Discover classical South Korea on this privately guided journey from modern Seoul to the historic city of Gyeongju and the coastal city of Busan. Explore city temples & palaces, and then travel by high-speed train to Gyeongju. Known as a museum without walls, Gyeongju is home to numerous important cultural relics, ancient tombs, and the beautiful Seokguram Grotto. Travel to Busan, stopping at a stunning seaside park ngsa en route. Take a walk through the lively Jagalchi Fish Market, see commanding views from Busan Tower, walk along the Igidae Coastal Path and then return to Seoul for some leisure time for last minute shopping and independent exploration.
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Accommodation in 3-star or similar on a double occupancy basis (upgrades available), daily breakfast at hotels, airport transfers, air-conditioned transportation, sightseeing tours and admissions as per itinerary with English speaking guides, and 2 on-trip train tickets. International flights are not included; contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a no-obligation air quote.
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Upon arrival in Seoul, you will be met in the arrivals area by your driver holding a name-board. After a warm welcome, take a private airport transfer to your hotel for assistance with check-in. The remainder of the day is free at your leisure.
Take a full day guided group tour of the city’s key sites. Highlights include Gyeongbuk Palace, Jogyesa Temple, Seoul Tower, Hanok Village, and more.
Take the high speed train to Gyeongju and head out on a guided tour of the area. Visit the National Museum, the historic Cheomseongdae Astronomical Tower, Donggun Palace, and the Wolji Pond, and then check-in for your one night stay.
Continue touring Gyeongju as you discover the Seokguram Grotto and the Bulguksa Temple, and then head to Busan. En route, stop at the Daewangam seaside park in Uslad for a nice walk and natural views. On arrival in Busan, check-in and have the evening free at your leisure.
Take a guided city tour. Highlights include a walking tour of the beautiful Igidae Coastal Path and Orukdo Skywalk, the Gwangan Bridge, Busan Tower, and the lively Jagalchi Fishery Market where roadside vendors hustle to move the day’s catch. Afterwards, you’ll be driven to the train station for the KTX express train back to Seoul for the evening free at your leisure.
You will be met for transportation to the airport.
See Palaces, temples and take a stroll through Insadong on a Seoul city tour.
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TREASURES OF SOUTH KOREA & TEMPLE STAY
SEOUL CITY STAY
ESSENCE OF SOUTH KOREA