Round Korea 7days(Saturday Departure)
Day 01 (Sat) Seoul - Gongju - Daejeon (L/D) *B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Pick up from your hotel in Seoul by our driver and transfer for group departure. Our guide will greet you with “Discover Korea Tour” sign.
Leave for Gongju, the ancient capital of Baekje Kingdom. Experience the tea ceremony with a Buddhist monk at Magoksa Temple, a representative temple surrounded by a mountain and rivers in Chungcheongnam-do Province. Next, visit Tomb of Muryeong King with the wall painting drawn on the number six tomb. Then continue to move on to Gongsanseong Fortress, a mountain castle which was established during the Baekje Period. You will enjoy archery experience there. Leave for Daejeon, one of the 5 major cities in Korea and check-in hotel after dinner at a local restaurant. Lunch & dinner will be served at local restaurant en route.
Acc. 4 star hotel (*Inter City Hotel[4star] is the first option)
Day 02 (Sun) Daejeon - Jeonju - Jinan - Gwangju (B/L/D)
Today’s journey takes you to Jeonju and visit Jeonju Hanok Village with over 800 traditional Korea houses. After Jeonju Bibimbab lunch at local restaurant, visit Tapsa Temple in Jinan, famous for the over 80 stone pagodas built by Lee Gapyong, a retired scholar. Then leave for Gwangju for overnight. Lunch & dinner will be served at local restaurant en route.
Acc. 4-5 star hotel (*Holiday Inn Gwangju[5star] is the first option.)
Day 03 (Mon) Gwangju - Boseong - Suncheon - Yeosu (B/L/D)
This morning, visit Boseong Green Tea Plantation that is very beautiful, full of green tea fields and cedar trees. You will also have a chance to taste Boseong Green Tea. Next, visit Naganeupseong Folk Village where you can observe the daily dwellings indigenous to the south provincial area. Then explore Suncheonman Bay, thickly covered with reeds taller than a full-grown man and then stop by Yongsan Observatory to see the bay's beautiful view. Lunch & dinner will be served at local restaurant en route.
Acc. 4-5 star hotel (*Hidden Bay Hotel[5star] is the first option.)
Day 04 (Tue) Yeosu - Jinju - Busan (B/L/D)
Today, take Yeosu Cable Car offering the safe yet thrilling experience with the gondola to operate over seawater. Enjoy the scenery of downtown Yeosu and the archipelago around the old seaport. Next, visit Jinjuseong Fortress which is historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592. Afterward, transfer to Busan and visit Igidae Park, the coastal walking path, famous for its panoramic view of Marine city and Gwangan Bridge. Rest of the day is free for you to explore Haeundae Beach known for its modern feel. You may spend fantastic night time at cafes and pubs. Also you can enjoy watching busking along the shoreline as well as Haeundae Market. Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants.
Acc. 4-5 star hotel (*Novotel Busan[5star] is the first option.)
Day 05 (Wed) Busan - Ulsan - Gyeongju (B/L/D)
Today head to Ulsan and pass through the world’s largest single automobile plant. Visit Daewangam Park, littered with rocks carved into interesting shapes by the wind and ocean. Next, explore Bulguksa Temple, the representative relic designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in Gyeongju. And then visit Gyeongju National Museum and Daereungwon Tomb Complex. Before you head to Cheomseongdae Observatory, choose your preferred Hanbok, Korean National Costume and make a special memory wearing Hanbok with your companions. Lunch and dinner will be served at local restaurants.
Acc. 4-5 star hotel (*Gyeongju Hotel[5star] is the first option.)
Day 06 (Thu) Gyeongju - Andong -Wonju - Pyeongchang (B/L/D)
A morning tour will introduce you to Andong Hahoe village, home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan and well-known for its traditional houses. Next, visit Hanji Theme Park where you can get a chance to experience the Hanji making process. A short transfer will bring you to your hotel in Pyeongchang. Lunch and dinner will be served at local restaurants.
Acc. 4-5 star hotel (*Intercontinental Pyeongchang[5star] is the first option.)
Day 07 (Fri) Pyeongchang - Gangneung - Mt.Seorak - Seoul (B/L)
This morning, stop by Ski Jump Observatory for Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 and then explore Jumunjin Seafood Market, including a variety of fresh seafood caught on the East Coast. Finally, travel to Yangyang for a short hiking at Jujeongol of Mt. Seorak to enjoy the nature. After lunch at local restaurant, return to Seoul and drop off at Lotte Seoul hotel around 18:00. End of service.
*The above itinerary is subject to change according to local circumstances.
*This tour requires a pre and post night in Seoul.
*This tour can be combined with 4-day Eastern Korea, forming the 7-day Round Korea tour.
*This is a join-in group tour. Please be advised that people from all over the world may join this tour.
For pre and post nights in Seoul, we recommend you Center Mark Hotel, T Mark Hotel and T Mark Grand hotel run by our company. We offer you those hotels at reasonble prices.
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