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Goh Travel Korea is a fun travel group in South Korea. Our aim is to bring guys like you together to explore the beautiful country.

We offer various types of trips/ tours for expats living and working in Korea and travelers looking to have unique and fun time through day trips, cultural experience, hiking and outdoor activities. Koreans who want to travel and meet foreign friends are also welcome.

Goh Travel Korea is a fully registered and licensed travel organization by the Korean government.

Fully Licensed Travel Agency for Expats and International Travelers

Authorized as Grade 1 License & Insurance

사업자등록번호( Business registration number): 431-40-00030

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Upcoming events (2)

Dec 5: Lighting Festival at the Garden of Morning Calm

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Hi everyone! Let's add some color to our colorful character! We will take you all the exciting world of lighting in the beautiful Garden of Morning Calm! The Garden of Morning Calm lighting festival is the biggest festival of lights in South Korea with over 30,000 lights illuminated and it gives a spectacular view at night. The gleaming lights add a festive glow to the beautiful garden. The garden is sitting and surrounded by the mountains and the unique display of the Garden lighting view is fantastic. You will be able to enjoy the spectacular display of awesome yet very colorful lighting everywhere in the garden. 1.00: Depart from In front of GS25 across Anjeong-ri walk-in gate, Pyeongtaek (we need at least 6 people to be able to pick up here)[masked]PM: Outside exit 8, Express Bus terminal station[masked]PM: In front of Lotte Mart, Exit 4, Jamsil station ( Line 2 & 8). You need to walk straight for about 1 minute to reach Lotte Mart supermarket once out of exit 4. 3.30PM-6.40PM: Let's enjoy lighting festival 5.10PM: Sunset -6.50PM: Depart for home - 7.40Pm Drop off at Jamsil station - 7.30PM; Drop off at Express bus terminal station - 8.40PM: Drop off at GS 25 To sign up, please email to [masked] with the following information below; – Your full name – Trip name – Your pickup point – Your contact number – The amount of money you deposited – The name of bank you used – If you have your friends and deposited for them please mention their names too. SIGN UP PROCESS Please email to [masked] with the following information once you made a payment; Your full name Your pick up point Trip name Your contact number The amount of money you deposited The name of a bank you used The date you sent the deposit If you have your friends and deposited for them please mention their names too Bank Information Name of bank: KB( Kookmin Bank) – Account no. :[masked]- 04-[masked] – Name of bank account holder: Goh, Jonghwan( Goh Travel Korea) – Bank code: 04 COST & BANK INFORMATION 39,000 won( 39 USD) paid before/on November 25 41,000 won ( 41USD) paid before /on December 5 INCLUSIONS: Round trip private chartered bus Entrance fees for the lighting festival Tour guide Driver, gas Group discount 3-5: 2,000 won off for each person in your group 6-9: 3,000 won off for each person in your group 10 or more: 4,000 won off for each person in your group NOTE 1: If you deposit money for a group, you will need to email all the names of your group NOTE 2: In order to be eligible for discount, you should have to sign up at the same time. Special discount for frequent travelers ( You get 1,000 won off from your second trip) For example, if you have joined 3 times, you get 3,000 won off and have joined 10 times or more, you get 10,000 won off. Sign up process Please email with a name of the trip you would like to attend, your full name and phone number. Once you transfer the fund, please email with – Your full name – Your gender – your pickup point – Trip name – Your contact number – The amount of money you deposited – The name of a bank you used – The date you sent the deposit – If you have your friends and deposited for them please mention their names too. Disclaimer of Liability We cannot be held responsible for your health, safety, any injuries, illness, belongings and/or losses incurred as a result of your participation in these events. Cancellation policy The cancellation policy is as follows: 5 days or more before departure = 100 % 3 – 4 days before departure = 50 % 2 days or less before departure = 0 %

