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6-Hour Seoul English Walking Tour (6 Must-see Spots) or Customized Tours


Seochon & Tongin Market Traditional village and market at the west of “Gyeongbokgung Palace” (a main royal palace of Joseon dynasty, 1392 AD – 1910 AD) - See old book stores, motels, and boutique shops! Gwanghwamun Plaza Plaza with with “King Sejong” (a Korean alphabet creator) and “Yi Sun-sin” (a navy commander who won victories against Japanese navy) sculptures, underground museum, and Korea’s 1st comic store. - Take photos in the background of “Gyeongbokgung Palace” and great mountains! Cheonggyecheon Stream Modern stream with waterfall, fountains, and 22 bridges, replacing former transport infrastructure - Walk and say hello to couples & families! Deoksugung Palace Walled compound of palace during Joseon dynasty until the merger of Korea by Japan in 1910 (fee: 1,000 won, about 1 USD per person) Only palace with Western-style buildings - See “Rotating Ceremony of Chief Gatekeeper” (showing gatekeepers' controlling gate and checking passersby)! - Walk on the “Stone-wall Road” (a couples’ favorite place and filming spot). - Drop by old/new city halls. - Visit “Jeong-dong Jeil Church” (a Korea’s 1st methodist church). Itaewon Foreign commercial town with international restaurants, bars, and clubs - Stop by Seoul’s oldest foreign book store, pottery shop, and cafe! - Visit Muslim mosque, “Antique Furniture Street”, and “Vinyl & Plastic” (an analog record shop)! • Recommend to eat in Seochon: - In Tongin Market, make your own lunch box purchased with traditional coins. - In Hyoja Bakery, try bread delivered to “Blue House” (a president residence) for 30 years.



Culture & History Tour


Best way to start a trip in Korea is right here. By the end of the first hour, you’ll get your money’s worth just with the sheer knowledge we share with you about Korea and the Korean people. We don’t just push you from place to place. We give you great explanations about what you are looking at and offer up a lot of context. Start bright and early in the morning and we’ll go around the central Seoul area for the day. Most of Seoul’s heritage tour sites are in this area so it’s a great place to kickstart your stay here in Korea. We’ll start and finish at City Hall Station. We’ll see the ultra modern side of Seoul as well as Seoul when it was the ancient capital of the Joseon Dynasty (1392AD – 1910AD). An excellent way to see where this country came from, what it’s been through and where its going.



Seoul in a day : Private Tour


Seoul city walking tour is designed for travelers who want to experience a variety of different local scenes using public transportation (taxi / subway / bus). You can choose any of the places in Seoul and I will be your private tour guide to explain the fun facts and historical stories behind each place we visit. This is one of the best tours in South Korea. The itinerary is 100% up to you and I can recommend you many interesting places to explore in Seoul!



Understanding the Life of a Korean Tour


First we will dress up like a Korean in Korean traditional costumes. The we will talk about the birth of a Korean, the life & death of a Korean and even go so far as to talk about the afterlife of a Korean. From start to finish, we start with when babies are born to the pinnacles of their careers. We explore how they lived, through the culture & heritage sites of Seoul. 2 half day courses, mix and match, or combine them for a full day tour of the city! This is one of our more popular tours. By the end, you will be an expert on the Korean people, traditional architecture and the history of Korea. Book now to get a feel for the Koreans lived during the dyanstical period of the Joseon Kingdom (1392AD - 1910AD).



The Weeklong Seoul Tour


Here we will do everything you need or want to do in Seoul! Palaces and traditional markets? You got it! Kpop and the modern Gangnam side of Seoul? Coming right up! We will also do day trips outside of Seoul, but come back so that you can stay in the comforts of the hotel that you booked. Some of the things we will see outside of Seoul are the DMZ, Nami Island and Hwaseong Suwon Fortress Wall. Let me know if we've missed anything on the itinerary. 9 straight days of action-packed tours with a tour guide.



Seoul Highlights All in a Day


You will see everything you need to all packed into 1 day. The minimum tour hour is 7 hours a day, but can be as long as 12 hours a day. The Seoul Highlight Tour can be arranged for a two-day tour on request. $250 for 8 hours / $350 for 12 hours or a van tour $350 for 8 hours / $450 for 12 hours *The time to start the tour is subject to change depending on the location of the hotel you will stay in Seoul. ★ Clients are welcome to make any suggestions to make the tour short by skipping a few destinations. Customized tour can be arranged on request.


Korean Tour Guides are highly professional, licensed and go through a serious vetting process. They offer their own tours, but you can always ask them to customize it to your own interests.



Sung-Hyuk Kwon


6 years experienced freelance English walking tour guide in South Korea I am planning and leading customized, package, and incentive tours (on old/new Korea, K-pop, shopping, pretty towns, nature, B2B/B2C meetings, etc). I also guided Korean travelers in 20+ countries in Europe, Africa, Philippine, and Canada for 3 years while managing event guest itineraries & escorting in the United Nations and NGOs. Clients have truly appreciated my efficient tour routes, unique storytelling skills, and deep knowledge of local spots. They have valued me as a colorful, flexible, and pleasant guide who naturally makes fun time, handles any situations, and always maximizes clients’ satisfaction. - Propose customized tours. - Itinerary change, (price will change relatively) time schedule, and number of clients are flexible. - Give Korea travel tips.