The itinerary begins with morning pickup from your Seoul hotel (not included) if available, or the appointed gathering point (Lotte Seoul Hotel), and ends with return to Lotte Seoul Hotel at about 6:00 PM. When making your travel arrangements, please keep in mind that that the majority of flights to Korea from the United States arrive the following day and flights back to the United States arrive the same day. Besides, you will need one night Seoul hotel each before and after the tour.
Day 1: Seoul - Jinju - Busan
Pick up from your hotel by a driver guide and transfer to Lotte Seoul Hotel for group departure. Our guide will greet you at the piano in the hotel lobby with a "Discover Korea Tour" sign.
Depart to Jinju to Jinju and visit Jinjuseong Fortress. Leave for Busan then, the largest port city in Korea. Visit Nurimaru APEC House located at Dongbaekseom. Then visit Centum City Shopping Mall which has the largest department store in the world. Lunch and dinner will be served en route at local restaurants. (L, D)
Day 2: Busan - Ulsan - Gyeongju - Daegu
Leave for Ulsan after hotel breakfast and upon arrival, visit Ulgi Park which is a seaside park standing at east coast. Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju National Museum, Yangdong Village and experience Making Korean Taffy is the itinerary in Gyeongju. Transfer to Daegu hotel check in after dinner at local restaurant. (B, L, D)
Day 3: Daegu - Andong - Wonju - Pyongchang
Leave for Andong and visit Hahoe Village upon arrival. After lunch at local restaurant, transfer to Wonju. Hanji Theme Park and experience of making Hanji (traditional Korean paper) is on the agenda for Wonju. Transfer to Pyeongchang for hotel check in. Lunch and dinner will be served at local restaurants. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Pyongchang - Gangreung - Yangyang - Seoul
Leave for Gangreung and visit Jumunjin Fish Market. And then, transfer to Yangyang for a short hike at Jujeongol of Mt. Seoraksan enjoying the nature. After lunch at local restaurant, return to Seoul and drop off at Lotte Seoul hotel around 18:00. (B, L)
Key: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner