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Tour Overview

Half Day Tour & Full Day Tour & Post Tour (3 days/2 night tour)

Code
Half Day Tour = HD
Full Day Tour = FD
Post Tour (2 days/1 night tour) = PT

Nov 8 (Thu) Nov 9 (Fri) Nov 10 (Sat) Nov 11 (Sun) – Nov 13 (Tue)
[FD-1]
09:00-17:00
Busan Highlight Tour
[HD-1]
13:00-17:00
City of Ocean Leisure, Busan (Afternoon Tour
[HD-3]
08:00-12:00
City of Ocean Leisure, Busan (Morning Tour)
[PT-1]
Seoul & DMZ (3D & 2N)
[FD-2]
08:30-17:00
Shilla Kingdom, Gyeongju
[HD-2]
13:00-18:30
Glimpse of Life of Middle Class Busan (Afternoon Tour)
[HD-4]
08:00-13:30
Glimpse of Life of Middle Class Busan (Morning Tour)
[PT-2]
Beautiful Island, Jeju (3D & 2N)

 

Tour Program


Half Day Tour

[HD-1] City of Ocean Leisure, Busan (Afternoon Tour): Nov. 9(Fri) 13:00-17:00

Itinerary Meet at BEXCO – UN Park – Oryukdo Skywalk – Igidae Park – Back to BEXCO
Price KRW 80,000 (Minimum 10 people are necessary for tour to take place)
Conditions Price includes a private bus, English-speaking guide, Admissions as per itinerary.
Description [More]
UN Park: The United Nations Memorial Cemetery and Peace Park honors UN soldiers from 16 countries that were killed in battle during the Korean War from 1950-1953.

The construction of Oryukdo Skywalk finished on September 12, 2012 at the Seungdumal area, which is regarded as the dividing point between the East Sea and the South Sea, and started operating on October 18, 2013, with the theme of "Walking over the sky.” Iron columns were set up over a 35-meter-high coastal cliff, and a 15-meter glass bridge comprised of 24 glass plates and shaped like a horse’s hoof connect the iron columns. The bottom of the glass was specially produced with four attached 12-millimeter glass pieces coated with a bulletproof film that has a thickness of 55.49 millimeters, making the structure quite safe. Visitors will be thrilled with the view of the waves while looking down through the transparent floor. The sea stretches out ahead of the skywalk, perfect for a photo op, as well as the best spot to see Daemado Island on sunny days.

Igidae Park, with its rugged cliffs, and lush greenery, is visited by many tourists as it is easily accessible and has a walking trail with outstanding scenery.

[HD-2] Glimpse of Life Middle Class Busan (Afternoon Tour): Nov. 9(Fri) 13:00-18:30

Itinerary Meet at BEXCO – Busan Tower – BIFF Square – Jagalchi Fish Market – Gamcheon Culture Village – Back to BEXCO
Price KRW 90,000 (Minimum 10 people are necessary for tour to take place)
Conditions Price includes a private bus, English-speaking guide, Admissions as per itinerary.
Description [More]
Busan Tower in Yongdusan Park is a popular landmark of Busan. On the first floor of the tower is a souvenir shop that sells Korean traditional handicrafts like masks, key chains, wallets, pottery, dolls and more. At the top is an observatory where the entire city of Busan can be seen.

BIFF Square: Busan’s modern movie district was originally little more than a pair of cinemas that were built following Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule over half a century ago. However, major renovations took place ahead of the first Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in 1996, and the newly transformed district was named BIFF Square on August 14, 1996.

Jagalchi Fish Market is Korea's largest seafood market. After the Korean War the market solidified itself as a fish market. Most of the people who sell fish are women, so the women who sell here are called 'Jagalchi Ajumma,' 'ajumma' meaning middle-aged or married women. This market represents Busan and is famous throughout the country. If you visit you can eat fresh raw fish right at the market. Even these days you can see women selling mackerel, sea squirts (ascidians) and whale meat on wooden boxes along the road.

Gamcheom Culture Village, where houses ascend up the mountainside like a staircase and alleyways crisscross along the area’s gentle slopes, creates a distinctive landscape that cannot be found anywhere else. The village itself is a piece of art and popular tourist attraction thanks to the formative artwork built throughout its narrow paths by resident artists.

[HD-3] City of Ocean Leisure, Busan (Morning Tour): Nov. 10(Sat) 08:00-12:00

Itinerary Meet at BEXCO – UN Park – Oryukdo Skywalk – Igidae Park – Back to BEXCO
Price KRW 80,000 (Minimum 10 people are necessary for tour to take place)
Conditions Price includes a private bus, English-speaking guide, Admissions as per itinerary.
Description [More]
UN Park: The United Nations Memorial Cemetery and Peace Park honors UN soldiers from 16 countries that were killed in battle during the Korean War from 1950-1953.

