» Airport meeting and transfer to Seoul. Hotel check in.
Gyeongbok Palace(1) , National Folk Museum(2) (closed on Tuesday)
» Insadong Antique Street (3)
» Jogyesa Temple (4)
» N-Seoul Tower (5)
*On Tuesday, Gyeongbok Palace, National Folk Museum will be changed into Deoksu Palace, History Museum.
Transfer to Seoul Station
-KTX Bullet train ride to Busan (about 2 hour and 40 minutes)
-Busan tour in the afternoon
» Nurimaru APEC House (6) , Haeundae Beach (7)
» Gukje Market (8) , Busan Tower at Yongdusan Park (9)
Local seafood dinner at Jagalchi Fish Market (Korea’s largest seafood market, selling both live and dried fish)
* You can bargain and select live fish from one of the many live seafood fish mongers, and eat seafood raw (sashimi & sushi), boiled, barbequed or enjoy a hearty shrimp, mackerel, octopus, or other seafood stew with various side dishes.
» Hotel: Shilla Stay Haeundae Busan or Paradise Hotel Busan
Experience Temple Life at a selected Buddhism Temple in the morning
-Making a Buddhist rosary with 108 beads
-Tea ceremony talking with a monk
-Try a Buddhist Monastic traditional meal ‘Gongyang’
-Participate in a Buddhist prayer ceremony
Transfer to Gyeongju
» Tumuli Park (10)
» Gyeongju National Museum (11) (closed on Monday)
» Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond (12) (night view is recommendable)
» Hotel: Commodore Hotel Gyeongju or Hilton Gyeongju
» Bulguksa Temple (13) & Seokguram Grotto (13) (UNESCO World Cultural Heritage)
Shilla Pottery Making at Gyeongju Folk Art Craft Village
*Learn about the history and the process of making Korean Shilla Pottery by getting your hands dirty making famous Shilla dynasty pottery with a master craftsman.
Transfer to Gyeongju Station
-KTX Bullet train ride to Seoul (2hour and 10minutes)
» Bukchon Hanok Village
-Option1: Geum Bak Yeon (Gold Leaf Imprint)
Option2: Bojagi (Korean cloth wrapping art)
Option1: Home alcohol brewing
*Learn about the process of making Korean rice wine through a hands-
on brewing experience and enjoy sampling various Korean alcohol (wine, beer and spirits).
Option2: Tea Sesson at “Matchacha”
*Learn about Korea’s tea culture through an intimate tea lesson and tea brewing seminar. This Private Tea Session- will leave you feeling a sense of peace, wellbeing, and relaxation participating in a Korean tea ritual.
Korean Home cooking class with local market tour at ”OME”
*Learn about various famous Korean dishes with a professional Korean instructor
*Experience purchasing ingredients at a local traditional market and then cook and eat Korean food you made together with your personal Korean chef in a traditional Hanok house in Seoul.
» Samcheong-dong Street
-Wear a Hanbok (traditional clothes)
-Try traditional musical instrument
*Learn Jindo Arirang Lyrics, Janggu (a traditional musical instrument) and perform your newly acquired Korean music skills together with your group and music instructor.
-Watch a traditional art performance at Jeongdong Theater or Korea House