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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

A trip to Seoul and Jeju Island, South Korea

A trip to Seoul and Jeju Island, South Korea.

As narrated by Lim Siew Leng

On the 15th of October 2017, I went with my sisters-in-law, Teck Neo and Boon Neo,  my nephew,  Loong Xern and his fiancee on a 8D6N packaged tour to Seoul and Jeju island.  Following the advice given by tripadvisor I brought along a jacket and ample warm clothing.  Later I found out the weather was not that particularly cold but on certain days we had to don extra layers of warm clothing because of the strong wind and rain.  

Below is the itinerary of our trip and photos of places we visited.

Day 1   Flight to Seoul

Day 2   Arrival in Seoul. Tour of Deoksugung Palace.
             Flight to Jeju Island. Visit to Teddy Bear Farm.

Day 3  Jeju :  Yongduam Rock, Mysterious Road, Seongsan Sunrise
                        Peak,  Songup Folk Village, Oaedolgae, Cheonjiyeon
                        Waterfall, 3D Trick Art Museum

Day 4  Jeju/ Seoul/ Nami Island/ Mt Sorak:
             Flight from Jeju to Seoul. Visit to Kimchi DIY Making + Korean
              Costume Experience.  Ferry ride to Nami Island. Daepohaeng
              Fish Market. Coach to Mt Sorak
Day5  Mt Sorak/ Gangwondo:  Mt Sorak National Park, Naksansa
            Temple, Daegwallyeon Farm ( DIY cheese making )

Day 6  Seoul: Everland, Namsan Octagonal Hall, Love Lock Wall,
                        Dongdaemun Market.

Day 7 Shopping, Musical Show

Day 8  Shopping. Flight to Kuala Lumpur.

After our arrival in Seoul we made a quick tour of Deoksugung Palace ground before taking a domestic flight to Jeju Island.

Deoksugung Palace

At the Palace ground

Colourful blooms adorned the pavement

Seongsan Ichulbong or Sunrise Peak

3D Art Museum

Teddy Bear Farm

Dining with a teddy bear

Nami Island 

Ferry ride to Nami Island

A welcome sign in Bahasa Malaysia

Naksansa Temple

Mt  Soraksan National Park


It is early Autumn and the leaves are beginning to turn purple and yellow

Daepohaeng Fish Market

Safari Park in  Everland

Everland Theme Park

Namsangol Hanok Village