Eastern Korea 4days & Wellness Holiday

About

Leave Seoul to see the authentic Korea! Discover an amazing Korea in 4days getting a complete impression of Korea’s cultural treasures, dreamlike landscape and traditional experience. This tour will bring you major places of Eastern Korea. Delve into South Korea’s must-see cultural attractions, bustling cities, and traditional townships on this 4-day excursion.

Why this tour?

  • 100% Guaranteed Departure from Seoul – minimum 1 person
  • All-Inclusive Escorted Tour by English-Speaking guide
  • No Shopping & No Optional Tour
  • Pick-up & Drop-off in Insadong of Seoul

TOUR SCHEDULES

[DAY 1: Seoul-Busan]

[Departure time 08:00AM]: Pick up from the lobby of Amid Hotel Insadong.

Today, we’ll depart from Seoul with our driver and head directly to Busan, which takes more than 5 and a half hours. We’ll make a stop at a service area along the way for restroom breaks and snacks.

You will meet our main tour guide at the restaurant in Busan. After lunch, we’ll visit Gukje Market (Bupyeong Kkangtong Market) This market gained prominence during the Korean War for supplying canned goods to the US forces. It served as a central hub for foreign products in Korea and earned the moniker ‘Gukje (International) Market’ due to its extensive collection of rare goods.

Continuing our exploration, we’ll experience SPA LAND Centum City, situated within the world’s largest department store, Shinsegae Centum City. This luxurious and contemporary Korean traditional spa (Jjimjilbang) spans across two massive floors and is renowned for its 22 bathtubs and therapeutic thermal waters, known for their beauty-enhancing and pain-relieving effects. After the spa experience to unwind and relax, we’ll head out for dinner. Following dinner, we’ll stay overnight at a hotel in Busan.

[ Meal – B : X  /  L : O / D : O ]

▶Acc. Busan Grand Josun Hotel or similar

[DAY 2: Busan – Gyeongju]

In the morning, we’ll begin our day with a visit to Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, located along the picturesque northeast coast of Busan. This remarkable attraction offers a rare opportunity to experience a temple right by the shoreline.

Afterward, we’ll head to Gyeongju and enjoy lunch upon our arrival. Our journey will then take us to the Seokguram Grotto, a sublime masterpiece of Buddhist art and spirituality majestically perched on the slopes of Toham Mountain. Recognized as one of Asia’s most splendid Buddhist shrines, this site invites you to immerse yourself in its sacred chambers and admire the intricately carved statues, providing an enchanting experience. Following this, we’ll visit the Daereungwon Tomb Complex, believed to be the resting place of kings and court officials. Our exploration will continue at the Gyeongju National Museum, predominantly showcasing relics from the Silla kingdom, with Gyeongju as its capital. Before dinner, we’ll make a stop at Woljeonggyo Bridge for a photo session, capturing its reflection in the river.

To conclude our day’s adventures, we’ll check into our hotel in Gyeongju for an overnight stay.

[ Meal – B : O  /  L : O  / D : O ]

▶Acc. Gyeongju Lahan Select Hotel or similar

[DAY 3: Gyeongju – Andong – Pyeongchang]

After breakfast in the morning, we’ll make our way to Andong Hanji, a hub for the production of hanji paper, to delve into the intricate process behind crafting Andong’s distinctive hanji. Hanji, known for its use of paper mulberry bark as the primary material, is a traditional Korean handmade paper. Following our field trip at the Hanji Factory, get ready to immerse yourself in crafting Hanji mood lighting or creating Hanji paper , experiencing the art firsthand.

Next on our itinerary is a visit to Andong Hahoe Village, renowned as one of Korea’s most prominent folk villages. This village is celebrated for its preservation of the Hahoe Mask Dance Drama (Talchum) , a folk art performance depicting shamanistic rituals and village spirits. We’ll have the chance to watch this traditional performance during our visit.

After the Andong tour, we’ll head to Pyeongchang, enjoying dinner along the way.

