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South Korea is an unexplored slice of East Asia. A land of ancient ruins, romantic legends, natural wonders, extraordinary landscapes and packed modern cities, South Korea can trace its history back half a million years. These days most cities consist of a new fashionable area with coffee shops and karaoke bars, but in these same cities you will also find the Korea of old; alleyways and street markets in an intriguing maze where vendors sell everything, just as they have done for hundreds of years.

Our Scenic South Korea tour features many of the island’s wonderful highlights; the bustling metropolis of Seoul is a place to experience at least once in a lifetime. Modern skyscrapers, shopping malls and pop culture meets Buddhist Temples, Palaces and street markets. Boseong is the green tea capital of Korea, the surrounding climate and soul is believed to be the key, as it provides perfect conditions to grow this unique green tea that has a distinct taste and aroma.

Busan – Korea’s second biggest city is full of character and provides many different attractions such as temples, mountains and beaches. Gyeongju – Known as ‘the museum without walls’, the history of this place is outstanding. Gyeongju was originally the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Silla (57 BC -935 AD) and was at one point the 4th largest city in the world.

Coronavirus Update for South Korea

While many parts of the world are still struggling with the virus, there are many places in the world that are winning the fight.

South Korea was on the list of quarantine exemptions announced on Friday 3 July. It currently has one of the lowest rates of new infections with just 61 new daily infections reported yesterday* which makes us optimistic that we will return to life as normal and be able to enjoy our dream holidays soon.

*Correct as of 6 July 2020.

Top Holidays to South Korea

South Korea offers a wealth of wonderful sights and experiences. What better way to explore them than on a Wendy Wu tour?

  • Scenic South Korea Tour

    Scenic South Korea

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    13 days from £4,490ppFully Inclusive of Tour & Flights

    • Bustling Seoul
    • Picturesque Busan
    • Gyeongju - 'the museum without walls'
    • Scenic Mt Seorak National Park
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Amazing places to see in South Korea

Our National Escorts in South Korea

Award-winning Guiding...

All of our holidays in South Korea are accompanied by a dedicated National Escort throughout. We task them with the responsibility to keep you safe, happy, inspired and entertained and they respond with Gusto! Guiding you through the intricacies and eccentricities of the Korean way of doing things with expert ease.

All of our National Escorts in South Korea...

  • Have a minimum of five years experience in guiding
  • Are fluent in English
  • Are unparalleled experts, born and raised in the local area
  • Go through rigorous and constant training
  • Are at your service 24 hours a day
Our Tour Guides
Meet Sue

Meet Sue

A generous and open-minded tour guide, this is how my travellers would describe me. Whilst in South Korea you will explore the country during the most beautiful time of year. Our tour is designed to showcase Korea’s iconic sights, less known sites and authentic and exciting cultural experience.

Sue was so knowledgeable and courteous. I have travelled with Wendy Wu before and the experience was unparalleled.

People Think the world of us

Awards are all well and good, but it's our customer feedback that means the most to us. We're proud that so many of our customers would be happy to recommend us to their friends and family - that's all the accolade we need.
  • A holiday of a lifetime. Every day brought more "wow" moments. Fabulous country, people, sights, food (we ate like kings) experiences and in particular both our national guide and his local guides. A rating of excellent does not adequately describe just how good this holiday was. Extremely high quality holiday in every respect right from booking through to landing back in the UK.
    Stephen
  • The tour was fantastic from start to finish with so many memorable places seen. George was a wonderful tour guide who gave 110% looking after us. The food was great, hotels good abd the regional tour guides were very knowledgeable.
    Valerie
  • The tour was as good as you can get. Plenty of amazing sites through the whole country and good activities, combined with just the right amount of spare time. Our guide was great, full of information, friendly and more then willing to give a helping hand. All in I would totally recommend this tour and Wendy Wu and give a big thumbs up to our guide.
    Paul
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Our Awards

  • Globe Travel Award Winner 2017
  • British Travel Awards 2019 - Best Holiday Company to East and Central Asia
  • British Travel Awards 2019 - Best Holiday Company to Southeast Asia
  • Silver Travel Advisor - Awards Winner 2018

Useful and Interesting

We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about South Korea:

  • Time Difference - GMT +9
  • Approx. Flight Time - 11 Hours
  • Visa Required? - No
  • Capital City - Seoul
  • Population - 51 Million
  • Dialing Code - +82
  • Currency - South Korean Won

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