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1day Boryeong Tour – Mud Flats Shellfish Picking, Gim Making Experience, Daecheon Beach, Zip Track, Sky Bike and Gaehwa Art Park

WHY RECOMMENDED  by KoreaTravelEasy?

Boryeong is best known as the home to Korea's Mud Festival every summer, but it can be visited year round! The area is famous for its medicinal mud flats that are used in Korean skin care and cosmetics. On our one day tour from Seoul, we will be visiting the famous mud flats, experience picking shellfish you will get a bag to catch them in and it's up to you if you want to take it home. We'll visit the famous Daecheon Beach for some free time. There are activities available there such as the Korea Sky-Bike and Zip Track there will be time to do both (optional). You'll even get a chance to make your own Korean Dried Seaweed, known as Gim. We'll then continue on to Gaehwa Art Park to check out beautiful flowers and relax at a cafe among the greenery. Make sure to take a lot of beautiful pictures before we head back to Seoul.
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Why Recommended By KoreaTravelEasy

Boryeong is best known as the home to Korea’s Mud Festival every summer, but it can be visited year round! The area is famous for its medicinal mud flats that are used in Korean skincare and cosmetics. On our one day tour from Seoul, we will be visiting the famous mud flats, experience shellfish picking, you will get a bag to catch them in and it’s up to you if you want to take it home later. We’ll visit the famous Daecheon Beach for some free time. There are activities available there such as the Korea Sky-Bike and Zip Track there will be time to do both (optional). You’ll even get a chance to make your own Korean Dried Seaweed, known as Gim. We’ll then continue on to Gaehwa Art Park to check out beautiful flowers and relax at a cafe among the greenery. Make sure to take a lot of beautiful pictures before we head back to Seoul.  

 

 


Highlights

LUNCH Shellfish noodles called Kalguksu

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 ** For those who don’t eat meat: You can exclude the seafood in your lunch if you want. 

Mud Flat Shell-Picking  

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Get your boots, shovels, bags ready and start digging! You may take home the shellfish you caught in the bag!
Please note: Time may change depending on the tide. Only when there is a low tide we can go out to pick shellfish.

Korea Sky Bike at Daechon Beach

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Korea Sky Bike lets you enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the ocean. This bike ride is so nice because whenever the trail goes uphill it will automatically drive, so no need to pedal too much! Take your time to take great photos instead!

 

Zip Track

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Making Gim (Dried Toasted Seaweed) Experience

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This is a really fun and easy experience. You will be taught how to make toasted dried seaweed called Gim. You will get to taste your own handmade Gim and also try samples of many different kinds of Gim that they sell in their stores.

 

Gaehwa Art Park

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Explore the Flower Art Garden, Herb Greenhouses, Lili’s Cafe and Much More! Perfect place for Instagram lovers! Entrance is included in your ticket. Additional activities, cafe drinks, and other purchases are not included.


Price

Price What’s Included 

1 Day Tour

ADULT: USD $72/Person

  • Round Trip Transportation from/to Seoul
  • English Speaking Tour Staff
  • Lunch
  • Gim (Dried Seaweed) Making Experience
  • Gaehwa Art Park Entrance Ticket

2 Day / 1 Night Tour

  It will be available from around end April, so stay tuned!  Price is TBD.


Free Gifts For All Tours (Both One and Two Day)

  • Welcome Pack:
    • Welcome Letter
    • Bottle of Water
    • Small Snack
    • Pack of Wet Tissues
  • Gim, Korean Dried Seaweed (8 Small Packages)


What’s Not Included

  • Dinner
  • Personal Expenses (Drinks at Art Park Cafe, Snacks, Other Drinks, Souvenirs, Etc.)
  • Sky Bike Tickets (Pay Cash On Site)
    • 2 People: 22,000 Won
    • 4 People 30,000 Won
  • Zip Track (Pay  Cash On Site)
    • 18,000 Won
  • Sky Lounge (Pay Cash On Site)
    • 5,000 Won

*Please let us know in advance of any extra activities you would like to do and prepare cash for payment the day of your tour.


Itinerary 

One Day Tour Schedule

8:00 AM

In front of Myeongdong Lotte Hotel (100m from Euljiro 1-ga station Exit 8)

8:10 AM

In front of Myeongdong Shinsegae Department store (100m from Myeongdong station Exit 5)

8:30 AM

Pick up from Hongik Univ Station Exit 2

Enjoy Hangdamdo rest area on your way to Boryeong (toilet break)

 11:30 AM

Arrival in Boryeong and Lunch (Included)

12:30 PM

Shellfish-Picking at the Mud Flats

 Dig for Shellfish 

2:00 PM

Daecheon Beach Sky Bike, Zip Track, and Sky Lounge Cafe 

Additional Cost for Each Activity

3:00 PM

Korean Dried Seaweed “Gim” Making Experience

4:00 PM

Gaehwa Art Park

Explore the Flower Art Garden, Herb Greenhouses, Lili’s Cafe and Much More! Entrance is included in your ticket. Additional activities, cafe drinks, and other purchases are not included.

 6:40 PM

Depart for Seoul

 9:40 PM

Estimated Arrival in Myeongdong

10:00 PM 

Estimated Arrival in Hongdae

 


 

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Schedule


Duration

Transportation

Age

Booking Due

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Detail information

» Schedule

Everyday March 24 – October 31, 2018

EXCEPT July 13-20, 2018 (Mud Fest)

» Duration

One Day Tour: Approximately 12 Hours

» Age Range

All Ages (Under 3 Free Sitting in Lap)

» Pick Up and Drop Off Point

Euljiro 1-ga Station Exit 8 (in front of Lotte Hotel)

Myeongdong Station Exit 5 (in front of Shinsegae Department store)

Hongik Univ Station Exit 2

» Booking Due

3 Days Before


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Reminders

  • One person can book this tour and travel solo. 
    • If there are not four guests booked in total, the trip will be canceled by the operator and a full refund will be given. We will provide advance notice of this (three days).
  • From July 13-20, 2018, a separate tour package for Mud Fest will be available. This will be announced at a later date.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before departure. The bus will not wait for those who are late.
  • Seaweed making experience is included for both one and two day tours. Two-day tours also have a wood carving and tofu making an experience.  Personal expenses, including drinks at the Gaehwa Art Park, are not included.
  • If you wish to do any additional activities such as Sky Bike or Zip Track, please notify us in Special Request section and prepare cash to pay on the day of your tour.
  • Please bring your passport to receive tax-free benefits when shopping.
  • Water and a small snack is provided as a welcome gift, but please prepare some additional food or drinks if necessary. Lunch is included. Dinner is not included.
  • Please dress accordingly for cool, breezy weather by the sea.

Cancellation/ Rescheduling Policy

  • 100% Refund: if you contact us at least 7 business days prior to the selected date within office hours (10 AM – 6 PM KST).
    • For example, if your tour is on a Thursday, you must contact us by Tuesday (the week prior) by 6 PM KST.
  • 70% Refund: if you contact us at least 3 business days prior to the selected date within office hours (10 AM – 6 PM KST).
    • For example, if your tour is on Monday, you must contact us by Wednesday by 6 PM KST.
  • No Refund: No refund within 3 business day prior to the selected date.
    • For example, if your tour is on a Thursday, any cancellation or change after Monday 6 PM KST is not eligible for any refund.
      No Show: If you do not show up on tour day, is it treated as a cancellation and is non-refundable.

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