Seoul in a Day: Private Van + Guide

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Tour Number

Activity Level

264324


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Korean (fluent), English (fluent)

Customized Private Tour (Professional Tour Guide + Private Vehicle)


Private Guide + Friendly Driver with a Private Van

Let's explore this amazing city with a private guide, a private vehicle and a driver!

A friendly driver with a van will bring you anywhere you like within Seoul and a professional licensed tour guide will accompany you to show you this lovely city with countless things to discover culturally and historically!

Recommended itinerary:
Hotel pick up - Gyeongbok Royal Palace - Bukchon Traditional Village - Jogyesa Buddhist Temple - Insadong Traditional Street (for local lunch & souvenir) - Guangjang Traditional Market - Dongdaemun Design Plaza (architecture: Zaha Hadid) - Drop off at the hotel

Itinerary

Itinerary is 100% up to you and you can customize it anyway you wish!

- Gyeongbok Palace (main Royal palace) & Changdeok Palace (UNESCO heritage)
- Bukchon Northern Traditional Village (view of modern and traditional buildings at once!)
- Noryangjin Fish Market (Conan O'Brian visited this fish market in Feb. 2016 and he bought a small octopus and named him "Samuel". Conan then donated Samuel to the COEX Aquarium in Seoul and recently Samuel made its way to Conan Show in LA!)
- Gangnam (from Psy's world-famous song, Gangnam Style)
- Han River (Ride bicycles, Fly kites, Order fried chicken like locals by the riverside)
- Insadong Traditional Street
- N Seoul Tower (Observatory, Cable Car, Nice view of Seoul)
- Jogyesa Buddhist Temple (smiling Buddha statue & Pagoda)
- Namsangol Southen Village (try the Korean costumes and/or write your name in Korean by taking a calligraphy class)
- Myeongdong (full of street food and Korean cosmetics)
- Gwangjang / Namdaemun traditional market
- Yongsan Electronics Market

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at the lobby of your hotel. A friendly driver with a private van will pick us up at the lobby of your hotel.

End location: A friendly driver with a private van will drop you off at the lobby of your hotel or you can be dropped off at any location you like within Seoul!

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

A private van and a friendly local driver will help us navigate around town! I recommend using a private van for a group of less than 6 people.

Please send me an inquiry if your group is more than 6 people - I can arrange a mini bus or a big tour bus.

What’s Included

Other: - Professional English-Speaking Tour Guide (8 hours, e.g. 9AM - 5PM)

- Private Van (Hyundai Starex) + Driver (Pick-up & Drop-off at your hotel included)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25000 KRW - Rough estimated amount is around $25 USD per person.
Estimated local cash you need depends on the admission fees of the places you decide to visit and your choice of lunch/dinner.

What’s Extra

Other: * Please note that Admission fees & Lunch for the travelers+guide are not included in the tour price.

* Base rate of Taxi is about $3 USD and we can explore many places under $10 USD per ride within Seoul. Subway ride costs around $1 USD per ride.

* Admission fees on some of the main sites are written below in terms of USD per person for your convenience ($1 USD = around 1,100 KRW).

- Gyeongbok & Changdeok Palace: $3
- Deoksu Palace: $1
- Jongmyo Shrine: $1
- N Seoul Tower Cable Car: $8 round-trip
- N Seoul Tower Observatory: $10
- Samsung Leeum Museum: $10
- Korean Costume Hanbok Experience (Namsangol Village): $5
- Free Admissions: Namsangol Hanok Village, National Museum of Korea, National Folk Museum, Samsung D'light

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

Very warm, helpful and knowledgeable guide. Flexible too.... Perfect! Thank u very much, my parents enjoyed the trip!
Erline Alimukti

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Private tour guide Pam

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