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A Half Day in Seoul with a Local: Private & Personalized

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Pass By: Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), 281, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04566 South Korea

Join one of our hosts on an adventure through Seoul, exploring iconic sights of Dongdaemun Design Plaza as well as a few hidden gems.
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences.

Pass By: Samcheongdong Sujebi, 101-1 Samcheong-ro, Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Wander through Samcheong-dong and its sprawling maze of centuries-old traditional houses where you'll find artisan workshops, tea rooms and small museum.
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences.

Pass By: Bukchon Cultural Center, 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03059 South Korea

Extend your pinky finger and go on a tea-sipping adventure through Bukchon.
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences.

Pass By: Gangnam Underground Shopping area, Yeoksam 1-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul South Korea

Get your pop-culture kicks in the neighborhood of Gangnam.
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences.

Pass By: Bukchon Hanok Village, 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03059 South Korea

Keep it low key and explore a quirky old neighborhood like Bukcheon Hanok Village.
IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Seoul, South Korea

Traveler pickup is offered
Once you have booked your experience, we will be in touch in order to finalise the meeting point details with you. We can arrange pick up from hotels and other locations in the centre of the city. Your meeting point must be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance. This is a walking experience, so your host will meet you on foot.
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • A private and personalized experience
  • 4 hours with a host
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Giwon is super friendly and easy to communicate with. She helps us to learn about the culture in a very short period of time, which is great~ Just tell her what you want to see and visit, she will organize accordingly. Will recommend !
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By: City Unscripted Seoul
34 reviews
KerryAuriat123
Brandon, Canada
288
Tingmin rocks!
I booked my trip to Seoul at the last minute. No ideas what to do or see. Got crazy lucky and booked Tingmin
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H8075YMjaneh
10
Excellent tour and guide!
We saw Seoul, old and new. Haneok Village and Seoul's "Brooklyn" Our guide, Giwon, was so nice, knowledgeable and
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kiasusee
England
168107
Amazing way to start our Seoul holiday
Our 1/2 day with Jiwan has been the highlight of our trip to Seoul .. we opted for a more ‘unstructured’ tour
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Mipike2
Chicago, Illinois
33
Great way to see Seoul in short time
We had an all day layover in Seoul. With limited time, this was a great way to get around and see what we wanted
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camillet951
10
Seoul made easy
We booked a tour with a local on our first day in Seoul. Oki took us around, showed us tourist and non tourist
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E8518KWrobertb
30
Great evening tour in Seoul
Ben did a great job showing us around Seoul and treating us to some interesting food. There is much more to the
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jennywF909AV
10
Eat like a local trip
Ben was an amazing host, he took us to a local restaurant where we tasted the most delicious fish stew soup which
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Alex D
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
10517
Great way to see the things you want to see
I took the 8 hour personalized tour. My guide was Rossi. We had communicated via Whatsapp on what I wanted to see.
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P_world_explorer
Toronto, Canada
4413
A great way to discover Seoul
My son and I booked a 3 hours tour. Our guide was Oki. Oki gave us a great 3 hour tour during which we discovered
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Shaio B W
20
A half day in seoul with a local:
Giwon is super friendly and easy to communicate with. She helps us to learn about the culture in a very short
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jk13619
Maryland
6930
Excellent Customized Tour of Seoul with Ben!
This was my first time in Seoul and I booked a local host to 1) take me to places that I wanted to visit and 2)
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V3059HOandrews
Chislehurst, United Kingdom
3511
What a great experience
My wife and I are en route to Japan for the rugby and spent a couple of days in Seoul. We wanted to get a better
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JTflies
Hong Kong, China
10
Great immersive Seoul experience
We were lucky enough to get Ben for our tour. We chatted on whatsapp and email prior to meeting up to personalize
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382joshuak
Tucson, Arizona
83
Food, Language, Culture!
Ben was absolutely fantastic! Booked for 4hrs with less than desirable weather (unusually persistent rain!) but we
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Karyn R
12
A great way to start our holiday
Our tour guide was Yujin and she showed us around Hongdae on our first morning in Seoul. She really helped us get
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