Welcome to Gangneung


Gangneung's appeal lies towards the sea, particularly near Gyeongpo, while its cultural hotspots – well-preserved Joseon-era buildings in the unmissable Ojukheon and the 400-year-old shamanist Dano Festival – are matched by quirky modern attractions, such as a museum lovingly dedicated to Thomas Edison and a North Korean submarine.

With a decent bar scene, the town is a good place to linger for a few days if you’re looking for an experience that’s off the beaten track without being too small-town. Try to arrive in spring, when azaleas cover the town in gorgeous splashes of colour. The city tree is the pine, found in abundance by Gyeongpo Beach.


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$90 Day Trips & Excursions

Gangneung Zipline and Bike Tour from Seoul

Departing from Hongdae or Myeongdong (depending on the pick-up point selected), you will be headed to Gangneung with a 3-4 hour scenic ride along the way.Arriving at Gangneung, your first destination will be at Gyeongpo Lake, where you will get to enjoy a bike ride around the lake. During spring season, you will see beautiful cherry blossoms and also pine trees for all seasons. After the first activity, you will head to the next stop Jungang Market and take some free time to enjoy lunch (at own expense). Afterwards, you'll make your way by vehicle to Solbaram Bridge, where you'll take an adrenaline-pumping zipline ride. In case the attraction is not available, you will be transferred to Anmok Beach “Coffee Street” as an alternate option, where you'll be able to sip on coffee while enjoying the view of the sea. Finally, drive to Youngjin Beach - a popular filming site of the K-drama “Goblin" where you can take some great photographs of this beautiful area. Then, you're last destination will be to visit Sodol Adeulbawi Rock and get great ocean views.After the completion of your tour, you will be transferred back to your original departure point in Seoul arriving around 8pm-9pm.

$450 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2 -Day Mount Seorak and Nami Island, East coast package Tour incuding Garden BBQ

Day 1 : Seoul - Gapyeong (Nami Island)- Yang Yang (Naksansa) - Sokcho (Hotel BBQ ) Your tour begins with a pickup from Seoul hotel at 9am. Your English-speaking Driver will transfer your group to Nami Island in Gapyeong.Nami Island is known for its beautiful natural scenery. one of the most famous Islands in Korea due to its existence in Korea’s classic drama. Enjoy lunch (at your own expense) at one of the many restaurants. and then head to Naksan Temple and Beach in Yang yang, Gangwon-do, where you will experience Korean Buddhist cultureIt is a famous tourist attraction for travelers and tourists. because of its clean sand beach, thick pine forests and the numerous temples and remains located in the vicinity. then transfer you to your hotel. After check in, We'll eat a dinner we've prepared in a Hotel Garden afterwards.Enjoy  Bulgogi and Seafood charcoal BBQ dinner in Hotel garden area. in Winter season, provide indoor Restaurant with a fireplace.We provide charcoal and grill with seafood(Shrimp,squid), pork, chicken, vegetables, sausage, rice, sauces, fruit and drink.You’ll be amazed by the natural beauty and Senset view with Dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Sokcho (4-star)Day 2 : Mount Seorak -Seafood (sashimi)- Gangneung- Pyeongchang Olympics Exhibit - Daegwallyeong sheep farm - Seoul. You will be picked up from your hotel and then go to Seoraksan National Park.On arrival, he will recommend a well-maintained point of Mt.Seorak. Have a simple breakfast at Restaurant at National Park (at your own expense) Mount Seorak was designated as a Natural Monument preservation area. Since its dedication as the Korea’s first Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, Seoraksan is a world-famous mountain that will leap every visitor’s heart.Gwongeumseong Fortress is built high at the entrance of Shinheungsa Temple and was established during reign of King Gojong of Koryo in order to counter invasion of Mongolians. you can take the cable car up the mountain as well (at own expense, depending on availability).after then We'll have Seafood (sashimi &Soup) lunch at Seafood Market (Included). exploring the variety of fresh seafood caught just off the country's East Coast After Lunch, head to Pyeongchang. before get to Pyeongchang, we will pass through Coast road at Gangneung. Enjoy the Sea view of Gyeongpo Beach. also,Gangneung is the Winter Olympic ice sports stage.Next, head to Pyeongchang Olympics Exhibit,  you will be experience the 2018 Olympics PyeongChang will be the stage for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies and most snow sports.and then transfer to the Daegwallyeong sheep farm, During your visit to this privately owned farm, stroll along the viewing walkway to observe some 200 wooly creatures grazing the field.  After Tour, transfer will drop off at Seoul hotel (arrive around 7pm)

$430 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Departure Transfer from Incheon Airport to Seoraksan and Gangwon-do

Travel in comfort and style from Incheon International Airport to Mount Seorak , Sokcho, Gangneung, Pyeongchang in Gangwon area with a professional driver in a private air-conditioned vehicle.This private departure transportation can be arranged for individuals, family or a small group.This private transfer takes all the stress out of finding and paying for a taxi. Your chauffeur will pickup you up from your Incheon Airportcomfortably transfer you to Gangwon Place.When you book, you must provide the details for your Arriving flight ,Pick up Time and your destination.Approximately 24-48 hours prior to your departure from Airport, you will be required to reconfirm exact pickup time and place (the contact number will be provided on your travel voucher.the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions No luggage restriction Price is fixed per vehicle

