Country
South Korea
Duration
12 Days/11 Nights
Travel Type
Private Tour
 

Feel the floral breeze, love what nature has given to Southern Korea!
Spring in Korea is full of the scent of various blooming flowers. Enjoy “Spring” in Korea!!
For Koreans, the “Cherry Blossom Festival” is a much-anticipated spring gift out of all the splendid flower festivals. The schedule includes Korea’s quintessential cherry blossom festivals which commences from Jeju Island from the end of March to the second week in April where the whole of the Korean peninsula seems dyed in pink. You can enjoy the perfect spring views from all points from Jinhae Gunhang Festival, the biggest cherry blossom festival, to Bomun-ro in Gyeongju, Jeonnong-ro in Jeju Island, and Gyeongpodae in Gangneung.

Inclusions

11-night accommodation in 3 and 4* hotels.
All transfers and transportation with private air-conditioned vehicles.
Local English-speaking guides from day 3 to 10.
Join in (group) city tour in Seoul on day 2.
All entrance fees.
12 meals: 11 breakfasts, 1 dinner at “Jeonggangwon” in Pyeongchang.

Exclusions

International airfares – Domestic flight Seoul/Jeju & Jeju/Busan – Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary – Beverages – Early check-in or late check-out – Visa (if needed) – Gratuities to drivers – Guides and hotel staff – Travel insurance – Items and expenses of personal nature – All other item not included in the inclusion section

Additional Information

Note

This tour is available with a minimum of 2 people traveling, only available with English speaking local guides.

1

DAY 1 - SEOUL - ARRIVAL

After your arrival at Incheon Airport, you will be greeted by a local English-speaking tour guide. You will then be transferred to Seoul for a tour where you will visit the Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Hanok Village, Insadong Antique Street, Gwangjang Market, N Seoul Tower Observatory with Namsan Cable car riding or City Bus. You will transfer to your hotel after the tour.
*Gyeongbokgung Palace is replaced by Changdeokgung Palace on Tuesdays.

Accommodation : Seoul for 2 nights

2

DAY 2 SEOUL - KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE

Breakfast at hotel. You will be greeted by a tour guide and transferred for the beginning of your half-day city tour (coach tour) of the Korean demilitarized zone. You will see the Imjingak Park, the 3rd infiltration Tunnel, DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall, Dora observatory, passing by Unification Village. Then you will return to Seoul and be dropped off at Seoul City Hall.
Back to hotel by your own arrangement.
*DMZ tour: closed every Monday & National Holidays

Meals : Breakfast

3

DAY 3 SEOUL - GIMPO AIRPORT - JEJU ISLAND

Breakfast at hotel and check out. You will be greeted by a driver at the hotel lobby 2 hours before flight departure time. You will be transferred to Gimpo Airport and fly to Jeju Island (no tour guide assistant). Upon your arrival at Jeju Airport, you will be greeted by a local tour guide at the arrival gate. You will have a private tour of the Jeju Island Cherry Blossom Festival in Jeonnongro, the Sea Women’s Museum, the Seongsan Sunrise Peak (Seongsan Ilchulbong), and the Jeju Stone Culture Park.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Jeju Island for 2 nights

4

DAY 4 JEJU ISLAND TOUR

Breakfast at hotel. You will have a Jeju tour to visit Seongup Folk Village, Jusangjeolli Pillars, Cheonjiyeon waterfall, O’sulloc Tea Museum, and Yongmeori Coast.

Meals : Breakfast

5

DAY 5 JEJU - JINHAE - BUSAN

Breakfast at hotel. You will be greeted by a driver at the hotel lobby. You will then transfer to Jeju Airport and take a flight to Busan (no tour guide assistant). Upon your arrival at Gimhae Airport, you will be greeted by an English-speaking tour guide at the arrival gate.
*Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival: Usually takes place on end of March –1st week of April.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Busan for 1 night

6

DAY 6 BUSAN - GYEONGJU

Breakfast at hotel and check out. You will have a half-day Busan tour to visit the Haeundae Beach and Haedong Yonggungsa Temple. Then you will be transferred to Gyeongju for a tour of Daereungwon Park, Cheomseongdae Astronomical Observatory, and Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond.
*Gyeongju Cherry Blossom Festival: around end of March to 2nd week of April.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Gyeongju for 1 night

