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$250

Seoul Highlights All in a Day

Tour

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.

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$450

Seoul in a Day: Private Van + Guide

Tour

Are you planning to visit Seoul for the first time? I can customize the tour so you can maximize your time while you're in Seoul and see the locals, feel the culture, and taste the local food within a day! The itinerary is 100% up to you and I can recommend you many interesting places to explore in Seoul! A friendly driver with a van will bring you anywhere you like within Seoul and a professional licensed tour guide will accompany you to show you this lovely city with countless things to discover culturally and historically!

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$150

Understanding the Life of a Korean Tour

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).

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$250

Seoul Shopping Tour

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Showing around the most famous shopping area of Seoul. Best shopping places and will guide you to find anything you want to buy and to help in the right price and place by introducing unique local stores. I will take you to Myeongdong, Hongdae, Dongdaemun or wherever else you'd like to visit.

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$280

Let's go for highlights in Seoul!

Tour

We will visit some highlight spots of Seoul(must go places) in one day! It covers not only a history but also a culture and local experience :) You will experience old Korean dynasty to visit our palace in the morning and look around one of the best antique market in Seoul. After lunch, we will go to experience how to make kimchi and wear our beautiful traditional costume, hanbok using traditional backgrounds. It will be amazing experience and good memory for your instagram and facebook(definitely!!!) After that, we will visit local food market in Seoul so that you can experience korea's awesome street food. If we have more time, we can finish our tour at Han river park where you can see one of the best night view in Seoul and enjoy chimaek(chicken+beer) to make your night perfect ;)

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$250

Seoul in a day : Private Tour

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!

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$350

Make Your Own Photo-Trip Around Nami Island with a Tour Specialist!!

Tour

** This is a Customized Tour, which includes TOURGUIDING, DRIVING(van), and semiprofessional PHOTO service ** As listed bellow, there are many places you can choose to visit. Please feel free to name any of them, and we will go for it!! (This tour is designed to be 10 hours jounrney. After I get your priorities, I will provide you the best plan as possible. ) (1) Nami Island : This is a wonderful theme park that shows one of the fantastic examples of how cultural attractions can get harmony with nature. It is a good way to enjoy beautiful trees, river, and animals along with convenient facilities and drama sites. It is also, known as one of the best sites in Korea to take photos. (2) Pettie France : Theme Park of an old styled village in France. There are traditional housings which they got samples from 150 year-old houses, traditional performances(Marionette, Music Box, etc..), and the galleries of the paintings and famous novel called 'Little Prince'. Along with the cultural experiences of France, there are many decorations and paintings to make it so fun to take nice photos as well. (3) Garden of Morning Calm : : A Great Scale of Beautiful Garden designed by a professor specialized in Botanic. In this place, there are many titles of gardens that are all in harmony with each other with beautiful surroundings of mountain valleys. In winter, this garden makes even more wonderful sites, which is known as Light Festival. In this period(from December to February), they put millions of light bulbs and decorations on the trees and fields to show you a world of fantasy. (4) Rail Bike : Cycling on the rail way. It is 4 wheeled so no need to worry about falling down. This rail used to be for a train in the old time, but after those train stations were abolished, they made an attractions for bicycles. This rail goes through some of the most beautiful natural sceneries in this region. (5) Strawberry Picking(November ~ May) : You can pick the fresh strawberries in the farm. You know Korean Strawberries are known as the strawberries in the world. (6) Elysian Ski Resort(December ~ February) : Ski with a licensed ski instructor or just see the snow briefly and take photos (7) Dumulmeori river view : This is a crossing point of a Han river, which splits into Bukhangang river and Namhangang River. This site is actually so popular for local Koreans and has been filmed in dramas and movies. (8) Alpaca World($30 extra charge due to a long distance) : Let's play with Alpacas!! (9) Jade Garden : A European styled Garden beside a big resort owned by a big group, Hanhwa. Some dramas and movies took place here. (10) Seoul City Tour : Check out the modern and traditional aspects of Korean capital city, Seoul.

Guides

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.

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$35/hr

Hwal Ran Ok

Guide

Hello! My name is Hwal Ran and I am running a Korean Paper Art Experience Products program. At first, as I was in love with making Hanji crafts, I made them by myself and sold them to customers. As time went by, I changed my mind to share the experience with other people and also teach them how to do it so that people can better understand the real Korean culture. Now, I would like to introduce Korean paper art to people from all over the world in order to make them to have an interesting experience while visiting Korea. Korean paper art is a traditional craft art decorating lamps, paper pen, frame, hand mirror and etc with Korean traditional paper Hanji. Hanji comes with various colors and has unique bright colors that's just enough to grab your attention. The materials that I offer all come from Jeonju, which is the original place where Hanji started. Although I don't speak fluent English, there's no problem in giving lessons and I will show you demonstrations of how it works and provide you with simple instructions. I held sessions for over 10 years now to tourists and most of them loved after taking it. I want to share my background to all of you. 1997 Started as a Hanji craft instructor Instructor for teacher training 2006 Opening of Hanjichuoek craft center Awarded with special prize in Grand Art Exhibition of Korea held by Korea Fine Arts Association Awarded with special prize in National Hanji Craft Competition held by The Traditional Paper Artists Association 2009 Displayed in Colored Hanji Member Exibition held by Korean Paper Technology Association - "Hanji to World" Manufactured tailored frame with traditional motifs for festival of the year of interchange of Korea and China (held by Ministry of Culture) 2010 Introduced Hanji crafts program at NHK educational broadcast of Japan Selected as the most 20 must visit place in Insadong, Jongrogu Judge of Chamjongi Crafts Contest ~until 2014 2011 Introduced in a book(as part of experiences in Seoul), whose author is Shioda Sadaharu, a Japanese actor Invited artist for Hangeul Saegimjeon Invited Artist Exhibition 2014 Appeared in 'Ggureogi Tamgusenghwal', a program of SBS 2016 Appeared in 'Finding Mom', a program of EBS 2017 Displayed in Mauematti exhition Instructor for multiple workshops There's no need to worry about level of difficulty! I had customers from all over the world and they all found Hanji crafts easy and exciting to make! So don't hesitate and join me :) Come and experience the best Hanji crafts!