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Wonders of South Korea

Private  |  10 Days / 8 Nights
from £2795
Visit Seoul, the mountains, waterfalls and temples of Songnisan National Park, the ancient capital of Gyeongju, and the port town of Busan.
  • Discover history and culture in the vibrant capital of Seoul
  • Beautiful scenery in Songnisan National Park
  • Unique opportunity to visit the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) bordering North Korea

Day 1: Fly to Seoul Fly to Seoul with British Airways. (N)

Day 2: Seoul Arrive and transfer to the Grand Ambassador Seoul for 3 nights. (N)

Day 3: Seoul Full-day tour of Seoul, including Gyeongbok Palace, the Folklore Museum, the Blue House, Namdaemun market, Seoul Tower and the hanok traditional village. (B, L)

Day 4: Panmunjom & DMZ Optional full-day tour of Panmunjom and the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ), visiting the Dora Observatory, Panmunjom – also known as ‘the Truce Village’ where the 1953 Armistice Agreement was signed – and the Peace Talks House . (B)

Day 5: To Songnisan Leave Seoul for Songnisan National Park and visit Beopjusa temple. Stay overnight at Lake Hills Hotel. (B, L)

Day 6: To Gyeongju Morning drive to Gyeongju. In the afternoon, visit Cheomseongdae astronomical observatory, Royal Tumuli Park and the National Museum. Stay at Hotel Hyundai Gyeongju for 2 nights. (B, L)

Day 7: Gyeongju Visit the Gwaeneung royal tomb, the Bulguksa temple and the Seogguram grotto, before taking a scenic coastal drive to Guryongpo port. (B, L)

Day 8: To Busan Morning drive to Busan. Visit Geumjeong mountain, a popular walking area, and discover the Beomeosa temple. Return to the city and explore Jagalchi market, South Korea’s largest seafood market and renowned throughout the country. Visit one of the local restaurants for fresh sashimi or hotpot. Stay overnight at the Westin Chosun Busan. (B, L)

Day 9: To Seoul Early morning train back to Seoul. Overnight at the Grand Ambassador Seoul. (B)

Day 10: Fly to London Fly back to London and arrive in the evening. (B)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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