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8D6N SEOUL & BUSAN SEMI TOUR

8D6N SEOUL & BUSAN SEMI TOUR
  • 8 days
  • Group Tour
  • Sep 2018 - Jun 2019
  • SGD 1688

TripZilla KR8SBG

150 South Bridge Road, #01-12 Fook Hai Building, Singapore 058727

Highlights
8D6N SEOUL & BUSAN SEMI TOUR​
Tour Code: KR8SBG

PLUS Up TO $800 OFF PER COUPLE
Sales period: August - June 2019
Travel period: August - June 2019


Highlight (Validity: October 2018  - March 2019)
Busan

  • Busan Gamcheon Culture Village​
  • Yongdusan Park
  • Jagalchi Market
  • Oryukdo Skywalk

Gyeongju

  • Bulguksa Temple​
  • Seokguram Grotto
  • Gyeongju National Museum

Daegu

  • Dongseongno Street
  • E-World 83 Tower

Sangju

  • Sangju Bicycle Museum

Seoul

  • Dongdaemun Design Plaza​
  • Tongin Market
  • Bukchon Hanok Village
  • Grevin Seoul Museum

Value Plus

  • 2-night accommodation at deluxe Busan hotel
  • 3-night accommodation at centrally located Seoul hotel
  • KTX high speed rail ride from Seoul to Busan
  • DIY Korean traditional gotgam gangjeong snack session​
  • Hanbok dress-up session
  • 1-day free and easy each in Busan and Seoul

Gourmet Inclusions

  • Korean pan-fried chicken lunch
  • Seafood steamboat with Korean pancake dinner
  • Hot stone pot bibimbap and shabu shabu lunch
  • Galbi BBQ Dinner
  • Korean set lunch
  • Korean ginseng chicken soup dinner
  • Hanjeongsik dinner
  • Korean street snacks lunch box


ITINERARY
Day 1 Singapore - Incheon 

Meals On Board
Assemble  at  Singapore  Changi  Airport  for your flight to Incheon.

Day 2 Incheon – Busan 
(Korean Pan-fried Chicken Lunch/ Seafood Steamboat With Korean Pancake Dinner)
Upon arrival, kick off your visit by taking a KTX high speed rail ride to Busan, Korea’s 2nd-largest city and number 1 trading port. Visit Busan Gamcheon Culture Village, also known as Korea’s Santorini. Originally home to Korean war refugees, the village has now been transformed by public art projects into a vibrant and quirky neighbourhood nestled in the mountains. Capture the dazzling Lego like roofs in all their psychedelic glory as they reflect the beautiful rays of sunlight stacked on one another. Next, visit Yongdusan Park before heading to Jagalchi Market, Korea’s largest seafood market selling both live and dried fish. Thereafter, head to Orykudo Skywalk for a heart-stopping walk on water. As you make your way along the 12-metre u-shaped glass bridge, marvel at the dramatic, crashing waves 40 metres beneath your feet and the brilliant Daemedo Island on the horizon.

Day 3 Busan 
 (Breakfast)
After breakfast, spend the day exploring Busan at leisure. Alternatively, you may join an optional day tour inclusive of lunch at your own expense. The day tour includes a visit to Hallyeohaesang National Marine Park, the 4th national park in Korea and with one of the most beautiful stretches of waterway along Korea’s south coast. After that, take a scenic cruise along Geoje Haegeumgang River to Oedo-Botania, a marine botanical garden. The cruise takes you past Geoje Haegeumgang Island where you will be able to admire the magnificent Lion Rock, Shipjagul Cave and Maitreya Rock. Take the famed Stairway to Heaven at Oedo-Botania where you can appreciate a plethora of stunning blooms amidst beautifully manicured landscapes with the glistening ocean in the background. After lunch, make a stop at BIFF Square to learn about the Korean film industry. Proceed to the bustling Gukje Market, one of the largest and most well-known traditional markets in Busan. Home to more than 1,000 shops and food stalls, you will be able to find almost anything here.
Note The optional day tour costs USD120 per traveller and is subject to a minimum participation of 10 travellers.
 
