Seoul, South Korea

About Korea

Korea,” Land of morning calm” is a land of opposite existing in conjunction with each other.

Korea is truly a remarkable place. There are so many things to see and do in Korea that you are sure to find the attraction that is the perfect math with your needs. Korea’s rugged mountains terrain and hundreds of mile coastline provide unlimited scenic beauty and opportunity for outdoor activities through out the year.

Scenic wonders are not the only attraction of Korea. Evidence of Korea’s unique 5000year-old history and culture can be found everywhere. Every city and village has their share of traditional festivals, which preserves the old ways of life, but has been updated to cater to the comfort of foreign visitors.

The Korean people are great sports-class resorts offer the ultimate in leisure facilities. Shopping opportunities are abound in Korea, from the local specialty arts and crafts available at the traditional festivals and town markets to the bargain-priced designer fashion and leather goods in Itaewon.

The unique Korean cuisine has flavors sure to please every palate.

About Seoul

Located along the Hangang River, Seoul has grown into a teeming metropolis with a population of more than 10 million. Over the years the capital city has greatly expanded in the process of urbanization and industrialization and continue to grow as the thriving center of the country’s political, economic, cultural and educational activities.

Seoul is the world’s 10th largest city. Its past and present coexist in a fascination way; centuries-old palaces, city gates, shrines, gardens and priceless art collections attest to the city’s illustrious past, while the glistening facades of soaring skyscrapers and the bustling traffic represent its vibrant present.
The tour programs will provide participants with the opportunity to enjoy some of the city’s fascinating attractions.

Climate

Seoul enjoys a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. 
Average temperatures in Spring are 17.8 degrees Celsius and Summer ranges sit around 25.7 degrees Celsius. In the Autumn, temperatures start to cool and the winter months can bring extremely cold northwesterly winds. Temperatures can sometimes drop to negative 15 degrees Celsius.

Currency

The currency in South Korea is called won (KRW).

Tipping

In Seoul, there is a non-tip culture. Taxi drivers do not expect a tip for their services as well as most staff in local restaurants and hotels.

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