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WT-Korea 01:8 Days Seoul - Gwangju - Jeollanam-do - Busan - Daegu - Chuncheon
  • Day
    1
    Arriving in Seoul

    After arriving at Incheon International Airport, you will first visit Hwaseong Fortress in GyeongGi-Do, which is a highly-evaluated world cultural heritage by UNESCO. Next, you can go to Chungcheongnam-do, and then you can live in Spa Hotel in Onyang City, where the water is alkaline with radium which is of special effects to treat neuralgia, arthritis and other diseases. What’s more, the hot spring is directly connected with hotel rooms, so you can enjoy a comfortable spa just in your room.

  • Day
    2
    Seoul

    After breakfast, you will go to XiangZhu Herb Paradise in Chungcheongbuk-do. It is the first herb theme park in South Korea —where you can appreciate more than 500 species of herbs and experience by yourself the unique bibimbap made of flowers and herbs for lunch. Then you can leave for Inner Mountain National Park in Jeonlabuk-do to enjoy the attractive natural scenery. The mountain of Inner Mountain National Park is famous for “The First Maple Leaf Mountain” in Jeolla-do, South Korea. In spring, azalea and sakura are too beautiful to be absorbed all at once; in summer, verdant trees spread the mountain; in autumn, the flaming maple leaves are impressive; in winter, the cliffs and precipices and snow-covered landscape is beautiful and pleasant. You can enjoy your dinner before back to hotel.

  • Day
    3
    Jeonlanam-do – Gwangju

    Today’s tour will take you to Jeonlanam-do. Here, you can go to Zeng Island, a beautiful and romantic island, granted “Slowcity” in Asia by League of Nations. The most attractive place here is the limpid sea and verdant land, as well as the beautiful beach lying between them. After 20 minutes’ journey on boat, you can visit South Korea’s largest single salt pan—Salt Museum. The next destination is Marine Relics Scene. After lunch, you will leave for Snakehead Bridge, 470-meter long built on sand, where you can appreciate the excellent bridge scenery. Then you can enjoy the natural pollution-free sea water at Bathing Beach. At last, you can experience Hot Sea Spring, and visit Diet Experience in Gwangju—"Land of Gastronomy” of South Korea. You can go back to rest in hotel or stroll around the bustling night market.

  • Day
    4
    Gyeongsangnam-do – Busan – Daegu

    This morning, you will leave for Gyeongsangnam-do and visit Dinosaur Fossil Site. In Dragon Museum, there are 93 items including dinosaur fossils on display and dynamic cinema. Next, you get to Busan City to visit Hae wun dae, a coastal city having two-kilometer white sandy beaches and verdant Dongbaekseom Island, which is one of the Eight Sceneries of South Korea. Then you will visit Yongdusan Park, International Film Festival Square and International Commercial. Yongdusan Park is located in the prosperous downtown of Busan city. On the Yongdusan Mountain, you will get a panoramic downtown and ocean scenery. Pusan International Film Festival is the largest film festival of the Republic of Korea and also the most important one in Asia. The square is an important place for understanding the film festival and Korean film culture.

  • Day
    5
    Gyeongsangbuk-do – Gangwon-do – Mount Snow hill

    After breakfast, you will go to Gyeongsangbuk-do and have a rest for 15 minutes at Huajin Seaside Rest Stop, and 20 minutes at WeiZhen Donghai coast. Next you will get to Jeongdongjin Rail Station at Gangwon-do, which is the nearest rail station to the sea and recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. Then you can visit Soraksan and one of Eight Sceneries of South Korea-- Seoraksan National Park—where you can see rare mountain snow. The park was recognized as biosphere preservation areas by UNESCO in August 1982. You can rest in hotel at Seoraksan Area after dinner, feeling natural oxygen bar.

  • Day
    6
    Chuncheon – Seoul

    After breakfast, you will go to Chuncheon to visit Chuncheon Dam and Nami Island. The island got its name for the grave of General Nami who once countered insurgency here in the middle of the 15th century. After lunch, you can visit Imjingak, Freedom Bridge and Monkshood Mountain Observatory, which witnessed the North - South Korea War and make South Korea the worlds only divided country. On the observatory, you can watch the daily lives of North Korean people by telescope. Getting down the observatory, you can participate in a variety of colorful activities. In the afternoon, you can visit Myeong-dong in Seoul downtown, doing shopping freely.

  • Day
    7
    Seoul

    The tour will take you to visit the 600-year old Gyongbokkung today, which is the Imperial Palace of Chosun Period. It is one of the largest and oldest palaces in Seoul, as well as the political center of late feudal society of South Korea. Then you can visit Chong Wa Dae—the presidential residence in South Korea. Next destination is the korean-folk-village, where you can see a lot of traditional South Korean culture and customs performance, such as tea ceremony, embroidery, etc., to experience true Korean culture. Then you will go to Dongdaimon, which is South Koreas largest wholesale market. Here you can enjoy the famous Cheonggyecheon. After dinner, you can leave for Walker-hill Casino, where you can try your luck at casino, enjoy shopping in the duty-free shops, or enjoy the wonderful Kayagum song and dance performances.

  • Day
    8
    Departure from Seoul

    In the morning, you will visit Gwanghwamun Plaza. Gwanghwamun has always been a symbol of Seoul. Nowadays, Gwanghwamun Plaza completed renovation and began open to ordinary people. The congested road has been become a good place for public leisure. After lunch, you will leave for airport and take the flight to go home.