes Hanbok.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Namdaemun Market, 21, Namdaemunsijang 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04529 South Korea
the largest and oldest wholesale market in Korea, where we can find practically everything here with affordable prices.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoul, 4star hotel

Day 8: Seoul ⇌ DMZ

Stop At: DMZ, Munsan-eup, Majeong-ri Imjingak Tourist information center, Paju, Gyeonggi-do South Korea
The highlight of today’s tour is the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone).
*Note: Must bring passport for ID check.

Located on each side of 38th parallel, this infamous border was established at the end of the war in 1953 at the signing Panmunjom’s armistice in order to separate North and South Korea.

Upon arrival, proceed to passport security control followed by a short introduction at the United Nations’ camp.

Visit Dora observatory and Dorasan railway station. Discover Imjingak Park with the Memorial, the Liberty Bridge and the bell of unification. Late morning, visit the 3rd tunnel dug into the rock at a depth of 73m and able of moving a full division per hour with their weapons.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Seoul K-Medi Center, 26, Yangnyeongjungang-ro, Dongdaemun-gu Jegi-dong, Seoul 02570 South Korea
Seoul K-Medi Center, Experience K-medi-related health services including a thermomassage bed, K-medi natural facial pack with foot massage, herbal warmth foot bath and aroma therapy.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Insadong, Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea
(Antique cultural street), one of the most memorable attractions in Seoul. It represents the focal point of Korean traditional culture and crafts. Stores in Insadong specialize in a wide variety of goods that can only be purchased or appreciated in Korea.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoul, 4star hotel

Day 9: Seoul ➜ Departure ✈

Stop At: Incheon International Airport, 272 Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon, South Korea
After breakfast, we will enjoy last minute shopping near by hotel, one of the main shopping and tourism districts in Seoul. If you haven’t found anything during our journey, this is the best place for you to purchase souvenirs. In the evening, we will transfer to the airport for our return flight, with unforgettable experiences in Korea, ending our fantastic journey.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not 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"



Duração: 9 Days
Ponto de partida: 1: LOTTE City Hotel Myeongdong, 362 Samil-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
2: Incheon International Airport Terminal, Incheon, South Korea
Traveler pickup is offered
The Local guide picks up from the airport or hotel as stated.

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

  • 8x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Hwaseong Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Hanji Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Gyeonggijeon Shrine
  • Entry/Admission - Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Busan Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Busan Gamcheon Culture Village
  • Entry/Admission - Bulguksa Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Seokguram
  • Entry/Admission - Daereungwon Tomb Complex
  • Entry/Admission - Cheomseongdae Observatory
  • Entry/Admission - Gyeongju Station
  • Entry/Admission - Seoraksan National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Gwongeumseong Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Seoraksan Sinheungsa Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Museum Kimchikan
  • Entry/Admission - Hanbok Cafe
  • Entry/Admission - DMZ
  • Entry/Admission - Seoul K-Medi Center

Não Incluído

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