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Western Korea 4-Day Tour Including Jeonju and Yeosu

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    Day 1: [2020]Day 1 (Sat): Seoul – Gongju – Daejeon (X/L/D)

    Stop At: Magoksa Temple, 567, Unam-ri, Sagok-myeon, Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do 314-872 South Korea
    Meet tour guide at hotel lobby. Leave for Gongju, the ancient capital of Baekje Kingdom (18BC - 660AD). Experience meditation & conversation over tea with a monk at Magoksa Temple, a representative temple surrounded by a mountain and rivers in Chungnam Province.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Songsan-ri Tombs and Royal Tomb of King Muryeong, 37, Wangneung-ro, Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do 32535 South Korea
    Next, visit Tomb of Muryeong King with the wall painting drawn on the number six tomb.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Gongsanseong, Geumseong-dong, Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do South Korea
    Then continue to move on to Gongsanseong Fortress, a mountain castle which was established during the Baekje Period. You will enjoy archery experience there.

    Transfer to Daejeon which is a hub city of Korea and famous for its hot springs. After hotel check-in, the rest of the day is at leisure in your hotel and the indoor spa offering high quality natural waters.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel InterCiti Daejeon or Similar (4 Star)

    Day 2: [2020]Day 2 (Sun): Daejeon – Jeonju – Jinan - Gwangju (B/L/D)

    Stop At: Jeonju Hanok Village, Eunhaeng-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do South Korea
    After breakfast, transfer to Jeonju Hanok Village with over 800 traditional Korea houses. The village is famous among tourists because of its atmosphere that strongly contrast with the modern city around it. Choose your preferred Hanbok, Korean National Costume and make a special memory wearing Hanbok with your companions.
    You will explore Gyeonggijeon Shrine which was erected in 1410 and holds the portrait of King Tae-jo, the founder of the Joseon Dynasty.
    Afterward you will have Jeonju Bibimbab lunch and taste Makkolli (Korean traditional Wine) at a local restaurant.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Tapsa Temple, 8, Dongchon-ri, Maryeong-myeon, Jinan-gun, Jeollabuk-do 567-872 South Korea
    Then, visit Tapsa Temple in Jinan, famous for the over 80 stone pagodas built by Lee Gapyong, a retired scholar. Next, leave for Gwangju located in the southwest corner of Korea for overnight

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Holiday Inn Gwangju or Similar

    Day 3: [2020]Day 3 (Mon): Gwangju – Boseong – Suncheon – Yeosu (B/L/D)

    Stop At: Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon, Bongsan-ri, Boseong-eup, Boseong-gun, Jeollanam-do South Korea
    After breakfast, visit Boseong Green Tea Plantation that is very beautiful, full of green tea fields and cedar trees. You will also have a chance to taste Boseong Green Tea.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nagan Eupseong Folk Village, 30 Chungmin-gil, Nagan-myeon, Suncheon, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
    Next, visit Suncheon Naganeupseong Folk Village where you can observe the daily dwellings indigenous to the south provincial area.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Suncheonman-gil, Dosa-dong, Suncheon-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
    Then explore Suncheonman Bay, thickly covered with reeds taller than a full-grown man and then stop by Yongsan Observatory to see the bay's beautiful view.

    Finally, move to Yeosu, one of the country's most picturesque port cities especially at night.
    Celebrate the night in Yeosu by watching the view of the seaside village.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hidden Bay Hotel, Yeosu or Similar (5 Star)

    Day 4: [2020]Day 4 (Tue): Yeosu – Jinju – Seoul (B/L/X)

    Stop At: Yeosu, Yeosu, Jeollanam-do
    After breakfast, take Yeosu Cable Car offering the safe yet thrilling experience with the gondola to operate over seawater. Enjoy the scenery of downtown Yeosu and the archipelago around the old seaport. Next, visit Jinjuseong Fortress which is historically linked to the Japanese invasion in 1592.

