HISTORICAL- 
 CULTURAL TOURS
COMBINED KOREA-JAPAN
  TOUR, Korean Portion
SPECIAL INTEREST TOURS
COMBINED HISTORICAL-
  CULTURAL / MOUNTAIN
  TREKKING TOURS
MOUNTAIN TREKKING TOURS
JEJUDO ISLAND, MT.
  HALLASAN TREKKING(1,950m)
  - 10 hours Trekking
COMBINED HISTORICAL-
  CULTURAL /FESTIVAL TOURS
ROOTS DISCOVERY TOURS
JAPAN EXTENSION
CHINA EXTENSION
HONGKONG EXTENSION
 
   
  
 
 
  Seoul / Korean Folk Village / Asan / Cheonan / Gongju / Buyeo / Seoul
 
  5 Days / 4 Nights
 
 

Day 1 ― Arrive in Seoul
Arrive in Seoul at Incheon International Airport, where you will be met and transferred to your downtown hotel. After check-in the balance of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Seoul.

Day 2 ― Seoul / Korean Folk Village / Seoul
A morning tour of Metropolitan city of Seoul, where old meets new in modern Korea. Established by the founder of Joseon Dynasty in 1392, the capital of the Republic of Korea has a population of more than 12,000,000 people.Seoul is a city of incredible contrasts which, despite its immense size, make it one of the most fascinating cities in the world. It is the heart of Korea’s culture and education as well as politics and economics. The tour includes Gyeongbokgung Palace (Palace of Shining Happiness) - the main palace during the Joseon Dynasty - passing by Blue House (Presidential Residence);
National Folk Museum of Korea - the collections display complete items from every region of Korea which illustrate all aspects of traditional life;and N Seoul Tower on Mt. Namsan for a bird's-eye view of Metropolitan city of Seoul. An afternoon tour visits Korean Folk Village outside of Seoul to see a superb and truly authentic display of Korean history including folk traditions, legends, and the lifestyles of the nobility, the 14th-20th centuries, Korea. Return to Seoul. Overnight in Seoul.

  Day 3 ― Seoul / Asan / Cheonan / Daejeon (Yuseong)
 
This morning travel to Asan, the largest hot spring area in Korea. The tour includes Onyang Folk Museum which exhibits rich folk relics and remains from the Joseon Dynasty up to modern times, displaying the wisdom of the Joseon scholars, and Hyeonchungsa Shrine, which is the country's most impressive shrine to commemorate the historic feats of Admiral Yi Sun-shin, Korea's most brilliant naval commander who defeated the Japanese navy in the 16th century. Drive out to Cheonan, and visit Independence Hall of Korea-dedicated to all those people who struggled for freedom and independence against foreign
invasions throughout Korea's long history. Afterwards transfer to Daejeon, the fifth largest city and a major train junction for the Seoul-Busan and Seoul-Gwangju-Mokpo-Yeosu Lines. We take a few minutes' drive from Daejeon to Yuseong, one of the country's most famous hot spring resorts. Overnight in Yuseong.

  Day 4 ― Daejeon (Yuseong) / Gongju / Buyeo / Seoul
 

Continue to Gongju, the capital of the ancient Baekje Dynasty, still many of Baekje's treasures in evidence. Visit King Muryeong's Tomb (A.D.501-524)-Korea's greatest discoveries of the twentieth century, and Gongju National Museum which displays hundreds of artifacts uncovered from King Muryeong's Tomb. Later, transfer to Buyeo, the last capital of the Baekje Dynasty. Visit Baekje Kiln;Nakhwaam Rock (Rock of Falling Flowers)-the site of a tragic legend, some 3,000 ladies of Paekche court flung themselves into the river from this bluff to avoid dishonor at the hands of their enemies during the

fall of the Baekje Dynasty;Goransa Temple, below Nakhwaam Rock bluff;Buyeo National Museum, which houses abundant artifacts from the Baekje Era;and Jeongnimsa Temple & its famous 5-Story Stone Pagoda-typically representative of Baekje style and one of the oldest pagodas in Korea. Return to Seoul. Overnight in Seoul.

Day 5 ― Seoul / Depart Korea

Transfer to Incheon International Airport for departure.