Seoul City Tour – Highlights of Seoul (Historical & Traditional)

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Seoul City Tour – Highlights of Seoul (Historical & Traditional)

$ 50.00

  • Tour Code : PD01
  • From USD 50.00 ~ (Pricing per person)
  • Different Pricing based on No. of Pax
  • Tour Duration : 10 hours (9:00~19:00)
  • Language : English
  • Maximum participant allowed : 7 pax
  • Please email us if your group is more than 7 pax
  • Please email us if you like to pay only deposit first

Description

 

Seoul City Highlights Tour would be a great idea to know more about the culture and history of South Korea.

We have listed the most extensive yet popular places to ensure that you enjoy the most when visiting the capital city of South Korea.

 

** Itinerary is adjustable according to your preference and request. 

09:00 Pick up at your hotel (in Seoul)
Pass by Blue House (Presidential Residence)
Gyeongbokgung Palace (Guard Changing Ceremony) * Closed on every Tuesday, replace with Changdeokgung Palace
National Folk Museum * Closed on every Tuesday
Jogyesa Temple or Samcheong-dong Street
 12:00 Lunch
Bukchon Hanok Village
Insadong Antique Alley
Cheonggye Stream Park
N Seoul Tower  (Only drop off & pick up at tower area or assist a cable car ticketing due to parking issue)
19:00 Drop off at Myeongdong Shopping District or your hotel (In Seoul)

Inclusion

Private Vehicle (All related cost), English Speaking Licensed Tour Guide Service (All related cost)

 

Exclusion

Admission Fee : Gyeongbokgung Palace Krw 3,000
Meal : Krw 6,000 ~ Up to your choice

*  N Tower observatory (Krw 16,000) is optional at your choice.  Tower area already has a great view on the top of Mt. Namsan
*  Round trip cable car ride (Krw 14,000), One way cable car ride (Krw 11,000)

 

Pricing Per Person 

1 person    USD 320
2 persons  USD 160 p/p
3 persons  USD 106.67 p/p
4 persons  USD 80 p/p
5 persons  USD 70 p/p
6 persons  USD 58.30 p/p
7 persons  USD 50 p/p
Please email us if your group is more than 7 pax

 

Remark

In case you start/finish at Incheon airport, extra $80 per one way transfer from/to the airport

 

Tour will be starting with passing by Blue House where Korea President resides and works (previously)

Gyeongbokgung Palace, built in 1395, remains the largest of all five palaces. The premises were once destroyed by fire during the Imjin War (Japanese Invasions, 1592-1598). However, all of the palace buildings were later restored by 1868.

Jogyesa Temple, the center of Zen Buddhism in Korea, is located in the middle of  downtown city. The first thing you will notice at the temple are the lovely trees. These locust trees and Baeksong trees in front of the main temple building, are about 500 years old.

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.

Insa-dong, located in the heart of the city, is an important place where old but precious and traditional goods are on display. There is one main road in Insa-dong with alleys on each side. Within these alleys are galleries and traditional restaurants, teahouses, and cafes.

Cheonggyecheon Stream existed only as a neglected waterway hidden by an overpass but was restored in 2005. Today, it has been transformed into a haven of natural beauty amidst the bustle of city life.

Myeong-dong  could be the best shopping districts in Seoul because it is always very lively with locals and foreign tourist.  Common products for sale include clothes, shoes, accessories. Don’t miss out lots of street food and decent restaurants as well.

N Seoul Tower opened to the public on October 15, 1980.  The 236.7 meter tower sits a top of Namsan Mountain (243m) where you can see  panoramic views of Seoul and the surrounding areas.

 

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