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South Korea Tours

The lower half of the Korean Peninsula is houses a country that blends 24-hours a day action with far-flung natural serenity. South of the intimidating border with North Korea, South Korea flourishes as a country punctuated by bustling city life, excellent cuisine, welcoming hospitality, and 5000 years of history. Most visitors to South Korea will find themselves in Seoul, where packed night markets and beeping taxis share streets with stately palaces. Outside of the city, craggy mountains adorn national parks, beckoning hikers and climbers from around the world. Shred at the ski resorts or drop your line off the coast. No matter where you are in South Korea, you’ll be delighted not only by the scenery, but by the unfettered helpfulness and quiet dignity of its populace.

When visiting South Korea, a tour is nearly essential. An expert guide can help you navigate the rushing streets of Seoul, picking out the best street food or navigating through the subway system. Let your tour lead the way through the wilderness, finding the best hiking trails and climbing routes or the best slices of sea to sail on. Should you wish to gaze across the border to infamous North Korea, a guide will be essential in explaining the tense history between the two nations at the very spot where north meets south. With so much to do, explore, and learn, a tour in South Korea is an absolute must!

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  • Explore several provinces and regions in South Korea
  • Soak up South Korean culture, visiting museums, temples, and markets
  • Hike in four national parks and visit the beautiful Naksan Beach
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  • Discover the beauty of South Korea as you hike its national parks
  • Visit temples, palaces, museums, markets, observatories, and more
  • Cover amazing distances as you explore 5 of the country’s 8 provinces
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  • Explore the highlights of South Korea through exciting activities
  • Visit museums, palaces, markets, temples, and a national park
  • Enjoy a unique overnight stay and ceremonies at Woljeongsa Temple
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  • Cycle and drive your way from Seoul to Busan
  • Enjoy 9 epic days on a bike, seeing the highlights of South Korea
  • Explore markets, temples, museums, fortresses, and palaces
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  • Visit the holy birthplace of Catholicism in South Korea
  • Explore Seoul and several surrounding regions
  • Experience the reverence of cathedrals across the country
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  • Bask in the energy of South Korea’s vibrant capital, Seoul
  • Enjoy 6 epic days of cycling, interspersed with cultural sightseeing
  • Visit temples, museums, palaces, markets, and observatories
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When it comes to adventure tours, everyone’s looking for something a little different. That’s why we’ve put together the ultimate list of adventure excursions, catering to all preferences and travel tastes. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing, full-service cycling tour through the countryside, or a self-guided trek through unforgiving mountain terrain, we’ve got you covered. From private and group tours, to self-guided excursions, explore our list of adventure tours to find your perfect holiday.

Adventure tours offer travelers unique, memorable and sometimes life-changing travel experiences, and you’re sure to make memories that you’ll cherish forever. Start your next adventure today by exploring our fantastic range of adventure tours and trips!

Guided Tours

Guided tours are a popular choice for travelers who are visiting a brand-new location, and want to source some insider knowledge. If you prefer to sit back, relax and leave the planning to someone else, a guided adventure tour could be a good option.

You’ll never learn more about a place than if you’re with an experienced guide. Guidebooks, maps, and audio recordings may be useful, but your personal tour guide will come equipped with up-to-the minute local knowledge, ready to answer all of your questions! Many travelers find that their tour guides show them hidden, local gems that you won’t find in any guidebook.

Guided tours can be private or organised as part of a group, but either way, all the hard work is taken care of by your guides. The tour operators will typically arrange pick-up at your accommodation, drop you off at the end of the trip, and take care of everything you need along the way. Travel can be stressful, but booking a guided tour takes a the burden off you, allowing you to make the most of your travel experience.

Guided group tours are usually cheaper than private tours, as costs are often split between all adventure tour participants. However, they’re not quite as intimate, so if you're looking to celebrate a special occasion, you may want to spring for a more expensive, private experience. Private tours can also offer more flexibility, allowing you to customise your itinerary based on your personal preferences.Whatever you choose, a guided tour is an excellent way to experience adventure travel, particularly if you’re short on time, nervous about traveling somewhere new, or want to immerse yourself in local cultures.

Self-Guided Tours

Self-guided tours are an excellent option for more adventurous travelers. On a self-guided tour, the planning and logistics are completed by the tour operator, but you’ll set off by yourself without a guide. Self-guided adventure tours are best suited to experienced travelers who like to travel independently or who already know the location and don’t necessarily need a guide on hand.

Choosing a self-guided tour means that you can enjoy the benefits of local knowledge and logistical help, whilst still feeling independent and free to roam. This creates a much more intimate travel experience than even private guided adventure tours. On a self-guided adventure tour, you control the schedule. If you want to stay a little longer for photos, take a small detour, or just travel at a slower pace, you're usually free to do so as long as you're where you need to be at specified points along the route. Finally, self-guided tours are generally more affordable for budget travelers since you're not paying for the guide's time.

Whilst this type of adventure tour can be particularly rewarding, it’s best suited to more seasoned travelers. Even though most of the planning is completed for you, you’ll need to be prepared for whatever contingencies might arise during your tour. Weather delays, vehicle problems, medical emergencies, and lodging issues can all cause significant headaches if you’re left to deal with these on your own in a foreign country without a guide. Additionally, in some places it’s better to take a guide for added security.

Custom Tours

Can’t find an itinerary you like? We’re more than happy to work with our local tour partners to craft a unique, custom experience tailored specifically to your interests, budget, and time constraints.

Custom tours are generally more expensive than “canned” guided or self-guided tours because of the extra planning involved. The additional cost is often well worth it, however, because these adventure tours will more closely align with your dreams and desires. Spend the time and money on everything you'd like to do and nothing on what you don't want to do.

You can also enjoy a custom tour experience that's either guided or self-guided. Take full advantage of your imagination to come up with an itinerary that you won't soon forget. Just be aware that we may not be able to meet your wishes one hundred percent, but we will work with our partners to get as close as limitations allow. If you don’t have a complete custom adventure tour itinerary in mind, we’ve got the experience to provide suggestions for you.

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