Ready for a unique travel experience? South Korea fits the bill and then some. On this 8-day trip, you’ll see the highlights in and around Seoul plus visit folk villages, unique Korean temples, and the bustling markets of Busan. Learn about the sombre history of North and South Korea and take an excursion to the Demilitarized Zone separating the two. This is the perfect snapshot of a country coming into its own as a top travel destination.
Day 1 Seoul
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Seoul (1B)
Enjoy a walking tour in the bustling capital of South Korea and see the Gyengbokgung Palace.
Day 3 Seoul (1B)
Visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea. With over a million soldiers on watch each day, it is one of the last remnants of the Cold War.
Day 4 Seoul/Gyeongju-si (1B)
Travel to Gyeongju and visit the UNESCO-listed sites of Seoguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple on an included tour.
Day 5 Gyeongju-si/Busan (1B)
Take a day trip to Yangdong Folk Village, a UNESCO site, before continuing to Busan to visit the Haedong Yonggungsa Temple.
Day 6 Busan (1B, 1D)
Visit the bustling Jagalchi fish market, Gujesijang market, and Yongdusan Park, before an overnight in a local temple.
Day 7 Busan/Seoul (1B)
Enjoy a final morning in Busan before returning to Seoul by train.
Day 8 Seoul (1B)
Depart at anytime.
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