Best of Korea

Vancouver Departure$3,289.00

All taxes included

8 days 7 nights valid until December 2018
  • Product Category Land Package
  • Destinations Seoul, Busan, Jeju

As Korea”s capital and most populous city, Seoul is the country vibrant center for business, education and culture. This comprehensive itinerary combines the bustling activities to be enjoyed in Seoul, the volcanic formed wonders of Jeju Island and its tradition of women divers “Haenyeo,” and finally the majestic ancient former capital, Gyeongju. This scrupulously well-preserved city was home to Korean rulers for more than 1000 years.


Terms and Conditions
Price is based on per person twin share tax inclusive with minimum TWO people traveling. Prices, schedules and
exchange rates are subject to change without prior notice. Deviation/amendment Fee and restrictions will be
applied. Please contact Silk Holidays for details. For responsibility, booking terms & conditions, please ask your
booking agent for a copy of “Silk Holidays – General Booking Terms Conditions”
What is included in this tourItems that are included in the cost of tour price
  •  7-night accommodation in the 4-5 Star hotels with breakfast
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfer service on a private basis
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off service available throughout the tour
  • Domestic airline ticket (Gimhae->Jeju->Gimpo)
  • KTX bullet train (Seoul->Shin-Gyeongju)
  • Transports by van, mini-bus, and/or coach
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Meals in the itinerary
  • Admission fees to sites listed in the itinerary
What is not included in this tourItems that are not included in the cost of tour price
  • Round-trip international air ticket
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Service beyond the itinerary
  • Personal expenses throughout the tour
  • Gratuities
  1. Day 1 Arrive Seoul

    Upon arrival at Incheon International Airport, you will meet our representative with name board at airport exit. We will assist you to board a pre-reserved vehicle and then transferred to your hotel by a local driver on a private basis. After hotel check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure on your own.

    CENTER MARK HOTEL

  2. Day 2 Full-Day Seoul Highlights Tour with lunch

    After breakfast, meet up with tour guide at hotel lobby. Visit Gwanghwamun Gate, the main gate founded by the first king of the Joseon Dynasty and enjoy The Royal Guard Changing Ceremony. Next, explore Gyeongbokgung Palace (Changdeokgung Palace on Tuesday), arguably the most beautiful and the grandest of all five palaces and also visit National Folk Museum of Korea. Then pass by Blue house, also called Cheong Wa Dae, the presidential residence. Then you will explore Insadong-gil Street, which is connected to a multitude of alleys that lead deeper into the district, with modern galleries and tea shops and also visit Jogyesa Temple, the chief temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, becoming so in 1936. Afterward, head to Myeongdong district, one of the busiest places in Seoul and among Korea”s premier shopping destinations and have a lunch at a local restaurant. Then explore Namsangol Hanok Village (Bukchon Hanok Village on Monday) where there are five restored traditional Korean houses and a pavilion, a pond and a time capsule. Next, visit N Seoul Tower, offering panoramic views of Seoul and the surrounding areas. After the tour, transfer to hotel.

    CENTER MARK HOTEL
    Breakfast, Lunch

  3. Day 3 Seoul - KTX Bullet Train - Gyeongju

    After breakfast, met and transferred to Seoul Station by a local driver on a private basis. Then you will board on KTX bullet-train head to Shin-Gyeongju Station [KTX121 10:00 – 12:06] on your own. Upon arrival at Shin-Gyeongju Station, you will meet a tour guide with name board at Station Exit and enjoy half-day Gyeongju tour. Your first stop is Bulguksa Temple, the representative relic of Gyeongju and continue visit to Gyeongju Folk Craft Village, a home to craftsman and artisans. Finally, you will enjoy little walking at Anapji Pond, designed as a park for royalty. After the tour, transfer to hotel and the remaining of the day is at leisure on your own. Lunch will be served en route at a local restaurant.

    HILTON GYEONGJU
    Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 Gyeongju - Busan

    After breakfast and hotel check-out, you will meet up with your guide at hotel lobby. Visit Daereungwon Tomb Complex, large ancient tombs of kings and nobles of the Silla Kingdom and Cheomseongdae, the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia, in the morning. Leave for Busan, the largest port city in Korea via Hanatour vehicle. After hotel check-in, you will enjoy free time at Haeundae Beach. Sightseeing of the city of Busan will be Busan Tower, the symbol of Busan and Jagalchi Market, located on the shore side road in Busan, the largest seafood market selling both live and dried fish. After the tour, transfer to your hotel and the rest of the day is at leisure on your own. Lunch will be served en route at a local restaurant.

    NOVOTEL AMBASSADOR BUSAN
    Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 Busan - Gimhae Ariport - Jeju Island

    After breakfast and hotel check-out, meet your guide at hotel lobby. You will visit Haedong Yonggungsa Seaside Temple and Dongbaekseom Island. After the tour and lunch time, you will be transferred to Gimhae International Airport to Jeju Island. Upon arrival at Jeju International Airport, you will be met by a local driver and transferred to your hotel on a private basis. After hotel check-in, the remaining of the day is at leisure on your own.

    BEST WESTERN JEJU
    Breakfast, Lunch

  6. Day 6 Full-Day Jeju World UNESCO Heritage Tour

    After breakfast, meet your guide in the lobby of the hotel. During this full-day tour you will visit and learn things about Jeju Island that you never knew about before and will be able to get-away from the hustle and bustle of Seoul and enjoy picture like views and get some fresh air!

    BEST WESTERN JEJU
    Breakfast, Lunch

  7. Day 7 Full-Day Jeju Volcanic Island Tour - Jeju Airport - Gimpo Airport - Seoul

    After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Jeju Island. Tour bus will head over to Yakchen Temple via Olle-trekking 8 courses. Then visit Jusangjeolliade, also called Seaside Cliff, a popular spot due to an impressive pillar rock formation along the coast of Jeju Island and is a designated cultural monument of Jeju Island. This cliff was also formed when the lava from Mt. Halla erupted in to the sea of Jungmun area. Then you will visit Cheonjeyeon Falls., “The Pond of God,” consists of 3 sections.

    CENTER MARK HOTEL
    Breakfast, Lunch

  8. Day 8 Seoul Departure

    After breakfast, spend some time at leisure till met and transferred to Incheon International Airport by a local driver on a private basis for your flight to next destination.

    Breakfast

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