Overnight Gyeongju Tour with Hotel Transfers from Seoul

$ 693.45 / AED 2544.96 per person

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Spend 2 days at Gyeongju, the capital city of the ancient Silla dynasty, visiting prominent UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Witness exhibits on the rich heritage of the Silla kings and queens at the Gyeongju National Museum
  • Explore the charming Anapji Pond and Tumuli Park’s royal burial tombs
  • Visit Cheomseongdae, Asia’s oldest existing astronomical observatory
  • Discover one of the most famous Buddhist temples in Korea, the Bulguksa Temple and its Seokguram Grotto
  • Enjoy the convenience of hotel transfers and expert guided services
  • Be assured of your comfort with an overnight stay in a hotel including breakfast
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – no need to print!

Activity Schedule

9:00am

Overview

Enrich your knowledge on Korea’s culture and history with this 2 day tour of the coastal city of Gyeongju, the capital of the 1,000-year-long Silla dynasty. With a great wealth of historical buildings, temples and artifacts, several sections of Gyeongju have been recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Visit a number of such remarkable attractions to learn about one of the golden periods of Korean history.

Enjoy convenient hotel transfers from Seoul and expert guides services for an even more pleasant tour experience.

Gyeongju National Museum: Enjoy your first visit to the beautiful Gyeongju National Museum. Witness precious exhibits on Gyeongju district’s cultural history. Don’t forget to observe sculptures and art from the Korean Buddhist movement (popular during the Silla period) at the outdoor museum grounds.

Anapji Pond: Proceed to the Gyeongju National Park, where the most impressive Anapji Pond is situated. Extending over 1,500 square metres of area, this oval artificial lake is a prized Korean attraction that reveals the love of ancient Silla kings for everything exotic.  

Cheomseongdae Observatory: Head to the oldest existing astronomical observatory in Asia, used for observing the stars in order to forecast the weather. This stone structure is a beautiful combination of straight lines and curves, and has been designated as National Treasure No. 31.

Tumuli Park: End this day with a visit to Tumuli Park (Daereungwon Tomb Complex) that contains over two dozen tombs of kings and noblemen of the Silla Kingdom, the most famous being Cheonmachong and Hwangnamdaechong. Marvel at the 11,526 royal remains and crowns inside these tombs demonstrating the lavish lifestyle of the kings and queens.

Enjoy an overnight stay in a comfortable hotel with a delicious breakfast for a refreshing start to the next day.

Bulguksa Temple: Explore the Bulguksa Temple, one of the most famous Buddhist temples in Korea that has been designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO. Discover the stone pagodas and other important Silla relics with your guide.
Seokguram Grotto: Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Seokguram Grotto, located on Tohamsan Mountain, is the representative stone temple of Korea. Wander around this gorgeous artificial stone temple made of granite that houses a stunning Buddha sculpture.

INCLUSIONS

  • Gyeongju tour
  • Hotel transfers 
  • Accommodation on twin bed sharing basis with breakfast  
  • English-speaking guide  
  • Car, toll fee, parking fee  
  • Shopping centre visit

Exclusions

  • Guide tip
  • Personal expense

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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