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11-Day South Korea and Bali Tour

A Trip to Discover Landscapes and Culture of South Korea and Bali

Discover the bustling streets of Seoul, the modern metropolis intertwined with ancient traditions. Explore the picturesque island of Jeju, known for its stunning landscapes and natural wonders. Experience the enchanting beauty of Bali as you visit the cultural hub of Ubud and unwind in the serene beachside towns of Nusa Dua and Uluwatu. This is a captivating journey, combining the best of South Korea and Bali's captivating charm, diverse landscapes, and rich heritage.

We can customize this trip by adding anything you're interested in and scheduling days to fit your pace. We would happily organize a unique theme or activities for birthdays, young children, anniversaries, etc.

  • Days:11±
  • Best For:Slow Pacers and Couples
  • Departure date: Up to you
  • Sample Price:From US$4,400p/p, (2 per room)*
  • Flights: SE Asia's included (international on request)

Tour Highlights

Here are the fantastic attractions, the most must-do activities selected by Asia Highlights (AH Hand-Picked), and exclusive cultural experiences offered by Asia Highlights (Only With AH) included in this tour:

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the grandeur of Gyeongbokgung Palace.

Gyeongbokgung Palace in autumn

Have a glance at one of Bali's most captivating natural wonders: Kelingking Beach.

Kelingking Beach

Visit to the renowned Uluwatu Temple, which is one of the island's seven sea temples.

Uluwatu Temple

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Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

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Day 1
Seoul Arrival

Your private guide will be ready to meet and greet you at the arrival hall in Seoul. A comfortable private car with an experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel. Your guide will help you to check-in.

Day 2
Seoul Discovery | Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village

Gyeongbokgung Palace: Step back in time and immerse yourself in the grandeur of Gyeongbokgung Palace, a historical masterpiece built in 1395. Often referred to as the Northern Palace, it stands as the largest and arguably the most beautiful of all five palaces. Marvel at its intricate architecture and learn about its rich history.

Gyeongbokgung Palace with cherry blossoms in springGyeongbokgung Palace with cherry blossoms in spring

Insadong: Experience the vibrant heartbeat of Seoul's traditional culture in Insadong. This bustling neighborhood offers an enchanting mix of art galleries, wooden tea houses, restaurants, cafes, and charming shops selling unique arts and crafts. Stroll along the main street, Insadong-gil, stretching for 700 meters from Tapgol Park to Anguk-dong Rotary.

Bukchon Hanok Village: Transport yourself to the Joseon dynasty as you wander through the historic Bukchon Hanok Village. Nestled between Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, and Jongmyo Shrine, this charming village is home to centuries-old hanok houses.

Gwangjang Local Market: Embark on a culinary adventure at the Gwangjang Market, the first permanent market in Korea and a thriving hub of activity. Wander through its vibrant lanes and immerse yourself in a sensory feast of sights, sounds, and smells.

Korean Hanbok Wearing Experience: Delve into the exquisite world of hanbok, the traditional attire of the Korean people. Participate in a hanbok wearing experience and discover the elegance and beauty of this ancient design.

Day 3
Seoul to Jeju | City Transfer

Your tour guide will transfer you to Seoul Airport for the charming Jeju flight. Upon arrival in Jeju, your private guide and driver will greet and transfer you to the hotel.

Day 4
Jeju Discovery | Jeju Maze Park and Lava Caves

Maze Park: Embark on a whimsical adventure at Jeju Maze Park, a captivating attraction that promises delightful surprises at every turn. Wander through intricate labyrinthine paths, lush gardens, and enchanting sculptures in this immersive outdoor experience.

Lava Caves: Explore the mysterious depths of Jeju Island by venturing into the Jeju Lava Caves, a mesmerizing underground world formed by ancient volcanic activity. These natural wonders offer a glimpse into the geological history of the island and provide a striking contrast to Jeju's scenic landscapes.

Marvel at the fascinating rock formations, stalactites, and lava tubes within these astonishing caves. Traverse the dimly lit passages and listen to the echoes of the past. Learn about the folklore and legends associated with these natural wonders, adding an element of intrigue and wonder to your journey.

Day 5
Jeju to Seoul | City Transfer

Your tour guide will transfer you to Jeju Airport for the Seoul flight. Upon arrival in Seoul, your private guide and driver will greet and transfer you to the hotel.

