World Cultural Heritage Tour 6Days

World Cultural Heritage Sites

Korea’s Cultural Heritage conveys a genuine sentiment of simplicity and peacefulness. The historical background of the heritage is diverse, encompassing the history of Korea from ancient times (Dolmen sites) to the Joseon Dynasty. The sites embody a wide variety of values from tidy and neat artistic spirit to scientific rationality as witnessed in such traditional constructions as a royal palaces or temples.
A total of nine Korean cultural sites are registered on the list of World Cultural Heritage Sites including Jongmyo Shrine (1995); Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon Hall (1995); Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto (1995); Hwaseong Fortress (1997); Changdeokgung Palace (1997); Gyeongju Historic Areas(2000); Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites (2000); the 40 Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty (2009); and, finally, Historic Villages of Korea; Hahoe and Yangdong (2010).

 

World Cultural Heritage Tour 5Nights 6Days

 

Day 1 : Arriavl-Seoul (No meals included)
Upon arrival at Incheon airport, meet our driver and transfer to Seoul. As the nation’s capital with over 500 years of history, Seoul serves as the political, economic and educational hub of Korea.
(Van and driver only without guide’s assistance)
•Accommodation at 3star/4star Hotel in Seoul

 

Day 2 : Seoul (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, full day of Seoul Tour. Visit Changdeokgung Palace which is enlisted to World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO and is famous for its beautiful garden named Huwon(Secret Garden),  Insadong Antique alley; the center of Korea’s traditional art and antique, and enjoy Namdaemun Market, the largest conventional market in the country, which boasts various merchandise including clothing, leather goods, shoes, accessories and gift items, etc. And Seoul Tower to obtain the panoramic view of whole city.
•Accommodation at 3star/4star Hotel in Seoul

 

Day 3 : Seoul/Andong/Daegu (Breakfast, Lunch)
Transfer to Andong and visit Hahoe Village which preserves architecture, folk traditions from the Joseon Dynasty and designated as World Cultural Heritage.
And Cultural Experience(Drawing the orchid on Hanji; Traditional Paper)
Transfer to Daegu for over night.
•Accommodation at 3star/4star Hotel in Daegu

 

Day 4 : Daegu/Hapcheon/Gyeongju (Breakfast, Lunch)
Transfer to Haeinsa Temple which is most notable for being the home of the Tripitaka Koreana, the whole of the Buddhist Scriptures carved onto 81,350 wooden printing blocks, which it has housed since 1398.
Transfer to Gyeongju which was served as the capital of Silla Kingdom(57BC-935AD). The entire city of Gyeongju is a living history museum containing the remnants of the Silla Kingdom as well as relics pertaining to Buddhism, the national religion at the time.
And Visit Tumuli Park; a collection of royal Silla tombs, and Anapji Pond in the evening where the Silla royal family relaxed and enjoyed themselves.
•Accommodation at 4star Hotel in Gyeongju


Day 5 :Gyeongju/Busan (Breakfast, Lunch)

Visit two magnificent temples both of which are enlisted to World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO - Seokguram Grotto; one of Asia’s finest Buddhist shrines surrounded by Bodhisattva, disciples, devas and guardian king; Bulguksa Temple, an architectural masterpiece built during the glorious period of Silla Kingdom.
Transfer to Busan; South Korea’s principal port city and second largest city, situated on the south eastern tip of the Korean Peninsula. Visit Nurimaru APEC House which is evaluated as the most beautiful place among the meeting places during the APEC Leaders' Meeting on Dongbaek Island & Jagalich Fish Market to get a taste of how the locals live pay a visit to the Jagalchi Fish Market where fishermen sell their fresh catch and the locals haggle for a good deal.
•Accommodation at 3star/4star Hotel in Busan


Day 6 : Busan/Departure(Breakfast)

Transfer & drop off at one of these stops for your next destination and end of the tour.
(Van and driver only without guide’s assistance)
1) Gimhae(Busan) airport (to fly back to Seoul/Japan or other destinations)
2) Busan port (for ferry to Hakada, Japan)
3) Busan Train station(for KTX to Seoul)
•Accommodation :  Not included

*The above itinerary is subject to change due to the local circumstances.

Highlights

  • Duration: 6Days & 5Nights
  • Inclusions

◆ Accommodation(room & breakfast)
 *3star hotels 
• Seoul Holiday Inn Express Euljiro(3☆) or similar
• Daegu Prince Hotel(3☆) or similar
• Gyeongju Commodore Hotel(4☆) or similar
• Busan IBIS Ambassador Haeundae Hotel(3☆) or similar
*4star hotels
• Seoul Center Mark Hotel(4☆) or similar
• Daegu Inter-burgo EXCO Hotel(4☆) or similar
• Gyeongju Commodore Hotel(4☆) or similar
  • Busan Best Western Haeundae Hotel(4☆) or similar
◆ Transportation
◆ English Speaking Tour guide
◆ Admission Fees
◆ Lunch at the local restaurants

  • Exclusions

◆ Dinner
◆ Transfer from Busan to your destination
• KTX from Busan to Seoul (2nd class) about US$50
• One way international ferry to Japan about US$130
• Domestic flight to Seoul about US$90~100
◆ Traveler’s Insurance

  • Contact: inquiry@hanatouritc.com

Route

  1. Incheon Airport
  2. Seoul
  3. Andong
  4. Daegu
  5. Hapcheon
  6. Gyeongju
  7. Busan