Full-day UNESCO World Heritage tour
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Excursions & day trips

Full-day UNESCO World Heritage tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Set off to discover 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Changdeokgung Palace
  • Visit Jongmyo, a royal shrine with the ancestral tablets of Joseon dynasty’s royal family
  • See the beautiful Huwon garden, which is often called as Secret Garden
  • Enjoy a historical tour of Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
What to expect

On this full-day tour, admire the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Royal Shrine, and Suwon Hwaseong Fortress. Start in Seoul and visit Jongmyo, a royal shrine with the ancestral tablets of Joseon dynasty’s royal family. Next, you will visit the Changdeokgung Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From there, you will go to the beautiful Huwon garden, which is often called as Secret Garden as it is used for leisurely strolls only by royal family members. Later, stop at another World Heritage Site, Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, and be amazed at the construction of the wall, which is believed to have been constructed scientifically using seokjae and jeondol (bricks). Get an up-close view of spaces between the bricks that are just big enough to fire guns, arrows, or long spears.

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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
    • English speaking guide
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off from hotels in Seoul
    • Entrance fees to all sites
    • Lunch
    What's not included
    • Optional gratuities
    • 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 will be visited on Mondays instead of Changdeokgung Palace and Secret Garden
    • Bukchon Hanok Village will be visited on Tuesdays instead of Jongmyo Royal Shrine
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    When
    • Daily at 9.00am
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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 activity begins. If you cancel up to 5 days before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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