Visit the Land of the Morning Calm with On The Go Tours

The Republic of Korea - commonly known as South Korea - is a beautiful country with rich history and culture, and a wealth of attractions. Boasting vibrant, modern cities, enchanting ancient sites, Buddhist temples and mouth wateringly delectable cuisine to boot. On The Go Tours runs both group and private tours to South Korea where you'll be escorted by local English speaking guides. We can also arrange a private holiday tailored to your exact requirements.

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With our excellent service standards, we were recently recognised as the Best Holiday Company to Central and East Asia by the prestigious British Travel Awards. We look forward to welcoming you on holiday in South Korea soon.

Top South Korea Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours

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South Korea Group Tours

South Korean Express

7 days | FROM £1,665

Escorted Group Tour: See the best of South Korea, from vibrant Seoul -...

Our guided group tour in South Korea kicks off in the cosmopolitan capital city of Seoul, before continuing on to Andong, Gyeongju and the infamous Demilitarised Zone. Fully escorted by an expert English speaking South Korean tour guide, staying in comfortable hotels and with plenty of guided sightseeing, you are sure to have an enjoyable, fun and relaxing holiday to South Korea.

South Korea Private Tours

Bulguksa Temple | Gyeongju | South KoreaSeoul & Silla Kingdoms - 6 days MapTailored To Suit You

Seoul & Silla Kingdoms

6 days | FROM £2,315

Discover the highlights of captivating South Korea, the 'Land of the...

Mt. Hallasan National Park | South KoreaSeoul Searching & Jeju - 9 days MapTailored To Suit You

Seoul Searching & Jeju

9 days | FROM £3,975

From vibrant Seoul and Gyeongju the ancient kingdom of Silla, to the...

Seoraksan National Park | South KoreaSpectacular South Korea - 12 days MapTailored To Suit You

Spectacular South Korea

12 days | FROM £5,245

South Korea is rich in tradition, culture and natural beauty. Starting...

Explore South Korea, the 'Land of the Morning Calm', on one of our private tours. South Korea has surprising number of draw cards, and beyond its buzzing capital Seoul, the UNESCO listed volcanic island of Jeju is a must see. There’s also the historical heart of South Korea, Andong and Gyeongju, the ancient Kingdom of Silla, the fascinating de-militarised zone (DMZ), rolling tea plantations of Boesong and the towering granite peaks of Mount Seoraksan.

Gyeongbokgung Palace | Seoul | South Korea

Tailor-made Holidays

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 to 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. To get started with your 2018 South Korea holiday, check out our best time to visit page for more information on the appeal of each season from cherry blossoms to autumn palettes.

South Korea Day Tours and Excursions

Combine the best of South Korea's history and modern aspirations with our range of day tours and activities in Seoul.

Seoul City Sightseeing Full Day Tour

8 hours
FROM £65.53

Take in Seoul's top attractions on this full day sightseeing tour of the capital, including...

DMZ and JSA Panmunjom Tour from Seoul

9 hours
FROM £98.23

Visit the infamous Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and Panmunjom on this full day tour from Seoul,...

Small-Group Korean Night Food Tour

4 hours
FROM £64.07

Sample South Korea's delicious cuisine and learn all about the country's culinary customs on this...

Mt Bukhan Hike with Korean Style Spa

8 hours 30 minutes
FROM £93.20

Take a break from the city and combine a scenic 2-3 hour hike on Mt Bukhan, with a rejuvenating...

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Tradition meets modernity in the capital

The dynamic city of Seoul has it all - UNESCO-listed palaces, traditional village districts, mouth-watering food markets, sleek modern architecture and a thriving pop culture that is demonstrated in the fashion and music you'll encounter wherever you go. As South Korea's main international transit hub, time in Seoul is included on all of our tours to the country so you can discover the best of the old and the new.

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Recommended places to visit in South Korea

With a thriving pop culture, century-old temples and palaces, pristine landscapes and delicious cuisine, South Korea has much to keep travellers entertained and with our pick of the country's top spots you can experience this and more:

Seongsan Sunrise Peak

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Located on the famous Jeju Island, Seongsan Sunrise Peak is easily accessible, taking less than an hour to hike up to and well worth the effort. Wooden stairs and platforms are in place to facilitate the climb and make it easier to take in the beautiful surroundings during the ascent. From the top visitors get a panoramic view of the island as well as a better look at the volcanic crater set in to the mountain.

Mount Seoraksan National Park

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Seeing the sun rise over the majestic snow-capped mountains of the Mount Seoraksan National Park should be on everyone’s bucket list. The peak of the range can be reached either by hiking or by taking a cable car and from there explorers are treated to spectacular views of the park. Several tumbling waterfalls are scattered throughout the park as well as unusually shaped rocks and a wide range of different flora and fauna.

Cheongpung Lake

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The Cheongpung Lake is certainly a sight to behold for anyone passing through South Korea hoping to get in touch with nature. Surrounding the lake are a number of mountains including the majestic Mt. Bibong, the peak of which can be reached via monorail. The journey to the top gives visitors a chance to admire the wildlife and vegetation that exists along the mountain, while the peak offers up stunning views of the lake and surrounding area.


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South Korea’s skyscraper-adorned capital, Seoul, is one of the world's leading megacities. The intensely diverse city combines hectic business and financial centres with more tranquil green areas, enticing a huge variety of different travellers. Every corner of Seoul is laced with a rich history that pervades the art and culture of the entire region as well a startling level of modernity and technology. Not to be missed are the city’s stunning cherry blossoms which come out mid-April.

Jeju Island

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The stunning Jeju Island is one of South Korea’s top destinations thanks to its vibrant fields of rapeseed and its magnificent Hallasan volcano. Hikers regularly take to the slopes of the volcano and are rewarded with breathtaking views of the island along with glimpses of its wildlife and crater lake. Adventurous visitors will also enjoy wandering through the cool, damp passages of the Manjang cave, while those in search of relaxation can sun themselves on one of the beautiful beaches.