6 Days Best South Korea with Jeju

Seoul - Jeju Island - Seoul

Tour Code: TAT-South Korea-05

Tour Type: Private Tour

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Tour Feature

  • Enjoy the best of Korea, visit Seoul and Jeju in one tour. 
  • Enjoy exclusive activities such as cruises and Trick Eye Museum & Ice Museum. 
  • Be astonished by the beautiful landscape, history, and culture of Korea

 

 

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Day 1 Arrival Seoul

Transfer to Hotel

Meals: No Meal
Overnight: In Seoul

 

Welcome to South Korea. Upon arriving at the  Incheon airport, you will be met by our local driver and transferred to the hotel. Check-in and free at leisure for the rest of the day. 

 

NOTE: According to international common practice, the hotel check-in time is often after 14:00 or 15:00.

Seoul City View
Seoul City View

 

Day 2 Seoul

Gyeongbok Palace, National Folklore Museum, Presidential Blue House (pass-by), Gwanghwamun Plaza, Bukchon Hanok Village, Cheongyecheon stream

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: In Seoul

 

Pick up from the hotel and start our first day of exciting Seoul exploring.  First, we will move to visit Gyeongbok Palace, the largest palace among the Five Grand Palaces built in Joseon Dynasty. Gyeongbokgung Palace was once destroyed by Japan in the early 20th century. The palace has been gradually restored since then. (Tuesday: Replaced by Changdeokgung Palace). Then we will visit the National Folklore Museum, which is located on the ground of Gyeongbokgung Palace. The design of the building is based on various historical buildings in Korea. You can see over 98,000 historical objects that were used in everyday life from prehistoric times to the end of the Joseon Dynasty.

We will pass by the Presidential Blue House or Cheong Wa Dae, which has blue tiles as the signature markings. These tiles were baked individually so that they can withstand for hundreds of years. The Blue House is actually a complex of buildings and each is uniquely designed, mainly in Korean architectural style with some elements of modern elements.

Later we will get to Gwanghwamun Plaza. The redesigned Gwanghwamun Square just opened to the public on Aug 1st, 2009, which is located at the center of the 600-Year old historic city of Seoul, where you can see the statue of King Sejong the Great who invented the Korean Alphabet ‘Hangul’ and the statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin.

 

Lunch will be arranged at a local restaurant to experience Noodle Soup (***Meal menu subject to change***).

 

In the afternoon, we will go to visit Bukchon Hanok Village, home to hundreds of traditional houses, called Hanok. This hanok is closely packed together, which makes it a great photo spot for you to take. Hanok galleries, Hanok Handicraft Workshops, and Hanok restaurants are also available. However, please note that this is a living place for residents and you need to keep your voice low. Walk around Insadong Antique Street in the heart of the city, which is a unique place where you can see ancient but precious and traditional goods on display. There is one main road in Insa-dong with alleys on each side. Within these alleys, there are galleries and traditional restaurants, tea houses, and cafes.

The last spot of today is the Cheongyecheon stream, which has 600 years of story to tell. It was once neglected after the Korean War because it was soon filled with trash as many people settled down along the stream. However, it was restored in 2005 and became an example of successful restoration in the megacity.

 

After the tour, you will be transferred to drop off at your hotel. Enjoy your leisure time for the rest of the day. 

 

NOTE: Generally speaking, the tour time is between 09:00-18:00 

Gyeongbok Palace
Gyeongbok Palace

 

Day 3 Seoul

Hongdae shopping area, Trick Eye Museum & Ice Museum, Korea House(Seaweed Museum), Seoul N Tower(No tower observatory), Myeongdong Fashion Street, Namdaemun market

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: In Seoul

 

After breakfast, meet with a tour guide at the hotel lobby and start the tour.

In the morning, we start in the Hongdae shopping area, A place that is well-known for its youthful and romantic atmosphere, underground culture, and freedom of self-expression. There are unique cafes, accessory stores, art markets, fashion shops, street performances, and more for you to explore. Then visit Trick Eye Museum & Ice Museum.  You can enter Trick Eye Museum and Ice Museum at once. Unlike most museums, you can touch and interact with displayed exhibits in the Trick Eye Museum. The Ice Museum is located inside the Trick Eye Museum, and it is filled with objects that are fully made out of ice. Be sure to prepare extra clothes to put on. 

 

Lunch: Stir-fried Chicken (***Meal menu subject to change***).

 

In the afternoon, visit Korea House(Seaweed Museum),  established in 2016, Korea House(Seaweed Museum) is a place where you can try Kimchi Making and Hanbok wearing experiences. Move to Seoul N Tower(No tower observatory),  Established as a broadcast tower in 1969, Seoul N Tower has become the representative landmark of Seoul and is renowned for its cityscape. The place becomes more popular at nighttime when the tower lights are turned on. You can also enjoy the panoramic view of the cityscape. Enjoy the Hangang River cruise in Yeouido. You can take a break from the busy urban atmosphere and enjoy a relaxing time on the cruise while watching the Han river view. Course route: Yeouido – Dangsan Railway Bridge – Yeouido

Walk along Myeongdong Fashion Street,  one of Seoul’s popular shopping and tourism districts among young people. Floating populations are estimated to be 2 million per day and it is one of the most expensive shopping districts in the world. You can find mid to high-priced brands including Korean cosmetics and enjoy trendy food streets here.

Walk into Namdaemun market near Namdaemun Gate. It is one of the largest and oldest markets in Korea. You can buy a variety of goods such as clothes, glasses, kitchenware, toys, fishing equipment, carpets, ginseng, flowers, and imported goods.

