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by Brandon Yano

The “Seoul” of Baseball

August 29-Sept. 3: Three Games, One City, Five Days

Japan gets most of the attention when it comes to Asian baseball, but the Koreans do their best to be noticed. Players play with emotion and flare (bat flips galore!), feeding off their frenzied fans. And they have talent too, with one of the world’s best national teams and a steady stream of MLB-caliber players. Despite ESPN’s televising of their games during the 2020 season, the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) remains of of international baseball’s best-kept secrets. Come see for yourself while staying in a world-class city!

We scheduled this tour so that you can pair it with our Japan Pre Tour or “See-It-All” Tour. If you continue on to one of our Japan tours, we will fly from Seoul to Tokyo on September 3 to kick off the Pre Tour.

  • Sun. 8/29: Depart U.S.A., cross international date line in-air

  • 8/30: Arrival to Seoul and welcome dinner

  • 8/31: Kia Tigers @ Doosan Bears (Jamsil Stadium – 6:30 PM)

  • 9/1: NC Dinos @ SK Wyverns (Munhak Stadium – 6:30 PM) or KT Wiz @ Hanwha Eagles (Daejeon Hanbat Stadium – 6:30 PM)

  • 9/2: KT Wiz @ Kiwoom Heroes (Gocheok Sky Dome – 6:30 PM)

  • Fri. 9/3: Depart Seoul for home or fly to Tokyo for Japan Pre Tour. 

    Itinerary is subject to change.

  • A guide to lead you through a detailed itinerary with an engaging combination of stadiums, teams, targeted sightseeing and outings, the result of which will give you a cost-effective and in-depth personal tour of the Seoul area like no other.

  • Business class accommodation with modern facilities.

  • All in-tour land travel and, if you combine with one of our Japan Tours, a flight to Tokyo.

  • Tickets for best available game seats for three KBO games.

  • One meal and one happy hour.

  • Visits with local friends and/or baseball personalities.

  • Detailed airport arrival and departure instructions (in some cases, airport transportation may be included).

  • Scheduling flexibility. Want to come early or stay late? We can help you plan that.

  • Translation and travel desk services.

  • A truly remarkable time.

Not included: airfare and most meals.

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