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6 DAYS CULTURAL GYEONGSANG IN KOREA

Busan, Ulsan & Gyeongju

Family Travel, History & Culture

Highlights

  • Visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1 trip
  • Explore hidden gems of Seokbulsa Temple, Daewangam Park & Seokguram Grotto
  • Insights into the ancient capital of Silla dynasty from 57 BC to 935 AD in Gyeongju
  • Admire the Busan’s stunning night view on a private yacht

The Gyeongsang provinces in the southeast of the country is a land of mountains, ruins, temples and museums, offering some of the most wonderful cultural sights that South Korea has to offer.

Let us bring you back to the times of Silla Empire between 57 BC and 935 AD when Gyeongju was the ancient capital and now a repository of priceless treasures. We will also visit the nation’s second largest city, a seaside gem with historic sites and fantastic seafood.

From

SGD 3,980 Per Person

6 Days 5 Nights
Suitable for Family

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Busan

Arrival in Busan
Busan
Nil

Arriving into Busan, we drive 20km or about ½hour into the city centre. Step back in time to Gaya Dynasty at Museum of Bokcheon (closed Mon) and the ancient tombs outdoor exhibition. Stroll a nearby path to Dongnaeeupseong Fortress North Gate, a fortress erected as protection from Japanese invasions in 1592.

Day 02 Busan

Busan
Busan
Breakfast included

Early morning, ride the Geumgang Park cable car up to a small mountain followed by a 40-minute trek to Seokbulsa Temple with its rewarding scenery and intricate Buddha carvings. After visiting UN Peace Memorial Hall (closed Mon) and UN Cemetery, we visit Cheongsapo Village  and stroll through a skywalk bridge overlooking the coast and a lighthouse. Conclude with a 1-hour Haeundae Yacht cruise glimpsing into Busan’s romantic night view including the Gwangan Bridge and The Bay 101.

Day 03 Busan / Ulsan / Gyeongju

Busan / Ulsan / Gyeongju
Gyeongju
Breakfast included

Drive north 50km or about 1hour to Ulsan. Detour to Daewangam Park with dragon rocks carved by the wind and ocean. Head to Bangudae Petroglyphs (UNESCO) on the lower western banks of the man-made lake. Visit Museum of Petroglyphs (closed Mon) featuring both sea and land animals depicted on rocks, indicating the ancient people’s desire for food and fertility. A further 50km or about 1 hour brings us to Korea’s ancient capital of Gyeongju.

Day 04 Gyeongju

Gyeongju
Gyeongju
Breakfast included

Visit Gyeongju National Museum displaying Silla Dynasty’s cultural artifacts and Silla Arts & Science Museum (closed Mon) to explore the roots of Korean science. Wander through the Royal Tomb of King Taejong Muyeol, Tomb of Cheonmachong, Cheomseongdae stargazing tower and Donggung Palace & Wolji Pond.

Day 05 Gyeongju

Gyeongju
Gyeongju
Breakfast included

After visiting Yangdong traditional village which showcases the national treasures and folklores from the Joseon Dynasty, we head to two UNESCO sites of strong Buddhist importance: Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto on the slopes of Mount Tohamsan.

Day 06 Gyeongju / Departure from Busan

Gyeongju / Departure from Busan
Nil
Breakfast included

Drive 95km or about 1½hour for boating at Amethyst Cavern Park, Korea’s largest man-made cave inside a closed amethyst mine. A further 10km or about ½ hours brings us to Busan’s Nampoa Dong Shopping district where you can hunt for Korean souvenirs such as kimchi and gingseng. At the end of the day, we transfer 20km or about ½hours to Busan Airport to board your flight home.

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD) / Low Season (Jan-Feb, May-Aug) • High Season (Mar-Apr, Sep-Dec)

Minimum 2 Pax
Low Season: S$6,580
High Season: S$6,980
Minimum 4 Pax
Low Season: S$3,980
High Season: S$4,380
Single Supplement
Low Season: S$800
High Season: S$1,150

Shilla Stay Haeundae Busan Kolon Hotel Gyeongju

Busan

Busan

Shilla Stay Haeundae (Deluxe)

Designed for both business and leisure travel, ideally situated in Haeundae-gu; one of the city's most popular locales. Situated only 10km from the city centre. guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities.
(Opened: 2017; Rooms: 220)

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Gyeongju

Gyeongju

Kolon Hotel (Signature)

Provides outdoor swimming pool and a spacious lawn in Gyeongju’s countryside, close to Bulguksa Temple. Guests can enjoy the on-site fitness centre and relax at Sauna.
(Refurbished: 2005; Rooms: 318)

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Category 2

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD) / Low Season (Jan-Feb, May-Aug) • High Season (Mar-Apr, Sep-Dec)

Minimum 2 Pax
Low Season: S$7,380
High Season: S$7,780
Minimum 4 Pax
Low Season: S$4,580
High Season: S$4,980
Single Supplement
Low Season: S$1,430
High Season: S$1,800

Park Hyatt Busan Hilton Gyeongju

Busan

Busan

Park Hyatt Busan (Standard Ocean View)

Ideal for fun and relaxation, located in the Haeundae-gu area of Busan.With its convenient location. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Park Hyatt Busan.
(Opened: 2013; Rooms: 220)

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Gyeongju

Gyeongju

Hilton Gyeongju (Premium)

An upscale, stylish 5-star hotel set in the historically rich city of Gyeongju. The hotel features stunning views of the surrounding mountains and of Bomunho lake. It is the perfect option for business and leisure travelers seeking a luxury experience.
(Refurbished: 2014; Rooms: 330)

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Millennium Palace Resort & Spa Ragung (Royal Suite)

Ragung, meaning the Palace of Silla, is a premium hanok hotel which combines traditional housing styles with modern interiors. All independent suites are connected by a corridor.
(Opened: 2007; Rooms: 16)

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD)

Twin Share Additional
S$730
Single Share Additional
S$1,460
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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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