Today, Jeju Island, known as Jeju-do in Korean, is the Hawaii of South Korea. A large, volcanic island, Jeju features a fascinating landscape with a unique vibe distinct from the rest of South Korea. On Jeju, visitors can explore geological and cultural history, experience nature in its myriad forms, and simply relax and savor the beauty of the island.
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With your private tour guide, wander the Jeju Chusa Exhibition Hall. Opened in 2010, the hall is a memorial to Kim Jeong-hui, the great Joseon era (19th-century) calligrapher and Renaissance man who spent eight years in exile on Jeju.
Explore the Manjanggul lava tubes, cited as the finest such volcanic cave system in the world, and designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
A sprawling, inactive volcano which forms the bulk of Jeju Island, Mount Halla is the highest mountain in South Korea. Ascend part or all of the 6,400 foot peak of Mount Halla and hike the various trails (ranging from 0.5 to 5 miles in length).
Embark on a dawn ascent of Seongsan Ilchulbong, or “Sunrise Peak,” the dramatic inactive volcanic crater rising out of the ocean off Seongsan. This amazing tuff cone was formed 5000 years ago by hydrovolcanic eruptions upon a shallow seabed. Sunrise Peak is part of Jeju’s triumvirate UNESCO sites of Mount Halla, the lava tubes and Ilchulbong tuff cone itself.
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