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Customise Your Visit: Full Day with a Local

Seoul

4 reviews
8 hours | from $110.00 pp
Discover Seoul as you would if you were visiting a friend who lived there, one who knows their city and your personality inside out! Your like-minded local will create an experience that’s customised for you, whether it’s ticking the most famous attractions off your bucket list, discovering local neighbourhoods and hidden gems or a little bit of both. See the city’s highlights, get oriented and immerse yourself in the unique culture with a local by your side to navigate. So ditch the guidebook and see Seoul like a local!
8 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised
Walking

What you'll do

Join a like-minded Local Host to explore a neighbourhood or two in the city, discovering hidden local gems as well as the city’s highlights, all through a local lens of course!Read more +

Visit the most iconic sights like Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple, and explore renowned districts like fashionable Myeongdong or get off the beaten path and discover a local neighbourhood and less well known Buddhist temples. 

Stop to refuel at one of the local’s favourite eateries or street food markets; a hand picked place that suits your preferences, budget and dietary requirements. 

As well as visiting the places you most want to see, stop by local spots and places of interest along the way to get an authentic insight into local life in Seoul. 

Your Local host will also advise you on the best way to spend the following days of your trip, allowing you to discover other areas of Seoul that you will love and revealing other hidden gems that they know you’ll love. 

  

What To Expect

We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality and interests so we can assign a like-minded local who will create a bespoke experience for you. 

Your Local Host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience you can always change your mind about what you want to do. 

Your Local Host may also suggest adjustments or new routes if they feel that there is something just around the corner that you may enjoy, or perhaps if the weather affects your itinerary. 

Although you will see the main attractions in the area, your Local Host will also help you to discover the places, things and stories that you won’t find in a guidebook and that make the city unique. 

 

What's Included

* Private and personalised experience
* 8 hours with a Local 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)

 

Meeting Point 

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.  

 

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 7 days before your experience and get a full refund. 

Experience Highlights

* Spend a day with a local who will create an experience that's fully customised to your interests and what you'd most like to see 
* See Seoul's iconic attractions or off the beaten path spots 
* Get a unique insider’s perspective as you explore the city 
* Discover the highlights of the area or neighbourhood that you explore
* See the real Seoul that you wouldn't find in a guidebook
* Eat and drink like a local, picking up street food from a market or stopping off at an authentic local eatery 
* Get tips and tricks from your local for other areas to explore

Total: USD
per adult
Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Languages
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free

Reviews

Matt R

What a fun day out

Being my first day in a foreign country ever Ben was a really good guide and explained things clearly was a really fun day exploring food and places - highly recommended!!

Ulrich S

good experience

going with a own guide is a good experience. Going the normal (public) way shows also the "normal" life... I only can recommend it. Soeul is difficult from language and to have a nice and helpful guide makes a good day.

Jeff T

Fantastic bespoke tour of Seoul

Due to a small medical emergency. we were late for our appointment with Yulia (although we did at least keep her informed) but she didn't bat an eyelid and it never for a moment felt like we were rushing to catch up once we started. We had a really interesting, varied and above all flexible day out: there were several times during the day where we opted to step out of the schedule and Yulia always had the perfect alternative up her sleeve. She was absolutely fantastic with our kids (10 & 8) and we all really enjoyed her excellent English and above all her sense of humour. She is also a very interesting person with a fascinating family history! We had a lot of laughs and experienced a wide variety of places and things to do, without it ever seeming like a long day. Additionally, Yulia arranged some baseball tickets for us which we had been unable to organise for ourselves, and saved me hours of stress and trouble. All in all, we have nothing but the highest praise for Yulia and would recommend her services as a tour guide wholeheartedly and without reservation. Thanks a million!

Rocio G

Loved it!

This is the best choice to really experience the city. Our host Girin was super cool, we talked a lot even before getting to Seoul so we could do and see everything we wanted to. It was the best, we really enjoyed our stay. We loved her!