From (AUD)$8,595
Days14
Airfares included
Witness a country that is one of the most high-tech and industrialised in the world, yet extremely passionate about its history and culture. Immerse yourself in the modernity and unique traditions of South Korea as you explore the innovative city of Seoul, experience a traditional Korean spa, taste delicious authentic cuisine, and drink tea with monks at Ssanggyesa Temple.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $90pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Coach & High-speed train
No Hidden Extras

Explore Seoul, including Cheong Wa Dae (Blue House), Gwangjang Market and Gyeongbokgung Palace.

Step back in time during a tour of the Jeonju Hanok Village, made up of over 800 traditional Korean Hanok houses that are known for their beautiful carved roofs.

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site of Bulguksa Temple in Busan.

Visit the DMZ (Demilitarised Zone) separating North and South Korea. Take a peek into North Korea from the Dora Observatory and stop at Dorasan Station and Freedom Bridge.

Special Experiences

Learn all about Korea’s fascinating cuisine at a kimchi making experience, South Korea’s staple side dish made from fermented vegetables.
Enjoy a traditional spa experience and try the unique array of facilities and treatments, including ‘bubble sense therapy’ and ‘sound floating’.
At the Ssanggyesa Temple, relish the experience of a tea ceremony with monks.

Itinerary South Korea in Depth

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions South Korea in Depth

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • Visit The Blue House
  • Witness the changing of the guard ceremony at Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Explore Bukchon Hanok Village
  • Visit the N Seoul Tower’s observation deck 
  • Explore the lively Gwangjang Market
  • See the 18th century Hwaseong Fortress and experience an archery lesson
  • Stroll through a Hanok Village with its traditional ‘Hanok’ houses
  • Learn how to make kimchi
  • Visit the Buddhist Tapsa Temple
  • Try the unique therapies and treatments at Jinan Red Ginseng Spa
  • Wander through the Juknokwon Bamboo Garden
  • Gain understanding  at the Gwangju Traditional Culture Centre
  • Try on the Hanbok
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Naganeupseong Folk Village 
  • Travel on the Yeosu Maritime Cable Car
  • Enjoy a tea ceremony with monks at Ssanggyesa Temple
  • View amazing scenery along the Igidae Coastal Walk
  • Look out to sea from the Oryukdo Skywalk
  • Pay tribute at the UN Memorial Cemetery
  • Explore Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
  • Sunset cruise on the Haeundae River
  • Explore Bulguksa Temple and visit Seokguram Grotto
  • Visit the Gyeongju Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond
  • View the Wolijeonggyo Bridge at night
  • Visit the Cheomseongdae Observatory, Daereungwon Tomb Complex and the Cheonma Tumuli
  • Visit Gyeongju National Museum
  • Travel on the KTX bullet train back to Seoul
  • Visit the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) (Subject to local conditions and availability of tickets)

Travel

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  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to South Korea. Taxes included
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • High-speed train from Gyeongju to Seoul    

Accommodation

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  •  11 nights in 4 star hotels

Properties include:

  • Four Points by Sheraton Josun, Seoul Myeongdong
  • Royal Room Hanok Hotel, Jeonju
  • Holiday Inn Gwangju, Gwangju
  • Shilla Stay Hotel, Yeosu
  • Shilla Stay Haeundae Hotel, Busan
  • Hilton Hotel, Gyeongju
  • Novotel Ambassador Yongsan Hotel, Seoul

Hotels listed are an indication, and are subject to change without notice.

Meals

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  • 11 breakfasts and 4 dinners, inclulding group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based national guide

Porterage

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  • May not be available at all hotels and therefore cannot be guaranteed

Some things to note

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  • On day 5 we will be visiting a traditional Korean spa. Please remember to pack your swimwear. 
  • On day 11 we will be travelling by high speed train and our luggage will be transferred via coach. We will need to pack a day bag as our main luggage will be arriving at our Seoul hotel this evening. 
  • On day 12 we will be visiting the Demilitarised Zone. Please remember to bring your passport.
  • Entry into the DMC is subject to local conditions and availability of tickets which cannot be pre-purchased. Therefore, the exact sightseeing on the day and places visited may vary.

Information South Korea in Depth

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

At Bunnik Tours, we pride ourselves on our ability to create unique, once in a lifetime small group tours that are filled with incredible experiences you might not be able to have on your own, or in a larger group. However, that does mean aspects of our itineraries can be challenging for some travellers.

We want to make sure all Bunnik Tours travellers enjoy their trip, not struggle through it, so let’s work together to ensure you’re on the right tour for your fitness level.

Fitness to Travel Requirements

Within seven days of making your booking, you will need to complete a Passenger Registration form, which also includes a fitness to travel declaration.

In this declaration, you must confirm you’re able to do the following:

  • Walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours daily at a group pace, on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid
  • Regularly walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  • Stand for extended periods of time without needing to sit down
  • Carry your own luggage
  • Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats
  • Drive along very bumpy, dirt and gravel roads for extended period of time

If you do not feel that you can confidently manage all of the requirements set out above, please work with our team of Travel Specialists to find an alternative that is better suited to your current level of fitness.

Please visit our Fitness to Travel page for full details on our fitness policy.

FITNESS TO TRAVEL

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Dates & Prices South Korea in Depth

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
15 Mar 24
28 Mar 24
$8,595
On Request
20 Mar 24
02 Apr 24
$8,595
Fully Booked

Additional Information

Valid from
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth & Adelaide
Other departure cities
Please contact our office for applicable pricing
Booking Deposit
$500 per person
Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $90pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $2,125
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

Taxes
Total cost includes air taxes

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