culture and history tour starting at 1pm
This is a comprehensive full-day walking tour of Seoul's historical and cultural landmarks and night spots.
Let's catch a time machine ride on foot to the 14th century and travel 600 years and then back to 2017. I bet you can make this happen with me just in ONE DAY!
This tour is an intensive introduction to Seoul. It covers quite big portion of Seoul's attractions loved by locals as well. Moreover, streets connecting each attraction are beautiful and have their own stories and unique atmosphere. Therefore, this tour is the very first thing you should try in Seoul.
*1:00 PM meeting at the hotel
2:00 PM Royal Guard Changing ceremony & GyeongBokGung Palace (the main Royal Palace) & National Folk Museum
3:40 PM BukChon Korean Traditional House conservation area
4:30 PM Insadong street or the hip local cafe area in the old town
5:30 PM dinner at local restaurant(ex. BBQ dinner on the street) or Gwangjang market (authentic street food-kimchi dumpling, Korean pancake, etc )
6:40 PM Mt. Namsan or Myeongdong street
8:00 PM tour close at the hotel
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: traveler's hotel or nearest subway stations
End location: traveler's hotel or nearest subway stations
Duration: 7 hours
English speaking tour guide with BIG smile and energetic voice as well as knowledge about Korean history and culture
Estimated Local Cash Needed
33000 KRW - admission fee for the Palace- US$3
public transportation- US$30
admission fee for the Palace- appx. US$3
public transportation- appx. US$30
meal, snack, any personal expenses
1. I am not a driver. I can arrange for a separate car and driver. Quote may vary upon a type of vehicle.