8 Days
Cultural and Culinary Tour of South Korea

Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and culinary delights of South Korea on our 8-day tour. Traverse the bustling streets of Seoul, explore the traditional charm of Andong, experience the vibrant coastal city of Busan, delve into Deagu's unique culture, and step back in time in the ancient city of Gyeongiu. This curated journey combines the best of South Korean culture and cuisine, offering an unforgettable exploration of history, tradition, and tantalizing flavors.

Was $5612
-43% off
Exotic Escape Sale

Savings up to $980/room

 FREE Upgrade to Deluxe Rooms throughout the tour(US$400/room value)

 FREE South Korea Data Sim Card(US$100/room Value)-2023 departures

 FREE 4 Traditional Korean Meals Package (US$200/room Value)

Trip Code TP08SK
6 Nights
9 Meals
Escorted Tour
4 Star Hotel
Small Group (26)
Airfare included
Coach, Flight
Daily Sightseeing

Tour Highlights

Andong Hahoe folk village
Walk past the traditional homes to imagine the country in its past life in the Andong Hahoe folk village
Korean cuisine
Delve into the many flavours of Korean cuisine – Korea BBQ & Chicken soup with ginseng
Immerse yourself in the bustling crowds of Myeongdong, one of Seoul’s main commercial districts
Gamcheon Culture Village
Travel to Gamcheon Culture Village-"Machu Picchu of Busan"
Gyeongbokgung palace
Visit Gyeongbokgung palace, one of the 'Five Grand Palace'
Option to visit DMZ
Option to visit DMZ area to learn more about the history

Day 01:  Canada - Seoul 

Board an overnight flight to Seoul. 


Day 02  Seoul

After arrival, transfer to the hotel, and the rest of the day is free leisure.

Day 03: Seoul - Andong - Busan

Visit the traditional village, Andong, which features traditional houses of the Joseon Dynasty period (1392-1897). Then transfer to Busan, stop at one of Korea’s largest markets, Nampo Dong Gukje Market for a wide variety of goods at affordable prices. Then visit Nurimaru APEC House, a memorial hall and prestigious international conference hall located near Haeundae Beach, offering visitors spectacular views of the nearby natural landscape. Overnight in Busan.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 04: Busan - Daegu        

In Busan, we visit Haedong Yonggungsa (East Sea Dragon Palace Temple), situated on the coast of the north-eastern portion of the city and overlooking the ocean. Afterwards, you will have an opportunity to view the waves while looking down through the transparent floor of the 15 metre high Oryukdo Skywalk, which is set over a 35 meter-high coastal cliff. Travel to Gamcheon Culture Village situated on the foothills of a coastal mountain and nicknamed ‘Machu Picchu of Busan’. You will be thrilled by the many alleys cutting through this village, vibrantly decorated with murals and sculptures created by the local resident. Then transfer to Daegu to visit Gatbawi Shrine, which is a medicinal Buddha shrine and national treasure, some 850m above sea level and said to date back to AD 638. Then take a stroll in Dongseongno Shopping District, a major fashion retail district. The streets are packed with hundreds of stores full of personality that reflect the city’s fastpaced fashion trends.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 05: Dageu – Gyeongju – Seoul 

Today we explore the many archaeological sites and temples, royal tombs, and monuments of Gyeongju, the capital of the ancient Silla Kingdom (57 BC – 935 AD). Visit Cheomseongdae Astronomical Observatory, Royal Tumuli Park, Gyeongju National Museum, Bulguksa Temple, and Seokguram Grotto Temple. Enjoiy the special Samgyetang Lunch (Chicken soup with ginseng). Then transfer back to Seoul 

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 06 Seoul 

This morning, visit Changdeokgung Palace, one of the ‘Five Grand Palaces’ built by the Kings of the Jeoson Dynasty, and Insadong, a street full of traditional Korean antique and art shops, restaurants and tea houses. You may try on a hanbok, the traditional attire of the Korean people and having great photo opportunity. Here we will visit the Ginseng Centre and Cosmetic Shop. Today we will have the Korea BBQ lunch. Continue to Cheonggyecheon Stream and admire this urban oasis before visiting Myeongdong, one of Seoul’s main commercial districts.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch



Day 07 Seoul 

Today is your free leisure or you may join the optional Paju day tour with lunch and dinner. Firstly, you will be visiting the Imjingak Nuri Peace Park. The Nuri Peace Park was built in 1972 as a security tourist site with a view to reflecting upon the painful history of national division and showing aspirations to national reunification. Imjingak, as well as other symbolic sites such as the Imjingang Railroad Bridge, the Bridge of Freedom, Mangbaedan Alter where displaced North Koreans pay salute to their families in the North and Peace Bell, attract as many as millions of tourists every year. 

In the afternoon, visit the Heyri Art Village, a few kilometers away from North Korea, is Korea’s hidden art village. It is the home to many artists, writers, poets, aspiring actors, musicians, and visual artists. It is easy to spend a day wandering the streets and checking out all the museums and shops in the famous Heyri Art Village. Then take you through the Provence Village, where is a themed village that began with the opening of a chic French restaurant in 1996. It has expanded to include a famous bakery cafe, Italian and Korean restaurants, shops, colorful murals, a beautiful garden, and romantic lighting displays in the evenings, then you will be experiencing the city’s best night view at Namsan Tower to conclude the lovely day.

Meal: Breakfast



Day 08: Seoul - Canada

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board your flight to Canada.

Featured Hotel

Four Points by Sheraton J...
3 Nights
Discover Myeongdong area and Euljiro from our stylish hotel. From found objects collected over time to our Best Brews program, featuring locally sourced craft beers on taps, everything we do shows our respect for great design and a sense of the local.
Day 3
Busan Best Western
1 Night
Conveniently located just 100 m from the popular Haeundae Beach, Best Western Haeundae Hotel offers free WiFi in all areas and a 24-hour front desk. Each room at this hotel is air-conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Units include views of either the city of sea. All rooms come with a private bathroom with free toiletries and slippers.
* In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by alternative hotels with the same quality.

Optional Tours

Day 7
Paju day tour
58 USD
Visit Imjingak Nuri Peace Park, Heyri Art Village, Provence Village and Seoul N Tower.


Price Include

Return international airfares from Vancouver (Add-on $400 for departing from Toronto);

Airline taxes & fuel surcharges

All intra-flights: Osaka - Seoul

6 nights 4 star First Class accommodations

Hotel taxes, fees & service charges

Meals featuring regional delicacies mentioned in the itinerary

Sightseeing per itinerary in a modern air-conditioned motor coach

Services of English-speaking tour guides

Entrance fees per itinerary

Price Does Not Include

Visa Fee

Prepaid Tipping: USD$105/person for the entire trip

Travel insurance.

Personal expenditures

Date & Price

Departure Dates Return Date land Only Package Price
2023/09/05 2023/09/12 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2023/09/19 2023/09/26 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2023/10/10 2023/10/17 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2023/10/17 2023/10/24 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2023/10/24 2023/10/31 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2023/11/08 2023/11/15 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2023/11/15 2023/11/22 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2023/11/30 2023/12/07 CAD$1799 CAD$3199
2024/03/19 2024/03/26 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2024/03/26 2024/04/02 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2024/04/02 2024/04/09 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2024/04/09 2024/04/23 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2024/05/07 2024/05/14 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2024/05/14 2024/05/21 CAD$1799 CAD$3399
2024/06/04 2024/06/11 CAD$1799 CAD$3499
Single Supplements +CAD$999

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Was $5612
-43% off
Exotic Escape Sale

Savings up to $980/room

 FREE Upgrade to Deluxe Rooms throughout the tour(US$400/room value)

 FREE South Korea Data Sim Card(US$100/room Value)-2023 departures

 FREE 4 Traditional Korean Meals Package (US$200/room Value)

Trip Code TP08SK

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