Dreamtrips - Discover the Heart of Seoul, South Korea

Dreamtrips - Discover the Heart of Seoul, South Korea



26 Dec 15:00 - 29 Dec 12:00 - Seoul
Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Times Square

Route

About Your Trip

Old meets new in Seoul, South Korea’s cultural epicenter and megacity with approximately 10 million people. Delve into the heart and soul of this vivacious city with a range of tour stops that showcase the ancient and the modern. Your first outing brings you to N Seoul Tower, a former radio station built in 1969. From an observation deck, you’ll get a good idea of the city’s intriguing landscape with 360-degree views. Head to the bustling, artsy Insadong district, and stock up on souvenirs and crafts such as pottery and traditional tea sets. After lunch, depart for Gyeongbokgung Palace, the former home of royalty during the Joseon dynasty (1392-1897). Downtown, you’ll visit Gwanghwamun Square, home to several statues of historically significant figures. Then, at nearby Cheonggyecheon Stream, stroll the paved pathway set with bridges, waterfalls and parks.



During your next full-day tour, venture to the outskirts of the city, away from the crowds, to Namiseom, a tranquil island-art community. It formed in 1944 due to dam construction and boasts a peaceful hideaway with wide open spaces and wildlife. Next, spice it up and make traditional gochujang, a popular chili pepper-based condiment that’s been used throughout the ages as a base ingredient for many Korean recipes. End your day at one of the city’s busiest shopping districts, Myeong-dong, made up of high-end retail shops and department stores

What we love:
• Set on Namsan Mountain in the center of the city, N Seoul Tower stands 780 feet (238 meters) high, with the observatory level at 453 feet (138 meters) in the air.
• Crafts in the Insadong district may date back to 57 B.C.
• The 1395 Gyeongbokgung Palace is part of the larger Gyeongbokgung complex of gates, bridges, pavilions and historical buildings.

What's Included

Your DreamTrip includes 4 days and 3 nights in Seoul, South Korea, as well as:
• Full-day Seoul city tour; includes transportation and gratuities.
• Full-day tour of Namiseom island and chili pepper paste-making experience; includes transportation and gratuities.
• Complimentary access to the hotel’s fitness center.
• Welcome drink upon arrival.
• 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1 dinner.
• An In-destination Support team member will be provided on this trip. Their goal is to ensure you have a great DreamTrips™ experience from landing to liftoff. They host a welcome reception on arrival day, attend scheduled activities throughout the trip, notify the group of itinerary updates and more.

Transportation

Airfare is not included in the trip price! The closest commercial airport to the hotel is Incheon International Airport (ICN), approximately 33 miles (53 kilometers) away. We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for any trip.

Airport Transfers

Round-trip airport transfers are included from:
Incheon International Airport (ICN) to the hotel on December 26 at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. or 5 p.m.
The hotel to Incheon International Airport (ICN) on December 29 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m.

To arrange your airport transfers, please submit flight details by December 12.

Please note: Transfers are provided only for the airport(s), dates and times listed above.

Hotel Details

Courtyard® by Marriott® Seoul Times Square is conveniently located within Times Square Mall. Only steps away is this one-stop entertainment center with a multitude of shops and restaurants, as well as a giant movie screen measuring 107 feet (31 meters) long inside CGV Starium. After a busy day, guests can relax and rejuvenate at the hotel’s MoMo Cafe.

Hotel features:
• MoMo Cafe and room service.
• 24-hour fitness center.
• Concierge desk.
• Business center.
• Complimentary self-parking.

Guest Room accommodations with:
• 1 king bed or 2 double beds.
• Maximum occupancy 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children. (Please note: An extra bed is required for occupancy of 2 adults and 2 children. Contact Travel Support for availability and booking.)

Guest Room accommodations on the Executive Level with:
• 1 king bed or 2 double beds.
• Maximum occupancy 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children. (Please note: An extra bed is required for occupancy of 2 adults and 2 children. Contact Travel Support for availability and booking.)
• Complimentary access to the Executive Lounge.
• 30% discount on food-and-beverage purchase (for 2 people) at MoMo Cafe.

All room types feature:
• Bathroom with separate shower and bathtub.
• Iron and ironing board.
• Color television.
• Coffee- and tea-making facilities.
• Minibar (consumption at an additional cost).
• Complimentary Wi-Fi.

Check-in: 3 p.m.
Checkout: noon.
Minimum check-in age is 19.

Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Times Square
15 Yeongjung-ro
Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul 150-798, South Korea

Pricing for children for this hotel may differ from (and be greater than) pricing for adults. Click BOOK IT to check. If the pricing for children differs from the pricing for adults, refer to the Policies section for further details.

Hotel Check-in Requirements

By booking this DreamTrip I understand that the hotel may request a credit card upon check-in. The hotel may request the credit card in order to: a) place a monetary hold of US$50-200; or b) hold for incidental, security or other charges. By booking, I acknowledge having received notice of this potential charge and accept that Rovia™ recommends a credit card rather than a debit or bank card be used in the event the hotel requests the card. I understand that any such request made by the hotel is outside of the control of WorldVentures™ and Rovia and is strictly a hotel policy. Should I have questions concerning the hotel’s policy, I accept responsibility for contacting the hotel independent of Rovia or WorldVentures.


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