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Luxury Seoul
Tours made for you

Immerse yourself in the wonders of Seoul with a private journey designed just for you

Explore South Korea's capital of contrasts

South Korea’s capital and by far its largest city with a metropolitan area home to over half the country’s entire population, Seoul is one of East Asia’s major centres of culture and commerce.

A dichotomic mix of bleeding edge technology and tradition, an incredible work ethic and serene Buddhist temples, utterly unique youth subcultures and conformity, it is a city long popular with Asian tourists that’s gradually being discovered by those from the West.

Bisected by the Han River into the northern historic ‘Gangbuk’ and modern southern ‘Gangnum’ halves, Seoul is further divided into 25 districts, known as gu, each with an area and population comparable to a small city. With these each having their own centre, the whole metropolis has no true core, much like Los Angeles. Thankfully getting around is easy as Seoul enjoys an incredibly comprehensive, modern and genuinely pleasant metro system.

Sites to see include five major palaces, numerous temples and many museums. Food lovers will be spoilt with delectable street food, busy markets and great restaurants while numerous and vast nightlife districts play host to one of the liveliest city scenes in the world. Getting out of town, the surrounding mountains reward hikers with spectacular city views.

Highlights

Hike nearby mountains for panoramic views of the city

Visit palaces, temples and museums to dive into Seoul’s rich history

Experience the lively city scene after sunset

Feast on Seoul’s delectable street food and at famed restaurants

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Rachel O’Leary

Travel Designer

Luxury accommodation in Seoul

There are many incredible places to stay in Seoul. Here are some of our favourites, handpicked by our travel designers:
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Whatever you want from your Seoul tour, our team of expert travel designers are ready to help.

Where to go

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Busan

One of the busiest port cities in the world, Busan’s energy is palpable. A city of stark variations with brightly decorated houses, ancient temples, buzzing restaurants and bars, lively fish markets and plenty of opportunity to hike in the surrounding countryside.

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Gyeongju

Gyeongju seems almost covered in historical buildings and ruins, including the 8th century Bulguksa Temple and nearby Seokguram Grotto. Let your expert guide bring the ancient lives of the Silla dynasty to life here.

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Jeju Island

An island of natural beauty, exciting hiking and some of the most delicious seafood in the world. Watch in awe as the haenyeo ‘sea women’ free dive for clams, abalone, octopus, squid and seaweed.

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Jeonju

Hancock Village is the traditional neighbourhood of Jeonju City. Wooden houses form a maze of cobbled streets with an atmosphere of a bygone era. The food scene here draws Koreans from far and wide who spend the day wandering the hundreds of food stalls.

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Meet your Asia team

Plan your trip to Seoul

Whatever you want from your adventure in Seoul, our team of expert travel designers are ready to help.

Why book with Jacada?

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Personalised design

We’ll plan your trip around your specific interests, tastes and preferences, providing helpful tips and honest advice based on first-hand knowledge of the destination.

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Authentic experiences

Our expert guides and brilliant travel concierges are hand-picked to provide a genuine experience, bringing your destination to life with care and passion.

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Responsible travel

Our luxury trips are designed with responsible travel principles that prioritise travel experiences that are both good for you and good for the planet.

Plan with peace of mind

When you book a trip in today’s world there’s a lot to think about. But with the right advice and expert planning, you can do it with confidence.

If you book to travel with us but your plans are impacted by circumstances you can’t control, we’ll change your reservation or cancel your booking for a full credit towards future travel.

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