Sat, 16 May 2015. Last updated Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:34
When transiting at Incheon International Airport in South Korea in a long time and knowing to do nothing in idle time, you are highly recommended to participate in a free tour here. Instead of sitting at the airport for hours to wait for the next flight, you will have a chance to experience Korean culture and cuisine with Incheonl Airport Free Transit Tour. To join the program, you have to meet the following requirements. First, you are on the way of flying to/from New Zealand, Australia, America, Japan, and Canada. Second, you have ticket of leaving Korea within 30 days.
Free tour at Incheon Airport may last from 2-6 hours, depending on yours transit time at the airport. You will have the opportunity to visit temples near the airport or some other popular attractions in the city of Seoul that absolutely does not require you to have a tourist visa. For more information on transit tours before the flight, you can drop by the Transit Tour Desk at Incheon Airport. You can choose the tour with diverse activities, from visiting Korean historical treasures to shopping in the most famous districts. Here are some suggestions for you to visit various landmarks of Seoul. Note that, this is the free tour, but you will have to pay for meals and entrance tickets at attractions.
When buying Asiana Airlines tickets to America or Europe and transiting in Korea (or Korean Air tickets), you can register a tour in accordance with your transit time, personal preferences, schedule and financial ability. If having only 2 hours, you can visit temples in Incheon, City's Museum or Incheon Memorial. If you have 3 hours of free time, do not misst to pop in Wolmi Park, International Port or Shinpo Souk Market. If you have 4 hours, you can start the discovery at Cheonggye Stream, then to Deoksu Palace, Donggaemoon Market, Insadong Street with shops under ancient Korean architecture and full of paintings, crafts, and food stalls...
If your transit time is 5 hours, you should begin the journey from Hongik University Station, and then Cheonggye Stream, to Gyeongbok Palace, Insadong Street, and Jogyesa Temple. If you have 6 hours, you can choose to visit Ganghwa Island or Goyang City. If you do not want to use the services offered by travel companies, you can move to attractions by express train at the airport (Arex) or tram (Maglev train). Additionally, you can also explore the characteristics of Korea at Incheon Airport. At the duty free shops on the 3rd floor, you can buy many interesting souvenirs. Otherwise, visiting Korean craft art galleries is a good idea.
If you have several hours waiting for the next flight at Incheon International Airport, do not just sit there and miss the chance to explore the local culture. For more details about Incheon Airport free tours, you can go directly to the website: www.cyberairport.kr/contents/pa/en/c/2/35/PA_C_2350.jsp