Jeju Island 🏝 for X-Mas getaway

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Full Title: Jeju Island Vacation for X-mas Getaway Jeju Island is one of the 7 Wonders of Nature in the world. Is it too cold for you? Jeju island is much warmer. Hello everyone~! Jeju Island is an amazing place and so beautiful whenever you go there. There are so many places to visit and things to do and you will be amazed by how beautiful and different Jeju Island is from the mainland. You are going to love being on Jeju Island this time of year because it will be less crowded than summer and it is much warmer than the mainland. Hiking up to Halla Mountain covered with snow will be your breathtaking experience and it is FREE. ( see below for Hallasan hiking) Why don't you celebrate your X-Mas on warm Jeju Island with your newly met friends! We will leave for Jeju on December[masked] PM) and come back on December 28th( Monday). We will explore Korea’s only UNESCO World Nature Heritage sites such as Mangjang Cave, Seongsan Sunrise Peak, Halla Mountain, and many more. With beautiful nature, emerald ocean, and tranquil environment, Jeju is 7 Wonders of Nature in the world. This trip is going to be the one you will certainly remember. Let us take care of everything for you. You just relax and enjoy it! Please join us and bring your friends along too! If you come alone, don’t worry, it is a great way to make new friends who also like to travel. Here are the best places we have selected for you ▶ Seongsan Ilchulbong Sunrise Peak (made from a volcanic eruption)– UNESCO Natural Heritage Site A unique crater mountain boasts panoramic views. The ridge provides an ideal spot for walks and the views from the top of the crater are breathtakingly spectacular. ▶ Manjanggul Lava Cave- Unesco World Natural Heritage Site Manjanggul Cave is one of the finest lava tunnels in the world and is a designated natural monument. ▶ Halla Mountain Snow Hiking Hallasan Mountain rises proudly from the center of Jeju Island and is perhaps the island’s most memorable landmarks. Hallasan Mountain is relatively easy to hike as the trail is quite flat and only one way to the top of the mountain. Hallasan is the highest mountain in South Korea with 1,950m and home to the magnificent Baekrokdam (lake-filled crater). It is FREE. Hiking to this majestic and magnificent Halla Mountain will be your life long memory for sure. ( The full details of the hiking will be given ) You can buy mountain climbing gears including crampons. http://www.globalinterpark.com/main/searchList?q=crampons Here are a plan and things you need to bring with you for Hallasan hiking. – Leave our hotel at 6.30 am-7.00 am after a delicious breakfast in our hotel. The restaurant will prepare an early buffet breakfast for you before hiking. – You can grab a taxi with guys who want to go hiking( It takes about 30 minutes from our hotel). The hotel will call a taxi for you – Arrive at the entrance of Halla Mountain at around 7.30 am – You can buy gimbap, snacks, water bottles, etc to bring with you for your lunch. – It is recommended that you don’t hike alone and you have enough water bottles and a fully charged smartphone in case of help. – You can finish your hiking by 3.30 pm-4.00 pm and come back to your room in the hotel to rest or visit the places you want. In the evening at around 6.00 pm- 6.15 pm, we can meet up in town for dinner and hang around together. ▶Jusangjeolli Lava Cliffs It is an impressive rock pillar formed by basaltic lava. The hexagonal rock formation stacks up like giant stairs, so geometrically carved that they look hand-made. The waves of the high tide crashing into the side of the cliff provide a breathtaking view of the ocean surrounding the pillars. ▶ Jeju Olle Trails ( 16 walking trails with mind-blowing ocean view and magnificent scenery Oedolgae trail is supposed to be the most beautiful trail. The trails pass through various landscapes along the way, including beaches with dramatic ocean views, forests, and villages. The Oedolgae trail offers unparalleled views of Jeju Island’s individual, dramatic landscape and also provides a unique opportunity to soak in the beauty of Jeju and the island’s culture. ▶ Oedolgae (Lonely) Rock The fantastic rocks of Oedolgae and fields of reeds in the extensive ranch provide the perfect background for trekking. ▶ Jeongbang Waterfall Jeongbang Waterfall is the only waterfall in Asia that falls directly into the ocean. ▶ Jeju’s most beautiful beach (Jungmun beach): Jungmun Beach is characterized