South Korea holidays offer a full array of options, from beach vacation to stays in the metropolis of Seoul. South Korea is a country whose economy is developing at a rapid pace. The tourism industry includes a vast array of hotels, casinos, resorts, and uniquely Korean attractions. It is a country with seven cities of over 1 million people each. Seoul, the nation’s capital and largest city, has a population in excess of 10 million. From the ancient Buddhist temples and traditional markets to ultra modern luxury hotels and high-end shopping districts, South Korea truly has something for everyone. Whether you are thinking in terms of South Korea winter holidays or perhaps a trip in either the spring or summer, you will find your journey to northeast Asia to be exciting and most memorable. Savvy travelers will take advantage of South Korea holiday packages by booking as far in advance as possible. Many times you can also realize significant savings by booking your accommodations and airfare as a part of the same package.
There are South Korea holiday packages that are essentially guided tours of the entire country. You have the option of booking, as an example, a two-week journey throughout South Korea that visits virtually every major attraction and city. There are a whole host of travel providers and agencies that offer itineraries full of activities. This kind of vacation may not be the ideal for those who prefer to leisurely take things at their own pace. On the other hand, if you are the type of person who wants to do as much sightseeing as possible while on holiday, it could be a perfect option.
South Korea holiday packages often leave out of such major U.S. hubs such as L.A. and often land in Seoul. You may have a layover at nearby major airports such as Tokyo-Narita Airport. Expect to travel to major cities like Seoul and other parts of the Gyeonggi Province (the largest in the country). South Korea holidays get kicked into high gear upon arrival in Seoul. The vibrant nightlife and cultural scene will make for an exciting first couple of days. You will see places like the Olympic Park, the Kyongbokkung Palace, and Tongdaemun Market.
Seoul holidays can also focus on the many natural wonders in the country such as Mt. Soraksan and Mt. Songisan. The high-reaching limestone mountains covered with pines are especially beautiful during South Korea winter holidays.
No exploration of South Korea would be complete without visiting the most sacred spiritual and historical places in this country. In the case of this country they are the Buddhist temples. South Korea holidays can focus on the spiritual centers of this country, or just include one of the more major temples like Bulguksa Temple. Also visit places like Sokkuram Grotto and the National Museum which contains upwards of 70,000 artifacts and items from ancient times.
You can also make a trip to Jeju Island a part of your South Korea holidays. Ten days into the fourteen-day trip a flight departs to Jeju where you can relax on the gorgeous beaches and visit the impressive lava estuaries and caves. If you are thinking in terms of South Korea winter holidays, it should be noted that South Korea has fourteen major ski resorts that offer excellent hills. No matter how you choose to spend your time in South Korea, it will be an experience that you will not soon forget.