DAY 1: Singapore ✈ Incheon
Assemble at Airport for your flight to Incheon, Seoul “Land of Morning Calm”.
DAY 2: Seoul ✈ Jeju ~ Seopjikoji ~ Haenyeo Museum ~O'Sulloc Green Tea Museum ~ Chil Sung Dong Shopping District
(Breakfast on Board / Korean Chinese Cuisine & Jajang-myeon Lunch / Hanjeongsik (Korean Traditional Set) Dinner)
Transfer to the domestic airport for a short flight to Jeju, “Hawaii of the East”.
Seopjikojj: A meadow filled with canola flowers, peacefully grazing Jeju ponies, a rocky sea cliff, and a towering legendary large rock all combined to make nature a masterpiece.
Haenyeo Museum: Haenyeo refers to female divers who dive into the ocean water to get shellfish, seaweed, etc, without using any underwater diving equipment. The Haenyeo Museum was established to introduce to the world the unique activities and culture of Jeju's Haenyeo female divers. The museum also has an observatory from where visitors can see an excellent view of the Hado-ri area.
** In the event of closure, Haenyeo Museum will be replaced by Jeju Folklore Museum.
O'Sulloc Green Tea Museum: Modelled after a green tea cup, the museum provides a cultural space and environmentally friendly relaxation area where Eastern and Western tea cultures mix with traditional and modern practices. The gallery also displays tea items and tea sets, gift shop where visitors can purchase various types of tea, tea-related food, green tea ice cream, and gifts. (Free 1 cup of green tea ice cream each)
DAY 3: Seongsan Sunrise Peak ~ Ecoland Theme Park ~ Teseum Teddy Bear Safari ~ Jimjilbang
(Breakfast / Black Pork BBQ Lunch / Seafood Steamboat Dinner)
Seongsan Sunrise Peak: Officially registered as a UNESCO World Heritage, Seongsan Sunrise Peak rose from under the sea in a volcanic eruption over 100,000 years ago. Do not miss out the bright yellow-colored rapeseed flowers in Spring.
Ecoland Theme Park: Hop on the Forest Train at EcoLand for a eco-adventure! The park features brightly painted, 1800s' steam powered Baldwin trains look-alike that circle a track in the Gotjawal forest. Walk across a large, picturesque lake via the Eco Bridge, picture the huge Dutch-style windmill and watch the hovercraft takes off from dry land, then skim and spin along the top of the lake.
Teseum Teddy Bear Safari: One of the first museums in the world to exhibit all sorts of teddy bears and stitched dolls. There are different themes, animal safari, Greek mythology, fairytale, cartoon movie characters, etc. You can even touch and hug any of the bears.
Jimjilbang: A bathing ritual that has been an inherent part of the Korean culture, Jimjilbang is a place of rest, health and beauty. It is a family affair, a perfect place for bonding.
DAY 4: Jeju ✈ Seoul ~ Yeouido Park (Short Walk) ~ Gyeongbokgung Palace ~ Bukchon Hanok Village ~ Insadong ~ Ssamzegil Mall
(Jeju Abalone Bits Congee Breakfast / Gamjatang (Korean Bak Kut Teh) Lunch / Ginseng Chicken Soup Dinner)
Take a domestic flight back to Seoul.
Yeouido Park (short walk): With more than 1,600 cherry trees in the backdrop of Han River, Yeouido Park is most popular during Spring. Bask into the spring fragrances especially when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom.
Gyeongbokgung Palace: Known as the Palace of Felicitous Blessing, Gyeongbokgung was the main palace during Joseon Dynasty, built in 1394. The beauty of the cherry blossoms set against the ornate and spacious palace backdrop will make for stunning photos.
Bukchon Hanok Village: The sight of a number of Hanok (traditional Korean-style house) built next to each other, sharing a wall and touching each other's eaves, will give you a glimpse into the friendly and open-hearted lifestyle of Koreans. There are also various themed cafes at the nearby Samcheong-dong.
Insadong: Known as the traditional street, contains a mixture of historical and modern atmosphere, a unique area of Seoul that truly represents the cultural history of the nation. It is home to Seoul's oldest bookstore, antique shops, galleries, art supply shops, hanbok (traditional Korean clothes) shops, & traditional tea houses.
Ssamziegil Mall: A must visit place in Insadong. It comes with a unique architectural design - each level is connected in the form of a spiral-like stairway. Here, you can also find Korean taffy, rice cakes, traditional Korean paper craft, etc.
