Western Korea 4days & Wellness Holiday

About

Grasp the real image of Korea during this 4days, 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.

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-Gongju-Iksan]

[Meeting time 08:00AM]: Pick up from the Lobby of Amid Hotel Seoul.

This morning we’ll head to the Gongju and explore Gongsanseong Fortress. Its captivating beauty and strategic significance offer a glimpse into Korea’s past while providing breathtaking panoramic views. In recognition of its value, Gongsanseong Fortress was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2015. Next visit the Tomb of King Muryeong. Even though many artifacts were stolen from the tombs, the tombs serve as an important evidence of Baekje culture and the foreign exchanges during that period.

After the Gongju tour, we’ll continue our journey to Iksan. The Iksan Prison Open Film Set is the first, and only prison filming sets built in Korea. We’ll explore various experiences offered, including the rental of prisoners’ and prison officers’ uniforms.

Last but not least, we will visit Gosrak, where the place is filled with soy sauce and fermented soybean paste, and is beautifully laid out like a garden. It is a good place looking down on Goserak from the mini observatory. At the end of our day’s adventures, we’ll settle into our hotel in Iksan for an overnight stay.

[ Meal – B : X  /  L : O / D : O ]

▶Acc. WesternLife Hotel IKSAN or similar

[DAY 2: Iksan- Jeonju – Jangseong- Gwangju]

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 Taejo, the founder of the Joseon Dynasty. Afterward you will have Jeonju Bibimbab lunch at a local restaurant.

Following that, we will proceed to Jangseong, where Baegyangsa Temple is situated within Naejangsan National Park. Upon arrival you will experience Conversation over tea with a Monk. The combination of the mountain and valleys on both sides creates beautiful scenery. Nature reveals its beauty throughout all seasons here, especially through the red
maple leaves in fall.

Wrapping up our day’s explorations after dinner in Gwangju, we’ll head back to our hotel in
Gwangju for the night

[ Meal – B : O  /  L : O / D : O ]

▶Acc. Holiday Inn Gwangju Hotel or similar

[DAY 3: Gwangju – Boseong – Suncheon – Yeosu]

Kick off the morning by visiting Green Tea Plantation produces high-quality green tea and is a popular tourist attraction year-round thanks to the vast rows of tea trees that line the hillside like a deep green carpet. You will have a chance to taste Boseong Green Tea Icecream!

After a lunch break, we continue with visits to the reed fields in Suncheonman Bay which are thickly covered with reeds taller than a full-grown man. It is the biggest colony of reeds in Korea. Among the world’s wetlands, it is widely known for attracting the largest number of rare birds.

After visiting Suncheon, you’ll head to Yeosu to experience a ride on the Yeosu Maritime Cable Car—an aerial tramway offering breathtaking views of Yeosu’s coastline and landmarks. Glide over the sea and witness the city’s beauty from a unique perspective as the cable car connects Dolsan Island to the mainland. Taking the cable car down to visit Admiral Yi Sun-sin Square. The giant Admiral Yi statue in the middle of the rotary is arguably the most recognizable spot in the city. There are lots of restaurants and bakeries nearby.

Concluding our activities, we’ll be checking in at our Yeosu hotel for an overnight stay.

[ Meal – B : O  /  L : O / D : O ]

▶Acc. Yeosu Ramada Plaza Hotel or similar

[DAY 4: Yeosu – Busan – Seoul]

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, our return to Seoul is scheduled for around 19:00.

[ 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

Saturday

Departure Time

AM 08:00

Return Time

PM 19:00

Included

Excluded

Photos

[ Gongsanseong Fortress ]
[ The Iksan Prison Open Film Set ]
[ Jeonju Hanok Village ]
[ Baegyangsa Temple ]
[ Gosrak ]
[ Green Tea Plantation ]
[ Yeosu Maritime Cable Car ]
[ Wellness Tour – Suncheonman Bay ]
[ Gamcheon Culture Village ]

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.

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.