KR016 Western Conque

KR016 Western Conquest of Korea (5Days/FRI)  

GoodsCode

KR016

Duration

Every Friday, 5D4N

Price

USD979

Overview



Include

Hotel & Breakfast(4*~5*), Bilingual speaking guide, Transfer (vehicle is subject to the size of group), Admission, Lunch(Only Day4&Day5)


Exclude

Tipping for the guide and driver(US$10per day/person will be recommended), Optional tour fee, Personal  Expenses. Travel insurance, All not to be mentioned above itinerary. (lunch / dinner) 

Domestic Flights,(Busan > Jeju > Seoul  US$230 PP)

Domestic Flights,(Busan > Jeju > Seoul) Reservation

https://www.k-shuttle.com/Goods/SelectSchedule.aspx?sScheduleID=10620


General

* Surcharge, USD300per/person will be added during high peak season.
 (high peak season single surcharge: US$700)

* Confirmed schedule & hotels are subject to change due to local circumstance as like weather, traffic, big events and season,

* Above programs are based on joint Sit-in-Coach guided by bilingual speaking guide (English-Korean)

* Above programs are operated on fixed day as above with min.2pax but please contact us for confirmed date

 (Closed on Lunar New Year holiday 5~10FEB 2016 , Korean Thanks-Giving holiday 11~17SEP 2016 )

* Final booked number of pax can be subject to season or date.  

* Size of vehicle is subject to number of Pax on the travelling date
 ( Van : Up to 6pax / Mini-bus : Up to 15pax / Coach bus : Up to max. 42pax )

* Kindly note that we have no responsibility for your personal incidents and losses during all the tours.

* Luggage information : Depend group size the vehicle compartment has specific space, please bring only one luggage for each person. When your luggage is bigger than the regular size or bring luggage in excess of one bag, you should email us to get a guidance about handling luggage by email to us previously.


Price

* Above price is based on per person with twin(double) or triple sharing room and single surcharge will be applied for single room.

* Child (24month~12yrs) sharing a room with 2 adults without extra-bed is 80% of adult / Child with extra bed is same as adult.  


Cancellation policy

Group (more than 10 persons) > Paid 90days ~ 1month : 30% / 1month ~ 15days : 50% / 15days ~arrival date : 100%

FITs (less than 9 persons)> Paid deposit~14days : 10%  / 14days ~ 8days : 20% / 1week ~ arrival date : 100%


OPERATION

• 2020 High Peak Season : 1MAY, 17JUL, 24JUL, 31JUL, 7AUG, 14AUG

• 2020 Closing Date : Lunar New Year(24JAN), Korean Thanks Giving(2OCT)


Schedule

Day 1

Meeting and Departure

• Meeting at parking lot next to Dongwha duty free shop at exit number 6of Gwanghwamun subway station at 8am

   Address : 149, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul

• Transfer to Gongju (1h30m)

Gongju Tour

• Tomb of King Muryeong 

Songsan-ri Tombs and Royal Tomb of King Muryeong (AD462-523) containsrepresentative relics of the Baekje Dynasty period (AD234~678). The Songsan-riTombs contain the graves of kings while Baekje's capital was Gongju, and it isbelieved to have 10 such graves. Only seven graves have been discovered sofar. 

The popular Tomb of King Muryeong is the 7th tomb, the resting place forBaekje's 25th King Muryeong and his queen. This tomb was discoveredaccidentally when installing pipes to protect tombs number 5 and 6 from beingflooded. The tomb is very unusual in the way it was built with bricks like 6thtomb and in what it houses like many national treasures inside, supplyingprecious research materials to the scholars studying Baekje culture.

  

• Gongsanseong Fortress

Located in Gongju-si (city), it is a mountain castle established during theBaekje. You can enjoy the breathtaking view of the Geumgang riverside righthere. Follow the trail path a little further up then Imryugak Pavilion appearing,known as the largest of its kind within the fortress. It is worth to visit forits historical and cultural significance, and also for the fantastic sight. 


Jeonju Hanok Village

• Jeonju Hanok Village

While the rest of city has been industrialized,Hanok Village retains its historical charms and traditions. It is particularly gorgeous for its unique roofedges, which are slightly raised to the sky.A part of Hanok (traditional Korean house) is setaside so that tourists can experience traditional Korean life at Hanok LifeExperience Hall. The food provided here is folkloristic like bibimbap, the most well-known dishin Korea, adding to the conventional ambience. 

