The Prices of Tours to South Korea

Gyeongbokgung Palace at night, Seoul, South Korea Gyeongbokgung Palace at night, Seoul, South Korea
How much do tours to South Korea cost? Here we have analyzed the prices of 79 terrific tours to South Korea to help you understand how much money you will most likely need for your next amazing trip. Whether you're on a shoestring budget, visting with your family, traveling in luxury, or visiting solo, we have categorized the costs of these fantastic tours to South Korea by guest rating, category, amenities, and more. You'll find tours here that cover all types of travel styles such as family, in-depth cultural, historical, and sightseeing. So, there's something for everyone. Now let's find out if these tours through South Korea are affordable and fit in with your travel style.

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What are the package tour options in South Korea?

Curious about the diverse range of tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.55 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 25 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 2 days, while the longest is 16 days. Looking at physical activity, the tours are easy, moderate, and relaxing, with the most as easy. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 79 tours, you can rest assured that South Korea has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

  • The length of tours range from 2 to 16 days.
  • The maximum group size of tours range from 2 to 54 people.

The tour packages are also categorized as follows:


  • Tours Available
    79
  • Average Rating
    (out of 5)
    4.55
  • Average Max Group Size
    25
  • See More

How much do organized tour packages to South Korea cost? Are tours expensive?

Average Tour Cost per Day South Korea
$332

Analyzing the comprehensive list of available tours, you'll easily find a range of fantastic choices to suit your travel preferences. Considering the financial aspect, the average daily price for tours in South Korea stands at a highly reasonable $332 per day. Taking a broader perspective, the overall average cost of all tours amounts to $2,877, derived from meticulous data analysis of 79 captivating tours. It's worth noting that the lowest-priced tour starts at an enticing $40, while the most extravagant option reaches a remarkable $10,199.

  • Tours to South Korea range in price from $40 to $10,199, based on data from 79 tours.

How much should I pay for a tour through South Korea?

This table shows the range of guided, organized, and all-inclusive tour prices that visit, start in, or end in South Korea. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for an organized tour, this table breaks down the costs by price range.

Tour Price per Day Number of Tours
$0-100 3
$100-200 3
$200-300 5
$300-400 29
$400-500 9
$600-700 18
$900-1000 12


(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically. Price costs can also vary by group size, amenities offered, transportation type, promotional sale prices, and addons not inlcuded in the base prices.)

Prices for the Best Tours to South Korea

Highest Rated Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$315

What are South Korea's top rated tour packages? And how much do they cost? These tours are the highest rated tours by previous guests.

By only looking at the absolute best and highest rated tours (the top 25% by guest rating), in South Korea you'll discover plenty of fantastic the highest-rated options. Get ready to be pleasantly surprised, as the average daily price in this category is an affordable $315 per day. Furthermore, the overall average cost of all tours stands at a reasonable $2,917, based on data from 20 available tour options. Now, for the overall price range: the cheapest tour available comes in at a pocket-friendly $966, while the most luxurious option reaches a maximum of $6,410. What's more, visitors can rest assured that these tours are well liked, as they boast an impressive average guest rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars. So, get ready to explore South Korea and embark on an unforgettable journey that will make the memories of a lifetime.

What are the best tours to South Korea?

These are the highest rated tours from previous customers.

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by HanaTour ITC
6 days, 12 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$1,700 $1,445
Overall Rating 5.0
by Tweet World Travel
12 days, 12 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$5,446
Overall Rating 5.0
20% OFF
by One Life Adventures
13 days, 6 destinations
Seoul to Jeju-do
$2,873 $2,299
Overall Rating 5.0
by Crooked Compass
9 days, 6 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$5,175
Overall Rating 5.0

Prices for the Best Budget Tours to South Korea

Budget Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$243

When looking at tours in the budget category, the array of tour options available in South Korea is diverse. The average daily price for budget tours stands at a very reasonable $243 per day. Drawing from an extensive analysis of 13 tours, we've determined that the overall average cost of all tours is a modest $2,295. It's worth noting that among these options, the cheapest tour can be enjoyed for as little as $76 per person, while those looking to splurge a bit more can opt for the most expensive tour at $4,977. The popularity of these tours speaks volumes, with an average guest rating of 4.61 out of 5 stars, showcasing the satisfaction and appreciation expressed by previous customers.

