Eastern Korea in 6 Days - 6 Days
Arrive into Incheon airport, transferring to Seoul accommodation.
The next day travel to Jinju. Visit Jinjuseong Fortress, then head to Busan, the largest port in Korea. In Busan, visit Nurimaru APEC House, at Dongbaekseom, and the Centum City Shopping Mall which has the largest department store in the world!
Next morning, depart for Ulsan, and visit Ulgi Park - a seaside park on the east coast.
Continue to Gyeongju, visit the Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju National Museum, Anapji Pond and Tumuli Park.
The next day leave for Andong and visit Hahoe Village. Then on to Wonju, and the Hanji Theme Park. Experience the making of traditional Korean paper, then head for Pyeongchang, staying overnight.
On day five, continue to Gangneung, and visit the Jumunjin Fish Market. Then on to Yangyang for a short hike to appreciate the scenery. After lunch, return to Seoul, arriving in the early evening.
The final day is free at leisure until your departure.
Day 1 (Monday) - Arrival at Incheon International Airport.
Arrival at Incheon International Airport.
Meet & Greet, and transfer to hotel.
Rest of the day free at leisure.
Accommodations at Center Mark Hotel, or similar, Seoul, Korea ★ ★ ★ ★
Day 2 (Tuesday) - Seoul - Jinju - Busan
Meet tour guide at hotel lobby.
The first stop is Jinjuseong Fortress, historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592.
Afterward, transfer to Busan and visit Igidae Park, the coastal walking path, famous for its panoramic view of Marine city and Gwangan Bridge.
The rest of the day is free for you to explore Haeundae Beach. You may spend the evening exploring the cafes and pubs, as well as Haeundae Market.
After dinner, check in to hotel and remainder of the day is free at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation at Novotel Ambassador Busan or similar ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Day 3 (Wednesday) - Busan - Ulsan - Gyeongju
After breakfast, head to Ulsan and pass through the world's largest single automobile plant.
Visit Daewangam Park, littered with rocks carved into interesting shapes by the wind and ocean.
Next, explore Bulguksa Temple, the representative relic designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in Gyeongju
Explore too Gyeongju National Museum and Daereungwon Tomb Complex.
Before you head to Cheomseongdae Observatory, choose your preferred Hanbok, Korean National Costume and make a special memory wearing Hanbok with your companions.
Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants. After hotel check in, the rest of the day is at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
Accommodation at Hilton Gyeongju, or similar ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Day 4 (Thursday) - Daegu - Andong - Wonju - Pyeongchang
After breakfast, transfer to from Gyeongju to Andong and visit Andong Hahoe village, home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan and well-known for its traditional houses.
Then, transfer to Wonju and visit Hanji Theme Park where you can get a chance to experience the Hanji making process.
Then, transfer to Pyeongchang.
Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants. After hotel check in, rest of the day is at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
Accommodation at Intercontinental Alpensia Pyeongchang Resort, or similar ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Day 5 (Friday) - Pyeongchang - Gangneung - Yangyang - Seoul
After breakfast, this morning explore Jumunjin Seafood Market, including a variety of fresh seafood caught on the East Coast.
For the next stop, transfer to Yangyang for a short hike of Mt. Seorak. After the hike, transfer to Seoul.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Dinner on own account.
Accommodation at Center Mark Hotel, or similar, Seoul, Korea ★ ★ ★ ★
Day 6 (Saturday) - Departure
Breakfast. Free time at leisure until transfer to airport for your flight home**. (Solo travellers should take an Airport Limousine bus at approx $15.)
End of Services.
N.B. Additional days in Seoul may be added before and after the schedule. Please enquire.
**The above itinerary is subject to change due to local circumstances.
**This is a join-in group tour. Please be advised that people from all over the world may join this tour.
Accommodation at 4-5 star hotels at each area based on double or twin room sharing
Meals: Breakfasts at hotels, lunches & dinners at local restaurant as itinerary
English speaking tour guide
All entrance fees
US$ 1150 per person- based on 2 sharing a room and airport transfers.
*Single Supplement: US$ 437
*Single Supplement Price includes airport meet and greet and assistance to a regular airport limousine bus, (cost is approximately $15), for transfer to Seoul. Operates until 8pm. Departure airport transfer is included by private vehicle.
This tour operates with a minimum of 2 persons.
N.B. If you are already in Korea, this tour can operate as a 4 Day Tour without Arrival and Departure Days, starting and ending in Seoul.