Day Trip to Nami Island with Petite France and Garden of Morning Calm

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Day Trip to Nami Island with Petite France and Garden of Morning Calm
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Spend the day exploring the must-see attractions outside of Seoul. Have a scenic walk in the oldest private garden in Korea and enjoy the popular Nami Island, known for its natural beauty. Explore the half-moon shaped island, which has very attractive landscapes and was used as the filming location for the famous Korean drama “Winter Sonata.” Visit Petite France, a small French village with 16 interesting French-style buildings. Receive a small briefing from a knowledgeable staff. This tour includes entrance fees and transportation in an air-conditioned coach/minivan.
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In Brief

Location:
Seoul, South Korea
Country:
South Korea
Duration:
10 to 12 hours
Operates:
Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Highlights:
All entrance fees included
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
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Itinerary
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Pass By: Ktourstory, Seoul South Korea

Meet your friendly staff at your preferred meetup point and hop onto the comfortable tour van/coach with other travelers as you head off to the Gapyeong City. Avoid all the hassle of transferring buses and subways. You will be briefed on the details of the tour by your knowledgeable staff who will be open to answering any questions you may have. After your briefing, venture into your first stop, which is the Garden of Morning Calm, a 30,000㎡ garden that attracts an array families, friends, couples and photographers frequently to explore the variety of festivals held throughout the year. Next, travel to Nami Island, a well-known destination in South Korea.

Before you start exploring the beautiful island, try some local food at the restaurants nearby. Explore the half-moon shaped island, which has very attractive landscapes and was used as the filming location for the famous Korean drama “Winter Sonata.” Enjoy a walk around Nami Island at your own pace or rent a bike and cycle around the island. Head to Petite France to see the vibrant little French village that stands out with its brightly colored buildings. The French village consists of exhibition halls, quint restaurants and cafes for you to explore and also many photo-worth sites that features many famous Korean dramas and variety shows. After your journey, enjoy a  hassle-free and comfortable ride back to Seoul at 5:30pm (original departure point).

Detailed Schedule:

7:20am Depart from Hongik Univ. Station Exit 4

8:00am Depart from Myeongdong Station Exit 2

8:10am Depart from Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station Exit 10

9:30am Arrive at the Garden of Morning Calm

11:00am Leave for Nami Island

12:00pm Arrive at Nami Island

3:30pm Leave for Petite France

4:00pm Arrive at Petite France

5:30pm Leave for Seoul

6:50pm Arrive at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station

7:00pm Arrive at Myeongdong Station

7:30pm Arrive at Hongik Univ. Station

Pass By: KTOURSTORY, South Korea, Seoul, Jung-gu, Myeong-dong, Myeongdong 8ga-gil, 47 동양빌딩 3층

From 6th December 2019 to 31st March 2020 (Winter Schedule)

10:20am Depart from Hongik Univ. Station Exit 4

11:00am Depart from Myeongdong Station Exit 2

11:10am Depart from Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station Exit 10

12:30pm Arrive at the Nami island

4:00pm Leave for Petite France

4:20pm Arrive at Petite France

5:50pm Leave for Garden of Morning Calm

6:30pm Arrive at Garden of Morning Calm

8:00pm Leave for Seoul

9:10pm Arrive at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station

9:20pm Arrive at Myeongdong Station

9:50pm Arrive at Hongik Univ. Station
***From 6 December 2019 to 31 March 2020, winter schedule will be applied due to the light festival at The Garden of Morning Calm***

Stop At: Nami Island, 1, Namiseom-gil, Namsan-myeon, Chuncheon, Gangwon-do 24464 South Korea

Nami Island: Famous for its beautiful tree lined roads, you can enjoy the island by walking at your own pace or rent a bike and cycle around. The island is full of attractive landscapes and was used as the filming location for the famous Korean drama “Winter Sonata”.

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Petite France, 1063, Hoban-ro, Cheongpyeong-myeon, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do 12456 South Korea

Petite France: A little vibrant French village that stands out with its brightly colored buildings. This village consists of many photo-worth spots that was featured on many dramas and variety shows, such as "Beethoven Virus", "Secret Garden", "Running Man" and the most recent, "You Who Came From The Stars".

