Korean Cultural Tour
duration: 8 days/ 7 nights
tour price: from US$1.465 per person depending on tour dates and hotels (for exact price please fill in tour inquiry form)
– 7 nights at medium-class hotel (breakfast included)
– English-speaking guide
– Transportation during the tour
– Meals as indicated
– All admission fees and local taxes
different level price packages are available depending on accommodation, please contact us for details.
highlights: unique Korean culture, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, traditional peformance in Chongdong Theatre, traditional colorful masks in Andong, delicious local food.
First visit Seoul (the capital of Korea) which is a dynamic city with royal palaces and antique street shops. See here Korean Folk Village representing traditions of different regions of Korea. After that visit Andong – a very traditional region and a center of Confucianism in Korea. Explore Gyeongju having several UNESCO World Heritage Sights and often called as “a Museum without Walls” of Korea.
day by day itinerary:
|Arrive in Incheon airport, pick up and transfer to your downtown hotel.
|Visit Korean Folk Village in the afternoon where many features of Korean culture have been collected and preserved for future generations to see and learn. It is set in a natural environment occupying approximately 243 acres representing various household goods from different regions. Come back to your hotel. Unaccompanied traditional peformance in Chongdong Theatre.
|Visit Gyeongbok Royal Palace which was built in 1394 as the main palace of Joseon Dynasty, where nowdays you still can see the Royals guards changing ceremony. Then proceed to National Folk Museum. Enjoy Jogye Templewhich is the main temple of Jogye stream in Korea. Visit Namdaemun traditional market. Take a train or bus to Andong. Hotel in Andong.
|Andong, Gyeongju (B)
|Tour in Andong (very traditional region of Korea). Visit Dosan Confucian School. Then proceed to Andong Hahoe Village where people actually live now. This village is also famous for its traditional masks. Take a train or bus to Gyeongju. Overnight in Gyeongju.
|Tour in Gyeongju (contains several UNESCO World Heritage sites).Cheomseongdae Observatory, Gyeongju National Museum, Gyeongju Folk Craft Village, Bulguksa Temple, Seokguram Grotto. Overnight in Gyeongju
|Free time in Gyeongju, you can explore Namsan Mountain with numerous stoneBuddhas carved on the rocks starting from the 7th century. Overnight in Gyeongju.
|Gyeongju, Seoul (B)
|Take a train back to Seoul. Free time in Seoul, follow instructions of our guide.
|Return to Incheon airport by limousine bus.
* Note: this is a sample itinerary, we can customize your tour, please write your requirements.
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