6D5N INSPIRATIONAL KOREA

OVERVIEW

Experience the sensational and vibrant cities of Korea through our in-depth industry tour. You will get a first-hand experience of the best that the Korean industry has to offer. The constant change keeps Korea exciting and you will soon realize that navigating through Korea is effortless and fun!

Day 1

1

ARRIVAL

Incheon Airport

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ARRIVAL

Upon arrival meet at arrival hall B and Transfer to Hotel mentioned below

 

3 Star – Ibis Ambassador Insadong

4 Star - Lotte City Myeongdong

5 Star - Grand Ambassador Seoul

 

*Hotel may change another hotel with the same star

TRAVEL TIPS!

  • Due to Korean laws and regulations, Google map has limited access. Google Maps will only get you so far.

  • Subway system is very organized, clean, and extremely affordable. The subway system is surprisingly easy to navigate. In fact, the Korean s

  • There’s no tippingIn Seoul, it’s not customary to leave a tip. Whether it’s taxi drivers, wait-staff bartenders, or even bellhops. 

  • There are a lot of ways to say “thank you” in Korean. Most importantly, do memorize “Gomabseubnida” or “Gamsa Habnida”!

  • Korean food tends to be spicy. However, there are also plenty of non-spicy Korean food such as Japchae, Bulgogi, Gimbap that you must try!

  • Corn randomly appears in the most unexpected dishesKoreans love to add corn to food. Try it to see why the this trend never fades and how delicious it is!

Day 2

1

08:40

Gyeongbokgung

4

15:00

Hanok Village

2

10:40

National Museum

5

17:00

Seoul N Tower

3

13:00

Insa-dong Street

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08:40 AM Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty.

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10:40 AM National Museum

Upon liberation in 1945, Korea took over the Joseon Government-General Museum and renamed it the “National Museum”. At that time, the museum’s organization and exhibitions were insignificant compared to what exists today. Nevertheless, the museum played a significant role in restoring the nation's damaged cultural pride and correcting false historical images of Korea.

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01:00 PM Insa-dong Street

The traditional culture of Korea is represented in the streets of Insa-dong. During the Joseon Dynasty, the royal studio for painters was here, and in the 1930s, shops began selling paper, old books, writing tools, brushes, water bottles, stone weights, and more. Soon, shops for antiques and old paintings followed suit. Today, the streets of Insa-dong are filled with antiques, traditional crafts, galleries, tea-houses, traditional restaurants, and more. 

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03:00 PM Korean Traditional Village

Korean traditional village in Seoul with a long history located on the top of a hill between Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace and Jongmyo Royal Shrine. The traditional village is composed of lots of alleys, hanok and is preserved to show a 600-year-old urban environment.

The N Seoul Tower, officially the YTN Seoul Tower and commonly known as the Namsan Tower or Seoul Tower, is a communication and observation tower located on Namsan Mountain in central Seoul, South Korea. At 236 meters, it marks the second-highest point in Seoul.

05:00 PM N Seoul Tower

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Day 3

1

10:00

Hyundai Motor Studio

2

13:50

Samsung Innovation Museum

3

15:30

Everland

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10:00 AM Hyundai Motor Studio

Place where you can experience how vehicle is manufactured and learning about eco-friendly vehicle system which is electronic cars and Fuel cell vehicle

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01:50 PM Samsung Innovation Museum

Exhibits the history and the future of such innovations brought by the electronics industry. You can see not only the history of the electronics industry but the achievements that Samsung Electronics has made in the IT industry with its leading semi-conductor, display and mobile technologies. 

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03:30 PM Everland

A vacation resort located in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. It is owned and operated by Samsung Everland. The resort opened on April, 1976, as a single theme park, but developed into a resort with water parks, hostels, speedways, golf course and museums.

Day 4

1

10:00

Hwaseong Fortress

2

14:40

University Tour

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10:00 AM Hwaseong Fortress

Hwaseong Fortress or Suwon Hwaseong is a fortification surrounding the centre of Suwon, the provincial capital of Gyeonggi-do, in South Korea. It was built from 1794 to 1796 by King Jeongjo of the Joseon dynasty to house and honour the remains of his father, Prince Sado.