What are the best budget tours to South Korea?

20% OFF
by One Life Adventures
13 days, 6 destinations
Seoul to Jeju-do
$2,873 $2,299
Overall Rating 5.0
by Encounters Travel
12 days, 5 destinations
Seoul to Jeju-do
$1,865
Overall Rating 5.0
20% OFF
by One Life Adventures
10 days, 5 destinations
Seoul to Busan
$2,205 $1,764
Overall Rating 4.8
5% OFF
by The Dragon Trip
12 days, 5 destinations
Seoul to Jeju-do
$1,807 $1,717
Overall Rating 4.6

Prices for the Best Luxury Tours to South Korea

Luxury Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$314

By only looking at the luxury and comfort category of tours, visitors will find a wide range of terrific options when choosing a tour to South Korea. The average daily price for luxury tours to South Korea is a remarkably economical $314 per day, with the overall average cost of all tours being $2,621 (based on data from 52 tours). The cheapest tour is $40, and the most expensive tour is $6,375. Also, visitors tend to love all of these tours because the average guest rating is 4.43 out of 5 stars.

What are the best luxury tours to South Korea?

15% OFF
by HanaTour ITC
6 days, 12 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$1,700 $1,445
Overall Rating 5.0
by Crooked Compass
9 days, 6 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$5,175
Overall Rating 5.0
by On The Go Tours
9 days, 4 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$4,845
Overall Rating 5.0
15% OFF
by HanaTour ITC
4 days, 10 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$980 $833
Overall Rating 4.9

Prices for the Best 3-Days or Less Tours to South Korea

3-Days or Less Average Tour Cost per Day
$178

By only looking at the shortest 3-days or less tours, perfect for a quick getaway, a wide range of terrific options in South Korea are offered. Based on data from 9 tours, the average daily price for 3-day tours to South Korea is a remarkably economical $178 per day, and the overall average total price is $470. The cheapest tour is $40, and the most expensive tour is $966. Also, previous customers have mostly enjoyed these tours because the average guest rating is 4.7 out of 5 stars. If you're looking for a 3-day tour to South Korea, these are some terrific options.


What are the best 3-days or shorter tours to South Korea?

by Bamba Travel
3 days, 8 destinations
Seoul to Busan
$966
Overall Rating 4.9
by Bamba Travel
3 days, 4 destinations
Busan to Seoul
$966
Overall Rating 4.7
by HanaTour ITC
1 days, 2 destinations
Seoul to Cheorwon-gun
$76
Overall Rating 4.5
by HanaTour ITC
2 days, 3 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$323

Prices for Family Tours to South Korea

Family Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$320

For this specific type of tour, a wide range of terrific options in South Korea are offered. Based on data from 50 tours, the average daily price for family tours to South Korea is a remarkably economical $320 per day, and the overall average total price is $2,505. The cheapest tour is $40, and the most expensive tour is $10,199. Also, previous customers have mostly enjoyed these tours because the average guest rating is 4.48 out of 5 stars. If you're looking for a family tour to South Korea, these are some terrific options.


What are the best family tours to South Korea?

15% OFF
by HanaTour ITC
6 days, 12 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$1,700 $1,445
Overall Rating 5.0
by Odynovo
9 days, 5 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$2,231
Overall Rating 5.0

Prices for In-depth Cultural Tours to South Korea

In-depth Cultural Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$352

For these tours, visitors will find a wide range of terrific options when choosing a tour to South Korea. The average daily price for in-depth cultural tours to South Korea is a remarkably economical $352 per day, with the overall average cost of all tours being $3,105 (based on data from 43 tours). The cheapest tour is $89, and the most expensive tour is $10,199. Also, visitors tend to love all of these tours because the average guest rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.


What are the best in-depth cultural tours to South Korea?

