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Tour Korea! Birthland Heritage Travel
A trip to one's birth country is a unique and treasured journey.
Since 1986, Children's Home has led birthland tours that provide opportunities for adopted persons and their families to explore personal and cultural connections to Korea. We offer personalized post-adoption services, cultural expertise and caring support to help Korean adoptees learn more about the beginning places, culture and people important to their birth and adoption stories.
As you consider birthland tours, you will find that Children's Home is best prepared and qualified to guide you on this once-in-a lifetime trip. We have earned the trust of hundreds of families that have traveled on this life-changing journey.
New Scholarships Available
Thanks to a generous donor, this year we are able to offer two $2500 matching grant scholarships toward participation in the Tour Korea! Tiger Tour. Learn about this scholarship and apply >
Attend an Information Session
Learn what Tour Korea! 2015 is all about -- sign up to join us for a free, no-obligation Tour Korea! Information Session >
Download a Tour Korea! Brochure
Korean Intermediary Services
Children's Home can help you create a uniquely meaningful birthland tour experience, specific to your own birth and adoption story. Explore the post-adoption Korean Intermediary Services available to you >
Tour Korea! Photo Album
A insider's view of Tour Korea! in photographs taken by tour participants. View our Tour Korea! photo album on Facebook >
Learn More: Tour Korea! In Depth
Start planning now for this once-in-a-lifetime trip. Let us help you make an informed decision.
- Request a Tour Korea! 2015 brochure
- Discover what makes a Children's Home tour different
- Connect directly with past participants
- Watch a pre-recorded online Information Session presentation
- For Adoptive Parents: When is the best time to make a birthland trip?
- Frequently Asked Questions
Children's Home Tour Korea! . . .
. . . welcomes participants from throughout the United States, regardless of placing agency.
. . . is not a typical group tour. Everyone comes into Tour Korea! with the commonality of adoption, privacy is respected and lifelong friendships are formed.
. . . prepares participants for travel via in-person and interactive webinar orientation sessions.
. . . visits and works with all four major adoption agencies in Korea — Eastern Social Welfare Society, Holt, Korea Social Service and Social Welfare Society.
. . . conducts searches with Korean agencies for birth family members.
. . . arranges and facilitates meetings with individuals important to an adoptee’s birth and adoption stories, including foster mothers!
. . . provides accurate, supportive and experienced translation during meetings.
. . . personalizes, plans and facilitates side trips for adoptees to visit places of personal significance — finding site, birth clinic, birthparent’s hometown, city of birth, orphanage.
. . . gives travelers activity options, free-time and multiple supportive check-in meetings throughout the tour.
. . . supports participants before, during and after the tour experience.
. . . can be an especially significant personal journey when shared with family.
For More Information
Contact Tour Korea! Director Jane Lee with additional questions:
email: email@example.com | phone: 651.255.2225 | toll free: 800.932.9302, ext. 2225
Call Waiting International Children at 651-646-6393 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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