ROMANCE IN KOREA

  • Tour Code: AKSR0575
  • Tour Type: Group Tour
  • 1 Country
  • 3Cities
  • 7Days
  • 0Activities

Package Highlights

SEOUL 

  • Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Changdeokgung Palace
  • Insadong Arts and Crafts Street
  • Namdaemun Traditional Market
  • Jogyesa Temple

GYEONGJU

  • Gyeongju National Museum
  • Daereungwon Tomb
  • Hwangridan-gil
  • Bulguksa Temple
  • Gyeongju Folk Crafts Village

BUSAN

  • Tongdosa Temple
  • Haedong Yonggungsa Seaside Temple
  • Dongbaekseom Island
  • Hotel
  • Meals

Sightseeing

SEOUL 

  • Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Changdeokgung Palace
  • Insadong Arts and Crafts Street
  • Namdaemun Traditional Market
  • Jogyesa Temple

GYEONGJU

  • Gyeongju National Museum
  • Daereungwon Tomb
  • Hwangridan-gil
  • Bulguksa Temple
  • Gyeongju Folk Crafts Village

BUSAN

  • Tongdosa Temple
  • Haedong Yonggungsa Seaside Temple
  • Dongbaekseom Island

Visa & Taxes

  • Visa Charges Extra
  • Taxes Extra

Accomodation

  • 2 nights first-class accommodation in Seoul
  • 2 nights first-class accommodations in Gyeongju
  • 2 nights first-class accommodations in Busan

Meals

06 Breakfast

05 Lunch

ARRIVAL IN SEOUL

Upon arrival at Incheon International Airport, you will welcomed by your local driver, please look out for your name on their welcome board. Transfer to your hotel for overnight. Remainder of the day is at your leisure.

FULL DAY SEOUL TOUR

Today after Breakfast, Depart to visit to Jogyesa Temple, as the main temple as well as the district head temple of Jogye order in Seoul and it is the center of Korean Buddhism. Next stop is Gyeongbokgung Palace and you will witness a changing of the Guard Ceremony. Then you will pass by Presidential Blue House, Cheongwadae Sarangchae (closed every Monday) before stopping for lunch. After lunch, visit Changdeokgung Palace which was the second royal villa built following the construction of Gyeongbukgung Palace in 1405. Then visit the Insadong Arts and Crafts Street. Insa-dong Street is one of the most memorable attractions in Seoul and represents the focal point of Korean traditional culture and crafts.  Also visit the Namdaemun Traditional Market, the largest traditional market in Korea with shops selling various goods. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

SEOUL TO GYEONGJU BY TRAIN

You will be transferred to Seoul station for the morning express train to Gyeongju by a local driver. Transfer to Gyeongju by KTX train. Upon arrival in Gyeongju, you will be met by tour guide and the guide will take you to Gyeongju National Museum. Next visit Daereungwon Tomb Complex, large ancient tombs of kings and nobles of the Silla Kingdom and Cheomseongdae, the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia. The last stop will be Hwangridan-gil where a street located in Gyeongju Historic Areas. Cafes and restaurants in the street are designed inspired from hanok, Korea traditional house. Hwangridan-gil itself is a wonderful place where you can see the past and the present.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FULL DAY TOUR IN GYEONGJU

Today, you will be picked up from your hotel for a full day's sightseeing in Gyeongju. Highlights of today's tour includes Bulguksa Temple, the representative relic of Gyeongju. Seokguram Grotto, located on Tohamsan Mountain, is the representative stone temple of Korea. later visit Gyeongju Folk Crafts Village consists of 40 thatched and tile-roofed houses, lived in by local artisans of traditional arts and crafts skills. Various fields of crafts production including metal, pottery, timber, jewels, hanbok (Korean traditional clothes), and stone-crafts can be found in the village, and Anapji Pond, designed as a park for royalty. 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

