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Seoul Searching & Jeju

9 days from USD $5,799

From vibrant Seoul and Gyeongju the ancient kingdom of Silla, to the bustling port city of Busan, the natural wonders of ...

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Day 1: Seoul

Arrive at ICN airport and met by driver. After clearing immigration and customs, you will be picked up by a driver and escorted to Seoul. As the nation’s capital with over 500 years of history, Seoul serves as the political, economic and educational hub of Korea. The remainder of the day at your leisure.

Day 2: Seoul

After driving around Blue House district, you will visit Gyeongbokgung Palace which was served as the main palace of Joseon Dynasty, the last dynasty of Korea. Then proceed to National Folk Museum. Neighboring block is Jogyesa Temple, the representative Buddhist temple located in the city.The final stop of today’s tour is Seoul Tower located on Mt.Namsan. Visitors can obtain the panoramic view of whole city from the observatory of Seoul Tower.

Day 3: Seoul - Gyeongju

After breakfast transfer to Seoul Railway station. Depart for Gyeongju by Express train (KTX). Served as capital of Silla Kingdom, the entire city of Gyeongju is a living history museum, containing remnants of the Silla Koingdom as well as relics pertaining to Buddhism. Afternoon tour of Gyeongju covers Tumuli Park, a collection of royal Silla tombs; Gyeongju National Museum displaying 23 ton Emille Bell cast in AD771 and many priceless treasures;

Day 4: Gyeongju - Busan

Today visit two magnificent temples enlisted to World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO - Seokguram Grotto, one of the Asia’s finest Buddhist shrines; Bulguksa Temple which was built during the glorious period of Silla Kingdom. Transfer to Busan, Korea’s principal port city. Afternoon Busan city tour covers Busan Tower, which provides the spectacular view of this port city; Jagalchi Fish Market and Kukje Market

Day 5: Busan - Jeju Island

After breakfast transfer to Gimhae Airport and board the flight to Jeju Island. Jeju Island is the volcanic island with its scenic natural beauty, unique cultural traditions and temperate climate. Afternoon tour of Jeju Island covers Hallim Park consisting of botanical gardens, lava caves and folk village; O’Sulloc Tea Museum where visitors can get the scenic view of green tea field.

Day 6: Jeju Island

Explore the scenic landscape of Jeju Island though hiking tour of Mt.Hallasan National Park ( or taking the tour of Olle walking path of southern Jeju). . In the Then visit Jusangjeolli Cliff, the scenic rock pillars piled up along the coast; Cheonjeyeon Falls, one of the main falls in Jeju

Day 7: Jeju Island - Seoul

Today’s Jeju tour includes a visit to Manjanggul Cave which is the longest lave tube in the world; Seongsan Sunrise Peak, a volcanic crater which is enlisted to UNESCO’s Natural Heritage; Seongeup Folk Village which is designated as a Folklore Preservation Zone and the villagers still live in the traditional thatched roof houses with stone and clay walls there. Transfer to Jeju Airport and board the flight to Seoul.

Day 8: Seoul

Today we visit DMZ, Demilitarized Zone was established by the Korean Armistice Agreement which was signed on July 27, 1953 to bring a truce to the Korean War; 3rd Tunnel which was allegedly built by North Koreans in 1979 for a second sneak attack to South Korea; Dora Observatory from which you can watch the village of North Korea; On the way to Seoul, you will drop by amethyst shop(or ginseng shop)

Day 9: Seoul

Met by driver and transfer to airport.