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Seoul Morning Heritage Tour Including Changdeokgung Palace provided by I Love Seoul Tour - Day Tours

Seoul Morning Heritage Tour Including Changdeokgung Palace

Seoul Morning Heritage Tour Including Changdeokgung Palace
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Enjoy this morning half-day tour that will introduce you to the historical heritage of Seoul. Visit the famous Bukchon Hanok Village, Changdeokgung Palace (or Gyeongbokgung Palace on Monday) and Jongmyo Royal Shrine(or Insadong on Tuesday) This tour concludes at the Myeongdong area. No Shopping center guaranteed.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Chinese, Japanese, English, Chinese
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Chinese, Japanese, English, Chinese
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 14882P1
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup in downtown Seoul only
  • Hotel pickup available outside downtown for an additional charge
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Changdeokgung Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Jongmyo Shrine
  • Entry/Admission - Bukchon Cultural Center
Exclusions
  • Hotel Drop off (Dismissed at Myeong-dong area)
  • Meals or drinks
Duration
4h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Hotel pickup is only available for centrally located Seoul hotels (downtown); if your hotel or guesthouse is behind an alley, your guide will meet you in front of the nearest central hotel or nearest subway station. If your hotel is not listed, please let us know your hotel name and address. Return: Drop-off at Myeongdong
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Hotel pickup is only available for centrally-located Seoul hotels. If your hotel/guesthouse is behind alleys, our English guide will meet you in front of the nearest central hotel or nearest subway station.
  • This tour does not stop at any shopping centers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup in downtown Seoul only
  • Hotel pickup available outside downtown for an additional charge
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Changdeokgung Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Jongmyo Shrine
  • Entry/Admission - Bukchon Cultural Center
Exclusions
  • Hotel Drop off (Dismissed at Myeong-dong area)
  • Meals or drinks
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Hotel pickup is only available for centrally located Seoul hotels (downtown); if your hotel or guesthouse is behind an alley, your guide will meet you in front of the nearest central hotel or nearest subway station. If your hotel is not listed, please let us know your hotel name and address. Return: Drop-off at Myeongdong
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
4h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Hotel pickup is only available for centrally-located Seoul hotels. If your hotel/guesthouse is behind alleys, our English guide will meet you in front of the nearest central hotel or nearest subway station.
  • This tour does not stop at any shopping centers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Changdeokgung Palace
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Jongmyo Shrine
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Bukchon Cultural Center
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
    See details
    Pass by
    Myeongdong Shopping Street
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Hannah Jo
7 contributions
A lot to see, not enough time to see it
Sep 2019
Our tour guide picked us up at 8:15am and told us it usually goes until about 12:30pm with four stops...we were done at 11:30am. There was four stops and while they were all fun, interesting places to visit, we felt very rushed. We did not have time to look around, let alone shop or read information. Our tour guide was walking very quickly and while she gave us a lot of information, most of it interesting, we don't think we got our money's worth since it was so fast. Our experience was not what we were hoping it would be
Written 3 October 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear. Barrios92615, Hi, Barrios92615. Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. First of all, we feel sorry for any inconvenience you experienced during the tour. We understand your feeling that the tour went rushed and ended faster than you heard from the guide. We can strongly say that we will improve this matter and thank you for letting us know. Thank you again for the review and your review will help us to improve the tour. Best Regards, Sarah Lee
Written 5 November 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Nathan Smith Jr
Berkley, MI581 contributions
Overpriced and Rushed! Save your money!
Aug 2019
Right, so I’m not sure if it were just our guide or what, I see that many of the other reviews here are positive, so many others have had good experiences with this company. I can’t say that we did. My mother and I did the morning tour of Bukchon, the shrine, the palace and the national museum of Korea and we were left very disappointed for a variety of reasons. For one, the tour of Bukchon, which was really my only reason for going on a tour in the first place was extremely rushed and I could feed the tour guide breathing down my neck to the point where I barely took any pictures at all. We were legitimately only there for about 15 minutes and didn’t even go to the popular scenic lookouts.

Then, we get in a car and go to the palace, this was also very rushed and felt like I was watching a YouTube video on it rather than being there. We went from there to the shrine, which was a lot less rushed because the shrine have a separate guide who leads the tour.

Now at this point we’ve done a considerable bit of walking in the Korean summer humidity and rain and there’s not a single bottle of water offered? It’s not like the tour was free, we spent 120,000 won total and you’re telling me a company of this size with this many reviews on trip advisor can’t spare a bottle of water per customer on a 4 hour walking tour in 36 degree Celsius weather with 100 percent humidity?

We ended our day at the national museum of Korea which was also quite rushed and were given the choice of being dropped off at Myeong-dong or staying in the area. This is another complaint of mine. I’ve been to every continent and had guided tours on all of them. I’ve never been on a tour for this much money that didn’t take you back to your hotel directly. That’s ridiculous and shouldn’t even be offered as an option. All tours should pick up and drop off at the hotel as well as offer water to the customers, even if it’s for 1000 won to buy, you need to have some onboard.

We raised these concerns with our tour guide who initially brushed them off and said it was on the customers to provide themselves with water and then ultimately changed her tune to say that she’d bring it up with the office. This is ridiculous, even if it's to buy, tours in the summer need to have water for customers, it's a walking tour in the South Korean humidity. You provide umbrellas, you can spare a couple thousand won for some water as well.
Written 6 August 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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