Travel Around

SIWA tours offer opportunities for SIWA members, their families, and non-members to participate in organized experiences in Seoul and Korea. Through these cultural, artistic and recreational tours, participants can learn about Korea, and make and deepen friendships.

Learn About Korea

Experience cultural situations, traditions, customs, and more about Korean lifestyles.

Make Friendships

Meet new people on our tours and develop new relationships with other foreigners in Korea.

See and Do

See more of what Korea has to offer, not just in Seoul, but cities throughout all of Korea.

Who runs our tours?

A lot of teamwork goes into running the SIWA tours. Take a look at our fantastic tours team members.

Upcoming Tours

Event Date
Tour: Heunggugsa Templestay (CANCELLED)

Come join us in a templestay and get away from the daily routine in search of yourself and mental peace!

  • Sat, October 20, 2018 1:00 PM
  • Sold Out
Tour: Dongdaemun Beads and Craft Market

Dongdaemun’s Beads and Craft Market has everything you could possibly be looking for related to making crafts. Come join us!

  • Mon, October 22, 2018 10:00 AM
  • Sold Out
Tour: Tea Shops and Tea Houses in Insadong

On this tour we will dive into the world of tea: we will visit a tea museum and also look for tea supplies taking a stroll around Insadong. Our tour will culminate in a tea ceremony held by none other than Kyung Hee Park in one of the oldest tea houses in Insadong.

  • Thu, October 25, 2018 11:00 AM
  • Sold Out
Tour: Walk Buamdong and Baeksasil Valley

Enjoy a fall walk (3-4km) through the Buamdong neighborhood and the natural Baeksasil Valley. Optional visit to Arumjigi Culture Keepers exhibit, “Ancestral Rites for Modern Times.”

  • Tue, October 30, 2018 10:00 AM
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Tour: Gwanaksan Mountain

Gwanaksan is a mountain of which name means “hat-shaped peak,” and refers to its gat-like profile.

  • Thu, November 8, 2018 9:30 AM
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Tour: Independence Gate and Seodaemun Prison Museum

Independence Gate and Seodaemun Prison Museum are less-visited and less-known but fascinating sites very close to busy and modern downtown. This is a guided visit to a few sites of Korea’s quest for national independence in the shadow of Japanese colonial rule.

  • Fri, November 16, 2018 9:30 AM
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Tour: Christmas Decorations Market

At this time of the year, in the Express Bus Terminal a Christmas Market appears with a huge variety of Christmas and holiday decorations. You will find a a good selection of interior decorations (ornaments, table cloth, candles,…), christmas trees as well as a wide range of electrical lighting chains. Immerse yourself in a really festive atmosphere!

  • Mon, November 26, 2018 10:00 AM
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