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South Korea

South Korea Holidays


South Korea is a captivating blend of old and new – a country where towering skyscrapers and the latest technology sit side by side with historic monuments and traditional cultures.

Seoul is every inch the modern capital and boasts the latest in shopping and entertainment as well as traditional markets and historic palaces.
The narrow streets of Insadong, are brimming with art galleries, shops and tearooms and the city boasts one of the largest and oldest traditional markets in the country.

To the north, the Demilitarised Zone, 2 mile wide strip of no-man’s land that has acted as a buffer zone between the two Koreas since 1953, provides a fascinating insight into one of the last remnants of the Cold War.

Gyeongju, “The Museum without walls”, was once the capital of the Shilla Kingdom and is home to no less than 3 World Heritage sites and beautiful mountain scenery dazzling temples and ancient landmarks.

The volcanic island of Jeju is renowned for its natural beauty and is South Korea’s premiere holiday destination with spectacular panoramas from Sunrise Peak and the beautiful Sangumburi Crater, Yongduam Rock and Dragon Pond.

OUR HOLIDAYS TO SOUTH KOREA

Best of South Korea
8 days / 7 nights
from £1,486
  • Seoul
  • Gyeongju-si
  • Busan

  • South Korea Highlights
    10 days / 9 nights
    from £1,809
  • Seoul
  • DMZ
  • Gangneung
  • Andong Hahoe
  • Suncheon

  • When is the best time to visit South Korea?

    South Korea Climate Guide
    Seoul

    JAN

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    FEB

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    6h  3cm

    MAR

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    10
    7h  5cm

    APR

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    17
    8h  10cm

    MAY

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    23
    8h  9cm

    JUN

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    26
    7h  13cm

    JUL

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    28
    6h  36cm

    AUG

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    29
    6h  29cm

    SEP

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    25
    7h  15cm

    OCT

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    7h  5cm

    NOV

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    5h  5cm

    DEC

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    5h  2cm
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    South Korea Fast Facts

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    Time Zone

    GMT
    +9 hours

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    Flight Time to South Korea

    Approx
    11 hours

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    Currency

    Won

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    Recommended Immunisations

    None

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    Trailfinders Travel Insurance

    Enjoy comprehensive cover in South Korea from just £65 for 7 days with our superb value Single Trip Travel Insurance.

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