SUVARNABHUMI AIRPORT – INCHEON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Group assemble at the Suvarnabhumi Airport Departure
Lounge on 4th floor, BUSINESS AIR Counter F, where the
group will be greeted by staff to facilitate check-in
Liquids, aerosols or gel carried in hand
luggage should not exceed 100 ml per item
(combined not more than 1 liter), and should be
stored in a transparent bag with easy access.
Import of fresh items such as pork, beef,
vegetables and fruits are prohibited to prevent
spread of diseases and will be fined by Customs
authorities if discovered.
Island – Soeraksan National Park – Sinheungsa Temple
Departure to Seoul via 8B 868. Flying time is
approximately 5 hours. Hot meals and beverages will be
Arrive at Incheon International Airport. The local time
is 2 hours ahead of Bangkok time (for convenience,
please adjust your watch according to the local time).
Proceed for Immigration clearance.
This morning, head for Chuncheon (city surrounded by
lakes), an island located in the province of Dongwando.
A ferry ride to Nami Island, enjoy the natural scenic of
one of the locations used for filming television series
“Winter Love Song” which became famous in Korea and
Asia. Nami is a leaf shape island
the northern Han river. You are at leisure to enjoy
strolling in the park among the very tall tree lanes of
pine and chestnut and pay respect to General Nami’s
grave. Enjoy the romantic surrounding under the tree
shades, watching many animal such as birds, ostritches,
rabbits, squirrels, ducks and deer, and take pictures of
your favourite spots.
Restaurant serving Dak Galbi, one of favourite
dishes of Korean people which consists of barbecued
chicken and vegetables fried with Korean barbecue sauce
in a flat pan, It is eaten wrapped in lettuce leaf like
the Thai snack “miang kham”. As another dish, Dak Galbi
is also used for fried rice with dried seaweed served
with accompanied side dishes.
Proceed to Soeraksan National Park passing
through forests, mountain ranges, valleys, streams and
pools. Appreciate the beautiful surroundings of
Kongwando province. Soeraksan National Park, also
referred as “Switzerland of Korea” is considered most
beautiful mountain range in Korea which extends up to
Geumdong mountain of North Korea. The rock formations
resemble line up of statues. There is a large variety of
plants and trees which change colours according to the
season. Visitors are recommended to take a ride in the
cable car to enjoy the unique beautiful scenery and for
a breath of fresh air. The cable car ride costs
approximately 9,000 won which is not included in the
Visit Sinheungsa Temple. An ancient temple built
during Shilla dynasty. Pay respect at the large size
bronze Buddha in meditation before crossing the bridge
to enter the temple for prayer and blessing.
Evening Dinner at Restaurant serving Bulgogi –
Korea’s most popular dish consisting sliced beef or pork
marinated in a sauce made of pear juice, sugar, soy
sauce, chopped garlic and onions, sesame oil and other
spices. The dish is served grilled or boiled.
Check into Yong In River Hotel or similar category
Korean Folk Village – Everland – N Tower – Dongdaemun
Breakfast at the Hotel.
Start the day at Korean Folk Village. Enjoy a walk
through the Folk Village with numerous replicas of
traditional houses from Chosun period, 260 in all. A
display of element traditional life and culture. Walk
around the traditional market and sample food and drinks
such as injoelmi, bukeogui, bindaeddeok, pajeon and
dongdongju it offers. Enjoy the display of cultural
performances from 10.30 – 12.00 hours.
Lunch at Restaurant serving Galbi, the famous Korean
dish well known throughout the world. Large slices of
marinated pork steak cooked on grills and cut into bite
pieces served with red and green peppers, kimchi and
lettuce used to wrap the meat which is then dipped in a
sauce accompanied by rice, seaweed soup and side dishes.
Spend your afternoon at Everland, the largest
open space theme park. The country’s most famous park is
referred as “Korean Disneyland”, situated amid hills.
