South Korean Sojourn

Oh such pretty sights this country offers, you will be bedazzled by its beauty. The colourful homes of Busan will steal your heart away and their Mural village in Gamcheon is a splendid day walk for an art lover. Seaside scapes of Jeju, the wondrous beaches and hikes that the land offers are a travellers delight. Making a getaway to this land will be well worth your time! South Korea surely deserves some love in 2018!

Customise your trip

For those of you who are looking to getaway from the big city and want to do so with your friends or family, we could Customised Getaways just for you! Weekenders and Longer Getaways alike. Your stays, meals, experiences and travel are aspects that we look into while designing your trip. You can choose your options from below and design an awesome adventure for yourself. Your travel plans, your way with your group of adventurers.

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Trip Highlights:

  • Learn about Korean food culture 
  • See a Changing of the Guard ceremony and pass by the Presidential Blue House
  • Glittering skyline and nightlife of Busan
  • Witness the stunning volcanic landscape of craters of Jeju Island

Day 1: Seoul

Seoul is one of the most exciting megacities in Asia and a major travel destination in the coming years due to the Winter Olympics 2018. 
Often referred to as the ‘Party City of Asia’, Seoul is a popular destination for tourists from all over the globe. With world-famous restaurants and internationally renowned shopping, it’s not hard to see why. But for the independent tourist who wants to try something a little different. Head to Seoul and you’ll find a mix of traditional and modern, with countless attractions and sites to explore for any taste!
Meals: None

Experience: Day at Leisure


Day 2: Seoul

This full-day sightseeing tour of Seoul showcases the best of Korea’s history, culture and traditions. Led by a guide, see the city’s major landmarks, including Jogysea Temple and Gyeongbokgng Palace, National Folk Museum, N Seoul Tower, and Namsangol Hanok Village. Watch the changing of the guards during a stop at Gwanghwamun Gate and enjoy a traditional Korean lunch with your fellow travellers in Insadong. Your full-day tour also includes stops at an amethyst factory, as well as a traditional ginseng centre.

Meals: Breakfast

Experience: Seoul City highlights


Day 3: Seoul

Learn about Korea’s culinary culture on this 4-hour night tour of Seoul. Stroll through the streets with an expert in local cuisine, stopping at three food stalls and eateries plus a food market. You’ll sample a variety of foods including Korean barbecue, tofu, savoury pancakes and spicy braised chicken. Wash it all down with alcoholic beverages such as Korean rice wine and soju (distilled liquor).

Meals: Breakfast and dinner (on tour)

Experience: Night food tour


Day 4: Seoul to Busan (By Train)

Catch a train from Seoul to Busan post breakfast Check into your stay and spend the day at leisure.

In the evening, travel aboard a comfortable coach to catch the sparkling highlights of Busan on a 3-hour evening tour, where you'll see the best of the city after dark, starting at a lookout on Mt Hwangryeong, then heading to the popular nightlife scene around Gwangalli Beach, which glows below Gwangan Bridge. Admire the architecture and light displays of the Busan Cinema Center, then take a closer look at the glittering city skyline before returning to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Experience: Busan by night


Day 5: Busan

Explore Tongyeong on this full-day tour from Busan. Visit the centuries-old Tongyeong Jungang Market and wander through the Dongpirang Village. Rid the cable car and glide down a luge run, where you can get panoramic views of the city. All entrance fees included.

Meals: Breakfast

Experience: A Day trip to Tongyeong (Add-On)


Day 6: Busan to Jeju

Just off the coast of South Korea, Jeju Island is a wildly popular vacation and honeymoon destination for both Koreans and foreigners. Nicknamed the “Island of the Gods, ” it has plenty to offer all kinds of travellers- from cultural, geological and just plain unusual sights and activities!

Take a flight out from Busan and make your way to Jeju. Later head to your stay and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Experience: Day at leisure


Day 7: Jeju

Enjoy Jeju, one of the seven wonders of Nature, designated as a world natural heritage by UNESCO. On this full-day tour, see almost everything the west side of this beautiful Island has to offer. See the crystal blue waters of Hyupjae beach and relax as you stroll through Hallim Park, the largest park with various botanic gardens in Jeju island. Enjoy fresh air during trekking in Suwolbong, which is designated as Global GEOpark by UNESCO. See beautiful scenery overlooking Chagwido Island and the splendid volcanic rocks that await you. After a tasty lunch at a 4-star hotel buffet, stop at the O’Sulloc Green tea field to learn about Korea’s traditional tea culture. Then explore Mt. Sanbang, a unique dome-shaped lava mountain created by nature. Before your tour concludes, you can visit Cheonjeyeon waterfalls, three spectacular waterfalls with Jeju highest angel bridge or the Teddy Bear Museum which is Korea's famous drama location "Princess hour".

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch (on tour)

Experience: Full day West course tour


Day 8: Jeju

Make your way back with a bag full of memories!

WHAT: South Korean Sojourn

WHERE: Seoul-Busan-Jeju

WHEN: As per your dates (8D/7N)

HOW MUCH: Rs. 150,000 + 5% GST (Per Couple On-Land) (onwards.)

 

Terms and Conditions, Cancellation Policy

By signing up for the trip, you agree to our terms and conditions which can be accessed at http://www.theblueberrytrails.com/index.php/component/content/article?id=71

Inclusions:

  • Stays in centrally located 3-star hotels
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Internal travel by train
  • All tours mentioned under experiences

Exclusions:

  • Airfare and airport transfers
  • Internal flight from Busan to Jeju
  • Additional activities you may undertake at the location, Entrance fees at parks, monuments etc. unless specifically included, Personal expenses such as beverages, tips etc.
  • Activities mentioned as Add-On/DIY
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Any costs arising from flight delays, change in weather conditions, strikes etc. which are beyond our control
  • Visa charges and processing
  • Travel insurance
  • What is not mentioned in “Includes”

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