Busan Tour from Seoul via KTX
TAGY Travel Korea
Make your way to Busan, the second-largest metropolis in Korea, via a KTX express train that travels at the speed of 300km/h. Two and a half hours ride will bring you to Busan station. The beautiful port city of Busan, the second-largest metropolitan area in Korea, is heavily visited by national and international tourists alike. No matter how extreme the temperature gets throughout the seasons, the city always bustles with people heading for the many attractions to see and explore! Absolutely wonderful beaches, glamorous night scenes, and traditional markets are scattered around the city.
A pickup at your hotel starts your trip with a transfer to Seoul Station, where the train is ready to carry you to Busan. After the ride across the South Korean countryside, You will get to Busan station and meet your guide, set out to visit some of the most storied sights around.
Amidong Tombstone Culture Village
The stairs and the walls in this village are different from what you normally see.
They are all tombstones. That's why the village is called Tombstone culture village. People began living here in tents since 1951 during the Korean War. When it became more settled, the tents became too small, so people began building on top of Japanese graves which was created during the Japanese colonial rule. This Village is right next to Gamchon culture village. From this village, the entire city of Busan can be seen.
Gamcheon Mural village
After Jagalchi market, you will head for Gamchen Mural village. Gamcheon was a refuge to many people fleeing to Busan during the Korean War. The Gamcheon Cultural Village embraces the joys and sorrows of the Korean War refugees and modern history of Busan. The creative urban regeneration project started in 2010 and the success of the project attracts 1,400,000 Korean and foreign tourists to the village annually. The place in the photo on top of this page is very famous photo spot. Many tourists line up to take pictures from the spot.
Jagalchi fish market
Jagalchi fish market mainly deals with live and freshly caught seafood. Fish and shellfish are caught daily and sold fresh to consumers, almost right off the boat. The area is lined with tanks containing all sorts of fish, eels, squid, shellfish, and mollusks. Some areas have workers preparing the seafood for long term storage. You can watch as the fish get scaled, beheaded, chopped up, and dumped in a box of ice, all in record time.
For lunch, try grilled fish and hot spicy fish soup at a restaurant in the market.
UN Memorial Cemetery
You'll visit the UN Memorial Cemetery in Korea. The UN Memorial Cemetery is a well administered, beautifully maintained final resting place for many allied soldiers who died during the Korean War. If you have time during your visit to Busan, drop in for a couple of hours and walk around this solemn but magnificent place.
There is Dongbaek Island at the western end of Haeundae beach. Dongbaek is translated into Camellia which is growing in islands of southern provinces and southern coastal area of Korea blossoming around March., of which the leaves are thick and glossy maintaining dark green color through 4 seasons. There is Nurimaru APEC house, around three-story building exclusively built for the final summit meeting for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference in the island.
Haeundae Beach is the most popular beach in South Korea, with 1 million visitors a day during the summer season. Offering various water sports activities, festivals, concerts, and parties, Haeundae Beach is a destination worth visiting for an exciting getaway!
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple is situated on the coast of the north-eastern portion of Busan. This superb attraction offers visitors the rare find of a temple along the shore line; most temples in Korea are located in the mountains.
In the evening, you will take KTX train back to Seoul.
From Seoul station to your hotel, you will return on your own.
Number of Guest / Price per Person
- 2Persons / USD390
- 3Persons / USD320
- 4Persons / USD292
- 5Persons / USD274
- 6Persons / USD263
- 7Persons / Inquiry
- 1Day Private tour
- All admission fees to tourists sites
- Local-English or Chinese speaking tour guide (when you arrive at Busan station)
- Round-trip transfer service with private vehicle (Busan)
- Round-trip KTX ticket (Economy class)
- Hotel Pick-up in Seoul
- Personal expenses
- Drop-off service in Seoul
- Every Meal