 

 

Check Into Your Hotel and Leisure Time

HOTEL : Jeonju Ramada  +82-63-711-9000  ( www.ramadajeonju.com) or similar 

Day 2

Breakfast

Breakfast at your hotel

May 18th National Cemetery

• May 18th National Cemetery

Visit to May 18th NationalCemetery, located in front of MudeungsanMountain, the symbol of freedom and democracy, and the graves of victims duringthe contention for democracy in May 1980. Victims were carried by handcarts andgarbage trucks to be buried. In 1997 the cemetery was exhumed and reburied atthis memorial. May 18th has become a regional holiday of commemorating thepeople's desire for democracy. 

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Suncheon Tour

• Suncheon Bay Garden

The Suncheon Bay Garden was established in order toturn 1.12 square kilometers of natural habitat into a conservation area, whereit houses over 505 species of trees and 113 species of flowers. Especially, thenumerous groups of tulips and royal azaleas are truly a sight to see. Besides, thenearby 30,000-square-meter field of canola flowers are in full bloom in May,creating breathtakingly beautiful yellow "wave" with trees makinggreat shades of canopy for the area.


• Suncheonman Bay Wetland Reserve

Suncheonman Bay's reedfield covers a total area of approximately 495,867, encompassing the regions of Gyoryang-dong andDaedae-dong in Suncheon as well as Haeryong-myeon's Jungheung-ri, Haechang-ri,and Seonhak-ri. The reed field starts from the confluence of Dongcheon andIsacheon Streams, and stretches along both sides of the stream forapproximately 3 kilometers until it reaches the main reed colony at SuncheonmanBay. The reed fields in Suncheonman Bay are thickly covered with reeds tallerthan a full-grown man. It is the biggest colony of reeds in Korea. The scene ofthe entire field swaying in the wind is like watching waves on the sea.Suncheonman Bay Wetland Reserve is a natural habitat for birds of over 140species, including migratory and endangered bird species such as the hoodedcrane, white-naped crane, Oriental White Stork, black-faced spoonbill, EurasianOystercatcher as well as birds designated as natural treasures.


Yeosu Tour

• Yi, Sun-Sin Plaza 

During the Japanese invasion of the Imjin Waeran War (1592~1598), Admiral Yi,Sun-shin, a national hero whose naval victories of 23 times in battles werephenomenal in repelling Japanese naval forces, had his headquarters in Yeosu. Forthis reason, the site displays a lot of artifacts honoring his heroic endeavorsin protecting the country. As a great leader of Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) , hesaved his country when it was on the brink of crisis.  


Check Into Your Hotel and free time

HOTEL : YEOSU U CASTLE HOTEL  +82-61-808-5017  (http://ucastlehotel.co.kr/) or similar 

Day 3

Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel

Jinju Tour

● Jinjuseong Fortress

Originally built as (GeoyeolCastle) during the three kingdom period and  
historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592, defending the Honamregion from the invaders during the Imjin Waeran (war). One of the bestrenovated fortresses in the country, sitting on the north of the Nam-gangoverlooking the city.



●  Chokseongnu Pavilion

Standing grandly above therocky cliffs of Namgang river is Chokseongnu Pavilion, arguably one of the mostbeautiful ‘nugaks’ (multi-storied building without walls) in the Yeongnamregion. Chokseongnu (historically known as ‘Jangwollu’) has undergone 8renovations since its establishment in the 28th year of King Gojong (1241,Goryeo Dynasty) and was once used as a stronghold for defending Jinju Palace intimes of war. During times of peace, it was used for holding stateexaminations. 



Transfer To Busan

Back to Jeju Airport and Fly  to your next destination around 17:00.

Meeting And Departure

Meet your tour guide at Jeju Airport (upon exiting customs)

Check Into Your Hotel And Leisure Time

JEJU LOTTE +82-64-731-1000 www.lottehoteljeju.com or similar 

(During summer holiday& festival : HOTEL SUMORUM +82-64-800-7200 www.sumorum.com or similar)


Day 4

Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel

Cheonjeyeon Falls

Cheonjeyeon Falls, named "The Pond of God," consists of 3 sections. Around the falls, a variety of plant life thrives, such as the rare ‘solimnan’ reeds. To the east, there is a cave where cold water pours from the ceiling to create the first waterfall. The water gathers into a pool and from there, falls two more times, creating the second and third waterfalls, which then flow into the sea. In Cheonjeyeon Valley, visitors can see Seonimgyo Bridge (arch bridge with 7 nymphs carved on the side) and the octagonal Cheonjeru Pavilion. Seonimgyo Bridge is also called Chilseonyeogyo, meaning "seven nymphs bridge," and it connects Cheonjeyeon Falls with Jungmum Tourist Complex. 

