Full Day In Seoul With A Local

Guardian peaks, Buddhist temples and traditional tea ceremonies.

(9 reviews)

  • Private &

  • 8 hours

  • From
    $53.75  USD per person based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

You tell us what your dream day in Seoul looks like, and we’ll do our best to make it happen.

You’ll join one of our Seoul hosts to explore this sleek ode to modernity as you discover the secrets of the capital together. 

A visit to Jogyesa Temple will soon have you realising that spirituality and heritage is of utmost importance to the people of Seoul.

Apart from taking in the city’s most iconic sights, like Gyeongbokgung Palace or the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, you might also want to follow your feet around the bustling streets to see what you can find.

Go tea-sipping in Bukchon or gallery-hopping in Samcheong-don, or perhaps Bukchon Hanok Village appeals to you. If you’re an active creature, a hike up one of Seoul’s four ‘guardian’ mountains will offer you wonderful views of the sprawling urban jungle.

Whatever you’d like out of your day, be it laid-back wanderings or focused sight-seeing, the choice is yours. We’re just here to help you make it happen!

Experience highlights

  • Spend the day with your host, who will create an experience that's fully customised to your interests and what you'd most like to see in Seoul

  • See Seoul's iconic attractions and off the beaten path spots - it’s all about that blend

  • Benefit from a unique insider’s perspective as you explore the city - no guidebooks for you, you’re going straight to the source

  • Discover the highlights of the areas or neighbourhoods that you explore

  • Eat and drink like a local, picking up street food from a market or stopping off at an authentic eatery

  • Get tips from your host regarding other areas to explore

Good to know

What’s included

  • Private and personalised experience
  • 8 hours with a host
  • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs (can be arranged at an additional cost)
  • 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 | 29 reviews

July 2019


We had very good time with Ben today! He is very knowledgeable and friendly. We feel like that we were spending a good time with a long lost friend. He is also very flexible. Depending on what we wish, he changed his plan. Of cause, we couldn’t see everything in one day, so he gave us advice what we should do for the next days. Many thanks to you:Ben!!!

Review by Lina T


5 average | 5 reviews

June 2019

War ein sehr interessanter, kurzweiliger Tag!

Da wir nur sehr wenig Zeit hatten in Seoul, probierte ich das erste Mal "get your guide" aus. Ich würde das auf jeden Fall wieder machen und kann es nur empfehlen. Sympathischer Guide, gut organisiert, pünktliches erscheinen - einfach Top!

Review by Franz G


5 average | 5 reviews

June 2019

Stopover in Seoul

My brother and I had a GREAT time with our host Giwon. She was kind, knowledgeable, attentive and fun! We only had 6 hours to spend on our layover but we felt like we really got a feel of the culture with that short of a time! If you decide to do this tour, make sure to schedule it with Giwon!

Review by Madeline B

You might also like

Half day Half Day In Seoul With A Local

  • Seoul, South Korea
  • 4 hours
  • from $41.25 USD per person
    • (10 reviews)

Food & Drink Ultimate Korean Food Experience

  • Seoul, South Korea
  • 4 hours
  • from $80.63 USD per person
    • (6 reviews)

City Highlights Must See Seoul With a Local

  • Seoul, South Korea
  • 8 hours
  • from $53.75 USD per person

Layover Escape the Airport: See Seoul on Your Layover

  • Seoul, South Korea
  • 6 hours
  • from $68.63 USD per person

Shopping The Vibrant Market Culture of Seoul

  • Seoul, South Korea
  • 4 hours
  • from $41.25 USD per person

Cultural Historic Seoul: Explore Bukchon Hanok Village

  • Seoul, South Korea
  • 6 hours
  • from $47.50 USD per person

Can’t find the right experience for you?

Just because it’s not here doesn’t mean we can’t offer it.
Get in touch and the City Unscripted team and hosts will help create the right experience for you.

Subscribe now and thank us later

Get travel tips from our hosts across the
world plus exclusive offers and discounts

Any questions?

If you’re unsure about anything you can
reach us on any of these channels.