A chance to tour the best sites of Seoul with an expert American Professor
This tour is completely flexible on the number and nature of the sites visited for about 6 hours. On offer are the best sights of Seoul's historic downtown area, many of which are depicted in my other tours here. It all depends on where I pick you up and drop you off, and just what you want to see and do. Possibilities include Seoul's best palaces, Buddhist temples, Christian churches, Shamanic or Taoist shrines, museums, historic buildings & traditional neighborhoods, the Cheonggye-cheon Stream, the Bukhan-san National Park, restaurants & tea-shops, and so-on. On this system I offer 3or4-hour, 6-hour & 8or9-hour versions of this tour; you can choose (this is the 6-hour one). If you want something other than that, a custom-designed tour could be created to suit your desires.
Possibilities include Seoul's best palaces, Buddhist temples, Christian churches, Shamanic or Taoist shrines, museums, historic buildings & traditional neighborhoods, the Cheonggye-cheon Stream, the Bukhan-san National Park, restaurants & tea-shops, and so-on.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We should meet in your hotel's lobby, or at Seoul Station if you come in from Incheon Airport, or at any other famous & prominent place in Seoul.
End location: Anywhere you choose.
Duration: 6 hours
This tour is about six hours long, flexible as you wish. There are also 2~4 hour and 8/9-hour versions of it available on my page, at corresponding price-rates.
Walking; local subway trains, buses, taxis (pretty cheap)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20000 Won - For any admission fees and taxis, any incidentals... you can use your VISA or MC credit-card for almost anything in Seoul.
I do not have a car in Korea, do not drive. I can arrange for a mini-bus or taxi if you wish, at extra expense. Otherwise we will use the cheap taxis that are easy to catch, and Korea's excellent and fast system of subway trains, and buses, together.
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We can't thank David enough for such an enjoyable day. His insight into the country he loves gave us such a different perspective during our time in Seoul. Over 600 years of history is hard to fit into one day, but David was able to do it in a fun and timely manner. The lunch he shared with us was one of our favorite in Korea. I highly recommend spending time with David while in Seoul.