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12 Days
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Tour 1: 30 Oct - 10 Nov 2024
Tour 2: 20 Apr - 01 May 2025
Los Angeles Airport. If you prefer to depart from a different airport, please contact us for details and airfares
Taipei

Capital Seoul is the principal tourist destination for visitors; popular tourist destinations outside of Seoul include the major coastal city of Busan, the Seorak-san national park, the historic city of Gyeongju and subtropical Jeju Island.
Modern Taiwanese culture blends Chinese, Austronesia, Japanese and Western influences. The capital of Taiwan, Taipei is a metropolitan city known for its skyscrapers, shopping streets, night markets and contemporary buildings.

BEST OF SOUTH KOREA &
LUXURY HIGHLIGHTS TAIWAN

Tour 1: 30 Oct – 10 Nov 2024         Tour 2: 20 Apr – 01 May 2025

From:  $4,595   + Tax

Inclusive of roundtrip airfares from LAX 

Beautiful romantic walkway among tree tunnel in the autumn season, South Korea or Republic of Korea

Itinerary*

Day 01: Los Angeles

Depart from Los Angeles airport with Asiana Airlines on the Airbus380, the largest aircraft in the world.

Day 02: The Pacific

Across The Pacific.

Day 03: Taipei - Sun Moon Lake

Arrive the capital Taipei. Begin our journey by heading towards Taichung to visit the famous Sun Moon Lake – the lake and its surrounding countryside have been designated one of thirteen National scenic areas in Taiwan. Wen Wu Temple was built after rising water levels from building a dam forced several smaller temples to be removed. We shall enjoy a boat ride on the lake. (D)

Day 04: Taipei - Liberty Square - Taipei 101 - National Palace Museum - Shilin Night

Return Taipei. Begin city tour with a visit Liberty Square is located in the heart of Taipei City and it is the attraction most visited by foreign tourists. Stop for photo-stop of Taipei 101, second tallest building in the world. Visit the National Palace Museum – originally established as the Palace Museum in Beijing’s Forbidden City on 10 October 1925, shortly after the expulsion last emperor of Qing Dynasty. The articles in the museum consisted of the valuables of the former Imperial family. Enjoy your good time at night market, Shilin Night market. (B/L)

Day 05: Yehliu - Jiufen Town - Shifen Waterfall - Din Tai Fung Restaurant

Once you have finished your breakfast. Starting to visit Yehliu, a cape in Wanli, famous for its hoodoo stones, thin spires of rock formed by sedimentary stone. Many rock formations have creative names, including the most well-known “The Queen’s Head.”
Continue to visit Jiufen Town, is a small village on the mountains. It has been made famous largely due to its similarity to the village in Spirited Away, arguably Hayao Miyazaki’s most popular movie. Shifen Waterfall, is the most renowned cascading waterfall in Taiwan. Although not nearly the tallest the island has to offer, it’s is certainly the widest at an impressive 40 meters. Because of its horseshoe shape and powerful flow, it is nicknamed the Little Niagara of Taiwan. A photo-stop of Taipei 101, second tallest building in the world. Enjoy the taste of the farewell dinner at Din Tai Fung Restaurant. (B/L/D)

Day 06: Seoul - Busan

In the morning fly to Seoul, capital of the South Korea. Take a High Speed train (look like Bullet Train in Japan) to Busan. A maritime city with blue seas, Busan has more than 100 lighthouses. Lighthouses with unique shapes and fascinating stories are among the most popular tourist attractions. Aside from guiding ships safely into ports, these lighthouses also provide interesting sights for tourists, enhancing the attraction of tourist destinations. Enjoy the beautiful coastal scenery of the beautiful East Busan. (B/D)

Day 07: Yongdusan Mountain - Jagalchi Seafood Market - Oryukdo Skywalk - Haedong Yonggungsa

Your journey start with a visit Yongdusan mountain is one of Busan’s three famous mountains. It was originally called Songhyeonsan mountain, which means a mountain with a view of the sea through the dense pine tree forest. Stop by to visit Jagalchi seafood market is the largest seafood market in Korea. The Busan Sea, encountered between sandy beaches and coastal roads, offers a special view of the ocean. Walk along the three major skywalks of Busan to enjoy the sky and ocean from high above.. Enjoy your time at Oryukdo Skywalk, opened in 2012. The Oryukdo Skywalk is located at the cliff at the end of the 35 m coast. The transparent glass floor is made of bulletproof glass to withstand heavy load. The emerald sea of Oryukdo Island, where the east sea meets the south sea, offers a magnificent view. Afternoon visit Haedong Yonggungsa Temple, nestled on a beautiful stretch of cliffy coastline in northeastern Busan, Haedong Yonggungsa dates back to as early as 1376 when it was founded by Naong Hyegeun (1320–1376), a royal consultant during the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392) and a great Master who helped lay the foundation for Buddhism in the Joseon era. (B/L/D)

