The Best One Day Trip Outside and Around Seoul With Private Car
Are you looking for a comfortable, family-friendly, fun trip around Seoul? Then you came to the right place! Booking a Private Car Service is a great way to travel and it’s affordable! For 10 hours you get a car and a driver who will take you to your destinations, by picking 3 places around this area allows you to really enjoy different activities while not worrying about transportation, time and leaving your stuff behind on trains or buses. I will recommend a great itinerary that’s available to book here.
For those who want to make a Private Car Tour IN Seoul read this blog post: One Day in Seoul With Private Car
Reminder: Seoul and Nami Area are BIG so depending on travel time and traffic you will only have time for 3 places for one day by car. To see 4 places within 10-hours might not be possible. That’s why we suggest you do 3 activities if you don’t want to pay surcharges. Also, traveling time between places will take about 60 minutes & From Seoul to Nami area will take about 1.5 hours. (3 hours for the round trip).
The best Private Car One Day Trip Outside of Seoul:
1 Petite France
Get picked up from your hotel by 10:00 AM and arrive 11:30 AM to Petite France (Seoul -> Petite France/ Nami area, 1.5 hours, without traffic). Randomly built on the Korean countryside is Petite France – a French Folk Village filled with fairylike decorations and rooms filled with French items such as dolls, furniture, and other home interior items. Read and watch more about my experience in this blog post Strawberry picking, Nami Island, and petite France all in one day.
2 Nami Island
1:00 PM arrive at Nami island! This beautiful half-moon shaped island is famous for its nature, animals, galleries and being the film set of the famous Kdrama Winter Sonata. To see and read more click here: Strawberry picking, Nami Island, and petite France all in one day.
3 Garden of Morning Calm
4:00 PM arrive at Garden of Morning Calm! During winter it holds this beautiful light festival! When Spring comes they offer a Garden Festival, during Summer you can enjoy Festival of Roses, Hydrangeas, and Roses of Sharon! And finally, see the colors of Autumn at the Festival of Chrysanthemums and Autumnal Tints.
4 Drop off at your hotel or Downtown Seoul
6:30 PM start heading off to either your hotel or pick a location in Seoul, you will arrive around 8:00 PM depending on traffic. If you want to enjoy shopping, Korean nightlife, and other fun places, read more under alternative options in this “One Day in Seoul With Private car” post.
If you want to replace one of the above places with another you can! Here are two other activities to choose from:
Strawberry Picking – From Mid Dec ~ Early June
Choose this unique experience! Come to Strawberry picking farm where you can pick and take home about 500g of Fresh Strawberries or eat them while in the car towards your next destination. Read more about this experience on my other blog post Strawberry picking, Nami Island, and petite France all in one day.
NOTICE: Available from mid-December to early June. It’s subjected to the weather condition in Korea so please check with KoreaTravelEasy before making any decisions.
Strawberry picking activity will be around after 2 PM, take cute selfies with natural sunlight!
This Railbike activity takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes. You’re expected to arrive there 20 minutes in advance.
There are 2-seaters and 4-seaters available: Let us know which seater you’d prefer.
NOTICE: a child under 36 months should NOT ride even with a guardian for safety reasons (by right).
However, if you still wish to try a railbike activity you may ride it with your child, but you need to sign an agreement that Gangchon railbike park is not responsible for any accidents or injuries in this regard.
(KoreaTravelEasy is also NOT responsible for any accidents or injuries).
How to book!
Very easy from mobile or pc click here or the link below and put in what date, number of people, pick up address, tour time and finally if you choose BEST OF AROUND SEOUL itinerary you will go to all these places I mentioned above OR you could customize your trip by writing down which alternative places you want to go to in order, in the SPECIAL REQUESTS box. You can also make small changes in the best of Seoul itinerary, for example, a different drop off place just write it in the SPECIAL REQUESTS box. 🙂
What car should I choose?
There are 3 car types to choose from:
Sedan/small Van (passengers 4 people)
Limo-Van (passengers 9 people)
Large van (passengers 13 people).
If you are 4 people or fewer the small van would suit you. However, if you are 4 people I would still like to recommend the Limo Van because there’s more space for you and your bags and it’s also a more comfortable ride, which is especially important if you travel with kids or elderly. So choose wisely and I hope you enjoy your ride and the sights of Seoul city!
Friendly reminder: This Private Car Service includes a driver who is not a guided tour. The driver will not provide you with commentary service or other recommendations on the spot, The driver will ONLY take you to the places with the specific addresses, you may change your destination while on the tour just make sure it doesn’t exceed the 10-hour limit. If it does you may pay the driver for the additional time 20.000KRW per hour.
If you are looking more for a tour guided services, please email: info@koreaTravelEasy.com