by the white arch-shaped sandy shore and four distinctive colored grains of sand of white, black, red, and grey. The beach is loved by lots of people and is it said to be the most beautiful beach in Jeju. ▶ Love Land(optional) Jeju Love Land is an outdoor theme sculpture park based on sensuality and eroticism. The spacious park is home to over 140 sculptures (40 within the gallery and 100 outside). The park as a whole looks like a piece of land art. It is an attractive place where art and eroticism meet in cool, fun, and humorous styles. Trip Logistics The bus ride from Seoul to the ferry terminal We will have a comfortable chartered bus and you can relax and sleep while traveling overnight until we arrive at the ferry terminal ( You can keep things on the bus all the time but you need to keep important items with you) The ferry ride to Jeju This will be an awesome journey with plenty of sea breeze. The relaxed atmosphere makes it a great time to have a conversation with friends and enjoy the ocean. If you want, you can take nap on the ferry. There is also a cafeteria where you can buy things to eat and drink. Accommodation and breakfast Our hotel is very comfortable, clean, and modern and provides a tasty buffet breakfast, which is included in the price. It is well located to downtown and the beach. It is very close to the ferry terminal, so we won’t have to travel far when we take the ferry back to the mainland. You will be put in a room with 3-4 people of the same gender if we choose your roommates. If you sign up with friends, you will stay together in a room. A room for your group with 5-7 is available. If you would like to have your own room, this is possible, but there will be extra fees. Please let us know in advance. We have rooms for both with beds or Ondol( Korean style floor rooming system). You just need to bring your toothbrush as the hotel has everything including shampoo and hairdryer. We will provide muffins on the first day after we arrive at the ferry terminal. Also, you can bring your breakfast too if you need anything particular) Special group discount (30-50%) for our group with the following optional activities ► Horseback riding ( You will be given the necessary gears) ► Jeju Mandarin orange picking ( Unique experience available only on Jeju island) ► Udo Island submarine ride ( The submarine will depart from Seongsan harbor and go to the awesome Udo Island and come back to Seongsan Harbor)- Good opportunity to observe the mysterious undersea world by the Yellow Submarine! ^^ ► ATV, Kart, Yacht also available Preparation Your Passport or ARC, camera, comfortable clothes and walking shoes, water, money, toiletries(towels, shampoo, hairdryer are provided in the hotel) Itinerary December 24( Thursday night)[masked]PM: Exit 3, Hongik Univ station. You’ll need to turn right immediately when coming out from exit 3 and walk about 70 meters. Our bus will be in front of /near the CU convenience store on the side of the main street. [masked]PM: Exit 1, Samgakji station[masked]PM: Exit 8, Express Bus terminal station 10.20 PM-10.30 PM: Exit 1, Dongcheon station, Dongcheon Ex-Hub Transfer Center ( For those who live in Bundang and Yongin areas) To get to the meetup location, you’ll need to walk up the stairs for a couple of minutes ( OR take the escalator) to get outside of exit 1. When coming out from exit 1, you will have to turn left and walk for about a couple of minutes to reach the bus stop on the side of the highway. [masked]PM: Exit 1 at Yeongtong station by HomePlus in Suwon( Bundang line – close to Bundang) Anseong Rest stop pick up possible for those who live in Pyeongtaek and Osan areas 11.15 PM-11.20 PM Cheonan Express Bus Terminal (at a bus stop by Shinsegye Department Store) December 25th( Friday Morning): 12.10 AM- 12.20 AM: Daejeon Bus Terminal Complex In front of Angel In Us Coffee shop next to McDonald’s ( Gate 2- West Building). We need at least 5 people to make a stop here. Jeonju pick up possible( let us know in advance)[masked]AM: Gwangju pick up possible ( Gwangju U Square).We need at least 5 people to make a stop here. 6.00 am: Arriving at the ferry terminal 7.40 am: Depart for Jeju Island 12.00 PM-12.30 PM: Arriving in Jeju Lunch: Sandwich Manjanggul Cave- UNESCO Natural Heritage Seongsan Sunrise peak( Sungsan Crater mountain) UNESCO Natural Heritage Site 7.00 PM: Dinner ( Jeju black pork BBQ included)As for vegetarians, alternative meals are provided. December 26 (Saturday) – 7.00am- 8.00am: Breakfast and getting ready