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6 DAYS BEST OF SEOUL & MOUNT SEORAK

Seoraksan, Seoul, DMZ & Gongju

Great Walks, History & Culture

Highlights

  • Hike to the peak of third-highest mountain in Korea
  • Visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea
  • Explore the hidden suburb of Gongju, the ancient capital of Baekje Kingdom 
  • Enjoy traditional Gugak performance

Seoul is the capital city of South Korea, with both traditional heritage and a bustling metropolis standing side by side. Seoul hides plenty of activities, art museums, historical sites and delicious food.

Using Seoul as a base, we also make day trips to the Demilitarized Zone to learn about the intense Korean War history and the ancient Baekje Kingdom capital of Gongju. We also visit Seoraksan National Park with awe-inspiring sceneries at every turn.

From

SGD 4,180 Per Person

6 Days 5 Nights
Suitable for Family

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Seoul / Sokcho

Arrival in Seoul / Sokcho
Sokcho
Nil

Arriving into Seoul, we drive 180km or about 3½ hours into Sokcho in Gangwon Province, your base to explore Mount Seorak, the country’s third highest mountain. With the mountain changing colours with the turn of the season, picturesque landscape can be expected at any time of the year.

Day 02 Sokcho / Seoraksan / Sokcho

Sokcho / Seoraksan / Sokcho
Sokcho
Breakfast & Picnic Lunch included

Rise early to hike Seoraksan National Park trail (5-6 hours). Pass through Sinheungsa Temple, Carved Bridges. Heundeublawi Rock, Rocking Stone and a vantage point from Kyejoam Grotto. The last stretch comprises of steep stairs and smaller walkways into the Ulsanbawi Rock’s viewing platform.

Day 03 Sokcho / Seoul

Sokcho / Seoul
Seoul
Breakfast included

Rise early to hike Seoraksan National Park trail (5-6 hours). Pass through Sinheungsa Temple, Carved Bridges. Heundeublawi Rock, Rocking Stone and a vantage point from Kyejoam Grotto. The last stretch comprises of steep stairs and smaller walkways into the Ulsanbawi Rock’s viewing platform.

Day 04 Seoul / DMZ / Seoul

Seoul / DMZ / Seoul
Seoul
Breakfast included

Dive into the Korean war history at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). Highlights include Imjingak Park, DMZ Exhibition Hall, views of the Freedom Bridge and Dora Observatory with telescopes over the North Korean border town. After walking down the 3rd Tunnel which the North Korean Army built in the 1970s to infiltrate the South Korea, we return to Seoul for a non-verbal Gugak performance (Sun-Mon only) with traditional Gugak melody and modern hologram images.

Day 05 Seoul / Gongju / Seoul

Seoul / Gongju / Seoul
Seoul
Breakfast included

Drive 30km or about 1½ hours into Gongju subub for a glimpse into the Baekje Kingdom era. Gongsanseong Fortress (UNESCO) was built as a defensive royal palace utilizing its mountainous topography. Explore Songsan-ri Royal Tombs, boasting seven ancient stone tombs, especially the royal tomb of King Muryeong. Head to Magoksa Temple, a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in Gongju. If you’d like, conclude with a royal cuisine in a traditional Hanok at Seokprang (additional cost, reservation required).

Day 06 Seoul

Seoul
Nil
Breakfast included

Drive 30km or about 1½ hours into Gongju subub for a glimpse into the Baekje Kingdom era. Gongsanseong Fortress (UNESCO) was built as a defensive royal palace utilizing its mountainous topography. Explore Songsan-ri Royal Tombs, boasting seven ancient stone tombs, especially the royal tomb of King Muryeong. Head to Magoksa Temple, a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in Gongju. If you’d like, conclude with a royal cuisine in a traditional Hanok at Seokprang (additional cost, reservation required).

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD) / Low Season (May-Sep) • High Season (Oct-Apr)

Minimum 2 Pax
Low Season: S$6,980
High Season: S$7,580
Minimum 4 Pax
Low Season: S$4,180
High Season: S$4,680
Single Supplement
Low Season: S$800
High Season: S$1,350

Kensington Hotel Seorak • Aloft Hotel Seoul

Sokcho

Sokcho

Kensington Hotel Seorak (Deluxe)

Picturesquely situated in Seorak-dong, offering guests a stunning view of Mount Sorak. It is also located near the Sea of Japan, making it a very popular tourist destination for Koreans and international travelers alike.
(Refurbished: 2011; Rooms: 108)

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Seoul

Seoul

Aloft Hotel Seoul (Aloft Room)

A stylish 4-star hotel set on the vibrant shopping and dining district of Myeondong. Check out the W XYZ bar for a drink while accompanied by local live performances. (Refurbished: 2018; Rooms: 223)

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Category 2

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD) / Low Season (May-Sep) • High Season (Oct-Apr)

Minimum 2 Pax
Low Season: S$7,980
High Season: S$8,580
Minimum 4 Pax
Low Season: S$4,980
High Season: S$5,580
Single Supplement
Low Season: S$1,450
High Season: S$1,980

Lotte Resort Sokcho Lotte Hotel Seoul or Signiel Seoul

Sokcho

Sokcho

Lotte Resort Sokcho (Deluxe)

Recreational facilities available at the property include water park, sauna. Whatever your reason for visiting Sokcho-si, perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away.
(Opened: 2017; Rooms: 392)

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Seoul

Seoul

Lotte Hotel Seoul (Grand Deluxe)

The hotel is decorated in a modern way that is remarkably attractive and creates a restive atmosphere. Ideal luxury property for discerning travellers who crave the best in location as well as on-site facilities.
(Refurbished: 2018; Rooms: 278)

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Seoul

Seoul

Signiel Seoul (Grand Deluxe)

Offering quality accommodations in the restaurants, sightseeing and shopping district of Seoul. The property is located on the 76th to 101st floors of Lotte World Tower, the newest landmark of Korea, with 123 floors measuring 555 meters high. It is the second tallest hotel in the world, boasting of world-class facilities. (Opened: 2017; Rooms: 235)

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Four Seasons Seoul (Deluxe)

Conveniently located in Seoul, situated only from the city Centre. The property is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible.
(Refurbished: 2015; Rooms: 317)

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD)

"Twin "Additional
"Single "Additional
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COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
  • All transportation & transfer on an air-conditioned minivan
  • Local English-speaking expert guide in each city
  • All entrance fees in sights stated

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International Airfare
  • Lunches & dinners
  • Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses e.g. telephone bill & laundry
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance

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