Join Genevieve Jacobs to discover the hidden treasures of South Korea, from ancient temples and imperial palaces to tranquil gardens and bustling street markets.

At a Glance

  • Discover the culture and history of Seoul and Busan, South Korea’s largest cities
  • Explore Changdeokgung Palace, one of the five grand palaces built by the kings of the Joseon dynasty
  • Visit Gyeongju’s various UNESCO world-heritage sites
  • Wander through the Soswaewon Gardens, a typical Korean garden of the middle Joseon Dynasty

Explore the major cities of Seoul and Busan and delve into the nation’s cultural and imperial past with visits to Buddhist temples and ornate palaces, including Changdeokgung Palace, one of the five grand palaces and once home to the Joseon Dynasty.

Travel to Gyeongju, known as “the museum without walls”, and visit its impressive UNESCO world-heritage sites. Uncover the Seonamsa Temple nestled in the forests of the Jogyesan Mountain, and in Gwanju, stroll through the Soswaewon Gardens, harmonising nature with traditional Korean style.

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October 2024 (13 days)

Tour leader

Genevieve Jacobs

Tour Status

On request

More Details

Tour code: RT2404

Fitness level: Moderate
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