[ Meal – B : O  /  L : O  / D : O ]

▶Acc. Intercontinental Pyeongchang Hotel or similar

[DAY 4: Yeosu – Busan]

Today, we’ll depart from Yeosu for our visit to Busan. The journey will take over 3 hours. Our first stop in Busan will be Gamcheon Culture Village, where houses cascade in a staircase-like fashion along the foothills of the coastal mountains. This vibrant community features alleys adorned with lively murals and sculptures created by its residents.

After lunch, we’ll visit Gukje Market (Bupyeong Kkangtong Market). This market gained prominence during the Korean War for supplying canned goods to the US forces. It served as a central hub for foreign products in Korea and earned the moniker ‘Gukje (International) Market’ due to its extensive collection of rare goods.

Continuing our exploration, we’ll experience SPA LAND Centum City, situated within the world’s largest department store, Shinsegae Centum City. This luxurious and contemporary Korean traditional spa (Jjimjilbang) spans across two massive floors and is renowned for its 22 bathtubs and therapeutic thermal waters, known for their beauty-enhancing and pain-relieving effects.

After the spa experience to unwind and relax, we’ll head out for dinner. Following dinner, we’ll stay overnight at a hotel in Busan.

[ Meal – B : O  /  L : O / D : O ]

▶Acc. Busan Grand Josun Hotel or similar

[DAY 4: Pyeongchang – Yangyang – Seoul]

Upon waking up in Pyeongchang, we’ll prepare for a visit to the Ski Jump Tower Observatory via monorail, a landmark from the Olympic Winter Games
Pyeongchang 2018. Take delight in the panoramic views from the Sky Lounge and enjoy some leisure time with the option to purchase coffee or tea at your own expense.

Next, we’ll journey to Yangyang for a brief hike at Jujeongol of Mt. Seorak, renowned for its breathtaking fall colors and remarkable valley and rock formations. After the hike, we’ll relish lunch at a local restaurant.

Our return to Seoul is scheduled for around 18:00.

[ Meal – B : O  /  L : O  / D : X ]

※ The itinerary is subject to change due to the local,traffic,weather conditions without notice.

inclusions & exclusions

Departure

Every Tuesday from Seoul (Guaranteed departure minimum 1 person)

Departure Time

AM 08:00

Return Time

PM 18:00

Included

Excluded

Photos

[ Gukje Market (Bupyeong Kkangtong Market) ]
[ SPA LAND Centum City ]
[ Jeonju Hanok Village ]
[ Daereungwon Tomb Complex ]
[ Woljeonggyo Bridge ]
[ Andong Hanji ]
[ Andong Hahoe Village ]
[ Green Tea Plantation ]
[ Yeosu Maritime Cable Car ]
[ Ski Jump Tower Observatory via monorail ]
[ Jujeongol of Mt. Seorak ]

Additional Info

  • This price is based on U.S. dollars.
  • This is a join-in group tour. Please be advised that people from all over the world may join this tour.
  • Only 1 luggage per person is acceptable.
  • For additional tour or domestic flights, please ask us separately.
  • Busan Spa Land Centum City: Free Offer: T-shirt, Shorts to be worn in the sauna, Shampoo/body shower gel/hair conditioner are provided at the bath area.

* Spa Procedures for first timers to Korean Jjimjilbang, Spa Land in Busan:

  • Receive a number ticket to our guide.
  • Place shoes in the shoe locker matching your ticket number and remove the electronic key-wristband from the shoe locker.
  • Tap the electronic key-wristband at the gate and enter the spa.
  • Receive 2 small towels and spa clothing (shirt & shorts) at the counter.
  • Look for the locker having the same number as your key-wristband and keep your belongings inside the locker.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancelations received prior to 31 days before departure will not incur charges.
  • For cancellations received 30-11 days before departure 50% of the total tour cost will be lost.
  • For cancellations received less than 10 days prior to departure the full tour cost will be lost.