Day 1: Hometown – Beijing
Day 2: Beijing
Upon arrival, meet and transfer to your hotel Hotel: Capital Hotel or similar
Day 3: Beijing (B/L)
Today’s tour highlights include visits to the Forbidden City, Tian’anmen Square, Heart of People’s Republic of China, and a rickshaw ride to visit the quaint Hutong (ancient alleys) with old narrow paths and courtyard homes.
Day 4: Beijing (B/L/D)
Drive to the Great Wall at Badaling. Head off to the Summer Palace, a former retreat for the Imperial family. Tonight, celebrate the city’s culinary delights with an authentic Peking Duck Dinner.
Day 5: Beijing (B)
Whole day free at leisure.
Day 6: Beijing – Seoul (B)
Free at leisure until transfer to airport for your flight to Seoul. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel. Hotel: Hotel Manu or similar
Day 7: Seoul (B/L)
Today’s sightseeing highlights include visits to the Gyeongbokgung Royal Palace and the National Folk Museum; the Jogyesa Temple, and a drive by the Presidential Residence Cheong Wa Dae (the Blue House) and visit Korean Ginseng Center. After lunch, continue to visit Insadong Antique Street and Namdaemun Traditional Market.
Day 8: Seoul (B/L)
Get to grips with Korean Wave culture with a full day tour to Nami Island and Petite France from Seoul. Nami Island is one of the most famous islands in South Korea for being the filming location of the TV drama “Winter Sonata”. A half-moon island in the middle of the North Han River, it’s also filled with ever-changing seasonal beauty. The road lined with metasequoia trees and snowy landscapes make Nami Island the perfect place to stroll amongst nature. Continue on to Petite France in the heart of the South Korean countryside, where you might be mistaken for stepping into a French village. Enjoy experiencing a French cultural village where you can take beautiful photos before returning to Seoul.