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Outbound Activities | South Korea Activities TourSouth Korea Activities Tour - The tourism industry in South Korea is an emerging industry and the country is fast becoming one of the hottest destinations to visit in the world. The Korean culture is gaining popularity in the United States and people are also exploring options to visit the country. Seoul is the capital of the country and is just like any other cosmopolitan city bustling with people. It has a rich blend of modern and traditional culture that offers so much to the intrepid traveler. The best tourist spots in South Korea to visit are Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Ulsan, Jeju, Sokcho, Suwon and Andong. These cities are rich in natural history, cuisine, culture and also sports. Seoul is a popular Olympics destination and is popular all over the world. The tourism population was very high during the Olympics games and this trend is still continuing.The caves in Danyang are very popular and the beaches in Haeundae and Mallipo are also popular attractions. Other than these there are several cultural festivals which include sports like bull fighting which are gaining popularity in Korea. People visiting from the United States do not need visa for tourism purpose in South Korea. The most famous landmarks in South Korea are the Serok- San and Jiri San along with the Baekdudaegan, which are all natural landmarks. Since these names are very difficult to remember, it is always advisable to purchase a proper guide book and travel around South Korea. The guide book along with its maps will help you come up with an easy holiday itinerary so that you can enjoy all the best tourist spots in South Korea. Tourist now calls Korea "Ginseng Country / Tiger of Asia"

 

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 Some of the important activity Tours to South Korea are enlisted below :


With an interesting blend of traditional and modern attractions, South Korea makes for a great tourist destination. The various places to visit in South Korea are characterized by the pristine beauty of nature combined with the 21st century engineering, architectural marvels. Among the most sought after places to visit in South Korea.

 

Andong - KoreaAndong - Traditionally Andong, with its valued old culture was the town of the aristocrats. Relics of Korean culture are displayed in the Andong Folk Village and Folk Museum. The famous Confucian institute, Dosan Seowon is located to the north of Andong and towards the west is the Hahoe Maeul Folk Village. Another attraction is the Mask Dance Festival held every autumn which is a must visit for all tourists coming to Andong.


 

Jeju Island - KoreaJeju Island -  The Jeju Island is almost like a world on its own, though it is only 100km off the mainland. It boats of great infrastructure in terms of accommodation and other tourist services. Jeju Island with its beautiful landscape with yellow flowers and alluring golden beaches makes it a honeymooner's delight. Exciting features of the Island include coastal waterfalls plunging straight into the sea, fishing, hot spring, and scuba diving. Tourist attractions worth visiting here are Folkcraft and National Museum as well as Jeju Folk Village Museum. The tallest mountain of South Korea, Mt. Hallasan is sited in this island. The remarkable Crater Lake is also found here.


Busan - KoreaBusan -  In addition to being the largest port city, Busan is also the second largest metropolis in South Korea after the capital city Seoul. Major tourist attraction in Busan is the U.N. Cemetery where the fallen U.N. soldiers of the Korean War were buried. Another a tourist attraction is Geumgand Park. Busan is also known as Pusan and is one of the top places to visit in South Korea.



 

Seoul - KoreaSeoul -is the capital city of South Korea and is also the country's political and economic center. This beautiful city consists of a wonderful amalgamation of modern and ancient architecture which make this city a sight to behold. On visiting Seoul, you will see modern skyscrapers of steel and glass standing alongside restored monument and palaces of intricate designs. An outstanding example of art and architecture in Seoul is the Summer Palace and this capital city is the biggest tourist attraction in South Korea.



Haeinsa - KoreaHaeinsa -  Haeinsa is a ninth century Buddhist temple regarded as the holiest shrine of Korea, lies in the middle of the Gayasan National Park. The shrine has the complete Buddhist scriptures printed on 81000 wooden blocks. However this is not accessible to the visitors and they can only have a glimpse of it through the slatted window. Besides being one of the great places to visit in South Korea, Haeinsa also has a good hiking trail.

 

 

 


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Best Time to visit South Korea :


The best times to visit South Korea are in the spring (late March through May) and fall (September through November). The weather is moderate, with flowers blooming in the spring and leaves changing in the fall. The summer can be very warm and humid, while winter is very cold. Although spring and fall are heavy tourist times, summer is also popular with visitors from around the world.


* High season: May to June, September to November.

* Low season: December to February, July to August.
* Shoulder season: March to April.



