5 Days South Korea Autumn Tour
Seoul - Jeonju - Seoul
Tour Type: Private Tour
Price from: on request Free Inquiry
- 5 days seasonal package tour which can be customized.
- Enjoy Korea’s Autumn by visiting famous mountains for fall foliage.
- An unforgettable experience of crossing the suspension bridge.
- Recommended for nature lovers and photographers who wish to take beautiful scenic places.
Day 1 Arrival Seoul, ICN -Gapyeong - Seoul
Airport pick-up, Nami Island, Petite France, Dongdaemun Design Plaza
Meals: No Meal
Overnight: In Seoul
Meet with a tour guide at Incheon airport at 09:30 AM in front of Gate 5 and transfer to Gapyeong, where we will visit Nami Island, which is famous for its beautiful tree-lined roads, you can enjoy the beauty of nature while taking a stroll. Nami Island has various facilities such as education and training, a theme park, water sports, and lodging facilities. Interestingly, the island doesn’t have telephone poles because all electric wires were built underground to appreciate the beautiful scenery.
Enjoy your lunch and then visit Petite France, a French cultural village set in the Korean countryside which consists of 16 French-style buildings where you can experience French food, clothing, shops, and show. Then we will back to Seoul.
Dongdaemun Design Plaza (*Subject to availability): Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) has a meaning of Dream, Design, and Play. This is a must-visit place in Seoul for anyone who is interested in architecture and design. It is also a good photo spot for both day and night. Also, you can enjoy watching the LED rose garden at night. Enjoy your free time for the rest of the day in Seoul.
Nami Island tree-lined roads
Day 2 Seoul - Wanju - Jeonju
Mt. Daedun, Transfer to Jeonju, Jeonju Hanok Village
Overnight: In Jeonju
After breakfast, meet with a tour guide at the hotel lobby and transfer to Mt. Daedun. The highest point of Mt. Daedun is 2,881ft. You can ride a cable car to reach the top. The place is popular in the fall season and is famous for its suspension bridge.
Daedun Viaduct, the suspension bridge is the landmark of Mt. Daedun. There are two suspension bridges. They are brightly colored bridges that connect two rocky peaks. The wind will occasionally sway the bridge. The ladder one is much steeper, with an angle of approximately 70 degrees. Crossing the bridge will give you an unforgettable experience.
After lunch, we will transfer to Jeonju. Visit Jeonju Hanok Village. This village is in the city of Jeonju, which is ranked the third most visited city in Korea excluding Seoul. The village contains over 800 Hanok (a Korean traditional house) and is a famous tourist site even for Koreans. Although the village became commercialized, you can still appreciate the beautiful lines and edges of Hanok, try out various trendy snacks in Korea, and see many people roaming around wearing traditional Korean clothes. Stay overnight in Jeonju tonight.
Day 3 Jeonju - Mt. Naejang - Seoul
Mt. Naejang, Everland, Transfer back to Seoul
Overnight: In Seoul
After breakfast, meet with a tour guide at the hotel lobby and transfer to Mt. Naejang. Mt. Naejang, meaning ‘many secrets’ in the mountain, is one of the popular tourist sites in Korea. It is especially popular during the Autumn season due to its spectacular autumn foliage. It has been famous for fall foliage for more than 500 years. During the peak season, there are about 100,000 tourists per day to see the fall foliage. The mountain is beautiful not only during the fall but also during the spring cherry blossom season, summer season when the leaves turn more green, and winter season when the rock cliffs cover themselves with snow.
After lunch, visit Everland, a perfect amusement park for visitors. It is South Korea’s largest theme park which was ranked sixteenth in the world for amusement park attendance in 2014. Besides main attractions, Everland includes a zoo (ZooTopia) and a water park (Caribbean Bay). There are festivals all-year long such as Tulip Festival, Rose Festival, Summer Splash, Halloween Festival, Romantic Illumination, and more. One of the popular rides is T-Express, which is Korea’s first wooden roller-coaster that has the world’s steepest wooden roller coaster record (77 degrees, 2009). And transfer to Seoul.
Day 4 Seoul
Gyeongbokgung Palace, Free afternoon
Overnight: In Seoul
After breakfast, meet with a tour guide and start the tour. The first stop is Gyeongbokgung 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 visit Ginseng Museum. Through the exhibition hall, you can learn about history, different types of ginseng as well as the positive effects of ginseng. The following time will be for your free to explore the city. You may need to buy some souvenirs for your loved one, so the Cosmetic shop, Shinsegae Duty-free shop, and Pine tree shop are good choices.
You can also walk into Namdaemun Market (Souvenir shop), which is located near Namdaemun Gate. Namdaemun Market 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. Myeongdong Shopping Street is also recommended. Myeongdong street is 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.
Day 5 Departure Seoul
Transfer service to airport
After breakfast, you will meet with a DRIVER ONLY at the hotel lobby and transfer to ICN Airport for departure.
* According to the internationally common practice, hotel check-out is at 12:00. Any late check-out will cause an extra fee.
Due to the uncertainties of this tour, such as special local conditions , the changes of accommodation rate, etc, the tour has to be tailor-made and its price is on request. Please tell us in advance your group information inclusive of departure date, number of pax, and other individual needs, which will be helpful to work out a fit program and the right price.