Jeju is one of the largest islands and is dubbed as the Hawaii of South Korea with four beautiful seasons that nowhere has. This place was formed from volcanic eruptions over 2 million years ago. So when you come to Jeju, you will easily see the ruins of lava flows through the rocks, mountains or the most beautiful cave system in the world. In the previous post, we explored Jeju west coast in 1 day itinerary, who do not know, please read here. So, today let’s go to Jeju east coast to discover all the beauty that Mother Nature has given to this volcanic island through our Jeju island trip blog (Jeju day trip blog) on how to explore Jeju east coast in one day (Jeju one day trip, one day in Jeju).
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Jeju day trip blog: How to get to from Jeju Aiport to the center
This is the means of transport you can easily find most when arriving at the airport and around the city center. The taxi price from the airport to Jeju center is about 35.000 won ($28.97) for 4-seat taxi. In addition, you can also talk to the driver about the taxi tour service to visit the east coast of the island, they will pick you up at the airport and take you to visit Jeju east coast and return to the hotel in the evening. The price for this service is about 200.000 won ($165.55)/8 hours excluding lunch and entrance fee.
Buses in Jeju are divided into 2 main types, intercity bus and local bus. From Jeju Airport, you can catch the intercity bus (airport limousine bus 600) to getting to the center. In addition, you can refer to Jeju City Bus, tickets can be used for 1 day and unlimited number of times get on and get off. In addition to being used to move to the hotel in the center, you can also use this ticket to explore Jeju on that day.
Explore the east of Jeju Island (Jeju east coast) for 1 day
The horses are animals you will see a lot in tourist destinations around the big mountains. Legend has it that the horses in Jeju Island are the favorite gifts of kings, because they grow very well thanks to the grasslands that grow from fertile soil accreted by lava.
You can refer to Jeju Island horseback riding services with the guide’s dedicated guide, they will take you to the top of Seongsan Sunrise Peak and other beautiful places with price from $15.65 and more.
Visit the traditional village of Seongeup Folk Village
Located at the foot of Hallasan Mountain on Jeju Island, Seongeup Folk Village is a small ancient village that contains a great culture. The cultural traditions in the village have been passed down from generation to generation, including treasures such as stone houses, Confucian temples and schools, government offices, stone statues, millstones, fortress and other stone relics.
A special feature of these houses is that the wooden latches of the front main door bring the owner’s own message of their presence: There are 3 horizontal latches – I’m away for a few days; There are 2 latches – I’m away from morning to afternoon; 1 latch – Having children in the house, I’ll be back soon.