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Korean World Heritages

9 days/7 nights - from $4,110 per person Airfare from San Francisco or Los Angeles

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Take a 7-night trip and visit the World Heritage Sites of Korea. Start in Seoul where the tour includes visits to the Gyeongbok Palace and the beautiful Secret Garden. Next, take a full-day tour, visiting Suwon and Yeoju, where you see the Hwaseong Fortress, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, Korean Folk Village, and the Tomb of King Sejong the Great, a 15th-century king who presided over multiple scientific and cultural contributions. The next day travel to Gyeongju and see the 6th-century Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple. After a visit to Tumuli Park the following day, travel to Suncheon and visit the Naganeupseong Fortress Village. Finally, travel back to Seoul, where you have a full day to enjoy at your leisure. Starting from $4110, land and air from San Francisco or Los Angeles via Singapore Airlines, with daily guaranteed departures.

Day 1 - San Francisco or Los Angeles/Seoul
Depart from San Francisco or Los Angeles via Singapore Airlines. Cross International Dateline.

Day 2 - Seoul

Arrive in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. Transfer to your hotel. (Ibis Ambassador/Center Mark)

Day 3 - Seoul
A full-day tour includes Gyeongbok Palace, Jogyesa Temple, the National Folk Museum, and pass by the Blue House. After lunch, tour includes Changdeok Palace, Secret Garden, and Insadong Street. Tour finishes at your hotel. (B/L)

Day 4 - Suwon & Yeoju
Travel to Suwon and visit the imposing Hwaseong Fortress, a World Heritage site. Then visit Korean Folk Village, where the traditional Korean lifestyle is displayed authentically. Continue to Yeoju and visit the Tomb of King Sejong the Great, the 15th-century king credited with multiple scientific and cultural contributions. Return to Seoul in the late afternoon. (B)

Day 5 - Seoul/Gyeongju
In the morning, travel east to Gyeongju. Afternoon tour of Gyeongju takes you to the 6th-century Bulguksa Temple of the Silla Kingdom, Seokguram Grotto, and Gyeongju Handicraft Village. (Commodore/K Gyeongju) (B)

Day 6 - Gyeongju/Suncheon
Today's sightseeing starts at the royal Silla tombs at Tumuli Park. Also, visit the National Museum. Afternoon, transfer to Suncheon on the south coast of the Korean Peninsula. (Suncheon Ecograd) (B)

Day 7 - Suncheon/Seoul
In the morning visit Seonamsa Buddhist Temple, which is perched on the secluded mountainsides overlooking the sea. Then enter the Naganeupseong Fortress Village, originally built to prevent Japanese pirates' intrusion. In the afternoon, travel back to Seoul. (Ibis Ambassador/Center Mark) (B)

Day 8 - Seoul
Today you have a full day free to enjoy the bustling city of Seoul. (B)

Day 9 - Seoul/San Francisco or Los Angeles
Today you are transferred to the airport for your return flight to the USA. Arrive the same day in San Francisco or Los Angeles. (B)

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
San Francisco
Land & Air *
Los Angeles
Land Only *Single Supplement
January 1-901/01 - 01/09
$5300 S$5,300 S
$5525 FC$5,525 FC
$5300 S$5,300 S
$5525 FC$5,525 FC
$2550 S$2,550 S
$2775 FC$2,775 FC
$500 S$500 S
$680 FC$680 FC
January 10 - March 31 01/10 - 03/31
$4110 S$4,110 S
$4335 FC$4,335 FC
$4110 S$4,110 S
$4335 FC$4,335 FC
$2550 S$2,550 S
$2775 FC$2,775 FC
$500 S$500 S
$680 FC$680 FC
  • Prices are per person based on double occupancy.
  • Hotels are S (Standard) and FC (first-class) as indicated.
  • Sole traveler supplement: $2280 S & $2440 FC per person.
  • Airfares from West Coast gateways Los Angeles or San Francisco to Seoul are subject to change at the time of reservation.
  • Weekend Friday through Sunday surcharge $75 each way on the trans-Pacific air portion.