for the tour( Tasty buffet in the hotel included) – 8.10am: Leave our hotel – Odolgae Olle Trail trekking, one of the best Olle trails – Jeongbang waterfall – 12.30PM: Lunch – Jusangjeoli Cliffs – Beach time at Jungmun beach( the most beautiful beach on Jeju) bring your beach mat, frisbee, etc – Dinner( not included). After dinner, we will hang around downtown. December 27( Sunday)Free time – 7.00am-8.00am: ( delicious buffet in the hotel included) Enjoy your Jeju Island with your own time! On this free day, you can explore Jeju Island at your own time and pace. Places such as Udo island, Halla mountain hiking, beaches, Jeju orange picking, horseback ride, love land, speed boat or find a nice place to have a cup of coffee or something else. It’s up to you. December 28th( Monday) 5.50AM-6.20AM: Breakfast – Tasty buffet in the hotel included 7.20AM: Depart for the mainland 10.00AM: Arriving on the mainland 12.30PM: Drop off in Gwangju bus Terminal, Lunch after Gwangju drop off 3.40PM: Drop off at Daejeon Bus terminal 4.20PM: Drop off at Cheonan express bus terminal 5.10PM: Drop off at Yeongtong station 5.30PM Drop off at Jukjeon bus stop 6.00PM-6.30PM: Drop off in Seoul ( Express Bus terminal station, Samgakji station and Hongik univ station) Cost 300,000 KRW ( 300USD) paid before/on December 6 310,000 KRW ( 310 USD paid before /on December 24 Inclusions – Round-trip ferry ride – Private chartered bus from Seoul to ferry terminal – Private chartered bus from Ferry Terminal to Seoul – 4 days charted bus in Jeju – Bus service to the hotel – All entrance fees for the places in the itinerary – 3 nights at the hotel(to share a room with 3-4 with a bed or on the floor)The hotel is modern and clean with Wifi – Breakfast- tasty buffet in the hotel(3), lunch(1) dinner(1) – English speaking tour guides – Driver, tollgate fees, gas Group discount 3-5: 3,000 won off for each person in your group 6-9: 5,000 won off for each person in your group 10 or more: 7,000 won off for each person in your group NOTE: If you deposit money for a group, you will need email all the names of your group Special discount for frequent travelers You get 1,000 won off from your second trip. For example, if you have joined 3 times, you get 3,000 won off and have joined 10 times or more, you get 10,000 won off. To apply, please email us with the list of trips you have attended so far. Bank Information – Name of bank: KB( Kookmin Bank) – Account no. :[masked]- 04-[masked] – Name of bank account holder: Goh, Jonghwan( Goh Travel Korea) – Bank code: 04 You can go into any bank in Korea to pay your trip fee by bank transfer even though you don’t have a Korean bank account. You can pay via Paypal ( [masked]) Please transfer the fee from your Korean bank account via internet banking or an ATM. Also, you can go into any bank in Korea to pay your trip fee by bank transfer even though you don’t have a Korean bank account. You can tell bankers to transfer the fund on behalf of you and they will do that for you. You can ask your friend and/or colleague to transfer for you. Once we receive a payment from you, you will receive a confirmation email from us. Sign up process To sign up, please email to [masked] once you make a payment with the following information; – Your full name – Your gender – Your date of birth – your pick up point – Trip name – Your contact number – The amount of money you deposited – The name of a bank you used – The date you sent the deposit – If you have your friends and deposited for them please mention their names too. Note: Please be advised that we do our best to keep the itinerary as scheduled. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, the itinerary may be subject to change. Please make sure that you get to the meeting point on time or earlier as we will have to leave on time. We can only wait for 5 minutes. If you are late and missed the charted bus then you should either need to find your way of getting to the next destination we are supposed to arrive at or you will be regarded as a no-show. In the case of a no-show, you won’t get a refund. Disclaimer of Liability We cannot be held responsible for your health, safety, any injuries, illness, belongings and/or losses incurred as a result of your participation in these events. Cancellation policy The cancellation policy is as follows; *10 days before the trip from departure time: Full refund *5 days before the trip from departure: 50 % *4 days or less before departure: 0 %

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