Changdeokgung Palace UNESCO World Heritage tour
Excursions & day trips

Changdeokgung Palace UNESCO World Heritage tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Changdeokgung Palace
  • Exploring walk in a lively antique alley, Insadong Alley
  • Visit the timeless Changdeokgung Palace and the enchanting secret garden
What to expect

Take in the culture and history of Seoul on a guided half-day tour of South Korea's capital city. Head to the Changdeokgung Palace that was home to 13 Korean kings for over 270 years. Next to the palace is Huwon, which often is called the Secret Garden. It was designated in 1997 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its historical significance, simplicity, subtleness, and harmony with the natural environment. With scenic natural vistas that include small hillocks, glens, and wooded areas, it also sits in perfect harmony with man-made ponds, bridges, and pavilions, Secret Garden is one of the most enchanting gardens in Korea, and after admiring the beauty of the park, you can go to Insadong Alley. It's a popular spot amongst the local youngsters, popular for unique and particular cafes, you can take a walk there and do as you please before going back to your hotel.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • Licensed guide
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off from hotels in Seoul
    • Entrance fees to all sites
    What's not included
    • Optional gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 2-9)
    • Infants (age 0-1): free admission
    Where

    Pick up from your hotel in the Seoul city area

    Meeting point:

    During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
    • Please re-confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner at least 48 hours before departure. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
    • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time
    • Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Folk Museum will be visited on Mondays instead of Changdeokgung Palace and Secret Garden
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    When
    • Daily at 1.00pm
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    Provider
    Holiday Planners
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 6 days before the experience begins. If you cancel up to 5 days before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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