Transit & Stopover
Daily City Tours
Korailpack
Customized Tours
Cruise/Shore Excursions
Guaranteed Departures in 2016/2017

Tours will have a local English speaking guide or a guide that can speak French, German or Spanish
And the tours will NOT be dedicated to one language and will be conducted with a mix of passengers and guides



7 Nights | 8 Days
10 Nights | 11 Days

TOUR DATES
2016
JANUARY
4-11 | 18-25
FEBRUARY
8-15 | 22-29
MARCH
7-14 | 21-28
APRIL
4-11 | 18-25
MAY
9-16 | 23-30
JUNE
6-13 | 20-27
JULY
4-11 | 18-25
AUGUST
8-15 | 22-29
SEPTEMBER
5-12 | 19-26
OCTOBER
10-17 | 24-31
NOVEMBER
7-14 | 21-28
DECEMBER
5-12 | 19-26

2017
JANUARY
2-9 | 16-23
FEBRUARY
6-13 | 20-27
MARCH
6-13 | 20-27
APRIL
10-17 | 24-1
MAY
8-15 | 22-29
JUNE
5-12 | 19-26
JULY
3-10 | 17-24
AUGUST
14-21 | 28-4
SEPTEMBER
11-18 | 25-2
OCTOBER
9-16 | 23-30
NOVEMBER
6-13 | 20-27
DECEMBER
4-11 | 11-18



PRICES


# of passengers ENGLISH speaking guide FRENCH | SPANISH or GERMAN speaking guide
2pax - Private basis 2,460.00 2,760.00

3pax - Private basis 1,865.00 2,065.00

4 or more pax - Group tour 1,600.00 1,900.00

Single Supplement 400.00

*Prices are in US$ per person based on twin sharing accommodation.
*Group tour requires minimum 4pax to operate.
*Private tours can be available at your requested travel dates not listed below and itinerary customization is available, but subject to price change. Please consult with one of our staffs for the possibility and the rates.


INCLUSIONS
| Twin sharing accommodation at local 4 star or local 5 star hotel in Korea for 7 nights with daily breakfast
| Buffet breakfast will be provided if the hotel has buffet breakfast
| English Speaking guide or a guide that can speak French, Spanish or German for full commentary at attractions
| Transfer service for whole journey except departure transfer
| All admission fees and service charges are included

2016 HIGHLIGHTS 2017 HIGHLIGHTS
| Mt. Songnisan NatĄŻl Park
| Beopjusa Temple
| Gyeongju Tour
| Busan Tour
| Mt. Songnisan NatĄŻl Park & Beopjusa Temple
| Daegu Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine
| UNESCO Visit
| Gyeongju & Busan Tour

2016 ACCOMMODATION AT THE FOLLOWING HOTELS OR SIMILAR 2017 ACCOMMODATION AT THE FOLLOWING HOTELS OR SIMILAR
| 3 Nights At Summit Dongdaemun Hotel or similar (local 4 star) in Seoul | 3 Nights At Aventree Jongno Hotel or similar in Seoul
| 1 Night At Daegu Grand Hotel or similar (local lower 5 star) in Daegu
| 2 Nights At Commodore Hotel or similar (local lower 5 star) in Gyeongju
| 1 Night At Busan Towerhill Hotel or similar (local 4 star) in Busan

2016 MEALS DURING THE TOUR 2017 MEALS DURING THE TOUR
| Guide will give full information on available choice for meal for the lunch and dinner during the tour
| Light meal will be recommended for lunch staring with Korean noodle soup, assorted vegetable with hot stone rice
| Dinner will be buffet, Chinese, Pork BBQ, Bean curd Soup, Fish Soup, Grilled Fish which are common menu for dinner
| For these meals, budget is ranging from KRW4,000 per person up to KRW15,000 per person.
So please allow KRW10,000-20,000 per person per day for lunch and dinner
| At most of restaurants, BEER is KRW4,000-5,000 per bottle
SOFT DRINK (Coke, Fanta) is KRW2,000-3,000 per bottle and KOREAN HERBAL WINE is KRW7,000-8,000 per bottle
| Guide will give full information on available choice for meal for the lunch and dinner during the tour
| Light meal will be recommended for lunch staring with Korean noodle soup, assorted vegetable with hot stone rice
| Dinner will be buffet, Noodles, Pork BBQ, Bean curd Soup, Ginseng Chicken, Grilled Fish which are common menu for dinner
| For these meals, budget is ranging from KRW8,000 per dish up to KRW15,000 per dish.
So please allow KRW10,000-20,000 per person per day for lunch and dinner
| At most of restaurants, BEER is KRW4,000-5,000 per bottle,
SOFT DRINK from KRW2,000-3,000 per bottle and KOREAN HERBAL WINE is KRW7,000-8,000 per bottle

TIPPING IN KOREA
| Tipping at local restaurant is not required
| Tipping for bell man at the hotel for carrying luggage is recommended
| However, most of hotels in countryside do not provide porter service to your room



ITINERARY


DAY 1 ARRIVAL IN SEOUL
   | Arrive in Seoul at Incheon International Airport, where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel
   | Balance of day is free for your own leisure time or rest
   | Overnight at local hotel