The construction of Oryukdo Skywalk finished on September 12, 2012 at the Seungdumal area, which is regarded as the dividing point between the East Sea and the South Sea, and started operating on October 18, 2013, with the theme of "Walking over the sky.” Iron columns were set up over a 35-meter-high coastal cliff, and a 15-meter glass bridge comprised of 24 glass plates and shaped like a horse’s hoof connect the iron columns. The bottom of the glass was specially produced with four attached 12-millimeter glass pieces coated with a bulletproof film that has a thickness of 55.49 millimeters, making the structure quite safe. Visitors will be thrilled with the view of the waves while looking down through the transparent floor. The sea stretches out ahead of the skywalk, perfect for a photo op, as well as the best spot to see Daemado Island on sunny days.

Igidae Park, with its rugged cliffs, and lush greenery, is visited by many tourists as it is easily accessible and has a walking trail with outstanding scenery.

[HD-4] Glimpse of Life Middle Class Busan (Morning Tour): Nov. 10(Sat) 08:00-13:30

Itinerary Meet at BEXCO – Busan Tower – BIFF Square – Jagalchi Fish Market – Gamcheon Culture Village – Back to BEXCO
Price KRW 90,000 (Minimum 10 people are necessary for tour to take place)
Conditions Price includes a private bus, English-speaking guide, Admissions as per itinerary.
Description [More]
Busan Tower in Yongdusan Park is a popular landmark of Busan. On the first floor of the tower is a souvenir shop that sells Korean traditional handicrafts like masks, key chains, wallets, pottery, dolls and more. At the top is an observatory where the entire city of Busan can be seen.

BIFF Square: Busan’s modern movie district was originally little more than a pair of cinemas that were built following Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule over half a century ago. However, major renovations took place ahead of the first Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in 1996, and the newly transformed district was named BIFF Square on August 14, 1996.

Jagalchi Fish Market is Korea's largest seafood market. After the Korean War the market solidified itself as a fish market. Most of the people who sell fish are women, so the women who sell here are called 'Jagalchi Ajumma,' 'ajumma' meaning middle-aged or married women. This market represents Busan and is famous throughout the country. If you visit you can eat fresh raw fish right at the market. Even these days you can see women selling mackerel, sea squirts (ascidians) and whale meat on wooden boxes along the road.

Gamcheom Culture Village, where houses ascend up the mountainside like a staircase and alleyways crisscross along the area’s gentle slopes, creates a distinctive landscape that cannot be found anywhere else. The village itself is a piece of art and popular tourist attraction thanks to the formative artwork built throughout its narrow paths by resident artists.

 

Full Day Tour

[FD-1] Busan Highlight Tour : Nov. 8(Thu) 09:00-17:00

Itinerary Meet at BEXCO – Taejongdae Park – Jagalchi Fish Market – BIFF Square – Busan Tower(Yongdusan Park)– Busan Cinema Center – Back to BEXCO
Price KRW 130,000 (Minimum 10 people are necessary for tour to take place)
Conditions Price includes a private bus, English-speaking guide, Lunch, Admissions as per itinerary.
Description [More]
Taejongdae Park is especially famous for its rock beach. Featuring its highest peak at 250 meters, there are forests of pine trees and other 200 varieties of trees. Taejongdae was named after the 29th king of Silla Dynasty BC57-AD 935), King TaeJong Mu-Yeol (604-661). King TaeJong had traveled to many places but this was the place he enjoyed shooting arrows.

Jagalchi Fish Market represents Busan and is famous throughout the country. If you visit you can eat fresh raw fish right at the market. Even these days you can see women selling mackerel, sea squirts (ascidians) and whale meat on wooden boxes along the road.

Biff Square: Busan’s modern movie district was originally little more than a pair of cinemas that were built following Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule over half a century ago. However, major renovations took place ahead of the first Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in 1996, and the newly transformed district was named BIFF Square on August 14, 1996.

Busan Tower in Yongdusan Park is a popular landmark of Busan. At the top is an observatory (designed after the baldaquin of Dabotap Pagoda in Bulguksa Temple) where the ehtire city of Busan can be seen, Moreover, there are several rest areas as well as musical instrument museum and a cultural relic exhibit hall in the vicinity of Busan Tower.

Busan Cinema Center is an official venue of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) –one of the most popular film festivals in Asia—and has become a symbol of the festival itself. From an architectural perspective, the center is a historic work that embodies the theories of deconstructs while exhibiting a sense of formative beauty.