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The Garden of Morning Calm, 432 Sumokwon-ro, Sang-myeon, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do 12448 South Korea

The Garden of Morning Calm: Enjoy a stroll at the oldest private garden in Korea. This garden has attracted an array families, friends, couples and photographers frequently to explore the variety of festivals held throughout the year.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Inclusions

  • Transportation
  • English/Chinese speaking staff
  • Entrance Fee
  • Entry/Admission - Nami Island
  • Entry/Admission - Petite France
  • Entry/Admission - The Garden of Morning Calm

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Traveler's insurance
  • Other Personal Expenses

Departure Point

1: Hongik Univ. Station Exit 4, 173-31 Donggyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
2: Myeong-dong Station Exit 2, 94-2 Chungmuro 2(i)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
3: Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station Exit 10, 116 Gwanghui-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Age 0-2 : FOC, no seat
  • Arrival time & schedule are subjected to weather and traffic conditions
  • Please inform beforehand if you will be bringing a stroller/wheelchair
  • Please advise during booking if you have a language preference
  • Please note that schedule will be changed from 5th December 2018 to 24th March 2019 due to the lighting festival in Garden of Morning Calm.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.54 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Tour guide very knowledgable and friendly. Always trying to help out where he could! Making sure we were looked after at all times.
• Submitted 08 Oct 2019
As I met our tour guide Kelly (ktourstory) she was very sweet and made my experience in South Korea very welcoming. Garden of Morning Calm was very beautiful and had a breeze of fresh air, Nami Island was gorgeous beyond words and a good tropical escape from the normal city life of Seoul. Petite France was very educational due to South Korea soap operas. I will highly recommend this tour if you're in the South Korea area. Also, the food was great!!
• Submitted 02 Sep 2019
Excellent tour, would definitely recommend, particularly if you're interesting in visiting some sites seen in some Kdramas. The tour guide Jennifer was incredible and very friendly and approachable. Being a solo traveller she never made me feel uncomfortable and was always eager and happy to take photos for everyone on the tour. By far my favourite tour of my trip.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Quite a fun place to be at if you're familiar with K-drama and Korean culture. The Petit France which included in the tour set is an eye opener to classic French porcelain art. The morning calm flower light tour promises beautiful and enchanting light up gardens.
• Submitted 01 Apr 2019
Worth to go. Our tour guide Lammy was professional and cute! Just that the Petite France was a bit bore as we stayed there too long.
• Submitted 06 Dec 2018
Instead of grand view of nature like Grand Canyon or Yellowstone, we have enjoyed the beautiful and creative gardening and landscape at Garden or Morning Calm and Nami Island.
• Submitted 17 Sep 2018
Christine is a great tour guide. She and the bus driver were really kind and they took us to all the places we had to visit. Christine explained everything to us and gave us time to look around the different places. The place that we loved the most was Nami.
• Submitted 04 Sep 2018
Very nice trip. We enjoy every minute of the tour and see a lot in a one day tour. Tq Viator.
• Submitted 16 Apr 2018
Glad to have book this day trip, as it was really much easier to go three places in one day instead of the hassle to take train, rail etc on my own.. Pak, our guide has good command of English and will go through with us on the recommended spots for each attraction. This make it easier for us to explore on our own later. We pretty much enjoy the day trip and everything was on schedule. There were also no mess up at the designated pick up point and e voucher is really convenient. Trustworthy website to book the day trip! Thanks Viator and Ktourstory!
• Submitted 16 Apr 2018
It was very beautiful, i hope i can back next year in spring to see all the flowers
• Submitted 11 Apr 2018
This tour is one of those rare tours that covers all 3 of the main attractions to be enjoyed outside Seoul. Be mindful that this tour is not a guided tour instead it's a tour where you essentially pay for to/fro transport throughout, information about the places to be visited and tickets to visit the places. Having said that, the way this tour is very well organised- in terms of the guide's handling of a packed bus load of people, the sequence of places visited and the free time one gets to independently visit and enjoy each of the places on the itinerary. I, my family and our fellow travelers had the good fortune of having Ms. Lulu from KTOURSTORY as our accompanying tri-lingual English, Korean, Cantonese/Chinese guide. En route to all the places we were told to relax in the bus and when we were close to the attractions we were told to get organised. We were always given a brief commentary about each place before our visit and told of the highlights and hidden secrets to be