Travel to Korea

South Korea has grown dramatically. Seoul, the capital, is filled with the proud history and dreams of its people. From busy shopping districts to the Olympic Stadium, a surprising array of activities and sights await you.
Weather in Korea:
Korea has four distinct seasons. April-May and September-October (spring and fall) are the most pleasant months for travel in Korea.
   
What to Wear in Korea:
A light raincoat for any time of year and good walking shoes are essential. Bring lightweight clothing for the warm, humid summer, warmer clothing for early spring and late fall.
   

Language in Korea:
National language is Korean. English is taught in schools.

   
Korea Culture & Customs:
The Korean people have a unique outlook on life, blending discipline and harmony, with a passion for living. Punctuality is expected for all social and business occasions. No tipping is required in Korea.
   
What to Buy in Korea:
Look for bargains on the latest fashion items, athletic shoes, traditional handicrafts, electronic products, amber and topaz, leather goods and antique art objects.
   
 

Tour Packages to Korea

SOUTH KOREA CULTURAL TOUR

13 DAYS + AIR
FROM $2,803

Book: South Korea Cultural Tour

Korea Fast Facts

Country Full Name
Republic of Korea
 
Population
48,000,000
 
Currency
Name: South Korean Won
Code: KRW
Symbol: W
 
Electrical Plugs

220V 60Hz
 
Languages Spoken
Official: Korean
 
Time Zones
GMT/UTC +9 
 
Country Dialing Code
+82
 
Weights & Measures
Metric