Discover Korea

Overview

Enjoy a full experience around South Korea with a 7-day excursion that circles the entire country. Visit the best attractions in each city, view popular natural landmarks, dine on delicious authentic Korean food, stay overnight in luxurious hotels, and more! This is a trip like no other where you can tour around popular destinations around Korea and dive into the fascinating history and culture the country has to offer. This is a premium all-inclusive adventure! Come along on this unique experience where you will create memories to last a lifetime!

Route: Seoul – Gongju – Daejeon – Jeonju – Jinan – Gwangju – Boseong – Suncheon – Yeosu – Jinju – Busan – Gyeongju – Andong – Wonju – Pyeongchang – Mt. Seoraksan – Seoul

  • 6-night, 7-day excursion around South Korea starts every Saturday and ends Friday
  • Price includes 6 nights of accommodation in 4-5 star hotels, all entrance fees, expert english speaking tour guide, transportation to all destinations, daily hotel breakfast, lunch and dinner at local restaurants
  • A great mix of history and culture at famous attractions around the country
  • Accommodation in deluxe hotels
  • A complete impression of Korea’s cultural treasures, dreamlike landscape, and a traditional experience 
  • Dive into South Korea’s must-see cultural attractions, bustling cities, and traditional towns

What to Expect

You will visit the most popular attractions around Korea. Traditional old villages meet modern and new city buildings. Experience the secret gems Korea has to offer, such as the scenic green tea fields in Boseong.

You will learn about Korean history and culture from a professional guide who is knowledgeable and knows everything about the country.

This trip involves hands-on activities such as tea ceremonies and traditional hanji-making. You will discover more about the history of Korea from these experiences.

These groups involve people from all over the world who get to know each other very well. Feel free to join our trip even if you are a solo traveler or a group. Our expert tour guide knows how to make everyone feel welcome and comfortable

You will dine on the best and most authentic food Korea has to offer. Feast on a variety of traditional Korean dishes.

Stay overnight in the best 4-5 star hotels in each city which provide comfort and luxury. These hotels will provide you with relaxation time after an exciting day of traveling.

Use the amenities offered at hotels such as large swimming pool areas and fitness centers. Daily buffet breakfasts will be offered at each hotel providing you with many delicious options to choose from.

ITINERARY

Day 1 (Sat) Seoul - Gongju - Daejeon (Lunch & Dinner)

  • 8:00am-9:00am pick up from hotel in Seoul, guide will greet you with “Discover Korea Tour” sign
  • Leave for Gongju, ancient capital of Baekje Kingdom (18 BC-660 AD)
  • Experience mediation and conversation over tea with a monk at Magoksa Temple a representative temple surrounded by a mountain and rivers in Chungnam Province
  • Visit the Tomb of Muryeong King with the wall painting drawn on the number 6 tomb
  • Continue on to Gongsanseong Fortress, a mountain castle established during the Baekje Period, and enjoy archery
  • Transfer to Daejeon, a hub city of Korea, famous for its hot springs
  • Check into the Inter Citi hotel and enjoy leisure at the indoor spa offering high quality water

Day 2 (Sun) Daejeon - Jeonju - Jinan - Gwangju (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Arrive at the first destination: Jeonju Hanok Village, filled with over 800 traditional Korean houses, famous among tourists due to its atmosphere that strongly contrasts with the modern city around it
  • Dress up in a Hanbok, a traditional Korean costume, and make memories with friends while wearing it
  • Explore Gyeonggijeon Shrine, built in 1410, and holds the portrait of King Tae-jo, founder of the Joseon Dynasty
  • Visit Tapsa temple in Jinan, famous for over 80 stone pagodas built by Lee Gapyong, a retired scholar
  • Leave for Gwangju, located in the southwest corner of Korea, and stay overnight in the Holiday Inn Gwangju

Day 3 (Mon) Gwangju - Boseong - Suncheon - Yeosu (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Visit Boseong Green Tea Plantation, a beautiful destination full of green tea fields and cedar trees
  • Taste Boseong green tea
  • Visit Naganeupseong Folk VIllage where you can observe the daily dwellings indigeneous to the south provincial area
  • Explore Suncheonman Bay, thickly covered with reeds taller than a full-grown man
  • Stop by Yongsan Observatory to see the bay’s beautiful view
  • Move to Yeosu, one of the country’s most picturesque port cities, especially at night
  • Celebrate the night in Yeosu by watching the view of the seaside village
  • Stay overnight in the Hidden Bay Hotel