GYEONGJU TO BUSAN BY ROAD

Transfer to Busan by road. En route, visit the Tongdosa Temple is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. Tongdosa is famous because there are no statues outside of the Buddha at the temple because the "real shrines of the Buddha" (relics) are preserved at here. On arrival, check into your choice of hotel. Later visit Haedong Yonggungsa Seaside Temple (This superb attraction offers visitors the rare find of a temple along the shore line; most temples in Korea are located in the mountains. Haedong Yonggungsa Temple was first built in 1376 by the great Buddhist teacher known as Naong during the Goryeo Dynasty). Dongbaekseom Island (Island of Camellias) which is an island located off one end of Busan's famous Haeundae Beach.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FULL DAY TOUR OF BUSAN

Today, you will be picked up from your hotel for a full day tour of Busan. The tour includes a visit to UN Memorial Cemetery where in Korea honors UN soldiers from 16 countries and UN aids from five countries that were killed in battle during the Korean War from 1950-1953. Next visit Youngdusan Park (Busan Tower) in downtown Busan which is one of Busan's three famous mountains. Continue to Jagalchi Fish Market located on the shoreside road in Busan's Jung-gu, is Korea's largest seafood market, selling both live and dried fish. After the Korean War, the market solidified itself as a fish market. Last stop will be Gamcheon Culture Village which is formed by houses built in staircase-fashion on the foothills of a coastal mountain, earning this village the nickname "Machu Picchu of Busan." Many alleys that cut through this community are vibrantly decorated with murals and sculptures created by the residents.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

DEPARTURE FROM SEOUL

Enjoy free time until your pick-up time. You will be transferred to Busan Station by a local driver. Depart by train to Seoul in the morning. Upon arrival at Seoul Station, you will be transferred to Incheon International Airport.

  • Breakfast

SEOUL

  • Hotel Prince Seoul or Similar

    Standard

BUSAN

  • Libero Hotel Haeundae or Similar

    Standard

GYEONGJU

  • The K Hotel Gyeongju or Similar

    Standard

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Seoul
Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Built in 1395, it is located in northern Seoul, South Korea.

Changdeokgung Palace

Seoul
Changdeokgung, also known as Changdeokgung Palace or Changdeok Palace, is set within a large park in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is one of the "Five Grand Palaces" built by the kings of the Joseon Dynasty.

Jogyesa Temple

Seoul
Jogyesa is the chief temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. The building dates back to the late 14th century and became the order's chief temple in 1936. It thus plays a leading role in the current state of Seon Buddhism in South Korea

Gyeongju National Museum

Gyeongju
The Gyeongju National Museum is a museum in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Its holdings are largely devoted to relics of the Silla kingdom, of which Gyeongju was the capital.

Bulguksa Temple

Gyeongju
Bulguksa is located on the slopes of Mount Toham. It is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism and encompasses six National treasures of South Korea, including the Dabotap and Seokgatap stone pagodas, Cheongun-gyo, and two gilt-bronze statues of Buddha.

Tongdosa Temple

Busan
Tongdosa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism and in the southern part of Mt. Chiseosan near Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Tongdosa is one of the Three Jewels Temples and represents Gautama Buddha

Inclusions

    • Private arrival and departure airport transfers
    • Private hotel/train station/hotel transfers as per itinerary
    • 2 nights first-class accommodation in Seoul
    • 2 nights first-class accommodations in Gyeongju
    • 2 nights first-class accommodations in Busan
    • Shared Full Day Seoul Tour by A/C coach (max 40 guests)
    • Private-guided tours in Gyeongju and Busan as per itinerary
    • KTX Tickets (2nd class) for Seoul to Gyeongju and Busan to Seoul
    • English-speaking guide service
    • Breakfast daily (excluding day 1), 5 lunches

  • Exclusions

    • Travel insurance
    • Visas
    • Gratuities
    • Items of a personal nature
    • Meals not specifically noted in the itinerary
    • Drinks unless specified
    • All international and domestic airfares and airfare taxes unless specified
    • GST 5% Extra
    • TCS 5% Extra
  • Starting Price Per Adult

    INR 160000/-

    Starting Price Per Adult

    INR 160000/-
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