INCHEON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
1. Transit Tour Information
- The passenger who is eligible to enter to KOREA can join the tour. (If refused by Immigration Office, direct the question to the Ministry of Justice).
- The passenger who has connecting flight from third countries to other third countries within 24 hours is qualified.
- The passenger arrive at concourse must reach registration desk at terminal 1 & 2 for yourself by using the shuttle train at the basement.
- Tour program may be modified without pre-notification.
- The Space will be shared by the on-line reservations and new registrations by the rule of first come first served upon arrival.
- Korea immigration does not allow multi entry during one single trip to Korea.
2. Desk Location
2.1. Terminal 1
2.2. Terminal 2
All passengers including passenger booked by on-line must show up to main registration desk on the 1st floor with travel documents at latest 30 min before tour starts. Please avoid transferring to the departure on the 3rd floor but rush to registration desk on the 1st floor. The no-show seats pre-occupied by on-line reservation will be released 30 min before tour starts. If passenger got lost because of the late show up to last meeting point, rush back to the airport not to miss the flight. And entire liability goes to the passenger.
3. Tour Reservation
Though booking system ‘sold out’ , there is always an opportunity to join upon arrival as we allot less than 50% of space for an-on-line booking system: https://www.airport.kr/ap/en/trn/trnTourMain.do
- Contact number : Transit Tour Inquiry (Telephone : +82-32-741-3139 / E-mail : [email protected])
- Airline Marketing Team
4. Course Information
4.1. Yonggungsa Temple (1 hour tour)
COURSE : Airport → Temple → Airport
Schedule : Terminal 1 08:00~09:00 / 09:00~10:00 / 14:00~15:00
Terminal 2 07:00~08:00 / 08:00~09:00 / 13:00~1400 / 14:00~15:00
Temple (사찰) The temple, built about 1,300 years ago, was the temporary residence of Heungseon Daewongun (1820-1898, a politician and the father of King Gojong), who stayed at the temple for 10 years praying for his son to ascend to the throne. When his son was finally crowned king, Heungseon Daewongun re-built the temple and changed the name to Yonggungsa. In front of the temple there are two 1,300 year-old zelkova trees. And recently, an 11 meter-high statue of Maitreya was put in place.
4.2. Paradise City Art-Tainment (1 hour tour)
COURSE : Airport → Paradise City → Airport
Schedule : Terminal 1&2 10:00~11:00 / 13:00~14:00
Paradise City Art-Tainment (파라다이스시티 아트테인먼트) Paradise City is the very first Korean-style resort complex in Northeast Asia that offers a diverse range of year-round accommodations, entertainments and cultural experiences such as a casino, an art gallery, an amusement park, a club and retail amenities. The art gallery at Paradise City exhibits more than 2,700 artworks including those of world-renowned artists such as Yayoi Kusama and Demien Hirst. During the tour, you can meet 8 key artworks of Paradise City Art Gallery.
4.3. Songdo Hanok Village & Triple Shopping Street (2 hour tour)
COURSE : Airport → Songdo Hanok Village → Triple Street → Airport
Schedule : Terminal 1 15:00~17:00
Terminal 2 15:00~17:00
Songdo Hanok Village (송도 한옥마을) The Hanok village introduces traditional beauty located in a modern city filled with skyscrapers. It is surrounded by neighboring tourist attractions like Central Park, Hyundai Premium Outlet, and local Korean cafes & restaurants.
Triple Shopping Street (트리플 쇼핑거리) Things to do, see, eat and enjoy as well as various cultural and seasonal festivals are all combined at this splendid shopping walkway. The 3 main streets (ground, under and park) provide different enjoyment from food courts to premium outlets.
4.4. Jeondeungsa Temple & Deokjinjin (4 hour tour)
COURSE : Airport → Jeondeungsa Temple → Airport
- Schedule : Terminal 1&2 8:00~12:00
Jeondeungsa Temple (전등사) The temple is considered the oldest temple in Korea and was built in the late 4th century, around when Buddhism was first introduced to Korea. It is a prestigious temple that holds a beautiful Daewoongjeon (main Buddha hall) designated as Treasure No. 178 of Korea as well as various valuable relics from Goryeo and Joseon Dynasty periods.
Deokjinjin (덕진진) Deokjinjin was a strategic point of the outer castle wall used for defending the Ganghwa Straits during the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392). It was the strongest artillery base in the Ganghwa Straits and a historical site where fierce battles occurred during Byeonginyangyo (the French invasion in 1866) and Shinmiyangyo (the American invasion in 1871).
4.5. Gwangmyeong Cave (4 hour tour)
COURSE : Airport → Gwangmyeong Cave → Airport
- Schedule : Terminal 1&2 09:00~13:00
* On Mondays, the course will be replaced by one of the other tours.
Gwangmyeong Cave (광명동굴) (Formerly) Siheung Mine is a historic place that preserves the modernization of Korea after the nation’s independence from Japanese colonial rule. According to records, 53kg of gold had been mined from 1955 to 1972. The mine was closed down in 1977 but it is estimated that the cave still has a sizable amount of gold deposits.
4.6. Worldcup Stadium & Hongdae Street (4 hour tour)
COURSE : Airport → World Cup Stadium → HongDae Street → Airport
- Schedule : Terminal 1&2 14:00~18:00
Worldcup Stadium (상암월드컵경기장) Recall the excitement of the FIFA World Cup 2002 in Korea and have a glimpse of the largest football-specific stadium, with 66 thousand seats, in Asia. During the tour, the participants will be guided to locker rooms and practice rooms, which are actually used by FC Seoul players.
Hongdae Street (홍대거리) Hongdae, the hottest place in Seoul, is known for its urban arts and indie music culture, clubs and entertainments. The street enjoys a reputation as the city’s prime spot for indie musicians, dancers and performers. It is also home to independent clothing stalls and vintage shops. In 2016, Hongdae was ranked one of the most unique neighborhoods in the world.
4.7. Gyeongbokgung Palace & Insa-dong (5 hour tour)
COURSE : Airport → Gyeongbokgung Palace → Insadong → Airport
Schedule : Terminal 1&2 08:00~13:00 / 10:00~15:00
*On Tuesdays, the course will be replaced by the Changdeokgung Palace tour.
Gyeongbokgung Palace (경복궁) Gyeongbokgung, completed in 1395, was the first royal palace built in the Joseon Dynasty. It was constructed about 25 years earlier than the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. The palace was burned down in 1592 due to an invasion but was restored in 1867 during the reign of King Gojong.
Insa-dong (인사동) It is a popular neighborhood located at Jongno, Seoul, and is home to antique shops, folk art galleries and small shops selling traditional goods.
4.8. Myeong-dong & Namdaemun Market (5 hour tour)
COURSE : Airport → Myeong-dong → Namdaemun Market → Airport
Schedule : Terminal 1&2 13:00~18:00
Myeong-dong (명동) This street, filled with shopping centers, boutiques and duty free stores, is one of the most popular shopping districts in Seoul. It is where international tourists can experience Korea’s latest fashion trends and various street food.
Namdaemun Market (남대문시장) This market is the largest traditional market in Korea. Its streets are filled with small shops that sell from clothes to ginseng and basically everything you can think of at reasonable prices.
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