On the surface of Cheonjeru Pavilion, there is a painting that tells Cheonjeyeon’s legend of the seven nymphs and the mountain god. In May of every even-numbered year, the Chilseonyeo Festival is held here.


Gyulimseong tangerine farm

Sightseeing the farm and shopping local products

Seogwipo Pleasure Boat (optional, US$18PP

Enjoy dazzling scenery on the coastal lines and islands around Seogwipo Port in Jeju

Camellia Hill

Camellia Hill is a camellia arboretum that was created on a plot of land in Sangchang-ri, Andeok-myeon, Jeju-do that spans 172,000 square meters. The arboretum is home to 6,000 camellia trees of 500 different species including species that are known to produce the world’s largest and earliest blossoms. In addition to camellia trees, the arboretum also boasts palm trees, wildflowers, and other plants as well as a sprawling grass plaza and an ecological pond. Auxiliary facilities include a gallery exhibiting camellia-themed crafts and a multipurpose seminar room. Camellia Hill also offers a variety of lodging facilities ranging from thatched-roof cottages and wooden cottages to steel houses and a condominium-type resort.



Take a walk “Olle” a narrow pathway

Complete the day with a walk along the shores of Yongmeori Beach; if closed*, visit Sangbanggulsa cave instead

Check Into Your Hotel And Leisure Time

JEJU LOTTE +82-64-731-1000 www.lottehoteljeju.com or similar 

(During summer holiday& festival : HOTEL SUMORUM +82-64-800-7200 www.sumorum.com or similar)


Day 5

Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel

Seopjikoji

Seopjikoji is located at the end of the eastern shore of Jeju Island and boasts a fantastic scenery especially in April when yellow canola flowers are in full bloom. "Seopji" is the old name for the area, and "Koji" is Jeju dialect meaning a sudden bump on land. On top of the hill stands Hyeopja Beacon Fire Station, reaching 4 meters in height with a width and length of 9 meters. 

Seopjikoji was the filming site of "Gingko Bed," "The Uprising," "One Thousand and One Nights" and other Korean TV dramas. Nearby attractions include Jeju Folk Village and Udo Island.



Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak

Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak rose from under the sea in a volcanic eruption over 100,000 years ago. Located on the eastern end of Jejudo Island, there is a huge crater at the top of Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak. The crater is about 600m in diameter and 90m high. With the 99 sharp rocks surrounding the crater, it looks like a gigantic crown. While the southeast and north sides are cliffs, the northwest side is a verdant grassy hill that is connected to the Seongsan Village. The ridge provides an ideal spot for walks and for horse riding as well. 

The sunrise from the crater is magnificent. Also the Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak surrounded by bright yellow colored canola flowers in the spring is truly a sight to behold.



Jeju Haenyeo Museum

Haenyeo refers to female divers who dive into the ocean water to gather various shellfish, seaweed, etc, without using any underwater diving equipment.

When diving underwater, a haenyeo carries only a pair of goggles, a round ball-like tube to keep her balance, and a basket to put her collections in. Such women involved in the fishing industry are known to be scattered all around Jeju-do, Korea, Japan, and Russia. eju-do has established the Jeju Haenyeo Museum to introduce to the world the unique activities and culture of Jejudo’s haenyeo female divers. Exhibition Hall 1 is entitled “Haenyeo Diver’s Life” and has a restoration of a traditional haenyeo’s home, and her meals. Also on display, to show a more realistic view into their daily lives, are the various utensils used by female divers. 

Exhibition Hall 2 displays a pair of haenyeo divers’ goggles and the fishing spheres they often use underwater. Her traditional working outfit is also on display along with various historical records and haenyeo-related materials. 

Exhibition Hall 3 has an underwater theme called “The Sea” and displays the fishing industry’s culture. Traditional fishnets and fishing equipment are on display including small ship models and salt farm models. 

The Jeju Haenyeo Museum exhibits various photos of haenyeo female divers and their activities, to provide an accurate picture of their lives. The Jeju Haenyeo Museum also has an observatory from where visitors can see an excellent view of the Hado-ri area, which has a garden with various sculptures and a resting area. The first floor lobby has a souvenir shop where visitors can purchase a variety of souvenirs related to haenyeo female divers.



Musuem of Natural History

If time is available, visit the Musuem of Natural History – to have an opportunity to experience and learn about the environment and shows how to preserve the earth’s natural beauty. Stop by  Korean Jewelry Amethyst and local product store.

Transfer To Jeju Airport And Farewell

Back to Jeju Airport and Fly  to your next destination around 17:00.

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