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8D6N KOREA ENGLISH-GUIDED TOUR

8D6N KOREA ENGLISH-GUIDED TOUR
  • 8 days
  • Group Tour
  • Jan 2019 - Feb 2019
  • SGD 1848

TripZilla KR8ENG

101 Upper Cross Street #02-56 People’s Park Centre Singapore 058357

Highlights
8D6N KOREA ENGLISH-GUIDED TOUR


Sights:

  • Seoul - Dongnimmun Gate, Seodaemun Prison History Museum, Seoullo 7017, Deoksugung Palace, Bukchon Hanok Village
  • Jeju Island - Yongduam Rock, Seongsan Ilchubong Peak, Seongeup Folk Village, Eco Land Theme Park, Jeju Teseum Safari
  • Chuncheon - Namiseom Island
  • Gapyeong - The Garden of Morning Calm
  • Mount Seorak - Soraksan National Park, Sinheungsa Temple, Gwongeumseong Fortress
  • Yongin - Everland (with Passport Ticket)

Experience:

  • Seoul - Bibimbap Making, DIY Kimchi & Hanbok Wearing
  • Jeju - DIY Perfume Concoction
  • Samcheok - Ocean Rail Bike
  • Skiing (availible from Dec 18 - Feb 19)

Shopping:

  • Seoul - Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Myeong-dong

Taste:

  • Classic Korean Cuisine
  • Special Abalone and Flower Meal
  • Black Pork BBQ
  • Mushroom Steamboat
  • Palsaek Samgyeopsal (8 Colours and Flavours of Pork Belly BBQ)


ITINERARY
DAY 1 SINGAPORE→INCHEON

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

DAY 2 INCHEON→SEOUL→JEJU ISLAND
Annyeonghaseyo! Upon arrival in Seoul, start your sightseeing tour at Dongnimmun Gate*, stopover at the very symbol of independence from foreign intervention to Korea. Then, proceed to Seodaemun Prison History Museum*, discover the history of the dark chapter of Korean Independence Movement where Japanese soldiers tortured and later executed Korean Independence Movement followers. Next, visit Bibimbap Culture Center, a chance to both witness and experience a series of various cultural traditions and learn the makings of this well-known Korean dish to many people, bibimbap. Thereafter transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Jeju. This volcanic island is Korea’s largest and draws both international and domestic travelers alike. With its mild weather, plethora of spellbinding natural sights and relaxed vibe, it is not difficult to see way. Thereafter, make your way to Yongduam Rock, opportunities to see haenyeo (female divers) live in action catching seafood.

Note: From December 2018 - Dongnimmun Gate & Seodaemun Prison History Museum will be replaced by Trick Eye Museum & Ice Museum.

Lunch / Dinner

DAY 3 JEJU ISLAND
Start your adventure in Jeju with a visit to Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Formed more than 100,000 years ago, this peak features a crater surrounded by sharp, jagged rocks- the crowning glory, if you will. Next, learn a new skill and discover your preferred scents at DIY Perfume Concoction, concoct your own perfume with the choices of dried flowers and scents available. Then take a step back in time at Seongeup Folk Village and discover the beautiful treasures and unique culture of Jeju Island, handed down through generations. Next, stop at Eco Land Theme Park*,explore around the Gotjawal primeval forest in a train similar to the 1800s’ Baldwin locomotive train. Get ready your cameras to snap creative photographs with various animals at this new concept museum; the first of its kind in the world Jeju Teseum Museum.

Note: From December 2018 - Eco Land Theme Park will be replaced by Hello Kitty Island.

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

DAY 4 JEJU ISLAND → GIMPO → CHUNCHEON → GAPYEONG → MOUNT SEORAK
Transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Gimpo International Airport. Upon arrival, make your way to Namiseom Island, this crescent-shaped isle has ambience and nature with its own stamp of beauty and romance. Next, proceed to the oldest private garden in Korea The Garden of Morning Calm, it is an artistic space with a beautiful balance between the Korean concept of natural curves with asymmetry, and plants with synthetic materials, attracting about 600,000 visitors annually. This garden embraces the elegant and natural beauty of Korea and will make the perfect backdrop for any photo.

