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South Korea Private 8-Day Tour

Immerse yourself in the wonders of South Korea's rich heritage

Embark on an exclusive 8-day private tour, starting in Seoul and venturing to the DMZ for a unique historical perspective. Immerse yourself in Gyeongju's ancient wonders, explore Busan's vibrant markets and beaches, and wrap up your journey back in Seoul with free time to explore the city at your leisure. This private tour is your passport to an intimate encounter with the rich tapestry of South Korea's past and present.

Gyongbukgung Palace Seoul
Gyeongbokgung Palace Gyeonghoeru Seoul South Korea
Shopping street in central Seoul South Korea

Locations you will be visiting

  • Gyeongbok Palace Seoul South Korea


    Discover the sights and traditions for Seoul with this handy destination guide.

    4 Days

  • Royal Tombs Gyeongju South Korea


    Discover the sights and traditions for Gyeongju with this handy destination guide.

    1 Day

  • Busan Port South Korea


    Discover the sights and traditions for Busan with this handy destination guide.

    2 Days


South Korea Private Tour

8 day Tour Itinerary

An overview of your trip

DAY 1 Arrive Seoul

Arrive at Hotel LOTTE City Hotel Myeongdong or similar. The rest of the day is free at leisure.

DAY 2 DMZ Tour

Today, we visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that lies on the border between North and South Korea. You will explore the DMZ with your guide and gain insight into Korean War history, and visit the Tunnel and Dora Observatory. The day ends at the hotel.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 3 Seoul

Day at leisure.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 4 Seoul City Tour

The Seoul Full day tour starts after breakfast. This morning, pass by the Blue House. Explore Gyeongbokgung Palace and see the changing of the Guard ceremony.

We then visit the National Folk Museum. After Lunch we make a visit to the Insadong shopping district. Followed, by the incredible views of the city from the N Seoul Tower. Lastly, we explore the enchanting Namsan Hanok Village.

This evening you visit a Nanta show, before returning to your Hotel.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 5 Gyeongju

After breakfast, we drive you to An Dong. Here you will visit
Hahoe Village and Woljeonggyo Bridge. Then you will travel to Gyeongju for overnight stay. Known as ‘the museum without walls’, Gyeongju has tombs, temples, rock carvings, pagodas and more.

  • Meals included: Breakfast / Image courtesy of Korea Tourist Organisation
DAY 6 Gyeongju to Busan

Following breakfast , we will explore Gyeongju to visit Cheomseongdae, Bulguksa Temple and Dongung and Wolji. Then drive to Busan for overnight stay. Busan is home to majestic mountains, glistening beaches and hot springs.

  • Meals included: Breakfast / Image courtesy of Korea Tourist Organisation
DAY 7 Busan City Tour

After Breakfast, we will visit Gamcheon Village. The area is known for its layered streets, twisted labyrinth-like alleys, and brightly painted houses. We will also visit Songdo Beach Taejongdae Natural Park of Busan and the southernmost tip of island of Yeongdo-gu. Haedong yonggungsa temple and lastly The Bay 101 – Chic waterfront complex.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 8 Departure South Korea

Check out of Hotel after Breakfast and take the ferry to your onward journey.

  • Meals included: Breakfast

Sample Accommodation

4★ Lotte City Myeongdong, Seoul

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2★ Wiyeonjae Hanok Hotel, Gyeongju

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3★ Fairfield by Marriott Busan

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What's included:
  • Hotel accommodation based on twin share
  • English Speaking Guides
  • Meals as specified
  • Entrance Fees to the sites listed
  • International Flights
  • Local Tips
  • Airport Taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Spending

Price from £1,499 per person land only

Single supplement on request

International flights from your regional airport are available on request.

Tour starts with arrival in Seoul on a Sunday.

Tour Prices and products are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Please call 020 8543 8133 for more information or to make a booking.

When making an enquiry or reservation we will request your contact details, however no payment will be required at this stage. We will contact you for payment details and to confirm your booking, your details and the details of those travelling with you along with any extras you’d like to add.

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