[FD-2] Shilla Kingdom, Gyeongju: Nov. 8(Thu) 08:30-17:00

Itinerary Meet at BEXCO – Leave for Gyeongju (90min) - Cheomseongdae Observatory - Daereungwon Tomb Complex (Cheonmachong Tomb) – Bulguksa Temple, Seokguram Grotto – Back to BEXCO
Price KRW 150,000 (Minimum 10 people are necessary for tour to take place)
Conditions Price includes a private bus, English-speaking guide, Lunch, Admissions as per itinerary.
Description [More]
Cheomseongdae Observatory is the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia. Constructed during the reign of Queen Seon-deok (632-647), it was used for observing the stars in order to forecast the weather. This stone structure is a beautiful combination of straight lines and curves, and was designated as National Treasure No.31 on December 20th, 1962.

Daereungwon Tomb Complex (Cheonmachong Tomb) - Large ancient tombs of kings and noblemen of the Silla Dynasty can be seen around Gyeongju at the Daereungwon Tomb Complex (Cheonmachong Tomb). There are twenty-three large tombs located here; the most famous being Cheonmachong and Hwangnamdaechong. In an excavation of the area in the 1970's, Cheonmachong was discovered with a painting of mounted horse. This painting is the only discovered painting from the Silla Era. You can also view the inside of Cheonmachong.

Bulguksa Temple is the representative relic of Gyeongju and was designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in 1995. The beauty of the temple itself and the artistic touch of the stone relics are known throughout the world.

Seokguram Grotto is the representative stone temple of Korea. Seokguram is known to have been built with Bulguksa Temple. According to the history book Samgukyusa of the Goryeo Dynasty (the country that unified the Korean peninsula at the end of the Silla Dynasty, 918~1392), Kim Dae-Seong had built Bulguksa for the parents who were alive, and Seokguram for the parents of his former life. Seokguram is an artificial stone temple made of granite, and is located on the eastern peak of Mt. Toham. Inside the round-shaped main hall, there are the Bonjon Statue, Bodhi-sattva and his disciples.

 

Post Tour (2 days/1 night tour)

[PT-1] Seoul & DMZ (3D & 2N): Nov. 11(Sun) – 13(Tue)

Itinerary Day 1 BUSAN/SEOUL (Lunch included)
Meet a guide at BEXCO (09:00) – Move to Busan Station – Leave for Seoul by KTX (10:00-12:40) – Gyeongbokgung Palace – Bukchon Hanok Village – Move to hotel & C/IN (17:30)
Day 2 SEOUL (Breakfast and lunch included)
Meet a guide at hotel lobby (08:00) – Move to Imjingak (1H) – DMZ: The 3rd Tunnel, Dora Observatory, Freedom Bridge – Namdaemun Market - Myeongdong – Back to hotel (17:30)
Day 3 SEOUL/ICN (Breakfast included)
Transfer to Incheon airport by yourself.
Price KRW 500,000 (SGL Supplement Charge: KRW130,000)
(Minimum 10 people are necessary for tour to take place)
Conditions Price includes 5-star Hotel (2person sharing 1 room), meals as marked on the itinerary, private bus, Bullet train ‘KTX’ from Busan to Seoul, English-speaking guide, Admissions as per itinerary.
Description [More]
Gyeongbokgung Palace - the largest of the five palaces constructed by the Joseon Dynasty. Joseon lasted for 500 years and laid the foundation for major aspects of Korean culture and identity, including the entrenchment of Confucian ideals and doctrines in Korean society, and the importation and adaptation of Chinese culture. Originally built in 1394, Gyeongbokgung translates as “Palace Greatly Blessed by Heaven,” and it is an intense source of pride for Koreans, who have seen it ruined and rebuilt throughout the centuries, most recently during Japanese occupation in the early 20th century. The current restoration project, whose aim is to return to palace to its 19th-century expansiveness, is about half complete now.

Bukchon Hanok Village: Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses called 'hanok' that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. The name, 'Bukchon,' which literally translates to 'northern village,' came about as the neighborhoods that the village covers lie to the north of the two significant Seoul landmarks, Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno.

The 3rd Tunnel: The 3rd Tunnel was discovered in 1978 by Korean forces. It spans over 1635m in length, 2m in width, and 2m in height and is located 52km from Seoul. It is estimated that approximately 30,000 soldiers could move through the tunnel per hour. Once the tunnel was found, North Koreans insisted it was intentionally made by us to invade North Korea, but, their insistence was proven untrue as the explosions used to make the tunnel face southward.

Dora Observatory: Situated in Paju and at the northernmost point of the Military Demarcation Line of the Western Front, the Dora Observatory replaced the previous Songaksan Observation Post which was closed. From the observatory, visitors can overlook North Korea and its various locations including Gaeseong, Songaksan, Kim Il-Sung Statue, and Cooperation Farm.

Namdaemun Market: Opened in 1964, the Namdaemun Market is the largest traditional market in Korea with various goods in store. All products are sold at affordable prices and the stores in this area also function as a wholesale market.

