Example Itinerary

Korean Winter Sports Vacation

Duration
7 days / 6 nights
Price Per Person
Interests
Skiing
Destinations
South Korea

Bring the family to Korea for a winter getaway. Korea has a number of the region's best winter destinations, providing enticing cold-weather activities for the traveling family. At the heart of this package is Yongpyong Ski Resort, the nation’s largest ski and snowboard park and home to the 2018 Winter Olympics. In addition, this getaway features several uniquely Korean destinations, including two theme parks, ice-skating in front of City Hall, and a day spent in Spavis, an outdoor hot spring ideal for winter relaxation.

This itinerary is an example. It’s designed to inspire you and provide you with thoughtfully curated ideas. You can choose to do this exact itinerary or completely personalize it. All trips are 100% bespoke.

Highlights

  • Olympic-level Slopes: Korea’s largest ski and snowboard park, and the home of the 2018 Winter Olympics, Youngpyong is the ideal destination for a week-long ski trip, complete with hot springs bathing and fine Korean cuisine après-ski. With a total of 28 slopes, the facilities also include a sledding hill, indoor pool, and norebang for or Korean-style karaoke.
  • Asan Spavis: An outdoor spa designed to endure winter weather, Asan Spavis combines cold weather and hot springs that are ideal after three days of skiing.
  • Theme Parks: Younger travelers will love Lotte World (the world's largest indoor theme park) and Everland, which has a number of snow-themed rides as well as sledding activities.

Day-by-Day

Day 1

Seoul

Begin your family winter getaway in the world’s largest indoor theme park: Lotte World. Featuring an abundance of rides, a slew of colorful characters, and a massive ice skating rink, Lotte World is a fantastic (and warm) destination. If you wish, continue ice skating into the night outside Seoul’s massive City Hall. Rest up at your luxury hotel this evening-- we recommend either the Ritz-Carlton or the Conrad.

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Why We Love This Hotel

History: For the first time, the Four Seasons brings its decades of quality hospitality to Seoul.

Location: The hotel enjoys an ideal position in Gwanghwamun district, in the very heart of the city.

Service: Guests will be delighted by the intuitive and comprehensive service, synonymous with the name that’s trusted around the world.

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Four Seasons Hotel Seoul Preferred Hotel
Why We Love This Hotel

Access to Seoul’s Top Attractions: Signiel Seoul is located within easy access of Seoul’s most striking examples of modern architecture, as well as its notable historic sites like ancient Buddhist temples. The LOTTE World Tower and Mall itself, which ranks among the top 10 tallest buildings worldwide and houses Signiel Seoul, is worth exploring in its own right. The Olympic Park facility and well-manicured Songpa Naru Park are also nearby tourist attractions recommended by the hotel.

Expertise and Attention to Detail: As a landmark hotel representing Korea for the LOTTE Hotels & Resorts brand, Signiel Seoul offers the ultimate in high-end hospitality for luxury travelers. The hotel’s operations are backed by the LOTTE brand’s more than half a century of experience in the industry.

Unforgettable Fine Dining: Between STAY – the brainchild of multi-Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alleno – and other offerings like the Michelin-starred Korean restaurant BICENA, some of Seoul’s top food and beverage options are housed within the LOTTE World Tower.

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Day 2

Yongpyong

Drive to Yongpyong Ski Resort, Korea’s largest ski and snowboard park and the home of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Carve the slopes by day and enjoy your luxurious suite with your family by night.

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About

The Yongpyong Resort is situated on Asia’s eastern ridge, two hours from South Korea’s capital city, Seoul, at a comfortable altitude. With an annual snowfall of 100 inches, the region boasts a beautiful blanket of powdery snow, ideal for a wide range of winter sports, including a fantastic ski season from mid-November to early April.

This accommodation has been personally vetted by the Remote Lands team and is the best available in the area. More information on this property is available on the “Hotels” tab at the top of the page.

Yongpyong
Yongpyong

Day 3

Yongpyong

Enjoy your second day at Yongpyong Ski Resort. In addition to their twenty-eight slopes, the facilities also include a sledding hill, indoor pool, full spa and health club, restaurants and norebang, or Korean-style karaoke, ensuring you never run out of fun activities.

Day 4

Yongpyong

Enjoy your final day at the Yongpyong Ski Resort, getting in a few more runs and taking in the stellar vistas of the Gangwondo province.

Yongpyong
Yongpyong

Day 5

Asan

Embark on a trip to Asan Spavis, an outdoor spa designed to endure winter weather. Despite the cold winds and snow, the hot springs here are rejuvenating and comfortable after three days of skiing. Spend the night at a local hotel in Asan.

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Famous for hot springs, spas, and botanical gardens, Asan is an ideal city for luxurious relaxation. From the Cheil Hotel and Spa, a visitor’s stay can be even more comfortable.

This accommodation has been personally vetted by the Remote Lands team and is the best available in the area. More information on this property is available on the “Hotels” tab at the top of the page.

Day 6

Seoul

Drive to Everland Theme Park for your final full day. While some rides will be closed due to weather, several wildly popular attractions, including the Snow Buster and Everland’s legendary sledding hills, are open for business. Everland also features a Mini-Zoo. Return to Seoul for dinner and overnight.

Hotel Options
Why We Love This Hotel

History: For the first time, the Four Seasons brings its decades of quality hospitality to Seoul.

Location: The hotel enjoys an ideal position in Gwanghwamun district, in the very heart of the city.

Service: Guests will be delighted by the intuitive and comprehensive service, synonymous with the name that’s trusted around the world.

See Hotel
Four Seasons Hotel Seoul Preferred Hotel
Why We Love This Hotel

Access to Seoul’s Top Attractions: Signiel Seoul is located within easy access of Seoul’s most striking examples of modern architecture, as well as its notable historic sites like ancient Buddhist temples. The LOTTE World Tower and Mall itself, which ranks among the top 10 tallest buildings worldwide and houses Signiel Seoul, is worth exploring in its own right. The Olympic Park facility and well-manicured Songpa Naru Park are also nearby tourist attractions recommended by the hotel.

Expertise and Attention to Detail: As a landmark hotel representing Korea for the LOTTE Hotels & Resorts brand, Signiel Seoul offers the ultimate in high-end hospitality for luxury travelers. The hotel’s operations are backed by the LOTTE brand’s more than half a century of experience in the industry.

Unforgettable Fine Dining: Between STAY – the brainchild of multi-Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alleno – and other offerings like the Michelin-starred Korean restaurant BICENA, some of Seoul’s top food and beverage options are housed within the LOTTE World Tower.

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Signiel Seoul Preferred Hotel
Seoul
Seoul

Day 7

Departure

Today, you’ll check in for your international departure flight either home or to your next destination.

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