KOREA SHANGHAI AND BEIJING
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 Apgujeongdong, 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: Arrive at ShanghaiMeet local guide, and transfer to hotel. Welcome to the enormous Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country's biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings.
Day 5: Shanghai Tour to Jade Buddha temple, Shanghai museum. Silk museum, Tian zi fang, Xin Tian DiProceed to jade Buddha temple. The Jade Buddha Temple is a Buddhist temple in Shanghai, China. As with many modern Chinese Buddhist temples, the current temple draws from both the Pure Land and Chan traditions of Mahayana Buddhism, Shanghai museum- The Shanghai Museum is a museum of ancient Chinese art, situated on the People's Square in the Huangpu District of Shanghai, China. Rebuilt at its current location in 1996, it is considered one of China's first world-class modern museums, silk museum, Tian zi fang- Tianzifang or Tian Zi Fang is an arts and crafts enclave that has developed from a renovated residential area in the French Concession area of Shanghai, China. It is now home to several boutique retail stores, bars and restaurants , Xintiandi is an affluent car-free shopping, eating and entertainment district of Shanghai.
Day 6: Shanghai Yu garden, Nanjing road, visit water village -- ZhujiajiaoProceed to 'Yu Garden the forbidden city' or Yuyuan Garden is an extensive Chinese garden located beside the City God Temple in the northeast of the Old City, Nanjing Road is the main shopping street of Shanghai, China, and is one of the world's busiest shopping streets. It is named after the city of Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province neighboring Shanghai, Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town well-known throughout the country.
Day 7: Shanghai to BeijingCheck out from hotel transfer to train station. Beijing : meet local guide, Indian lunch and transfer to hotel for check in and evening Wangfu jing street.
Day 8: Beijing Jade factory , great wall at juyong pass , outside view of bird nest, market for shoppingProceed for the carved jade objects found in the Neolithic period graves in China are the earliest indication of jade history, Juyongguan or Juyong Pass is a mountain pass located in the Changping District of Beijing Municipality, over 50 kilometers from central Beijing. The Great Wall of China passes through, and the Cloud Platform was built here in the year 1342 and then visit to outside view nest.
Day 9: Tiananmen square , forbidden city , pearl factory , temple of heavenProceed for Tiananmen Square is a large city square in the centre of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen gate located to its North, separating it from the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty—the years 1420 to 1912. It is located in the center of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. Pearl factory and The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven, is a medieval complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing.
Day 10: DepartureCheck out from hotel, transfer to airport for your departure
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- All Tours as per Itinerary
- China Visa
- 3 days sightseeing tours with English speaking guide in Korea
- 03 Nights Accommodation in Beijing on Selected hotel on Full Board Basis
- Lunch and Dinner in Shanghai and Beijing
- 08 nights Accommodation on selected hotel in Korea on BB basis
- Daily Breakfast at the hotel
- All taxes - Breakfast
- 3 Lunches at local restaurant as specified in the itinerary in Korea
- 02 Ningts Accommodation in Shanghai on Selected Hotel on Full Board Basis