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Full-Day Essential Seoul Tour

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Tour the buzzing metropolis of Seoul, South Korea's capital, without any hiccups. On this full-day sightseeing tour with entrance fees included, cross the city in air-conditioned comfort with your guide. Take in top attractions including Gyeongbok Palace, Gwanghwamun Gate, and Jogye Temple, and step back in time at the historic Bukchon Hanok Village. There is also an option to add a second day to tour the DMZ.
  • Beat the crowds and travel through Seoul in your air-conditioned vehicle
  • Visit Gyeongbok Palace and Jogye Temple with entrance fees included
  • Panoramic city views from the top of Mt. Bugak
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from your accommodation in Seoul
What to Expect
Your tour starts with morning pickup by air-conditioned vehicle at your Seoul hotel. First, visit top attractions including Gyeongbok Palace and Jogye Temple—with entrance fees included—and admire local landmarks such as the presidential Blue House and Gwanghwamun Gate. Your guide offers insight into centuries of Korean history. Next, delve into the creative Insadong neighborhood and browse the antique stores and galleries for which the district is famous. Visit a hanbok store to see traditional Korean clothing and try something on to wear to your visit to Bukchon Hanok Village—home to well-preserved traditional Korean buildings. Back in your clothing, admire sweeping views over Seoul from the Bugak Skyway atop Mt. Bugak—one of the city’s highest points. Finish your tour with a visit to the popular shopping district of Myeongdong Your tour ends with drop-off at your Seoul hotel. For a deeper look at Korean culture and modern history, opt to add a second day for a tour of the DMZ, which includes crossing the Unification Bridge and a look at the 3rd infiltration tunnel where Northern Korean forces tunneled to the South.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
* Hotel Pick-up service is provided only within Seoul area.

(If your hotel is located in Incheon, please contact us. we kindly advise to come to Central Seoul)
* If our customers are staying at airbnb or guesthouse, they may be picked up from the nearest subway staton.
* pickup commences up to 1hour before the tour starting time. and exact pickup time will be emailed by 7:00 p.m. a day before tour date.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions by air-conditioned minivan or van
  • Entry/Admission - Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Infant meals
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Insadong
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • On Tuesdays, Gyeongbok Palace is closed and will be replaced to Deoksu Palace.
  • On Sundays, Bukchon Hanok Village is replaced to Namsan Hanok Village.
  • This tour requires a lot of walking. and some places have uneven surfaces for wheelchair users.
  • The tour schedule can be adjusted depending on the circumstance of tour site, weather, and traffic
  • The sequence of attractions in the itinerary can be changed without prior notice
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • DMZ admission fee is included only for the Tour Option 2
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Wanted to highly recommend Cindy as an energetic, incredibly informative tour guide. She was thoughtful about every guest, funny, and very knowledgeable about every landmark that we visited.
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I enjoyed this tour. We traveled in a comfortable SUV. The tour guide was excellent. I was pleasantly surprised that we went to a store and got into Korean clothing. We spent the morning in our clothing as we toured the area. The afternoon was exploring the old community of
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A great tour of the city taking in many aspects from old to modern.Learned a lot about Seoul on this tour. In particular enjoyed the temple we visited with incredible flower arrangements. Cindy our tour guide was very knowledgeable and spoke good English.
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I highly recommend this tour if you want a quick, no fuss trip around Seoul. Suni, our local tour guide, was knowledgeable of the cultural spots, spoke English well and was patient with us tourists (who sometimes got caught off-guard with taking photos of the scenery instead of
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The full day essential Seoul tour is jam packed with amazing things to do, from dressing in traditional Korean clothing (Hambok) to looking over the city from high above, this tour has something for everyone and will excees your expectations. Well worth your money to anyone
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Response from Traesco T, Operator at Full-Day Essential Seoul Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Customer! We are also happy to hear that you had a fun with our tour. an also pleased that you had a fun with trying on Hanbok. That is one of highlights in this Full-Day Essential Seoul Tour. Hope you had so much valuable memories during your visit in Seoul. and if you need any further help, always feel free to contact us. Thanks so much!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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