Day 6
Seoul to Bali | City Transfer

Your tour guide will transfer you to Seoul Airport for the Bali flight. Upon arrival in Bali, your private guide and driver will greet and transfer you to the hotel.

Day 7
Ubud Discovery | Jewelry-Making Workshop

Jewelry-Making Workshop in Ubud: Unleash your creativity and dive into the vibrant world of jewelry-making with a workshop in Ubud, Bali. Immerse yourself in the rich artistic traditions of this captivating island as you learn to craft your own unique piece of jewelry.

Under the guidance of skilled local artisans, you'll be introduced to the intricate techniques and materials used in traditional Balinese jewelry. From designing and shaping to soldering and polishing, you'll gain hands-on experience in every step of the process.

Explore the vast selection of beads, gemstones, and metals to customize your creation, reflecting your personal style and taste. Whether it's a necklace, bracelet, or pair of earrings, you'll have the opportunity to fashion a one-of-a-kind treasure to bring home as a lasting memento of your time in Bali.

Day 8
Ubud to Nusa Dua by private car | Payogen Village

Start your day by departing from your hotel and hop aboard a comfortable car that will transport you to Payogen Village. This charming community serves as the gateway to Bukit Cinta Ridge, a mesmerizing location boasting breathtaking panoramic views of vibrant green rice paddies and untouched agricultural landscapes.

Nusa DuaNusa Dua

Embark on a gentle trek along the ridge, taking in the scenic beauty surrounding you. As you traverse the trail, you may encounter friendly locals tending to the fields, providing a glimpse into their daily lives. Along the way, make a stop at Sari Organic, a delightful oasis offering 100% organic snacks and beverages to rejuvenate you. Indulge in the flavors while soaking in the tranquil ambiance of the surroundings.

With renewed energy, continue your journey through the picturesque rice paddy fields until you reach Kajeng Track. This walkway, adorned with different names, serves as Bali's own walk of fame, adding a touch of cultural charm to your adventure.

Day 9
Nusa Dua Discovery | Nusa Penida and Kelingking Beach

Embark on a thrilling 45-minute speedboat ride to Nusa Penida. Get ready to be awed as you uncover the natural beauty of this island paradise. Visit Kelingking Beach for stunning views of the T-rex-shaped rock formation and a pristine white sand beach. Then, explore Broken Beach, a unique lagoon surrounded by cliffs. Take a refreshing dip at Angel's Billabong, a mesmerizing natural pool. Enjoy a delicious local lunch before heading to Crystal Bay Beach, perfect for snorkeling and relaxation. Leave Nusa Penida with memories of its breathtaking landscapes and tranquil beaches.

Day 10
Nusa Dua to Uluwatu | Uluwatu Temple and Jimbaran Bay

Begin your journey with a visit to the renowned Uluwatu Temple. As one of the island's seven sea temples, it holds deep spiritual significance and stands proudly atop a steep cliff, offering awe-inspiring views of crashing waves from the Indian Ocean.

Uluwatu TempleUluwatu Temple

Prepare to be mesmerized by a traditional Kecak dance performance, a captivating ritual featuring a circle of up to a hundred male performers. Their rhythmic chants and hypnotic music bring to life an ancient story from the epic Hindu tale, the Ramayana. Witness the gripping battle between King Rahwana and the revered monkey god, Hanuman, as they embody the eternal struggle between good and evil.

After immersing yourself in the cultural wonders of Uluwatu, set off to Jimbaran Bay. This crescent-shaped beach is known for its pristine white sand and captivating blue sea. Indulge in a delectable seafood rijstaffel, a selection of mouthwatering dishes, at one of the island's finest Beach Clubs. As the sun sets over the horizon, relish the perfect blend of delicious cuisine and a serene beachside ambiance, creating the ideal end to an unforgettable day.

Day 11
Bali Departure

Our guide will help you transfer from your hotel to Bali Airport for departure with independentcar/van and guide.

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Exceptional experiences can be added to brighten a honeymoon trip, a family vacation, a birthday, or satisfy personal interests.

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Private tour for 2 people in low seasons. Price varies based on program, travel date, number of people, chosen hotel. We accept payments in multiple currencies (GBP, AUD, CAD, EUR...).
  • Private transfers and English-speaking tour guide
  • All guided sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary
  • Hand-picked star-rating accommodations
  • Breakfasts at hotels and lunches for every guided day
  • Governmental taxes

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