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Weather Information at South Korea :
Korea experiences four distinct seasons. Spring and fall are pleasant with mild temperatures in the 70s and low humidity. Rain can occur, but most days are dry with clear skies. The heaviest rain falls from late July through mid-August; however, it does not fall continuously. Temperatures can reach an average high of 98 degrees with 80 to 85 percent humidity. Coastal areas are more temperate due to sea breezes. Typhoons are possible from late July through early September, but they usually subside before hitting the peninsula. Winter can be quite cold, with average temperatures from 10 to 35 degrees in the interior. The coastal regions stay just above freezing.

 
Crowd Information :
The month of May experiences high visitor traffic from Japan. During national holidays, locals visit their hometowns and families, causing scarce availability in air, rail, and bus transportation, as well as traffic jams throughout the country.

 

Climate Information :

Korea's climate is continental climate and ocean climate. 4 types of seasons change very clearly, until hot and humid in the summer, while cold and dry in winter. 04 Type Seasons

  • Summer Season

The hottest period of the year, from June to August. In August the average temperature ranges from 25.4?. Because 3 of the Korean Peninsula surrounded by the sea, until the summer is in accordance with the exercise at sea. Swimming at the beach season is in July and August.


  • Winter Season

The coldest period of the year, from December to February. The average temperature ranges from -8? in the North, and 0? in the South Seas. In winter Korean society can enjoy winter sports and tourism in the snow. In the eastern area of the mountains, the snow is pretty much down, until the ski area and snowboard area can be enjoyed from December to February.


  • Spring and Autumn Season

In the spring from March to May, and autumn from September to November, not cold and not too hot, to conform to a walk. In the spring rains fall relatively more than in the fall, but the air temperature was quite tasty and the scenery with flowers and trees, marvelous, so suitable for a walk. In autumn the air is very clear, to the most suitable for a walk. Therefore, most of the festivals and sporting events held in the fall.


  • Rainfall Season

The average rainfall per year in 1260?. 50% of all rainfall rain, down from June to early September.
Rainfal season start late June to mid-July is the rainy season in Korea.

 
When to Save :
Airfare prices are generally lower during the winter and higher during the summer. During the winter, hotels also offer reduced prices and travel providers package vacations geared toward foreign tourists.

When to Book :
Book at least three months in advance if visiting during national holidays. Book as early as possible in general.



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South Korea - Seoul Interesting Places & Things to Do


Airports

Gimpo Airport


Amusement and Theme parks

Lotte World

Everland Amusement Park

Seoul Grand Park


Attractions

N Seoul Tower

Namsan Tower

Gwanghwamun Square

Admiral Yi Sun-Sin’s Statue

Floating Island

 

Botanical Gardens and Zoos

COEX Aquarium

Seoul Zoo


Camping and Outdoors

Hangang Citizen's Park


Casinos

Seven Luck Casino

Seven Luck Casino Gangnam

Paradise Walker-Hill Casino

Seven Luck Casino COEX

Seven Luck Casino Hilton


Colleges and Universities

Ewha Woman's University

Seoul National University

Yonsei University


Famous Buildings

Gyeong Bok Gung

Changdeok Gung Palace

Changdeokgung Palace Complex

Gwanghwa-moon

City Hall


Famous Streets

Insadong Street

Hongik University Street

Apgujeong Rodeo Street

Teheran Street

Garosu Street

Gangnam Subway Station Street

Itawon Street

Jongro

Historical Buildings

Chang Duk Goong Palace

Jongmyo Shrine [UNESCO World Heitage Site]

Chang Gyung Goong Palace


Islands

Seonyudo


Markets

Namdaemun Market


Monuments and Landmarks

Gyeongbokgung Palace

63 Building

Seoul City Hall Plaza


Museums and Art Galleries

The War Memorial of Korea

Seoul Museum of History

Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art

Seoul Museum of Art


National Parks

Seoul ForestNam san Park


Places of Worship

Jogyesa Temple

Myeongdong Catholic Church


Restaurants and Cafes

Myeong-Dong Gyoja


Shopping Centers and Areas

Myeoungdong

COEX Mall

Hamilton Shopping Center

Namdaemoon Market

Lotte Duty Free

Yongsan Electronic Center

Lotte World Duty Free

Lotte Department Store Jamsil

Galleria Department Apgujung


 

Shops

Lotte Department Store

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex

Lotte MartDoota Mall

ABC Mart

Beautiful Store


Spas

Yongsan Dragon Hill Spa

Dragon Hill Spa

Riverside Spa Land


Sports Venues

Lotte World Ice Skating Rink

Olympic Stadium


Theatres

Nanta Theatre


Things to do

Cheonggye Plaza

Namdaemun Gate

Shopping Itaewon

Namdaemun Night Market

Abc Tours

Seoul Nori Madang

Yeouido Park

Club -Gangnam Station

Hongdae Club Zone


Tourist and Travel Info

Insadong Tourist Information Centre

Sentosa Express Seoul South Korea Agent Rep.


