1. There are more than just Cherry Blossoms in Korea!!

Just in case you may not know that cherry blossoms are also available in Korea and they are a very popular sight for visitors visiting Korea during spring. Not a fan of cherry blossoms, fear not aside from cherry blossoms there are also other spring flowers such as for azelae and canola which are also just as beautiful.

Places to head out to for cherry blossoms in Korea

Changwon city (many know it as Jinhae), Gyeongsangnam-do: Gyeonghwa Station, Yeojwacheon Stream, Anmingogae Hill

Daegu city: E-World

Gyeongju city: Bomun Lake

Jeju Island: various parts of Jeju

Seoul: Yeouido Park , Namsan Park

Places to head out to for azaleas in Korea:

Gyeonggi-do: Wonmisan Mountain in Bucheon city, Gunpo city

Yeosu city: Yeongchwisan mountain

Places to head out for canola in Korea:

Busan city: Daejeo Ecological Park

Gyeongju city: areas surrounding Cheomseongdae Observatory

Jeju island: Seopjikoji, Udo

Did you know?

Some of the listed places are already carefully planned in our partners’ tour packages.
Check them out here find out more!

2. Participate in one of Korea’s Spring Festivals

In Korea, wide arrays of events celebrating the spring season are held throughout the country, where many activities take to the outdoors thanks to the milder weather. Here is a list of festivals celebrating the lovely spring atmosphere in Korea worth checking out:

Did you know?

Some of the listed are already carefully planned in our partners’ tour packages.
Check them out here find out more!

3. Take that insta-worthy snap in hanbok (Korean traditional costume)

Why not take a nice photo of yourself in hanbok (Korean traditional costume) with the beautiful spring flowers in the background? It is sure to catch the eyes of your friends or followers! There are a couple of hanbok programs available in Korea for such a unique experience.

Did you know?

Save you the hassle of finding which store to go to. Join our partners’ tour packages as hanbok wearing experience is already part of the package. Check them out here find out more!

4. “IN” season, Strawberry picking!

Many Singaporeans are also fans of korean strawberries. They are sweet and juicy especially when they are fresh and in season. You can buy them when you visit Korea in spring and if you are interested head on to the strawberry farms to pick and taste these sweet and cute strawberries yourself!

Did you know?

Having trouble trying to locate a strawberry farm or making your own reservation? Save you the trouble; join our partners’ tour packages as fruit picking is already part of the package. Check them out here find out more!

5. Time to stock up your cosmetic supply for the year

Along with the rise of hallyu, “K-beauty,” or Korean beauty products, is very popular among tourists. The youthful beauty of Korean celebrities on media has contributed to the popularity of Korean beauty products. Korean cosmetics are also popular due to its low cost in comparison to the high quality. Many efforts have been made to reduce the expensive price of cosmetics by simplifying the packaging and reinventing the distribution process. Remember to head down to Myeongdong, Dongdaemun or check out any of the Duty Free shops for your cosmetics shopping spree!

6. Experience jimjilbang (Korean traditional sauna)

Yes, you have seen it in Korean dramas where the drama leads wore rolled towels on their head resembling cute sheep. What’s a better place than in a jjimjilbang, (Korea’s traditional sauna) to experience being a day of the local or pretend you are that lead in the drama. At a jjimjilbang, you can try sauna rooms in a wide range of temperatures from steaming hot to freezing cold and even taste some of the typical food available in jjimjilbang such as the sikhye (Korean sweet rice drink) or steamed egg.

Did you know?

Visiting a Korean Jjimjibang is also part of the itinerary, check out our partners’ tour packages to find out more!

7. Grab a snack at a local traditional market

The next best place to shop in Korea is the local traditional market where you can find yummy street snacks and local produced. Local traditional market is the place where you can interact with the Koreans and experience their daily life. Traditional markets are located all across the nation and each has its own unique snacks and local produced.

Did you know?

Visiting local traditional market (not restricting to only in Seoul) is also part of the itinerary. The secret is check with your tour guide (local) on what are the MUST-TRY snacks at each respective market (the benefits of a package tour). Check out our partners’ tour packages to find out more!

8. Just the right weather to try out rail bike experience

You can enjoy Korea’s beautiful nature and an exciting activity all in one! Railbiking is a popular leisure sport that uses bikes and railroads specially built for sightseeing. Hop on a railbike and pedal your way along the railroad tracks for the opportunity to get a light workout and enjoy wonderful landscapes of Korea at the same time.

Did you know?

Rail bike is so simple that no experience riding a bike is necessary as it has four wheels on the rail. It is easily operated by either 2 or 4 passengers.

9. Run a marathon along beautiful cherry blossoms

If you are a sporty person or if your partner is a sporty person, why not try out the Gyeongju Cherry Marathon this year? What more can you ask for when the cooling weather and scenic route (along cherry blossoms road) is sure to aid you in challenging your PB (personal best). The event is not only for participants, families and friends can cheer marathoners on or stay around to take photos of the cherry blossoms and check out the fringe activities around the event.

Did you know?

There are special curated Korea marathon packages for you.. Check out our partners’ tour packages for more details.

10. Visit the observatories to view the cities in blossom (beyond Seoul)

Observatories provide a bird’s-eye view of the city. Most of them provide uninterrupted line of sight, or in areas facing beautiful scenes of nature. More than anything, observatories are amazing in the way the view changes depending on the time you visit. Therefore to have an idea of any Korea city, a trip to the observatory is one of the must do in your checklist. And if you are curious to take a peek at North Korea, check out the observatories along the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone). Here are some observatories which you can consider:

Did you know?

Some of the listed are already carefully planned in our partners’ tour packages. Check them out find out more!

