Seoul is Korea's capital city with a population of over 10,000,000 people. The city has been Korea's center of politics, economy and culture for more than 600 years and it has continued to transform itself swiftly to reflect global changes. At present, Seoul offers a unique urban culture that combines trendy contemporary culture, state-of-the-art technologies and a long-standing history. In particular, cutting-edge IT technologies applied in various corners of the city have transformed it into a futuristic city. The daily lifestyle of Seoul residents applying advanced technology continue to impress
Tour Duration: 7 Days /6 Nights
On arrival at Incheon International airport you will be met by your driver and transfer to your hotel to check in . After you have checked in the rest of the day will be free.
In the evening you will enjoy dinner at the hotel.
After breakfast at your hotel, you will visit the Gyeongbokgung Palace. Gyeongbokgung Palace was the first and largest of the royal palaces built during the Joseon Dynasty. Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace was located at the heart of newly appointed capital of Seoul (then known as Hanyang) and represented the sovereignty of the Joseon Dynasty.
After the Gyeongbokgung Palace visit, the tour will continue to the National Folk Museum. The National Folk Museum of Korea displays the culture and folk history of the Korean people from prehistoric times to the end of the Joseon Dynasty. Since its establishment, the museum has dedicated itself to studying and researching the folk history of Korea, and collecting artifacts from different Korean regions in order to pass on an insight into the lifestyle and culture of Koreans. After the Museum you will then passing by the Blue House
The Blue House Located just past Gyeongbokgung Palace, the Blue House is the imposing official residence of South Korea’s president. This lovely complex is built mainly in the traditional South Korean architectural style.
After the Blue House view, you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant at your own cost.
After lunch the tour will continue to 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 neighborhood lies north of two significant Seoul landmarks. Today, many of these hanoks operate as cultural centers, guesthouses, restaurants and tea houses, providing visitors with an opportunity to experience, learn and immerse themselves in traditional Korean culture. After the Bukchon Hanok Village visit , you will then continue to Cheonggyecheon Stream .
Cheonggyecheon Stream is an 11 km long modern stream that runs through downtown Seoul. Created as part of an urban renewal project, Cheonggyecheon is a restoration of the stream that was once there before during the Joseon Dynasty. The stream was covered with an elevated highway after the Korean War (1950-1953), as part of the country's post-war economic development. You will then continue to Yongsan Electronic Market .
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After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transfer to Imjingak Pavillion ( approx 1hr ad 30 mins drive). Then you will visit to The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is a region on the Korean peninsula that demarcates North Korea from South Korea. Roughly following the 38th parallel, the 150-mile-long DMZ incorporates territory on both sides of the cease-fire line as it existed at the end of the Korean War (1950–53). The areas north and south of the demarcation are heavily fortified, though skirmishes between the two sides are rare.
After DMZ visit the tour will continue to The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel. Venture to the border of South and North Korea, where the unsettling Demilitarized Zone separates the 2 countries in a 2.5-mile-wide swath of land lined by tanks, landmines, and electric fences. Learn about the 1978 discovery of the Third Infiltration Tunnel, view North Korea from atop the Dora Observatory, and visit Dorasan Station, which once connected both nations. After the tour you will then continue to Paju Shopping Outlet. In this area you can find plenty of restaurants of your choices to eat for Lunch. After lunch continue for shopping.
In the evening you will be transfer to a local restaurant for evening dinner before transfer back to your hotel.
After breakfast at your hotel, this morning you will visit the Dongdaemun Design Plaza. Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) is the newest and most iconic landmark of the Korean design industry. Located at the center of the Dongdaemun area, the DDP will serve as a key venue for design-related shows and conferences, exhibitions, and other events and gatherings.
Then you will visit the Trick Eye Museum. The Trick eye Museum is "one of a kind" painting gallery which combines art with high-end technology featuring AR (Augmented Reality) effect and 2D/3D illusions. Instead of merely viewing paintings as one would in a typical art gallery, visitors can interact with paintings using the newly developed Trick eye Camera app to make paintings come alive and become part of the artworks while recording it on video or taking pictures.
After the trick Eye Museum visit, you will be transfer to Suwon Hwaseong Fortress.
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. The fortress, constructed from 1794 to 1796, was built as a display of King Jeongjo’s filial piety towards his father and to build a new pioneer city with its own economic power.
After the visit you will enjoy Lunch at a local restaurant at your own cost.
