Cultural Excursions

About RASKB Cultural Excursions

The Royal Asiatic Society - Korea Branch conducts educational and fun excursions to cultural, historical and scenic spots throughout Korea, led by exceptionally knowledgeable guides.

Prices differ according to individual excursions. Due to both the popularity of our excursions and preparation requirements, we ask would-be participants to register for excursions by the deadline specified for each tour.

RAS Excursion Terms, Conditions & General Information

Please see here.

Past Excursions

An archive of past excursions can be viewed here.

NOTICE: To help you plan ahead, here's a summary list of excursions tentatively planned for 2016.

Upcoming Excursions

Date Destination(s) Tour Leader Cost
[Children's Day Special] Mungyeong Tea Bowl Festival Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 8:30am to 6:00pm Mungyeong, North Gyeongsang Province Jennifer Flinn 65,000W for members and 78,000W for non-members
The Spirit of Gwangju Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 8:00am to 8:00pm Gwangju, Jeolla Province Robert Koehler 60,000W for members and 72,000W for non-members
Color and Pageantry in Seoul’s Temples on Buddha's Birthday Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 1:00pm to 9:00pm in Seoul Jeremy Seligson W39,000 for members and W46,000 for non-members
Exploring the Eastern Sections of the Seoul Fortress Wall Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm in Seoul Robert J. Fouser 20,000 for RASKB members and 25,000 for nonmembers
(confirmed) Tea-making, temples and food in Jiri Mountain Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 8:30pm South Jeolla Province Brother Anthony 269,000W for members and 322,800W for non-members
Daehangno and Hyehwa-dong: An Architectural Walk Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm Daehangno and Seongbuk-dong neighborhoods in Seoul Robert J. Fouser 20,000W for members and 25,000W for non-members
Visit SUWON - Country Palace and Fortress City Walls Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 9:00am to 6:00pm Suwon, Kyonggi Province Mr. Peter Bartholomew W40,000 for members, and W48,000 for non-members
Special Tour of the spectacular Yeongsan-jae Buddhist Ceremony At Bongwon-sa, one of Seoul’s Greatest Temples Monday, June 6, 2016 - 3:30am to 12:00pm North of the Han River, in Seoul David Mason 20,000W for members and 25,000W for non-members
Gangneung Excursion Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 6:00pm Gangneung, Gangwon Province Peter Bartholomew 205,000W for members and 246,000W for non-members

Contact Us

Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch
Room 611, Korean Christian Building, Daehangno 19 (Yeonji-dong), Jongno-gu, Seoul 03129
[03129] 서울시 종로구 대학로 19 (연지동) 한국기독교회관 611호

Office is open Monday through Friday except Wednesday. We are short staffed: please call or email before your visit.
Phone (02) 763-9483 FAX (02) 766-3796
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