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1. There are more than just Cherry Blossoms in Korea!!

Just in case you may not know that cherry blossoms are also available in Korea and they are a very popular sight for visitors visiting Korea during spring. Not a fan of cherry blossoms, fear not aside from cherry blossoms there are also other spring flowers such as for azelae and canola which are also just as beautiful.

Places to head out to for cherry blossoms in Korea

Changwon city (many know it as Jinhae), Gyeongsangnam-do: Gyeonghwa Station, Yeojwacheon Stream, Anmingogae Hill

Daegu city: E-World

Gyeongju city: Bomun Lake

Jeju Island: various parts of Jeju

Seoul: Yeouido Park , Namsan Park

Places to head out to for azaleas in Korea:

Gyeonggi-do: Wonmisan Mountain in Bucheon city, Gunpo city

Yeosu city: Yeongchwisan mountain

Places to head out for canola in Korea:

Busan city: Daejeo Ecological Park

Gyeongju city: areas surrounding Cheomseongdae Observatory

Jeju island: Seopjikoji, Udo

Did you know?

Some of the listed places are already carefully planned in our partners’ tour packages.
Check them out here find out more!

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2. Participate in one of Korea’s Spring Festivals

In Korea, wide arrays of events celebrating the spring season are held throughout the country, where many activities take to the outdoors thanks to the milder weather. Here is a list of festivals celebrating the lovely spring atmosphere in Korea worth checking out:

Did you know?

Some of the listed are already carefully planned in our partners’ tour packages.
Check them out here find out more!

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3. Take that insta-worthy snap in hanbok (Korean traditional costume)

Why not take a nice photo of yourself in hanbok (Korean traditional costume) with the beautiful spring flowers in the background? It is sure to catch the eyes of your friends or followers! There are a couple of hanbok programs available in Korea for such a unique experience.

Did you know?

Save you the hassle of finding which store to go to. Join our partners’ tour packages as hanbok wearing experience is already part of the package. Check them out here find out more!

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4. “IN” season, Strawberry picking!

Many Singaporeans are also fans of korean strawberries. They are sweet and juicy especially when they are fresh and in season. You can buy them when you visit Korea in spring and if you are interested head on to the strawberry farms to pick and taste these sweet and cute strawberries yourself!

Did you know?

Having trouble trying to locate a strawberry farm or making your own reservation? Save you the trouble; join our partners’ tour packages as fruit picking is already part of the package. Check them out here find out more!

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5. Time to stock up your cosmetic supply for the year

Along with the rise of hallyu, “K-beauty,” or Korean beauty products, is very popular among tourists. The youthful beauty of Korean celebrities on media has contributed to the popularity of Korean beauty products. Korean cosmetics are also popular due to its low cost in comparison to the high quality. Many efforts have been made to reduce the expensive price of cosmetics by simplifying the packaging and reinventing the distribution process. Remember to head down to Myeongdong, Dongdaemun or check out any of the Duty Free shops for your cosmetics shopping spree!

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6. Experience jimjilbang (Korean traditional sauna)

Yes, you have seen it in Korean dramas where the drama leads wore rolled towels on their head resembling cute sheep. What’s a better place than in a jjimjilbang, (Korea’s traditional sauna) to experience being a day of the local or pretend you are that lead in the drama. At a jjimjilbang, you can try sauna rooms in a wide range of temperatures from steaming hot to freezing cold and even taste some of the typical food available in jjimjilbang such as the sikhye (Korean sweet rice drink) or steamed egg.

Did you know?

Visiting a Korean Jjimjibang is also part of the itinerary, check out our partners’ tour packages to find out more!

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7. Grab a snack at a local traditional market

The next best place to shop in Korea is the local traditional market where you can find yummy street snacks and local produced. Local traditional market is the place where you can interact with the Koreans and experience their daily life. Traditional markets are located all across the nation and each has its own unique snacks and local produced.

Did you know?

Visiting local traditional market (not restricting to only in Seoul) is also part of the itinerary. The secret is check with your tour guide (local) on what are the MUST-TRY snacks at each respective market (the benefits of a package tour). Check out our partners’ tour packages to find out more!

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8. Just the right weather to try out rail bike experience

You can enjoy Korea’s beautiful nature and an exciting activity all in one! Railbiking is a popular leisure sport that uses bikes and railroads specially built for sightseeing. Hop on a railbike and pedal your way along the railroad tracks for the opportunity to get a light workout and enjoy wonderful landscapes of Korea at the same time.

Did you know?

Rail bike is so simple that no experience riding a bike is necessary as it has four wheels on the rail. It is easily operated by either 2 or 4 passengers.

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9. Run a marathon along beautiful cherry blossoms

If you are a sporty person or if your partner is a sporty person, why not try out the Gyeongju Cherry Marathon this year? What more can you ask for when the cooling weather and scenic route (along cherry blossoms road) is sure to aid you in challenging your PB (personal best). The event is not only for participants, families and friends can cheer marathoners on or stay around to take photos of the cherry blossoms and check out the fringe activities around the event.

Did you know?

There are special curated Korea marathon packages for you.. Check out our partners’ tour packages for more details.

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10. Visit the observatories to view the cities in blossom (beyond Seoul)

Observatories provide a bird’s-eye view of the city. Most of them provide uninterrupted line of sight, or in areas facing beautiful scenes of nature. More than anything, observatories are amazing in the way the view changes depending on the time you visit. Therefore to have an idea of any Korea city, a trip to the observatory is one of the must do in your checklist. And if you are curious to take a peek at North Korea, check out the observatories along the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone). Here are some observatories which you can consider:

Did you know?

Some of the listed are already carefully planned in our partners’ tour packages. Check them out find out more!