Tour the world of wild animals in the safari. A close-up
view of liger, (only one left) of the world’s first
twins, among other animals and experience the intimate
communications between the bears and the van driver.
Don’t miss the fun with One Day Pass. You can choose to
experience and enjoy unlimited entertainment facilities.
One of the Everland’s main attractions is Asia’s first
wooden roller coaster, the T Express, which is the
fastest roller coaster. Enjoy the Snow Buster, a
facility opened during winter. Experience the newly
opened Lost Valley on an amphibious floatplane and watch
a range of wild animals.
BBQ Korea @ Tuerak Restaurant serving a variety of
food consisting of grilled shrimps, squids, fish, pork,
chicken with fresh Korean vegetables, kimchi, Korean
vermicelli, soups and salads complete with assorted ice
creams and beverages.
Stop at Seoul Tower (elevator fee to the tower
not included) 1 of 17 tallest towers in the world at 480
meters above the sea level. The tower offers a panoramic
night view of Seoul at 360 degree. A scene from a drama
filmed at the tower has created a most famous spot where
visitors come to take memorable photos at the same
Take part in the Love Key Ceremony, a belief that lovers
hang the padlock on the tree and throw away the key will
have eternal love.
Shopping at Dongdaemun Market (East Gate). A
shopping district featuring more than 10,000 specialty
shops. All kinds of items can be found here including
Korean fashion clothing, accessories, shoes, scarves,
neckties, sports goods including cosmetics such as
Etude, The Face Shop, Skin Food and many more at
wholesale and retail prices.
Check into M Hotel or similar category hotel.
Ginseng Centre – Herbal Center – Gyeongbok Palace – Duty
Free – Myeondong Market
Breakfast at Hotel.
Visit Ginseng Center, products certified by the
government of Korea. Learn about the life cycle, produce
from 6 year old roots is considered superior quality
ginseng. Select and buy for your own consumption or as
souvenirs. The prices are inexpensive, compared to
prices sold in Thailand which is double.
Stop at Herbal Center – the specie of these plants grow
on hilly areas between 50-800 meters above the sea
level. The herbs are popular among the new generation
for kidney and liver cleansing toxic from alcohol,
coffee and chemicals.
After that you are at leisure to shop cosmetics at
MIDAM where a collection of various brands including
ROJUKISS clinical cosmetics brand of Korea are sold at
prices much cheaper than in Thailand.
Proceed to Gyeongbok Palace, the most ancient
building constructed in 1394 more than 600 years ago.
Within the complex there was a cluster of 200 palaces
which were destroyed by imperial Japanese Invasion.
Since then, the walled palace complex has been gradually
restored to its original form. Within the palace walls
were the army command centre and living quarters of the
royal family. You can pose for photos by the Gyeonghoern
pavilion built in the middle of the pond which used to
hold important and special state banquets during the
Afternoon Lunch at Restaurant serving Jimdak stewed
chicken. A dish of vermicelli topped with chicken
stewed with onions and local vegetables. The traditional
dish is served with seaweed soup and is a favourite
fushion dish of Korean people.
Shopping at Myeondong Market or fashion district
of Korea. It features mid to high priced retail stores
and international brand outlets as compared to local
markets like Dongdaemun. There are small boutiques
featuring shoes, salons, cosmetic brands such as Etude,
The Face Shop and Skin Food. Also many choice coffee
shops and restaurants.
Evening Dinner @ Dolphin Restaurant serving Shabu
Shabu, which consists of assorted vegetables,
mushrooms, bean curd, bacon, thinly sliced pork cooked
in boiling broth, served with steamed rice and sesame
sauce. This popular Korean dish is a favourite among
Return to M Hotel or similar category hotel.
Amethyst Factory or Red Pine Oil Center - Super
Market - Bangkok
Morning Breakfast at the Hotel.
