Category Archives: Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Eurwangni Beach Including Lunch

55 miles from Seoul, Eurwangni Beach is a great beach trip destination while in Korea. Enjoy picture perfect water views on this white sand beach. There are many activities to choose from that are also family friendly. Enjoy a relaxing stroll on the beach, rent a boat, go swimming or just watch the ocean waves – you will not be disappointed either way. This day trip also includes a traditional lunch.

Day Tour to Seoraksan Mountain

Explore the Seoraksan National Park and discover one of South Korea’s most imposing peaks on this Mt Seoraksan day tour from Seoul. Travel by cable car up to the Gweongeumseong peak and enjoy panoramic views over the valleys below. Follow walking routes through the forest to Sinheungsa Temple, where a statue of The Great Unification Buddha sits in contemplation. Listen as a guide sheds light on South Korea’s Buddhist heritage, and enjoy a delicious lunch of Korean speciality dishes.

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress and Korean Folk Village Day Tour from Seoul

Join in this tour to experience Korea’s traditional constructions and living culture at Suwon Hwaseong Fortress and the Korean Folk Village. Suwon Hwaseong Fortress was constructed to perform commercial and military functions during the Joseon Dynasty. In the Korean Folk Village, you can experience numerous collections of Korean cultural artifacts.

Northern Limit Line and Ganghwa History Day Trip from Seoul

On this day trip from Seoul, head to South Korea’s Northern Limit Line (NLL) and learn about Ganghwa history. The NLL is the maritime demarcation line in the West Sea between South Korea and North Korea. On this tour, stop off at the Ganghwa Peace Observatory, the closest place to North Korea from where you can see North Korea and the lifestyle of North Koreans. Learn about and understand Korea’s divided history on this tour. In addition, go to the Ganghwa History Museum, Dolmen Site (a UNESCO World Heritage Historic Site), and Jeondeungsa Temple.

Seoul Kayaking Tour on the Han River

A kayaking tour on the Han River is a wonderful way to discover Seoul’s natural and urban landscapes. This 6-hour eco-adventure with an expert guide includes a kayak lesson on shore followed by two hours on the water, where you’ll paddle along the shoreline from Hangang Park (aka Han River Park). Leave Seoul’s traffic congestion behind, and experience the city from a unique perspective as you kayak down one of Korea’s largest waterways. This tour is limited to 10 participants so you can enjoy a small-group experience.

Self-Guided Day Trip to Nami Island and Daemyung Vivaldi Ski Resort

On this self-guided day trip, visit Nami Island, the winter wonderland that was the filming location for many Korean dramas, including the most popular “Winter Sonata.” Take in its beauty before heading to Daemyung Vivaldi Park in the afternoon. Enjoy skiing and for beginners, a ski lesson at one of best ski resorts in Korea.

Seoraksan National Park Day Trip from Seoul

Escape Korea’s bustling capital for the stunning mountain landscape of Seoraksan National Park. This UNESCO Biosphere Reserve contains 30 imposing granite peaks that rise above deep valleys and crystal-clear streams. Travel like a local, using public transportation from Seoul via coach and taxi to Mt Seorak, where you’ll hop on a trail for a moderate hike, before a local lunch featuring regional dishes. Numbers are limited to 10 people, ensuring that you’ll have a personalized experience with a small group.

1-Day Visit to the Jinhae Gunhangje Cherry Blossom Festival from Seoul

JInhae Gunhangje Festival is the most famous cherry blossom festival in Korea. When you visit the Gyeonghwa Station in Jinhae, you won’t be able to stop pressing your camera shutter. Although the drive from Seoul takes about four and a half hours by bus, it will be well worth your while as you will be refreshed once you admire the beautiful flowers.

Please note: This seasonal tour runs annually in April. The dates are subject to change.

Self-Guided Day Trip to Nami Island and Chuncheon from Seoul

While Nami Island is popular among both tourists and locals, many don’t know about Chuncheon, another beautiful place nearby. This package will allow you to visit both destinations in one day. Take this self-guided day trip to Nami Island before hopping on a bus to Gubongsan where you can visit Gubongsan Mountain Observatory and enjoy a nice cup of coffee at a local cafe.

Mt Bukhan Hike with Korean Style Spa

Take a break from the city on this full-day tour that combines a hike on Mt Bukhan with a rejuvenating Korean spa experience. Your guide will select a 2- or 3-hour route, depending on the group’s skill level, taking you past granite peaks and crystal-clear streams on Seoul’s highest mountain. At the ‘jjimjilbang,’ or traditional sauna, you’re rewarded with a soak in a hot bath followed by a full-body scrub, oil massage, face mask and shampoo — all applied by an expert practitioner. Lunch and round-trip hotel transport are included.