Train, Metro and Bus Stations

Myeong-dong Subway Station

Jongno 5-ga Subway Station

Jongno 3-ga Subway Station

Seoul Railway Train Station

Gangnam Subway Station

Wangsimni Subway Station

Chungmuro Subway Station

Gongdeok Subway Station

City Hall Subway Station

Hongik University Subway Station

Cheongnyangni Subway Station

Euljiro 4 ga Subway station

Itaewon Subway station

Shinchon Train Station

Yeoksam Subway Station

Apgujeong Subway Station

Gimpo International Airport Subway Station

Ewha Womans University Subway Station

Jamsil Subway Station

 

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South Korea - Busan Interesting Places & Things to Do


Airports

Gimhae International Airport


Attractions

Gwangan Bridge (Diamond Bridge)

Taejongdae

Island of mystery, Oryukdo Islets

Gamcheon Culture Village

Nakdong Estuary Eco-Center


Bars

Wa Bar

Lotte Hotel Lobby Lounge


Beaches

Haeundae Beach

Gwangalli Beach

Busan Songdo Beach

Songjeong Beach


 



Casinos

Paradise Casino

Seven Luck Korea in Lotte Hotel Busan

Seven Luck Casino


Cemeteries

UN Cemetery


Colleges and Universities

Pusan National University

Donga University

Pusan University of Foreign Studies


Entertainment

Cowboy

Hae·undae Beach

Megabox


Famous Buildings

Busan Tower


Famous Streets

Nampodong

Seomyun

Gwanganlli

40-step Culture & Tourism Theme Street

Gukje Market Food Street

Gwangbok-dong Cultural & Fashion Street

Haeundae Street Market Village

Seomyeon 1 Beonga (Seomyeon First Street)

Monuments and Landmarks

Gwang·an

Geumjeong Mountain

Nurimaru APEC House


Museums and Art Galleries

Busan Metropolitan Art Museum

Busan Marine Natural History Museum

Busan Morden History Museum

Busan Museum of Art

Busan Museums

U.N. Memorial Cemetery


National Parks

Children's Grand Park

Geumgang Park

Jungang park

Mt. Chunma Sculpture Park


Places of Worship

Beomeosa Temple

Haedong youngoongsa (temple)

Mahasa (temple)


Ports/Ferries

Busan Port


Public Parks

Samnak Riverside Sports Park


Restaurants and Cafes

Angel Hotel Coffee Shop

Dolgorae

Holly's Coffee

B&C Bakery

Bonjuk

Geumsu Bokguk

Ops Bakery


Shopping Centers and Areas

Shinsegae Department Store in Centum City

Lotte Department Store in Centum City

Lotte Duty-Free Shop in Seo-myeon

Paradise Duty-Free Shop

Sfunz


Shops

Lotte Department Store

Jagalchi Fish Market

Gukje Market

Home Plus department store

Bujeon Market


Spas

Hae·undae

Heosimcheong Spa

Haeundae Spa Center

Spa Land Centum City


Sports Venues

Sajik Stadium

Busan Asiad Main Stadium

Busan Gyungnam Horse race Park

Busan Sports Complex

Geumjung Cycling Race Park


Theatres

Lotte Cinema

Busan Cultural Center

Theaters on PIFF street


Things to do

Busan Aquarium

Tours from Mipo Wharf

Geumnyeonsan MountainIce Rink at Shinsegae Department Store

Tezroc Cruise


Tourist and Travel Info

Busan Station Tourist Office

Gimhae Airport Tourist Desk, Domestic Terminal

Kangsan Travel

Sentosa Express Busan South Korea Agent Rep.


Train, Metro and Bus Stations

Busan Train Station

Busan Central Bus Terminal

Busan Port International Passenger Terminal

Jagalchi Station

Busan Seobu Intercity Bus Terminal

Daeti Station

Dangni Station

Dongdaesin Station

Goejeong Station

Hadan StationSaha Station

Seodaesin Station

Sinpyeong Station

Toseong Station


 

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