Visit Amethyst Outlet. Korea is famous for this purple
gem stone known for its healing properties and good
luck. The colors range from light purple to deep wine
The stones are exquisite on rings, earrings and
Red Pine Needle Oil Center. The oil is produced from
pine needles grown in the wild forest on the highest
mountain range in Korea. The benefit of the oil was
discovered through many years of extensive research. A
capsule of oil contains extracts of 2.7 kilo of pine
needles. The health benefits include blood purification,
blood pressure, diabetes and heart diseases.
Afternoon Lunch at Restaurant serving
Samgyetang, a nourishing Korean chicken and ginseng
soup, an ancient menu originated from the royal palace.
Specially selected young chickens no more than 45 days
old are stuffed with healthy ingredients such as rice,
ginseng, goji berries and other ingredients. For better
taste, add some noodles (one chicken per person), flavor
with salt and pepper. Served with Korean wine “Insumju”.
Stop by the Super Market for souvenirs, snacks,
chocolate, seaweed, kimchi, fresh fruits, ginseng, mud
packs, cosmetics, health pillows, Korean noodles and
many more, to bring back home for friends and relatives.
17.00 Board the Business Air flight 8B 867 bound for
21.00 h. Safe arrival at Suvarnabhumi Airport with
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Single occupancy – additional charge
Travelers Design Club reserves the right to change the
flight time, program or menu depending on the
circumstances, without prior notice.
1. Round trip on specified route traveling with tour
2. Meals as specified in the program
3. Entrance fees to various locations specified in the
4. Accommodations in hotels specified in the program or
similar category hotel (2 persons per room)
6. Airport taxes
7. Baggage 25 kilos per person
8. Tour Guides
9. Travel Insurance Baht 1,000,000 per person (according
to the terms and conditions)
Not included in the fares
1. Personal Expenses such as Passport application fees,
personal phone calls, laundry services, mini bar in
room, extra food and beverages (please contact the tour
leader for additional items and pay the difference)
2. 7% value added tax plus 3% tax
3. Excess luggage over 25 kilo allowance
4. Alien Visa fees. Please provide following documents.
Passport ● Copy of House Registration
• Identification ● Bank Saving Book (optional)
• Resident Permit ● two 2 inch photos
will assist with the visa processing for which the
traveler pays for visa fees. Holders of alien visas are
required to apply for exit and re-entry visa before
traveling and submitting the passport for visa
5. Tips for driver and local guide 20,000 won or 600
Baht per person/per trip.
1. Minimum number to a tour group is 10 persons or more
2. Flight and tour program can be changed as necessity
arises to accommodate travelers convenience.
3. Validity of the passport should not be less than 6
4. The company shall not be held responsible for flight
delay, demonstration, strikes or deny departure/arrival
by the immigration authorities, Labour Department in
Thailand or Korea which is beyond our control.
5. The company will not be responsible if the tour
member does not participate in a particular tour program
or take particular meal as all related expenses have
already been made in advance to the agents Korea.
6. The company will not be responsible in case of loss,
theft or accident caused through the negligence of the
7. In the case the tour member does not travel with the
group on the set date, the travel date cannot be changed
nor money refunded as this being a special fare ticket.
8. The partial or full payment made on airfares will not
be refunded as it is considered that the traveler
understand and accept the terms and conditions
9. The traveler shall travel with the tour group
according to the set program, and shall not be permitted
to travel on his/her own unless otherwise prior written
consent has been obtained. The insurance coverage made
on behalf of tour members shall not cover in case of
loss of life or property caused through accident
including hotel accommodations and meals according to
the set program, if traveling on his/her own.
1. A deposit of Baht 5,000 upon booking or full payment
to be made 20 days before departure date.
2. In case the immigration department in Thailand or
Korea deny departure or entry the company reserve the
right to retain payments made on services.
3. In case the tour member is in her pregnancy, she
shall notify the company when booking the tour. A
medical certificate is required from the physician (in
English 7 days before departure) certifying that she is
fit to travel.
