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  • Seoul (ICN)


    Country: Korea

    DISTANCE FROM ALMATY

    3297 km/ 2601 miles

    FLIGHT DURATION

    5 hours 15 minutes

    LOCAL TIME

    GMT +9

    CLIMATE

    Korea climate is regarded as a continental weather and a monsoonal climate at the same time. Weather is characterized by 4 distinct seasons. Coolest from November to February at average temperature of 5 °C and low humidity. Warm weather from May to June at average temperature of 20 °C. Hot and monsoon rain season from July to August at average temperature of 27 °C/average humidity of 70%. Cheju Island has warmer and milder weather than other parts of South Korea. Mean temperatures on Cheju range from 3 °C in January to 30 °C in July.

    AIRPORT

    Incheon International Airport is located 60km from the city
    Airport taxes: 27 000 KRW, included in passenger’s ticket
    Transport to City and Charges : Limousine bus 8 000 KRW/ Limousine deluxe bus 13 000 KRW
    Airport Taxi: 50 000 KRW (approximately) plus tall gate charge 6 700KRW / Deluxe taxi (black) 70 000 KRW (approximately) plus tall gate charge 6 700 KRW

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    Visitors must have valid passport and must obtain Korean visa before entering the country. People of the countries below are permitted to temporary enter without a visa for the number of days as shown in brackets (days): Albania (30), Antigua and Barbuda (90), Argentina (30), Australia (90), Austria (90), Bahamas (90), Bangladesh (90), Barbados (90), Belgium (90), Brazil (90), Brunei (30), Bulgaria (90), Canada (180), Chile (30), Colombia (90), Common wealth of Dominica (90), Costa Rica (90), Croatia (30), Cyprus (30), Czech Republic (90), Denmark (90), Dominican Republic (90), El Salvador (90), Estonia (90), Fiji (30), Finland (90), France (90), Germany (90), Greece (90), Grenada (90), Guam (30), Guatemala (30), Haiti (90), Honduras (30), Hong Kong (90), Hungary (90), Iceland (90), Israel (90), Italy (60), Jamaica (90), Japan (30), Kiribati (30), Kuwait (30), Latvia (30), Lesotho (60), Liberia (90), Liechtenstein (90), Lithuania (30) , Luxemburg (90), Macao (30), Malaysia (90), Malta (90), Marshall Islands (30), Mexico (90), Monaco (30), Morocco (90), Naura (90), Netherlands (90), New Caledonia (30), New Zealand (90), Nicaragua (90), Norway (90), Oman (30), Pakistan (90), Palau (30), Panama (90), Paraguay (30), Peru (90), Poland (90), Portugal (60), Qatar (30), Republic of South Africa (30), Romania (90), Saudi Arabia (30), Singapore (90), Slovak Republic (90), Slovenia (90), Spain (90), St.Kitts and Nevis (90), St.Lucia (90),St.Vincent & the Grenadines (90), Surinam (90), Swaziland (30), Sweden (90), Switzerland (90), Taiwan (30), Thailand (90), Trinidad and Tobago (90), Tunisia (30), Turkey (90), United Arab Emirates (30), United Kingdom (90), United States (30), Uruguay (30), Vatican (30), Venezuela (30), Yemen (30).

    All visitors, except nationals of the 11 countries, can enter the Jeju island without a Korean visa for a stay of up to 30 days, if their purpose of visit is tour or visiting. List of noneligible countries: Afghanistan, Cuba, Chana, Iran, Iraq, Libia, Macedonia, Nigeria, Sudan, Syria, Palestine.

    CURRENCY

    Won (₩)
    Notes : 1000,5000,10000
    Coins : 10,50,100,500

    BUSINESS HOURS

    Government : 0900 to 1800 Monday to Friday
    Banks : 1000 to 1630 Monday to Friday
    Shops : 1100 to 2000 Monday to Sunday

    LANGUAGE

    Korean, English

    UTILITIES

    220 Volts, 60 Hertz

    TRANSPORTATION

    Local car rental companies, taxis, public buses and subway (metro).

    POINTS OF INTEREST

    Seoul is the capital with over 600 years of history. Palaces such as Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace, Deoksugung Palace, Gyeonghuigung Palace, Unhyeongung ; attractions such as Seoul Tower, The Blue House, Namsangol Hanok (traditional Korean house) Village, Insa-dong, Daehangno ; and abundant shopping areas such as Namdaemun Market, Dongdaemun Market, and Myeong-dong are all just a short ride away.

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