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Layover tour: pickup at ICN airport - Seoul highlight tour - Sending off at Seoul station

Art, Culture, & Historical
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Tour starts from greeting of the guest at Inchon Airport and take SRT train together, and go tours to the best places in Seoul, such as Gyeongbokgung Palace, the essence & highlight of palace architecture, Bukchon Hanok Village and Hongdae street for half days. With the end of tour, guide will take the guest to Hongdae station, and buy the ticket for guest, and guest take the train departing for Inchon airport. Price include all transportation costs.

Seoul Tour Guide - Paul K.
Paul K.
5.00 / 5
(10 reviews)
08:00 AM

Meeting Point

Arrival terminal of Inchon Airport

08:00 AM

Meetings and greetings in Incheon airport and moving to Gyeongbokgung by all top train of SRT. (In case of paying of additional transportation cost by cash at airport, guest can add tourist up to 4 people. Transportation cost per person is $20/person)

Terminal no of arrival should be given to guide in advance time. Meeting time can be adjusted by guest's flight schedule.


09:30 AM

Context about culture and history of Joseon Dynasty

Sharing of cultural context about history, culture and Confucianism, that Gyeongbokgung reflects.

11:00 AM

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Tour to Gyeongbokgung Palace.


11:40 AM

Bukchon Hanok Village

Tour to Bukchong Hanok Village.

12:10 PM

Arrival at Hongdae street by subway

Public transportation is one of best tour to experience local culture and people.

01:00 PM

Hongdae street

Tour of one hour to Hongdae street represents the place where we can experience young and vibrant atmosphere of Korea.

01:00 PM

End of tour at Hongdae station of airport train, SRT

Depart for Incheon Airport at Hongdae station by all stop train of SRT

Ending Point

Hongdae subway station

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

guide fee

public transportation from Incheon airport to Seoul and Seoul to Incheon airport

public transportation during tour

(In case of paying of additioanl transportation cost by cash at airport, guest can add tourist up to 4 people. Transportation cost per person is $20/person)

entrance fee for Gyeongbokgung

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What‘s not included

meal

drink

Tour Important Information

Architectural style represents spirit of times. Confucianism was the spirit of Joseon Dynasty. Confucianism culture of Joseon Dynasty is unique characteristic of Korean culture, compared to Chinese, Japanese and European culture.

Tourist information is based on Confucianism.


Guide is the only tour guide in Korea, who introduce Korean culture based on Confucianism.


Through the information of Confucianism, you can fully appreciate authentic beauty & value of Korean culture and architecture.


==Gyeongbokgung is highlight & essence of traditional Korean palace. Gyeongbokgung is 1st, largest & grandest palace of Joseon Dynasty, built in 1395 as main palace. Gyeongbokgung is the most beautiful architecture and place in whole Korea.


==Bukchon Hanok Village is a Korean traditional village in Seoul with a long history located on the top of a hill between Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace. Bukchon Hanok Village is unique and attractive destination that shows traditional landscape in the middle of highly urbanized metropolitan environment. Bukchon is one of the most beautiful places in Seoul that well blend traditional landscape with modern landscape. Bukchon is largest cluster of about 1,000 hanoks that features the traditional houses of Joseon Dynasty. Hanok means the house style of Joseon Dynasty.


==Hongdae is vibrant and trendy area featuring young & modern atmosphere, and at the same time, busking of singers & performances at the street showcasing of K-Pop culture, shopping at hundreds shops for trendy fashion items and finally hundreds of restaurants.

Increase of guest by only additional transportation cost

Important message from the guide

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My primary tourist destination is Seoul and metropolitan area, consisting of 5 palaces, Royal Ancestral Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village, National Museum of Korea, War Memorial of Korea and other museums & galleries and contemporary architectures, and Namsan Mt. with N-Seoul Tower, traditional & trendy market places such as Gwangjang market & Hondae street, and also Korean Folk Village & DMZ tour.

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Seoul Tour Reviews

Great tour guide

Paul did a great job brining me to the DMZ and explaining the history of the Korean War. He was very diligent in making sure we got ahead of all the other tour groups, which was a big benefit. His background in Korean philosophy was extremely complementary when discussing the history of Korea. Thanks for a great tour!

Chris S.

Despite of peaceful and vibrant atmosphere of Seoul on the surface, Korea has been under volatile state of armistice over last 70 years. In other words, Korean War has never officially ended. It means Korea technically remains at war. Through tour, guest explored the dark side of Seoul; intense tensions, violent confrontations and the constant risk of war between two Koreas. At Imjingak, we also can see the scars and hear the sorrowful memories of the Korean War.

Beyond Expectation!

I recently had the pleasure of touring Seoul with an exceptional guide (Paul K), and the experience was nothing short of fantastic. Paul brought the city to life with his deep knowledge of Seoul's history, culture, and hidden gems. Paul was incredibly friendly and approachable, always ready to go the extra mile (including taking a lot of pics) to ensure that both my brother and me had our interests catered to. Paul offered in depth architectural history behind the serene beauty of Gyeongbokgung Palace making the tour both educational and entertaining. One of the highlights was our visit to Gwangjang market, where Paul introduced us to traditional Korean foods. Ending the tour was a visit to Seoul Tower, which seats on the top of Namsan mountain and provided panoramic views of Seoul. Overall, Paul’s expertise, enthusiasm, and personal touch made our Seoul tour unforgettable. If you're planning a trip to Seoul, I highly recommend booking a private tour with him. You won't be disappointed!

Daniel L.

Greatly grateful for good review! Center of culture and tour is architecture. Architectural style represents spirit of times. We can see as much as we know about spirit of times. Confucianism was the spirit of Joseon Dynasty. Gyeongbokgung represents Confucianism. Confucianism culture of Joseon Dynasty is unique characteristic of Korean culture, compared to Chinese, Japanese and European culture. Hence, my tourist information is based on Confucianism. I am the only tour guide in Korea, who introduce Korean culture based on Confucianism, the spirit of Joseon Dynasty.

must be experienced

Exploring Seoul/DMZ with Paul was very educational. His knowledge of history and culture is enormous. I learned a lot. But even with the best will in the world, I couldn't remember everything. Paul is very careful about keeping to the schedule, which I really appreciate. He knows every hotspot and he captures the experiences in pictures. Thank you very much for accompanying me and for all the input.

Consiglia C.

Eveytour is pleasure for guide, when guest paid attention and good reaction to guest information. Center of culture and tour is architecture. Architecture represents spirit of times. Confucianism is spirit of Korean culture. Without understanding of Confucianism, people are just fascinated by superficial beauty of architecture. My tour is based on Confucian knowledge, and I am the only guide who share Confuciansm.

$199/ per group

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