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Boseong Tea Plantation, South Korea

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Seoul & Western Korea - 7 Days - Thursday or Friday Arrival


7 Days Seoul and Western Korea Tour Map

Tour Summary


Day 1 - Arrive in Seoul (Thursday or Friday)


Upon arrival at Incheon International Airport, you will meet our representative with name board at airport exit. We will assist you to board a pre-reserved vehicle and then transfer to hotel by a local driver on private basis. After check in, the rest of the day is free at leisure on your own.

Breakfast: Not included Lunch: Not included Dinner: Not included

Accommodation at Center Mark Hotel, or similar, Seoul, Korea ★ ★ ★ ★


Day 2 - Seoul - Gongju - Daejeon


After breakfast, meet tour guide at hotel. Leave for Gongju the ancient capital of Baekje Kingdom. Experience the tea ceremony with a Buddhist monk at Magoksa Temple, a representative temple surrounded by a mountain and rivers in Chungcheongnam-do Province. Next, visit Tomb of Muryeong King with the wall painting drawn on the number six tomb. Then continue to Gongsanseong Fortress, a mountain castle which was established during the Baekje Period. Transfer to Daejeon. After dinner, check in hotel and rest of the day is at leisure.

Breakfast: Hotel meal Lunch: Local Food Dinner: Local Food

Accommodation at Hotel Interciti, or similar, Daejeon, Korea ★ ★ ★ ★


Day 3 - Daejeon - Jeonju - Jinan - Gwangju


After breakfast, leave for Jeonju and visit Jeonju Hanok Village with over 800 traditional Korea houses. After Jeonju Bibimbab lunch at local restaurant, visit Tapsa Temple in Jinan, famous for the over 80 stone pagodas built by Lee Gapyong, a retired scholar. Then leave for Gwangju for hotel check in.

Breakfast: Hotel meal Lunch: Local Food Dinner: Local Food

Accommodation at Holiday Inn Gwangju, or similar, Gwangju-si, Korea ★ ★ ★ ★ ★


Day 4 - Gwangju - Boseong - Suncheon - Yeosu


After breakfast, head to Boseong Green Tea Plantation that is very beautiful, full of green tea fields and cedar trees. Next, visit Naganeupseong Folk Village where you can observe the daily dwellings indigenous to the south provincial area. Then explore Suncheonman Bay Ecological Park, thickly covered with reeds taller than a full-grown man, and then stop by Yongsan Observatory to see the bay"s beautiful view. For the last stop of the day, visit Suncheonman Bay Eco-Museum, established to provide a research & education facility to preserve the area"s natural habitats. After dinner, check in hotel and rest of day is at leisure.

Breakfast: Hotel meal Lunch: Local Food Dinner: Local Food

Accommodation at Hidden Bay Hotel, or similar, Yeosu, Korea ★ ★ ★ ★ ★


Day 5 - Yeosu - Jinju - Seoul


After breakfast, take a ferry to Odongdo Island where you can simply walk along the breakwater with 70 species of wild flowers. Next, visit Jinjuseong Fortress which is historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592.

Breakfast: Hotel meal Lunch: Local Food Dinner: Not included

Accommodation at Center Mark Hotel, or similar, Seoul, Korea ★ ★ ★ ★


Day 6 - Full Day Seoul Highlights Tour


After breakfast, meet up with tour guide at hotel lobby. Visit Gwanghwamun Gate, the main gate founded by the first king of the Joseon Dynasty and enjoy the Royal Guard Changing Ceremony. Next, explore Gyeongbokgung Palace (Changdeokgung Palace on Tuesday), arguably the most beautiful and the grandest of all five palaces. Then pass by Blue house, also called Cheong Wa Dae, the presidential residence and stop by Gingseng shopping center. After lunch, head to Myeongdong, one of the busiest places in Seoul and among Korea"s premier shopping destinations. Then explore Namsangol Hanok Village (Bukchon Hanok Village or Insadong on Monday) where there are five restored traditional Korean houses and a pavilion, a pond and a time capsule. Lastly, we will visit N Seoul Tower, offering panoramic views of Seoul and the surrounding areas. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Breakfast: Hotel meal Lunch: Local Food Dinner: Not included

Accommodation at Center Mark Hotel, or similar, Seoul, Korea ★ ★ ★ ★


Day 7 - Departure


After breakfast, spend some time till met and transferred to Incheon International Airport by a local driver on private basis for your flight to next destination**. (Solo travellers should take an Airport Limousine bus at approx $15.)

Breakfast: Hotel meal Lunch: Not included Dinner: Not included


**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.


Inclusions:


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

Transportation


Price Guide:


US$ 1350 per person- based on 2 sharing a room and airport transfers.

Single Supplement: US$ 515

**N.B. Solo travellers paying single supplement for their tour have inbound airport transfers only.

This tour operates with a minimum of 2 persons.


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