HIGHLIGHTS OF SEOUL with UNESCO WORLD HERITAGES tour gives you the chance of visiting 3 different UNESCO WORLD HERITAGES in SEOUL.

Please understand that we will join guided tours at JONGMYO, CHANGDEOKGUNG PALACE (for SECRET GARDEN) because our own individual tour is not allowed.

JONGMYO is the royal shrine hosts the name tablets of kings and queens of JOSEON DYNASTY. The wide building with 20 number of gates has an atmosphere of solemnity and sacredness. 

CHANGDEOKGUNG was the most favored palace of many kings of JOSEON. The buildings of CHANG-DEOK-GUNG blend with the natural topography. CHANGDEOKGUNG was the site of the royal court and the seat of government until 1868, when the neighboring GYEONGBOKGUNG was rebuilt. The garden called HUWON, or SECRET GARDEN incorporates a lotus pond, pavilions, and landscaped lawns, trees, and flowers.

SEONJEONGNEUNG has 3 of 42 royal tombs scattered around SEOUL. Out of 44, 42 royal tombs in SOUTH KOREA were added a unit of UNESCO WORLD HERITAGES. In the middle of GANGNAM, this heritage is surrounded by business buildings.  The owners of three tombs are KING SEONGJONG (regime 1469–1494), his second wife, Queen JEONGHYEON and KING JUNGJONG (the son of KING SEONG-JONG), the 11th king of JOSEON (regime 1506–1544)

Queen JEONGHYEON had a deep interest in Buddhism and founded the nearby temple BONGEUNSA. Therefore, we will visit this temple too.

US$ Items Number of people
1-7 by
8-seater van
8-14 by
15-seater bus
15-44 by
45-seater bus
Per group Cars by Korean speaking driver $240 $280 $480
Guide $240
Per person Admission fee – adult $10
Admission fee – child under 13Y  $5
Basic Meals (option)  $10
Weekend Meals (option)  $20
Special Meals (option)  $40
▪ If 2 people choose guide + admission fee + Special Meal in addition to 8-seater van, the price will be [$240 for guide + $240 for vehicle + ($10 for admission + $40 for meal) X 2 people] = $580
▪ If 12 people choose guide, admission fee, Basic Meal in addition to 15-seater bus, the price will be [$240 for guide + $280 for vehicle + [($10 for meal + $10 for admission) X 12 people] = $760 ▪ You can hire the driver with the car only. Then, you cannot include the entrance fee, or meal.
1

09:00 Meet your guide, or driver at hotel

This will be adjusted considering your own schedule. This tour can be started at INCHEON AIRPORT at extra price.
2

09:00-09:30 Transfer to JONGMYO

Our guide will deliver the overview of JOSEON DYNASTY on the way to JONGMYO
3

10:00-11:00 JONGMYO

Walk around each corner of JONGMYO ROYAL SHRINE
4

11:30-13:00 CHANGDEOKGUNG incl. SECRET GARDEN

After looking main buildings at front side, we will visit the rear garden called SECRET GARDEN
5

13:30-14:30 Lunch

We will arrange the restaurant by your preference, budget.
6

15:00-15:30 SEONJEONGNEUNG

Transfer to GANGNAM. This looks like an island in the middle of busy business town.
7

16:00-16:30 BONGEUNSA TEMPLE

This is neat Buddhist temple because many believers are from GANGNAM residents.
8

17:00 Transfer back to hotel

Go back to hotel and finish the tour

▪ To book this tour, please click ‘Cash on delivery’ option and advise us if you want to include the meal, entrance fee.
▪ Then, we will advise you the exact amount and the payment method after checking the availability.
▪ This tour can be started at INCHEON AIRPORT at extra price.
▪ Please understand that you need to walk long distance at CHANGDEOKGUNG PALACE. (e.g., 40 minutes – 1 hour)
▪ You can hire guide only. But, you need to pay the extra of USD20 for the guide public transportation fare.

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