MARCH 29, 2009(SUN)/ #K-1 SPRING KOREA CHERRY BLOSSOM 12D-TOUR
Similar to previous year's tour #K-1
All meals are included, except for the last tour day and return flight day.
LIMIT TO ONE BUS
|| MARCH 29, 2009(SUN)
TOUR GET-TOGETHER LUNCHEON
DATE: MARCH 01, 2009 (SUN) at 12 Noon
PLACE: Hawaii Tokai International College Cafeteria
2241 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Hawaii
COST: NO COST TO TOUR MEMBERS
ATTIRE: INFORMAL-MUUMUU, ALOHA SHIRT
(LUNCHEON TAKES ABOUT 1 1/2HOURS)
MAR 29(sun) Honolulu
Leave Honolulu via Japan Airlines. Lunch and snack will be served aboard the flight.
MAR 30(mon) Narita / Busan Hotel Busan Lotte
Arrive at Narita airport and transfer to Japan airlines flight to Busa,
South Korea. After clearing entry formalities at Busan International
airport, tour fuide will take us to the beautiful Busan Lotte Hotel.
Buffet dinner at hotel.
MAR 31(tue) Busan Hotel Busan Lotte
AMerican breakfast at hotel. We will have a brief city tour around
Busan. Our Busan city tour will make a first stop at Taejongdae
Seashore Park, then to Mt. Yongdu Park and Busan Tower within the park
and the U.N. Cemetary, the only example of its kind remaining today in
the world, and Jagalchi Fishery market where you can smell out the tast
of and emotion of Busan City. It is the largest market in Korea
specializing in raw fishes, shells and a good place to buy your dried
seafood pupus. Buffet dinner at the hotel.
APR 01(wed) Busan/Jeju Hotel Lotte Jeju
American breakfast at hotel. After breakfast we fly to Jeju. Jeju
island is the largest island in Korea, famous for its charming scenic
beauty and the blessed mild weather all year arond. Upon arrival at
Jeju airport we will transfer to our hotel in souther Jeju for two
nights. We will have an afternoon Jeju sightseeing tour including
Hallim Park, a paradise of exotic plants which displays a wonderful
collection of subtropical plants. Buffet dinner at hotel with Volcano
light show. Hotel is considered as one of the best in Korea.
APR 02(thu) Jeju Hotel Lotte Jeju
Anerican breakfast at hotel. After breakfast we will go on a gull day
Jeju sightseeing tour including a visit to SANGUMBURI Crater, one of
the 3 major craters on the island, Yongduam Rock, a symbol of Jeju,
which is said to be in the shape of a dragon\'s head and Punjae Artpia,
the only bonsai cultivating garden in Korea, etc. Jeju is also known
for its beautiful cherry blossoms, lady divers, and as a honeymoon
resort. Buffet dinner at the hotel.
APR 03(fri) Jeju/ Gyeongju Hotel Hyundae
American breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, fly to Kimhae airport to
transfer to Gyeongju, which served as the capital of the Shilla Kingdom
for about a thousand years. Designated as one of the world\'s ten most
historically significant sites by UNESCO in 1995, the entire city of
Gyeongju itself is called a museum without walls, which is filled with
numerous relics including the eminent temples weathered stone pagodas,
huge royal tombs and palace sites and so on. The to our hotel for 2
nights. Gyeongju is one of the best place to view cherry blossoms in
Korea. Lunch at local restaurant and International buffet dinner at the
APR 04(sat) Gyeongju Hotel Hyundae
American breakfast at hotel. Full day sightseeing includes Seokguram
Grotto and Bulguk Temple, National Museum, Tumuli Park, Anapji Pond,
Cheomseongdae Astronomical Observatory Tower, etc., Lunch at local
restaurant and International buffet at hotel.
APR 05(sun) Gyeongju/ Seoul Hotel Lotte Seoul
American breakfast at hotel. We transfer to Seoul, the capital of South
Korea. Upon arrival go up the N-Seoul Tower, for a bird\'s eye-view
across the metroplitan city of Seoul. Check in to your deluxe hotel for
the next 4 nights. Lunch at local restaurant. Buffet dinner at hotel.
APR 06(mon) Seoul Hotel Lotte Seoul
American breakfast at hotel. Full day sightseeing tour. To Paju to
visit Odusan Observatory(DMZ), it is nestled on a high range of this
northernmost tip of South Korea 118 meters above sea leve, at a
strategically important position in the nations Western Frontier Area.
After lunch, afternnon Seoul City tour to Gyeongbok Palace and forklore
museum, East gate open market, Presidential palace called the Blue
House. Return to the hotel. Buddet dinner at the hotel.
APR 07(tue) Seoul Hotel Lotte Seoul
American breakfast at hotel. Visit the Korean folk village, which
offers a unique glimpse into Korea\'s past. See potters, pipe makers
and other craftsmen at work, just like they did in the olden times.
After lunch, we will visit KBS TV studio giving you the opportunity to
experience a vivid feeling you got from some of the Korean TV show.
Buffet dinner at the hotel.
APR 08(wed) Seoul Hotel Lotte Seoul
American breakfast at hotel. Free day to shop for the many bargins
found in Itaewon, myong Dong, South Gate open market, or take optional
tour. Luch and dinner will be on your own today to let you eat your
favorite dishes before returning home.
American breakfast at hotel. Morning at leisure, last chance to shop.
Proceed to Inchon International airport for your flight home.
Light lunch on the flight to Japan and dinner on the flight to
Honolulu. Arrive in Honolulu the same morning. After clearing US
customs, proceed home. Thank you very much for joining our Korea Spring
BUSAN, JEJU, GYEONGJU, SEOUL