Essential of South Korea, 5 days

Day 1      SEOUL
On arrival at Incheon airport, welcome by the local guide then transfer and check-in at hotel. Note: Rooms are available from 2pm.
Overnight in Seoul.

Day 2      SEOUL – SUWON 47 Km (29 Miles)                      (B/L)                                 
After breakfast, day is dedicated to South Korea capital exploration. Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace (closed on Tuesday); the royal palace located north of the capital was built for the first time in the fourteenth century and then a second time in the nineteenth century. This "Greatly Blessed by Heaven" is one of the five palaces from the Choson (Joseon) dynasty and includes the Folk museum and its collection of traditional Korean life. Then visit Jogyesa Temple, which is one of the most important of the city and heart of Jogyejong Buddhist Order, practicing Zen meditation. Lunch is at local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Hwaseong fortress, one of the largest military structures in the country, built during Choson (Joseon) dynasty and today listed a World Heritage by UNESCO. Transfer and check-in at the hotel in the late afternoon.
Overnight in Suwon.

Day 3      SUWON – DAEGU – GYEONGJU  325 Km (201 Miles)           (B/L)
After breakfast, transfer to Daegu (approximately 3 hours). Upon arrival, visit Haeinsa Temple located in Gaya National Park. This temple built in 802 by two monks is listed today World Heritage by UNESCO. It protects the Tripitaka Koreana, 80000 printing plates containing Buddhist scriptures, 15 national treasures and some 200 private treasures. Then lunch is at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the Daegu National Museum, built to preserve the cultural heritage of the region. Finally, drive towards Gyeongju, spiritual and cultural capital of Korea.
Overnight in Gyeongju.

Day 4      GYEONGJU – BUSAN  82 Km (50 Miles)              (B/L)
After breakfast, city ​​tour of the nicknamed "museum without walls." This ancient capital of the Shilla kingdom was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. Visit Bulkugsa Temple (UNESCO) and Seokguram Cave (UNESCO). Fitted in the eighth century on the slopes of Mount Toham, the cave contains a monumental statue of Buddha looking at the sea. The sanctuary is considered a masterpiece of Buddhist art in the Far East. Lunch is at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, walk through Tumuli Park dotted with 23 tombs of sovereign of the Shilla’s kingdom and their families, and visit the grave of the "Heavenly Horse". During archaeological excavations many treasures have been discovered and are now on display at the city National Museum. Continue by visiting Noseo-dong tombs before one last stop at the oldest Far Est observatory, Cheomseongdae tower built in 634. Here royal astronomers studied the movements of the stars and predicting eclipses of the sun and moon. Finally depart by road towards Busan and check-in at hotel.
Overnight in Busan.

Day 5      BUSAN – SEOUL                 (B)
After breakfast, the day is at leisure. Note: Rooms shall be released by 12pm (noon). Depending on the flight schedule, transfer to the airport for the departure flight.
End of our services.

Accommodation in a shared double or twin room at selected hotels
Transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle as per program
English speaking guide except during time at leisure or if mentioned otherwise in the program
Entry fees for all sightseeing tours as mentioned in the program
Meals as mentioned in the program: (B) for breakfast, (L) for lunch or (D) for dinner
Government taxes currently in force (V.A.T.)

Visa for South Korea
International flights and airport taxes
Drinks, tips, personal expenses and all services not clearly mentione


Departure date
E.g., 18 Mar 2018
Price dates: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
Price table: 

Product table

Product ID Title Maturity Room Price
1557 Essential of South Korea, 5 days (Adults, Double)
1558 Essential of South Korea, 5 days (Adults, Single)