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$140 Day Trips & Excursions

Seoraksan National Park Small-Group Tour with Lunch from Seoul

In the morning, you’re picked up from your hotel and transferred to a shuttle bus stop in downtown Seoul. A guide accompanies your small group aboard the coach for the 3.5-hour drive to Hanwha Resort, located in the picturesque region of Mt Seorak. From here, a local taxi service awaits to take you to your destination on the mountain.Mt Seorak, located in Seoraksan National Park, is considered Korea’s most beloved mountain. Stunning in any season, the thick forests showcase multicolored maple leaves in autumn, snow-patched peaks in spring and granite walls towering above the clear, flowing streams of the Osaek Yaksu Valley in summer.The national park, designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, covers 154 square miles (398 sq km) and is home to more than 2,000 animal species and 1,400 rare plant species. Upon arrival, your guide recommends a 1-hour hiking course to suit your ability, selected among a dozen possible mountain routes.As you follow your guide along a well-maintained path, keep an eye out for a variety of animals such as musk deer. Depending on the chosen route, you may see several well-known sights, including the 33-foot-high (10-meter) bronze Buddha statue at Shinheungsa Temple.You have the option to continue on a longer hike or hop on the Seorak Cable Car for a short ride (depending on availability; own expense). As you ascend, view the interesting rock formations of the Gwongeumseong region, including Ulsanbawi Rock, and watch the East Sea come into sight.Afterward, you’re taken to a local restaurant for a Korean lunch of assorted mountain vegetables and meat with rice.Upon reaching Sokcho, a small town located below Mt Seorak, you’re accompanied on a local express bus back to Seoul, ending your 12-hour day with drop-off at your hotel.

$300 Outdoor Activities

2-days Tour: Hiking to Mt Seorak National Park(Daecheongbong peak 1,708m)

What You Can Expect  Seoraksan National park was designated the 5th national park in Korea in 1970 and chosen as a nature preservation area on November 5, 1965 Also, internationally recognized for its rare species, Seoraksan is the area in Korea to have been designated as a Biosphere Preservation District by UNESCO in 1982.  Tourist will have the opportunity to visit a Buddhist temple of the Jogye Order, which also offers a temple stay experience if you have that extra day to spare on your journey.   Tourist will be picked up in the morning from your accommodation and drive towards the trailhead. Along the way, we can have a brief tour of the area and experience local culture.  Sokcho is a must-see after or before the hike. Sokcho is a city in Gangwon-do province. It is located in the far northeast of Gangwon-do. The city belonged to North Korea from 1945 until the end of the Korean War. This tour combines a good work-out, breath-taking mountain landscapes, the serenity of Buddhism culture and well-deserved mouth-watering Korean cuisine.Approximate tour schedule : Tourist can Choose according to the their taste of tour syle#1. Option 1 (comfortable tour)       1st day        - Visit Naksansa Buddhist Temple       - Sokcho city Dongmyeong Harbor       - Traditional Market       Accommodate in Sokcho city       2nd day - Seoraksan Daecheongbong Peak Hiking#2. Option 2.       1st day - Ulsanbawi Hiking(4 Hours)       Accommodate in Sokcho city       2nd day - Seoraksan Daecheongbong Peak Hiking#3. Option 3.      1st day - Hiking to the Daecheongbong Peak(4 Hours)      Accommodate in Jungcheong Shelter      2nd day - Descend a mountain through Cheonbuldong Valley or dinosaur Ridge Course(5~8 Hours)

$210 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-days Private Tour from Seoul : Nami Island & Mt Seorak & Naksansa Temple

