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Welcome to South Korea. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by our representative and transfers to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Today you(Ken) have a DMZ seat in coach tour scheduled for today. You will be picked up from the hotel lobby at 7.30am. Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is located around 45km north of Seoul and acts as a buffer zone and border between the two nations of North Korea and South Korea splitting the Korean Peninsula in half at the 38th parallel. It runs from east to west, stretches 250 kilometres, is 4 kilometres wide and is the most heavily militarized border in the world.
For the next few days you have your own arrangements
Today Ken makes his own way to the hotel. Mary will be picked up from the airport and transferred to the hotel where you both have the rest of the day at leisure.
Today you go on a full day tour of Seoul, you will be picked up from the hotel lobby at 9.10am. Sights include Cheong Wa Dae (aka The Blue House), which is South Korea’s answer to The White House, where the executive office is housed as well as being the President of South Korea’s residence. Then visit the Gyeongbokgung Palace, the largest of the “Five Grand Palaces” built by the last Korean Dynasty, the Joseon Dynasty. Within the Palace grounds visit Jogyesa Temple dedicated to Buddhism and still influential today. You'll also gain an insight into Korean culture, tradition and history at the National Folk Museum which situated in the grounds of the palace.
Today we bid you farewell and at 6am you will be met at the hotel lobby and transferred to the airport for your onward flight home.