Day 4 Busan – Gyeongju – Daegu 
(Breakfast/ Hot Stone Pot Bibimbap And Shabu Shabu Lunch/ Korean Stir-fried Pork Bulgogi Dinner)
Today, soak up some Korean history and culture at Gyeongju, ancient capital of the Silla  dynasty  for  more  than  1,000  years  and also known as the museum without walls. First, see ancient Buddhist temple Bulguksa Temple, designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO for its architecture and plentiful historical and cultural relics. Within the temple complex, visit Seokguram Grotto, an artificial stone temple made from granite and regarded as the representative stone temple of Korea. Then, proceed to Gyeongju National Museum for a better understanding and appreciation of the rich history and cultural heritage of Gyeongju. Later in the afternoon, prepare for a shopping spree at Dongseongno Street, a major fashion district in Daegu. Packed with hundreds of stores full of personality that reflect the city’s fast- paced fashion trends, serious shoppers will be delighted at the wide range of unique fashion items available at affordable prices. Later, proceed to 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.
 
Day 5 Daegu – Seoul 
(Breakfast/Galbi BBQ Lunch/ Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup Dinner)
This morning, start your day with a visit to Guam Farm Stay Village, a quaint village in the countryside surrounded by gorgeous mountains and rolling fields. Here, you will get to experience the making of songpyeon in a DIY Korean rice cake session. Later, proceed to 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, enjoy a scenic coach ride back to Seoul. End the night with a visit to Dongdaemun Design Plaza. Bearing the hallmark of world-renowned designer Zaha Hadid, be fascinated by its strong curvilinear form that incorporates a museum, business centre and park.
 
Day 6 Seoul 
(Breakfast/Hanjeongsik Dinner)
After breakfast, visit the Ginseng Monopoly Showroom followed by the Obdo outlet to stock up on Korean skincare products. Next, visit Tongin Market, originally established for Japanese residents in the area when Korea was under Japanese rule but now known for its delectable array of Korean snacks among locals and tourists alike. Then, head to Bukchon Hanok Village, home to hundreds of traditional Korean courtyard houses or hanoks dating back to the Joseon dynasty. Immerse in Korean tradition and culture as you take a leisurestroll among the many hanoks that have been beautifully refurbished and given a new lease of life as guesthouses, teahouses and small shops. End the day on a fun note at the newly opened Grevin Seoul Museum, the 1st Asian subsidiary of France’s famous beeswax museum. Pose with Hollywood celebrity Leonardo DiCaprio, have a meeting with South African revolutionary Nelson Mandela, and experience red carpet glamour with top Hallyu stars. Your selfies will be the envy of all your friends!
 
Day 7 Seoul
(Breakfast)
Spend the day at leisure or join an optional day tour inclusive of lunch to Everland, South Korea’s largest theme park. Unleash your inner child and enter a colourful realm of thrilling rides and entertainment.
Note The optional day tour costs USD80 per traveller and is subject to a minimum participation of 10 travellers.

Day 8 Seoul - Incheon - Singapore 
(Breakfast/Meals On Board)
This morning, proceed to Healthy Liver Shop where you can shop for health products. If time permits, you may do some last-minute shopping at a local provision shop before you transfer to the airport for your flight home.


 

Remarks

  • Tour is conducted in Mandarin unless otherwise specified.  
  • Revisions, if any, in itinerary are subject to the Company’s Terms and Conditions, a copy of which is available at www.ChanBrothers.com/PackageTourTnCs. In particular, the Customer is requested to note the following:
  • Itinerary may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond the Company’s control.
  • Accommodation in designated cities is subject to room availability.
  • Sequence of itinerary may be subject to change.
  • Different tour groups may be merged.
  • Proposed changes, if any, that are not accepted will be subject to the refund provisions set out in the Terms and Conditions.