2:40 PM University Tour

Select one of three universities: Hanyang, Yonsei, or Korea University

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Hanyang University

Hanyang University (Hangul: 한양대학교) is a private research university in South Korea. The main campus is located in Seoul and its satellite campus, the Education Research Industry Cluster (ERICA campus), is in Ansan. Hanyang (한양;漢陽) derives from the former name of the capital Seoul used during the Joseon Dynasty. The university was established in 1939 as an engineering school. Hanyang university was the country's first college to offer engineering and architecture programs, and is consistently ranked among the leading universities in STEM fields nationally. Hanyang University enrolls over 3,000 international students each year, and sends more than 3,300 students on study abroad programs annually. As of 2018, Hanyang University had 777 partner universities in 76 countries.

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Yonsei University

Yonsei University (Korean: 연세대학교; Hanja: 延世大學校) is a private research university in Seoul, South Korea. As a member of the “SKY” universities, Yonsei University is deemed as one of the three most prestigious institutions in the country. It is particularly respected in the studies of medicine and business administration.

 

The student body consists of 26,731 undergraduate students, 11,994 graduate students, 4,518 faculty members, 6,788 staff, and 257,931 alumni. Yonsei operates its main campus in Seoul and offers graduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Korean and English.

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Korea University

Korea University is Established in 1905, Korea University is widely regarded as one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher education, and is one of the SKY (universities). The student body consists of over 20,000 undergraduate students and over 10,000 graduate students. The university's academic breadth is broad with its 81 departments in 19 colleges and divisions, as well as 18 graduate schools. It has over 1,500 full-time faculty members with over 95% of them holding Ph.D. or equivalent qualification in their field.[4] The Korea University Alumni Association consists of more than 280,000 university graduates.

Day 5

1

08:30

Seoul Forest Park

4

15:30

DDP & Dongdaemun

2

10:20

Itaewon Street

3

13:45

Nanta Show

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08:30 AM Seoul Forest Park

Seoul Forest is a large park in Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is open year-round, and admission is free. Seoul Forest opened in June 2005. The city government spent 235.2 billion won in development. It is the third largest park in Seoul city.

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10:20 AM Itaewon Street

Itaewon Street selling furniture since the '60's when U.S. soldiers sold their pieces before returning home.

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01:45 PM Nanta Show

Enjoy watching award-wining, Nanta show in Myeong-dong. It's a burlesque performing funny events in wacky kitchens and acrobatics.

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03:30 PM DDP & Dongdaemun

The Dongdaemun Design Plaza, also called the DDP, is a major urban development landmark in Seoul, South Korea designed by Zaha Hadid and Samoo, with a distinctively neofuturistic design characterized by the "powerful, curving forms of elongated structures". Furthermore, Dongdaemun market opens 24/7 with thousands of shops for textiles, accessories, electronics, toys & more.

Day 6

1

08:30

Imjingak Park

2

13:10

Bridge of No Return & DMZ

3

22:30

Incheon Airport

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08:30 AM Imjingak Park

Imjingak, and sometimes in English called the Imjingak "resort", is a park located on the banks of the Imjin River in the city of Paju, South Korea. The park has many statues and monuments regarding the Korean War.

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01:10 PM Bridge of No Return & DMZ

Located in the Joint Security Area(JSA), the so-called "Bridge of No Return" crosses the Military Demarcation (MDL) between South Korea and North Korea.

DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall is a place where you can watch a video which explains about the 3rd tunnel and other tunnels as well as history of the division of Korea.

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10:30 PM Incheon Airport

* Tours temporarily not in operation due to COVID-19 (only tours within the airport available)

If you have a long layover at Incheon International Airport, don't just sit around and miss out on a taste of local culture. Joining one of the exciting transit activities and tours is a splendid way to experience some of the popular sights and sounds of Korea. Whether you have a couple of hours or longer until your next flight, there are plenty of options to suit your travel schedule and interests.