Seoul City Highlights
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Product Code : AGORA816
Experience the best of Seoul in this 4-day private tour. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Jongno-gu, visiting iconic landmarks such as Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village. Explore the modern side of Seoul in Gangnam District, where you can shop and marvel at the city views from Seoul Sky Observatory. Discover the poignant history of the Korean War at the DMZ and the War Memorial of Korea. This tour offers a perfect blend of tradition and modernity in the vibrant capital city of South Korea.
Day 1: Arrival and Exploration of Historic District
Upon your arrival at Incheon International Airport, our representative will be waiting to greet you and assist with your transfer to your hotel in Seoul. After settling in, begin your Seoul city adventure by exploring the historic district of Jongno-gu. Start with a visit to Gyeongbokgung Palace, an iconic symbol of Korean heritage. Marvel at the grandeur of this royal palace and learn about its rich history. Next, continue to Bukchon Hanok Village, where you can wander through the narrow alleyways lined with traditional Korean houses known as hanoks. Immerse yourself in the charm of this preserved neighborhood. Lastly, head to Changdeokgung Palace, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for its beautiful architecture and serene gardens. Conclude your day by strolling along Insadong Street, a vibrant hub of traditional arts and crafts, where you can shop for unique souvenirs and indulge in local delicacies.
Day 2: Exploration of Modern Seoul
Today, you will delve into the modern side of Seoul. Start by visiting Gangnam District, a trendy area known for its stylish boutiques, cafes, and entertainment centers. Explore COEX Mall, one of the largest underground shopping malls in Asia, offering a wide array of retail outlets, restaurants, and entertainment facilities. Next, ascend to the Seoul Sky Observatory, located in the Lotte World Tower, for breathtaking panoramic views of the city skyline. Afterward, venture to Garosu-gil, a fashionable district renowned for its tree-lined streets, boutique shops, and hip cafes. Enjoy leisurely shopping and immerse yourself in the trendy atmosphere of this vibrant neighborhood.
Day 3: Discover the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Embark on a thought-provoking journey to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), the border between North and South Korea. Explore the Third Tunnel of Aggression, an underground passage dug by North Korea, and gain insights into the tension on the Korean Peninsula. Visit the Dora Observatory, where you can peer into North Korea with binoculars and witness the contrast between the two countries. Continue to the Imjingak Peace Park, a symbol of hope and reconciliation, and learn about the historical significance of this area. Return to Seoul and conclude your tour by visiting the War Memorial of Korea, a museum dedicated to preserving the memory of the Korean War and honoring the sacrifices of soldiers. Gain a deeper understanding of the country's history and the resilience of its people.
Day 4: Departure and Airport Transfer
On your last day, our representative will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Incheon International Airport for your departure. They will ensure a comfortable and timely journey, allowing you to reflect on your wonderful experiences in Seoul. Bid farewell to this vibrant city as you board your flight, taking with you cherished memories of your Seoul City Highlights tour.
- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure
- Accommodation for 2 nights in a centrally located hotel
- Guided tours and entrance fees to Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Hanok Village, Changdeokgung Palace, COEX Mall, Seoul Sky Observatory, DMZ, Third Tunnel of Aggression, Dora Observatory, and War Memorial of Korea
- Professional English-speaking guide
- Transportation for all sightseeing activities
- Daily breakfast
- Flights to and from Seoul
- Visa fees (if applicable)
- Meals and drinks (except breakfast)
- Personal expenses and gratuities
- Travel insurance