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8D6N SCENIC RUSTIC KOREA

8D6N SCENIC RUSTIC KOREA
  • 8 days
  • Group Tour
  • Jun 2019 - Mar 2020
  • SGD 1488

TripZilla KR8SRG

150 South Bridge Road, #07-01 Fook Hai Building, Singapore 058727

Highlights
8D6N SCENIC RUSTIC KOREA​
Tour Code: KR8SRG

PLUS Up to $200 OFF Per Couple
Sales period: April 2019 - March 2020
Travel period: Jun 2019 - March 2020

 

Pyeongchang

  • Jeonggangwon
  • Mt Odaesan
  • Woljeongsa Temple

Gyeongju

  • Bulguksa Temple
  • Seokguram Grotto

Daegu

  • E-World 83 Tower

Damyang

  • Juknokwon

Jeungdo Island

  • Taepyeong Salt Farm
  • Salt Cave Healing Center
  • Jjangttungeo Bridge

Jeonju

  • Hanbok dress-up session

Gwangmyeong

  • Gwangmyeong Cave

Seoul

  • Bukchon Hanok Village
  • Gyeongbok Palace
  • Tongin Market
  • Myeongdong

Value Plus

  • DIY bibimbap session
  • Daegwallyeong Skyranch with tractor ride and sheep feeding session
  • Seasonal fruit picking and tasting at local fruit farm
  • Salt Ice-cream tasting
  • Uiwang Rail Bike with rail bike experience

Gourmet Inclusions

  • Braised herbal country chicken dinner
  • Korean pork bulgogi lunch
  • Hanjeongsik dinner
  • Galbi BBQ lunch
  • Korean mushroom steamboat dinner
  • Jeungdo set lunch
  • Korean ginseng chicken soup dinner
  • Korean pork cutlet lunch
  • Korean pan-fried chicken dinner
  • Korean Street Snack Lunch Box

Itinerary
Day 1 SINGAPORE - INCHEON
Meals On Board
For passengers that booked on Asiana Airlines (OZ) & Korean Air (KE) night flight
Assemble  at  Singapore  Changi  Airport  for your flight to Incheon.

For passengers that booked on Singapore Airlines (SQ) & Korean Air (KE) morning flight
Assemble  at  Singapore  Changi  Airport  for your flight to Incheon. Upon  arrival, transfer to hotel for check-in.

Day 2 Incheon – Pyeongchang
DIY Bibimbap Lunch/ Braised Herbal Country Chicken Dinner
Upon arrival, make your way to Jeonggangwon, established to promote the values and merits of traditional Korean food culture in the world. You will get to learn from a Korean culinary expert and participate in a DIY bibimbap session, and enjoy it for lunch after. Next, be mesmerised by the serene beauty of Mt Odaesan, which is one of Korea’s most noted mountains known for its spectacular changing scenery each season. In Spring, wildflowers bloom brightly to enchant visitors; Summer welcomes the verdant hue of green trees shading atmospheric wooden trails; yellow, orange and bright purplish-red foliage creates the perfect Autumn backdrop and dazzling snow flowers signal the coming of Winter. You will also visit the historic Woljeongsa Temple, which is located in a forested valley east of Mt Odaesan. This humble temple is also the site of Seongbo Museum, displaying artefacts and Buddhist relics from the Goryeo dynasty including a 9-storey octagonal pagoda and a seated stone Buddha.
Local Deluxe category Resort: Yongpyong dragon valley resort hotel or similar

Day 3 Pyeongchang - Gyeongju – Daegu
(Breakfast/Korean Pork Bulgogi Lunch/ Hanjeongsik Dinner)
Rise and shine! Gear up for a morning of experiential fun at Daegwallyeong Skyranch, a vast grazing landscape of rolling and treeless hills that is well preserved and relatively untouched by human intervention, and enjoy a tractor ride and sheep feeding session. Thereafter, take a leisure drive to Gyeongju, a city of unparalleled heritage and culture. Your 1st stop: a visit to Bulguksa Temple, which was designated by UNESCO as a World Cultural Asset. Next, visit Seokguram Grotto, a stone temple crafted from granite that was designated as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1995.
Local Deluxe category Hotel: Daegu Interburgo ( main building ) hotel or similar

