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South Korean Summer Adventure

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, breakfasts and some casual lunches while touring. Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately. Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling. Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.

FROM $12,600 PER PERSON
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DURATION

8 days | 7 nights

TYPE

All Terrain

COUNTRY

South Korea

INTERESTS

Sports

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Windsurf in Seoul’s iconic Han River 
  • Explore the scenic Gangwondo province with camping, biking, and canoeing
  • Sky dive in the coastal city of Ansan
  • Witness the natural splendor of Jeju Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Hike Jeju’s Mount Halla, one of the nation’s three mightiest mountains

DETAILED DECRIPTION

Embark on a thrilling summertime excursion in Korea. From late spring to early autumn, Korea offers a plethora of outdoor activities and adventures, ranging from skydiving in Ansan to windsurfing Seoul’s Han River to hiking on Jeju Island. Your journey will cover a significant amount of this diverse land, and along the way, decompress between adventures at Korean-style saunas, called jjimjilbangs. In addition, venture off the tourist path to take part in several unique, exclusive Remote Lands activities, thereby ensuring an unforgettable excursion into the soul of this beautiful land.

DAY-TO-DAY

DAY 1: Seoul

Begin your adventure in Seoul, windsurfing the Han River, the mighty waterway that splits the mega-city in two. Wake boarding and water skiing options are also available, although for Seoul residents, windsurfing is the sport of choice along the Han. Spend the night relaxing at a jjimjilbang, the Korean-style spa. Rest this evening at your luxury hotel-- we recommend either the Ritz-Carlton or the Conrad.

DAY 2: Odaesan National Park

Enter Gangwondo’s Odaesan National Park. During the latter part of the day, trek to Birobong Peak, stopping at your discretion to the various Buddhist shrines along the way. Spend the night in the park, camping out Korean-style.

DAY 3: Chuncheon

This morning, traverse the waters of the scenic Gangwondo province via canoeing, rafting, or kayaking. This afternoon, en route to the Gangwondo capital city of Chuncheon, cycle the hilly terrain with its stunning vistas. After your arrival in Chuncheon, take part in an authentic local meal of dalkkalbi, a savory chicken dish served family style. Spend the night in a pension, a popular destination for travelers in Korea.

DAY 4: Ansan to Seoul

Today, muster your courage and prepare youself for the thrill of a lifetime. You're going to sky dive in Ansan. Located on the western coast of the Korean peninsula, Ansan is the nation’s sole destination for this exhilarating activity. Attain a rare bird’s-eye view of this mountainous country from over two miles in the air. Spend the night back in Seoul.

DAY 5: Jeju Island

Wake early this morning and catch a flight south to Jeju. Unwind on the gorgeous Jeju Island, one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. Explore the beaches, decompress at your hotel’s spa, and prepare for your dive tomorrow morning.

DAY 6: Jeju

Explore Jeju’s underwater world in a diving excursion. Jeju is a famous diving destination, with its tradition of haenyeo, or Jeju diving women, who are able to stay submerged for over two minutes without equipment. Of course, you will be given equipment for your dives. Later, charter a boat or just relax on the beach at your leisure.

DAY 7: Jeju

On your final day, hike Hallasan, Jeju’s central mountain and a Korean favorite. Structurally a shield volcano, this natural gem is home to the oldest Buddhist temple of the island. Close the day at Seongsan Ilchulbong, also known as “Sunrise Peak,” a volcanic crater ideal for viewing the sunrises (or sunsets) of this island escape.

DAY 8: Seoul and Onward

Depart for Seoul and connect to your long-haul flight home or to your next destination.

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