WEstern Korea in 6 Days

Duration: 6 Days 5 Nights

Visiting: Seoul, Gongju, Daejeon, Jeonju, Gwangju, Boseong, Suncheon, Yeosu, Jinju

Departure: Every Friday

Blackout Dates: 1/24,12/25/2020

Minimum persons: 1 Person

Overview: A tour of the Western part of Korea brimming with Korea great cuisine and beautiful scenery. The Western Korea 6 Days tour will take you to the best foods of Korea and delightful cultural experiences of famous areas. Experienced guides will escort you throughout the course for a food and culture-rich trip.

Itinerary (B: Breakfast / L: Lunch / D: Dinner / X: No Meal)

Day 1 (Fri): Seoul (X/X/X)

Upon arrival at Incheon International airport, your driver will greet you with a name board and take you to your hotel safely by private basis. (Sole travellers will be guided to a regular Limousine Bus for the transfer.) After you check in, the rest of the day is free at leisure.

(*Hotel check in will be available after 2pm.)

Accommodation: TMark Grand Hotel Myeongdong or Similar (4 Star)

Day 2 (Sat): Seoul - Gongju - Daejeon (B/L/D)

After breakfast, meet tour guide at hotel. Leave for Gongju, the ancient capital of Baekje Kingdom (18BC - 660AD). Experience meditation & conversation over tea with a monk at Magoksa Temple, a representative temple surrounded by a mountain and rivers in Chungnam Province.

Next, visit Tomb of Muryeong King with the wall painting drawn on the number six tomb.

Then continue to move on to Gongsanseong Fortress, a mountain castle which was established during the Baekje Period. You will enjoy archery experience there.

Transfer to Daejeon which is a hub city of Korea and famous for its hot springs.

After hotel check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure in your hotel and the indoor spa offering high quality natural waters.

Gongju Lunch: Korean Set Menu with steamed rice wrapped in a Lotus Leaf

Daejen Dinner: Chopped noodle dish 'Kalguksu' and Dumplings

Accommodation: Hotel InterCiti Daejeon or Similar (4 Star)

Day 3 (Sun): Daejeon - Jeonju - Jinan - Gwangju (B/L/D)

After breakfast, transfer to Jeonju Hanok Village with over 800 traditional Korea houses. The village is famous among tourists because of its atmosphere that strongly contrast with the modern city around it.

Choose your preferred Hanbok, Korean National Costume and make a special memory wearing Hanbok with your companions.

You will explore Gyeonggijeon Shrine which was erected in 1410 and holds the portrait of King Tae-jo, the founder of the Joseon Dynasty.

Afterward you will have Jeonju Bibimbab lunch and taste Makkolli (Korean traditional Wine) at a local restaurant.

Then, visit Tapsa Temple in Jinan, famous for the over 80 stone pagodas built by Lee Gapyong, a retired scholar.

Next, leave for Gwangju located in the southwest corner of Korea for overnight.

Jeonju Lunch: Jeonju Bibimbap and Tteokgalbi

Gwangju Dinner: Vietnamese style Beef Shabu Shabu

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Gwangju or Similar (5 Star)

Day 4 (Mon): Gwangju - Boseong - Suncheon - Yeosu (B/L/D)

After breakfast, visit Boseong Green Tea Plantation that is very beautiful, full of green tea fields and cedar trees. You will also have a chance to taste Boseong Green Tea.

Next, visit Suncheon Naganeupseong Folk Village where you can observe the daily dwellings indigenous to the south provincial area.

Then explore Suncheonman Bay, thickly covered with reeds taller than a full-grown man and then stop by Yongsan Observatory to see the bay's beautiful view.

Finally, move to Yeosu, one of the country's most picturesque port cities especially at night. Celebrate the night in Yeosu by watching the view of the seaside village.

Suncheon Lunch: Korean Set Menu with Dried Corvina Set meal and Vegetable pancake

Yeosu Dinner: Grilled Smoked Duck and Grilled Seafood (or Pizza and pasta)

Accommodation: Hidden Bay Hotel, Yeosu or Similar (5 Star)

Day 5 (Tue): Yeosu - Jinju - Seoul (B/L/X)

After breakfast, take Yeosu Cable Car offering the safe yet thrilling experience with the gondola to operate over seawater. Enjoy the scenery of downtown Yeosu and the archipelago around the old seaport.

Next, visit Jinjuseong Fortress which is historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592.

Jinju Lunch: Bulgoggi stew

Return to Seoul around 18:00.

Transfer to Seoul and drop off service at T-Mark Grand Hotel.

After check in on own, free at leisure.

Accommodation: TMark Grand Hotel Myeongdong or Similar (4 Star)

Day 6 (Wed): Seoul - Depart to next destination (B/X/X)

After breakfast, meet local driver at hotel lobby and transfer to Incheon international airport by private basis. Depart to your next destination.

(*Hotel check out time will be 12:00 noon and hotel breakfast is available from 7am.)

PRICE: US$1190 per person - based on 2 sharing a room and airport transfers.

SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: US$440

SOLE TRAVELLER: Please Enquire

This tour operates with a minimum of 1 person.

Inclusions:

  • 4-5 Star hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfer service
  • Transport by Mini-van, Mini-bus, and/or Coach
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Meals in the itinerary
  • Admission fees in the itinerary
  • Luggage (PerPerson): 1 Luggage, 1 Carry-on
  • Gratuities

Exclusions:

  • Round-trip international air ticket
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Service beyond the itinerary
  • Personal expenses throughout the tour

Notes:

  • The itinerary/accommodation is subjects to change due to local circumstances.
  • This is a group joining tour and people are from all English speaking countries.
  • Additional black-out dates may apply without notice.
  • Children must share room with 2 adults to receive the child rates.
  • No Partial refund for missing breakfast due to early departure flight schedule.
  • Transportation: Mini-van (1-4 people) or Mini coach (5-9 people) or Large-sized coach (10 or more people)
  • Single Room Supplement Charge is for any odd number of guest or guest who requests single room. Local drivers do not speak English.
  • Your group may be joined with other tour groups during the tour. Please make a note that your seat assignment may be changed once other groups join the tour.

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