Myeongdong is one of the busiest places in Seoul and is among Korea’s premier shopping destinations. Over 1 million shoppers pass through this area each and every day. Located in the heart of Seoul, Myeong-dong market has been a witness to Korea’s tumultuous modern-day history as a center of city politics, economy, and culture. To international visitors, Myeong-dong is a stunning shopping district with countless shops and restaurants. Its wild popularity has led to similar shopping districts springing up all across the country.

[PT-2] Beautiful Island, Jeju (3D & 2N): Nov. 11(Sun) – 13(Tue)

Itinerary Day 1 BUSAN/JEJU (Lunch included)
Meet a guide at hotel lobby (08:00) – Move to Busan airport – Fly to Jeju (10:00-10:55) – Woljeongri Beach- Jeju Haenyo Museum – Seongsan Sunrise Peak – Move to hotel & C/IN (17:30)
Day 2 JEJU (Breakfast and lunch included)
Meet a guide at hotel lobby (09:00) – Jusangjeolli Cliff – Yongmeri Beach – Jeju Spirited Garden – O’sulloc Tea Museum – Experience Picking Citrus – Back to hotel (18:00)
Day 3 JEJU (Breakfast included)
Meet guide at hotel lobby (09:00) – Oedolgae – Jeju Mysterious Road – Move to Jeju airport – Fly to Seoul (12:50-13:55) – Finish the tour at Gimpo airport
Price KRW 650,000 (SGL Supplement Charge: KRW 120,000)
(Minimum 10 people are necessary for tour to take place)
Conditions Price includes 4-star Hotel (2person sharing 1 room), meals as marked on the itinerary, private bus, Domestic flight (Busan→Jeju, Jeju→Seoul), English-speaking guide, Admissions as per itinerary.
Description [More]
Woljeongri Beach is known for its scenery, tranquil white sand and beautiful emerald ocean. Near the beach, a stretch of cozy and beautiful cafes align the streets. In addition, a drive along the beach is a great way to appreciate the exotic landscapes of Jeju-do island.

Jeju Haenyeo Museum: Haenyeo refers to female divers who dive into the ocean water to gather various shellfish, seaweed, etc, without using any underwater diving equipment. When diving underwater, a haenyeo carries only a pair of goggles, a round ball-like tube to keep her balance, and a basket to put her collections in. Jeju-do has established the Jeju Haenyeo Museum to introduce to the world the unique activities and culture of Jejudo’s haenyeo female divers.

Seongsan Sunrise Peak rose from under the sea in a volcanic eruption about 100,000 years ago. Located on the eastern end of Jeju Island, there is a huge crater at the top of Seongsan Sunrise Peak. The crater is about 600m in diameter and 90m high. With the 99 sharp rocks surrounding the crater, it looks like a gigantic crown. While the southeast and north sides are cliffs, the northwest side is a hill with grass that is connected to the Seongsan Village. The ridge is good for walks and for horse riding as well.

Jusangjeolli Cliff: The Jusangjeolli are stone pillars piled up along the coast and is a designated cultural monument of Jejudo Island. The Jusangjeolli was formed when the lava from Mt.Hallasan erupted into the sea of Jungmun. They are rock pillars shaped like cubes or hexagons of various sizes and almost seem as if stonemasons had carved them out.

Yongmeori Beach is a place where Mt. Sanbangsan stretches into the ocean and it looks as if a dragon’s head is going underwater. This area is made of Sa-am stacks, built up over millions of years.

The Spirited Garden, one of the major tourist attraction sites on Jeju Island and listed as one of “the most beautiful gardens in the world,” is set to open its long-awaited “Secret Garden.” Following four years of preparation and anticipation, the garden will finally be unveiled on Saturday, July 24th, 2010.
The Secret Garden is an impressive 6,616㎡ garden with two waterfalls, an octagonal pavilion decorated with stones native to Jeju, and a special restroom with a glass ceiling.

O’sulloc Museum: At the O’sulloc Museum, not only can visitors enjoy unique o’sulloc teas, but they can relax next to the lotus pond in the indoor garden. The second floor of the building has an observatory, so visitors can enjoy the views of the nearby green tea fields and the surrounding landscape.

Oedolgae sits not far from the shores of Sammaebong Seougwipo City. It is an amazing rock 10 meters in circumference and 20 meters in height and is also known as the Changgun Rock. It is surrounded by beautiful islands such as Bum Island, Sae Island and Seonnyu (fairy) Rock. Oedolgae was also a filming location in the 2003 TV drama series, 'Daejangguem'.

The Jeju Mysterious Road, also known as Dokkaebi Road, lies on a hill at the foot of a mountain, and connects two major highways on Jejudo Island. It has earned its name, as objects and liquid appear to roll and flow up the hill instead of down, when, in fact, such image of gravity defiance is an optical illusion rendered by the seemingly high surroundings.