China Boutique Travel Route

【Northeast Asia & Korea Cultural Tour】

Shenyang and Dandong (Sinuiju in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) in China → Incheon, Seoul and Busan in the Republic of Korea

Goguryeo, ruling over most of the Korean Peninsula and and part of the Northeast China, was once a great power in the Northeast Asia. Yanbian, Jilin Province, which is claimed “the third Korea”, is still mostly populated by China’s Korean ethnic group today. They also make Shenyang the central city in Northeast China, and Dandong the border city of China to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, their home. There you can feel a strong Korean aura. Along the way from Northeast China to the two Koreas, you are to learn more about the traditional culture and the pop elements that charms the world in Koreas and the historical interactions among the three countries at different tourist attractions.


Day 1 Hong Kong——Shenyang
Morning:

Direct flight from Hong Kong to Shenyang.


Afternoon:

Shop at Shenyang Middle Street, the first and longest commercial pedestrian street in China, and trying out local gourmet.

Night:

Enjoy the Korean aura at Xita South Korea Folk Custom Street. You may go shopping at Korean department Store, and followed by dinner with Korean cuisines such as Naengmyeon at a local restaurant.

Day 2 Shenyang——Dandong
Morning:

Visit Mukden Palace and Marshal Zhang's Mansion to learn about the history of the Qing dynasty and the early period of the Republic of China.

Afternoon:

Shop for items in trend at Taiyuan Pedestrian Street. Then set off for the high-speed rail to Dandong at Shenyang Railway Station. Its architectural style resembles Seoul Station in the Republic of Korea and Tokyo Station in Japan. Visit Memorial of the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea in Dandong.

Night:

Enjoy the night view of Yalu River and by the Broken Bridge. You may then have Dandong seafood for dinner.

Day 3 Dandong——Sinuiju——Dandong——Incheon, the Republic of Korea
Morning-Afternoon:

Join a one-day tour to Sinuiju across the Yalu River Broken Bridge to explore the mysterious land. Visit Kim Il-sung's statue and Sinuiju Revolutionary Museum. You are to find out more about the history of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il in the Tower of Immortality. After lunch in traditional Korean style, you may visit the local art museums and history museums.

Night:

Take the ferry from Dandong to the Port of Incheon in the Republic of Korea.

Day 4 Incheon——Seoul
Morning:

Visit the largest Chinatown in the Republic of Korea and the Japanese concession next to it after disembark at Port of Incheon.

Afternoon:

Go to Seoul. Visit the major palace Gyeongbokgung Palace. You may also stroll around in the Bukchon Hanok Village nearby.

Night:

Shop at the famous shopping area Dongdaemun Market and have a taste of the traditional Korean cuisine. Visit Dongdaemun Design Plaza after dinner.

Day 5 Seoul——Busan
Morning:

Visit the cultural heritage of UNESCO-Changdeokgung Palace to learn more about Korean traditional history and culture.

Afternoon:

Having a great Korean meal at Gwangjang Market, the oldest and largest market in the Republic of Korea. After lunch, set off for Busan by KTX.

Night:

Enjoy fresh seafood at Jagalchi Market in Busan.

Day 6 Busan——Hong Kong
Morning:

Enjoy the sea breeze and the beauty of the ocean at Haeundae Beach.

Afternoon:

Have a light-hearted time at Gamcheon Culture Village with those colourful houses and murals.

Night:

Direct flight from Busan to Hong Kong.

Last revision date: June 16, 2020