Day 08: Gyeongju - Donggung Palace - Wolji Pond

After concluding your gourmet breakfast, depart to visit Gyeongju is known as “the museum without walls” because of the vast number of cultural properties and archaeological sites of the city. The city’s name “Gyeongju” was established in around 935AD by King Taejo, meaning “Congratulatory district”. Established in the 8th century on the slopes of Mount Toham, the Seokguram Grotto contains a monumental statue of the Buddha looking at the sea in the bhumisparsha mudra position. With the surrounding portrayals of gods, Bodhisattvas and disciples, all realistically and delicately sculpted in high and low relief, it is considered a masterpiece of Buddhist art in the Far East. The Temple of Bulguksa (built in 774) and the Seokguram Grotto form a religious architectural complex of exceptional significance. Continue to visit Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond, formerly known as Anapji, is an artificial pond in Gyeongju National Park, South Korea. It was part of the palace complex of ancient Silla (57 BCE – 935 CE).
It was constructed by order of King Munmu in 674 CE. Return to Busan. (B/L/D)

Day 09: Jeju - Woljeongri Coffee street - Manjanggul Lava Tube - Yongyeon Pond

Morning flight to Jeju. Enjoy your great time at Woljeongri Coffee street. Imagine taking a sip of coffee or tea while enjoying an amazing ocean view right in front of you. Visit the the Manjanggul Lava Tube, the Unesco World Natural Heritage, with the total of length about 7.4km. It is a lava tube that is partially multilayered. The main tunnel’s width is 18m and its height is 23m. It is one of the largest lava tubes in the world. There are many lava tubes in the world, but Manjanggul Lava Tube has a significant meaning in that it was formed thousands of years ago, and it is very well preserved. There are various cave formations in Lava Tunnel in Manjanggul Lava Tube, such as stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, lava tubes, lava shelves, and lava rafts. Enjoy the view of the Scenic Yongyeon Pond with Yongyeon Pavilion illuminated at night. (B/D)

Day 10: Eco Land Theme Park - ‘sunrise Peak’ - Jusangjeolli Cliff - Seongeup Folk Village

Once you have finished your breakfast. Enjoy nature-themed fun and attractions at Eco Land Theme Park. Continue to visit Seongsan Ilchulbong, also called ‘Sunrise Peak’, is an archetypal tuff cone formed by hydro volcanic eruptions upon a shallow seabed about 5 thousand years ago. Surprise with the Daepo Jusangjeolli Cliff is a volcanic rock formation at the southern coast of Jeju Island, South Korea. It is similar to the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. Jusangjeolli Cliff was formed when the lava from Hallasan Mountain erupted into the sea of Jungmun. Afternoon come to visit Seongeup Folk Village. It is an old village that show us the homes for the people of Jeju in the past few hundred years. (B/L/D)

Day 11: Jeju Haenyeo Museum - Gwangjang Market

Morning depart to visit Jeju Haenyeo Museum. This museum pays homage to the women divers of Jeju. Continue to visit Yongduam Rock, popular oceanfront volcanic rock formation in the shape of a dragon’s head. Take the flight to Seoul. Enjoy your afternoon time at Gwangjang Market, is one of the oldest and largest traditional markets in South Korea, with more than 5000 shops, is one of the best places to go for authentic Korean street food in Seoul. (B/D)

Day 12: Gyeongbokgung Palace - Blue House - Bukchon Hanok Village - Myeongdong Shopping Street - Los Angeles

Kickstart your day with a lovely breakfast. Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace, is a royal palace, first constructed in 1394. It was the main and largest palace of the Five Grand palaces built by the Joseon Dynasty. Visit Blue House, is the executive office and official residence of the President of the Republic Of Korea. The Blue House is in fact a complex of buildings, built largely in the traditional Korean architectural style with some modern elements. After lunch, take a walking tour around the area of Bukchon Hanok Village, the only place in Seoul where hundreds of traditional Korean houses, or hanoks, are clustered together. It is an important area for culture and the arts, with its number of museums, craft workshops and historic landmarks. Proceed to Myeongdong shopping street, the fashion trends start here in Korea, before transfer to the airport for flying to Los Angeles. (B/L)

* The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather and/or whether attractions are open or still closed.

* Tour prices can only be guaranteed after travelers deposit.

Notes

Departure & Return

  • Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
  • If you prefer to depart from a different airport, please contact us for details and airfares

Tour Includes

  •  Roundtrip international from LAX airport to Taipei – Seoul – LAX.
  • Domestic tickets Busan – Jeju – Seoul, in economy class.
  • Hotel 4 – 5 stars at CENTER locations with dual occupancy rooms. Single room add extra charge of +$1090.
  • Deluxe coach with limited capacity.
  • Meals for each day are based on the tour schedule.

Terms & Agreements

  • The itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions or the destinations’ hours of operation
  • Tour prices can only be guaranteed after travelers deposit.
  • A deposit of $300 per person and the flight ticket issuance fee must be paid upon reservation 
  • The balance amount must be paid at least 60 days prior to the departure date. Failure to do so will lead to the cancellation of your reservation and your deposit will not be refunded
  • If a reservation is made within 60 days prior to the departure date, a full payment is required
  • The tour fare does not include: Gratuity to driver & tour guide, porterage at hotels & personal expense, travel insurance
  • Travelers are required to have a passport valid for at least 6 months after the return date
  • Some countries require that your passport has two to four blank visa/stamp pages. Some airlines will not allow you to board if this requirement is not met
  • It is the responsibility of the travelers to submit valid and proper travel documentation. Non-U.S. citizens should check for visa requirements.
  • Travel insurance is recommended. Please request a copy of our Travel Insurance brochure for more information and rates
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