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If you would like to participate in an optional tour, please download the application and send the filled-out form to the official IASGO 2016 Travel Agency, Plaza 21
Plus Travel Inc., by August 7, 2016. Ms. Annie Yu
Tel: +82-2-364-4171   Fax: +82-2-364-4174   E-mail: annieeyu@hotmail.com

HT-1  Afternoon Seoul Tour: Sep. 7(Wed) 13:00-17:30

  • Leeum Museum of Art
  • N Seoul Tower
ITINERARY Tour Desk –Leeum Samsung Museum of Art –N Seoul Tower –Tour Desk
PRICE KRW70,000/person (minimum 10 person basis)
CONDITIONS
  • Assistance of English-speaking guide
  • 15-seat minibus
  • All admissions included
DESCRIPTION Leeum Museum of Art, established by the Samsung Foundation of Culture, exhibits the cultural properties and fine works of art collected by the late Chairman Lee ByungCheul, the founder of the Samsung Group. Covering an area of 9,900㎡, Leeum consists of Museum 1, which exhibits Korean antique Korean art works, and Museum 2, which exhibits both local and foreign modern works of fine art.
A landmark of the metropolitan city of Seoul, the N Seoul Tower was renamed from Namsan Tower and a must-see attraction. From its highest point, the N Seoul Tower has been embracing the city for the last 25 years and stands as Seoul's most famous icon.

NT- 1  Night Shopping Tour: Sep. 10(Sat) 19:30-23:00

  • Dongdaemun Market
  • N Seoul Tower
ITINERARY Tour desk – Dongdaemun Market–N Seoul Tower– Tour desk
PRICE KRW58,000/person (Minimum 10 person basis)
CONDITIONS
  • Assistance of English-speaking guide
  • 15-seat minibus
  • All admissions included
DESCRIPTION One of the oldest and largest markets in Seoul, Dongdaemun Market is a colorful, bustling spot for bargain shoppers. Many stores are not much bigger than closets, but the combination of goods covering a wide spectrum brightens the sprawling 10 block shopping area. You can find the largest selection of silk in Korea as well as other fabrics, shoes, sports equipment, bags, vegetables and fish, and clothes of all kinds. This market is no stranger to foreigners, who come here from all over the world to find bargains at any time of the day, even 5’oclock in the morning. A landmark of the metropolitan city of Seoul, the N Seoul Tower was renamed from Namsan Tower and is a must-see attraction. From its highest point, the N Seoul Tower has been embracing the city for the last 25 years and stands as Seoul's most famous icon.

HT- 2  Royal Palace Tour: Sep. 11(Sun) 09:00-13:00

  • GyeongbokgungPalace
  • The National Folk Museum
  • BukchonHanok Village
ITINERARY Tour desk – GyeongbokPalace & NationalFolkMuseum–BukchonHanokVillage– Tour desk
PRICE KRW51,000/person (Minimum 10 person basis)
CONDITIONS
  • Assistance of English-speaking guide
  • 15-seated minibus
  • All admission included
DESCRIPTION Gyeongbokgung Palace was built in 1394 as the primary residence for the royal family. The National Folk Museum portrays the lifestyle of ancient Koreans and displays 20,000 vestiges, with a total of 4,000 folk relics. Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hanoks, many of which have been transformed into accommodation and other commercial buildings while maintaining the traditional feeling of the Korea of centuries ago.

FT- 1  Cultural Highlight Tour: Sep. 11(Sun) 09:00-17:30

  • Changdeokgung Palace
  • the National Museum of Korea
ITINERARY Tour Desk – National Museum of Korea –Insadong Antique Street - Lunch –Bukchon Hanok Village- Changdeok Palace & Huwon - Tour Desk
PRICE KRW98,000/person (minimum 10 person basis)
CONDITIONS
  • Assistance of English-speaking guide
  • 15-seat minibus
  • Lunch included
  • All admissions included
DESCRIPTION Changdeokgung Palace, the second royal villa built following the construction of Gyeongbukgung Palace in 1405, is surrounded by trees and wooded hillside on the northern fringe of Seoul. Indeed, the palace and the adjacent "Huwon(rear garden)" were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its historical significance, simplicity, subtleness and existence in harmony with the natural environment. The largest museum in Korea, the National Museum of Korea houses precious Korean cultural assets that silently tell the story of Korea’s fascinating history, from ancient days to the modern era.

HT-3  DMZ & The 3rd Tunnel Tour : Sep. 11(Sun) 07:30 - 14:00

  • DMZ (demilitarized zone)
  • North Korean 3rd Tunnel
ITINERARY Tour Desk – Imjingak Park – The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel - Dorasan Observatory – Dorasan Station – Pass by the Unification Village - Tour Desk
PRICE KRW73,000/person (minimum 10 persons basis)
CONDITIONS
  • English speaking guide’s assistance
  • 15-seated minibus
  • All admission included.
DESCRIPTION Truly a unique & rare experience in the whole world. This visit will leave you with a dramatic sense of the tremendous tragedy of separated families, the division of the peninsula and the hopes for reunification. The North Korean 3rd Tunnel is one of several underground tunnels dug under the DMZ (demilitarized zone) by North Korea for the purpose of infiltrating troops into South Korea in case of hostilities. It is deep under the surface and tourists are invited to descend to the bottom to view it for themselves. Cameras are permitted in the DMZ but it is essential that all visitors bring along their passports.

Key dates

  • Call for Abstracts Open JAN. 18, 2016
  • Deadline for Abstract Submission JUN. 14, 2016
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance JUN. 30, 2016
  • Deadline for Early Registration JUL. 29, 2016