Tour Itinerary Validity: 31 Aug - 26 Oct 2017
DAY 01: SINGAPORE - KOREA
Assemble at Singapore Changi International Airport & have a pleasant flight to Korea!
DAY 02: GWANGMYEONG CAVE - PREMIUM OUTLETS - GIMPO AIRPORT - JEJU - YONGDUAM ROCK
(Overnight in Jeju) / (LUNCH / DINNER)
Welcome to Korea! Your Korea holiday begins here under the care of your friendly Korean tour guide and driver. Gwangmyong Cave - once a mine for coal & gold, the cave has now been transformed into an amazing education and leisure destination. Enjoy the 51 open caves with 8 levels of entertainment from the aquarium to the amphitheatre to the wine bar. Premium Outlet - Find brand names and good buys such as Adidas, Nike, Coach, Marc Jacobs, MCM, etc. at a reduced price. Get ready as we head to Gimpo Airport for our flight to the beautiful Jeju Island where the ‘fiery dragon’ protecting the coast of Jeju awaits us at the Yongduam Rock - a dragon head rock, shaped by winds and waves over thousands of years. Its shape resembles a roaring dragon rising from the sea. Many legends story await you.
DAY 03: SEONGSAN SUNRISE PEAK - JET BOAT RIDE - SEONGEUP FOLK VILLAGE - JOANNE BEAR MUSEUM - CAMELLIA HILL PARK - O'SULLOC GREEN TEA MUSEUM - MYSTERIOUS ROAD
(Overnight in Jeju) / (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
Rise to the fresh sea breeze of the Jeju Island and head eastward to the Seongsan Sunrise Peak, famed for its gorgeous view of the Korea Straits. Next, gear up for some action as we embark on a thrilling Jet Boat Ride off the beautiful coasts of Jeju. After lunch, we visit Seongeup Folk Village where real people living and working in this traditional village. Be treated to Korean snacks and tea as we embark on a guided tour of Joanne Teddy Bear Museum. View their unique exhibits, which include bears that are made of all-natural & eco-friendly materials. Enjoy nature’s beauty as we visit Camellia Hill, the botanical garden that is home to 6000 camellia trees of 500 different species! A great treat awaits you at the lovely O Sulloc Green Tea Museum. Enjoy the scenery and remember to give their famous green tea desserts a go at their café. One must not miss the Mysterious Road in Jeju, where your eyes will play tricks on you when the coach continues to move upward with the engine off.
DAY 04: JEJU AIRPORT - SEOUL - PETITE FRANCE - HOT SPING EXPERIENCE (WATER PARK)
(Overnight in Gangwon-do) / (BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
We bid farewell to Jeju as we head to the airport for our flight back to Seoul. Immerse yourself in the beautiful cultural village at Petite France. Be sure to explore the beautiful French-style buildings and visit the memorial hall dedicated to Saint-Exupery, the author of The Little Prince! Finally, we will end the day with a relaxing Hot Spring bath for a much-needed relief. Remember to bring your swimwear and swim cap!
DAY 05: EVERLAND + PASSPORT TICKETS - FRUIT PICKING EXPERIENCE (*SEASONAL)
(Overnight in Suwon) / (BREAKFAST / DINNER)
This morning, visit Samsung’s Everland, one of the world’s most famous theme parks, for a day of fun! With something special to offer at every season, Everland is sure to delight visitors of all ages. You can indulge in the exciting and thrilling rides with your passport tickets, see the rare Liger at the Safari or stroll and admire the spring blooms amidst the beautiful scenery. After, enjoy Picking Seasonal Fruit *subject to availability at a local farm.
DAY 06: DUTY-FREE SHOP - LOTTE WORLD TOWER - HANBOK EXPERIENCE IN GYEONGBOKGUNG - NANTA COOKIN' SHOW
(Overnight in Seoul) / (BREAKFAST / DINNER)
First stop of the day is the stunning new Lotte Tower, the conceptual design called for a slender cone with convex, gently curved sides, drawing inspiration from Korean ceramics and Korean writing brushes. The 6th tallest building in the world with 123 floors standing at 556 meters (1,824ft). It also features a skywalk and an observation deck which is one of the best spots to appreciate breathtaking views of the vibrant city lights of Seoul. Follow this with some shopping therapy in the Duty-Free Shop, which is known for its wide variety and attractive price. Look out for your favourite brands from Prada to MCM. Instead of a cultural tour, we invite you to experience it by touring the Gyeongbokgung Palace wearing the traditional Korean Hanbok. Freeze the sweet experience with your picture taken in the largest and main palace Korea last dynasty, “Joseon”. Continue with another Joseon dynasty origin, the Cheonggyecheon Stream. A result of a massive urban renewal project is the Seoulites’ secret haven away from the bustle and hustle of city life. It’s remarkably quiet and peaceful in the 10km stream. End your evening with the famous NANTA ‘COOKIN’ Show.
DAY 07: DRIVE PASS PRESIDENTIAL BLUE HOUSE - GINSENG SHOWROOM - KOREA COSMETIC SHOP - AMETHYST FACTORY - SHINCHON - DONGDAEMUN MARKET
(Overnight in Seoul) / ( BREAKFAST / LUNCH / DINNER)
This morning we a drive pass of Cheongwadae, the Presidential Blue House where the president works and stay. Next, we will visit the Ginseng showroom. Ginseng is also popularly known as ‘Panax’, which means ‘All Heal’ in Greek. Learn more about this widely acclaimed medicinal herb and remember to put it on your shopping list. Ginseng products are a must-buy when you’re in Korea! For your beauty fix, we will stop by a multi-label shop for some of your favourite Korean Cosmetics. Then we will head to the Amethyst Factory, where you can see a wide selection of stones from the caves of Korea’s mountains. Next, more shopping awaits you at Shinchon, also known as ‘street of fashion’. This place is very popular among the youths for the latest and affordable fashion trends and buys. This evening shop to your heart’s content at the famous Dongdaemun Market, one of the largest & most colourful shopping districts in the world! With two huge sections featuring retail shops and wholesale markets, there is definitely something for everybody.
DAY 08: JIANGANBAO SHOWROOM - LOCAL PROVISION SHOP - INCHEONG AIRPORT - SINGAPORE
It’s your last day in Korea! After breakfast, we’ll visit the Korean Jianganbao Showroom. Made from the fruit of Hovenia Dulcis, or commonly known as the Japanese Raisin Tree, the medicinal concoction ‘Jianganbao’ is extremely helpful with detoxification of the liver. After, we’ll head to the Local Provision Shop for delicious local snacks and souvenirs before transferring to Incheon Airport for your flight home. We hope you had a wonderful trip to Korea!