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4Day Classic Private tour include Seoul and Suwon, Mt.Seoraksan Park, Sokcho

This is an ultimate tour for anyone who wish to see all the key attractions in Seoul only in 4 days. From the dreamy royal romances of Joseon Dynasty and Half-Day Korean DMZ/JSA Tour from Seoul on the border between North and South Korea. To hanging up the iconic love-locks in N Seoul Tower, we have a wide variety of destinations to keep you fixated at every hour.
Included Mount Sorak Park with Kwongeumseong cable car, Sokcho tour.
You will experience both the unique Korean past and its energetic present. .

You can customize your destinations during this private tour, so that you can spend your time effectively. We don't waste your time by visiting compulsory shopping centers. The original itinerary is always up for your discussion and change. Plus, the tour guide can always offer you the best local restaurants.

per adult from

$2,312

AUD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • 3N Accommodation in Seoul : 4 or 5star hotels : 2pax sharing 1twin room basis
    • English speaking driving  tour guide
    • Entrance Fee
    • Bottled Water/D/P
    • Parking lot, toll fee and Gas
    • Photo Service
    • Wifi Service
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Gyeongbokgung Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Insadong-gil
    • Entry/Admission - N Seoul Tower
    • Entry/Admission - Korean Folk Village
    • Entry/Admission - Hwaseong Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - DMZ
    • Entry/Admission - Dorasan Station
    • Entry/Admission - Dora Observatory
    • Entry/Admission - The Third Tunnel
    • Entry/Admission - Panmunjom
    • Entry/Admission - House of Peace
    • Entry/Admission - Gwongeumseong Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Sinheungsa Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Abai Village
    What's excluded :
    • 5 USD Tips/P/D
    • Airport Transfers from and to ICN

  • Day 1: Seoul Highlight Tour with Drinking Tea at traditional Korean Tea House at Insadong

    Stop At: Gyeongbokgung Palace, 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea
    Hotel Pickup in Seoul at 09:00 and Hanbok Rental(optional)

    We will first visit a Hanbok Rental shop to try the Korean traditional dress(Optional). You can stroll inside Gyeongbukgung palace wearing Hanbok. Wearing the dress will leave you both a special memory and dreamy pictures.

    Situated at the top of Gwanghwamun Square, the presence of Gyeongbukgung palace gleams brightly in the central spine of the nation. As the first and largest palace built by Joseon Dynasty in 1395, the grand villa consisted of 330 buildings and had up to 3,000 staffs.

    Before entering to explore the palace, we will also watch the changing ceremony of royal guards. This enactment is an excellent opportunity to experience a rare tradition, performed exactly as it used to be held. Guards appear wearing royal uniforms, carrying traditional weapons and playing traditional instruments.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Insadong-gil, Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Insadong is a district well-known for hosting generations-old antique and traditional craft stores of all kinds, ranging from ceramics, caligraphy, and theater masks to embroidery. The hidden joy of this wide art street is enjoying a cup of traditional jujube tea in an old cafe secluded in small streets! Visit Ssamziegil Plaza to be amused by all kinds of creative home-goods and decorative-pieces. Visit Ssamziegil Plaza to be amused by all kinds of creative home-goods and decorative-pieces.

    Lunch(Local Food)/Insadong art & Antique street
    with Included Drinking tea at a traditional Korean Tea House
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Bukchon Hanok Village, 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03059 South Korea
    Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses called hanok, that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. We will go stroll in this labyrinth of traditional homes cramped together, even sharing walls. Created by the first city-planner of Korea, these intimate structures will delight you as you discover your way around the hillside village. If you are a fan of K-dramas like me, then you would definitely see some familiar sights.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: N Seoul Tower, 105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04340 South Korea
    Take in the breathtaking 360-degree view of the Seoul Metropolis!
    The top of the tower is at almost 480m above sea level, including Namsan Mountain(243m) and the tower’s own height(236.7m).

