Tours
The Tours Committee offers opportunities for SIWA members, their families, and non-members to participate in organized experiences in Seoul and Korea. Through these cultural, artistic and recreational tours, participants can learn about Korea, and make and deepen friendships.
Tour Coordinators are all SIWA-member volunteers.  You can meet our Tour Coordinators on our Tours and Interest Groups page.
To join the committee, please contact tours@siwapage.com.
See list of all upcoming tours. Advance registration is required.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue 14 Mar 2017
SIWA members are invited to a combined associations coffee morning and presentation by AGIT founder Father Vincenzo. This event is hosted at the British Embassy. Pre-registration with the embassy is absolutely vital; walk-ins are not permitted. You will also need your passport or ARC for entry.
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 23 Mar 2017
Let's enjoy an evening of socializing! There is no cost to attend, besides paying for your own food and beverage. Spouses and SIWA Friends welcome.
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thu 30 Mar 2017
Join us walking the "Sansa trail" through the beautiful forest of the Samgaksan mountain, behind Seongbuk-dong. The temples and the forest should be beautiful at this time of the year, with trees starting to bloom. We will also have a great view of the city.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 13 Apr 2017
Join us for a walk under cherry trees bursting with blooms in Ansan's beautiful park.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 27 Apr 2017
Join us for a walk around Seonyudo Park, a unique urban park in which water purification structures are repurposed into gardens, ponds and even a water playground.
Past Events
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Fri 24 Feb 2017
To better help educate the children in the Philippines, ESWS presents the 2017 5th Benefit Concert with the KBS Symphony Orchestra at KBS Hall, Yeoui-do, Seoul on Friday, February 24, 2017, 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Thu 23 Feb 2017
If you want to find items you see in Seoul's antique streets and shops then this tour is for you. An area of 150 shops awaits at Dapsimni Antique Shopping Complex. Our tour guide, Yvonne Stehle, is a trinket hunting expert. She will probably find things for you which you weren't even looking for... If...
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Tue 21 Feb 2017
Two times this season, SIWA will offer a skiing day trip to different ski resorts around Seoul in cooperation with the German Club in Seoul. The location of our second joint trip will be communicated soon.
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Fri 17 Feb 2017
Join us for a morning of Tea shopping and drinking. Mrs. Park will guide us in our tea choice and explain about tea tradition and ceremony in Korea.
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thu 16 Feb 2017
Let's enjoy an evening of socializing! There is no cost to attend, besides paying for your own food and beverage.
10:00 am - 2:00 pm Tue 14 Feb 2017
It is the time of the year when everybody has had enough of long freezing winter and needs to recharge their bodies. Conveniently located in Yongsan, the Dragon Hill Spa complex is the perfect place to unwind, warm up and feel the myriad health benefits of lying around in bubbling hot pools and rustic...
10:00 am - 12:30 pm Tue 31 Jan 2017
We will visit the Kum Bak Yeon workshop to learn about the unique method of gold leaf imprinting on silk. We will create a small project of our choosing. This workshop in Bukchon is run by a family whose experience in kumbakyeon goes back five generations and includes Kim Deokhwan who is holder of Korea’s...
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Tue 17 Jan 2017
Two times this season, SIWA will offer a skiing day trip to different ski resorts around Seoul in cooperation with the German Club in Seoul. Our first joint trip is to Jisan Forest Ski Resort, a small field perfectly suited to families, learners and snowboarders wanting a day out on the slopes.
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Wed 11 Jan 2017
If you want to find items you see in Seoul's antique streets and shops then this tour is for you. An area of 150 shops awaits at Dapsimni Antique Shopping Complex. Our tour guide, Yvonne Stehle, is a trinket hunting expert. She will probably find things for you which you weren't even looking for... If...
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tue 13 Dec 2016
If you want to find items you see in Seoul's antique streets and shops then this tour is for you. An area of 150 shops awaits at Dapsimni Antique Shopping Complex. Our tour guide, Yvonne Stehle, is a trinket hunting expert. She will probably find things for you which you weren't even looking for... If...