A Taste of Korea 9 Days

Fully Escorted Tour

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This fully escorted tour takes you to not only the major sites of South Korea but also some of the less travelled destinations. Along with a taste of unique Korean local cuisines this tour will immerse you in the culture and history of this fascinating peninsula. This tour will operate with an experienced JTB escort and or local guide where applicable who will assist with the entire trip from sightseeing to shopping and dining.

  1. Day
  2. 1
Seoul
  • Hotel IBIS Ambassador Insadong or similar

Arrive into Seoul. Please make your own way from the Airport to Seoul. JTB can arrange a private transfer or you can catch the KTX (Korean Train Express).   

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  1. Day
  2. 2
Seoul
  • Meal Breakfast, Dinner
  • Hotel IBIS Ambassador Insadong or similar

Let’s see what this amazing city has to offer. Today we have an orientation tour visiting Gyeongbok Palace and seeing the changing of the guard ceremony, the National Folk Museum, Insadong Antique Alley, Namdaemun Market and the Myeongdong entertainment area. Tonight we will have a welcome dinner of delicious Korean Barbecue.

Seoul-City

  1. Day
  2. 3
Seoul – DMZ
  • Meal Breakfast
  • Hotel IBIS Ambassador Insadong or similar

This morning we will visit the intriguing DMZ and The 3rd North Korea Tunnel with a fascinating opportunity to go down into the tunnel and visit Dorasan Railway Station. Afternoon visit to N Seoul Tower to enjoy a birds-eye view of Seoul.

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  1. Day
  2. 4
Seoul – Jinan – Jeonju
  • Meal Breakfast, Dinner
  • Hotel Jeonju Re-Win Hotel, Core Rivera Hotel or similar

Today we leave Seoul behind to explore regional Korea. First stop is Jinan to visit Tapsa Temple at Mt. Mai Provincial Park. In the afternoon we will visit Jeonju and tour the traditional Korean Hanok Village and Jeondong Cathedral. Dinner will be at a local restaurant specialising in the iconic regional dish Bibimbap.

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  1. Day
  2. 5
Jeonju – Mt.Gaya – Gyoengju
  • Meal Breakfast
  • Hotel Commodore Chosun Hotel Gyeongji or similar

In the morning we will travel by coach to Mt Gaya National Park and visit the historic Haeinsa Temple (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Continue on to Gyeongju and spend the evening at your leisure.

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  1. Day
  2. 6
Gyeongju
  • Meal Breakfast
  • Hotel Commodore Chosun Hotel Gyeongji or similar

Today we will explore the ancient capital of the Silla Kingdom, Gyeongju. The full day sightseeing tour will visit Bulguksa Temple, Seokguram Grotto, National Museum, Tumuli Park (open air museum containing ancient burial mounds), Anapji Pond and Cheomseongdae Observatory.

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  1. Day
  2. 7
Gyeongju – Busan
  • Meal Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotel Tower Hill Hotel Busan or similar

Leaving ancient kingdoms behind today we will travel to Korea’s second largest city Busan. We will visit Nurimaru APEC house of Dongbaek Island and Haeundae Beach. Farewell lunch will be at a local restaurant. In the afternoon visit Busan Tower, BIFF Square & Jagalchi Fish Market.

Busan

  1. Day
  2. 8
Busan
  • Meal Breakfast
  • Hotel Tower Hill Hotel Busan or similar

Free Day

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  1. Day
  2. 9
Busan
  • Meal Breakfast

Your tour finishes today after breakfast in Busan.

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Dates & Price: 2017: 17th November – BOOKINGS CLOSED

$3,196 Per Person Twin Share
$3,977 Single Share

Tour Inclusions: *8 nights accommodation with daily breakfast
*1 lunch and 2 dinners
*Guide service from day 2-7
*Seoul 1 day tour
*DMZ tour
*Jinan and Jeongju tour
*Mt Gaya half day tour
*Gyeongju 1 day tour
*Busan 1 day tour
Guide Service: This tour will operate with an experienced JTB tour escort and or guide who will assist with the entire trip, from sightseeing to shopping and dining.
Accommodation: Seoul: IBIS Ambassador Insadong or similar
Jeonju: Jeonju Core Riviera hotel or similar
Gyeongju: Commodore Chosun hotel or similar
Busan: Tower Hill hotel or similar
Remarks: *Hotels are subject to change of the same category.
*Daily schedule is subject to change due to weather, transport or any other unforeseen circumstances.
*Minimum 10 persons for the tour to operate, maximum 21.
*Triple Share & Child reduction prices are also available, please contact JTB.
*Double rooms can be requested upon booking. Request base only.
*Arrival and departure transfers can be arranged depending on your flight schedule, please contact JTB. 
*Special airfares in conjunction with this tour are available, please contact JTB.











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