Discover Eastern Korea - 4 Days
On the first day of this tour we travel to Jinju, where we visit the Jinjuseong Fortress. We then move on to the biggest port in Korea, Busan. In Busan, we take a tour to see sights including Nurimaru APEC House, Dongbaekseom, and the Centum City Shopping Mall, where you will find the largest department store on the planet!
In the morning of day 2 we leave Busan for Ulsan, to explore Ulgi Park - a seaside attraction situated on the east coast.
Continuing to Gyeongju, we take in the Bulguksa Temple, the Gyeongju National Museum, Anapji Pond and finally Tumuli Park.
Next day, day 3, we head for Andong and the Hahoe Village. Moving on we drive to Wonju, and the Hanji Theme Park. After a lesson in the manufacture of traditional Korean paper, we head for Pyeongchang, where we rest overnight.
On day four, we continue our tour, travelling to Gangneung, where we call in at the Jumunjin Fish Market. This is followed by a trip to Yangyang for a short trek to enjoyy this scenic location. Lunch is followed by a return to Seoul, arriving back early in the evening.
This tour starts and ends in Seoul. Accommodation for additional nights in Seoul, either before or after the tour, may be added by request.
Day 1 (Tuesday) - Seoul - Jinju - Busan
Meet tour guide at hotel lobby.
The first stop is Jinjuseong Fortress, historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592.
Afterward, transfer to Busan and visit Igidae Park, the coastal walking path, famous for its panoramic view of Marine city and Gwangan Bridge.
The rest of the day is free for you to explore Haeundae Beach. You may spend the evening exploring the cafes and pubs, as well as Haeundae Market.
After dinner, check in to hotel and remainder of the day is free at leisure.
Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation at Novotel Ambassador Busan or similar ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Day 2 (Wednesday) - Busan - Ulsan - Gyeongju
After breakfast, head to Ulsan and pass through the world's largest single automobile plant.
Visit Daewangam Park, littered with rocks carved into interesting shapes by the wind and ocean.
Next, explore Bulguksa Temple, the representative relic designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in Gyeongju
Explore too Gyeongju National Museum and Daereungwon Tomb Complex.
Before you head to Cheomseongdae Observatory, choose your preferred Hanbok, Korean National Costume and make a special memory wearing Hanbok with your companions.
Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants. After hotel check in, the rest of the day is at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
Accommodation at Hilton Gyeongju, or similar ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Day 3 (Thursday) - Gyeongju - Andong - Wonju - Pyeongchang
After breakfast, transfer to from Gyeongju to Andong and visit Andong Hahoe village, home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan and well-known for its traditional houses.
Then, transfer to Wonju and visit Hanji Theme Park where you can get a chance to experience the Hanji making process.
Then, transfer to Pyeongchang.
Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants. After hotel check in, rest of the day is at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
Accommodation at Intercontinental Alpensia Pyeongchang Resort, or similar ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Day 4 (Friday) - Pyeongchang - Gangneung - Yangyang - Seoul
After breakfast, this morning explore Jumunjin Seafood Market, including a variety of fresh seafood caught on the East Coast.
For the next stop, transfer to Yangyang for a short hike of Mt. Seorak. After the hike, transfer to Seoul.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
**The above itinerary is subject to change due to local circumstances.
**This is a join-in group tour. People from all over the world may join this tour.
Accommodation at 4-5 star hotels at each area based on double or twin room sharing
Meals: Breakfasts at hotels, lunches & dinners at local restaurants as indicated in the itinerary
English speaking tour guide
US$ 835 per person- based on 2 sharing a room.
Single Supplement: US$ 240
This tour operates with a minimum of 2 persons.