discover eastern korea

Discover Eastern Korea

Featuring:
Seoul, Busan, Gyeongju, Pyeongchang

Starting From $1,620.00 Land + Air

Duration 8 Days

KOR08-2

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Charming Travel Destinations, Travel Agencies & Bureaus, El Monte, CA

Eastern Korea gives a tourist friendly cultural experience for those wishing a bit of culture, culinary, shopping and lots of sightseeing. Korea’s history may not be as popular and well known as China or Japan, but there is still a rich and proud history to learn and explore. Enjoy a Discover Eastern Korea Tour today!

This Tour Package Includes:

  • International Flight from LAX to Seoul, Korea (Land + Air Package)
  • 7 Nights hotel accommodation
  • Meals per itinerary
  • All transfers
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Tour Highlights:

  • Jingjuseong Fortress
  • Bulguksa Temple
  • Andong Hahoe Village
  • Jumunjin Seafood Market
  • Mt. Seorak
  • Gyeongbok Palace
  • N Seoul Tower
  • Free leisure time to explore on own

Package Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees, passport fees, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Optional Tours (If applicable)

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Meals: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

  • Day 1: Seoul, Korea
    Upon arrival at Incheon airport, transfer to the hotel and check in. The rest of the day will be yours to enjoy.
  • Day 2: Seoul ~ Busan
    Today, start your Eastern Korea course tour. The first stop is Jinjuseong Fortress, historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592. After then, transfer to Busan and head to Dongbaekseom Island near Haeundae Beach. Also, visit Centum City Shopping Mall, Korea's the most sought-out shopping destination. After dinner, check in hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. (B, L, D)
  • Day 3: Busan ~ Gyeongju 
    After breakfast, transfer from Busan to Ulsan and visit Ulgi Park, littered with rocks carved into interesting shapes by the wind and ocean. Next, explore Bulguksa Temple, the representative relic designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in Gyeongju. Explore to Gyeongju National Museum, Tumuli Park and Cheomseongdae Observatory. Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants. After hotel check in, rest of the day is at leisure. (B, L, D)
  • Day 4: Gyeongju ~ Pyeongchang 
    After breakfast, transfer to from Gyeongju to Andong and visit Andong Hahoe village, home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan and well-known for its traditional houses. Then, transfer to Wonju and visit Hanji Theme Park where you can get a chance to experience the Hanji making process. Then, transfer to Pyeongchang. Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants. After hotel check in, rest of the day is at leisure. (B, L, D)
  • Day 5: Pyeongchang ~ Seoul 
    After breakfast, transfer from Pyongchang to Gangreung and visit Jumunjin Seafood Market, including a variety of fresh seafood caught on the East Coast. For the next stop, transfer to Yangyang for a short hiking at Jujeongol of Mt. Seorak to enjoy the nature. After the tour, transfer back to Seoul and check in upon arrival. (B, L)
  • Day 6: Seoul 
    Today, take a full day tour of Seoul. Visit Gwanghwamun Gate, the main gate founded by the first king of the Joseon Dynasty. Next, explore Gyeongbok Palace, arguably the most beautiful and the grandest of all five palaces. Next, you will stop by ginseng shopping center. Then pass by Blue house, also called Cheong WaDae, the presidential residence. For the next stop, head to Myeongdong, one of the busiest places in Seoul and among Korea’s premier shopping destinations. Then explore Namsangol Hanok Village where there are five restored traditional Korean houses and a pavilion, a pond and a time capsule. Next, visit N Seoul Tower, offering panoramic views of Seoul and the surrounding areas. After the tour, transfer to hotel. (B, L)
  • Day 7: Seoul 
    Today, depart for the DMZ tour. The first stop will be Imjingak Peace Park, which established in 1972 for remind the Korean War and wish for peace in entire Korea. Then visit, Dorasan Station, a railway station on the Gyeongi Line, the northernmost stop on South Korea’s railway line. Next visit, Dorasan Observatory where North Korean military personnel are visible and so are the highlights of Gaeseong and the Geumgangsan Diamond Mountains. Move to The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel, discovered on Oct.17,1978 and located 52km from Seoul and visit Unification Village. After the tour we will stop ginseng or Amethyst shopping center and enjoy lunch at local restaurant. (B, L)
  • Day 8: Seoul ~ Home
    Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home as your trip comes to an end.  (B)

 

  • Center Mark Hotel – Seoul, Korea *
    38, Insadong 5-gil, Jongno-gu

    This hotel is located in Insadong (Jongno), close to Jogyesa Temple, Gyeongbok Palace, and Dongdaemun Market. Also nearby are Changdeokgung Palace and Deoksugung Palace.

    Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a fitness center and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a conference center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center.

    All 250 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LED TVs with cable channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Free bottled water, hair dryers, and showers are among the other amenities that guests will find.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  centermarkhotel.com/ko/homehttp://centermarkhotel.com/ko/home/

  • Novotel Ambassador – Busan, Korea *
    292, Haeundaehaebyeon-ro, Haeundae-gu

    This Busan hotel is by the ocean, on the beach within minutes of Radium Art Center, Haeundae Beach, and Dongbaekseom Park. Also nearby are Busan Aquarium and Nurimaru APEC House.

    Spend the day relaxing on the beach or pampering yourself at Novotel Ambassador Busan's full-service spa.

    All 330 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with satellite channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Minibars (stocked with some free items), room service, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-6554-novotel-ambassador-busan/index.shtml

  • Gyeongju Hilton Hotel – Gyeongju, Korea *
    484-7, Bomun-ro

    Situated on the boardwalk, this family-friendly hotel is close to Art Sonje Center, Wooyang Museum of Contemporary Art, and Gyeongju World California Beach. Also nearby are Shilla Millennium Park and Gyeongju World Culture Expo Park.

    5 restaurants, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite.

    All 330 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and TVs with satellite channels. Minibars, coffee makers, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/south-korea/hilton-gyeongju-KYOHITW/index.html

  • Intercontinental Resort Alpensia – Pyeongchang, Korea *
    225-3 Yongsan-ri Daegwallyeong

    This Pyeongchang resort is near Alpensia Ski Resort, Yongpyong Resort Ski & Snowboard, and Yongpyong Ski Area. Also nearby are Ocean 700 and Yongpyeong Water Park.

    Enjoy the slopes and a full-service spa at InterContinental Pyeongchang Resort Alpensia during the winter, and return in the summer for a round at the resort's golf course.

    All 238 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus 24-hour room service and TVs with cable channels. WiFi, minibars, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/us/en/gangwon-do/kagha/hoteldetail

Departure Land+Air Availability
Jun 03, 2017 $2,699.00 Sold Out
Jul 08, 2017 $2,699.00 Sold Out
Aug 05, 2017 $2,699.00 Sold Out
Sep 02, 2017 $2,599.00 Sold Out
Oct 14, 2017 $2,499.00 Sold Out
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Prices are based on per person, double occupancy. Charming Travel Destinations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum 2 passengers to guarantee rate. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another or similar category. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment.  We reserve the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip.
No visa is required for U.S. passport holder.

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