Kickstart Your Trip to Seoul

How to move and groove like a local (and how to use the public transport, dull but necessary).

  • Private &

  • 3 hours

  • From
    $39.17  USD per person based on 2 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

Welcome to Seoul - you might be wondering, where on earth do I start? 

You’ll join one of our Seoul hosts as they help you orientate yourself in the South Korean capital so that you’ll be able to venture forth in complete confidence.

Depending on what you’d like to do, they could help you get to grips with the stellar public transport system, take you around to a few sights, or simply cruise around a quirky neighbourhood with you, showing you its highlights and local haunts.

Now would be a great time to ask any questions you have about exploring the city and you’ll find your host to be a treasure trove of local knowledge.

Where to eat? They’ve got suggestions. Where to stay? They’ve got you covered. Any cultural dos and don’ts? They’ll help you out there too.

Consider this your one-stop-shop on all things Seoul, and get ready to kickstart your trip in the best way possible!

Experience highlights

  • Familiarise yourself with the best ways to navigate Seoul and learn how to use its transport systems

  • See the most famous attractions in the area you would like to explore

  • Get tips from your host about things to do during your stay

  • Ask any questions you have about exploring Seoul - its cultural practices, possible day trips and where to eat

  • Experience the real Seoul with your host. Guidebooks are heavy and overrated anyway!

Good to know

What’s included

  • Private and personalised experience
  • 3 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 location)

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Meet-up point

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

  • Tell us your preferences and book

    See an experience you like and book it. We will ask a few questions to build the right experience with you.

  • Just right for you

    We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.

  • The fun bit

    Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.

Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

Reviews for this experience


5 average | 25 reviews

August 2019


Ben is a great guide and now a great friend! He is very considerate on what you would like to eat and takes the time to understand you! He’s very informative and is really passionate about his culture and Korean cuisine! If you are looking for a guide to take you on an experience you will never forget; make sure to contact Ben! He is the man for the job! Thank you Ben for a unforgettable trip to Korea! We will definitely come back and visit you!

Review by Junior L


5 average | 2 reviews

December 2018

A detailed tour in 2 hours

My host picked me up from my hotel and we went to the nearest place so she could get a detailed understanding what I wanted from the experience. After that she showed me around Gangnam and we took public transport which was important so I could navigate around the city. She knew English well and went beyond my expectations of what I was expecting from the experience.

Review by Nikki F


4.8 average | 8 reviews

October 2017

Evening in Hongdae

I was really curious about this as I've never booked a local host before but Yujin made the evening a super pleasant experience. According to my basic idea of what I'd like to do, she came up with some great plans and it turned out a very nice and fun evening. We went to a restaurant and to a beautiful flower cafe which I would have never found/visited by myself. Yujin was a very nice host and time just flew by. Definitely one of the best memories I made on this vacation. Thanks again :)

Review by Stephanie K


4.5 average | 4 reviews

September 2017

Perfect host

Perfect host ,, thanks

Review by George P

Reviews for Seoul


August 2019

Loved every minute!

I was a little nervous travelling to Seoul alone but Ben not only has amazing knowledge of good food but also a very nice person. We tried delicious local eats, traditional Korean tea, friend chicken at a local store and some sight seeing as well. It was a very well balanced tour of local eats and getting a cultural taste of Korea. Highly recommend it to everyone!

Review by Rooh C


August 2019

Food tour

Ben was very attentive and took us several places to gain appreciation for a span of Korean food, which we really enjoyed.

Review by Bob W


July 2019

Unforgettable and amazing expérience

We visited a few spots in Seoul and our host Ben organized an amazing and customized tour and he was so helpfull. We had a lot of fun together. We went to the fish market and eat delicious seafood. Ben took amazing photos and videos of all of us. It was unforgettable!! Thank you so much !!

Review by Sylvie P

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