Day 4 Daegu – Damyang – Gwangju
Breakfast/Galbi BBQ Lunch/ Korean Mushroom Steamboat Dinner
This morning, stop at a local fruit farm where you can enjoy picking and tasting of seasonal fruits. Later, visit E-World 83 Tower, a landmark of Daegu, which is an 83-storey radio tower with an observatory that offers an incredible view of the city. Thereafter, take an idyllic walk at Juknokwon, a 16,000-squaremetre bamboo forest with artificial waterfalls, pavilions and traditional Korean structures. Tonight, savour a restorative Korean mushroom steamboat dinner.
Seasonal Bonus
Enjoy picking and tasting 250 grammes of strawberries per traveller for tours departing from April to May and 250 grammes of cherry tomatoes per travellers for tours departing from June to September and 1 Korean apple per traveller for tours departing from October to November and 250 grammes of cherry tomatoes per travellers for tours departing from December to March.
Local Deluxe category Hotel: Ramada Plaza Gwangju hotel or similar

Day 5 Gwangju – Jeungdo Island – Jeonju – Daejeon
Breakfast/Jeungdo Set Lunch/ Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup Dinner
This morning, explore tranquil Jeungdo Island, which is the 1st city to be designated a slow city in Asia, by virtue of its unspoiled natural landscape and clean, pristine waters. Get back to basics with a visit to Taepyeong Salt Farm, Korea’s largest single salt farm. Experience the wonders of salt therapy at Salt Cave Healing Center. Afterwhich, enjoy a cup of savoury salt ice-cream. Thereafter, visit Jjangttungeo Bridge. Stretching over open waters covering a distance of 470 metres, it is also Korea’s 1st sea bridge constructed with wood. Proceed to Jeonju and conclude the day with a better understanding of Korean culture. You will also be able to don the traditional Korean dress and enjoy a stroll through the Jeonju traditional hanok village in a Hanbok dress-up session. Tonight, savour a restorative Korean ginseng chicken soup dinner.
Local Deluxe category Hotel: Daejeon Interciti hotel or similar

Day 6 Daejeon – Uiwang - Gwangmyeong – Seoul
Breakfast/Korean Pork Cutlet Lunch/ Korean Pan-fried Chicken Dinner
This morning, embark on an exciting adventure at Uiwang Rail Bike. You will get to try out a stress-free rail bike experience along a 4.3-kilometre-long trail which takes about 40 minutes to complete. Besides getting some light exercise, you will also get to enjoy the beautiful lake view. After which, visit Gwangmyeong Cave, an abandoned mine spanning approximately 8 kilometres in length and reaching 275 metres in depth. This cave is different from other caves due to its unique location in the centre of the metropolitan city, thus becoming a top natural attraction for visitors not only from  surrounding suburbs, but from the big city as well. The cave was founded for industrial mining mainly to excavate gold used for war supplies but despite its heartbreaking history, it has now been turned successfully into a living museum, exhibiting exotic and mysterious geological materials. This cave is also particularly popular as it was one of the filming sites for the well-known television show “Running Man”. Thereafter, visit Bukchon Hanok Village, home to hundreds of traditional courtyard houses known as hanoks that date back to the Joseon dynasty.
Local Deluxe category Hotel: Best Western Premier Seoul Garden hotel or similar

Day 7 Seoul
Breakfast/Korean Street Snack Lunch box
This morning, visit Ginseng Monopoly Showroom before making a stop at an Odbo cosmetic shop to stock up on the brand’s feted skincare products. Thereafter, visit the majestic Gyeongbok Palace, the largest palace during the Joseon Dynasty. Roam its stately grounds, delve into its storied past and imagine what it might have been like centuries ago. Next, visit Tongin Market. Dating back to June 1941, this was a public market set up for Japanese residents when Korea was under Japanese rule. Now, it is a bustling yet traditional market filled with street vendors, restaurants and grocery stores. After that, indulge in a spot of shopping at the stylish and ritzy Myeongdong.
Local Deluxe category Hotel: Best Western Premier Seoul Garden hotel or similar
 
Day 8 Seoul - Incheon - Singapore
Breakfast/Meals On Board
This morning, proceed to Healthy Liver Centre to browse for health products. If time permits, you can do some last-minute shopping at a local provision shop before you transfer to the airport for your flight home.