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Best of South Korea

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Best of South Korea

On this trip, you’ll experience the bustling city of Seoul plus visits to authentic folk villages, overnight stays in unique Korean temples, and the markets of Busan. Not only that, you will learn about the sombre and remarkable history of North and South Korea and take an excursion to the Demilitarized Zone separating the two.      

  • Style: Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
  • Duration: 8 days/7 nights
  • Starts in: Seoul
Guide Price £1486
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Highlights:
  • Seoul
  • Gyeongju-si
  • Busan
Itinerary:

Day 1 Seoul      
Arrive at any time and make your own way to your hotel.      

Day 2 Seoul      
Enjoy a walking tour in the bustling metropolis where modern skyscrapers, high-tech subways and pop culture meet Buddhist temples and street markets. Visit Gyengbokgung Palace, the National Folklore Museum, Jogyesa Temple, Bukchon Hanok Village and Insadong alley.      

Day 3 Seoul    
Visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea. With over a million soldiers on watch each day, it is one of the last remnants of the Cold War.    

Day 4 Seoul to Gyeongju-si      
Travel to Gyeongju and visit the UNESCO-listed sites of Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple on an included tour.

Day 5 Gyeongju-si to Busan      
Take a day trip to Yangdong Folk Village, a UNESCO site, before continuing to Busan to visit the Haedong Yonggungsa Temple and relaxing with a trip to Haeundae Beach and Dongbaek Island (APEC House).    

Day 6 Busan    
Visit the bustling Jagalchi fish market, Gukjesijang market, and Yongdusan Park, before an overnight in a local temple.    

Day 7 Busan to Seoul    
Enjoy a final morning in Busan before returning to Seoul by train. Visit the Namdaemun Market and N Seoul Tower in the afternoon, then have some free time for your final evening in Seoul.      

Day 8 Seoul      
Your tour ends this morning.

Departs:
Selected departures Mar - Jun & Aug - Oct 2020.      

Prices
Guide Price £1486
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Inclusions
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation & 1 night multi-share
  • 7 breakfasts & 1 dinner
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/08/2019 to 31/12/2020. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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