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

DAY 5 MOUNT SEORAK→SAMCHEOK
This Morning, visit one of the most beautiful sceneries mountain in Korea Seoraksan National Park, visit attractions, such as the 10-metre high Bronze Jwabul Statue and the ancient Sinheungsa Temple. Thereafter, ascend the valley by cable car to the site of a castle ruins, Gwongeumseong Fortresswhich is believed to have been built by the 23rd King of the Goryeo. Later, experience and enjoy memorable scenic view of the east coast while exercising leisurely at Samcheok Ocean Railbike* that offers a landscape view of black pines and bizarre rocks merged together.

Note:
Mt. Seorak cable car ride is subject to weather conditions. From December 2018 - Samcheok Ocean Railbike experience will be changed to Skiing activity. Rental of ski equipment (boots, plates and poles) ski suit (jacket and trousers) is included. Excluding gloves, goggles & headwear. Please bring along your bath towel for ski resort stay.

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

DAY 6 SAMCHEOK→YONGIN→SEOUL
After breakfast, gear up for a day of thrills and spills as you make your way to Everland, South Korea’s largest theme park. Unleash your inner child and enter a colourful realm of thrilling rides and entertainment, not your typical amusement theme park, Everland also houses 2,000 animals and 20 species of safari animals. Next, enjoy a relaxing stroll along Seoullo 7017, once an abandoned flyover for cars, it has since been revitalized into an elevated walkway for pedestrians. Standing above Seoul Station and the busy streets, you will also get to take in views of the city below. Thereafter, end the night with a visit toDongdaemun 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.

Breakfast / Dinner

DAY 7 SEOUL
Begin your day with a visit to majestic Deoksugung Palace, famous for its elegant stone-wall road. It is also the only palace that sits alongside a series of western style buildings that add to the uniqueness of the surrounding scenery. Next, visit National Ginseng Shop before proceed to a Skincare Lessonto learn some useful skincare tips for radiant glow and healthy skin. Thereafter, make a stop at aCosmetic Shop to stock up on your skincare products before you head to Seaweed Museum & Traditional Culture Experience, view the manufacturing process harvested from some of the cleanest waters of the Western Sea, where the fresh waters of the rivers and the salty waters of the ocean mix. It is one of the must-buy food items from Korea, seaweed. Next, roll up your sleeves and get set to participate in the making of an iconic, pungent and spicy Korean dish during a DIY kimchi session. You will also be able to do the traditional Korean dress and pose for a souvenir photo in a Hanbok dress-up photography session. In the evening, proceed to bustling Myeong-dong, one of the city’s main retail and commercial districts, for a spot of shopping.

Breakfast / Lunch

DAY 8 SEOUL→INCHEON→SINGAPORE
In the morning, make your way to Bukchon Hanok Village, home to hundreds of traditional courtyard houses or “hanoks” dating back to the Joseon dynasty. Immerse in Korean tradition and culture as you take a leisurely stroll among the many “hanoks” that have been beautifully refurbished and given a new lease of life as guesthouses, teahouses and small shops. Next, proceed to Healthy Liver Shop where you can shop for health products. If time permits, you can round up some last-minute shopping at localKorean Provision shops before you transfer to Incheon International Airport for your flight back to Singapore Changi Airport.

Meals On Board / Breakfast



IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Tour is conducted in English unless otherwise specified.

Revisions, if any, in itinerary are subject to the Company’s Terms and Conditions, a copy of which is available atwww.AsiaGlobalVacation.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.
  • Tipping guideline is KRW 6,000 per person per day for Guide & Driver and S$2 per person per day for Singapore Tour Leader.
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