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8-Day South Korea Tour to Visit Highlights of Seoul, Busan and Jeju

A Trip to Discover Rich History and Culutre of South Korea

Immerse yourself in the dynamic capital of Seoul, where ancient palaces meet modern skyscrapers. Explore the vibrant city of Busan and its stunning beaches, bustling markets, and serene temples. Discover the natural wonders of Jeju Island, known for its volcanic landscapes, beautiful beaches, and UNESCO-listed sites. This webpage is your ultimate tour to an unforgettable adventure, showcasing the cultural heritage, breathtaking scenery, and gastronomic delights of South Korea.

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:
  • Best For:Slow Pacers and Couples
  • Departure date: Up to you
  • Sample Price:From US$3,200p/p, (2 per room)*
  • Flights: SE Asia's included (international on request)

*The price is based on a private tour for 2 people.

Tour Map

South Korea tour map

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

Visit the charming Bukchon Hanok Village filled with traditional houses from the Joseon dynasty.

Bukchon Hanok Village

Spend a day to explore the beautiful landscapes and unique culture of Jeju Island.

Jeju Island

Visit the Huinnyeoul Culture Village in Busan, a charming coastal village with picturesque cliffs.

Huinnyeoul Culture Village

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Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

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Your preferences will shape the authentic journey. We are fully prepared to craft an tailor-made tour that fulfills your desires.

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

Begin your journey in Seoul with a visit to Gyeongbokgung Palace, the largest and most beautiful of the five palaces in the city. Learn about its history and enjoy the restored palace buildings.

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

Continue to Bukchon Hanok Village, a charming neighborhood filled with traditional houses from the Joseon dynasty. Take a stroll through its narrow alleys and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of ancient Korea.

End the day in Insadong, a neighborhood known for its traditional culture and arts scene. Explore the streets, indulge in Korean cuisine, and visit art galleries and shops.

Day 3
Seoul Discovery | Seoul City Wall

Start the day by walking along the historic Seoul City Wall, also known as Hanyangdo Seong. Enjoy panoramic views of the city and soak in the rich heritage surrounding you.

Cherry Blossom with Seoul TowerCherry Blossom with Seoul Tower

Head to N Seoul Tower, an iconic landmark offering breathtaking cityscapes. Consider visiting in the evening for a stunning view of Seoul illuminated. Find tranquility at Bongeunsa Temple, located in the heart of the bustling city. Marvel at the Buddhist architecture and immerse yourself in the serenity it offers. Conclude the day with a shopping spree at Myeongdong Shopping Street, a vibrant district known for its fashion, beauty products, and local treats.

Day 4
Seoul to Busan by train | The Cheomseongdae Observatory

Visit the Cheomseongdae Observatory, an ancient structure from the Silla Kingdom representing the lunar calendar. Dive into the history and significance of this observatory.

Cheomseongdae ObservatoryCheomseongdae Observatory

Immerse yourself in the Buddhist culture at Bulguksa Temple, originally built for peace and prosperity. Explore its serene surroundings and delve into the cultural richness it embodies.

Continue to the Seokguram Grotto, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Marvel at the seated Buddha and appreciate the cultural significance preserved throughout the ages. Conclude the day by exploring the Daereungwon Tomb Complex, home to impressive burial mounds and the Cheonmachong Tomb. Experience the rich archaeological heritage that paints a vivid picture of ancient times.

Day 5
Busan Discovery | Huinnyeoul Culture Village

Begin the day at Huinnyeoul Culture Village in Busan, a charming coastal village with picturesque cliffs. Take a leisurely stroll along the Jeoryeong Coastal Walk and explore the Huinnyeoul Coastal Tunnel for a unique seaside experience.

Huinnyeoul Culture VillageHuinnyeoul Culture Village

Ascend to Dalmaji Hill Park for breathtaking panoramic views of Busan and its azure sea. Experience the artistic ambiance reminiscent of Montmartre in France. Conclude the day by exploring more of Busan's attractions and its vibrant atmosphere.

Day 6
Busan to Jeju | Seongsan Ilchulbong

Fly to Jeju and begin the day at Seongsan Ilchulbong, a natural wonder shaped by volcanic eruptions. Witness the spectacular view from the crater and embrace the awe-inspiring landscape. Spend the rest of the day exploring the beautiful attractions and unique culture of Jeju Island.

landscape of Jeju IslandJeju Island
Day 7
Jeju Discovery | Samseonghyeol

Start with a visit to Samseonghyeol, a sacred site believed to be the birthplace of three demigods. Explore the serene surroundings and connect with Jeju's captivating folklore.

Immerse yourself in the captivating heritage of Jeju at the Folklore & Natural Museum. Learn about the island's unique culture, history, and natural wonders. Venture to Yongduam Rock, a dragon-shaped rock formation along the coast. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the ocean and take a leisurely stroll along the nearby coastal area.

Indulge in Jeju's culinary delights at Black Pork Street, known for its delectable Jeju black pork. Discover the local gastronomic scene and savor the island's specialty dishes.

Day 8
Siem Reap Departure

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

Design Your Ideal Trip with Our Travel Expert

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

Our Service Includes:

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US$3,200 p/p
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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