Breathtaking Ulleungdo/Dokdo Island trip During Chuseok

Overview

Diving, hiking, and sightseeing scenic views where else could you do all these activities but at Ulleungdo Island? With Ulleungdo Island’s breathtaking scenery you won’t think about Jeju Island anymore. Many people describe Ulleungdo Island as an island that is ten times prettier than any island they have visited in Korea. Moreover, forget about the tourist spots full of people. Ulleungdo Island is so big it is easy to get lost in the beauties of the island. Go on a four day escapade with Adventure Korea over Chuseok and spend quality time with Ulleungdo Island nature’s beauty that is unrivaled to anywhere else.

The trip will cost 410,000won(390,000won before August 20) and this price including
1) Bus ride sightseeing around Ulleungdo Island for 5 hours
2) 6 meals (Buffet style in our hotel) including special bibimbap at Nari crater
3) 3 nights at hotel (The Ulleung hotel)
4) Round trip limousine bus to and from Seoul
5) Round trip ferry ticket to and from Ulleungdo Island
6) Cable car fee and entrance fees
7) Expert English speaking guides
8) Underwater Aquarium entry fee
*You can pay deposit (100,000won) now and pay the rest by August 25
* Dokdo Island tour fee is not included in the price so please add 60,000won if you wish to join

  • Water activities (snorkeling, cliff jumping, swimming), hiking, and trekking
  • Walk the coast or mountain ridge line to get amazing views
  • Eat the local delicacies of Ulleungdo including squid, sanchae bibimbap, mussels and rice, and yakso beef, which is the meat from cows that eat nothing but medicinal herbs and vegetables that grow naturally on the island
  • Go to the Dokdo Museum and ride a cable car to the Dokdo Observatory on Ulleungdo Island
  • Visit a fish market and see the wide variety of fish they catch around the island
  • Go on a bus tour of Ulleungdo Island and see all the amazing sites it has. The road going around the island has finally opened up and is connected so the bus can go in one big circle, making travel time around the island much shorter
  • Get an amazing view of the volcanic crater that is in the middle of the island
  • Go fishing using the rental fishing gear and bait (less than 7,000won) 
  • Go to the Underwater Wild Sea Life Observatory where you can see all the sea life that call the waters around the island home
  • See the beautiful Bongrae Waterfall, the main drinking source for the people living on the island
  • See locations all around Ulleungdo Island on your own on our 3rd day if you are not going to Dokdo Island
  • Ferry to Dokdo Island and take a tour of the island that is disputed between South Korea and Japan (60,000won)

What to Expect

Watch this video to get an idea of what we will be doing while at Ulleungdo Island and to see what the scenery looks like! Bring a waterproof camera to make a video like this one for yourself!

Hike around Ulleungdo and see the dramatic scenery made from volcanic eruptions
Go cliff jumping into the ocean

See many amazing sites around the island on the bus tour
See the fish crowded around the bait at the Underwater Wild Sea Life Observatory
See the interior of the island which was made by the crater of the volcano
Snorkel in the crystal clear waters
Swim in the clear emerald waters with your friends
Travel and see the views around Dokdo Island
Madicinal beef
Try the local delicacies only found in Ulleungdo Island such as delicious yakso beef and abalone rice

ITINERARY

Day 1 (Friday, September 17)

11:50pm

At Night, meet at Hongik Univ. station(Subway 2,Exit 1)

Day 2 (Saturday, 18)

00:20am

Pick up point at Express bus terminal(Subway Line 3, 7,9 Exit 8)

01:00am

Meet at Cheongmyeong subway station(exit 1)

02:00am

Pick up at Wonju bus terminal

04:00am

 Arrive at Chuam beach in Mukho
*Relax on the beach or sleep more in the bus

06:00am

Watch a gorgeous sunrise on the beach

09:00am

Board ferry to Ulleungdo (Takes 3 hours)
-Departure times may vary according to the ferry company and weather conditions

12:00pm

Arrive at Ulleungdo Island
*We will move to the Ulleng hotel by chartered bus

12:20pm

Check in

12:30pm

Lunch together (buffet style-delicious local food)-included

14:00pm

Leave for water activities & trekking
-Take a walk along the Haengnam lighthouse trail
-We will go hiking along the mountain ridge line or coast to get the best views
-Visit Dokdo Museum & cable car to the Dokdo Observatory
-You can go fishing, snorkeling and swimming as well

18:00pm

Dinner and drinks at our hotel restaurant (Included)
Free time

Day 3 (Sunday, 19)

07:00-08:00am

Wake up, breakfast at hotel(Included). Visit fish market

08:30am

Bus tour around the island

12:00pm

Arrive at the volcanic crater and have lunch(Best wild herb Bibimbap-included)

13:00pm

Hike to the peak of the mountain from the volcanic crater
(For those who are not for hiking)
You can go back down with the bus, as there are so many other things to do: fishing, snorkeling, ocean diving and swimming

