Jinhae/Gyeongju Cherry Blossom Festival & Bike Tour

Overview

This trip we will take you to Jinhae and Gyeongju, also known as the Rome of Korea. There, you can experience the beauty of blossoming cherry blossoms. The cherry blossoms are planted all along the roads and paths here making for a great flower tunnel to go through. Gyeongju is one of the must-see places in Korea since it is full of history.

  • Walk around Jinhae and see all of the cherry blossoms lining the streets
  • Bike and walk around Gyeongju where there are cherry blossoms everywhere. You will have five hours to ride around and explore (We will provide a city map)
  • Gyeongju has been described as the Rome of Korea because of all of the historical sites there. See Bunhwangsa Temple, Hwangnyongsa Temple, Seokguram Grotto, Bulguksa Temple, and more
  • Go to Bomun Lake and bike around the path around the lake. The trail is full of cherry blossoms
  • See Anapji Pond, built in 674, at night and see the amazing reflections of the buildings on the still water
  • Go to the Daereungwon and see huge burial mounds of the old kings from the Silla Dynasty. You can also go inside the Cheonmachong tomb and see how these mounds were built
  • See Cheomseongdae, an astronomical observatory built in the Silla Dynasty. It is the oldest observatory in East Asia and possibly the world
  • Visit the Gyeongju National Museum and see many artifacts from the Silla Dynasty
  • There are more activities and places that you may want to try out on your way like visiting the Teddy bear museum, hot air-balloon rides, ATV riding, and an Amusement park as well.
  • Eat some delicious Korean BBQ
  • Make traditional Korean rice snacks

What to Expect

Walk under the cherry blossoms and take in their amazing beauty
Go to the Gyeonghwa Rail Station, one of the best sites for seeing cherry blossoms in Korea
Take many photos of the cherry blossoms and yourself with them at the Yeojwacheon Romance Bridge
See the Cheomseongdae, the oldest astronomical observatory in East Asia and possibly the world
Go to the Bulguksa Temple, one of the most beautiful temples in Korea
Visit Anapji at night and see the amazing reflections on the water
Cycle around Gyeongju and take in the cherry blossoms and the historical sites

Hike up the easy trail on the Namsan Mountain in Gyeongju. Get a view of the entire area since Gyeongju is mostly flat

Make traditional Korean snacks

ITINERARY

Day 1

23:30pm

Pick up at a location of your choosing
*We depart late at night to avoid traffic jam

Day 2

05:00am

Arrive at Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival

07:00-10:00am

Visit best cherry blossom sites
– Yeojwacheon Romance Bridge
– Cherry blossom Tunnel
– Gyeonghwa Rail Station

10:10am

Leave for Gyeongju

11:30am

Arrive in Gyeongju and leave for Bike tour
We will provide a tour map and stamp book
*Tour Course
Bunhwangsa Temple – Hwangryeongsa Temple Site- Daeneungwon (Cheonmacheong)- Cheomseongdae-Seokbinggo Ice Storage-Imhaejeonji(Anapji)- Bomun Lake area-Gyeongju National Museum and much more

17:30pm

Return bikes at the rental shop

17:40pm

Move to Hotel

18:20pm

Arrive at accommodation and check in

18:40pm

Dinner together(Korean Pork BBQ,-included)

20:00pm

Noraebang&Social time

Day 3

08:00am

Wake up and have Breakfast at the hotel(Included)

09:00am

Experience Traditional Korean Rice Snack cooking

10:00am

Depart hotel

11:00am

Visit Seogulam Grotto

12:00pm

Visit Bulguksa temple&Have lunch

14:00pm

Depart for Seoul

19:00pm

Arrive at a location of your choosing

Payment Methods

We have different methods for you to pay for this trip.
*From outside of Korea
-We have an overseas bank account that you can wire the funds to
-Send the payment through Paypal
*From inside of Korea
-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
-Visit any bank in Korea and have a teller wire the funds on your behalf
-Send the payment through Paypal
*You can also pay a deposit using any method above (30% of total price) and pay the rest when you come to Korea
Please contact webmaster@adventurekorea.com for any enquiries about payment methods

Pick up site

We can pick you up at the lobby of wherever you are staying while in Korea. Please be in the lobby by the agreed upon pick up time and you will see our bus waiting to take you to your destination.

Cancellation Policy

We have to pay deposits for these trips with the different accommodations and activity places. If you cancel at the last minute, we are losing money as well. Therefore, we have put into place this cancellation policy. By paying for the trip you agree to this cancellation policy.
If you have paid and would like a refund we have a three week policy. This policy is as follows:
3 weeks before the trip: Full refund
2 weeks before the trip: 50% refund
1 week before the trip: 0% refund

Additional Information

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