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Customized Private Seoul City Tour with a Korean Buddy


Tour Bukchon Hanok Village with a Korean guide

Experience the multifaceted beauty of Korea's capital on this 4-hour fully personalized tour. Let your friendly Korean guide know which sites you want to visit and receive curated recommendations for a more exclusive itinerary.

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Group Discount for 4 Persons and Up!

Build your own itinerary* in Seoul!

Embark on the tour of your dreams as you take on Seoul one attraction at a time. Whether you want to learn more about the history of Korea, grab unique souvenirs from top shopping destinations, or take photos at your favorite K-Drama locations, this half-day tour is a solid treat for Seoul wanderers.

Historical Landmarks
Immerse in the colorful history of Korea and get to explore palace grounds that were once occupied by Joseon royalties. Admire stunning architecture that complement their surrounding natural scenery at some of Seoul's must-visit historical sites.
Changdeokgung Palace Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Changdeokgung has been around for 600 years and is known as the city's jewel. Don't miss the palace's rear garden which served as a recreational space for royals.
Gyeongbokgung Palace Try your luck and catch the Royal Changing of the Guards ceremony in front of Gyeongbokgung's Gwanghwamun Gate. Aside from being the largest of all 5 Joseon palaces, Gyeongbokgung is also deemed as the most beautiful.
National Folk Museum Conveniently located at the Gyeongbokgung Palace grounds, the museum boasts 3 main exhibition halls, an open-air gallery, and over 98,000 artifacts of traditional Korean culture.
The National Museum of Korea Walk through galleries that feature Korea's ancient dynasties leading up to the Korean Empire period. Participants with kids may also enjoy various hands-on activities at the Children's Museum.
Jogyesa Temple A temple tour wouldn't be complete without a visit to the center of Korean Buddhism in Seoul. Jogyesa Temple's Dharma Hall acts as the main venue for Buddhist ceremonies including the annual lantern festival.

Korean Wave "Hallyu" Sites
South Korea is known for boosting its tourism through K-Dramas and K-Pop. Visit filming locations that you may have spotted in a series or two or hotspots frequented by your favorite Korean idols.
Cheonggyecheon Stream Featured in Clean With Passion For Now (2018-19) and Chicago Typewriter (2017)
Seoul Book Repository Featured in Hotel Del Luna (2019)
N Seoul Tower Featured in Legend of the Blue Sea (2016-17), Rooftop Prince (2012), and Boys Over Flowers (2009)
Bukchon Hanok Village Featured in Twelve Nights (2018), Black Knight (2017-18), and Goblin (2016-17)
Old BigHit Entertainment Building A treat for BTS ARMY, visit the place where it all started for the now-global K-pop supergroup.
SMTOWN, COEX Artium EXO-Ls and ReVeluvs may stop at SM Entertainment’s culture complex space for various exhibits and memorabilia of their favorite SM artists.

Shopping Destinations
Complete your half-day tour in Seoul with a trip to a major shopping district or high-end mall that offers uniquely Korean souvenirs, food, luxury items, and other great finds.
Myeongdong Shopping Street From Korean street food to the best K-Beauty finds, Myeongdong is truly a must-visit for first-time travelers of Seoul.
Lotte World Tower & Mall The world's fifth highest tower and mall features an observation deck, skywalk, luxury hotel, and even a concert hall.
Insadong District Witness a more cultural and artistic Seoul at the vibrant Insadong neighborhood, which is a collection of traditional tea houses, souvenir shops, and art galleries.

*Please note that the tour is not limited to the places listed above. Please indicate your preferred places to visit at the time of booking.
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  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • 08:00-21:00 Pick-up from President Hotel Seoul
  • Customized Tour of Seoul (4 hours)
    gyeongbokgung_temple_seoul Explore Seoul and gain a new friend! Opt to unravel Korea's rich history in Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village or score unique finds in modern Seoul's Gangnam District and Myeongdong. Let your multilingual Korean buddy take you to certified hotspots based on your preferences.
  • Tour Extension (Optional)
    seoul_N-Seoul-Tower-In-Korea_shutterstock_31206 Opt to capture more of the city's dynamic beauty beyond the allocated 4 hours (additional fee incurs and is payable on-site). K-Drama fans can visit top filming locations such as Cheonggyecheon Stream from Chicago Typewriter and N Seoul Tower from Boys Over Flowers and Rooftop Prince.
  • Tour Ends On-Site
Additional Note(s)
    • Option to extend the tour is available at an additional charge per person (payable on-site):
      - 15,000 KRW for groups of 2-3 persons
      - 10,000 KRW for groups of 4 or more persons
    • If the tour's duration time includes 12:00 to 13:00 or 19:00 to 20:00, an additional 10,000 KRW per person is required on-site for lunch or dinner.
    • Travelers may indicate their preferred pick-up time and sites to visit at the time of booking.
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    • You can book a minimum of 2.
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Language English
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