9-Day Panoramic South Korea
Tour Style: Private Tour (No Join-in Group Tour)
- Explore the old Korean culture and history in Bukcheon Hanok Village
- Get to know a detail history of Korean War when visiting the DMZ
- Enjoy the stunning landscape along to the Seokguram Grotto
- Overlook the colorful vegetation and the remains of the volcanic eruption at the Seongsan Sunrise Peak
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- Day 1
Upon your arrival at Inchon airport, your driver guide will greet you and then drive you to the hotel. Check in and have some free time to recover from the jet lag.
- Day 2
After breakfast, you will step inside the charming Gyeongbokgung Palace, and then visit the National Folk Museum, a showcase of ancient Korean people’s daily lives. Next, stroll around the ancient lanes of Bukcheon Hanok traditional village, and mingle with city residents in the vibrant Insadong Alley and Gwangjang Traditional Market.
Note: Gyeongbok Palace is closed on Tuesday and a visit to Changdeokgung Palace will be arranged on that day.
- Day 3
Today you will take an exciting excursion to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and Panmunjeom, which are most notably known for the peace talks that were held here on October 25, 1951 and were designated as the Joint Security Area on July 27, 1953 when the armistice agreement was signed.
Note: Join in coach tour only, not operated on Sunday and Monday; Children under 12 not allowed to attend Panmumjeom part.
- Day 4
Transfer to Andong in the morning. Spend the day exploring Mask Museum and Andong Hahoe Folk Village, which conserves many cultural heritages showing Korean traditional living cultures and ancient architectural styles.
Transfer to Gyeongju, the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Shilla dynasty.
- Day 5
This full day tour takes you to the Royal Tumuli Park, displaying a collection of royal Shilla tombs; Anapji Pond, where royal families relaxed and enjoyed themselves; and Cheomseongdae Observatory, the world’s earliest known existing observatory. Seokguram Grotto, one of the Asia's finest Buddhist shrines, surrounded by Bodhisattvas and guardian deities. Bulguksa Temple, one of Korea's best well-known temples. Visit Gyeongju National museum & Shilla Pottery Kiln. Transfer onward to Busan by car.
- Day 6
The day begins at Yongdusan Park, a greenery on a hill in the heart of Busan. Continue to visit lively Jagalchi Fish Market, the largest fish market of South Korea. And then take a walk around the Taejongdae Pavilion and Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, a calm serenity temple on the edge of a cliff. Fly to Jeju Island after the tour.
- Day 7
In the morning, you will take an exciting 90 - minute underwater Submarine excursion. The afternoon tour takes you to visit the Jeju folk village with over 300 traditional houses and meet friendly island people, Sangumburi crater, one of three major craters on the island and Seongsan sunrise peak, at the top is a huge crater.
- Day 8
Transfer to Jeju domestic airport for your flight to Seoul. You will have a leisurely afternoon to explore the city as you wish.
- Day 9
You will have free time on your own before the airport transfer for your onward flight.
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