5 Night Gourmet Tour in Seoul
5 Night Gourmet Tour in Seoul Ref: 5SKSG
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 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 and will introduce you the era of Korean Emperors.
After a tour of the Palace, 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 something as a memory of your travels or as a gift for your loved ones.
After your visit to Insadong Street we visit the Kimchi Academy to learn how to make Kimchi from a famous Korean master and try to take on the Korean traditional costume, Hanbok.
Towards the end of the day, enjoy some shopping in the Myeongdong area and try some famous Korean street food.
After the tour, your guide will escort you back to the hotel, where you can relax after the exciting day.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will depart this morning and 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.
In the afternoon, we will visit the Korean traditional Alcohol school. Here we will learn how to make Soju and the history of famous Korean alcohol drink.
After your full day tour, your guide will escort you back to your hotel, where you can relax or continue your exploration on your own.
After breakfast at the hotel, we transfer to the Rice Museum to take a small visit and learn about the history of rice. Also you can buy some rice to take home and cook.
We then visit the traditional Gwangjang Market, where you can try Korean traditional food and buy some spices to make your own culinary experiments at home.
Afterwards, we will move to Seoul to enjoy 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.
After your full day tour, 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, the day will be free 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!
- Gyeongbokgung Royal Palace.
- Insadong Antique Street.
- Kimchi Academy.
- Myeongdong Street.
- Korean Traditional Folk Village.
- Korean Traditional Alcohol School.
- Rice Museum.
- Gwangjang Market
- Non-verbal performance at NANTA.
Prices From: AUD $1,475.00 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
|AUD $1,475.00||AUD $1,705.00||AUD $1,749.00||AUD $2,575.00|
| Tmark Grand Hotel
Myeongdong, Seoul 4*
|AUD $1,979.00||AUD $2,205.00||AUD $2,280.00||AUD $3,079.00|
* Local City Tax included. Prices and availability subject to seasonality.