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Spring 6 days Cherry Blossom Jeju&Busan&Jinhae&Gyeongju on 31 Mar to 10 Apr - with unbiased reviews

Spring 6 days Cherry Blossom Jeju&Busan&Jinhae&Gyeongju on 31 Mar to 10 Apr

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It’s the special season where the country shrugs off the winter chill and adorn again in fresh and lavishing colors. Our tour will begin in volcanic island of idyllic Jeju, at its most irresistible moment when the majestic King Cherry Trees burst into boundless pink. At seaside metropolis of Busan, characterful destinations such as glimmering beaches, bustling traditional markets, and a revitalized mountain village will add your vacation a vivacious flair. Gyeongju is a vast countryside wrapping around historical remains of Silla kingdom. Driving miles of serene, pastoral scenes, you will be mesmerized by its ancient ruins in the jubilant rhapsody of unfolding silky petals. You can customize your destinations during this private tour, in order to spend your time effectively. We don't waste your time by visiting compulsory shopping centers. The original itinerary is always up for your discussion and change. Plus, the tour guide can always offer you the best local restaurants!
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Pass By: Manjanggul Cave, 182 Manjanggul-gil, Gujwa-eup, Cheju, Jeju-do, South Korea

Arrival at ICN in the morning, and Airport pickup by a driver. We will head to Gimpo airport and fly to Jeju Island from there. The tour guide will be waiting to meet you in Jeju. The first place we are visiting in Jeju island is Manjanggul Cave. It is regarded as one of the longest and finest lava tubes in the world. The creation of this tunnel was initiated by an eruption of a parasite volcano, as its magma dig its way from the land towards the ocean. Despite its age which is about 200,000 to 300,000 years, the excellent condition and a variety of stone structures make this cave high in scientific value.

Stop At: Woljeongri Beach, 33-3, Woljeong-ri, Gujwa-eup, Jeju, Jeju Island South Korea

Woljeongri beach and Café street is known for its scenery, tranquil white sand and beautiful emerald ocean. Near the beach, a stretch of cozy and beautiful cafes aligns the streets.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gwangchigi Beach, 224-33, Goseong-ri, Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo, Jeju Island 699-901 South Korea

This beach is distinctively different from normal beaches thanks to a few special features. The first is its soft black sand formed from gradual weathering of basalt rocks. Whimsically enough, the water is still emerald clear by the dark sand. You will also walk on solidified lava rock structures covered in green moss. Smell the fresh sea air, touch the vibrant surroundings, and walk as far into the horizon.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road), 2894-63, 1100-ro, Jeju, Jeju Island 63079 South Korea

Here objects on the road roll up the hill instead of moving downwards. On the surface, this upward movement appears to defy the laws of gravity but in reality, the phenomenon is just a mere optical illusion.

Stop At: Teddy Bear Museum Jeju, 31, Jungmungwangwang-ro 110beon-gil, Seogwipo, Jeju Island 63535 South Korea

At this museum of teddy bears, you can learn everything about teddy bears, and will be entertained by their unique collection of dolls. Famous artistic works, fairy-tales and traditions of various countries are recreated by using the bear dolls.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hallasan National Park, San 220-1 Sanghyo-dong, Seogwipo, Jeju Island South Korea

Hallasan is 1,950m in height and is the highest mountain in South Korea. Widely known by scientists for its geological value, the mountain is a dormant volcano made mostly of basalt. There are 368 parasite volcanos called Oreums around the main mountain. You will take Eorimok trail(Northwest): This short trail is another relatively easy trail for beginners. In spring, the nearby meadows are adorned with red royal azaleas. From the stone pathway to Manse Dongsan, visitors can catch a breathtaking panoramic view of the countryside and the island’s signature Oreums.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff, 36-30, Ieodo-ro, Seogwipo, Jeju Island 63547 South Korea

Moving past a flock of pine tree forest, we will find a beach filled with a group of mysterious, black rock pillars in shapes of cubes and hexagons in varying sizes. These rocks almost seem as carved by human hands. Formed by the cooling and solidification of lava flows, the columnar jointing arose from contraction of molten lava during cooling. This is a unique sight designated as natural monument of Jeju Island.

Pass By: Cheonjiyeon Falls, Cheonji-dong, Seogwipo, Jeju Island South Korea

Cheonjiyeon Falls: The legend behind Cheonjiyeon Falls is told that seven fairies serving the King of Heaven came down to the pond on stairs of clod and bathed in the clean waters. The waterfall itself is 22 meters high and 12 meters wide. This national natural monument is also known as a famous eel-fish habitat. The forest nearby contains a variety of rare plants such as brambles.

