Visit the Keukenhof Gardens and stroll through a sea of flowers. Europe's largest flower garden boasts 7 million flowers of different varieties and colors, representing the best of Dutch floriculture. Generally, the flowers are at full bloom in late April or early May, but the timing will change from year to year due to weather conditions. Keukenhof Gardens also hosts many special events throughout the year that are great opportunities to experience local Dutch culture while touring the gardens. “Dutch Design” is the 2017 theme for the Keukenhof Gardens and you will see a spectacular exhibition of local artistry and design throughout the park. Tours depart three times daily from Amsterdam, with extra departures during peak season, and the bus ride is about 45 minutes each way. Get fast track admission into the park so you will not have to queue for tickets then explore on your own time for 5 hours before heading back.
Travel to the land of tea and discover marvelous landscapes on the tour of Thousand Island Lake and Pinglin Tea Plantation. The 5 hour trip is a true retreat for the soul, letting you leave the hustle and bustle and experience complete "oneness" with nature. Capture breathtaking views of endless rows of green mountains and terraced tea plantations. Embark on this adventure early in the morning - you will be conveniently picked up from your hotel in Taipei. Your first stop is the enchanting Thousand Island Lake, also known as Qiandao Lake. The green hills surrounding the lake make it look as if it’s home to numerous floating miniature islands. Go on to visit Pinglin Tea Plantation and see how some of the world’s most famous tea is grown. Here, you can also stop by Pinglin Tea Museum and go on to indulge in some local tea tasting and chat with a tea expert about the best ways to brew the perfect pot of tea.
Spend the day outside the hustle and bustle of Seoul in the mountains of east Korea. Make sure to arrive early at the pick up points in the city, since the bus will depart promptly for Gangreung. After a two and half hour bus ride, you will arrive in the coastal city and begin your activities. The first stop will be Gyeongpo Lake, where you can stroll around or ride bicycles depending on your package choice. There will be plenty of food for purchase for lunch around the lakeside. Afterwards, the group will head over to Gyeongmun Beach for some ocean views and local artwork. This is a great spot to take some pictures! You’ll also make a stop at the future Olympic Park that is being set up for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Afterwards, there will time for ziplining at Solbaram Bridge (if booked). Finally, before heading back, make a stop at Youngjin Beach, and re-enact one of the most famous scenes from the KDrama "The Goblin".