TYPOLOGIES

Relax

+ 1
DIFFICULTY

MIN. AGE

18 years

3500

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Embark on an immersive journey through the vibrant and culturally rich landscapes of South Korea with our meticulously curated tour. Each day offers an exciting exploration that seamlessly weaves history, culture, and natural beauty.

The first two days unfold a historical tapestry of Seoul, unveiling iconic landmarks preserving the country's heritage. From the historical statues and cultural highlights of Gwanghwamun Square to the ancient majesty of Gyeongbokgung Palace, visitors are transported through the grandeur of the Joseon Dynasty. The Presidential Blue House adds a touch of contemporary history, standing as a symbol of national leadership, while the Bukchon Hanok Village showcases Korea's traditional architecture, offering a glimpse into its rich past. Insadong Street, allows one to delve into cultural and culinary delights as it serves as a hub where tradition and modern creativity co-exist. Jogyesa Temple provides a spiritual retreat, and Cheonggyecheon Stream offers a serene escape within the urban landscape. The National Museum of Korea becomes a captivating repository of the nation's cultural journey. The tour then leads participants through the bustling markets, exploring Nam Dae Mun Market and the cultural hub of Myeongdong & Myeongdong Cathedral. 

The following day takes a poignant turn with a visit to the DMZ, symbolising the division between North and South Korea. Whereas, on the other hand, Gwangjang Sijang Market indulges the senses with a variety of Korean street food. 

Along the way from Seoul to Busan, a visit to the Mirinae Christian Martyrs’ Sanctuary is a reminder of the religious persecution and the enduring spirit of the first Christians in Korea. Followed by an educational adventure through the An Dong Folk Village to experience the Korean traditional lifestyle and customs.

The next day explores the coastal beauty of Busan, featuring Taejongdae Park, Jagalchi Market, Yongdu San Park, and the vibrant Gwanganri Beach, the Gam Cheon Culture Village, the thrilling Oryukdo Sky-walk, and the renowned Haeundae Beach.

Another day excursion to Gyeongju transports participants through its ancient treasures, including Bulguksa Temple and Cheomseongdae, and ends at the Pyeong Chang Ski Resort, a 5* hotel, to rest in its surroundings where Winter Olympic was held in 2018. The Seorak Mountain's natural beauty take centre stage the following day.

PRICE INCLUDES

Return Flights with Emirates

Return airport transfers and all excursion transportation

All excursions and entrance fees to National Parks, Palaces, Temples, Museums, Skylines and Cable Car as per itinerary

Hotel accommodation B/B in three 4* Hotels and one 5* Hotel

7 lunches and 7 dinners

Professional English speaking local guide on specific sites

Maltese/English speaking group leader

Insolvency fund

Tips

 

PRICE EXCLUDES

K-ETA requirement, Korea Electronic Travel Authorisation, approx. €8, official site: www.k-eta.go.kr

Travel Insurance 

Personal expenses

Optional theatre performances and fun parks

3 lunches and 4 dinners

An urban exploration in the Gangnam District follows, highlighting upscale shopping and modern architecture. The tour concludes with a visit to the mesmerising Starfield Library.

The last day’s Lotte World Skyline, and Seok Chon Lake. Departure to Malta from Incheon Airport marks the end of an unforgettable journey, leaving participants with cherished memories of South Korea's diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage.

The above itinerary and entrances are subject to change to unforeseen circumstances and weather conditions.