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Tour Features

  • Round trip air from San Francisco or Los Angeles to Seoul via Singapore Airlines.
  • Round trip hotel transfers
  • Overland transfers with sightseeing stops as per itinerary
  • 5 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Seoul
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Gyeongju
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Suncheon
  • Hotel taxes and service charges included
  • Extensive sightseeing tours by coach/car with English-speaking guide and admission fees in each location as per itinerary: full-day city tour of Seoul, two half-day tours of Gyeongju, half-day tour of Suncheon, full-day tour of Suwon and Yeoju
  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above

Remarks

  • Standard Class (S): Ibis Ambassador (Seoul), Commodore (Gyeongju), Ecograd (Suncheon)
  • First Class (FC): Center Mark (Seoul), Gyeongju Suites (K Gyeongju), Ecograd (Suncheon)
  • If above hotels not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalty  ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all Asian destinations and add-on air fares from various US cities are available

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    from $4,110
    General information about the region
    Seoul. Korea
    January February March April May June July August September October November December
    Average High 34.7 40.5 50.7 64 73.4 80.8 83.5 85.3 78.4 67.6 52.9 39.7
    Average Low 21.4 25.9 34.9 46 55.8 64.8 71.4 72.3 63 50.5 37.8 26.2
    Average Rainfall 0.819 0.984 1.858 2.539 4.169 5.244 15.539 14.339 6.665 2.039 2.067 0.846
    * Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
    Climate/T
    Time zone
    (GMT+09:00)
    Voltage
    220-240V
    Health requirements
    Currency
    South Korean Won
    $1.00 USD = 1141.90 KRW
    Visa requirement
    No
    Suwon. Korea
    January February March April May June July August September October November December
    Average High 35.8 41 51.1 64.2 73.4 80.2 83.8 85.6 78.6 68 53.6 41
    Average Low 18.7 23 32 42.6 53.6 63.3 71.1 71.8 61.5 47.8 35.2 24.1
    Average Rainfall 0.882 0.953 1.886 2.413 3.85 5.087 13.823 11.803 6.059 2.091 1.957 0.858
    * Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
    Climate/T
    Time zone
    (GMT+09:00)
    Voltage
    220-240V
    Health requirements
    Currency
    South Korean Won
    $1.00 USD = 1141.90 KRW
    Visa requirement
    No
    Yeoju. Korea
    January February March April May June July August September October November December
    Average High 36 41 51 65 73 80 84 85 79 68 53 40
    Average Low 22 26 35 46 55 64 71 72 62 50 37 26
    Average Rainfall 1 1.4 2.2 3 4.5 6.8 18 16.2 7.2 2.4 2.4 1
    * Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
    Climate/T
    Time zone
    (GMT+09:00)
    Voltage
    220-240V
    Health requirements
    Currency
    South Korean Won
    $1.00 USD = 1141.90 KRW
    Visa requirement
    No
    Gyeongju. Korea
    January February March April May June July August September October November December
    Average High 42.3 45.1 53.4 64 73 77.2 83.7 85.5 77.2 69.6 58.3 47.5
    Average Low 26.1 28.8 36.1 46 55 62.6 70.5 72.3 63.3 52.3 41.2 30.4
    Average Rainfall 1.354 1.78 2.512 3.264 2.819 5.071 7.693 6.799 6.091 2.492 2.043 1.031
    * Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
    Climate/T
    Time zone
    (GMT+09:00)
    Voltage
    220-240V
    Health requirements
    Currency
    South Korean Won
    $1.00 USD = 1141.90 KRW
    Visa requirement
    No
    Suncheon. Korea
    January February March April May June July August September October November December
    Average High 42 47 56 68 75 81 86 87 81 71 59 47
    Average Low 26 28 35 45 55 64 73 73 64 50 39 30
    Average Rainfall 2.2 2.1 2.9 3.4 4.2 8.2 13.1 15.2 8.6 1.8 2.2 1.7
    * Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
    Climate/T
    Time zone
    (GMT+09:00)
    Voltage
    220-240V
    Health requirements
    Currency
    South Korean Won
    $1.00 USD = 1141.90 KRW
    Visa requirement
    No
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