Day 4 (Tue) Yeosu - Jinju - Busan (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Take the Yeosu cable car, offering a safe yet thrilling experience with the gondola that operates over seawater
  • Enjoy scenery of downtown Yeosu and the archipelago around the old seaport
  • Visit Jinjuseong Fortress which is historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592
  • Transfer to Busan and enjoy the rest of the day on your own after dinner
  • Rest of the day is free for you to explore Haeundae Beach, known for its modern feel
  • Spend your night at cafes and pubs
  • Enjoy watching busking along the shoreline as well as Haeundae Market
  • Stay overnight in the Ramada Encore Haeundae

Day 5 (Wed) Busan - Gyeongju (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Visit Nurimaru APEC House, which means “a house where the world summits gather together for an APEC meeting.” Located o Dongbaekseom Island, noted for its beautiful, natural landscape accented by dense camellia and pine trees
  • Head to Gyeongju and explore Bulguksa Temple, the representative relic designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in Gyeongju
  • Visit Gyeongju National Museum. Its holdings are largely devoted to relics of the Silla Kingdom, of which Gyeongju was the capital
  • Continue on to Daereungwon Tomb Complex which has more than 20 large and small tombs from the Shilla period and has been designated a Historic site. The tombs are presumed to be those of Kings and Court officials
  • The last stop is Cheomseongdae Observatory, the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia constructed during the reign of Queen Seon-deok (632-647). It was used to observe starts to forecast the weather
  • After dinner, enjoy time on your own and walk through Bomun Lake
  • Stay overnight in the Gyeongju Hilton Hotel

Day 6 (Thurs) Gyeongju - Andong - Wonju - Pyeongchang

  • Take a morning tour through Andong Hahoe Village, home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan and well-known for its traditional houses
  • Hahoe Village boasts exquisite scenic sights: the elegant Nakdong River flowing around the village, the magnificent Buyongdae Cliff, endlessly unfolding sandy beaches, and lush ancient pine trees
  • Visit Hanji Theme Park and experience the Hanji making process
  • A short transfer will bring you to the Intercontinental Pyeongchang Hotel in Pyeongchang

Day 7 (Fri) Pyeongchang - Mt. Seoraksan - Seoul

  • Visit Ski Jump Tower Observatory by monorail for Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018
  • Enjoy the view of the Sky Lounge and have some free time to enjoy coffee or tea
  • Travel to Yangyang for hiking at Jujeongol of Mt. Seorak to enjoy nature
  • 18:00 return to Seoul
  • Drop off at T-Mark Grand Hotel, T-Mark Hotel, Lotte Hotel Seoul, and Center Mark Hotel

Payment Detail

Price list: Double or Triple share rooms-1,530USD(1,680,000KRW) per person,
               Single-use room- 2,010USD(2,200,000KRW) per person,
               Child (2-11) price-1,224USD(1,350,000KRW) per person
***What is included**
-6 nights accommodation in 4-5 star hotels
-Transportation
(1-4 people): small van
(5-9 people): small bus
(10-17 people): medium bus
(18 or more people): large bus
-All activity and entrance fees
-Expert english speaking tour guide
-Daily breakfasts at hotels
-Lunch and Dinner at local restaurants

How to Pay for Trips
1.You can use ATM machines or online banking to wire payments directly from your bank account to Adventure Korea’s account, Shinhan Bank account no: 140-011-581081 under the name of (주)더에이케이트래블
2.Otherwise, you can visit any bank in Korea and have a teller wire the funds on your behalf.
3.When depositing in USD
-1. BANK NAME : SHINHAN BANK
-2. BANK ADDRESS : 20, SEJONG-DAERO 9-GIL, JUNG-GU, SEOUL, SOUTHKOREA (POSTAL CODE 04513)
-3. SWIFT CODE : SHBKKRSE
-4. ACCOUNT NUMBER : 110 427 866650

How to sign up for the trip
Please pay the full amount in order to reserve your seat and email to webmaster@adventurekorea.com with the information below;
1.Trip name
2.Your full name including middle name.
3.Contact number
4.How much was deposited
5.What bank you sent it from
6.Time and date you sent it
7.Pick up site(Your hotel name in Seoul)
8.Gender& Nationality
9.Trip date

Pick up site

Lobby of your hotels in Seoul between 8am-9am on Saturday

*** Return Location
Around 18:00pm on Friday
Center Mark Hotel
T-Mark Hotel
T-Mark Grand Hotel
Lotte hotel

Additional Information

You must have a valid passport with you for travelling

Cancellation Policy

30 Days: Full Refund
29-20 Days: 90% Refund
19-11 Days: 80% Refund
10-7 Days: 60% Refund
6-3 Days: 40% Refund
2-1 Days: 20% Refund
0 Days: No Refund

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