SPIRIT of KOREA

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Description

This program is the real deal and ideal program for first-time visitors to Korea. This tour offers an epic adventure to Jeollahbuk-do Province, a region known for Korea’s finest cuisines, scenic beauty, and fascinating cultural activities. Start the program in Seoul, where you’ll experience and learn about Korea’s past and present thru various landmarks and activities. Next, take a ride down southwest to Gunsan where you’ll experience a historic rail town and the start of Korea’s modernization. Along the way, experience the coastline and friendly fishing town in Buan. Afterward, it’s off to Namwon, the “City of Love” and home of Korea’s all-time favorite love story. Last but not least, it’s a whole lot of flavors to savor in Jeonju, a place where foodies will surely delight.


Destinations

Seoul 2N ▸ Buan 1N ▸ Namwon 1N ▸ Jeonju 2N

Program (7 Days)

  • Program is subject to change due to weather, traffic, and unforeseen circumstances
  • Drive time approximately over 1 hour is noted in program
  • Departure Day DO NOT count as part of tour day

Arrive at South Korea

Arrive at ICN SEOUL INCHEON INT, KOREA REPUBLIC
Meet with the guide at the ​airport
* Transfer to Seoul (1:15 hr drive)
* Myeongdong Market with dinner & free time
9:30 pm (approx.) arrive at hotel and check-in​

Free Day

No transportation & guide on this day
Recommended nearby attractions:
* South Gate (Namdaemun) Market
* Myeongdong Market
* Seoul Road 7017
* Gwanghwamun Square
* Cheonggye Stream

Seoul to Jeollah Province

9:00 am - Hotel checkout and meet at lobby
* Transfer to Gongju (2 hrs drive with rest stop)
* Gongsanseong Fortress with lunch nearby
* Transfer to Iksan Film Studio (1 hr drive)
* Saemangeum Seawall (1 hr drive)
* Byeonsan coast drive tour
* Dinner nearby
7:30 pm (approx.) arrive at hotel and check-in

Buan to Namwon

9:00 am - Hotel checkout and meet at lobby
* Buan Park
* Transfer to Damyang for lunch (1:30 hr drive)
* Juknokwon Bamboo Forest
* Transfer to Namwon (1:30 hr drive)
* Gwanghalluwon Garden
* Dinner nearby
7:30 pm (approx.) arrive at hotel and check-in

Namwon to Jeonju

10:00 am - Hotel checkout and meet at lobby
* Fruit picking activity (Varies by season)
* Imsil Cheese Park with lunch
* Maisan Tapsa Temple
* Red Ginseng Spa
* Transfer to Jeonju for dinner (1 hr drive)
8:00 pm (approx.) arrive at hotel and check-in

  • FoodBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Hotel JS Hotel or similar

Jeonju Full Day

9:00 am - Meet at hotel lobby
* Jaman Mural Village
* Jeonju Hanok Village with lunch
* Folding fan painting
* Hanbok (Traditional wear) with free time
* Gyeongijeon Palace
* Dinner nearby
8:30 pm (approx.) arrive at hotel

  • FoodBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • FlightEnd of Program

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Package Options


Land: International flights are not included in this package. 

Single: Refers to occupancy in the hotel room. Single occupant accommodation is provided for 1 occupant in the room throughout the program.

Package Includes:

  • 2 Baggage limit per traveler with transfers throughout the tour up to 50LB each 
  • Conveniently located 4 to 5-star hotels with English speaking staff. Hotel(s) selected during the final process of reservation.
  • A tour director will be traveling with the group throughout the tour to ensure the best experience possible. (Not included on FREE DAY)
  • Professional driver(s) with recent vehicle model throughout the tour. Vehicle type may vary depending on the size of the group. (Not included on FREE DAY)
  • Meals as listed in the program. Meal menu is provided with reservation confirmation. Vegetarian menu upon request (Add to notes in the reservation)
  • Activities and admission fees as listed in the program

Land: International flights are not included in this package. 

Double: Refers to occupancy in the hotel room. Double occupant accommodation will have 2 occupants in the room throughout the program with an option to have either 2 twin beds in the room (Room Type: TWIN) OR single large bed in the room with either KING or QUEEN size bed (Room Type: Double)

Package Includes:

  • 2 Baggage limit per traveler with transfers throughout the tour up to 50LB each 
  • Conveniently located 4 to 5-star hotels with English speaking staff. Hotel(s) selected during the final process of reservation.
  • A tour director will be traveling with the group throughout the tour to ensure the best experience possible. (Not included on FREE DAY)
  • Professional driver(s) with recent vehicle model throughout the tour. Vehicle type may vary depending on the size of the group. (Not included on FREE DAY)
  • Meals as listed in the program. Meal menu is provided with reservation confirmation. Vegetarian menu upon request (Add to notes in the reservation)
  • Activities and admission fees as listed in the program

Full: Includes International roundtrip from HNL HONOLULU, HI to ICN SEOUL INCHEON INT, KOREA REPUBLIC on preferred carriers: Korean Air and Asiana Airlines. 

Single: Refers to occupancy in the hotel room. Single occupant accommodation is provided for 1 occupant in the room throughout the program.

Package Includes:

  • International flights by economy class. Flight number and carrier provided with reservation confirmation.
  • 2 Baggage limit per traveler with transfers throughout the tour. Flight allowance is 2PC check-in up to 50LB (23KG) each & 1PC carryon up to 22LB (10KG). Fees apply for overweight, oversized and additional checked bag. 
  • Conveniently located 4 to 5-star hotels with English speaking staff. Hotel(s) selected during the final process of reservation.
  • A tour director will be traveling with the group throughout the tour to ensure the best experience possible. (Not included on FREE DAY)
  • Professional driver(s) with recent vehicle model throughout the tour. Vehicle type may vary depending on the size of the group. (Not included on FREE DAY)
  • Meals as listed in the program. Meal menu is provided with reservation confirmation. Vegetarian menu upon request (Add to notes in the reservation)
  • Activities and admission fees as listed in the program

Full: Includes International roundtrip from HNL HONOLULU, HI to ICN SEOUL INCHEON INT, KOREA REPUBLIC on preferred carriers: Korean Air and Asiana Airlines. 

Double: Refers to occupancy in the hotel room. Double occupant accommodation will have 2 occupants in the room throughout the program with an option to have either 2 twin beds in the room (Room Type: TWIN) OR single large bed in the room with either KING or QUEEN size bed (Room Type: Double)

Package Includes:

  • International flights by economy class. Flight number and carrier provided with reservation confirmation.
  • 2 Baggage limit per traveler with transfers throughout the tour. Flight allowance is 2PC check-in up to 50LB (23KG) each & 1PC carryon up to 22LB (10KG). Fees apply for overweight, oversized and additional checked bag. 
  • Conveniently located 4 to 5-star hotels with English speaking staff. Hotel(s) selected during the final process of reservation
  • A tour director will be traveling with the group throughout the tour to ensure the best experience possible. (Not included on FREE DAY)
  • Professional driver(s) with recent vehicle model throughout the tour. Vehicle type may vary depending on the size of the group. (Not included on FREE DAY)
  • Meals as listed in the program. Meal menu is provided with reservation confirmation. Vegetarian menu upon request (Add to notes in the reservation)
  • Activities and admission fees as listed in the program

Dates

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September 2018
22 Seats Sold Out
Escorted by David Lim
March 2019
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
April 2019
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
Reserve0 Seats Escorted by David Lim
Early bird discount $50 off per person
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
May 2019
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
September 2019
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
October 2019
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
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Early bird discount $50 off per person
November 2019
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