KOREA COACH TOUR with guaranteed departures

Korea Coach Tour was launched in 2003 as only available tour program in Korea designed for individual travelers to Korea with guaranteed group departures at an affordable price. Through our Korea Coach Tour , discover the highlights of captivating South Korea, a beautiful country which has rich history, culture, and a wealth of attractions : vibrant, modern cities, enchanting ancient sites and Buddhist temples.

CATEGORIES

Tour Fare

with English speaking guide

US$ 2,000 or € 1.800 per person for single room basis.

US$ 1,600 or € 1.440 per person for twin sharing basis.

with French or Spanish or German speaking guide

US$ 2,300 or € 2.070 per person for single room basis.

US$ 1,900 or € 1.710 per person for twin sharing basis.

Guaranteed Departure Dates in 2017

Jan    02 - 09   &   Jan  16 - 23      

Feb   06 - 13   &   Feb  20 - 27

Mar  06 - 13   &   Mar  20 - 27    

Apr   10 - 17   &   Apr 24 - May 01

May  08 - 15   &   May 22 - 29        

Jun    05 - 12   &   Jun 19 - 26

Jul    03 - 10     &    Jul     17 - 24                

Aug   14 - 21    &   Aug   28 - Sep 04

Sep   11 - 18    &   Sep    25 - Oct 02      

Oct    09 - 16    &   Oct    23 - 30

Nov  06  - 13    &   Nov   20 - 27            

Dec   04 - 11    &   Dec    11 - 18   

Inclusions

l  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.)

l  English speaking guide or a guide who can speak french or  spanish or german for full commentary at attractions. 

l  Transfer service for whole journey except departure transfer.

l  All admission fees abd service charges.

Accommodation

Location             Nights / Hotel       

Local Category    

Seoul 

Daegu

Gyeongju 

Busan

3  Aventree Jongno Hotel or similar

1  Daegu Grand  Hotel or similar

2  Commodore  Hotel or similar

1  Busan Towerhill  Hotel or similar

(     )

(     )

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 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.  

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 at Daegu city.

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.

 
 

Home

>

Tour

>

KOREA COACH TOUR

8 Days 7 Nights Tour
  • BEOPJUSA Temple on Mt. Songnisan-Nat'l Park

  • Daegu Yangyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine

  • UNESCO-Heritage in Gyeongju & Busan 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.

Home

>

Tour

>

KOREA COACH TOUR

11Days 10Nights Tour
  • Temple Stay at WOLJEONGSA Temple or similar

  • Andong Hahoe Village, East Coast Scenic drive, Mt.Seorak National Park 

  • DMZ in Yanggu (When DMZ tour is cancelled of military reason, we will replace it with tour of Chuncheon 

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.

Tour Fare

with English speaking guide

US$ 2,850 or € 2.565 per person for single room basis.

US$ 2,200 or € 1.980 per person for twin sharing basis.

with French or Spanish or German speaking guide

US$ 3,300 or € 2.565 per person for single room basis.

US$ 2,650 or € 2.385 per person for twin sharing basis.

Guaranteed Departure Dates in 2017

Jan   02 - 12  &  Jan  16 - 26

Feb  06 - 16  &  Feb 20 - Mar  02

Mar  06 -16  &  Mar 20 - 30 

Apr  10 - 20  &  Apr  24 - May  04

May 08 - 18  &  May 22 - Jun  01

Jun   05 - 15  &  Jun  19  - 29

Jul   03 - 13   &   Jul  17 - 27 

Aug 14 - 24   &  Aug 28 - Sep  07

Sep  11 - 21  &  Sep 25 - Oct  05 

Oct  09 - 19   &  Oct 23 - Nov  02

Nov 06 - 16   &  Nov 20 - 30 

Dec 04 - 14   &  Dec 11 - 21

Inclusions

l  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.)

l  English speaking guide or a guide who can speak french or  spanish or german for full commentary at attractions. 

l  Transfer service for whole journey except departure transfer.

l  All admission fees abd service charges.