After lunch the tour will continue to Samsung Innovation Museum. Samsung Innovation Museum is an electronic industrial museum run by Samsung, a major global company based in Korea. The museum mainly consists of three sections. Visitors can learn about the history of Korea's electronic industry, as well as the past, present and future of the semiconductor, display and mobile industries, where Samsung made great achievements. The museum also runs an education facility called Children's Display Research Institute.
In the evening you will enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurant nearby before heading to your hotel
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be partaking a Kimchi Making . After Kimchi making - Kimchi is a spicy Korean side dish created from salted, fermented vegetables, usually cabbage and radishes. It gets its unique kick from a paste made of chili powder, garlic, ginger, red pepper and sugar and its recognizable tang from fish sauce. After the Kimchi Making the tour will continue to The War Memorial of Korea Museum. The War Memorial of Korea, located in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, exhibits and preserve materials related to the Korean War and serves as a national moral educational venue. It was established to commemorate the noble sacrifice of patriotic martyrs by the War Memorial Service Korea Society on June 10, 1994. There are six separate indoor halls, including Expeditionary Forces Room, Patriotic Memorial Room, War History Room, 6·25 Korean War Room, Development Hall and Large Machinery Room. The character of War Memorial of Korea is ‘Mudori’ featuring a helmet symbolizing the protection of the nation and a bay leaf meaning peace.
After The War Memorial of Korean Museum visit, the tour will continue to the Starfield Library. Starfield Library is currently trending among tourists as the latest cultural attraction within Seoul. The library consists of three 13m tall giant bookshelves packed with approximately 50,000 books and magazines. The library boasts Korea’s largest collection of magazines of over 600 different titles, including the latest editions and international magazines. The up-to-date e-book system is especially popular among the visitors as well. In addition, the library offers a pleasing environment for visitors to relax or to enjoy reading with its stylish reading tables and chairs. After the visit you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant at your own cost . After lunch the tour will continue to the Samsung d’Light
Samsung d’ light Located within the Samsung Electronics building in Seocho-dong, Seoul, ‘Samsung d’light’ is a global exhibition space that showcases the latest product lineup by Samsung Electronics. The name d’light combines the words ‘digital’ and ‘light’ to correlate with the company’s vision of being ‘a guiding light to the digital world’ and sharing the excitement and delight of digital technology through interaction with visitors. The ‘d’ also carries with it the connotation of ‘dynamic,’ ‘dream,’ and ‘diversity.’
In the evening you will be transfer to a local restaurant for evening dinner. After dinner you will be transfer back to your hotel
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transfer to the Everland for full day activities.
Everland Resort entertains visitors all year long with various rides, festivals, theme areas, and Zootopia, perfect for a great amusement park. It houses diverse attractions which are available to enjoy with no age limits, different themed festivals including Tulip Festival, Rose Festival, Summer Splash, Halloween Festival, Romantic Illumination, and other festivals all year long. One of the park’s most famous rides is T-Express, Korea’s first wooden roller coaster, popular among young visitors. Zootopia is a must-see as it spans over an area of 15,000㎡ and exhibits 2,000 animals of 201 species.
In the evening you will the transfer to a local restaurant for dinner before heading to your hotel.
After breakfast at your hotel, you will visit the N Seoul Tower. The N Seoul Tower is a complex culture space in Seoul, is where the cloud seem to meet with Namsan Mountain. It shows visitor the harmony of Namsan’s nature.
After N Seoul visit , the tour will continue to Namsangol Hanok Village located at a north side of Namsan Mountain in the center of the capital. This village has five restored traditional Korean houses, a pavilion, traditional garden, performance arts stage and a time capsule plaza, making it a perfect spot for both locals and tourists to take a leisure walk. Upon entering from the front gate, visitors will get a taste of the traditional life while escaping from the bustling city life of modern times. The traditional garden with its pavilion and the traditional houses create a peaceful ambiance before the forested Namsan Mountain. After the visit you will enjoy lunch at the local restaurant at your own cost.
After lunch you will be transfer back to your hotel for freshen up , packed your luggage and be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Dubai
- Return economy flight
- Return airport/ hotel transfers
- 6 Nights accommodation in a 3 Star hotel
- Daily Breakfast and Dinner
- All tours in a private basis
- English speaking tour guide
- All sightseeing with admission fees
- All current tax
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