4 Affordable Travel Packages To South Korea That You Can Buy Now And Travel Later

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Man, we seriously miss travelling overseas, it's been so long since we've been able to go cuti-cuti outside Malaysia

With the situation slowly improving, more Malaysians getting vaccinated, and both overseas and interstate travel now allowed, we can look forward to going on holiday again, yay! It's time to start planning your next vacay, hehe. ;)

Dreaming of going on a trip to South Korea? Check out Korea Fest 2021, an event where you can buy tour packages now, but travel later!

Hosted by Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), the event will be held from 20 to 24 October at Mid Valley Megamall. Korea Fest 2021 is where you can discover more about South Korea and find out more about the country's many charms.

And of course, you'll be able to take a look at attractive tour packages from KTO's tour agency partners such as Apple Vacations, Golden Destinations, Parlo Tours, and Sedunia Travel.

Available for a limited time only, you can buy the packages now, but travel later!

Check out some of the attractive tour packages on offer:

1. 8D6N Classical Korea Tour by Apple Vacations

Price: From RM4,299
Places included: Incheon, Seoul, Jeju Island, Busan, Gyeongju, Daegu, and Jeonju

Attractions to check out:

Jagalchi Market
Famous throughout the country, this iconic market is Korea's largest seafood market, selling both live and dried fish. You can also eat fresh raw fish and other seafood right at the market itself.

Busan Blueline Park
This eco-friendly redevelopment of an old railroad facility is home to a tourist train that runs along the beautiful Haeundae Beach, as well as a romantic experience facility where you can enjoy the stunning view of Haeundae coast from seven to 10 metres above ground.

Busan X The Sky
Located in the second tallest building in Korea, each floor of this observatory boasts panoramic ocean views of the famous Haeundae Beach and gorgeous night views of the city.

Price: RM4,458 per person (30% off for second adult)
Places included: Seoul, Gangwon, and Jeju Island

Attractions to check out:

Orda Café
Located near Jeju Island's Seongsan Sunrise Peak, this gorgeous café is a must-visit, as you'll definitely wanna snap Insta-worthy photos of their famous 'Stairway to Heaven' staircase.

This beautiful coastline in Jeju Island is a famous shooting location for popular K-dramas, including Boys Over Flowers, Orange Marmalade, Warm and Cozy, and more. Make sure to snap a photo at the iconic swing, from which you can see Seongsan Sunrise Peak.

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Price: From RM4,688 (all in)
Places included: Seoul, Gangwon, and Pyeongchang

Attractions to check out:

Yongpyong Resort & Alpensia Ski Resort
At these two major ski resorts in Gangwon Province, you can enjoy fun winter activities such as skiing, sledding, and snowboarding. They offer a variety of ski slopes that are suitable for all ages. Ski and snowboarding lessons are also available.

Mt. Balwangsan Skywalk
Located in Yongpyong resort and built on top of Mt. Balwang, this is the highest skywalk in South Korea. There's a 14m wide sky square in the centre of the 64m long bridge, as well as a self-rotating 360-degree turntable. Take in the stunning views while feeling like you're floating on a cloud.

Nami Island Forest Dining
Well-known as the filming location of hit K-drama Winter Sonata and for its beautiful four seasons scenery, Nami Island has so much to offer. For a unique experience, give forest dining a try — it's suitable for a romantic date or for a special occasion with family or friends.

Maengbang Beach, Samcheok
After BTS shot the album jacket for their Butter digital single at this beach, it soared in popularity and has now become a tourist attraction. Besides being a famous camping site among Koreans, various fun beach events also take place here in the summer.

Image via Visit Korea

Price: From RM4,388
Places included: Jeju Island, Yongin, Gyeonggi, Gangwon, and Seoul

Attractions to check out:

Dae Jang Geum Park
If you love historical dramas, you gotta check out this park, which is the largest historical drama set in Korea. Created based on historical records, the facilities reflect the architectural style, lifestyle, and culture of the olden days. They blend in harmoniously with the surrounding natural landscapes, making you feel like you've time traveled to the past.

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Popular dramas that were filmed at Dae Jang Geum Park include Gu Family BookThe Moon Embracing The SunQueen SeondeokDr. JinArang and the Magistrate, and many more. Plus, music videos have been filmed here too, such as Suga of BTS' Daechwita.

Image via Visit Korea

While you're at Korea Fest 2021, don't forget to join the lucky draw when you purchase one of the awesome Korea travel packages!

With the Daily Lucky Draw, prizes worth up to RM25,000 are up for grabs throughout the event! This includes Samsung Z Flip3 phone, Samsung Earbuds, and Touch n' Go vouchers.

Terms and conditions apply.

Mark your calendars for 20 to 24 October to make sure you don't miss out on Korea Fest 2021! Click here for more information.

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