15% OFF
by HanaTour ITC
6 days, 12 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$1,700 $1,445
Overall Rating 5.0
by Tweet World Travel
12 days, 12 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$5,446
Overall Rating 5.0

Prices for Historical Tours to South Korea

Historical Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$341

When we look at this type of tour, visitors will find a wide range of terrific options when choosing a tour to South Korea. The average daily price for historical tours to South Korea is a remarkably economical $341 per day, with the overall average cost of all tours being $3,168 (based on data from 23 tours). The cheapest tour is $966, and the most expensive tour is $6,375. Also, visitors tend to love all of these tours because the average guest rating is 4.56 out of 5 stars.


What are the best historical tours to South Korea?

by Crooked Compass
9 days, 6 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$5,175
Overall Rating 5.0
by Encounters Travel
12 days, 5 destinations
Seoul to Jeju-do
$1,865
Overall Rating 5.0

Prices for Sightseeing Tours to South Korea

Sightseeing Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$322

Looking at this type of tour, a wide range of terrific options in South Korea are offered. Based on data from 5 tours, the average daily price for sightseeing tours to South Korea is a remarkably economical $322 per day, and the overall average total price is $2,869. The cheapest tour is $2,005, and the most expensive tour is $3,263. Also, previous customers have mostly enjoyed these tours because the average guest rating is 4.65 out of 5 stars. If you're looking for a sightseeing tour to South Korea, these are some terrific options.


What are the best sightseeing tours to South Korea?

10% OFF
by Intrepid Travel
9 days, 4 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$3,019
Overall Rating 4.8
by MW Tours
8 days, 12 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$2,005
Overall Rating 4.5

Prices for Active Adventure Tours to South Korea

Active Adventure Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$390

For just this category, visitors will find a wide range of terrific options when choosing a tour to South Korea. The average daily price for active adventure tours to South Korea is a remarkably economical $390 per day, with the overall average cost of all tours being $2,124 (based on data from 4 tours). The cheapest tour is $966, and the most expensive tour is $3,900. Also, visitors tend to love all of these tours because the average guest rating is 4.63 out of 5 stars.


What are the best active adventure tours to South Korea?

by Bamba Travel
3 days, 8 destinations
Seoul to Busan
$966
Overall Rating 4.9
by Bamba Travel
7 days, 18 destinations
Start/End in Seoul
$2,400
Overall Rating 4.8

Are group tours to South Korea worth it?

While independent travel is an option in South Korea, the complexities of planning and navigating the challenging transportation options can make booking a tour a better choice. Considering the convenience and potential challenges of visting the country, most travelers find the investment in a package tour to be well justified. Given the potential difficulties of creating your own itinerary, verses leaving the transportation, lodging, activities, and meals to experienced experts with a tour ensures a stress-free experience, allowing you to fully enjoy your trip.

Is a group tour cheaper than solo travel to South Korea?

Tours are sometimes cheaper than traveling independently in South Korea depending on the tour's destinations, level of luxury, and length. Of course, every tour is different, and every independent trip is different, too. Tour providers will usually package everything together at a competitive price which is often comparable to an independent trip of the same level of luxury. The average cost of a tour in South Korea is $332 per day, and many tours are actually well below this average. Tours in South Korea range in price from $40 to $10,199. When comparing the costs to independent travel in South Korea, keep in mind that most guided organized tour packages will include accommodations, transportation, knowledgeable guides, food, entrance tickets, and more. So, while it's hard to compare the differences between tours and independent travel for every single person, make sure you know what's included in a tour package before comparing the price to an independently planned trip, and also make sure that you've thoroughly researched the costs of independent travel in South Korea as well.

Group Tours vs. Independent Travel in South Korea

The choice between an organized tour package and independent travel can pose a dilemma for many travelers. However, in South Korea during 2024 or 2025, the availability of attractive deals and sales makes organized tour packages an appealing option. These packages offer all-inclusive features, such as accommodations, transportation, entry tickets, meals, and other essential travel requirements, ensuring exceptional value. Furthermore, the presence of knowledgeable guides adds depth to the travel experience, coupled with the convenience of a pre-arranged itinerary. Conversely, independent travel provides the freedom to have more control and flexibility over one's travel plans, allowing for adjustments to schedules and budgets. It also opens doors to immersing oneself in local cultures and exploring off-the-beaten-path destinations that may not be part of organized tours.

