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Withlocals Highlights&Hidden Gems: Safe&Private Tour in Seoul w/ a Local Expert

Please be aware that this tour is adapted to the local regulations post Covid-19. Our hosts will deliver this experience with the required equipment always keeping the distance suggested by local authorities. It will be safe and entertaining!

Enjoy the city to the max and hear more about the origin, history, and culture. See and touch Seoul's​ history at the Gyeongbokgung Palace where you can witness the famous changing of the guard ceremony and spot Mount Bugaksan from afar.

Follow your local host through Seoul’s ​districts and neighborhoods. Explore the historic Bukchon Hanok Village with its array of traditionally designed hanok buildings. ​Stroll through the cool Ikseon-dong district and get lost in its charming narrow alleys. And step into the beautiful Jogyesa Temple to soak in its zen Buddhist ambiance.

The local hosts are natural storytellers, with different backgrounds ranging from arts to history. They can’t wait to share their stories and personal anecdotes with you!

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  • What's included :
    • Private Tour
    • Local Guide
    • Entrance tickets Gyeongbokgung Palace
    • Snacks - A local snack and a sweet local treat
    • Due to post Covid-19 policy this tour has a limited amount of participants
    • Private experience only for you and your family/friends with social distance involved
    • Entry/Admission - Gyeongbokgung Palace
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drink not mentioned as inclusion
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Gyeongbokgung Palace, 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea

    Explore the grounds of the largest palace in Seoul, built all the way back in 1395. Get a glimpse of Mount Bugaksan in the distance and if you're lucky you might witness the changing of the guard ceremony.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bukchon Hanok Village, 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03059 South Korea

    Head back in time by wandering the streets of this charming village and enjoying historic sights such as the carefully preserved hanoks (traditional Korean houses).

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jogyesa Temple, 45 Gyeonji-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-170 South Korea

    Visit a beautiful Buddhist temple in the heart of the city known for its lotus lanterns and plants.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Insadong, Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea

    Stroll through this traditional street and get lost in the many alleys packed with handicraft stores and tea houses.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ikseon-dong Hanok Street, Ikseon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea

    Discover more of Seoul by visiting one of its coolest neighborhoods. Brimming with restaurants, pubs and shops housed in hanoks, this area is one of the most vibrant in the city.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gwangjang Market, 88 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa), Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

    The lively Gwangjang Food Market is packed with authentic Korean goods and tasty treats. Try the popular street food snack, Bin Dae-tteok Korean mung bean pancake.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Gyeongbokgung Palace, 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa), Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Return Detail :
    Gwangjang Market, 88 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa), Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Post Covid-19 regulations are applied to this product with regards to the number of participants, delivery methods of the tour and content of the tour.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-24380P985

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