5 Night Cherry Blossom in Seoul
5 Night Cherry Blossom in Seoul Ref: 5SKSC
5 nights MayPlace Hotel or similar 3* or similar, Seoul
1 x Superior Double/Twin Room
American Breakfast daily (Buffet breakfast will be provided if the hotel has buffet breakfast).
Upon arrival at Incheon Airport, you will be met by your driver and transferred to the hotel by car. During the transfer, your driver will answer any questions you may have, as well as inform you of the time and meeting place for the tour in the following days.
Check-in time after 15:00pm (early check-in is not included). After check-in, you can enjoy the hotel’s amenities or take a walk nearby and maybe taste the local cuisine or enjoy some Seoul shopping. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to explore on your own.
After breakfast at the hotel, your English speaking guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and will accompany you on your full day tour.
Your tour begins with a visit to the Strawberry Farm where you will be able to visit the Strawberry Vinyl House and try fresh strawberries and try to make a jam to take with you.
After your visit we depart for the Yeouido area to enjoy the Cherry Blossom Festival. You will also be able to rent a bicycle to take a ride along Yeouido Park and take pictures of the beautiful Cherry Blossoms. You can also visit the observatory of 63 building, the famous Seoul Golden skyscraper.
After your tour, your guide will escort you back to your hotel, where you can relax after the exciting day.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will meet by your English speaking guide in the hotel lobby who will accompany you on your full day tour.
Your tour begins with a visit of the Gyeongbokgung Royal Palace, which is the first of five Palaces built during the Joseon Dynasty. You will see the Changing of the Royal Guard Ceremonies, which is performed daily, which will introduce you the era of Korean Emperors.
When our tour of the Palace if finished, your guide will take you to the unique area and the ideal place to buy souvenirs, Insadong Antique Street, where you will have some free time to enjoy the local food and maybe purchase some souvenirs as a memory of your travel or as a gift to your loved ones.
After your visit to Insadong Street, we visit the Johyesa Temple. As the main Temple as well as the district head Temple of Jogye order in Seoul, Jogyesa Temple is the centre of Korean Buddhism. The Temple was built in the late 14th Century during the Goryeo period and was once turned into ashes due to fire and was rebuilt under the name of Gackhwangsa Temple in 1910 with the effort of many respectful monks, namely Han Yong-un and Lee Hee-gwang. The Temple was given a role as the head Temple of Korea’s Buddhism and renamed to Tegosa Temple in 1936. In 1954, a purification drive took place to eliminate Japanese influence and revive traditional Buddhism, which established the present day Jogyesa Temple as a result. At the end of the tour you will return back to your hotel.
After breakfast, we transfer to Yong-in city (Gyeonggi-do province) with an English speaking guide. We will visit a unique place, the Korean traditional Folk Village. The Folk Village presents the life of Koreans in the Joseon Dynasty.
After some free time in Korean Folk village we return to Seoul to enjoy a non-verbal performance NANTA.
NANTA is one of Korea's top performances, a show about four chefs who must prepare a wedding banquet in just one hour. The plot is depicted through various genres of performances, including percussion that uses kitchen utensils to make beats based on traditional rhythms of Samulnori (traditional Korean percussion quartet). The entire show has no spoken dialogue, yet plenty of comedy and romance, too.
At the end of the performance, your guide will escort you back to hotel, where you can relax, do some shopping or continue exploring on your own.
After breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to Yong-in city (Gyeonggi-do province) with an English speaking guide.
Here you will visit the largest amusement park and zoo in Korea, Everland. If you haven’t heard of this unique place, it is where you can go back to your childhood and ride a lot of fantastic rides and see animals from around the world. In addition to the entertainment and the zoo, the park has many huge toy stores that will delight you and your children, as well as many cafés and restaurants where you can eat and enjoy a rest.
At the end of the tour we return back to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
After breakfast, your driver will meet you in the hotel lobby and transfer you to the airport for your onward journey.
Tmark Grand Hotel Myeongdong 4* or similar, Seoul
1 x Standard Room with American Breakfast Daily included.
Please Note: Please check table below for correct pricing!
- Strawberry Farm.
- Yeouido Park.
- Jogyesa Temple.
- Korean traditional Folk Village.
- Non-verbal performance NANTA.
- Everland park (Amusement park and zoo).
Prices From: AUD $1,399.00 per person (Based on 8 Passengers Twin/Double Share)
|Hotel Name:||8 Pax From:||6 Pax From:||4 Pax From:||2 Pax From:|
| MayPlace Hotel, Seoul 3*
||AUD $1,399.00||AUD $1,439.00||AUD $1,825.00||AUD $2,995.00|
| Tmark Grand Hotel
Myeongdong, Seoul 4* (Below)
|AUD $1,635.00||AUD $1,675.00||AUD $2,065.00||AUD $3,235.00|
* Local City Tax included. Prices and availability subject to seasonality.