What are the benefits of a package tour to South Korea?

There are countless benefits to traveling with a tour. One of the greatest advantages is the convenience of having every detail taken care of for you. From transportation to accommodations and activities, everything is meticulously arranged, allowing you to relax and fully immerse yourself in the destination. This means you won't have to worry about finding suitable accommodations, planning your route, or potentially missing out on any must-see sights. Moreover, most tour prices are all-inclusive, providing transparency and ensuring you know the total cost of your trip in advance. Tour benefits include

  • comfortable amenities
  • meeting other like-minded travelers
  • not having to plan
  • reliable service and schedule
  • fixed budget
  • knowledgeable guides
  • eliminating risks

What are the benefits of independent travel in South Korea?

Independent travel offers a range of advantages, including freedom, control, and flexibility. By embarking on your own journey, you have the ability to choose your accommodations, explore the sights that interest you, dine at your preferred times, and navigate the destination in your preferred manner. Taking charge of these decisions also grants you greater control over your expenses, schedule, planned activities, and desired level of comfort during your travels. Other benefits include:

  • flexible schedules
  • flexible budget
  • in-depth cultural opportunities
  • off-the-beaten-path destinations

How far in advance should I book my tour to South Korea?

You should plan to book your tour to South Korea at least a few months in advance, if not more. Many people book their tours up to a year in advance, but in our experience, around 6 to 9 months ahead of the departure date is usually sufficient. Many tours fill up well in advance, so booking early ensures that you have a place on the trip. Also, the price of some tours can be significantly cheaper if you book early, as tour companies often provide early booking sales and discounted prices. On the other hand, sometimes tour companies offer last-minute discounts for tours that are not full, but waiting for a last-minute discount runs the risk of not having a spot on a fully booked tour.

How many people are in group tours to South Korea?

In South Korea, tours can have a range of group sizes, catering to anywhere from 2 to 54 individuals. On average, a tour comprises 25 participants. It is worth mentioning that the size of the tour does not necessarily dictate its quality or cost.

How much time do I need for a group tour to South Korea?

The average length of organized tour packages to South Korea is about 8 days, which is a suitable timeframe for most visitors. Tours in South Korea can span from 2 to 16 days, or sometimes longer. While longer tours may come with a higher price, the cost per day tends to decrease. Furthermore, longer tours allow for a more comprehensive exploration of various destinations, offering better value for money.

Where do group tours go in South Korea?

Although South Korea is large with many different places to visit, tours often go to Seoul, Busan, Gyeongju, Jeonju, Andong, Jeju-do, Gwangju, and Pyeongchang.

What tour and travel companies offer packages to South Korea?

The most popular tour companies offering trips in South Korea are HanaTour ITC, On The Go Tours, Tweet World Travel, Bamba Travel, and US Travel Korea. While some are large international operators, others are smaller and only operate in the country or in local areas. Larger companies often have solid reputations, provide consistent service, and rarely cancel trips. Smaller companies can also provide excellent service while also giving you a local perspective and in-depth knowledge of the destinations. All of these companies have positive reviews from previous guests, too.

What is the best tour company offering trips to South Korea?

South Korea's top-rated tour provider is Tweet World Travel. Their exceptional service and popular itineraries have garnered a multitude of glowing reviews from delighted past participants.


More Information

See also The Best Family-Friendly Tours to South Korea, The Best Historical Tours in South Korea, The Best 10-Day Tours in South Korea, The Best One Week (7-Day) Tours in South Korea, The Best Christmas & New Years Tours in South Korea, The Best Adventure Tours to South Korea, The Best Sightseeing Tours in South Korea, The Best Cultural Tours in South Korea, The Best Romantic Tours for Couples in South Korea, The Best Luxury Tours to South Korea, or The Best Tours for Seniors to South Korea for more tour ideas. With so many options, there's a guided tour or vacation package for every type of traveler.

Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Seoul, The Best 10-Day Tours from Seoul, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Seoul for more package tour options.

And for more information on South Korea, see South Korea Travel Costs and South Korea Hotel Costs.

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