    The tower was first established as a broadcast tower to send out TV and radio signals in 1969. As of now, it has become one of the representative landmarks and multi-cultural venues in Seoul. At the tower, you can check out other highlights including the famous Locks of Love and ancient beacon mounds.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Myeongdong Shopping Street, Jung-gu, Seoul South Korea
    Myeong-dong is Seoul's shopping mecca with a mixture of street stalls and retail outlets selling everything from high fashion to Korean cosmetics. The luminous streets are filled with abundance of street food vendors. Enjoy your first evening in this town, which seems to have forgotten the night.

    Dinner(Local Food)/Hotel drop off in Seoul
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Lunch is Local Food
    And Included Drinking tea at a traditional Korean Tea House
    • Dinner: Local Food
    Accommodation included: hotel in Seoul :
    - 5star: Intercontinental Hotel or similar
    - 4 star: Best Western Arirang Hill or similar

    Day 2: Suwon Hwaseong Fortress with Korean Folk Village Tour

    Stop At: Korean Folk Village, 90, Minsokchon-ro, Giheung-gu, Yongin, Gyeonggi-do 17075 South Korea
    Hotel Pickup in Seoul at 09:00 and Head to Yongin Korean Folk Village

    Korean Folk Village introduces traditional culture from the late Joseon period to both local and international visitors through cultural classes, experiences, reenactments of shamanic faith, seasonal customs and others.

    Explore the village to watch traditional performances

    1. Farmers’ Music and Dance
    2. Acrobatic on tight rope
    3. Martial arts on running horse

    Lunch(Local Food)
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Hwaseong Fortress, 910, Jeongjo-ro, Paldal-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do 16253 South Korea
    Hwaseong Fortress is an impressive structure from the latter part of the Joseon Dynasty, and the official fortress of Suwon, Gyeonggi-do. Constructed from 1794 to 1796, it was built as a display of King Jeongjo’s filial piety towards his father and to build a new pioneer city with its own economic power.

    The fortress wall hosts a great variety of military facilities that are hard to be found anywhere else. During the construction, scholar Jeong Yak-Yong invented ‘Geojunggi,’ which uses a lever to lift up heavy stones, greatly reducing time.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Lunch and Drinking tea at a traditional Korean Tea House at Insadong
    • Dinner: Local Food
    Accommodation included: hotel in Seoul :
    - 5star: Intercontinental Hotel or similar
    - 4 star: Best Western Arirang Hill or similar

    Day 3: Seoul - The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and Panmunjeom(JSA) Tour

    Stop At: DMZ, Munsan-eup, Majeong-ri Imjingak Tourist information center, Paju, Gyeonggi-do South Korea
    Hotel Pickup in Seoul at 09:00 and Head to Paju for DMZ Tour

    The Demilitarized Zone(DMZ) is a weapons-free buffer zone between North and South Korea. The area was established on July 27, 1953 when the Armistice Agreement was signed during the Korean War. It includes the 2km-wide stretch of land on both north and south of the line.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Dorasan Station, Munsan-eup, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
    Dorasan Station is the northernmost railway station in South Korea. At a time it connected South and North Korea, and trains with industrial supplies were allowed to use the station temporarily. The now closed station is a symbol of peace in the divided country.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dora Observatory, Jeomwon-ri, Gunnae-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do 413-920 South Korea
    From Dora observatory, visitors can overlook North Korea through a vernacular. Various locations and structures of the last secluded country on earth including Gaeseong, Songaksan, Kim Il-Sung Statue and Cooperation Farm(Geumamgol) are seen from the deck.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Third Tunnel, Nosang-ri, Jangdan-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do 10800 South Korea
    The Third Infiltration Tunnel is one of four known tunnels under the border between North and South Korea. Discovered in 1978, the tunnel is 1mile long. It penetrates 435 meters south from the military demarcation line, and can coordinate 30,000 men in a single hour. Convincingly built to perform a rapid raid action to the South, North Korea was blamed for threatening the 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement by United Nations upon its discovery.

    Lunch(Local Food)/Head to Seoul
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Majeong-ri, Munsan-eup, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
    Unification bridge is most notably remembered by a travelling of 1001 cows led by Chung-Ju-Yung, the founder of Hyundai Industry. At the historic moment of first South-North summit taking place, Chung crossed the border with the cattle in an wishful act to stabilize the relation between two Koreas. During his young days, Chung had stolen a cow from his parents in North Korea to pay for his move to the city.

