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South Korea Tailormade Holidays

Explore Seoul, the DMZ, stunning Jeju Island and lots more
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Sojourns to South Korea

Whether you'd like to experience the cosmopolitan capital of Seoul, trek through beautiful national parks, explore ancient temples or hop over to stunning Jeju Island, our team can create a tailor made holiday in South Korea that will tick all of your boxes. Making sure to incorporate your interests and passion, whether a love of local culture or historic sites, we’ll design a bespoke itinerary just for you, tailored to your tastes, style and time-frame.

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Jeju Island Highlight

Jeju Island

Jeju island is South Korea’s largest island and is situated in the south of the country. It is a volcanic island which is dominated by the imposing Halla Mountain which stands at 6500 feet high and is South Korea’s tallest mountain. Formed entirely from a number of volcanic eruptions the island also holds the only crater lake known to exist in the country. 12% of Jeju is home to the largely untouched Gotjawal Forest. The lack of human interaction with this vegetation has given it a its a ...
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Seoul Highlight

Seoul

The capital of South Korea is a vibrant, modern city that really lives up to the ‘24-hour party’ tag that other cities can only pay lip service to. A buzzing urban expanse that is striving to reshape its hardened concrete and steel edges with gorgeous city parks, cultural landmarks and tasteful design, Seoul is rebranding itself for the 21st century and leaving a big impression on its visitors. Seoul was the World Design Capital in 2010, an accolade that has encouraged creative and to of ...
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Cheongpung Lake

The beautiful Cheongpung Lake is the starting point for ferry journeys to see the ‘Eight Scenic Wonders of Danyang’. These scenic wonders were designated by the scholar Hwang Lee (1501-1570) who was enamoured with the area’s natural beauty when he came to Danyang as a chief governor. The first of the eight wonders is Dodam Sambong, an island in the Namhan River whose three peaks are said to represent a love triangle between a husband, his wife and his concubine. The story goes that a a ...
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Mount Hallasan

The Hallasan Mountain is a shield volcano on the South Korean island of Jeju. It is the highest mountain in South Korea and can be seen from all over the island though the peak is often covered in clouds. The mountain is a popular feature of the Hallasan National Park, which was designated an UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 2002. The mountain itself is home to the oldest Buddhist temple on the island, Gwaneumsa, built during the Goryeo Dynasty (918 – 1392). It also contains a crater lake named ...
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Mt Seoraksan Highlight

Mount Seoraksan NP

Mount Seoraksan National Park is one of Korea’s most famous national parks, renowned for its breath-taking beauty. Spread across four cities and counties, the peaks of the Seoraksan Mountains pierce through the clouds whilst waters the colour of jade course their way through the valleys below. UNESCO designated the area a Biosphere Preservation District in 1982 due to the many rare species found here. The park is a year round destination though particularly popular in the autumn when the red a ...
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Seongsan Sunrise Peak Highlight

Seongsan Sunrise Peak

The peak of Seongsan Ilchulbong rose from under the sea during a volcanic eruption over 100,000 years ago. Located at the eastern end of Jeju-do Island, it has a crater of 600m in diameter and 90m in height at its very peak. The 99 sharp rocks surrounding the crater give it the appearance of a gigantic crown. The northwest side of the peak is a verdant grassy hill that connects with the Seongsan Village and is a great place for walks and horse riding. The peak is known as the Sunrise Peak to ...
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Gwanyang

Situated in the south of the country, Gwangyang is home to a major steel works and local football team – the Chunnam Dragons. Throughout the year it hosts a number of festivals including the International Maehwa Festival which takes place in March. This free festival hosts a selection of traditional music and dance performances as well as ribbon, soap and necklace activities. The festival is hosted at this time of year due to the blossom from the Japanese Apricot Flower which blooms in ...
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Yeongju

Yeongju is a city in the north of South Korea famous for a number of sites. The city is home to the Buseoksa Temple, a celebrated temple that represents the Avatamsaka sect of Silla Buddhism. The name of the temple means ‘floating rock’ and the site dates back to 676. It was established by the famous monk, Uisang, who had studied Buddhism in China for 10 years before returning to Korea to help spread Buddhism in his home country. The Buseoksa Temple served as his base whilst he did so. The 8 ...
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Tailored To Suit You OTG Independent
Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

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