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South Korea: Discovering Beyond Seoul
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South Korea: Discovering Beyond Seoul

10 days & 9 nights, Private Journey

Seoul, Busan & Jeju Island

Embark on an extraordinary journey along the shores of the Korea Strait. Begin in the cosmopolitan capital city of Seoul before traveling to the fascinating DMZ (Demilitarized Zone), which separates the two Koreas. Travel onward to the rugged mountain ranges of Busan and immerse yourself in the urban landscape rich in tradition. End your journey on the shores of Jeju Island, where the stunning terrain still preserves the stately atmosphere of a bygone era.

  • Day 1
    Arrive Seoul, South Korea

    Upon arrival, you will be met by your Cox & Kings representative and escorted to your hotel.

    Park Hyatt Seoul - 4 Nights
  • Day 2
    Seoul

    Seoul is synonymous with vibrant entertainment, sophistication and sensational cuisine. Accompanied by your expert private guide, enjoy a full-day exploring the South Korean capital, including visits to observe the changing of the guards at Gyeongbokgung Palace and exquisite Changdoek Palace. Explore the traditional village of Bukchon. After lunch, marvel at the stunning views from the North Seoul Tower.

    Park Hyatt Seoul (B, L)
  • Day 3
    Seoul

    Expand your cooking repertoire by attending a cooking class and learn how to make some basic Korean dishes, like Bibimbap. Continue your full day of explorations, including a visit to Bongeunsa Temple and to one of the underground shopping districts, which is home to more than 1,000 specialty shops.

    Park Hyatt Seoul (B, L)
  • Day 4
    Seoul

    Depart the city to visit the DMZ, which has served as a buffer zone between South and North Korea for over 50 years. Embark on a full-day guided visit of the area, including visits to the abandoned village of Panmunjom, the Freedom Bridge, the third Tunnel and DMZ Exhibition, the Dora Observation Post and the Dorasan Station.

    Park Hyatt Seoul (B, L)
  • Day 5
    To Busan

    After breakfast this morning, your guide will escort you to the train station for your journey to Busan. Upon arrival, meet your local guide who will accompany you to Jagalchi Market, Korea's largest seafood market. Venture on a scenic cruise to Oryukdo Island, Taejongdae and Busan port.

    Park Hyatt Busan - 2 Nights (B, L)
  • Day 6
    Busan

    Embark on a full-day visit of Busan with your guide. Explore the main temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, Beomeosa Temple, and spend time visiting Iljumun Pagoda. After lunch at a local restaurant, do as the members of royalty once did in ancient times and enjoy the wondrous effect of the local hot springs.

    Park Hyatt Busan (B, L)
  • Day 7
    To Jeju Island

    Fly south to Jeju Island. Upon arrival, meet your local guide and explore the traditional and modern craftworks housed in the Bonte Museum. Visit the Yeomiji Botanical Garden, considered one of the best botanical gardens in Asia. Admire Cheonjeyeon Falls, Mt. Hallasan and Marado Island from the garden's observation platform.

    The Shilla Jeju - 3 Nights (B)
  • Day 8
    Jeju Island

    After breakfast, your local guide will meet you for a visit to Manjanggul Cave, one of the finest lava tunnels in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gaze upon the huge crater at the top of Seongsan Ilchulbong Sunrise Peak. Then, stroll down to Seongeup Folk Village, which is renowned for its Confucian shrines and fortress ruins.

    The Shilla Jeju (B)
  • Day 9
    Jeju Island

    Experience the beauty of the Jeju coastline on a walk along the Jeju Olle Trail. Visit the O'sulloc Museum and learn about Korea's traditional tea culture. After lunch, stop at Cheonjeyeon waterfall, which is also known as the "The Pond of God.

    The Shilla Jeju (B)
  • Day 10
    Jeju Island

    Bid farewell to South Korea today as you are met by your guide and escorted to the airport for your onward flight.

    (B)
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