7

DAY 7 GYEOGNJU - MT. JUWANGSAN - ANDONG

Breakfast at hotel and check out. Take a morning walk along the Bomun lake to enjoy the Cherry Blossom Trees, and tour of Bulguksa Temple and Sokkuram Grotto. Next, you will transfer to Mt. Juwangsan (Gyeongju to Mt. Juwangsan takes about 2 hours) to visit “Jusanji Pond”, the filming site of the Movie “Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Spring” by director Mr. Gideok Kim. After the tour, you will go to Andong city and check into your hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Andong for 1 night

8

DAY 8 ANDONG - POONGGI – DANYANG

Breakfast at hotel and check out. You will have a tour of “Hahoe Village” including “Mask Museum, Woryeonggyo Bridge and Buyongdae Cliff where you can get a bird eye view of the Hahoe Village. Next, stop at “Poonggi Ginseng Market”, the oldest Ginseng whole market in Poonggi. Transfer to Dangyang for overnight.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Danyang for 1 night

9

DAY 9 DANYANG - GANGNEUNG - SOKCHO

Breakfast at hotel and check out. You will have a morning tour of Gosu Cave and Chungju Lake Cruise (1 hour). Then, you will transfer to Sokcho. On your way, you will visit Gyeongpodae in Gangneung city to see the Cherry Blossom Trees Festival. Then, when you will arrive in Sokcho, check into your hotel.
*Gosu Cave tour may be difficult for senior people.
*Gyeongpodae Cherry Blossom Festival: around 1st - 2nd week of April.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Sokcho for 1 night

10

DAY 10 SOKCHO - MT. SEORAK - PYEONGCHANG – SEOUL

Breakfast at hotel and check out. You will have a morning tour of Mt. Seorak National Park including riding a cable car to “Kweongeumseong Fortress” and tour of “Shinheungsa Temple”. Then, visit “Daepo Harbor”, a wet and dried fish market. Next, you will transfer to “Jeonggangwon (Traditional Korea Food Culture Experience Center)” and have a tour of Jeongangwon and enjoy a bibimbap for dinner. After dinner, you will be back to Seoul and check into your hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Seoul for 2 nights

11

DAY 11 SEOUL - FREE DAY

Breakfast at hotel. Free day at leisure and own activities.
*No tour guide & Vehicle arranged.

Meals : Breakfast

12

DAY 12 SEOUL - INCHEON AIRPORT – DEPARTURE

Breakfast at hotel and free time until check out. A driver will meet you at the hotel lobby 4 hours before departure flight to transfer to Incheon Airport and fly back home.
*No tour guide arranged.

Meals : Breakfast

HOTEL OPTIONS OR SIMILAR

SEOUL (4*)
Glad Mapo
Seoul Garden hotel
Orakai Daehakro or similar

JEJU (4*)
Asta Jeju
Ocean Suites Jeju
The One Jeju
Regent Marine the blue

BUSAN (4*)
Asti hotel
Crown Harbor
Commodore Busan
Ramada Encore Haeundae

GYEONGJU (4*)
Commodore Gyeongju
Kolon Hotel
K Hotel Gyeongju

ANDONG (3*)
Grand Hotel
CM Park
Richelle Hotel

DANYANG
Daemyeong Resort 3*
Cheongpung resort 4*

SOKCHO (4*)
Sea Cruise Sokcho
The Class 300

Rates in CA$, per person, starting from, in double occupancy  Land Package
Departures 2023 Double Occupancy Single Occupancy Supplement
Available from March 18th 2023 to April 15th 2023 – to see the cherry blossoms
Daily departures *  7499 +900

This tour is available with a minimum of 2 people traveling.

*Seoul day tour (day 2) doesn’t run on Mondays.

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment The prices indicated exclude the contribution to the Customer Compensation Fund of $3.50 per $1,000 of tourism product or service purchased from a travel agent in Quebec.

Cherry Blossom Festival – Detailed itinerary
Cherry Blossom Festival – Detailed itinerary