South Korea East Coast Walking Tour

Day to Day Itinerary     Please contact us for pricing.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Check in at the hotel, and have the rest of the day free at leisure.

Day 2

Option A: Enjoy a full day tour of South Korea’s modern capital city. Start with a visit the National Folk Museum before exploring the neighbouring grand palace, Gyeongbokgung, Insadong Antique Streets, Blue House, the Seoul Tower and Namdaemun Market, one of the largest and oldest traditional markets in the country.

Option B: Enjoy a full day coach tour of South Korea’s modern capital city. Start with a visit the National Folk Museum before exploring the neighbouring grand palace, Gyeongbokgung, Blue House, Changdeok Palace, and Namdaemun, one of the largest and oldest traditional markets in the country.

Day 3

Seoul – Suwon – Yongin – Mt. Seorak

Tour of Suwon Hwaseong Fortress & Korean Folk Village. Hwaseong Fortress is an impressive structure from the latter part of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) and the official fortress of Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do. Constructed from 1794 to 1796, the fortress was built as a show of the King’s filial piety towards his father Jangheonseja, and to build a new pioneer city with its own economic power.

Day 4

Mt. Seorak

Tour of Gwongeumseong Fortress by cable car and enjoy walk and the view including Ulsan Giant Rock. Visit Shinheung Temple. Optional walk to Biseondae Trekking course (2.3km). Visit Naksansa Temple in the afternoon.Naksansa is a temple built by Ui-Sang, the ambassador of the 30th King of Silla Period (57 BC~AD 935), and inside there is the Seven Floor Stone Tower, Dongjong, Hongyaemun, together with several other cultural assets. 

Day 5

Mt. Seorak – Goseong – Gangneung

In the morning, visit Korea’s northernmost Goseong Unification Observatory. Goseong Unification Observatory is an education center of living experiences to console pains for displaced people missing their mountains & rivers and give experiences of division reality & will of unification for children. Drive along East Coast Line to Gangneung. On the way to Seonkyojang, stop by Jumunjin Fish Market. It’s a former upper class residence of the Naebeon Lee (1703-1781) noble family of Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do Province. Next stop will be Gyeongpodae Beach and Lake, then Ojukheon house. Ojukheon got its name from the many black bamboo trees that surround it. It remains one of the oldest wooden residential buildings in Korea. 

Day 6

Gangneung – Deokgu Hot Spa

Move to Uljin and visit of Mangyangjeong Beach & Pavillion, Seongryu Cave, Buryeoungsa Temple. Situated in Sanpo-ri (Uljin), Mangyangjeong is a beautiful pavilion near Mangyang Beach. Designated Scenic Site No. 6, Buryeongsa Valley spans 15 kilometers in length. Due to a lack of convenient transportation infrastructure leading to this site, it has not been visited much in the past. However, with the opening of national road 36, it became a popular summer vacation spot. Near the valley, there are about 30 tourist sites, including the old Buryeongsa Temple. Enjoy the hot spa in the evening. 

Day 7

Deokgu Hot Spa – Juwangsan National Park – Gyeongju

Morning visit to Juwangsan National Park, then transfer to Pohang to visit Wolpo & Homigot Harbors before driving down to Gyeongju.

Day 8

Gyeongju – Seoul

Tour of Bulguksa Temple, Seokguram GrottoBulguksa 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 and Bulguksa Temple is home to many important cultural relics today. Take evening KTX bullet train back to Seoul.

Day 9

 Seoul

Free at leisure until checkout. Leave for the airport.

 

 

Please contact us for pricing.