KR008 Perfection of

KR008 Perfection of Korea (9Days/SUN)

GoodsCode

KR008

Duration

Every Sunday, 9D8N

Price

FROM USD3299

Overview



Included in Tour
Domestic air(PUS-CJU / CJU-PUS), 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: Parking lot of D`ongwha Duty Free Shop Building(동화면세점) 08:00am
Address: 149 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
• 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 High Peak Season : 7JUL, 14JUL, 21JUL, 28JUL, 4AUG,11AUG, 18AUG, 25AUG, 22DEC,29DEC
• 2024 Closing Date :4FEB, 11FEB, 15SEP
• 2025 High Peak Season : 6JUL, 13JUL, 20JUL, 27JUL, 3AUG,10AUG, 17AUG, 24AUG, 21DEC
• 2025 Closing Date : 19JAN, 26JAN, 28SEP, 5OCT, 28DEC

Schedule

Day 1

Meeting and Departure

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

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

move to gongju

It takes 1 hour 30 minutes.

The Tomb of King Muryeong (UNESCO)

The Songsan-ri Tombs and the Royal Tomb of King Muryeong (reign 501-523) contain representative relics of the Baekje period (18BC-660AD). These tombs serve as important evidence of Baekje culture and the exchanges with foreign countries that took place during that period. They are a testament to the rich heritage of the Baekje Kingdom and its contributions to Korean history. Ongoing efforts are being made to preserve and protect these archaeological sites, enabling researchers and visitors to explore and learn from the traces of this ancient civilization.



Gongsanseong Fortress (UNESCO)

Located in Gongju-si (city), it is a mountain castle established during the Baekje dynasty. You can enjoy the breathtaking view of the Geumgang riverside righthere. It is worth to visit for its historical and cultural significance, and also for the fantastic sight. 




move to jeonju

It takes 1 hour.

Jeonju Hanok Village

the largest traditional hanok korean house village in Korea, with more than 700 hanoks in the Pungnam-dong area of Jeonju. It is the only hanok district that is located in the center of a city. It is an important space in the development process of Korea's modern housing culture, which started in 1910, and is the home of about 20 cultural facilities. Located in Jeonju-si (city). It is a representative travel destination of Korea and is integrated with the style of Korea such as hanok(house), hanji(paper), hansori(song), hanbok(traditional costume), Korean food, and oriental medicine. A part of Hanok is set aside so that tourists can experience traditional Korean life at Hanok Life Experience Hall.



Best Western Plus Jeonju Hotel

Check-intoyour hotel and have leisure time.

HOTEL : Best Western Plus Jeonju Hotel or similar (4 STAR)

+82-63-231-7777  http://www.bwplusjeonju.com/ 

Day 2

Breakfast

Breakfast at your hotel

Move to Gwangju

It takes 1 hour 30 minutes.

May 18th National Cemetery

Gwangju is birthplace of a modern democratic movement in Korea. Gwangju is a symbol of freedom and democracy. The cemetery holds the graves of 764 victims of the May 18th Democratic Uprising in 1980, seven structures, and many monuments. May 18th became a nationalday commemorating the people's desire for democracy.



Move to Suncheon

It takes 1 hour.

Suncheon Bay Garden

The Suncheon Bay Garden was established in order to turn 1.12 square kilometers of natural habitat into a conservation area. Especially, the numerous groups of tulips and royal azaleas are truly a sight to see. Besides, the canola flowers are in full bloom in May, creating a breathtakingly beautiful yellow "wave" with trees making great shades of canopy for the area. This place, which presents an awe-inspiring display as the most beautiful creation of nature by human hands, was designated as the first national garden of South Korea in 2015.




move to yeosu

It takes 40 minutes.

Yi Sun-shin Plaza

Yi Sunsin Plaza is located in Jungang-dong, a romantic coastal city Yeosu-si, and it showcases the history and achievements of Admiral Yi Sunsin. During the Japanese invasion of the Imjin Waeran War (1592-1598), Admiral Yi Sun-shin chose this site as his headquarters. As a result, the plaza exhibits numerous artifacts that pay tribute to his heroic efforts in defending the country. The indoor display, along with the hall itself, was designated as a National Treasure in 2011. Serving as the starting point for the history culture tourism belt, the plaza offers a captivating experience. The highlight of the plaza is the life-size turtle ship, which visitors can explore both from the outside and the inside.


Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Yeosu hotel

Check-into your hotel and have leisure time.

HOTEL : Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Yeosu or similar (4 STAR)

+82-61-642-0000 http://www.ramadaplazadolsanyeosu.com

Day 3

Breakfast

Breakfastat your hotel

Jinjuseong Fortress

Jinjuseong Fortress is historically linked to the Imjin War with Japan in 1592 and is the site of the Battle of Jinju. It has been preserved from the Three Kingdoms, Goryeo, and Joseon periods to the present day. The fortress contains various artifacts and historic remains. Inside, you can find Chokseoknu, the Kim Shi-min Memorial, Uigisa Shrine, Seojangdae, Bukjangdae, Changyeolsa Shrine, Jinju National Museum, Hoguksa Temple, and an outdoor stage. 



