- 8 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Take in the sights of Busan while accompanied by an informative private guide. This sightseeing tour takes you throughout the city in one day, from the Buddhist mountain temple of Beomeosa to Gamcheon Culture Village, where contemporary art fills a maze of alleyways. See other Busan highlights such as Jagalchi Fish Market and Mt.Hwangryeong, where observatory offers views as far as the East Sea and City center. Korean lunch and round-trip hotel transport by private minivan are included.
- Entrance fees
- Professional English-speaking guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by private air-conditioned minivan
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- <Pick up available in all locations(Airport, Train station, Hotel in Busan)>
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (recommended)
From your Busan city Hotel
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
Returns to original departure point
Meet your guide upon pickup at your hotel and hop in your comfortable, private minivan for the drive to Mt Geumjeong. Located halfway up the mountain is Beomeosa (Temple of the Nirvana Fish), originally built in 678 during the reign of King Munmu of the Silla Dynasty. Learn about the temple’s history as you explore the complex, including gates, halls, pagodas and stone lamps showcasing Korea’s traditional Buddhist architecture or If you want to see Haedong Yonggungsa temple that was built in 1376 during Goryeo Dynasty by the buddhist priest Naong who was the mentor of King Gongmin. it's situated on the beautiful coast of north-eastern of Busan, you can choose to go there.
Continue on to Gamcheon Culture Village, a fascinating hillside enclave decorated with pastel houses, sculptures and other art installations. Sometimes referred to as the ‘Santorini of the East,’ among other nicknames, Gamcheon as it’s known today was created during the rebuilding phase after the Korean War. Walk with your guide through the labyrinthine alleyways, perhaps stopping at the Sky Garden for the best views.
Enjoy hot stone rice with many delicious side dishes for lunch at a local Korean restaurant.
Afterward, you’ll experience more local life at the vibrant Jagalchi Fish Market, where you can find a diverse array of seafood and dried fish on display. Famous throughout the country, Korea’s largest fish market is representative of Busan, as are the female vendors in their aprons washing down their stalls.
Then drive to Mt. Hwangryeong, a popular destination for locals. From the top of the Mountain, you can view downtown Busan. On a sunny day, keep an eye out for Tsushima Island across the East Sea in Japan.
Your final stop, Gukje Market (International Market), provides plenty of shopping opportunities. Souvenirs and good bargains are easy to find. The wholesale market includes several venues, like Ggangtong Market, Manmul Street and Changsun shopping mall.
After a full-day tour visiting many of Busan’s top attractions, you’re driven back to your hotel.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
- A maximum of 6 people per booking
- A moderate amount of walking is involved. Please wear a comfortable pair of shoes
- Tour is subject to change without notice due to local conditions
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.