    Jinju Lunch: Bulgoggi stew

    Transfer to Seoul and drop off service is available at T-Mark Hotel, T-Mark Grand Hotel, Lotte Hotel Seoul and Center Mark Hotel.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    Your hotel between 7:30am - 8:40am
    (depending on your hotel location)
    Duration
    4 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • 3-night accommodation in 5-star hotels
    • Transport by van, minibus and/or coach
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Seoul only)
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Songsan-ri Tombs and Royal Tomb of King Muryeong
    • Entry/Admission - Gongsanseong
    • Entry/Admission - Jeonju Hanok Village
    • Entry/Admission - Tapsa Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon
    • Entry/Admission - Nagan Eupseong Folk Village
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks (unless specified)
    • Service beyond the itinerary
    • Personal expenses
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Bookings must be made at least 4 days prior to the travel date. Any booking made within 4 days will be rejected
    • Price based on double occupancy. Single supplement charge of $240 will be added if single occupancy is requested - if an odd number of travelers except for ONE person (i.e. 3, 5, 7 and so on..), a triple bed OR a roll-out bed may be requested and added by sending a note to the supplier
    • At the time of booking, please inform the tour operator where you would like to be picked up; tour operator contact information will be on your confirmation voucher
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Since local operator guarantees 100% departures, your group may be joined with other Round Korea 7 days and Eastern Korea 4 Days tour groups. Please make a note that your seat assignment may be changed once other groups join your group.
    • Transportation : Van (1 - 4 passengers), mini coach (5 - 9 passengers), medium-sized coach (10 - 17 passengers) or large-sized coach (18 passengers)
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Well organised and smoothly run tour of western South Korea. Great guide Jay who was informative and interesting, funny and obviously passionate about his country. Thanks for sharing with us and introducing us to your amazing culture, food and history. We miss kimchi at every
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    Response from HANATOURITC, 매니저 at Western Korea 4-Day Tour Including Jeonju and Yeosu
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Dear lankalass We are encouraged by your compliments We look forward to seeing you again in spring or fall Thanks
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    We usually are not a couple that like to do a group tour but with the language issue and want to cover more ground in short time..this turnout to be the best decision we made in entire trip in SK. From contact directly with Hanatour Ms. Suyeon Lee answered all questions fast
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    Response from suyoun129, 고객 담당 매니저 at Western Korea 4-Day Tour Including Jeonju and Yeosu
    Responded Aug 25, 2019
    Dear ChillOutanywhere, Thank you very much for your comment, and we feel so great that you had wonderful time with your group. We feel sorry that you couldn't join Eastern Korea due to high season. However, Western Korea is also worth to do as much as Eastern part tour. We hope you can join Eastern tour someday near future if you ever visit Korea again. Have a great day ahead!
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    Our family had the best time on this tour! Our tour guide, Jae, was knowledgeable, funny, and overall a great guide! We saw so many beautiful places, ate delicious food, and had the most clutch bus driver. Would recommend to anyone! Be sure to ask for Jae!
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    Response from HANATOURITC, 매니저 at Western Korea 4-Day Tour Including Jeonju and Yeosu
    Responded Aug 5, 2019
    Dear Lisasonrisa We are very happy to hear that you and your family had a best time with our Discover Korea tour and Thank you very much for recommending our tour We are looking forward to seeing your family again in Korea
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    We really enjoyed the tour. Our guide, Jay, was very knowledgeable and caring! All the hotels were really nice! I highly recommend this tour!
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    Response from HANATOURITC, 매니저 at Western Korea 4-Day Tour Including Jeonju and Yeosu
    Responded Aug 3, 2019
    Dear BobSeestheWorld Thank you for a review It's fantastic to hear that you recommend our Discover Korea tour We and Jay will always try to provide better service
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    Because of our great tour guide, we had a great understanding about korean history and culture. He’s very caring and considerate to every one in the group.
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    Response from HANATOURITC, 매니저 at Western Korea 4-Day Tour Including Jeonju and Yeosu
    Responded Aug 3, 2019
    Dear Samahnn Jae won will be happiest tour guide in the world because of your praise We and our guides will try harder for the best service Thank you
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