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2015 TOHOKU TRAVEL’S KOREA’S NEW AUTUMN EAST COAST TOUR #K3
SEPT. 12, 2015 (SATURDAY) – SEPT. 23, 2015 (WEDNESDAY) – M/M WAYNE TERANISHI
SEPT. 12 (SAT) HONOLULU
Leave Honolulu Int’l Airport via Korean Airlines flight.  Lunch and a snack will be served aboard the flight.  Complimentary Movies and Drinks on the flight.
       
SEPT. 13 (SUN) INCHEON        GRAND HYATT INCHEON HOTEL
Arrive at Incheon, South Korea. After clearing entry formalities at Incheon Int’l Airport, tour guide will take us to the beautiful Grand Hyatt Incheon Hotel.   BUFFET DINNER AT HOTEL RESTAURANT.

SEPT. 14 (MON) INCHEON/CHUNCHEON/SORAK        SOL BEACH LA HOTEL
AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.  Check out and transfer to Mt. Sorak via Chuncheon city shown in the TV drama, Winter Sonata.  LUNCH AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT AND BUFFET DINNER AT SOL BEACH LA HOTEL. (SORRY! NO TRIPLE ROOM AT THIS HOTEL)

SEPT. 15 (TUE) SOKCHO/SORAK        SOL BEACH LA HOTEL
AMERICAN BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.  Morning tour around the Sorak National Park including Shinheungsa temple, and go see Sokcho fish market. Afternoon tour to Unification Observatory at the eastern coastal border where you can have a bird’s eye-view of DMZ and Sea Geumgang area of North Korea, and then, move on to beautiful Hwajinpo beach.  LUNCH AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT AND BUFFET DINNER AT OUR SOL BEACH LA HOTEL. 

SEPT. 16 (WED) YANGYANG/PYEONGCHANG         INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL
AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.  Check out and transfer to Gangneung for a visit to Seongyojang, nobleman’s mansion. Transfer to Herb Nara which boasts of plenty of herb collections in a beautifully landscaped garden. Transfer to Alpensia Resort which is the venue of 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. LUNCH AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT AND SET DINNER AT OUR HOTEL.
 
SEPT. 17 (THU) PYEONGCHANG/SABUK        KANGWON LAND CASINO HOTEL
AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.  Morning drive to enjoy the panoramic scenic beauty of the seashore driving along the East Coast. First stop at Jeongdongjin famous for its location, the first sunrise of the year and the world’s largest sand-glass, and then, Chuam beach renowned for its grotesque rocky seashore in Donghae. Then, drive along Sae-Cheon-Nyeon seaside road in Samcheok, one of Korea’s 100 best scenic roads. Transfer to Kangwon Land Casino Hotel for overnight stay. LUNCH AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT AND BUFFET DINNER AT KANGWON LAND CASINO HOTEL RESTAURANT.

SEPT. 18 (FRI) SABUK/ANDONG/GYEONGJU GYEONGJU HYUNDAI HOTEL
AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.  Depart for Andong. Tour around historical Hahwae Village and Mask museum in Andong. Transfer to Gyeongju. LUNCH AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT AND BUFFET DINNER AT HOTELSARAH RESTAURANT.

SEPT. 19 (SAT) GYEONGJU        GYEONGJU HYUNDAI HOTEL
AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.  Full Day Gyeongju Tour including Seokkulan Grotto, Bulkuk Temple, Nat’l Museum, Tumuli Park containing a total 23 Shilla tombs, Cheomseongdae Astronomical observatories remaining in the East Asia today, and Anapji Pond, which was a splendid decoration for the Shilla Palace.  LUNCH AT LOCAL RESTAURANT AND BUFFET DINNER AT HOTEL SARAH RESTAURANT. 

SEPT. 20 (SUN) GYEONGJU/BUSAN       HOTEL LOTTE BUSAN
AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.  Travel south to Busan and upon arrival, afternoon city tour including Busan Tower in the Mt. Yongdu Park, U.N. Cemetery and Jagalchi Fishery Market, where you can smell out the taste and emotion of Busan city. LUNCH AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT AND BUFFET DINNER AT HOTEL LOTTE BUSAN RESTAURANT. 

SEPT. 21 (MON) BUSAN/CHEONGDO/SEOUL        HOTEL LOTTE SEOUL
AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST AT HOTEL. Transfer to Cheongdo famous for the traditional Korean bull fight and the Wine Tunnel, where you can have an opportunity to taste the persimmon wine. Travel north and transfer to Seoul by way of Mungyeongsaejae for LUNCH and KBS open studio on the way. BUFFET DINNER AT HOTEL SEOUL LOTTE RESTAURANT.  

SEPT. 22 (TUE) SEOUL        HOTEL LOTTE SEOUL
AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.  DMZ & SEOUL CITY TOUR. Morning tour to the 3rd Tunnel dug by North Korea and Freedom Bridge right outside DMZ, which war prisoners crossed to the south for freedom at the end of Korean War in 1953. Return to Seoul and continue on afternoon Seoul city tour including Changdok Palace, the detached palace of Joseon dynasty, which was designated as UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage in 1997.  Then visit Insadong Antique Alley, East Gate Open Market before returning to the hotel. LUNCH AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT AND BUFFET DINNER AT OUR HOTEL.

SEPT. 23 (WED) SEOUL/HONOLULU
AMERICAN BUFFET BREAKFAST AT HOTEL.  Morning at leisure, last chance to shop!  Proceed to Inchon Int’l Airport for your flight home.  DINNER ON THE FLIGHT TO HONOLULU FROM KOREA.  Arrive in Honolulu the same morning, SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 (WEDNESDAY).  After clearing U.S. Customs, proceed home.  THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR JOINING OUR TOHOKU TRAVEL’S KOREA NEW AUTUMN EAST COAST TOUR #K3!  MAHALO!

TOUR GET-TOGETHER LUNCHEON TO BE ANNOUNCED
DATE:  SEPTEMBER 06, 2015   (SUNDAY)
TIME:  12:00PM (NOON)