Day 1: Samsung Innovation Museum – Everland Theme ParkAfter breakfast, You’ll be picked up from your Seoul hotel and driven to Samsung Innovation Museum in the nearby city of Suwon. You will learn about the latest technology and science innovations by Samsung. Enjoy chicken for lunch in the street of Chickens in Suwon. You will have Jinmi chicken or Yongsung chicken. These chickens are Korea No.1 Fried Chicken. They are usually seasoned with spices, sugar, and salt, prior to and after being fried. Next stop will be Everland Theme Park, one of the most popular places for families, friends and couples in Seoul that houses over 40 thrilling rides. Enjoy a magical and adventure-filled day at Everland Theme Park.
Day 2: Unhyeongung Palace - DDP(Dongdaemun Design Plaza) - Ginseng Center - Amethyst Factory - Lunch in Gwangjang Market - Garosugil - Cheongdamdong Galleria Department Store - Dinner at Gourmet 494 - Drum Cat ShowMeet your guide after breakfast at your hotel for your full-day tour, starting with a visit to Unhyeongung Palace, once home to Emperor Gojong, the 26th king of the Joseon Dynasty (1392 – 1910). Enter through the front gate and past servants’ quarters, and you can see where a royal wedding ceremony was held. Visit the women’s and men’s quarters, called Norakdang and Noandang and the Exhibition Hall, which displays a small collection of cultural artifacts such as writing tools, traditional wedding garments and a scale model of Unhyeongung. We then move to Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) which is a blend of traditional buildings, relics and cutting-edge modern multicultural facilities. Near we will navigate the thousands of shops in the immense Dongdaemun district with help from your guide. Afterwards, we will visit Ginseng Center. Ginseng is a medicinal herb that has long been used in maintaining physical vitality throughout the far-eastern countries including Korea and China. For your information, Korean Ginseng is the best of its efficacy. Next stop, Gwangjang Market, which is famous for its abundance of street food. Bindaetteok, bibimbap and hotteok are the market's specialties. You will have them for lunch(by own expense) After lunch, Visit Grosugil, a popular, upscale street in Seoul. Adorned with ginkgo trees, Garosu-gil stretches less than a kilometer in Sinsa-dong, but is still considered a main area within the greater Gangnam area. The array of open studios, ateliers, cafés, restaurants, bars, fashion shops, and prop shops blend together for a chic cityscape. Your next stop is Galleria Department Store, known as the most popular luxury-brand fashion mall in Seoul. Located in the wealthy district of Apgujeong-dong, the Galleria Department Store plays a leading role in todays fashion industry, as it offers a wide variety of high-class brands. After shopping, have dinner at Gourmet 494, The food court at the Galleria department store. (by own expense) Gourmet 494 calls itself a "grocerant" (combining the words "grocery" and "restaurant"), meaning they offer the best in restaurant and street food dining as well as grocery shopping, all under one roof. The final stop on your route is Drum Cat Show. Drum Cat is the first percussion team, consisting of only women, which is unique not only on Asia but also in ther world. Beautiful girl drummers in skin-tight cat suit and hair-flickering to drumming, breathtaking bash of drums, and timely effecive background music will not allow even a second for the audience to get bored. Your day tour ends with drop-off at your hotel, where you’re free to enjoy the rest of your time.
Day 3: Gyeongbokgung palace - N Seoul Tower - Namsan Hanok Village - Tong-in Market - Trick Art Museum - Hello Kitty CaféTransfer to Seoul. When you arrive in Seoul, your first stop will be Gyeongbokgung Palace which is the oldest and grandest of Seoul’s royal Palace. It is a masterpiece of Korean traditional architecture. You can watch The Royal-Guard Changing Ceremony. It is a great opportunity to experience a rare traditional scene in Korea. After enjoying the beauty of Korean palaces following the ceremony, your guide will take you to the N Seoul Tower, an ideal place to view Seoul's cityscape. Take in the panoramic views from the N Seoul Tower Observatory, perched upon the highest point of Mt Namsan. Next, you will travel back in time to the Joseon Dynasty at Namsan Hanok Village. This village has five restored traditional Korean houses and a pavilion, a pond and a time capsule, which make it a perfect spot to take a walk. Head to Tong-in Traditional Market for lunch. One of the most popular destinations of Tongin Market is a small do-it-yourself eatery known as the Dosirak Cafe, or the "Lunchbox Cafe". People buy KRW 500 tokens that look like traditional coins, yeopjeon, and with the coins buy any one of an assortment of delicacies on sale at nearby stores. They choose their meal from a range of traditional street food retailers, loading up their empty tray and then eating in the café. After lunch, your guide will take you to the trick eye and Ice museum, where paintings on walls and floors are captured in three dimensions. Take funny photos with optical illusion art. After exploring the unique effects of the art collection, head to the Hello Kitty Cafe. Hello Kitty Café is one of the most beloved cafés in the Hongdae area. You can enjoy coffee or tea with Hello Kitty characters.
Day 4: DepartureDeparture from Korea.
Welcome to Korea
- Airport Transfers
- 3 days sightseeing tours with English speaking guide as per the itinerary.
- All Taxes
- 08 Nights’ Accommodation on Requested Hotel in Korea
- Daily Breakfast at the hotel
- 3 Lunches at local restaurant as specified in the itinerary