Accommodation

Location             Nights / Hotel       

Seoul 

Daegu

Gyeongju 

Busan

3  Aventree Jongno Hotel or similar

1  Daegu Grand  Hotel or similar

2  Commodore  Hotel or similar

1  Busan Towerhill  Hotel or similar

Local Category    

(     )

(     )

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 2: Seoul / Seoul City Tour 

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.  

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 at Daegu city.

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: 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/HaeinsaTemple/Andong/Chungju

After breakfast,  transfer to Mt Gayasan National Park via expressway.  In Mt Gayasan National Park, visit Haeinsa Temple. Haeinsa Temple has a world famous Korean cultural treasure called Tripikata Koreana, which was made during the Goryo Dynasty to protect the country from the invasion of Mongolian troops by Buddha’s power. UNESCO as World Cultural Heritage designated this Tripitaka Koreana. Proceed to Andong, 2 hours away from Haeinsa. Andong Hahoe Village  is the best-preserved village with its traditional style noble houses. In 1999, Queen Elisabeth II visited Hahoe Village and was welcomed with Birthday Party Table decorated in Korean traditional way. Hahoe Village in Andong is famous for its own mask dance. After a visit to Hahoe Village, proceed to Chungju Lake. Overnight at local 4 star Benikea Cheong Pung  Hotel.

Day 8: Chungju / Experience of  Templestay

After  breakfast,  take a ride on Sightseeing Boat for lakeside  scenery. (In Winter  season, boat tour is subject to weather condition. When the lake is frozen, boat tour will be cancelled.) Proceed to Woljeongsa Temple to experience unique temple stay Upon arrival at the temple, change your clothes to temple uniform prepared by the temple. Orientation for various things to know for staying at the  temple  regarding  regulations  and  schedules. Attend  evening  ceremony  of Bell-Beating, Chanting  Mass  and Meditation course. During one night, you will not have phone and TV in your private Korean traditional style room. Shower room and toilet are being shared in common use. No alcohol is allowed at temple. The Korean Styled shared room will be arranged as male or female room. Overnight at the temple.  (As option, overnight at the outside of the temple also available)

Day 9: Gangneung /  MtSeorakNationalParkTour

Wake up at 3 am for Morning Worship (for volunteers only). After breakfast, leave the temple and transfer to  Pine City  Gangneung. Visit Chamsori Gramophone & Audio Museum. This museum boasts itself with incredible collection of 19thy Century gramophones and 1st generation audio systems.  Transfer to Sokcho city, Mt. Seorak National Park. Cable car ride to Gwongeumseong Fortress and visit Sinheungsa Temple. Hotel located next to  Mt.Seorak National Park. So you may enjoy some more hiking.   Overnight at Seorak Kensingtonstar Hotel.



Day 10: MtSeorakNationalPark/ DMZ  Yanggu / Seoul 

After breakfast, drive to Yanggu.  Visit War memorial Museum that was built to commemorate the sacrifice and heroism of those who fought during the Korean War at the nice battlefields located in Yanggu Area. Visit 4th infiltration tunnel dug by the North Korea Army, discovered in 1990, Eulji Observatory where located Approximately 1km south of the military Demarcation Line and Punch Bowl Village.And Transfer to Gapyeong to visit the Garden of Morning Calm Flower and Tree Park, which displays unique Korean Wild Flowers and trees in a garden located in mountain valley. Transfer back to Seoul.

 

Day 11: Seoul 

Breakfastatthehotel. EndofTour. NotransferservicebutPrivateTransferserviceavailableasoption. 

Holiday Planners Co.,Ltd.

4F, Shinhan bldg. 82, World Cup Buk-ro 6gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Tel:  +82 2 336 3532    l   Fax:  +82 2 336 3522    l    ​E-mail: info@holidayplanners.co.kr

©  HOLIDAY PLANNERS CO.,LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED