Dates: 17th – 24th Jun, 2023
Ready to delve into South Korea’s dynamic culture and innovative spirit? Join our 9-day tour exploring Seoul and Busan’s top attractions. Here are some of the highlights of this tour:
- Dive into the content industry (VR/AR/Metaverse) at Arimoa, one of Busan’s leading animation studio. Visit pioneering enterprises, agencies, and studios crafting cutting-edge content.
- Experience the thriving startup ecosystem at Pangyo (Korean Silicon Valley) and Gangnam Startup Center, gaining insights from entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors.
- Immerse yourself in the K-pop phenomenon with a visit to SM Entertainment and a K-pop tour in Gangnam, exploring idols’ favorite hangouts.
- Embrace traditional and modern South Korea, exploring historic sites and contemporary marvels while savoring delicious cuisine and mingling with locals.
To make your trip even more comfortable and hassle-free, we have arranged hostel accommodation, all meals, local and intercity transportation, and a certificate of participation for you. All you need to do is pack your bags and get ready for the immersion of a lifetime!
Don’t miss this chance to immerse yourself in Korea’s captivating past, present, and future!
With limited early bird seats available, apply now and secure your spot.
Day 1 – Korea Calling
Get ready for an unforgettable adventure in South Korea! Board your flight from your home city.
Day 2 – Unearthing Seoul
- Welcome to Incheon, your gateway to South Korea!
- Enjoy a comfy ride to your Seoul hotel
- Embark on an exploration of the historic Jongro district. Be captivated by the regal Gyeongbok Palace and the artsy Insa-dong area, where tradition meets creativity through crafts, antiques, and cozy cafes.
Day 3 – Seminars and Workshops
- Kick off your day with a campus visit to Hanyang University, one of South Korea’s leading universities.
- Dive into a seminar on global investment trends in content (VR/AR/Metaverse) industry at Bokwang Investment (VC) firm.
Day 4 – Explore Korean Cultural Content
- Explore Seoul Venture University, an innovative hub nurturing entrepreneurship and innovation and delve into India’s content industry and Bollywood’s position in the global market.
- Visit KOCCA (Korean Creative Content Agency), a government institution dedicated to promoting Korean cultural content on a global scale.
Day 5 – Korea’s Silicon Valley
- Explore Pangyo, the heart of Korea’s Silicon Valley, and visit top enterprises like Kakao and Naver.
- Venture into the Gangnam Startup Center to learn about South Korea’s startup ecosystem and open innovation.
- Get ready for a thrilling adventure at Lotte World, a premier amusement park with exhilarating rides and captivating shows.
Day 6 – K-Pop Adventure
- Dive into K-pop, a beloved South Korean cultural phenomenon.
- At SM Entertainment, attend a seminar and dance training, uncovering K-pop’s history, vision, and strategy.
- Embark on a K-pop tour and explore trendy Gangnam district. Discover your favorite idols’ hotspots and savor a delectable dinner at a trendy restaurant.
Day 7 – Heading to Busan
- Transfer to Busan, South Korea’s second-largest city and a coastal metropolis.
- Check into your hotel and relax.
- Attend a seminar at Busan University on media communication and meet with international students. Exchange ideas and perspectives on various topics.
- Enjoy a delicious dinner at a seafood restaurant.
Day 8 – Experience Busan
- Dive into AR/VR tech and global animation trends at Arimoa, one of Busan’s leading animation studio.
- Explore the diverse attractions of Busan, including Haeundae Beach, Centum City, Gamcheon Cultural Town, and bustling traditional markets.
- Experience the diverse sides of Busan, from its modern skyscrapers to its colorful murals to its lively street food.
Day 9 – Farewell Korea
- Bid farewell to South Korea as you transfer to Incheon Airport for your departure.
- Take home unforgettable memories and souvenirs from your amazing trip.
- Please note that flights and visa are not included in the program fees. However, we will assist you in finding recommended options to make your travel easier.
- To secure your spot in the program, a 50% advance payment is required. Please keep in mind that advance payments are non-refundable in case of cancellation.
- In case of program cancellation due to travel restrictions imposed by either Indian or Korean governments, we would charge a nominal cancellation fee based on travel partners. The remaining amount would be refunded to the participant.
- Since the total cohort size for this program is limited, we encourage you to sign up quickly and not miss out on this opportunity.
- Hostel Accommodation
- All meals including Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
- Local Transportation for all visits
- Intercity Travel
- Certificate of Participation
- Travel Insurance
- Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
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Price: INR 1,29,000