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Jjimjilbang (Korean Spa) & Culture 7days 6nights

Accommodation: Best selected 4star hotels located in the heart of downtown.

Tour Guide: Best selected Licensed English speaking guides, who are passionate, well-trained, and knowledgeable to create a truly unforgettable experience.

Tour condition: Premium quality Service, Comfort, Hassle-free Travel, Not too rushed.

Split by a border, the Korean Peninsula offers the traveler a dazzling range of experiences, beautiful landscapes and 5000 years of culture and history.

There is so much to explore in Sparkling Korea - from the magnificent scenery, affluent cultural heritage, to the unique customs & traditions. Be inspired in this fantastic Korea experience!

per adult from

$3,733

AUD

Duration

7 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • KTX Train Jeonju-Seoul
    • Entry/Admission - Gwangmyeong Cave
    • Entry/Admission - Dae Jang Geum Theme Park
    • Entry/Admission - Korean Folk Village
    • Entry/Admission - Chungju Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Jeonju Hanok Village
    • Entry/Admission - Hanji Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Gyeonggijeon Shrine
    • Entry/Admission - Dragon Hill Spa
    • Entry/Admission - Trickeye Museum Seoul
    • Entry/Admission - DMZ
    • Entry/Admission - Seoul K-Medi Center
    • Entry/Admission - Gyeongbokgung Palace
    • Entry/Admission - National Folk Museum of Korea
    • Entry/Admission - Maruzon Kimchi Market
    • Entry/Admission - Hanbok Cafe
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 1: Arrival at Incheon airport ➜ Hotel

    Stop At: Incheon International Airport, 272 Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon, South Korea
    Local guide pick you up and transfer to Hotel
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoul (Incheon)

    Day 2: Seoul (Incheon) ➜ Suwon, known nationally for being the only city to retain its historic city walls.

    Stop At: Gwangmyeong Cave, 142, Gahak-ro 85beon-gil, Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi-do 14341 South Korea
    is the largest themed cave park with varied cultural and artistic things, created in a gold mine where gold, silver, and bronze were mined. Visitors can experience wine at Wine Cave, as well as Cave Aqua World, Gold Falls, Gold Road, Gold Palace, Horror Experience, Cave Basement World, Underground Lake, the largest dragon sculpture in the nation, LED lights, and other facilities adding more fun to the visit. In addition, Black Light Performance will be held every weekend. The cave features many healing spots to heal one’s mind while taking a walk around the venue.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dae Jang Geum Theme Park, Mansung-dong, Yangju-shi, Gyeonggi-do South Korea
    Dae Jang Geum Park in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do is the largest historical drama set in Korea. Facilities in the themed park are semi-permanent facilities reflected the architectural style, lifestyle and culture of the past, based on historical records. The facilities are in great harmony with the surrounding natural landscapes, which makes tourists feel as if they have traveled to the past in a time machine. The park has also been used as a filming site for music videos, documentaries, and commercials.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Korean Folk Village, 90, Minsokchon-ro, Giheung-gu, Yongin, Gyeonggi-do 17075 South Korea
    Korean Folk Village introduces traditional culture from the late Joseon period to both local and international visitors through cultural classes experience, shaman faith, seasonal customs and others. Also, the village shows various places with unique features such as a farming village, private house, official districts, Confucian academy, seodang (village school), and a village street in realistic descriptions, as well as, a nobleman’s house and traditional workshop.

    Performances including nongak (farmer’s music), martial art on horseback, traditional wedding ceremony, and other special events are available by season. In particular, ‘Welcome to Joseon’, held every May is a performance featuring time travel back to the olden days. In addition, a large family park where the eruption of a volcano site, ice sledding site, and markets are located. Visitors can enjoy Korean traditional rice cake like jeungpyeon (steamed and fermented rice cake), injeolmi (rice cake coated with bean powder), bukeo-gui (grilled dried pollack), or pajeon (green onion pancake) along with dongdongju (traditional Korean liquor).
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Suwon, 4star hotel

    Day 3: Suwon ➜ Cheongju ➜ Jeonju, The land mark of Korea Culture

    Stop At: Chungju Museum, 112-28, Jungangtap-gil, Gageum-myeon, Chungju, Chungcheongbuk-do South Korea
    Sangsoo Herb Land is an arboretum which houses 1,000 species of herbs throughout its 82,645㎡ (25,000 pyeong) area. The glass greenhouse, spanning over 9,917㎡ (3,000 pyeong), keeps herbs fresh and green, even in the winter season. Herb Land is well-known for their flowers that bloom year-round, as well their diverse events including the Herb Land Festival held in May each year, wedding ceremonies, banquets, hands-on program classes, and more.