4. In case of cancellation, the company or their agent
in Thailand or Korea reserve the right to retain the
payment made. This also applies to deposits made on
Charter flights and extra flights.
Tips on Tour
Important documents to be produced to the Korean
Immigration Authorities. Visas are issued to tourists,
consideration based on documents.
1. Documents on employment status, such as company
identity card, business card or employment letter in
English. Letter from the tour organizer in case of
2. Should carry approximately US$ 300 or 300,000 won for
5 days stay (if traveler do no carry credit cards such
as Visa, American Express, Diners or Master card).
3. In case of students, a letter from the institution
and student card. Recommend traveling with a relative
under same surname.
4. In case of a new passport, please also attach the old
5. Dress appropriately. Do not wear slippers.
1. 1,000 Korean “won” is equivalent to Baht 30-35.
2. You can change the money at the Thai Airport. (US
Dollars are used in the airport and hotels in Korea).
Suggest you change to 600,000 won or USD 600 and carry
credit cards in case the Immigration authorities ask to
produce. (Rate of exchange is approximately US$1 equals
3. The customs allow each traveler to carry 1 bottle
liquor, 2 oz. perfume and 1 carton cigarettes. However,
there are no restrictions on exit from Seoul.
4. Advise check on weather before traveling for
Spring March-May 10-25 degree celcius
Summer June-August 25-35
Autumn September-November 05-15
Winter December-February 01-10
5. The standard electricity supply in Korea is 110
volts, Most hotels and tourist locations may provide
outlet converters for 110 and 220 volts
6. Many hotels do not generally provide tooth brush,
paste, shampoo and such amenities and should carry
personal items such as towels as the hotels provide only
small towels which cannot be wrapped around. Drinking
water is not provided (must pay for mini bar services).
7. During winter November-April, most hotels have
heaters on (central air system), however you can have
the windows open for cold air.
8. Thai mobile phones with GSM sim cards cannot be used
as CDMA network is used in Korea. Please ensure that you
change to international card before departure. Contact
the International mobile counter located on the second
floor Suvarnabhumi Airport. International phone cards
are also available in all hotels for 3,000/5,000 and
10,000 won which can be used to call home by dialing
001-66-2- followed by the telephone number.
(2-Bangkok/38-Cholburi/53-Chiangmai) followed by
telephone number. For mobile, dial 001-66-8-followed by
9. The time difference between Korea and Thailand is 2
hours. (Schedules are set according to Local time). For
convenience, please adjust your watches accordingly.
10. Tipping in Korea is very essential. Most restaurants
and hotels in Korea generally do not provide service
staff. However if a staff assist with your luggages, you
may consider giving a tip at your discretion. For
instance, for driver and local guide who assist during
the course of the tour you may pay an average of 20,000
won per person per trip.
11. There are 2 kinds of taxis, blue and white, meter
starts at 1,900 won for the first 2 kilo meters (the
drivers do not speak English). Time between 24.00-01.00
am additional 20% is charged. Deluxe taxis (yellow) the
meter starts at 4,500 won for first 3 kilometers, no
additional charge for night service (driver can speak
English). Visitor should carry hotel business card or
brochure when traveling by underground in Seoul. Ticket
costs 1,000 won throughout the trip.
12. Shopping at local markets such as Dongdaemun,
Myeongdong, Itaewon accept only Korean won and bargain
can be made up to 10-30%. However, you cannot bargain at
duty free outlets, department stores and super markets.
Suggest carry a small calculator for easy calculations.
13. During sojourn ensure that you carry your passport,
air ticket and other important documents and safely
14. In restaurants set meals served are for four
persons. Kimchi – a traditional fermented vegetables and
spices is served as side dish with every meal.
If you should have any problem please contact the
accompanying local guide.
Please ensure that you carry a valid passport.
Be sure to check the expiry date of the passport
which should not be less than 6 months to avoid
difficulties in traveling. The company reserves
the right to retain all payments made related to