$60 Day Trips & Excursions

Full- Day KORAIL Tour Gangneung and Mount Seorak

★Tour Spot : Gangneung - Mount Seorak- Sokcho City - Gyeongpoho Lake- Anmok Beach- stationYour tour begins with a pickup from Gangneung KTX station at 10:00am (in front of gate 3)Meet your Driver at your preferable location among 2 picking up points in Gangneung (2 stations,  Gangneung KTX station , Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminel) Enjoy a ride from Seoul Station to Gangneung Station on Korea's bullet train, KTX.(ticket is not included,we will provide a ticket booking site , if you request) As you head down to Gangneung for 2 hours, be mesmerized by Korea's beautiful sceneries as you look out through the window.Upon arrival, meet with your English-speaking Driver.Driver will transfer your group to Seoraksan National Park , On arrival, he will recommend a well-maintained point of Mt Seorak. Mount Seorak is was designated as a Natural Monument preservation area.Since its dedication as the Korea’s first Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, Seoraksan is a world-famous mountain that will leap every visitor’s heart.  For those who are not quite the hikers, you can take the cable car up the mountain as well (at own expense, depending on availability).When you walk along the hiking trail, you can visit Zen Buddhism Temple, Sinheungsa,Enjoy lunch (at your own expense) at one of the many restaurants in National Park.After Lunch, we will drive Sokcho City, then head to Gyeongpoho Lake in Gangneung.Gyeongpo Lake is famous for its old pine forests and cherry trees around the lake The four seasons are beautiful. Finally, drive to Anmok Beach.Gangneung Anmok Beach is located at the southernmost part of Gangneung. While driving to the north, visitors can see Gangmun Beach and Gyeongpo Beach in order. you will be transferred to Anmok Beach “Coffee Street” where you'll be able to sip on coffee while enjoying the view of the sea.Gangneung is now emerging as the Mecca of Coffee in Korea, and inspiring artists with its unique tranquility and the peaceful voids.At approximately 7:00pm you will be taken back to Gangneung KTX stationThis day trip ends at Gangneung KTX station and Intercity Bus TerminelNOTE: This day trip ends in Gangneung  station and  train ticket for your return to Seoul is not included.

$200 Private & Custom Tours

2- Days Package KORAIL Tour Gangneung and Mount Seorak , incuding Garden BBQ

Day 1 : Gangneung - Mount Seorak- Sokcho City - Sokcho (Hotel BBQ )Your tour begins with a pickup from Gangneung KTX station at 10am (in front of gate 3)Meet your Driver at your preferable location among 2 picking up points in Gangneung (2 stations,  Gangneung KTX station , Gangneung Intercity Bus Terminel) If you arrive in Bus Terminal, Meeting at 9:30 am Enjoy a ride from Seoul Station to Gangneung Station on Korea's bullet train, KTX. (ticket is not included) As you head down to Gangneung for 2 hours, be mesmerized by Korea's beautiful sceneries as you look out through the window.Upon arrival, meet with your English-speaking Driver.Driver will transfer your group to Seoraksan National Park , On arrival, he will recommend a well-maintained point of Mt Seorak. Mount Seorak is was designated as a Natural Monument preservation area.Since its dedication as the Korea’s first Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO,  For those who are not quite the hikers, you can take the cable car up the mountain as well (at own expense, depending on availability).When you walk along the hiking trail, you can visit Zen Buddhism Temple, Sinheungsa, Enjoy lunch (at your own expense) at one of the many restaurants in National Park. After Lunch, we will drive Sokcho City, then check in Hotel.We'll eat a dinner we've prepared in a Hotel Garden afterwards.Enjoy  Bulgogi and Seafood charcoal BBQ dinner in Hotel garden area.in Winter season, provide indoor Restaurant with a fireplace.We provide charcoal and grill with seafood(Shrimp,squid), pork, chicken, vegetables, sausage, rice, sauces, fruit and drink. (Korean  Alcohol " Soju and makgeolli " Incude)Overnight: Hotel in Sokcho (4-star Accommodation)Day 2 : Daegwallyeong sheep farm- Gyeongpoho Lake- Anmok Beach- stationPick up from your hotel and then go to Daegwallyeong sheep farm in Pyeongchang.During your visit to this privately owned farm, stroll along the viewing walkway to observe some 200 wooly creatures grazing the field. Enjoy lunch (at your own expense) at one of the many restaurants.then transfer to Gyeongpoho Lake in Gangneung.Gyeongpo Lake is famous for its old pine forests and cherry trees around the lake The four seasons are beautiful.Finally, drive to Anmok Beach “Coffee Street” where you'll be able to sip on coffee while enjoying the view of the sea.While driving to the north, visitors can see Gangmun Beach and Gyeongpo Beach in order.At approximately 4:00pm you will be taken back to Gangneung KTX stationThis day trip ends at Gangneung KTX station or Intercity Bus Terminel.NOTE: This day trip ends in Gangneung  station and  train ticket for your return to Seoul is not included.

$56 Cultural & Theme Tours

Happy New Year Sunrise Tour

Lotte tower will have the fireworks display at its 123-story skyscraper to mark the first day of the New Year. In 2017, the new year's eve fireworks were last 555 seconds to symbolize the 555-meter-high Lotte World Tower, the tallest building in the country. Enjoy the great moment with the stunning fireworks with your family, friend and lovers! Gyeongpodae where it is located in Gangneung city - the famous area for watching sun rise. Watching the beautiful first sunrise of the year, enjoy a special and memorable new year in Korea with your family and friends. Detailed Schedule: 9:20pm Dpart from Hongik Univ. Station Exit 4 10:00pm Depart from Myeongdong Station Exit 2 10:10pm Depart from Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station Exit 10 11:20pm ~ 1:30am Arrive at Seokcheon Lake,Enjoy the Fireworks(Lotte Tower) and Sightseeing (Include dinner time) 1:30am Leave for Gyeongpodae 6:30am Arrive at Gyeongpodae 7:30am See the Sun Rising 9:00am Leave for Seoul 1:00pm Arrive at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station 1:10pm Arrive at Myeongdong Station 1:50pm Arrive at Hongik Univ. Station