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Korea (Republic of)Jeju

East Side Jeju Island Tour - See Seongsan Ilchulbong & Manjanggul Cave

East Jeju has a distinctly rustic personality. Folk villages, mountains, caves, and islands with a large horse population all lead to this lovely, wild charm. On this tour you will ride horses, see the Seongeup village, and watch as female divers catch fish without any equipment. It's an enchanting day in the great outdoors.
  • Departure: Jeju
  • Type:
  • Duration: Approximately 9 hours
  • Meeting time: Approximately 08:20
  • Meeting point: At your hotel lobby
Highlights
  • Have an exciting horseback ride on Jeju island
  • Absorb the culture and history of the Seongeup folk village
  • Reach the top of Seongsan Ilchulbong peak
  • Revel in the purity of nature
  • Observe the Haenyeo female divers fish in the traditional style
  • Journey into the depths of the Manjanggul cave
Tour Options
Notice
The pickup and drop-off service is only available in Jeju city, Seogwipo city and Jungmun.After the tour is finished, your guide will take customers who stay in Seogwipo-city to limousine bus.Bus ticket is included in the tour fee.The tour itinerary could be changed under due to weather or seasonal factors.Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.Trekking courses require comfortable shoes and clothes.
Includes
  • Vehicle
  • Driver
  • Gas
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee
Excludes
  • Tips
  • Other expense

What are some of the best things to do in Jeju? Go Horse Riding to Seongsan Ilchulbong, Jeju Folk Village & more

Tour Jeju's charming east through a thrilling horseback ride; a jaunt through Seongeup, a Jeju folk village; climb up mountains; and descend into caves. This day has an adventure around every corner, and gives you a great sense of east Jeju. The East Side Jeju Island tour begins with horse riding, an activity of great importance in Korean culture. Horses can be spotted all around Jeju Island, and are regarded with honor by the people. You'll get the chance to watch them perform in an exciting show hearkening to the days of Genghis Khan, showcasing their strength and agility. Bond with these beautiful Jeju Sanma horses on a joyride around the island. It's the experience of a lifetime. Next, you'll be charmed by the Seongeup folk village sitting at the foot of Mt. Halla on Jeju Island. Though a small village, Seongeup is full of culture and history, with incredible traditions passed on through the generations. There are relics from ancient Jeju all over Seongeup. Confucian shrines, stunning architecture, stone statues, and fortress ruins all add to Jeju's personality. The dialect, crafts, and local dishes have continued in the traditional style for years. The zelkova and nettle trees here are hundreds of years old, adding a feeling of wisdom in nature. The Seongeup folk village is also known for the black lava-rock walls, the Haiguang grandfather statues, and the black haired pigs. After the Seongeup folk village you'll climb the heights Seongsan Ilchulbong peak. A volcanic eruption 100,000 years ago pushed Seongsan Ilchulbong to the surface. A 600-metre diameter crater sits atop of the peak. Surrounded by 99 rocks, it takes the shape of a large crown adorning the head of Seongsan. The southeast is all cliffs, and the northwest is lush, rolling hills leading to the Seongsan village. You'll be amazed by the talent of the Haenyeo (female divers) in Jeju. These women have been braving the cold seas and the high waves for generations. Most impressively, they don't use diving equipment, only a pair of goggles, a tube for balance, and a collection basket. You will have the honor of tasting the fresh seafood they catch.Learn more about their long-practiced tradition at the Haenyeo museum. The Jeju Haenyeo Museum exhibits various photos of Haenyeo female divers and their activities.The final stop on your east Jeju tour is the Manjanggul cave. This lava tunnel is classified as a natural monument, with hanging stalagmites and lava tube tunnels creating a mysterious, otherworldly vibe. Bats make their home among the stalagmites, and stone pillars rise in majestic formations.