Half day In Seoul with a local
Half day In Seoul with a local
Half day In Seoul with a local
Half day In Seoul with a local
Half day In Seoul with a local
Half day In Seoul with a local
Half day In Seoul with a local
Half day In Seoul with a local
Half day In Seoul with a local
Half day In Seoul with a local
Half day 4 hours

Half day In Seoul with a local

Gallery-hopping, tea-sipping, neighbourhood-traipsing and many other ‘ings in magical Seoul.

  • (19)
4 hours

From $41.25  USD per person (based on 8 adults)

  • (19)
  • From $41.25 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 4 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish)

What you'll do

In modern-day Seoul, past collides with present creating a unique fusion of tradition and technology. You’ll get the chance to explore both sides of the coin with the pop-culture-driven high-life in Gangnam, where South Korea’s rich and famous strut their stuff, and the rich history of Bukchon Hanok Village, where ancient Korean culture has been frozen in time in a living museum. Your guide could lead you to the areas at the heart of Seoul, like those around Jongno-3-ga Station, where fortune tellers and public parks create a uniquely South Korean atmosphere, or you could visit the outskirts of the city in Seongdong, where the banks of the Han River host the magnificent Seoul Forest. 

  • Half day In Seoul with a local
  • Half day In Seoul with a local

Where you’ll go

Follow your host’s tips and enjoy the best of traditional and modern Seoul in areas like Songpa, where hundreds of public parks pepper the urban landscape in the shadow of the colossal Lotte World Tower. You’ll also get to discover hidden gems like Sangsu, Seoul’s hipster hangout, where an array of trendy haunts like Jebi Dabang attract the city’s artists and intellectuals with live music and 70s nostalgia. West of the iconic Gyeongbok Palace, you’ll find Seochon, an area rich in Korean culture, history, and the organized chaos of Tongin Market, where you can dig into authentic street food like sweet hodduk pancakes and spicy kimchi-ppang pork dumplings, washed down with traditional soju liquor. Who could say no to that?

    • Spend half a day exploring the real Seoul with your host, who will create a customized itinerary just for you.
    • Visit popular city icons and head off the guidebook-beaten bath to discover Seoul’s hidden gems.
    • Immerse yourself in the simultaneously traditional and modern atmospheres of the districts you visit.
    • See locals-only Seoul and indulge in authentic cuisine recommended by your host.
    • Make the most of your host’s knowledge and plan the rest of your stay in South Korea’s capital.
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • 100% private & personalised experience
    • 4 hours with a host
    • Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central locations).
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drink
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

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How it works

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    Tell us about you! Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
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  • 2
    We introduce you to your perfect local Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!

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