    Unification Bridge Check Point (Passport and ID Examination) - Both foreigners and Koreans are required to present their ID card in order to pass the Tongil bridge
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Panmunjom, Gunnae-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do South Korea
    The Joint Security Area (JSA), also known as the Panmunjom truce area, remains the most iconic image of the DMZ. Its hawk-eyed guards and barbed wire fences make us realize that we just arrived at one end of a world.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: House of Peace, South Korea, 경기도 파주시 군내면 조산리
    House of Peace is a venue for peace talks between North and South Korea. The building is located in the Joint Security Area on the south side of the Military Demarcation Line bisecting the area. Many inter-Korean summits too place in Freedom House, the conference room of the pavilion. And visit to The 3rd observatory and No return bridge is mean that you cannot go back once you cross it
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Local Food
    • Dinner: Local Food
    Accommodation included: hotel in Seoul :
    - 5star: Intercontinental Hotel or similar
    - 4 star: Best Western Arirang Hill or similar

    Day 4: Seoul - Mt.Sorak National Park and Sokcho Tour

    Stop At: Gwongeumseong Fortress, Daepo-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea
    Head to Mt Sorak National Park for 2 and half hours and first visit to Gwongeumseong Fortress is the site of a castle ruins located on Seoraksan Mountain, and it is also known as Mt. Onggeumsan Castle, or Toto Castle. It is located on the steep Dolsan Mountain of Seoraksan Sogongwon area. It is believed to have been built by the 23rd King of the Goryeo Period (918-1392), Gojong (r. 1213-1259). It is also called Gwon-Kim Castle, as there is a legend that two generals named Gwon and Kim, built the castle to avoid war.
    At the left side of Sogongwon, past the Biryonggyo Bridge over the ravine, there is a path which leads to Gwongeumseong Castle, but it takes over an hour of travel through a steep, rocky path (2.5km), so cable car is used.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sinheungsa Temple, 170, Seorak-dong, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 217-120 South Korea
    Sinheungsa (신흥사) is a short 10min walk away from the entrance to Sogongwon. In fact, many visit because of its close proximity to Sogongwon. Sinheungsa is a temple which used to be called Hyangseongsa, built by Jajangyulsa (590~658), who traveled to famous mountains all over the nation, in Queen Jindeok’s (?~654) 6th year of reign. It was destroyed and rebuilt many times since.

    On the path to Sinheungsa, there is a great bronze statue called Bronze Jwabul Statue, which is well over 10 meters high.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: 24, Yeonggeumjeong-r, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 24824 South Korea
    Yeonggeumjeong, a pavilion built on the shores of Sokcho, is popular for its magnificent views of the sunrise
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Abai Village, 122, Cheongho-Ro, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 24884 South Korea
    Abai Ferry is a special way to get across Sokcho Harbor, separating downtown Sokcho from Abai Village. The distance is quite small, only reaching about 50 meters across, but riding one of the two ferries is much quicker than going around by land. The ferry must be pulled across by rope by all passengers, excluding the elderly. This unique experience can only be found in Sokcho.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sokcho Central Market, 12, Jungang-ro 147beon-gil, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 24832 South Korea
    Having recently changed its name to Tourist & Fishery Market (formerly Jungang Market), this market was opened in 1982

    Fishery items and hoetjip (raw fish restaurants) are located on the basement level, and general whole sales and retail sales, such as food and clothes, are available on the first and second floors. In addition, many of Sokcho's famous snacks like dak-gangjeong (sweet and sour chicken) are found at many of the stalls inside the market.

    Back to Seoul
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (Guide phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements. * You must book this tour at least two weeks before the tour date to secure hotel room.
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Please add country code to your phone number at time of booking
    • Child fare(24-144 months): Twin-100%, Extra bed- 75%, No bed- 50%
    • Itinerary is very flexible. Because this is private tour
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Infant fare(Under 24 months): No Service No charge
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Here Korea Travel

Activity ID: V-42053P116

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