Seoul City Afternoon Tour: Changdeokgung Palace, Hanok Village, Namdaemun Market, Insadong and More!

$ 46.58 / AED 170.93 per person

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy a comfortably-timed afternoon tour of Seoul
  • Visit royal city landmarks, attractions and traditional markets with plenty of photo ops
  • Travel on one of Korea’s most scenic driving routes - Bugak Skyway
  • Explore Korea’s most preserved palace - Changdeokgung Palace
  • Discover the traditional Korean wooden houses of Namsangol Hanok Village
  • Shop for antiques, fashion merchandise and more at Namdaemun Market and Insadong
  • Find a part of history in the middle of the city at Sungnyemun Gate
  • Enjoy hotel transfers, guided services and transport throughout this tour
  • No need to print- Smartphone voucher accepted!

Activity Schedule

1pm to 5pm

Overview

This Seoul tour is perfect for those who’d like to start their day comfortably in the afternoon, visiting the prime city landmarks and palaces with shopping opportunities and more! Drive along Korea’s most scenic routes - Bugak Skyway, Palgakjeong and visit one of the ‘Five Grand Palaces’ built by the Joseon Dynasty - Changdeokgung Palace. Walk around Insadong and Namdaemun Market and shop for traditional artifacts, souvenirs, clothing and more. Witness Sungnyemun Gate and the traditional Korean houses of Namsangol Hanok Village.

Your Seoul tour begins with a hassle-free pick up from your hotel. Enjoy comfortable transfers to several royal, historical and cultural landmarks and places in the booming capital city of Seoul along with an expert guide, who makes this tour an even more informative and fun experience.

Begin by heading to the Octagonal Pavilion of the 19-km long Bugak Skyway, Palgakjeong, a road that offers lovely views of Bukhansan Mountain's Bibong Peak and Munsubong Peak on one side and Namsan Mountain on the other ! Next, visit UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage site - Changdeokgung Palace, claimed to be Korea’s most successfully preserved palace.

Continue your tour with a visit to the bustling streets of Insa-dong, filled with art galleries, traditional craft stores, antique art dealers, traditional tea houses and restaurants. Located in the heart of Seoul, these alleys represent the traditional culture of Korea. Further, reach the foothills of Namsan Mountain, where the charming Namsangol Hanok Village is located. Witness the beauty of traditional Korean wooden houses, called ‘hanoks’ that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. (On Mondays, this tour takes you to the Bukchon Hanok Village for a close to similar experience.)

Your next stop is Sungnyemun Gate, unofficially known as Namdaemun gate, one of the Eight Gates in the Fortress Wall of Seoulwhich surrounded the city in the Joseon dynasty. Finally, chill out and go around the nearby Namdaemun Market, one of the most important open-air traditional markets for household, food, fashion and other merchandise, located in the heart of the city.

This tour comes to end with a convenient transfer back to your Seoul hotel.

INCLUSIONS

Hotel transfers (Central Seoul Area only) Tour guide Transportation Admission fee

Exclusions

Lunch Beverage Personal expenses

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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