Pass By: Jeongbang Waterfall, Donghong-dong, Seogwipo, Jeju Island South Korea

Jeongbang Waterfall is a magical waterfall that directly descends into the ocean. Such feature cannot be found anywhere else in Asia. Next to the waterfall is an inscription on stone referring to a passage of a royal servant from Chinese Qin Dynasty, ordered by the emperor to find an elixir for permanent life.

Stop At: 장전리사무소, 448-2 Jangjeon-ri, Aewol-eup, Cheju, Jeju-do, South Korea

A landscape of light pink cherry blossoms is the harbinger of spring. On Jeju Island, its large petaled cherry blossoms make for an especially beautiful landscape. The annual Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival is held at tree-lined venues at Jangjeon-ri, Aewol-eup.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: O’sulloc Tea Museum, 15, Sinhwayeoksa-ro, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo, Jeju Island 63521 South Korea

The weather condition accompanied by abundance of sunlight, wind, and rain makes Jeju one of the largest green tea producers in Korea. Enjoy high-quality teas in the museum, and watch the scenic green tea fields from the observatory.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sanbangsan Mountain, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo, Jeju Island South Korea

Mt. Sanbangsan is made up of a huge body of lava from violent volcanic activity 700,000 to 800,000 years ago. A rich variety of curious rock formations can be found on the walls of the lava cliffs.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yongmeori Beach, 181-1 Sagye-ri, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo, Jeju Island South Korea

This beach is famous for its landscape where nearby Mt. Sanbangsan stretches into the ocean, resembling a dragon’s head going underwater. The entire area is made of sandstone stacks that were built up over millions of years. Wide rocks stacking up on one another along the seashore cliffs complete the majestic scenery.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shinhwa Theme Park, 38 Sinhwayeoksa-ro 304 beon-gil, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo, Jeju Island 63522 South Korea

Jeju Shinhwa World is an amazingly advanced, premium resort that offers world-class attractions filled with popular characters and stories integrated with the latest technologies. It also has K-Pop content-based restaurants that make a special dining experience. Shinwa Theme Park is where you can meet all the friendly animated characters we all know very well but the Theme Park is not only for the children but for the adults as well. Shinhwa Water Park have wide variety of rides and slides, including the first 230 meters height slide in Asia.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Jeju International Airport, 2 Gonghang-ro, Cheju, Jeju-do, South Korea

Head to Jeju airport and Dinner(local food)/Fly to Busan and meet a driver

Stop At: Jinhae Gunhangje Festival, 9 Tongsin-dong, Jinhae, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea

Hotel Pickup in Busan and Head to Jinhae cherry blossom festival (1h) Jinhae Gunhangje Festival is Korea’s biggest spring festival, attracting 2 million visitors every year. The festival first began as a memorial service to commemorate Joseon period’s most noteworthy naval admiral Yi Sun-sin and has now grown to become a festival enjoyed by everyone. A stream and bridges are decorated with luminous laser lights, and reenactment of ancient parades fill up the fantastic cherry blossom tree lanes. Multimedia fireworks show embroider the night sky, and air-shows are brought up by ROK Air Force.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gamcheon Culture Village, 203, Gamnae 2-ro, Saha-gu, Busan 49368 South Korea

Consisted of houses built in staircase-fashion on the foothills of a coastal mountain, this village was originally made by war refugees for their settlement. In 2000's, the city government of Busan launched maintenance and revitalization project in the area, bringing vibrant murals and sculptures into the meandering alleys of the town. The success of the city projects earned this village the nickname "Machu Picchu of Busan."

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Busan Tower, 37-30, Yongdusan-gil, Jung-gu, Busan 48950 South Korea

Busan Tower is one of the most famous landmarks in Busan. You can see the entire metropolis glimmering below as you walk around the top deck! This landmark tower offers a 360 degree view of Busan.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jagalchi Market, Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan South Korea

This market represents Busan and is famous throughout the country. Visitors can buy and eat fresh raw fish right at the market. The common scene in the market is comprised of mostly elderly women selling mackerel, sea squirts and whale meat on wooden boxes along the road outside of the market and along the shore.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: BIFF Square, Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan South Korea

BIFF Square is the main venue of Busan International Film Festival(BIFF). It is a unique place where numerous film theaters are gathered in a single district, and it is also a well-known street food heaven. For the youth living in Busan, it is an ever-crowded place to enjoy a variety of leisure facilities. Handprints and footprints of Korean film stars fill up the floors of its streets.

