History and Nature Healing Trip

Overview

  • See the Namhansanseong Fortress which was built all the way back during the Silla Era in the 7th century
  • Learn about the important role Namhansanseong Fortress played during the Joseon Dynasty and during the war with the Chinese
  • Walk through the Hwadamsup Botanical Garden where you can see many flowers, trees, and more. Walking through the relaxing and beautiful garden is a great way to heal a stressed mind
  • Eat a set meal fit for a king. This set meal is what a king from the old times in Korea would eat, especially the rice from Icheon, which is considered the best in Korea.
  • Draw a design to go on a mug at the ceramic village. Use colored pencils to draw on a piece of paper which will then get baked onto the side of the mug
  • Walk around the ceramic village and see all the traditional and new pottery and ceramic there. If you want, it is a great place to buy souvenirs for your friends and family

*Price: 65,000won
*Includes: Round trip bus, English/Chinese/Japanese speaking guide, tips, all entrance fees for the Hwadamsup Botanical Garden and making the mug at the ceramic village & LUNCH
*Lunch Menu: Set menu at a Korean fine dining restaurant. Two types of fish, meat (bossam), plenty of side dishes, and stone pot rice is available to eat from in the set menu.

What to Expect

Walk up the trail leading to the impressive fortress and take in all the nature surrounding it
Go to the love bridge and take in the view of the garden from there. If you want, you can buy a lock and write a message on it with your significant other and put it on the bridge
See all the beautiful flowers, trees, and moss around the botanical garden. You can also ride a monorail around the garden
See the fish swimming around at the freshwater fish aquarium. Right above the aquarium you can also see butterflies, birds, chipmunks, and other various insects
Eat a huge assortment of food that is fit for a king in the old times of Korea. Icheon is famous for its stone pot rice which is seen as the best in the nation and was sent to kings back in the day

Walk around the ceramic village and see all the traditional and unique works they have there. This is a great place to buy souvenirs for friends and family
Draw and design something to be cooked on to a ceramic mug

ITINERARY

08:00am

Pick up at Insadong

08:30am

Pick up at Hongik Univ. subway station, Hana tour office

9:30am-10:30am

Namhansanseong Fortress tour

11:00am-12:30pm

Hwadamsup Botanical Garden Tour

13:00pm-14:00pm

Set meal for lunch

14:40pm-16:00pm

Icheon ceramic village and DIY mug

17:30pm

Arrive at Hongik Univ. subway station

18:00pm

Arrive at Insadong

Payment Detail

*Price:65,000won

*Includes: Round trip bus, English/Chinese/Japanese speaking guide, tips, all entrance fees for Gate tour at Hwaseong Fortress and the Korean Folk Village & LUNCH

*How to Pay for Trips
1.You can use ATM machines to wire payments directly from your bank account to Adventure Korea’s account, which is 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.You also can pay into our paypal account below and it is 65USD adventurekoreatrip@gmail.com
4.You must sign up at least 2 days before the trip departure date and mail to webmaster@adventurekorea.com for sign up and provide all the information below
-Full name(which is shown on the passport),
-nationality
-Language (English, Chinese, Japanese)
-Pick up site
-Contact number

Cancellation Policy

5 days before the trip: Full refund (120 hours from departure time)
3 days before the trip: 50% refund (72 hours from the departure time)
0% refund (72 hours or less from the departure time)

Pick up site

1) Insadong(SM Duty Free Shop)
-Address : SM Duty Free Shop, 41, Insadong 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
-Public Transportation : Jonggak Station(Line 1) 1 minute walking distance(Exit No.3 or No.3-1)

2) Hongik Univ. Station(HanaTour Office)
-Address : 1F, HanaTour Bldg. 127, Yanghwa-ro(Seogyo-dong)
-Public Transportation : Hongik Univ. Station(Line 2, AREX).
Go out to Exit 1 at Hongik Univ. subway station and walk straight 300 meters and then you will see Hana tour office sign by Starbucks and KDB bank(5-minute walking distance)
-Please call us at 010-4242-5536 if you have any problem to find the pick up site

Additional Information

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Reviews

₩ 65,000

  • Trip date : Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location : Namhansanseong Fortress, Hwadamsup Botanical Garden, Pottery Village in Icheon in Gyeonggido
  • Guide Language : English/Chinese/Japanese
  • Minimum traveler : 1