2016:
If you arrive in Seoul on other dates with pre-extension booking, transfer is not provided. In case you have pre-extension booking at Summit Hotel, please take an airport limousine bus to Summit Hotel from bus stop 12B or 6A. Please look for bus with sign #6001(Incheon International Airport ? Toyoko Inn Hotel )Ą±. Purchase the ticket at the limousine bus counter inside or ticket booth outside.
The bus is available every 20-25 minutes from 06:20 am until 23:00 depart from Incheon Airport.
2017:
If you arrive in Seoul on other dates with pre-extension booking, transfer is not provided. In case you have pre-extension booking to Holiday Planners, we will provide transfer service.
DAY 2 SEOUL | SEOUL CITY
   | After breakfast, start half-day Seoul tour including National Museum of Korea. This new museum built in 2005 is boasting its fantastic collection of Korean arts and relics. It would take a whole day to see everything in the museum. > The next visit at Changdeok Palace & Huwon (Secret Garden), UNESCO designated World Heritage. > Proceed to the N Seoul Tower on Mt. Namsan for a birdĄŻs eye view of Metropolitan city of Seoul. > The last visit at Gwangjang Market
   | Come back to hotel.
   | Overnight at local hotel
DAY 3 SEOUL | KOREAN FOLK VILLAGE | Mt. SONGNISAN NATĄŻL PARK | DAEGU
   | Breakfast at hotel > Check-out and pick-up from hotel
   | Transfer to Korean Folk Village outside of Seoul, where the old traditional style houses and life style of 18th-19th century are being practiced by people living in the village > Proceed to Songnisan Nat'l Park to visit Beopjusa Temple where the tallest Buddha Statue in Korea has. The forest park is ideal place for walking
   | Afterward, drive to Daegu via expressway
   | Overnight at Daegu City
DAY 4 DAEGU | GYEONGJU TOUR
2016:
   | Breakfast at hotel > Transfer to Gyeongju, the capital of the Silla kingdom from 57BC-935AD and the city is known as the Ą°Museum without walls,Ą± as there are 52 designated sites within this city
   | Upon arrival in Gyeongju, half day Gyeongju tour including Cheomseongdae Astronomic Observatory and Royal Tumuli Park with its Royal tombs. You will have the chance to enter one of the excavated tombs to see the construction and process behind the Royal Kings burial chambers > Last visit is at Bulguksa Temple although rebuilt following destruction by the Japanese during their occupancy. The Temple has been completely restored to its former glory
   | Overnight at Gyeongju
2017:
   | Breakfast at hotel > Visite Daegu Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine. Yangnyeongsi Market has been popular Herbal medicine market since it first opened in the 17th century. Experience of feet bathing in herb medicine
   | Visit Seomun Market of Daegu, which is steeped in history, one of the three main market during the Joseon Dynasty
   | Transfer to Gyeongju, the capital of the Silla kingdom from 57BC-935AD and the city is known as the Ą°Museum without walls,Ą± as there are 52 designated sites within this city
   | Visit Cheomseongdae Astronomic Observatory and Royal Tumuli Park with its Royal tombs. You will have the chance to enter one of the excavated tombs to see the construction and process behind the Royal Kings burial chambers
   | Overnight at Gyeongju
DAY 5 FULL DAY GYEONGJU
2016:
   | After breakfast, start your full day tour of Gyeongju by visiting Seokguram Grotto, established in the 8th century on the slopes of Mt. Toham. The grotto contains a monumental statue of a sitting Buddha looking out to sea and it is considered a masterpiece of Buddhist art in the Far East > 4 faces Buddha > Gwaeneung Royal Tomb > Scenic drive tour to Guryongpo Port. Drive along the sea for beautiful coastal scenery
   | Return to Gyeongju
   | Overnight at Gyeongju
2017:
   | After breakfast, start your full day tour of Gyeongju by visiting Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto(UNESCO Sites)
Seokguran Grotto established in the 8th century on the slopes of Mt. Toham. The grotto contains a monumental statue of a sitting Buddha looking out to sea and it is considered a masterpiece of Buddhist art in the Far East > 4 faces Buddha > Gwaeneung Royal Tomb > Scenic drive tour to Guryongpo Port. Drive along the sea for beautiful coastal scenery
   | Return to Gyeongju
   | Overnight at Gyeongju
DAY 6 GYEONGJU | BUSAN
   | After breakfast > check out and transfer to Unmoonsa Temple (Buddhist Nun's temple)
   | Proceed to Busan, the second largest city of South Korea > Upon arrival, start half-day Busan tour to Busan Tower on Mt Yongdusan with its observation deck offering stunning views of the city and beyond > Jagalchi Fishery Market where roadside vendors sell various fishes > Nampodong Shopping Street
   | Overnight at Busan
DAY 7 BUSAN | SEOUL
2016:
   | After breakfast, those clients who joined 8Days Tours will be back to Seoul by coach.
In case we have less than 2 guests for this transfer and there are other guests using the coach for 11D10N tour, we may arrange KTX train for this transfer. THIS IS NOT GUARANTEED
   | Upon arrival in Seoul, transfer to hotel. After check-in, you will have your own independent activities or shopping at Dongdaemun shopping District
   | Overnight at local 4 star Summit hotel
2017:
   | After breakfast, those clients who joined 8Days Tours will be back to Seoul by coach.
In case we have less than 2 guests for this transfer and there are other guests using the coach for 11D10N tour, we may arrange KTX train for this transfer. Or client can request return to Seoul by KTX train as option
   | Upon arrival in Seoul, drop off at hotel
   | Overnight at Seoul
DAY 8 SEOUL
   | Breakfast at the hotel
End of tour
   | No transfer service BUT Private Transfer Service available as option