 

After the tour, you enjoy your leisure time after your drop-off at the hotel. 

 

NOTE: Generally speaking, the tour time is between 09:00-18:00 

Hangang River Cruise
Hangang River Cruise

 

Day 4 Seoul - Jeju

Fly to Jeju, O’Sulloc Tea garden, Mt. Sanbangsan, Jusangjeoli Cliff, Jeongbang Waterfall, 1,100 Altitude Wetland

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: In Jeju

 

After breakfast, meet with a driver at the hotel lobby and transfer to a morning Gimpo airport and fly to Jeju. Meet with a tour guide at Jeju airport upon arrival and start the tour.

O’Sulloc Tea garden/ Innisfree: Here, you can learn about Korea’s traditional tea culture. Interestingly, the entire building takes the shape of a green tea cup. It seeks to harmonize the cultures of the West and East and past traditions with the modern world. You can enjoy unique O’Sulloc teas or views of the nearby green tea fields and the surrounding landscape in the observatory, located on the second floor of the building.


Lunch: Local Well-being Buffet (Menu: Salad, Fruits in Season, Porridge, Noodle, Pork, Spaghetti, Fruit Juice, Pried rice, etc. ***Meal menu subject to change***)


In the afternoon, Mt. Sanbangsan, a trachytic tuff lave dome connected to the sedimentary layer of Dragon coast. It is a bell-shaped thalloid that stands tall in the plains of Southwest Jeju. Then visit Jusangjeoli Cliff [UNESCO GEO Park]. The columnar joints in the Jungmun Tourism Complex were designated as Natural Monument #433 on December 27, 2004. They look like a large folding screen with black hexagon stone pillars. It is a wonder to look at the columnar joints with beautiful ocean waves crashing against them.  

Mt. Sanbangsan
Mt. Sanbangsan


Enjoy a good time at Jeongbang Waterfall, one of three main Jeju waterfalls, along with Cheonjiyeon Waterfall and Cheonjaeyeon Waterfall. It is the only one in Korea which spills directly into the sea. Harmonized with the sea, two 23m-tall columns of the waterfall with a sound like thunder make a magnificent view. 


1,100 Altitude Wetland: Above 1,100m from sea level, the wetland has been designated as one of the national wetland protected areas. You can take a look at the observatory and service area. Also, take a 10-15 min walk through the course and observe diverse species living in the wetlands.

 

Enjoy your free time for the rest of the day. You may walk with your loved ones on the beach of the island, relaxing.
 

NOTE: Generally speaking, the tour time is between 09:00-18:00 

Jeongbang Waterfall
Jeongbang Waterfall

 

Day 5 Jeju - Seoul

Dragon-Head Rock, IlChul Land, Seongeup Folk Village, Seopji Coji coast, Sunrise Peak, Sarabong Sunset

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: In Seoul

 

After breakfast, meet with a tour guide at the hotel lobby and start the tour. The first stop is Dragon-Head Rock or Yongduam, which was created by strong winds and waves over thousands of years. It got its name because the rock formation has the shape of a dragon’s head. There are two different legends about the rock. Many believe that the black dragon symbolizes bravery, hope, and good luck. Then we will go to IlChul Land,  an ecological and cultural attraction where you can enjoy different themes such as replica folk village, and Micheongul Cave as well as convenient facilities. Before lunch, we will visit Seongeup Folk Village, a small town that holds a vast amount of culture. Cultural properties have been handed down from generation to generation and include treasures such as residential houses, Confucian shrines and schools, ancient government offices, stone statues, large millstones (pulled by horses or ox), fortress ruins, and stone monuments.

 

Lunch: Choose either Jeju Black Pork Meal Set or Vegetarian Meal Set(***Meal menu subject to change***).

 

In the afternoon, walk along the Seopji Coji coast, which is located at the end of the eastern shore of Jeju Island, where you can see a nice view of the ocean from the lighthouse even in winter. The place gets covered with yellow canola fields in the spring and 20-30 min. A stroll along the coast is recommended. The next stop is Sunrise Peak on the eastern end of Jejudo Island, it rose from under the sea in a volcanic eruption over 100,000 years ago. There is a huge crater at the top of Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak. With the 99 sharp rocks surrounding the crater, it looks like a gigantic crown. While the southeast and north sides are cliffs, the northwest side is a verdant grassy hill that is connected to the Seongsan Village. The ridge provides an ideal spot for walks and for horse riding as well.  our tour bus/car will drive along the beautiful coastline of North-Eastern Jeju and you will pass by Hado Beach & Saehwa beach whilst heading to Manjang cave. Plus, Jongdalri Shore Road is known for its hydrangea during Summer.

 

Enjoy the Sarabong Sunset. Sarabong is shaped like a horse shoe from the sky. This is a perfect place to see the sunset in Jeju. From the top of Sarabong, you can see the panoramic view of the city, Jeju airport, and Jeju harbor, and to the south, Mt. Hallasan. Then take a night flight back to Seoul overnight.

 

NOTE: Generally speaking, the tour time is between 09:00-18:00 

Sunrise Peak
Sunrise Peak

 

Day 6 Depart Seoul

Transfer to airport

Meals: Breakfast

 

After breakfast, you will meet with a DRIVER ONLY at hotel lobby and transfer to ICN Airport for departure.

 

NOTE: According to the international common practice, the hotel check out time is 12:00. Check-out after 12:00 will cause late check-out fee. 

 

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