South Korea group tours for solo travelers
Travel solo as part of a group tour to South Korea and explore the country with like-minded travelers
Why Travel Solo to South Korea?
Compact, quirky and still intriguingly unexplored, every corner of this East Asian nation unveils a new adventure. Delve into the hi-tech cities, otherworldly temples and super-friendly culture as part of a group tour to South Korea for solo travelers.
With oscar-winning films, Netflix dramas and K-pop megastars exploding onto our screens in recent years, interest in South Korea has skyrocketed. From the cool capital, Seoul, to the bustling southern port city of Busan, you can take forays to any number of incredible places – like the ancient royal tombs of Gyeongju, the healing forests of Jeju or the fascinating Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) – within just a couple of hours.
Throw in some stellar mountain scenery, mouth-watering street food and a unique take on karaoke and you’ve got yourself a diverse country bursting with personality. The word is officially out – and now is the time to visit.
South Korea facts
What's the weather like in South Korea?
South Korea has four distinct seasons, with hot, humid summers (Jun-Aug) and freezing cold, snowy winters (Dec-Mar). Average summer temperatures range from 70ºF to 90ºF (21ºC to 32ºC), while winter temperatures range between 20ºF and 45ºF (-6ºC and 7ºC).
Average temp in high season
What's the national language?
What's the currency?
South Korean won (₩)
Top three activities
1. Take a masterclass in Taekwondo
2. Stay overnight in a Buddhist temple
3. Learn to cook a Korean feast
Top five dishes to try
1. Kimchi – a side dish of fermented cabbage, served with everything
2. Japchae – marinated beef and mixed mushrooms on a nest of sweet potato noodles
3. Bibimbap – a colorful bowl of crunchy fried rice, veggies & beef topped with a fried egg
4. Jjamppong – spicy seafood noodle soup
5. Korean fried chicken – street food-style chicken with crispy batter and a fiery sauce
Our South Korea trips
More trips coming soon
Top places to visit in South Korea
Home to half the country’s population, the hi-tech capital retains a traditional character. Ancient palaces sit beneath towering skyscrapers, Buddhist temples are dwarfed by gleaming shopping malls and sprawling street markets are served by the cutting-edge subway.
On the southern tip of the Korean peninsula, this laidback port city is famed for its gorgeous beaches, seafood market and international film festival. Don’t miss the neighborhood of Gamcheon with its tumble of brightly painted houses against a backdrop of forested mountains.
Chock full of tombs, palaces, rock carvings and pagodas, the ancient capital of the Silla Kingdom is a treasure trove of cultural sites, a ‘museum without walls’. Dine like a king over a traditional 12-course meal and stay in an authentic hanok for a truly local experience.
A subtropical island with a pristine volcanic landscape, Jeju is South Korea’s answer to Hawaii. Climb to the rims of ancient craters to watch the sunrise, explore lava caves and rocky coastlines, and switch off from modern life in the peaceful healing forests.
Joining the Flash Pack comes with a few special guarantees
Our mission to create 1 million friendships so we obsess over the group dynamic. Everyone is aged 30-49, 98% travel solo & 80% stay friends. Want to know more about your group? GET IN TOUCH
We operate using a 3rd party trust bank account meaning we guarantee refunds in 14 days if your trip has to be cancelled BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE
Our trips are made up of ‘can’t-do-by-yourself’ experiences – think staying on your own private island in the Arctic and glamping in Land Rovers on the Serengeti SEE TRIPS
We only work with trusted local guides who know their destinations better than anyone.
SOLO IN SOUTH KOREA
Read the latest travel inspiration from our online magazine
SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER
Hear about our new adventures before anyone else
Hear about our new adventures before anyone else.
Be the first to hear about exclusive Flash Pack offers.
Access exciting competitions.
Receive weekly inspiration and travel stories from solos just like you.