Language and Guide
Tour is operated with a mix of guides with different languages. During transfer on bus with a mix of guides, no commentary is provided. Upon arrival at destination, party of each guide will do the tour separated.
Hotel upgrade package is available.
Group and private tour quotation based on same itinerary are available upon request.
Payment and Cancellation policy
Full payment should be made no later than 2 weeks prior to the tour date.
(Except for any specific terms or agreement made in advance with Holiday Planners.)
15 or more days prior to arrival : no charge.
8~14 days prior to arrival : US$ 200 per person.
7 days prior to arrival ~ Day of arrival or no-show : 100% of total tour charge.
Lunch and dinner are not included. Guide will bring guests to locally popular restaurants and have meals together. Guests pay to the restaurants.
Transfer from airport to hotel is provided on Day 1 only.
Transfer on departure day is optional.
Transfer from Busan to Seoul on Day 7 is based on coach. Depends on the situation, we can provide train.
24 Departures yearly are guaranteed for minimum of 1 guest.
(For hotel confirmation, booking should be made 2 weeks before.)
INFORMATION FOR TOUR OPERATORS
Twin sharing accommodation at local 4 or 5 star hotel for 7 nights with daily breakfast.
(Buffet breakfast will be provided if the hotel has buffet breakfast.)
All admission fees and service charges.
Transfer service for whole journey except departure transfer.
English speaking guide or a guide who can speak french or spanish or german for full commentary at attractions.
KOREAN LOTUS TEA
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Day 1: Arrival in Seoul
Arrive in Seoul at Incheon International Airport, where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Balance of day is free for your own leisure time or rest. Overnight at local hotel. If you arrive in Seoul on other dates with pre-extension booking, transfer is not provided. In case you have pre-extension booking to Holiday Planners, we will provide transfer service.
Day 3: Seoul / Korean Folk Village / Mt. Songnisan Nat'l Park / Daegu
Breakfast at hotel. Check-out and pick-up from hotel. Transfer to Korean Folk Village outside of Seoul, where people living in the village are practicing the old traditional style houses and life style of 18th-19th century. Proceed to Songnisan Nat'l Park to visit Beopjusa Temple where the tallest Buddha Statue in Korea has. The forest park is ideal place for walking. Afterward, drive to Daegu via expressway. Overnight in Daegu.
Day 4: Daegu / Gyeongju Tour
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Daegu Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine. Yangnyeongsi Market has been a popular Herbal medicine market ever since it first opened in the 17th century. Experience of feet bathing in herb medicine. Visit Seomun Market of Daegu, which is steeped in history, one of the three main market during the Joseon dynasty. Transfer to Gyeongju, the capital of the Silla kingdom from 57BC – 935AD and the city is known as the “Museum without walls,” as there are 52 designated sites within this city. Visit Cheomseongdae Astronomic Observatory, Royal Tumuli Park with its Royal tombs. You will have the chance to enter one of the excavated tombs to see the construction and process behind the Royal Kings burial chambers. Overnight at Gyeongju.
Day 5: Full day Gyeongju
After breakfast, start your full day tour of Gyeongju by visiting Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto (UNESCO Sites). Seorkguram Grotto established in the 8th century on the slopes of Mt. Toham. The grotto contains a monumental statue of a sitting Buddha looking out to sea and it is considered a masterpiece of Buddhist art in the Far East. 4 faces Buddha, Gwaeneung Royal Tomb and Scenic drive tour to Guryongpo Port. Drive along the sea for beautiful coastal scenery.
Day 6: Gyeongju / Busan
After breakfast, check out and transfer to Unmoonsa Temple (Buddhist Nun's temple). Proceed to Busan, the second largest city of South Korea. Upon arrival, start half-day Busan tour to Busan Tower on Yongdusan Park with its observation deck offering stunning views of the city and beyond, Jagalchi Fishery Market where roadside vendors sell various fishes and Nampodong Shopping Street. Overnight at Busan.
Day 7: Busan / Seoul
After breakfast, those clients who joined 8Days Tours will be back to Seoul by coach. In case we have less than 2 guests for this transfer and there are other guests using the coach for 11D10N tour, depends on situation, we may arrange KTX train for this transfer. Or client can request return to Seoul by KTX train as option. Upon arrival in Seoul, drop off at the hotel.
Day 8: Seoul
Breakfast at the hotel. End of Tour. No transfer service but Private Transfer service available as option.
8 Days 7 Nights Tour
KOREA COACH TOUR
Visit most impressive attractions all around Korea
with an experienced tour guide!
GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES in 2017
24 Departures per Year l 2 Departures per Month
Day 2: Seoul / Seoul City Tour / Seoul
After breakfast, start Seoul city tour including National Museum of Korea. This new museum built in 2005 is boasting its fantastic collection of Korean arts and relics. It would take a whole day to see everything in the museum. The next visit at Changdeok Palace & Huwon (Secret Garden), UNESCO
designated World Heritage. Proceed to the N Seoul Tower on Mt.Namsan for a bird’s eye view of Metropolitan city of Seoul. The last visit at Gwangjang Market. Come back to hotel.
US$ 2,100 or € 1.890 per person for single room basis.
US$ 1,680 or € 1.512 per person for twin sharing basis.
with English speaking guide
with French or Spanish
or German speaking guide
US$ 2,415 or € 2.174 per person for single room basis.
US$ 1,995 or € 1.796 per person for twin sharing basis.
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Tours will have a local English speaking guide or a guide who can speak French or German or Spanish,
And the tours will not be dedicated to one language and will be conducted with a mix of passengers & guides.