The Best of South Korea

From €7,200 per person

Experience the best of South Korea with a 12 night trip filled with adventure and culture beginning your trip in the capital of Seoul. You’ll journey through the mountains of Seoraksan National Park, experience the traditional Hanok houses and Buddhist temples of Andong before travelling the coastal cities of Gyeongju and Busan. Complete your journey back in Seoul where you can experience the liveliness and food scene of this vibrant city.

Begin your South Korean tour in the capital, Seoul. Indulge in local cuisine at the street markets of downtown Seoul before exploring Insadong’s traditional alleyways with your tour guide. Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace where you will witness the changing of the guards and learn about the country’s history with North Korea on a DMZ tour.

Hike through the mountains of Seoraksan National Park while admiring the beautiful scenery and Towangseong Waterfalls. Witness the historical Gwongeumseong Fortress by taking a cable car through the natural surroundings of Seoraksan.

Enjoy 2 nights in Andong where you can learn about Korean Buddhism at Naksansa Temple before spending a night in a traditional Hanok house in the peaceful Hahoe Folk Village.

Travel to the coastal city of Gyeongju where you can experience the Anapji Pond illuminations at night. Learn about the city’s rich history during a trip to Korea’s ‘Museum without Walls’ and take a walk through the Daereungwon Tomb Complex.

Enjoy a trip to the port city of Busan where you can experience the retro Haeundae Beach train and try some local and unique seafood at Jagalchi Fish Market. With your local guide, explore the amazing sea temple, Haedong Yonggungsa.

What’s Included?

• Return flights

• Breakfast every morning

• 1 dinner at the Hanok accommodation in Andong

• Full – day guided tours of Seoul, DMZ, Busan, and Andong

• Five half-day experiences of Naksansa temple, Gyeongju, makgeolli rice-wine making, Busan, and a kimchi-making class

• An evening food tour in Seoul

• All entrance fees to sites included in guided experiences

• All internal transport & accommodation

• Wi-Fi device

• Pre-loaded T-money transport card

Seoul | Seoraksan National Park | Andong | Gyeongju | Busan | Seoul

Terms and Conditions

Subject to availability. Prices are based on 2 adults sharing. Flight departs Dublin on Saturday 2 November 2024. Price is correct at the time of posting (24 April 2024). Offers are subject to change.

From €7,200 per person

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