South Korea is an extraordinary country filled with beautiful beaches, thriving cities, ancient temples, remarkable natural scenery and most importantly, friendly people with ancient history. South Korea has come a long way since The Korean War which ended in 1953. Almost all of South Korea was completely levelled during the war which is hard to imagine if you have seen Korea recently. South Korea is home to an endless number of South Korea Tourist Attractions and Korean festivals that foreigners and locals alike enjoy each year. South Korea has something for everyone and a person could easily spend years traveling around the country exploring all that it has to offer.
“Annyeonghaseyo!!” Say your hello to Korea. Upon your arrival in Seoul you will meet our representative who will guide you to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
After 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. Ranked as no. 1 Fried Chicken, they are seasoned with spices, sugar and salt, prior to and being after fried. Your 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.
Meet 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 fareastern 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 Sinsadong, 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 today’s 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 the world. Beautiful girl drummers in skin-tight cat suit and hair-flickering to drumming, breathtaking bash of drums, and timely effective 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.
Today you will be your own guide and explore Seoul on your own. Go for shopping or wander around Seoul. Overnight stay at hotel.
Meals: Breakfast Breakfast and transfer to airport for onward journey.