From your hotel, you will start your travel in a comfortable vehicle. You’ll arrive at the Jogyesa temple, a quiet and calm place, located in Jongno. The irony is that the temple located in a very crowded street, but inside the temple is serene and beautiful.
Next, you will have the chance to visit the presidential blue house is known by the symbolic blue tiles. The building shows the true beauty of Korea with Mt Bukak peeking behind it.
Then, you will move onto the next place called Gwanghwamun to watch the royal guard changing ceremony. It is a ceremony to announce changing of the royal guards, as well as to clarify the guards' identities.
Then, you will head toward Gyeongbokgung called “the northern palace.” It was a main palace and the most beautiful palace during the Joseon dynasty. After seeing the Gyeongbokgung Palace, you will visit the Korean Ginseng Center to look around before having a lunch of local food and move on to the Changdeokgung Palace.
The Changdeokgung Palace is listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage since 1997 for its beautiful appearance. It is a residence for the kings and queens with rear garden pavilion.
After seeing how the royals lived, you will move onward to Insadong to see and experience the traditional culture of Korea like a Korean tea house and maybe try buying something in this famous antique alley. Then, you can visit the Korean Amethyst shop or the Korean Cosmetic duty-free shop for some free time shopping.
For the last part of the tour, you will move to Namdaemun (also known as Soongryemun) which was built in 1396 by King Taejo’s reign. Now, Namdaemun is listed as Korea's most important National Treasure. You will also visit Namdaemun Market near Namdaemun and look around this famous traditional market.
After your long day, the tour will conclude at your hotel where you were picked up in the morning.
Please note:On Mondays, Changdeokgung Palace is closed, and you will go to Namsan Korean traditional Hanok Village instead.
On Tuesdays, the Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Folklore museum are closed, and you will go to Deoksugung Palace and The Presidential Blue House Museum instead.
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.