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Top 10 Things to Do in South Korea
Make your dream Korean holiday come true with VELTRA’s must-do activities in the Land of the Morning Calm! Visit the Korean border at the DMZ and JSA, munch your way through Seoul and indulge in spa treatments and massages. Outside of Seoul, stroll along the tree-lined paths of Nami Island, enjoy the lush countryside views of Jeju Island and marvel at the rugged landscape of Busan.
Check out these activities and tours you shouldn’t miss on your trip to Korea!

1. Get a glimpse into the mysterious DMZ and JSA and grab the rare and eye-opening opportunity to meet a North Korean defector.
2. Go on a refreshing stroll around Nami Island and explore the quaint Petite France.
3. Feel the adrenaline rush as you enjoy a fun-filled day at Korea’s largest theme park, Everland.
4. Immerse yourself in Korea’s rich culture and enjoy a street food tour of Seoul or dress up in Korean traditional clothing.
5. See what the buzz is surrounding K-beauty and pamper yourself with luxurious skin treatments and massages from Korea’s top spas and massage centers.
6. Admire the pristine lake straight out of a painting and get a chance to pick juicy mini apples or strawberries (during winter) on a day trip to Pocheon.
7. Embark on a trip to Jeju Island and see its natural wonders including Mt. Halla, Jeongbang Falls and the puzzling Mystery Road.
8. Walk along the Songdo Skywalk at Busan or embark on a day tour and visit the beautiful botanical gardens of Oedo Island.
9. Catch Korea in vibrant hues of crimson and gold and experience the wonder of visiting Korea’s unrivaled fall foliage spots.
10. Spend winter around Korea’s snow-capped mountains and visit Muju Deogyusan Resort or learn how to ski and snowboard at Eden Valley.
20Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Experience the intensity of the Korean Demilitarized Zone with a visit to the Joint Security Area (a.k.a. Panmunjom), connecting North Korea and South Korea. See monuments and relics of the Korean War and get to visit the infamous Third Tunnel.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD127.78

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  2. See a full picture of the Korean Demilitarized Zone on this DMZ tour that will take you to the 3rd Tunnel, Dora Observatory and Dorasan Station. Take the rare opportunity to converse with a defector and learn about the reality of life in North Korea.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD60.85

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    6.5 - 7 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Explore Petite France, a quaint French cultural village in the Korean countryside. Then, travel to Nami Island and go for a stroll along its beautiful tree-lined roads. Make the most out of your trip with hotel transfers, lunch and an expert guide!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD47.50

    54%
    OFF
    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Head out to South Korea's countryside from Seoul and experience some amazing natural attractions. Visit Nami Island and the charming village of Petite France before arriving at the beautiful Garden of Morning Calm.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD60.85

    Daily
    10.5 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Spend the day in Korea's largest outdoor amusement park, recommended for families and groups. Enjoy the parades, events and attractions and get to meet the adorable pandas of Panda World!

    From USD34.77

    26%
    OFF
    Daily
    11 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Experience an exciting adventure at Everland, Korea's largest theme park. Try out the wonderful rides across 5 different zones. Top your excursion off by watching the "Festival of Light" show.
    English Available

    USD45.20

    Daily
    (morning)
  7. Seoul Evening Street Food Small Group Tour Seoul
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    Join locals for a night out in the Insa-dong neighborhood! Explore the ancient streets of Seoul as you dig into authentic Korean street food such as barbecued ribs and green onion pancakes.
    English Available

    USD89.00

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  8. Immerse yourself in traditional Korean culture on this tour! Learn how to make kimchi, get to try on a colorful hanbok, sip tea or enjoy a home-cooked delicacy like pajeon.

    USD30.42

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. Dress up in vibrant Korean hanbok and chimajeogori to have your photo taken at a photo studio in central Myeongdong that receives stars from around the world.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD17.38

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. Relax and refresh yourself in the center of Seoul's trendy Myeongdong area. Take a break from sightseeing and choose from one of the luxurious spa packages which make use of premium K-Beauty products.
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    From USD48.68

    60%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. Treat yourself to a wide range of luxurious spa treatments at Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul overlooking Mt. Namsan. Experience a relaxing massage from a professionally-trained therapist and enjoy a complimentary 30-minute calm time with refreshments!

    From USD182.54

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  12. Spend a day in Pocheon where you will discover the Art Valley and enjoy a walk around the Herb Island. You can also hand pick some delicious mini apples or strawberries depending on the season.
    English Available

    From USD43.46

    33%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    8 - 10.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Journey to the south side of the famous Jeju Island, where you can enjoy various water sports, visit quirky museums and admire geographical wonders such as Mt. Halla and Jeongbang Falls.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD82.58

    Sun
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Take a break from the modern world and journey to the more traditional part of Seoul. Visit western Jeju Island's most popular tourist spots, including the Hallim Park and Sanbangsan Mountain.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD82.58

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Journey to Korea's second largest city, Busan! Visit its popular beaches, mountains and landmarks including Taejongdae, Songdo Skywalk, Gamcheon Culture Village and Haedong Yonggungsa Temple.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD39.12

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    9.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Full Day Oedo Island Tour from Busan Busan
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    Depart from Busan and experience a day around the Geoje Island area. Take a ferry from the beautiful Windy Hill, stroll around the botanical gardens of Oedo Island and take in the amazing sea views.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD78.23

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Experience the romance and colors of a Seoul autumn with an expert-led fall foliage day tour. Visit 2 or 3 carefully selected sites that will give you the best Korean autumn experience, spread out in Seoul parks or nearby mountains.
    English Available

    USD43.46

    Daily
    10 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Explore Gyeongju and discover its stunning autumn foliage on a full-day tour from Busan. Visit the stunning Bomun Lake and Gyochon Traditional Village. Then, opt to wear a traditional Hanbok!
    English Available

    USD45.64

    Daily
    11 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. Enjoy a fun-filled day at Eden Valley Ski Resort. Learn how to ski and snowboard before putting your skills into practice. With 7 ski slopes varying in difficulty, beginners and returning guests will definitely have fun at this winter wonderland!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD43.46

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    9.5 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Visit Muju Deogyusan Resort, one of Korea's popular mountain peak ski resorts. Hop on a gondola and catch sweeping views of the Deogyusan Mountains. See the unique landscape of the Tapsa Temple and the Stone Pagodas of Maisan.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD69.54

    Mon, Thu
    13.5 - 15 hour(s) (morning)

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