KR013 Historical sit

KR013 Historical site of Korea (5Days/THU)

GoodsCode

KR013

Duration

Every Thursday, 5D4N

Price

FROM USD1899

Overview


Included in Tour
Hotel accommodation with twin or triple room sharing with breakfast, Transfer, Guide, and Admission 

Excluded in Tour
Travel insurance, lunch and dinner, optional tour (admission), All not mentioned above.

Meeting & Finishing Point

• Meeting Point: At Busan station or Gimhae airport

• Finishing Point: Parking lot of D`ongwha Duty Free Shop Building(동화면세점) about 17:00pm


Cancelation or Absence Policy
• Group (10 people or more) Cancelation fee
 - 4 weeks prior: 20% of tour price, 
- 4 weeks ~ 15 days prior: 30% of tour price
- 14 days prior ~ departure day: No refund
- No show: No refund 
• Individuals (fewer than 9 people) Cancelation fee
 - 14 days ~ 8 days prior: 20% of tour price  
- 1 week ~ 4 days prior: 50% of tour price
- 3 days prior ~ departure day: No refund
- No show: No refund 

General
• Reservation available until 7 days before tour departure. 
• Above programs are based on joint Sit-in-Coach Tour guided by a bilingual speaking guide (Mainly Korean to English or other languages)
• For speakers of languages other than English, this tour program may be accompanied by a guide speaking another language. 
• The above tour program is operated on fixed days in the calendar with minimum 2 passengers but please contact us for a confirmed date
• It is kindly noticed that we have no responsibility for your personal incidents or lost items during all the tours.
• The size of the vehicle may vary depending on the number of the passengers on the day of departure.
• It is kindly noticed that no refunds will be made for any part of the tour that is due to personal reasons.
• Booking or changing requests have to be made at least 7 days before tour departure.
• Wi-Fi service is not provided on the coach, so please buy a SIM card or rent an Wi-Fi egg to use the Internet at the airport.
• It is difficult to exchange money in Korean money for local tourist attractions included in tours other than metropolitan cities. It is advisable to exchange money before the tour departs.
• ATMs that can withdraw foreign currency are rare in local tourist attractions, so it is advisable to withdraw money before tour departs.

Accommodation
• Hotel and room type are subject to change depending on the availability of the hotel or their rooms.  
• The price above is based on the use of a twin or triple room per person. If you would like a single room, a single room surcharge will apply.
• The price for children without an extra bed is 80% of the adult rate, and if an extra bed is required, the adult rate will be charged.
> For infants under the age of 24 months, the tour price is free of charge, for those aged 24 months or older and under 6 years of age, children’s price will be charged, and for those aged 6 years or older, adult price will be charged. 
• Booking for an adult + one or more children (24 months old ~ under 6 years old) 
> When an adult and one or more children are traveling together, the children’s fee will be charged as the adult price when using separate beds in twin and triple rooms. If the adult and the child or children share a bed in the rooms, children’s price will be charged as normal.

Operation
• 2024 Closing Date :8FEB, 15FEB, 19SEP

Schedule

Day 1

Meeting and transfer to hotel

Meet your guide and transfer to hotel around 3:00pm at Busan station or Busan airport

Grand Josun Busan Hotel

Check into your hotel and have leisure time

Grand Josun Busan Hotel or similar (5 STAR) +82-51-922-5000  https://gjb.josunhotel.com/main.do 

Day 2

Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel.

Haeundae beach & Dongbaek Park

Haeundae Beach is the most famous beach in Korea as well as in Busan. People flock to Haeundae Beach every summer. It is a perfect summer vacation spot. Haeundae Beach is also famous for various cultural events and festivals held throughout the year. Other facilities in the area include Dongbaekseom Island, Busan Aquarium, a yachting dock, BEXCO, driving courses, and more. Dongbaek Park is Located near the south end of Haeundae Beach, Dongbaekseom Island was designated as a park in September 1, 1966. The island is full of Camellia flower and pine trees and is connected to the main land by a bridge. 



Yonggungsa Temple

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple is situated on the coast of the north-eastern portion of Busan. This superb attraction offers visitors the rare find of a temple along the shore line; most temples in Korea are located in the mountains. Haedong Yonggungsa Temple was first built in 1376 by the great Buddhist teacher known as Naong during the Goryeo dynasty. Haesu Gwaneum Daebul (Seawater Great Goddess Buddha), Daeungjeon Main Sanctuary, Yongwangdang Shrine, Gulbeop Buddhist Sanctum (enclosed in a cave), and a three-story pagoda with four lions can all be seen looking out over the ocean.


Gamcheon Culture Villiage

Gamcheon Culture Villiage is formed by houses built in staircase-fashion on the foothills of a coastal mountain, earning this village the nickname "Machu Picchu of Busan." Many alleys that cut through this community are vibrantly decorated with murals and sculptures created by the residents.


Jagalchi Market & BIFF Square

Busan,2nd largest city with a biggest port in Korea, located at the mouth of the Nakdong river in south of Korea. 

Jagalchi Market, located on the shoreside road in Busan's Jung-gu, is Korea's largest seafood market, selling both live and dried fish.

 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF sqaure) has been remade into a cultural tourist attraction promoting the advancement of Korea’s film industry, 

BIFF Square has contributed to Busan’s newfound status as an international cultural tourist city. In recent years, the square has grown into a more complex area, featuring not only movie theaters but also shops and leisure facilities, attracting growing numbers of young visitors and tourists. 



Making traditional rice cake

Experience making traditional rice cake with a master rice cake maker and tasting it.


move to gyeongju

It takes 1 hour 30 minutes.

Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond

Gyeongju Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond was a secondary palace used by the crown prince of the Silla Kingdom. It also served as a banquet site for important national events and important visitors. The pond was created in 674. The pond features three small islands, and a landscape of 12 small hills to the northeast. After the fall of Silla, the site was abandoned and forgotten. In the 1980s, a pottery fragment with the letters “Wolji” (a pond that reflects the moon) carved onto it was found, revealing the true name of the pond.  After the discovery, the site was renamed to the current Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond.

Lahan Select Gyeongju

Check-into your hotel and have leisure time.

HOTEL : Lahan Select Gyeongju or similar (5 STAR)  +82-54-748-2233 

https://www.lahanhotels.com/gyeongju/ko/main.do   

Day 3

Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel.

Gyeongju National Museum

Gyeongju National Museum houses numerous historical and cultural artifacts of the Silla Dynasty (57 BC - AD 935). Not only strives to preserve, exhibit, and research the rich history and culture of Silla, it also strives to take leap toward becoming a cultural multi-complex center by promoting international exchange opportunities, social education programs, and a variety of special exhibitions.


Cheomseongdae Observatory

Cheomseongdae Observatory, one of the landmarks of Gyeongju, is constructed in a cylindrical shape standing approximately 9 meters tall. The observatory is made up of 365 stones, symbolizing the number of days in a year. These stones are stacked in 27 layers, representing the 27th ruler, Queen Seondeok, and the number of days in a lunar month.


Seokguram Grotto (UNESCO)

Seokguram grotto was constructed during the Silla Dynasty. It is hailed as the pinnacle of Silla Buddhist art, showcasing the remarkable achievements of that era. The statue of Buddha in Seokguram grotto embodies the harmonious fusion of architecture, craftsmanship, geometry, religion, and art. In December 1995, it was jointly inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site along with Bulguksa Temple.


(출처: 저작권자 문화재청)

Bulguksa Buddhist Temple (UNESCO)

Bulguksa Temple is a representative relic of Buddhist culture from the Silla Kingdom. The temple currently houses seven national treasures and numerous other important heritage items. The temple's beauty and the artistic value of its stone relics are so breathtaking and captivating that they garner high praise from visitors worldwide.


Daegu Interbulgo hotel

Check into your hotel and have leisure time

Daegu Interbulgo hotel or similar 

+82-53-3800-114 ( http://www.hotel-interburgo-daegu.com/eng/ )

Day 4

Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel.

Haeinsa Temple

Haeinsa Temple is located in Gayasan National Park. It was founded by King Aejang of the Shilla Dynasty in 802 and is well-known for its famous treasure, the 'Tripitaka Koreana,' which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Tripitaka Koreana is composed of 81,341 wooden printing blocks and was created with the support of Buddha to repel the Mongolian Army invasion.


Andong Hahoe Village

Hahoe Village is one of the most famous folk villages in Korea, which has preserved the housing architecture and the village structure of the Joseon Dynasty. Moreover, the village was naturally formed with people who actually live there. Hahoe Village boasts exquisite scenic sights: the elegant Nakdong River flowing around the village. Hahoe Village, along with Yangdong Village in Gyeongju, was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List under the category of "Historic Villages in Korea" on July 31, 2010. 



move to pyeongchang

It takes 2 hours 30 minutes.

Intercontinental Alpensia Pyeongchang

Check-into your hotel and have leisure time.

HOTEL : Intercontinental Alpensia Pyeongchang or similar  (5 STAR)

+82-33-339-1225  ( https://www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/us/en/gangwon-do/kagha/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-IC-_-KR-_-KAGHA )

Day 5

Seoraksan National Park (UNESCO Biosphere Zone)

Seoraksan National Park, the peaks of the Seoraksan Mountains break through the clouds while jade-like water flows through the valleys, creating breathtaking views and making this Korea's most famous national park. Due to the many rare species found here, UNESCO designated this national park a Biosphere Preservation District in 1982.

*Seorak Cable Car (Optional for cable car USD20pp)

The ideal way to comfortably appreciate the magnificent landscape of Seoraksan Mountain is using the Seorak Cable Car. The cable car boarding station is located in the Small Park of Seoraksan National Park. It takes about 10 min to get to the Gwongeumseong Fortress (700m above sea level) by the cable car.



*During the peak season in October, Seoraksan National Park will restrict entry for buses and medium-sized buses. Therefore, the bus must park at C District Square, and you must walk 3.6km from C District Square to the entrance. So please be aware that we might not be able to visit Seoraksan National Park for this tour.

Transfer To Seoul and farewell

Our tour will finish at parking lot next to Dongwha duty free shop at exit number 6 of Gwanghwamun subway station


[ 사진 저작권은 위로부터 출처: 1.ⓒ한국관광공사 사진갤러리-라이브스튜디오/ 2.ⓒ한국관광공사 사진갤러리-김지호/ 3.ⓒ한국관광공사 사진갤러리-부산관광공사/ 4.ⓒ한국관광공사 사진갤러리- 니오타니스튜디오/ 5.ⓒ한국관광공사 사진갤러리-조광연/ 6.ⓒ한국관광공사 사진갤러리-김지호/ 7.ⓒ한국관광공사 사진갤러리-이범수/ 8.석굴암 저작권자: 문화재청/ 9.ⓒ한국관광공사 사진갤러리-앙지뉴 필름/ 10.ⓒ한국관광공사 사진갤러리-김지호/ 11.ⓒ한국관광공사 사진갤러리-이범수/ 12.ⓒ한국관광공사 사진갤러리-김지호 ]

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