Transfer to Busan

Concludes at the Busan train station at around 12 pm

Meeting And Departure

Meet your guide at Jeju airport (upon exiting customs)

Grand Hyatt Jeju

Check Into your hotel and have leisure Time

HOTEL: Grand Hyatt Jeju or similar (5 STAR)

+82-64-907-1234 ( https://www.jejudreamtower.com/eng/ )

Day 4

Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel

Hyeopjae Beach

Hyeopjae Beach is located about 32 kilometers west of downtown Jeju and is near Hallim Park. The white sandy beach mixed with crushed seashells, Biyangdo Island appearing to float on the cobalt sea, and the lush pine forest all combine to create an outstanding scene.


Hallim Park

Hallim Park is one of the most popular tourist spots on Jeju Island, located approximately 33 kilometers west of Jeju-si and Hallasan Mountain along the beach in Hallim-eup. It faces the pleasant scenery of Biyangdo Island, Hyeopjae Beach and Geumneung Beach. Hallim Park, reaching almost 100 thousand square meters, has a variety of gardens that can be enjoyed in any season. Visitors can enjoy Palm Tree Road, Jeju Stone and Bonsai Garden, Water Garden, Subtropical Botanic Garden, and much more. 


O sulloc Tea Museum

O'sulloc Tea Museum, located next to O'sulloc's Seogwang Tea Plantation in Jeju, was opened by Amorepacific (Beauty brand) in 2001 with the aim of introducing and spreading Korean teas and the traditional tea culture of Korea. The museum is a cultural space where the West and the East, and modernity and tradition coexist in harmony. The museum has a tea gallery, eco-friendly rest area, and a cafe where visitors can enjoy a variety of tasty tea-based desserts.


Sanbang Mountain Cruise

See the blissful and picturesque ocean view of Sanbang Mountain and  Yongmeori Beach , which have been designated as Global Geoparks, from the Sanbangsan Mountain Pleasure Boat.


cheonjeyeon falls

Cheonjeyeon Waterfall has three sections. The first runs from the floor of the mountain on the upper part of Jungmun-dong, which falls 22 meters. The water there falls again two more times to form the second and third sections, which then tributes to the sea. The first segment is usually a pond, but falls when it rains. The forest in which the fall is located is in a warm temperature zone so you can feel rejuvenated while watching the fall and feel refreshed while breathing in the cool air.


Grand Hyatt Jeju or similar

Check Into your hotel and have leisure Time

Grand Hyatt Jeju ( https://www.jejudreamtower.com/eng/ ) or similar  (5 STAR)

Day 5

Breakfast

Enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel

Jeolmul Natural Forest

Jeju Jeolmul Natural Forest is located under the crater of baby volcano and is mainly composed of cedar trees born in 30 to 45 years in an area of 300ha.

The trails and shade spaces created in the cedar and gomsol afforestation are in exquisite harmony with the cool wind blowing from the sea, so you can feel cool even in the middle of summer.

The cedar afforestation here has been developed as a natural recreational forest, providing the most popular forest rest area in korea.


The Seongeup Folk Village

Located at the foot of Halla Mountain on Jeju Island, Seongeup Folk Village is a small town that holds a vast amount of culture over a wide period of time from 1410 to 1914. 

The Seongeup Folk Village shows the unique culture of Jeju Island. The local tongsi (traditional Jeju restroom) are especially well-known characteristics of Jeju folk culture.

Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak

Seongsan Ilchulbong has long been considered one of the top scenic destinations in Korea. It attracts millions of visitors a year, many of whom climb to the top for the breathtaking panoramic view of the ocean, Udo Island, Hallasan Mountain, and the volcanic landscape of the east.


Jeju Stone Museum

Located in Jocheon-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju Stone Park was inspired by Jeju's culture and applications of stones. The main theme focuses on the foundation and identity of Jeju Island, based on the myth of Seolmundae Halmang (Grandmother Seolmundae), who created Jeju Island and the stones of Obaek Janggun (Five Hundred Generals). The park serves as a historical and cultural space where collected stones respresent Jeju's foundation and culture.


transfer to Busan

Back to Jeju airport and transfer to Busan station around 17:00.

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 6

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 7

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.


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.


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)

Daegu Interbulgo hotel

Check into your hotel and have leisure time

Daegu Interbulgo hotel or similar  (5STAR)

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

Day 8

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.


move to andong

It takes 2 hours 30 minutes.

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. 



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 9

breakfast

Enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel

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

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


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