KOREAN LOTUS TEA
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KOREA COACH TOUR
Visit most impressive attractions all around Korea
with an experienced tour guide!
8 Days 7 Nights Tour
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.
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with English speaking guide
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 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.
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.)
English speaking guide or a guide who can speak French or Spanish or German for full commentary at attractions.
Transfer service for whole journey except departure transfer.
All admission fees and service charges.
GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES in 2020
GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES in 2021
GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES in 2022
Day 1 (Mon) : 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 2 (Tue) : Seoul City Tour
After breakfast, start Seoul city tour with visit to Changdeok Palace & Huwon (Secret Garden) listed to UNESCO designated World Heritage. Next visit at Gwangjang Market, one of Korea’s largest traditional market and is popular with foreign visitors to sample some of the most famous Korean street foods. Proceed to National Museum of Korea. This museum built in 2005 boast foris boasting its fantastic collection of Korean arts and relics. It would take a whole day to see everything in the museum. The last stop of today’s tour is N Seoul Tower observatory on Mt.Namsan for a bird’s eye view of Metropolitan city of Seoul. Return to hotel.
Day 3 (Wed) : 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 Mt.Songnisan Nat'l Park to visit Beopjusa Temple (UNESCO Sites) where the tallest Buddha Statue in Korea has. The forest park is ideal place for walking. Afterward, drive to Daegu via expressway. Overnight at Daegu city
Day 4 (Thu) : 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 17 th century. Experience of foot 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 (Fri) : Full day Gyeongju
After breakfast, start your full day tour of Gyeongju by visiting Bulguksa Temple(UNESCO Sites) and Seokguram Grotto (UNESCO Sites). Seokguram Grotto established in the 8 th 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. In the afternoon, you will visit 4 faces Buddha (four-faced stone Buddha statues on Gulbulsaji site) and Tomb of King Wonseong (Gwaeneung Royal Tomb). Scenic drive tour to Guryongpo Port. Drive along the sea for beautiful coastal scenery.
Day 6 (Sat) : 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 Jagalchi Fishery Market where roadside vendors sell various fishes and Nampodong shopping street Next, Busan Tower on Yongdusan Park with its observation deck offering stunning views of the city and beyond. Overnight at Busan
Day 7 (Sun) : Busan / Seoul
After breakfast, those clients who joined 8Days Tours will be back to Seoul by coach. In case we have less than 3 guests for this transfer and there are other guests using the coach for 11D10N tour, we may arrange KTX train for this transfer from Busan to Seoul. Or client can request return to Seoul by KTX train as option. Upon arrival in Seoul, drop off at the hotel(In case of using train, transfer from Seoul train station to hotel will be provided – minivan with a local driver only)
Day 8 (Mon) : Seoul
Breakfast at the hotel. End of Tour service.
No Airport transfer service included . Transfer service with surcharge is available upon request.
INFORMATION FOR TOUR OPERATORS
24 Departures yearly are guaranteed for minimum of 1 guest.
Booking should be made at least 1 month in advance.
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 using coach.
Train instead of coach can be arranged depending on the local situation at that time.
Lunch and dinner are not included. Guide will assist clients to have their meal at the suitable local restaurants during tour.
Meals should be paid to restaurant directly by clients on the spot.
Language and Guide
Tours are conducted with guests and guides of different languages while sharing the same vehicle.
No guide’s commentary during transfer will be provided.
Guide of the corresponding language will guide their clients separately at each sightseeing spot.
Hotel upgrade package with the surcharge is available.
Private FIT/group tour based on the same itinerary can be quoted separately upon request.
Payment and Cancellation policy
Full payment should be made at least one month in advance.
Cancellation Charge Policy
30 days or more before the arrival day : No cancellation charge
29-15 days before the arrival day : 20% of the tour price
14-8 days before the arrival day : 50% of the tour price
7 days or less before the arrival day : 100% of the tour price