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Your South Korea Holiday with Wendy Wu Tours

South Korea is a charming nation situated on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. It is well-known for occupying one of the world’s most heavily militarized borders; that it shares with North Korea. However, South Korea is a peaceful country covered in green, hilly countryside, centuries-old Buddhist temples and coastal fishing villages. It has an eclectic mix of ancient culture and modern technology.

Korea is known for its complex history, soaring skyscrapers, century-old temples, its bustling cities to the stunning countryside and not to mention the UNESCO world heritage-listed national forests! A country that boasts contrast, most would find this experience the most rewarding.

Your Wendy Wu Tours experience begins before you travel and we are there every step of the way until you return home. Our customers are our priority, and we will do all we can to ensure your holiday is one to remember.

This Travel Guide provides you with practical advice and cultural information to help you prepare for your holiday. We are aware that this can seem like a lot of reading material, but we ask that you take some time to familiarise yourself with this information prior to departure and refer to the contents within throughout your travels.

Your Tour Dossier and final itinerary document provides a straightforward description of the physical activities involved in each day’s sightseeing. If there are any particular challenges, from the length of time spent on your feet, the duration of drives, train journeys and flights, to the standard of remote accommodation for our more adventurous tours; they will be explained there.

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Almost everything will be different to what you may be used to. We have found that our passengers who embark with a sense of humour and adventure, who accept that things do not always go to plan, are those who find their experience most rewarding. Although South Korea is a developed country, please note that health and safety standards overseas can differ from those we enjoy at home. However, all of our suppliers meet local and national safety standards as a minimum.

A typical day’s sightseeing may include the bustle and noise of a city street, sights and smells of a local market and interacting with the locals. English is not widely spoken throughout South Korea, so your National Escort/Local Guides will be indispensable during your trip. 

At Wendy Wu Tours, we are continually working with our suppliers to maintain and improve safety standards by seeking good practice in health and safety and we will do our best to ensure that your holiday is safe and trouble free. Part of the enjoyment of travelling abroad is experiencing a different way of life and cultures, but it may also mean experiencing different
safety and hygiene standards than those we are used to at home. We want you to have an enjoyable holiday so we ask that you take extra care, use your common sense, as well as refer to notices and follow the advice from your National Escort/ Local Guides.

Our tours are graded as moderate or active and the grading of the tours are shown on the tour page in our brochure or on our website and in the Tour Dossier. For more information on the
more active aspects of our tours, please refer to your Tour Dossier.

Our National Escort/Local Guides always endeavour to provide the highest level of service and assistance, but they cannot be expected to cater for passengers who are not fit enough to
complete the itinerary.