Western Korea 4days [Discover Korea] (Saturday departure)

From USD 780

Grasp the real image of Korea during this 4-day, 3-night, exploration of the cuisine, history, and scenery of the country’s western region. Sip tea with a Buddhist monk in a centuries-old temple, visit the Hanok village with over 800 traditional Korean houses and stroll through tranquil forests and marshes. Explore Korea's breathtaking natural beauty and intriguing spiritual history during 4 days spent discovering the country with a knowledgeable guide.

 

* 100% Guaranteed Departure from Seoul- minimum 1 person 
* All-Inclusive Escorted Tour (English-Speaking Tour Guide) 
* Pick-up at any hotel in Seoul 

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Western Korea 4days (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(18BC - 660AD). Experience meditation & conversation over tea with a monk at Magoksa Temple, a representative temple surrounded by a mountain and rivers in Chungnam 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.
Transfer to Daejeon which is a hub city of Korea and famous for its hot springs. After hotel check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure in your hotel and the indoor spa offering high quality natural water.

* Hotel: 4-5 star hotel (*Inter Citi Hotel[4star] is the first option)
 

 

 

Day 02 (Sun) Daejeon - Jeonju - Jinan - Gwangju (B/L/D)

Our Destination today is Jeonju Hanok Village with over 800 traditional Korea houses. The village is famous among tourists because of its atmosphere that strongly contrast with the modern city around it. Choose your preferred Hanbok, Korean National Costume and make a special memory wearing hanbok with your companions.
You will explore Gyeonggijeon Shrine which was erected in 1410 and holds the portrait of King Tae-jo, the founder of the Joseon Dynasty.
Then, visit Tapsa temple in Jinan, famous for the over 80 stone pagodas built by lee Gapyong, a retired scholar. Next, leave for Gwangju located in the southwest corner of Korea for overnight.

* Hotel: 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. 
Finally, move to Yeosu, one of the country's most picturesque port cities especially at night. Celebrate the night in Yeosu by watching the view of the seaside village.
 

Hotel: 4-5 star hotel (*Hidden Bay Hotel[5star] is the first option)

 


 

Day 04 (Tue) Yeosu - Jinju - Seoul (B/L)

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. 

Return to Seoul around 18:00. Drop off service is available at T-Mark Grand Hotel, T-Mark Hotel, Lotte Hotel Seoul and Center Mark Hotel.

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*The above itinerary is subject to change according to local circumstances.

 

 

Please note:

*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. 
Please contact at <inquiry@hanatouritc.com> for booking the hotels.
 

Highlights

  • Tour Price(*Year round of 2020)

◆ Double or Triple Sharing: USD825p/p

◆ Single room use: USD240p/p

◆ Child(2 to 11yr) Price: USD664p/p
   based on sharing a room with two adults.
   If a child stay in a room with 1adult, 
   the child price is not applicable 
   and the adult price apply to all travelers.

  • Inclusions

- 3 nights of accommodation at 4-5star hotel
- Transportation by mini van(1~4pax) 
   or Small-sized bus(5~9pax)
   or Medium-sized bus(10~17pax) 
   or Large-sized bus(from 18pax)
- All entrance fee
- English speaking tour guide
- Daily breakfasts at hotels
- lunches & dinners at local restaurants 
- Gratuities

  • Duration: 4days & 3nights (Start: Saturday / End: Tuesday)
  • Available: Every Saturday (Guaranteed departure minimum 1 person)
  • Pick-up time: Saturday at 8AM~9AM
  • Pick-up location: Lobby of your hotels in Seoul
  • Return time: Tuesday around 6PM
  • Return location: Drop off service is available at T-Mark Grand Hotel, T-Mark Hotel, Lotte Hotel and Center Mark Hotel

Route

  1. Seoul
  2. Gongju
  3. Daejeon
  4. Jeonju
  5. Jinan
  6. Gwangju
  7. Boseong
  8. Suncheon
  9. Yeosu
  10. Jinju