    Sangsoo Herb Land provides a wide array of programs for visitors. The major event is the Herb Land Festival, aiming to spread knowledge on the use of diverse herbs, including introducing the aromatic value of herb plants in landscaping and as a natural insecticide, as well as the health benefits of herbal foods. Participants can take part in seminars and hands-on activities to learn more about herbs.

    The banquet room on the second floor can accommodate large groups for events, serving excellent herb dishes at reasonable prices. An outdoor wedding service surrounded by beautiful gardens is also available.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Jeonju Hanok Village, Eunhaeng-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do South Korea
    an important tourist center that is famous for its Korean foods and historic traditional buildings. In May 2012, Jeonju was chosen as a Creative City for Gastronomy as part of UNESCO's Creative Cities Network. This honor recognizes the city's traditional home cooking handed down through generations over thousands of years, its active public and private food research, its system for nurturing talented chefs, and its hosting of distinctive local food festivals

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hanji Museum, 59, Palbok-ro, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 561-723 South Korea
    (Korean Traditional Mulberry paper), As Korea’s first museum specializing in paper it has an extensive collection of 3,000 artifacts and a data-base documenting the long history and superiority of Hanji (Korean paper). You also get DIY experience to make Korean paper with wooden tools and bring it back home.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum, 74, Hanji-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 55041 South Korea
    At the museum, visitors can see the tools and machines used in the making of alcohol and get a closer look at the different types of Korean traditional wine. Some of the most interesting displays at the museum are the alcohol preparation room and the fermentation room. Thanks to speakers located in these two rooms, visitors are able to hear the amplified sounds of the fermentation process.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gyeonggijeon Shrine, 26, Gyo-dong 1-ga, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 560-070 South Korea
    the symbol of Jeonju’s Korean-style village. Gyeong gi jeon is especially beautiful in the autumn. Historical dramas and movies use the surrounding landscape as their background

    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Jeonju, 4star hotel

    Day 4: Jeonju ➜ Seoul by KTX Train, Bullet train

    Stop At: Dragon Hill Spa, 40, Hangang-daero 21nagil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04378 South Korea
    The Yongsan Dragon Hill Spa is a charcoal sauna permeated with an oak fragrance created by traditional heating techniques.

    The jjimjil-bang and spa facilities offer sweating rooms/sauna, an open-air bath, seawater bath, salt room, swimming pool, and health center. The main hall of Yongsan Dragon Hill Spa boasts a Chinese-style design and a luxurious interior that has been used as a filming location for various Korean television broadcasts.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Trickeye Museum Seoul, 20, Hongik-ro 3-gil, Mapo-gu Seogyo Plaza B2, Seoul 04039 South Korea
    Trick eye transforms global cultural content and sculptures into smart and modern optical illusion art. Make unforgettable memories with your friends, family and loved ones!
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Jonglo3ga Pojangmacha Geoli, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu Metro #5 Jongno-3-ga Station, Seoul 03193 South Korea
    We will find food like fritters, fishcake, soju, makegeoli and other delicious interesting food. Please choose according to what you like. Go in a tent and enjoy the moment.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoul, 4star hotel

    Day 5: Seoul ➜ DMZ, where you can observe one country being divided into two.

    Stop At: DMZ, Munsan-eup, Majeong-ri Imjingak Tourist information center, Paju, Gyeonggi-do South Korea
    The highlight of today’s tour is the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone).
    *Note: Must bring passport for ID check.

    Located on each side of 38th parallel, this infamous border was established at the end of the war in 1953 at the signing Panmunjom’s armistice in order to separate

    North and South Korea.

    Upon arrival, proceed to passport security control followed by a short introduction at the United Nations’ camp.

    Visit Dora observatory and Dorasan railway station. Discover Imjingak Park with the Memorial, the Liberty Bridge and the bell of unification. Late morning, visit the 3rd tunnel dug into the rock at a depth of 73m and able of moving a full division per hour with their weapons.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Insadong, Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea
    one of the most memorable attractions in Seoul. It represents the focal point of Korean traditional culture and crafts.

