Contiki provides a shocking abroad vacation spot to the itinerary for Aussie travellers
- Contiki launches South Korea tour
- Excursions accessible from March 2024
Contiki is launching its first ever tour to South Korea after an uptick in curiosity from younger travellers eager to discover the favored tradition powerhouse.
The journey model would be the first youth tour operator to go to South Korea after a examine discovered 43 per cent of Aussie travellers are contemplating a visit to Asia within the subsequent 12 months.
The nine-day tour will start and finish in Seoul, with experiences together with a high-speed rail journey to Busan and a visit Jeonju – the UNESCO World Heritage city recognized for its conventional atmosphere and native hospitality.
Asia at Contiki Operations Director Taryn Welsh mentioned South Korea is a ‘powerhouse for well-liked tradition’ and is a wanted vacation spot amongst 18 to 35 12 months previous travellers.
Contiki is launching its first ever tour to South Korea after an uptick in curiosity from younger travellers eager to discover the favored tradition powerhouse
The nine-day tour will start and finish in Seoul, with experiences together with a high-speed rail journey to Busan and tasting genuine delicacies together with Korean BBQ
‘Over the previous few years, South Korea has turn out to be a powerhouse for well-liked tradition,’ Ms Welsh mentioned,
‘It is now some of the sought-after journey locations amongst 18-35s globally, thanks in no small half to motion pictures and TV reveals akin to Parasite and Squid Sport, plus the rising reputation of Okay-pop and Okay-beauty.’
Ms Welsh, who helped design the itinerary, mentioned native guides will assist travellers with the language barrier, transport and navigation.
The tour features a go to to Gangnam, made well-known worldwide by Psy’s smash hit tune ‘Gangnam Fashion’ and South Korea’s purchasing district Seongsu.
Highlights of the journey additionally embrace a baseball sport, an opportunity to star in a Okay-pop video and a go to to the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) the place, climate allowing, travellers can catch a glimpse into North Korea.
Managing Director of Contiki Toni Ambler mentioned the model is ‘excited’ to make South Korea extra accessible to younger Aussie travellers.
‘The brand new South Korea tour supplies the proper alternative to discover an entire a part of the world that is wealthy in tradition, experiences, structure, and scrumptious delicacies,’ Ms Ambler mentioned.
‘It is a good addition to our in depth record of tour choices and we’re thrilled so as to add it to our rising record of locations.’
Asia at Contiki Operations Director Taryn Welsh mentioned South Korea is a wanted vacation spot amongst 18 to 35 12 months previous travellers
Travellers may also get the chance to star in their very own k-pop music video (pictured, TikTok influences Nathan Lust, Samantha Andrew, Onye and Shayla Jay on a sneak peek Contiki Korea-nival tour)
Contiki despatched Aussie TikTok influences Nathan Lust, Samantha Andrew, Onye and Shayla Jay on a sneak peek Contiki Korea-nival tour.
The group tasted genuine delicacies together with Korean BBQ, visited the Awon Hanok Gallery, went on a non-public yacht to Busan and even starred in their very own Okay-pop music video.
A number of airways fly direct between Australia and South Korea’s capital, with Qantas and Jetstar each launching direct flights from Sydney final 12 months.
The tour is ready to launch in March 2024, with 200 passengers globally to be booked.