Incheon City Tours
Incheon metropolitan city is a gate to South Korea like world class international airport Incheon Airport (ICN) cruise port, first open port in Joseon dynasty. Inheon was the strategically important location through the history of Three Kingdom Period, Goryeo Dynasty, Joseon dynasty and Korean War. For example, Incheon Landing Operation (Operation Chromite) during Korean war and open Incheon port in 1883.
Now Incheon is making harmony of old and new section of the city. Old section of the city, like Fairy Tale Village and traditional market, is preserving its traditional history and life style and new section of the city, like Songdo and Cheongna, is setting up new life style with new skyscrapers and beautiful parks.
An increasing number of tourists and international merchants have visited Incheon by ferries and cruise ships, turning the local market into an international shopping area over the past few decades.
Our guide will pick you up in the lobby (on the 1st floor of your hotel if lobby is not on the first floor) of your hotel in Soul according to a schedule we will confirm and drive about one hour or one and half hours to Incheon city. And show you around modern life section with park and skyscrapers, traditional market, local place.
After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel or agreed place.
Songdo Central Park
Songdo Central Park is a artificial lake park built within Songdo International City, a green paradise found among the crowded skyscrapers in the city. Visitors can enjoy a water taxi ride on the man-made waterway, take a stroll at the walking promenades or various themed meadows around.
Sinpo International Market
Located in Sinpo-dong, Jung-gu, Incheon, Sinpo Market (3,300㎡) dates back to the late 19th century when vendors began selling fresh vegetables to the Japanese, Chinese, and Westerners who settled in the area. Sinpo Market was officially registered as a market in 1970 and now boasts over 140 stores.
The most famous item of the market is dakgangjeong, a Korean dish of crispy fried chicken coated in a sweet and spicy sauce. Other popular dishes include yuni jjajang, egg tart, freshwater fish jeon, mandu, and jjolmyeon (chewy noodles). It is great experience to walk through the market.
Songweoldong Fairy tale Village
The opening of the Incheon Port in 1883 led to the start of many foreigners coming into the area for settlement.
Soon, it became a rich village and many young people gradually moved out to the modern city like Seoul or modern section of the city, leaving the village in a state of stagnant. As such, a renovation project was brought upon to improve development of the village by painting and decorating classic fairy tales all around. As a result, old village looks fancy and vivid.
You will walk through this impressive fairy tale village and feel the atmosphere of old section of the Incheon city.
Wolmido island, located roughly 1 km off the coast of Incheon, has since become part of the mainland with the creation of a new highway.
The name Wolmido island comes from the shape of the island as it resembles the tail of a half moon. Thanks to its location near Seoul and the convenient transportation, many local people visit here during weekends.
The Culture Street starts with Doodle Pillar, and continues onward to Meeting Square, Arts Square, Performance Square, Good Harvest Square and several other notable highlights. Throughout these areas, spontaneous performances are performed, and street artists can draw for you on the spot. Moreover, many cafes and seafood restaurants are lined along the coast so you can enjoy coffee or fresh seafood while viewing the sea.
A must-see attraction on Wolmido island is "Play Hill". It’s not as large as other theme parks in Korea, but the Apollo Disco and the Viking rides are truly thrilling. If you're not into rides, the Apollo Disco ride is still fun just watching.
You can also enjoy sightseeing to the ocean.
Cheongna International City
Cheongna international city, located about 20 Km away west of Seoul.
It is also designed like Songdo international city. Fountain Show is famous here. There is the Canal Way which going through the city and there is lake part at the end of the canal way. Fountain show plays here. You will see the beautiful and romantic fountain show with music here.
Fountain show : play from April to October.
10:30 Pick up in the lobby (Seoul)
(1st floor if lobby is not
on the 1st floor)
10:30 - 12:00 Transfer
12:00 - 13:30 Songdo Central Park
13:30 - 14:30 (Lunch)
14:30 - 15:30 Sinpo International Market
15:30 - 17:00 Fairy Tale Village
17:00 - 18:30 Wolmido
18:30 - 20:30 Cheongna Central Park
(fountain show : seasonal)
21:30 Drop off at your hotel
(or agreed place)
Tour Rate (price per person)
All admission fees to tourists sites
1 Vehicle at Songdo Central Park
Local English-speaking guide service
Round trip transfer service with private vehicle
Hotel Pick up & Drop off Service in Seoul
Meals and beverages
If you want to start/finish at Incheon airport, extra $60 per one way transfer
Maximum passengers 6 people with small to medium sized luggage (No large size luggage)