Stop At: Gukje Market, 38, Gukjesijang 2-gil, Jung-gu, Busan 48946 South Korea

Following the Korean War, refugees who fled to Busan set up stalls in order to make a living. Shops in Gukje Market sell an assortment of new and used items. Since vendors deal in both wholesale and retail sales, the average customer can purchase various items at incredibly inexpensive prices.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Haedong Yonggungsa, 86 Yonggung-gil, Gijang-eup, Gijang, Busan, South Korea

Haedong Yonggungsa Temple is situated on the coast of north-eastern Busan. While most temples in Korea are located in the mountains, this temple has found its charming location along the shore line. The main sanctuary of the temple was reconstructed in 1970 with careful attention paid to the colors that were traditionally used in such structures. On the right-hand side, inside the a cave, is a uniquely designed Buddhist sanctum. Other special sites at the temple are four lion statues, the 108 stairs, and stone lanterns lining the rocky landscape. Midway down the 108 steps one can pause and enjoy the calming sounds of the waves, and view the majestic sunrise.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bulguksa Temple, Bulguksa 385 Bulguk-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 38127 South Korea

Head to Gyeongju(1h) and Bulguksa temple. Bulguksa Temple is an absolute historic jewel of the Silla Capital Gyeongju, also inscribed as a UNESCO heritage of the world. It's a temple where one can discover sophisticated masonry skills of the era in the stairs, bridges, and pagodas.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Seokguram, 999 Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-400 South Korea

Seokguram, located in Tohamsan Mountain, is the representative stone temple of Korea. This valuable grotto has been kept intact for over 1,200 years, thanks to its design that facilitates natural ventilation and humidity control. Cold spring water was designed to flow beneath the structure, settling down any moisture that formed in the grotto towards the floor.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bomun Lake, South Korea, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Gyeongju, Bodeok-dong, Bomun-ro, 446

Bomunjeong, Bomun Tourism Complex – Cherry blossom: Along the lake is In April the whole walkway is covered with pink petals of cherry blossoms.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cheomseongdae Observatory, Wolseong-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do South Korea

Cheomseongdae is the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia. Constructed during the reign of Queen Seon-deok, it was used to observe stars in order to forecast the weather. This stone structure is a beautiful combination of straight lines and curves, built in a shape of a cylinder.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cheonmachong Tomb, 89-2, Hwangnam-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do South Korea

Within Daereungwon Tomb Complex is a large field of giant Korean tombs in the shape of round hills, resembling female breasts. At Cheonmachong Tomb inside the complex, you can enter into the tomb itself. Its hall is consisted of a wooden coffin placed inside an underground chamber mounded with boulders and earth, characterized as a typical upper class tomb of the Silla period.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bomun Lake, Sinpyeong-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do South Korea

Bomun Lake is an artificial lake in Gyeongju with well-conditioned walk road and bike lanes alongside it. There are bike rental shops near the lake and you can partake in water sports such as duck-boats and an entertainment park. Every spring delicate cherry blossom trees decorate the tranquil ambience of the lake, and the tracks from Gyeongju Cherry Blossom Marathon Race pass through it. Head to Busan and Delicious local food will be served for dinner. Drop off at your hotel in Busan or Airport transfer to Gimhae Airport

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Duration
6 days
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Private transportation
  • English speaking driving tour guide
  • Photo Service
  • Airport Transfers from and to ICN
  • All cost to the vehicle (toll fee , Parking lot and Gas)
  • Wifi Service
  • Bottled Water/D/P
  • Entrance Fee
  • Domestic flight: Gimpo-Jeju, Jeju -Busan
  • 5N Accommodation: 3 or 4 star hotel in Jeju and Busan
  • Entry/Admission - Woljeongri Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Gwangchigi Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Teddy Bear Museum Jeju
  • Entry/Admission - Hallasan National Park
  • Entry/Admission - 장전리사무소
  • Entry/Admission - O’sulloc Tea Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Sanbangsan Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Yongmeori Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Shinhwa Theme Park
  • Entry/Admission - Jinhae Gunhangje Festival
  • Entry/Admission - Gamcheon Culture Village
  • Entry/Admission - Busan Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Jagalchi Market
  • Entry/Admission - Gukje Market
  • Entry/Admission - Bulguksa Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Seokguram
  • Entry/Admission - Bomun Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Cheomseongdae Observatory
  • Entry/Admission - Cheonmachong Tomb
Exclusions
  • 5 USD Tips/P/D
  • Meal : Lunch or Dinner
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Please add country code to your phone number at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Itinerary is very flexible. Because this is private tour
  • Child fare(24-144 months): Twin- 100%, Extra bed- 5%, No bed- 50%
  • Infant fare(Under 24 months): No Service No charge
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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Dhanya H wrote a review Apr 2019
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Here Korea is a very good travel agency, especially Mr.Harry the guide they provided us.He was very helpful.It was like we got a new family member.He took excellent photos of us that we were as-toned.He was understandable,co-operative and very helpful.From the day of arrival we
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spillai wrote a review Apr 2019
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We, group of 6 Adults and 4 kids, had an awesome time in South Korea. Our friend from Here Korea, Harry Kim, was very helpful in guiding us around including suggesting various Korean delicacies. His photography skills deserves a special mention. Thanks Harry. We recommend you
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  • Duration: 6 days
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  • Languages Offered: Korean
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