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Explore Traditional Seoul - City Tour

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Trip at a Glance

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  • Locations

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    $380 USD per trip
  • Duration

    8 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    As arranged

  • Starting Location

    Your hotel, or Incheon Airport (But, if you want to start or finish at Incheon Airport, additional 100$ will be charged for one way transfer.)

  • Price Includes

    1) 11 seater luxurious van equipped free-wifi or RV. 2) English speaking guide. 3) Gas and toll fee. 4) Portable Free WiFi device

  • Notes

    This tour is for up to 8 guests. Recommended extra local cash needed: Suggest authentic local lunch. Palace KRW3,000. Airport pick up charge. The Palace of Changdeokgung is not available every Monday, and the Palace of Gyeongbokgung is not available every Tuesday.


  • See the traditional way of life in Seoul
  • Learn about how things have shifted over time, and visit places to place this knowledge into context
  • See Bukchon Hanok Village and its traditional architecture




Trip Info

Did you know the information on the internet cannot represent the reality of Seoul? For example, you may see many tours including Namdaemun Market, but Namdaemun Market has lost its original atmosphere and changed into a modern market. So, we gladly introduce our tour that is characterized by 1) traditional Korea, 2)the real life of Korean people. This city tour will show you the real face of Seoul.

We are a group of tour guides having official licenses, and all of our members have been working as professionals in the travel industry.
Don’t rely on your guidebook – ask a local for the best advice!

This is a flexible tour and can be tailored to suit your needs.

Itinerary (sample):


09:00 Pick you up at your hotel
09:30 ~ 11:00 Changdeokgung Palace, or Gyeongbokgung Palace (can be selected by you. But, Changdeokgung is not available every Monday, Gyeongbokgung is not available every Tuesday. )
11:00 ~ 12:00 Stroll along the alley of Bukchon Hanok Village and experience the style of Korean house and life of Korean people
12:30 ~ 13:30 Lunch
13:30 ~ 15:00 Insa-dong, it is famous for traditional Korean souvenir and craft shops
15:30 ~ 16:30 Gwangjang Market, which is one of few places where keep traditional Korean atmosphere
17:00 Return to your hotel

Your adventure awaits!


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