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Full Day- Essential Seoul City & Gourmet Tour

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You can enjoy both city and Gourmet Tour. We visit the most popular tour attractions like Gyeongbokgung palace, Bukchon Hanok Village and etc. This tour is the most essential tour for the first time visitor to Korea who would like to vsist the most popular attraction and taste various Korean foods with friendly local guide in a day. We use a clean comfortable minivan for hotel pick-up, drop-off and transfers between locations, so you can enjoy the tour in comfort.

09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Your hotel in Seoul

08:30 AM

Your hotel in Seoul

Pick-up at hotel

09:00 AM

National Folk Museum of Korea

You will see how Korean lived from the birth to grave at this museum.The National Folk Museum of Korea is a museum that represents daily life and culture of Korea and is visited by more than two million people every year, and provide educational and cultural opportunities to better understand and experience the traditional Korean lifestyle.

10:00 AM

Gyeongbokgung palace.

We enjoy the changing ceremony of the Royal Guard held at forecourt of Gyeongbokgung Palace for 20 minutes. Afterwards, we have 40minutes Gyeongbokgung tour. Gyeongbokgung palace is the first palace built in 1395 and major palace out of five palaces in Seoul in Joseon dynasty.

11:30 AM

Bukchon Hanok Village

Bukchon(buk means north, chon means village) is a traditional residential village forming with Korea’s traditional house, Hanok(Tiled roof house).Most Korean live in apartment and modified western style house, so it is very hard to see the traditional Korean Hanok village nowadays. This Bukchon Hanok village is one of traditional villages maintaining traditional Hanok style.

01:00 PM

Baek In-je House Museum

Baek In-je House is a museum and cultural heritage site located in Bukchon Hanok Village. The house is a well-preserved as hanok. The hanok was built on an elevated plot of land and there are incredible views of Bukchon Hanok Village from the house. There is also a spacious garden. The hanok is one of the few largest remaining hanok in the city, and because of its unique history and beauty, the hanok was designated a Citizens' Cultural Heritage site and converted into a museum. Closed on every Monday.

02:00 PM

Insadong

Insadong is a traditional cultural place where you can see old Seoul. Originally, the government office in charge of paintings on king and royal family in Joseon Dynasty was located at Insadong. The streets of Insadong are lined with craft workshops, antique shops, galleries, and restaurants, traditional hanok style’s teahouse. Seoul city designated Insadong as street of traditional culture in 1988, and the first cultural place in 2002,

02:30 PM

Jogyesa temple

Jogyesa Temple is located in central Seoul and it is one of Korea's major Buddhist temples, also serves as headquarters for the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, the largest sect of Korea Buddhism.

03:00 PM

Dawon Tea Garden

You will visit Dawon Traditional Tea Garden in Kyung-In Museum of Fine Art in a hanok and if you want , you can enjoy traditional Korean Tea, this place offers the visitors a moment to relax and find peace in the city. When seated, greenery and flowers in the private garden make for a nice view while sipping tea. This Tea house is ranked in top 10 Tea Houses in Korea.

03:40 PM

Cheonggyecheon waterway

Cheonggyecheon is a 11 km-long waterway flowing center of downtown Seoul. After Korean war, many refugees made their houses and lived there, so this area was a typical slum and very dirty with bad smells there. Later 1950, Cheonggyecheon was covered with cement structures and automobile overpass was built over there, and many modern buildings were built at surrounding area, so this place became a successful symbol of Korea industrialization. But, after 40 years passed, the structures and overpass became obsolete and dangerous, and so city government decided to restore the place as Eco-stream. This was changed to Eco-waterway through 2 year's restoration project. Total length of restoration is 5.8km, there are 22 bridges, and 50,000 visitors a day.

04:00 PM

HIKR Ground

HiKR Ground is a tourism promotion center runned by Korea Tourism Office offerring immersive experiences and information on Hallyu content and tourist destinations in Korea. Each floor offers a variety of sets and activities to do for the youth to enjoy K Culture to its fullest!

04:30 PM

Gwangjang traditional market

Gwangjang market is Korea’s first commercial market. This market opened in 1905. This market is the most popular plac to taste various street foods at reasonable price.This market is one of the famous tourist attractions in Seoul. The typical street foods are Kimbap, Soondae, Nokduejeon(Korean pancake made with mung beans), Yukwhe(beef sashimi)and etc..

06:30 PM

End of the tour

We will be arriving at your hotel in Seoul.

Ending Point

Your hotel in Seoul

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Guide fee

Hotel pick-up and drop-off when hotel is located in Seoul

Transportation by car (minivan)

Parking fee

Transportation by car(KIA Carival-7seats)

Parking fee

Gasoline fee

Toll fee

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What‘s not included

Admission fee

Lunch

Snack

Tea

Dinner

Tour Important Information

You can enjoy both city tour and Gourmet Tour. We will visit the most popular tour attractions like Gyeongbokgung palace, Changing ceremony of the Royal Guards, Bukchon Hanok Village, Insadong and etc. You will experience handcraft making, Hanbok wearing and etc.. Eating is one of the most important pleasure in travel, you will visit many popular places which are known to local not group tourist. The popular food is Jinseng Chicken soup at the nice restaurants for lunch. For vegetarian, there are nice vegetarian restaurant. During the tour, you also enjoy Korean snacks or tea. For dinner, we will taste various kinds of street foods at Gwangjang market. For all above mentioned tour activities and food experience are included in our tour and you don't need to reserve separate tickets for city tour and food tour. Through this combined tour with professional licensed English speaking guide, you will feel Korean's life, culture and heritage.

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1. I use minivan for the tour, so my customer feel very comfortable and large number of family can enjoy the tour. Also, walking tour is available.

2. This is a private tour, and we can customize the tour under mutual discussion.

3. Multiday is also available.

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