18:00pm

Arrive back at the hotel
Free time

Day 4 (Monday 20)

Free Tour day!!
Let’s explore Ulleungdo Island
Bongrae Waterfall course, Jeodong Harbor, East Sea Observatory, Natural Rain Forest and much more
You can go fishing, snorkeling and swimming as well
*AK staff will help to make a plan or lead some of the courses
Sample Course
– Take a walk along the Haengnam lighthouse trail
– Snorkeling, swimming and cliff jumping at Naesujeon beach
– You can also try the greatest scuba diving with additional cost, so please let us know if you wish to do this activity
– We will go hiking along the mountain ridge line or coast to get the best views as well

*For those who are going for Dokdo island tour

12:30-16:00pm

Dokdo island tour
We will take a ferry to Dokdo Island and it will cost 60,000won extra for a round trip ticket and shuttle bus

19:00pm

Arrive back at the hotel to eat some dinner at another restaurant and drink some more (not included)

Day 5 (Tuesday 21)

08:00am

Have breakfast at hotel (included)

09:00am

Visit Dokdo Museum & cable car to the Dokdo Observatory-Included.
-Sample some medicinal mineral water. You can get a view of the controversial Dokdo Island from the mountain

14:00pm

Get on the ferry to the mainland
(Ferry departure time is subject to change depending on company and weather conditions)

17:00pm

Arrive at the mainland.

21:00pm

Drop off at Cheongmyeong station

21:30pm

Drop off at Express bus terminal station

22:00pm

Drop off at Hongik Univ. subway station
(Arrival times may vary depending on the traffic conditions)

Payment Detail

The trip will cost 410,000won(390,000won before August 27) and this price including
1) Bus ride sightseeing around Ulleungdo Island for 5 hours
2) 6 meals (Buffet style in our hotel) including special bibimbap at Nari crater
3) 3 nights at hotel (The Ulleung hotel)
4) Round trip limousine bus to and from Seoul
5) Round trip ferry ticket to and from Ulleungdo Island
6) Cable car fee and entrance fees
7) Expert English speaking guides
8) Underwater Aquarium entry fee
*You can pay deposit (100,000won) now and pay the rest by August 25
* Dokdo Island tour fee is not included in the price so please add 60,000won if you wish to join

2. There will be 4 people in each room.If you want to share a room with someone, let us know in advance so that we can arrange it for your group.
We will stay in an ondol-style(heating floor) room.
If you want to use a 2 person room. It will cost 60,000won extra for 3 nights per person.
3. Please book early as the places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
4. Please pay the deposit 100,000won now or pay the full amount in order to reserve your place.
5. Send payment to NH Bank account no: 317-0017-2500-41 under the name of (주)더에이케이트래블
Paypal account: adventurekoreatrip@gmail.com and it is 380 USD
6. If the weather conditions are bad on the last day of the trip and the ferry to the mainland is cancelled, we may have to stay one or two days extra. In such a case there may be additional expenses incurred.
7.We will have a chance to step on Dokdo island. It will cost 60,000won extra for the round-trip ferry ticket and shuttle bus. If you are interested in, let us know and pay in advance
8. Please let us know if you want to stay longer as we will
book a hotel and change the return ferry ticket.
9. When you deposit into the Adventure Korea’s account, PLEASE make sure you send an email to webmaster@adventurekorea.com and provide all the information below;
-Trip name
-Your full name including middle name.
-Contact number
-How much was deposited
-What bank you sent it from
-Time and date you sent it
-Pick up site
-All your travel companion names for room arrangement
-Gender, Date of birth & Nationality
*You must bring the same one(passport or ARC) which you will give us the number. If not, you will not get on the ferry.
-.Dokdo tour: Yes or No(If yes, pay in advance).

Cancellation Policy

*30 days before the trip from the departure time:
you will receive a full refund
*30 days – 11 days before the trip from the departure time:
50% refund
*10 days before the trip from the departure time:
0% refund

Pick up Site

Hongik Univ. station (Subway 2, Exit 1)

Express bus terminal (Subway Line 3,7,9 Exit 8)

Cheongmyeong subway station(exit 1)

Wonju bus terminal

Additional Information

(Group discount)
If more than 5 people sign up together, you will all receive a discount on the trip like below;
5-9 people:2,000won
10-14 people:3,000won
more than 15 people: 5,000won
NOTE: You must all sign up and pay together to qualify for the discount. Please email webmaster@adventurekorea.com to qualify
*If you have been on one trip with us and join us again you will get a discount on your next trip. The more trips you do the more discounts you will get.
Here’s a breakdown
your first trip is full price.
your second trip is discounted by 1,000won.
your third trip is discounted by 2,000won.
your fourth trip is discounted by 3,000won.
your fifth trip is discounted by 4,000won.
from your 6th trip is discounted by 5,000won.
Please send an email to webmaster@adventurekorea.com to qualify.

ADVENTURE KOREA DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
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(390,000won by August 27)