    Stores in Insadong specialize in a wide variety of goods that can only be purchased or appreciated in Korea.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Seoul K-Medi Center, 26, Yangnyeongjungang-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02570 South Korea
    Seoul K-Medi Center, Experience K-medi-related health services including a thermomassage bed, K-medi natural facial pack with foot massage, herbal warmth foot bath and aroma therapy.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoul, 4star hotel

    Day 6: Seoul, Breath of Traditional Korean Culture

    Stop At: Deoksugung, 99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul 04519 South Korea
    In ancient times, the royal guards of Joseon Dynasty performed the given task by guarding the Gwanghwamun Gate, the entrance of Gyeongbokgung Palace where the king ruled the country. Since 1469, the ceremony has taken place, with the present reenactment ceremony being based on historical records for authenticity.

    The reenactment of the original ceremony began from 1996. The gate guardsmen serve their sentry, perform the changing of the guards, and hold a parade. The guards' uniforms, weapons, and accessories as well as their strict ceremonial procedures catch the eyes of passersby, especially foreign tourists. Since it is hard to experience traditional events in such a big city like Seoul, the change of the guards ceremony is a great opportunity. It takes place every day except Tuesday.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gyeongbokgung Palace, 161 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul South Korea
    Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace is also commonly referred to as the Northern Palace because its location is furthest north when compared to the neighboring palaces of Changdeokgung (Eastern Palace) and Gyeonghuigung (Western Palace) Palace. Gyeongbokgung Palace is arguably the most beautiful, and remains the largest of all five palaces.

    The premises were once destroyed by fire during the Imjin War (Japanese Invasions, 1592-1598). However, all of the palace buildings were later restored under the leadership of Heungseondaewongun during the reign of King Gojong (1852-1919).

    Remarkably, the most representative edifices of the Joseon Dynasty, Gyeonghoeru Pavilion and Hyangwonjeong Pond have remained relatively intact. Woldae and the sculptures of Geunjeongjeon (The Royal Audience Chamber) represent past sculptures of contemporary art.

    The National Palace Museum of Korea is located south of Heungnyemun Gate, and the National Folk Museum is located on the eastern side within Hyangwonjeong.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: National Folk Museum of Korea, 37 Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03045 South Korea
    Located inside Gyeongbokgung Palace, the National Folk Museum of Korea presents historical artifacts that were used in the daily lives of Korean people in the past. Through the displays, visitors can learn about the domestic and agricultural lifestyles, as well as Korea’s cultural beliefs.

    The National Folk Museum of Korea has three permanent exhibitions and two special exhibitions as well as a library, souvenir shop, and other subsidiary facilities.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bukchon Hanok Village, 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03059 South Korea
    Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses, called hanok, that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. The name Bukchon, which literally translates to "northern village," came about as the neighborhood lies north of two significant Seoul landmarks, Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno. Today, many of these hanoks operate as cultural centers, guesthouses, restaurants and tea houses, providing visitors with an opportunity to experience, learn and immerse themselves in traditional Korean culture.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cheonggyecheon Stream, Seoul South Korea
    providing more leisure space for pedestrians. Since then, the waterfront areas of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and the surrounding streets have become popular places for those seeking refreshment and a variety of cultural experiences.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Maruzon Kimchi Market, 1543-2 Gayang-dong 2002 Plaza B1, Gangseo-gu, Seoul 157-200 South Korea
    Traditional napa cabbage kimchi is the most iconic kimchi dish in Korean cuisine. Learn how to make this kimchi with easy to follow instructions and step-by-step photos! You’ll find surprisingly easy to make delicious kimchi at home.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hanbok Cafe, 249-24, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04564 South Korea
    trying on Korean traditional costume and photo
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dongdaemun Market, Jung-gu, Seoul South Korea
    Dongdaemun Market is a large commercial district comprised of traditional markets and shopping centers that covers the entire area around Dongdaemun Gate, a prominent landmark in Korea. It is Korea’s largest wholesale and retail shopping district featuring 26 shopping malls, 30,000 speciality shops, and 50,000 manufacturers. All kinds of goods can be found here including silks and fabric, clothes, shoes and accessories, electronics, leather goods, sporting goods, office supplies, pet products and toys.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Seoul, 4star hotel

    Day 7: Seoul ➜ Incheon airport for departure

    Stop At: Incheon International Airport, 272 Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon, South Korea
    Transfer to ICN airport for departure
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1: LOTTE City Hotel Myeongdong, 362 Samil-daero, Myeong-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
    2: Incheon International Airport Terminal, Unseo-dong, Incheon, South Korea
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The Local guide picks up from airports or hotels as stated.Airports
    • Incheon Intl Airport, 272 Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon South Korea
    • Gimpo Intl Airport, 112 Haneul-gil, Gangseo-gu, Seoul South Korea
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Korea DMC Tour

Activity ID: V-102854P31

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