On this 7-day South Korea business school trip, students will get to explore the bustling Seoul and the cultural port-city of Busan. Students will learn about the history of Korea’s economy at the Bank of Korea’s Money Museum, as well as understanding real-world Korean business through company visits. Along the way, students will also get the chance to explore cultural landmarks, and take a luxury yacht tour.
Read on below to find out all about our amazing Korea business school trip. But remember – all our trips are fully customisable! Simply enquire with us to learn more, or browse the rest of our South Korea school trips here.
*Prices based on 1 free teacher per 10 paying students.
✓ All accommodation costs
✓ Full board meals for the entire trip
✓ All transportation costs, including airport pick-up and drop-off
✓ All activities listed in the itinerary
✓ 1 free teacher per 10 paying students
✓ 24-hour emergency contact support during the trip
✓ Detailed pre-departure summary & briefing
✓ Full financial failure protection
✓ Public liability insurance
✓ Our trips are fully risk-assessed
Day 1: Welcome to Seoul!
Your Korea business school trip starts today! Touch down at Incheon Airport, where you’ll be greeted by your Adventure Leader who will help you transfer to your accommodation. Once settled, you’ll get a trip briefing, where you’ll learn about what awaits you this week.
Then you’ll head out for a walking tour of the local area to help you get acquainted. En route, your guide will point out key local landmarks, give you advice on adjusting to Korean life, and offer safety tips.
Day 2: Seoul
- You’ll spend time exploring the amazing cultural landmarks of Seoul today. Visit Gyeongbokgung, the main Royal Palace of the Joseon Dynasty, before heading uphill to the traditional Bukchon Hanok Village.
- Visit the HiKR Ground. Set up by the Korean Tourism Organization, it’s a home to all things K-wave. Filled with intelligent technology, it’s an interactive playground celebrating hallyu, the arts, and more.
- Soak in the views of the Seoul metropolis with a trip to the observation deck of the city’s second-highest point, the N Seoul Tower.
Day 3: Seoul
- Pay a visit to a local company in Seoul. Here, you’ll get an insight into the workplace culture, exploring how it differs between cultures. You’ll also learn more about the industry from the employees.
- Delve into the Bank of Korea’s Money Museum to examine the bank’s documents. You’ll learn about the history of currencies around the world, and also explore the Korean economy’s past.
- Explore the bustling Myeongdong district. Known the world over as a shopping paradise, it’s a local hub for international fashion and cosmetics brands.
Day 4: Busan
- Travel by high-speed KTX to Busan.
- Spend a half-day getting an insightful private tour of the city of Busan. You’ll visit the most iconic sights, from the Gamcheon Culture Village (the “Machu Picchu of Busan”) to the Songdo Skywalk, and BIFF Square. Learn about Busan’s history from a local guide!
- Explore the famous Haeundae Night Market, which is filled with local stalls. Down this jam-packed alley, you’ll be able to try all manner of Korean street food staples, from fresh fish caught locally to tteokbokki and kimbap. You can even try eel, if you want!
Day 5: Busan
- Meet a local company in Busan to learn about their industry and workplace culture. You’ll be able to not only evaluate the differences between your own industry culture and theirs, but will also be able to examine how it varies from the business you visited in Seoul.
- Explore the Busan Technopark, an innovation hub which offers R&D facilities, business incubation, investment funding and training programmes. Don’t miss the ICT Robot Experience Center!
- Get the best views of Busan – from a luxury yacht. Take to the seas from Bay 101 Yacht Club, and get spectacular views of the city from the coast. You’ll see landmarks like Haeundae, Gwangalli Beach and Gwangan Bridge.
Day 6: Busan
- Visit the port of Busan – the largest in Korea, and one of the busiest in the world! Here, you’ll be able to understand both the role of Busan as a national hub, and of Korea as a wider international player in global trade.
- Transfer back to Seoul via high-speed KTX.
- Students and teachers alike will take part in an insightful reflection session. Here, you can discuss your highlights, process your new experiences, and digest what you’ve learned about the region and subject during your time.
Day 7: Seoul
Sadly, today marks the end of your Korea business school trip. You’ll transfer back to Incheon Airport, ready to head home with a whole host of new experiences and memories.
Gain an appreciation of South Korea’s rich culture, both traditional and modern.
Explore the similarities and differences between Korean business culture and your own.
Develop an understanding of South Korea’s national industries, and their role in the global market.
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