South Korea , officially the Republic of Korea "The Great Country of the Han People" , is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is derived from Goryeo, a dynasty which ruled in the Middle Ages. It shares land borders with North Korea to the north, and oversea borders with China to the west and Japan to the east. South Korea lies in the north temperate zone with a predominantly mountainous terrain. It comprises an estimated 50 million residents distributed over 99,392 km2 (38,375 sq mi).The capital and largest city is Seoul, with a population of 10 million.
What is included in the tour
- Domestic train fare
- Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
- Private English-speaking guide(s)
- Air-conditioned transfers
- Entrance fees to tourist sites
What is NOT included in the tour
- Entry Visa Fees
- Personal expenses of any nature
- Supplement for guides other than English
- Anything else not included in the itinerary
Is this for you?
For those who wish to visit a lesser-visited part of Asia with an intriguing recent history, long-held traditions and a modern outlook on life.
Good to know
• All departures are guaranteed
• For guests over 16 (unless travelling on a private journey)
• Average group size of 10 guests
• A maximum of 16 guests.
What to expect
• If you have a special diet, including vegetarianism, you should notify us prior to travel
• The Panmunjeom tour at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) on Day 4 is subject to cancellation at short notice. In these cases a visit to Seoul’s war memorial museum and Itaewon Alley will be included instead.
Accommodation on tour
We have selected quality city hotels that are perfectly located for local exploration as well as offering a comfortable base for post-excursion relaxation. In Seoul you'll stay at the sleek Courtyard Seoul Namdaemun which opened in mid 2016 and is located in Myeong-dong, the city's main shopping district, just a few minutes from two metro stations. In Gyeongju your hotel is located close to the pretty Bomun Lake on the outskirts of the city.
Day 1 : Arrival
Arrive in Seoul. Upon arrival, there will be meet and greet at the airport and then you will be taken to the hotel for check-in. Rest of the day at leisure. In the evening, you will proceed to K-Pop Experience- Mnet TV Studio Tour And Live Show. Enjoy watching a taping of Comedy Big League, Korea’s popular gag-comedy show. You can sit in on a taping of MCountdown, a show highlighting the latest in trendy K-pop music. Overnight in Seoul.
Day 2 : Seoul
After breakfast, you will enjoy a full day of Seoul sightseeing on this combination bike and walking tour. You can see the famous sites such as the pedal past Deoksu Palace, Seoul City Hall, and Hangang Park, and the Seoul Museum of History, Gyeongbokgung Palace. You'll also explore the Insadong and Dongdaemun markets. Overnight in Seoul.
Day 3 : Seoul
After Breakfast, you will proceed to full day tour to Nami Island and Petite France. Enjoy the natural beauty and see the shooting region of famous Korean television drama, Winter Sonata. After lunch, we proceed towards Petite France village to closely view the attractions of French culture along with the experience of local food, lifestyle, and culture. Overnight in Seoul.
Day 4 : Seoul-Gyeongju
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the railway station to take a train to Gyeongju. Depart by Express Train. Our tour guide will meet you at the station and then will transfer you to the hotel. After that, you will visit the Anapji Pond and Bulguksa Temple. Overnight in Gyeongju.
Day 5 : Departure
Breakfast in the hotel. Morning will be free. You will check out from the hotel by noon and transferred to the airport for your onward journey. Have a nice flight!