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Jeju Island Stopover

Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,224

Jeju is known for its stunning natural scenery, fine beaches, waterfalls, cliffs, excellent seafood and mild weather. A stay here will be varied and rewarding with much to see and do.


Jeju Island is a place of myths and legends. According to legend, three demi-gods emerged from Samsunghyeol which is said to have been on the northern slopes of Mount Halla and became the creators of the Jeju people who founded the Kingdom.

One in five of the population earns their living from the sea, and in many families, the women have been divers for generations. At 1950 metres/6350 feet, Mount Halla is the highest peak in Korea visible all over the island. Jeju is a popular tourist destination and offers not only good weather and beaches but exceptional natural landscapes.

On arrival, check into your hotel and then commence your sightseeing starting with the Dragon Head Rock where you can see the Haeneo woman divers working to catch seafood and then head to Samseonghyeol Shrine where according to legend, it was here that three demigods emerged from the ground to become the founding fathers of Jeju, the Halla Botanical Garden and the Jeju Folklore and Natural History.

The next day, it’s time to take in some of the stunning beauty of the island. Start with the Sangumburi Crater, an extinct volcano. The crater is 100 metres/325 feet deep. Over 400 species of plants and animals live inside the crater. Next is the Manjang Lava Cave, one of the longest lava tubes in the world. The cave is academically significant as rare species live in the cave and it is considered to be a world class tourist attraction.

After lunch, visit the Seongsan Sunrise Peak which rose from under the sea in a volcanic eruption over 100,000 years ago. With 99 sharp rocks surrounding the crater, it looks like a gigantic crown. The sunrise from the crater is magnificent.  Then it’s on to the Folklore Village and finally head to the Jeju “Mysterious Road” which connects 2 highways and earned its name, as objects and liquid appear to roll and flow up the hill instead of down, actually an optical illusion.  


 

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Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,224

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Day 1

Seoul to Jeju Island

You will be met and transferred from your hotel in Seoul to the airport by private van with a local driver in the morning for your flight to Jeju Island. On arrival, you will enjoy half day Jeju tour with your first stop being Hallim Park. This is one of the most popular tourist spots on Jeju Island, located about 33km west of Jeju City and Mt. Hallasan along the beach in Hallim-eup. Next stop is the O'sulloc Tea Museum, located next to O'sulloc's Seogwang Tea Planation in Jeju, which was the first tea museum opened by Amore Pacific in 2001 with the aim of introducing and spreading Korean teas and the traditional tea culture of Korea. Second last stop for the day is the Jusangjeollidae Seaside Cliff, which are stone pillars piled up along the coast and is a designated cultural monument of Jeju Island. Jusangjeolli Cliff was formed when the lava from Hallasan Mountain erupted into the sea of Jungmun. Then last stop for the day the Cheonjeyeon Waterfalls, named "The Pond of God," and consists of 3 sections. Around the falls, a variety of plant life thrives, such as the rare 'solimnan' reeds. To the east, there is a cave where cold water pours from the ceiling to create the first waterfall.

Meal Plan Lunch
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Astar Hotel

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    Astar Hotel



    The Astar Hotel, located in Jeju City, offers its guests a relaxing atmosphere through their rooms and interiors. Other than that, the hotel offers mouthwatering foods in their restaurant. In Astar Hotel, the guests can also enjoy various facilities such as Sauna and Fitness Centre ...

    The Astar Hotel, located in Jeju City, offers its guests a relaxing atmosphere through their rooms and interiors. Other than that, the hotel offers mouthwatering foods in their restaurant. In Astar Hotel, the guests can also enjoy various facilities such as Sauna and Fitness Centre as well as the tourist attractions nearby.

    Facilities

    • Banquet Hall
    • Business Centre
    • Fitness Centre
    • Restaurant
    • Sauna

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Day 2

Jeju Island

After hotel breakfast, meet the tour guide at the lobby. Todays full day starts with the Jeju Folklore & Natural History Museum, currently has on exhibition folklore remains and natural historical materials of Jeju-do that were excavated in Jeju-do and displayed in 1984. Then for some local flavour the next stop is the Seongeup Folk Village which is located at the foot of Halla Mountain on Jeju Island, a small town that holds a vast amount of culture. Next, a stop at Seopji Koji Sea Shore Hill which is located at the end of the eastern shore of Jeju Island and boasts a fantastic scenery especially in April when yellow canola flowers are in full bloom. "Seopji" is the old name for the area, and "Koji" is Jeju dialect meaning a sudden bump on land. Then head to Seongsan Ilchulbong Sunrise Peak which rose from under the sea in a volcanic eruption over 100,000 years ago. Located on the eastern end of Jejuo Island, there is a huge crater at the top of Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak. The crater is about 600m in diameter and 90m high. Drop off at your hotel in the late afternoon.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Day 3

Jeju Island to Seoul

Enjoy free time until airport pick-up time. Transfer to Jeju Airport by a local driver. Fly back to Seoul. Upon arrival at Gimpo Domestic Airport, you will be transferred to Seoul Hotel or Incheon International Airport by a local driver.

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 2 nights accommodation in either moderate, first class or deluxe hotels
  • Transfers in Seoul from hotel to airport on day one back to hotel on day 3
  • Local roundtrip airfare Seoul / Jeju Island
  • Roundtrip airport transfers to hotel on Jeju island
  • One Half plus a full day Jeju Island sightseeing tours
  • Meals as indicated

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Meals not specifically noted in the itinerary
  • Drinks unless specified
  • All international airfares and airfare taxes unless specified

OTHER INFORMATION: 

This tour also departs from Busan on Sundays and Wednesdays. Please inquire 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.

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15 Dec 2019
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