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Jeju: UNESCO Sites & Sunrise Peak Hiking Small Group Tour

1. Jeju: UNESCO Sites & Sunrise Peak Hiking Small Group Tour

Honje-Opsoye means welcome in the Jeju dialect. With its unique culture and breathtaking nature, Jeju has been selected as a top vacation and travel destination for both locals and foreign visitors. It is such a huge island that travelers often find it difficult to navigate by public transport or car rental. Join this small-group tour to all the UNESCO highlights of Jeju and visit the island's highlights in a more private setting. Start your day with a hotel pickup and head to Woljeongri Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Jeju, famous for its picturesque landscape and well-decorated cafes, to grab a cup of coffee. The emerald-colored ocean will welcome you and refreshingly start your day. The next stop is Manjang Cave, one of the UNESCO sites in Jeju, which is a lava tunnel filled with mysterious features. It will take around 1 hour of trekking to see and your tour guide will help you find interesting rocks and geographical features. Then, visit the Haenyeo (Woman Diver) Museum that tells the history of Haenyeo, Jeju's female divers registered as UNESCO's intangible heritage. Hungry after a bit of a walk? A Jeju black pork meal or bibimbap (vegetarian option) will be waiting for you at a nearby restaurant. Your next stop is Herb Park filled with various herbs and flowers, where you can experience a unique aroma foot spa. Arrive at Seongsan Sunrise Peak (Ilchulbong) for a light 1 hour of trekking. The peak, another UNESCO site, is a crater made by volcanic activity and is a signature must-visit place of Jeju Island. If you are lucky, you will be able to catch the beautiful sunset. The tour ends approximately at 6:00 PM with a ride back to your hotel in Jeju city downtown.

Jeju Island: Customized Private Full-Day Van Tour

2. Jeju Island: Customized Private Full-Day Van Tour

You will start your day with pickup at around 9:00AM from your hotel. From here your tour guide will share the history of Jeju Island, and give recommendations about top-rated local restaurants. You will also be able to select where you would like to stop for lunch as well. A few recommendations for your custom tour are Yongnuni Oreum Trekking (where you will discover 360-degree picturesque landscapes from the top), a local horseback riding experience, the Seongeup folk village (a small town that holds a vast amount of Jeju's unique culture), the Seongsan sunrise peak (UNESCO World Heritage). You will also have the options to explore the Haenyeo Museum, and the Manjanggul Cave on this tour. When your tour is complete, you will be dropped off from where you were picked up from, or dropped off at the airport.

Jeju: Mt. Hallasan Small-Group Nature Hike & Lunch

3. Jeju: Mt. Hallasan Small-Group Nature Hike & Lunch

Join a small-group tour (max. 15 participants) and see all of the natural wonders and UNESCO sites in Jeju. Start your day with a convenient hotel pickup. Drive to the Mysterious Road. The road slants downward, but the surrounding terrain creates the strange illusion that road is going upwards. Next, journey to Mt. Hallasan. Take a 1-hour hike exploring this UNESCO site. Trek along the 1.3 km Eoseungsaengak trail and reach an elevation of 1,169 m above sea level. After your hike, taste a delicious traditional dish of Jeju. Enjoy fresh and high-quality food from Jeju island. After a delicious meal, follow a farm road through a pine tree forest to the Jusangjeolli cliff. Visit the Yakcheonsa temple of which name comes from its natural medicinal spring water. Get the chance to see three islets making biosphere reserve area while walking along the south coast called Beopwhan Badang. Explore Oedolgae Sea Stack, a 20-meter-high amazing rock which sits not far from the shores of Sammaebong Peak in Seogwipo providing the perfect background for trekking.    Marvel at the Cheonjiyeon Falls, the official natural monument of Korea whose name arose from how the falls appear to come from the heavens. At around 6 pm, you’ll return to your hotel in downtown Jeju city.

Jeju: Private Transfer to Hallasan Mountain

4. Jeju: Private Transfer to Hallasan Mountain

Meet your professional driver who will take you door-to-door between your accommodation and Hallasan mountain. After pickup from your accommodation, get some brief information about not only Hallasan mountain but also Jeju's popular spots through brochures and travel guide materials in the vehicle. Find out about why Hallasan mountain is considered to be the spiritual core of Jeju Island and its people. Learn about how back in ancient times, people believed the mountain to have mysterious powers while the mountain also provided useful resources for people to survive. Nowadays, Hallasan mountain is a well-known UNESCO site where travelers visit to hike and explore. Climb up from the beginning of the hiking course and arrive at the check-point within 2-2.5 hours. Once you come back down (the driver will be waiting 4-5 hours for you), your driver will be waiting for you to take you back to your accommodation. Select the Advanced Language Driver option, for a driver with advanced English or Chinese skills who can brief you about Hallasan mountain and answer your questions. The instructor will provide tips and information about major places to visit in Jeju on the way to and back from the mountain, which will be a total of approximately 1.5 hours.

Jeju: Aqua Planet and Optional Underwater Performance Ticket

5. Jeju: Aqua Planet and Optional Underwater Performance Ticket

Make the most of your trip to Jeju with a visit to the outstanding Aqua Planet. Housing 5,000 marine creatures from domestic regions and abroad, Aqua Planet Jeju boasts the largest aquarium facility in Eastern Asia. Spend the day exploring Aqua Planet, which boasts an array of different features including a museum, aquarium, marine science exhibition, and more. On your trip be sure to visit the marine science exhibition, a fascinating learning experience where you can observe the marine life and ‘Haenyeo’ of Jeju Island. Another highlight is the site’s hands-on experience where children can touch real-life sea animals and participate in many of the science and history classes that are ongoing throughout the year. You can also enhance your trip to Aqua Planet with the optional Ocean Arena performance add-on. Watch an epic underwater musical show performed by experienced synchronized swimmers.

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What people are saying about Jeju-si

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 24 reviews

Overall an excellent experience packed into one day! Our tour guide was super friendly, knowledgable and accommodating. We had a customized tour of Jeju’s top sites and lunch at a rare gem of a restaurant with rich history. Paul (our tour guide) provided us will local recommendations for activities, foods to try and Jeju history while driving the coast line. We would highly recommend!

I recommend this tour at 200%. It was the highlight of our stay in Jeju. The places visited are all truly beautiful and our guide June was adorable and had a lot of knowledge about the history and the environment of the island. You will not regret it!

Our tour guide June was very informative and friendly. She gave us the history of the sites we were interested in. We had an excellent day with her. I told her the activities we were interested in and she came up with an itinerary for us.

This tour is well packed and allowed me to visit many UNESCO spots. I felt that I had a very good overview of Jeju Island is about.

The excursion with June was wonderful: perfectly organized and very informative. I highly recommend taking her tours!