DAY 5: Seoul ~ Fruit Farm ~ Daewallyeong Sheep Farm + Cheese DIY ~ East Sea Train Ride ~ Chamsori Gramophone & Edison Museum ~ Ojukheon
(Breakfast / Dried Pollock Soup (Bugeoguk) + Homemade Beancurd Lunch / Korean Army Stew (Budaejigae) Dinner)
Daewallyeong Sheep Farm + Cheese DIY: The only farm that raises sheep, with more than 200 sheep! The first thing that comes into view are the herds of white sheep roaming on the green plains. Experience sheep feeding and make your very own cheese at the cheese DIY session. East Sea Train Ride: Romantic ride along the beautiful seashore and enjoy the scenic view of East Sea. Jeongdonjin station is listed on the Guinness Book of World Records as the closest railroad station to the sea in the world.
Chamsori Gramophone & Edison Museum: The largest gramophone museum in the world that combines sound and science. A fine collection of 5000 or so Gramophones, music boxes, radios, TVs and inventions of the Great Inventor Thomas Edison. At the outdoor automobile pavilion, Edison electric vehicle, Ford automobiles from 1920s, and Gramophone advertisement vehicle are displayed.
Ojukheon: A network of floral paths and traditional buildings, and the birthplace of Shin Saimdang and her son, Lee Yulgok, a famous scholar of the Joseon Dynasty, currently depicted on the W50,000 and W5,000 banknotes respectively. Surrounded by tall pines and rare black bamboo trees, Ojukheon is especially picturesque in spring.
DAY 6: Garden of Morning Calm ~ Nami Island ~ Seoul ~ Myeongdong
(Breakfast / Korean Steamboat Lunch / Hotplate Chicken Dinner)
Garden of the Morning Calm: The oldest among private Korean gardens, the garden features thousands of varieties of flowers, coupled with pine trees. It also holds beautiful flower festivals throughout the year.
Nami Island (Boat ride): A tiny moon-shaped island located 70km east of Seoul, Nami Island is known as one of the most romantic destinations in South Korea for its stunning natural scenery. Revel into the enchanted romance when the cherry trees burst into a riot of pale pink blossoms in Spring. (Boat ride subject to prevailing weather conditions).
Myeongdong: A first-class shopping and entertainment area, Myeong-dong, is noted for its food and entertainment. Located in downtown Seoul, there are four major department stores like Lotte Department Store, Shinsegae Department Store. Many of the fashion designers and city’s top brand stores line the narrow alleys of Myeong-dong.
DAY 7: Ginseng, Hoganbo Specialty Shop ~ Seaweed Roll (Kimbap) Museum + Hanbok Costume Photo Shoot ~ Sinchon Shopping Street ~ Beauty Skincare Course ~ Cosmetic Shop ~ Exclusive “Drawing Show”
(Breakfast / Bibimbap + Korean BBQ Dinner)
Seaweed Roll DIY Museum + Hanbok Photo Shoot: Experience hands-on Kimbap DIY and also try on Korean traditional costume (hanbok).
Sinchon Shopping Street: Also known as Korea's Ladies Street, a popular shopping and entertainment area where there are numerous shops that sell clothes, accessories and fashion items.
Beauty Skincare Course: Pamper yourself with DIY facial session (for both men & ladies) and get to know more about the beauty tips from the professionals. Learn about the latest makeup techniques to create a style of your own and beauty products that suits you.
Exclusive Arrangement “Drawing Show”: A nonverbal musical show where performers complete amazing paintings on stage. This unique show combines art, theater, and music to create a high-energy performance that will delight audiences of all ages.
DAY 8: Seoul
**Free & Easy for the day. Explore the vibrant city on your own! No morning calls!
DAY 9: **Bonus! Lotte Premium Outlets ~ **Bonus! Provence Village ~ Local Product Shop ~ Incheon ✈ Singapore
(Breakfast / Dinner on Board)
**Bonus Tours only valid for tour groups with return flight (ICN-SIN) on KE641 or KE647.
Bonus! Lotte Premium Outlets, Paju: Offering numerous luxury brands from abroad as well as more than 200 labels of high-end Korean brands, such as Paul Smith, DYNY, TAG Heuer, Adidas, Bean Pole, etc. It is also the first suburban outlet to attempt an integrated lifestyle experience that combines cultural encounters with the joy of shopping by offering a variety of additional facilities including a cultural center, cultural hall, gallery, Lotte Cinema, Pororo Kids' Cafe and a bookstore.
Bonus! Provence Village: A themed village with a shabu-shabu restaurant, a garden restaurant offering delicious grilled meat, a Provence Living Gallery decorated with beautiful interior designs, a Herb Village full of sweet fragrance, a Fashion Gallery, a European bakery and cafes.