South Korea at a Glance 4 Days / 3 Nights

Twin (Superior)from AUD $989.00

Twin (Deluxe) from AUD $1259.00

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Tour Description

If you are looking for a short stay in South Korea but would like to explore more then just downtown Seoul, then this tour is worthy of consideration. Based from Seoul but with a focus on Culture & History, the South Korea at a Glance 4 Day / 3 Night tour will show you a glimpse of what a beautiful country South Korea is.

Day 1 – Arrive in Seoul – On arrival in Seoul you will be met by our airport representative and transferred by private air conditioned car to you hotel. Once check in procedures are complete, at a pre arranged time with your guide, you will be collected from your hotel lobby to commence your afternoon sightseeing tour of Seoul. Your 1st visit this afternoon is to visit Myeong-dong, a popular shopping district of Seoul featuring mid-to-high priced retail stores and international brand outlets, including Lacoste, Bulgari and Louis Vuitton. Continuing on the shopping theme the next visit is to Namdaemun Market. The oldest and largest market in South Korea after dark it comes alive and is a must visit for those searching for a good value for money bargain. At the end of the night return to your hotel by private air conditioned vehicle.

Day 2- Seoul -After enjoying breakfast at your hotel your guide will again meet you in the hotel lobby. Your first visit today is to the official residence of the South Korean head of state, the president. Better known as ‘ The Blue House ‘ and built in traditional Korean architecture, the entire complex is approx 62 acres in size. After touring the area the next visit for the day is to Gyeongbokgung Palace. Located in northern Seoul, the palace was 1st constructed in 1395 before fire ruined it and it was rebuilt in 1867. We will spend some time here so you can wander and learn about the palace after which time you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch you visit the Korean Folk Village , located near South Korea’s largest amusement park, The Korean Folk Village endeavours to display numerous replicas of traditional houses of the different social classes ( peasant, landowner,   yang ban ) from various regions. At the completion of the day return to your hotel by private air conditioned vehicle. (B)

Day 3 – DMZ – You will enjoy an early breakfast at your hotel this morning before you meet your guide for the transfer to the meeting point before embarking on a day tout to the Demililterized Zone (DMZ). Your 1st visit of the day is to the 3rd infiltration tunnel, originally found in 1978, the tunnel was built by the North and designed to surpass the South with an attack from the North. You will also have the opportunity to visit Dora Observatory where you will catch a glimpse of North Korea. Following the visit to the 3rd tunnel you will visit Dorasan Train station, the northern most station that can link the North & South when ready. Its then a short bus ride to Imjingak Pavilion & the Freedom Bridge.  Late in the afternoon you will be transferred back to Seoul in an air conditioned vehicle. (B)

Day 4 – Departure from Seoul – Take your time this morning as you enjoy breakfast at your leisure, check out of your hotel and enjoy some free time before you meet your guide for the transfer to the airport for your onward flight or to the train station for your onward journey. (B)

 

Tour Inclusions:

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Accommodation in a twin share / double basis
  • Local english speaking guide
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Transfers and touring in a private air conditioned vehicle and / or mini bus
  • Meals as described in the itinerary – 3 Breakfast’s