enjoyed at every attraction. As a safety measure, we had to each take down Lulu's mobile number and communicate with her via whatsapp/text in case of us running late to return to the bus or in an emergency. My 16 and 11 year old daughters, husband and I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this tour. We visited South Korea just this December and everything was lit up and magical. Nami Island had many ice sculptures and snow based activities, especially for kids, while in Petit France it was easy to forget that we were in South Korea and the magical beauty of the Light Festival at the Garden of Morning Calm was the most spectacular sight I have ever seen. For anyone wanting to visit these 3 places all in one trip, in the most well directed, yet unobtrusive way possible, this is definitely the tour for you! -Felicia Variava Albert, Managing Director, Blaze Tours and Travels Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India
• Submitted 09 Jan 2018
The place is amazing. We love it!
• Submitted 05 Jan 2018
Garden of Morning Calm was gorgeous and breathtaking! Wish we could spend at least half a day there. Suggest to go early November, peak of foliage colors. Nami Island had personal attachment to us due to K-drama, Winter Sonata. A dream come true, happiness beyond belief! Petite France was just ok.
• Submitted 22 Oct 2017
This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 21 Oct 2017
Our guide Joseph, who is also the administrative and operations manager of K tourswas a very professional person, very friendly and approachable.He explained everything,he created a very nice atmosphere for all of us in the group, excellent driver the minibus was very clean.Thanks to the excellent organizational skills of our guide we had time to see and explore everything,enough time for lunch as well.With regards to the places that we visited,each and every one was worth visiting, very nice places full of energy, close to Seoul and full of beauty.This excursion is highly recommended of you want to escape for a while from the busy city centre of Seoul
• Submitted 16 Oct 2017
Guide - Judy is very friendly. Keep it up Judy!!! Tour - it's tiring but worth it. suggest that background or information about the place be shared by the guide, although they provide brochure, i think it's still fun to hear it from your guide. Thanks
• Submitted 15 Jun 2017
Nami Island and Garden of Morning Calm are both worth a visit and beautiful. The Petite France was a bit disappointed especially for those who had visited Europe before. The tour guide Yeni is superb with excellent command of English. She is both friendly and caring, making all of us feel comfortable and relax throughout the journey.
• Submitted 15 Apr 2019
This experience was amazing although it was freezing when we had the tour. Our tour guide was very kind. We enjoyed our taking pictures in Nami Island, Petite France and Garden of the Morning Calm. However, it would be better if the tour guide also went with our group to make the tour more informative.
• Submitted 17 Apr 2018
Nami Island and Garden of Morning Calm were gorgeous, beautiful, peaceful, and worth visiting. Petite France was interesting.. not sure that I think it was worth the time, but the entertainment there mime and puppet show were good.
• Submitted 06 Mar 2018
good excursion. take the cable car to Nami Island
• Submitted 26 Feb 2018
This tour was excellent. Nami Island was lovely and the garden of the morning calm beautiful. I could have missed Petite France - it was a bit touristy! Pam
• Submitted 07 Aug 2017
Petite France was not worth the trip. Garden of Morning Calm was a night lights showing probably due to the season. Nami was good. Guide was good but the bus driver was quite poor. Braking alot thus making the ride uncomfortable.
• Submitted 26 Dec 2018
The views at Garden of Morning Calm and Nami Island are good for photo taking so we took a lot of photos. The ferry going to Nami Island was a nice experience as the ferry has big glass windows so you can see the view better. It was also airconditioned. There was not much to see and do at Petite France and the place needs renovation as it looks old.
• Submitted 30 Jul 2018
Paid USD137 for 2 pax for this tour. Best part was Nami Island and Garden of Morning Calm. The Pitite Francs is nothing compared to the illumination in Gardem of morning calm. The French Culture was not an attraction besides the building architecture. Not worth to spend 1 hour here, and should add the 1 hour to the Garden of morning calm. The tour guide is merely a bus conductor and entrace ticket master. All she said was Hi, Hello, My team repeatedly. She did not provide any information on the history of these places apart from the area map and keeping the time. She also announced to all that they can take any seats at next stops. I found this strange and many are fighting for seats and cut short the visit time by 15 minutes to get front seats. Better bring and put your personal stuff in the seat pocket or hanger if you want to keep you seats. You want to make your early early arrival at pickup point worth.
• Submitted 23 Dec 2017

In Brief

Location:
Seoul, South Korea
Country:
South Korea
Duration:
10 to 12 hours
Operates:
Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Highlights:
All entrance fees included
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city