About Mt. Seorak  This tour brings you to the beautiful part of Seoraksan called 'Gwongeumseong', one of the most visited peaks in Korea and the dramatic landscapes of the Mt Seorak.    You will have the opportunity to visit a Buddhist temple called 'Shinheungsa' and can hear about Korean Buddhism, which is a combination of Korean shamanism, Taoism and Buddhism.    You will be picked up early in the morning from your Seoul or Near Seoul accommodation and drive towards the entrance of Seoraksan National park. Along the way, we can have a brief tour of the area and experience local culture.  Sokcho is a must-see after or before the Seorak tour. Sokcho is a city in Gangwon-do province. It is located in the far northeast of Gangwon-do. The city belonged to North Korea from 1945 until the end of the Korean War. This tour combines a good work-out, breath-taking mountain landscapes, the serenity of Buddhism culture and well-deserved mouth-watering Korean cuisine include seafood(Sashimi, Crab, Sushi)About Nami Island  Nami Island is Korea’s most globally recognized tourist destination and cultural brand welcoming over 3.3 million guests annually. Combining a refreshingly beautiful natural setting only 63 kilometers from Korea’s capital of Seoul, Nami Island is a peaceful place promoting culture and leisure in harmony with humanity and nature.About Naksansa Temple  Naksansa Temple is located 4 km north of Naksan Beach, and boasts a 1,300-year history. It is a temple built by Ui-Sang, the ambassador of the 30th King of Silla Period (57 BC- 935 AD), and inside is the Seven Story Stone Tower, Dongjong, Hongyaemun, together with several other cultural assets. It was named Naksansa Temple by Ui-Sang, at the spot where he learned the prayer Gwansae-eumbosal from Bosal, after he returned from studying abroad in the Chinese Tang Kingdom. It was rebuilt several times afterwards, and the current building was erected in 1953. You can get to Naksansa Temple by passing through Iljumun and Hongyaemun Gates. When you enter the temple from Hongyaemun Gate, you can see black bamboo trees and tiled earthen walls on either side of the sanctuary. North of Naksan Beach, beside the copper bell is a back door, with a path that leads to Uisangdae Pavilion and Hongryeonam. Uisangdae is a pavilion built on top of a cliff by the sea, and was built where Ui-sang used to sit and meditate. Hongryeonam is known as a small Buddhist temple, built above a stone cave by Ui-sang. Under the sanctuary floor there is a 10 cm hole through which you can peak through to view the sea. Past Uisangdae Pavilion, up the path on the hill at Sinseonbong, there is a stone statue of Buddha called Haesugwaneumsang. It is the largest of its kind in the Orient, and can be seen from as far as Mulchi Harbor. 

$80 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Mt Seorak National Park & Sokcho City Dongmyeong Harbor(Private Tour from Seoul)

What You Can Expect  This tour brings you to the beautiful part of Seoraksan called 'Gwongeumseong', one of the most visited peaks in Korea and the dramatic landscapes of the Mt Seorak.  You will have the opportunity to visit a Buddhist temple called 'Shinheungsa' and can hear about Korean Buddhism, which is a combination of Korean shamanism, Taoism and Buddhism.    You will be picked up early in the morning from your Seoul or Near Seoul accommodation and drive towards the entrance of Seoraksan National park. Along the way, we can have a brief tour of the area and experience local culture.  Sokcho is a must-see after or before the Seorak tour. Sokcho is a city in Gangwon-do province. It is located in the far northeast of Gangwon-do. The city belonged to North Korea from 1945 until the end of the Korean War. This tour combines a good work-out, breath-taking mountain landscapes, the serenity of Buddhism culture and well-deserved mouth-watering Korean cuisine include seafood(Sashimi, Crab, Sushi)

$1206.70 Day Trips & Excursions

SEOUL & NAMI ISLAND & JEJU ISLAND

ItineraryDay 1: INCHEON – SEOULStop At: Seoul Metro, Seoul➢Meet with tour guide at Incheon airport upon arrival ➢Gyeongbok Palace, National folklore Museum ➢Presidential Blue House(pass by) ➢Gwanghwamun plaza ➢Cheongyecheon stream ➢Insadong Antique streetDuration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerNo accommodation included on this day.Day 2: NAMI ISLAND - MT.SEORAKStop At: Nami Island, Chuncheon, Gangwon-do➢Meet with a tour guide at Hotel lobby and visit to ➢Petite France*During winter season(1st Jan 2019 ~ 28th Feb 2019), youwill visit Ski resort instead of Petite France*Ski equipment & Ski clothe (Jacket and pants) are notincluded – USD 40/PAX.*Ski lift is not included - USD 40/PAX (4 hours).*Ski goggles and gloves are available for rental orpurchase at the shop ➢Nami Island ➢Dongdaemun PlazaDuration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerNo accommodation included on this day.Day 3: MT.SEORAK - SEOULStop At: Seoraksan National Park, Sokcho, Gangwon-do➢Meet with a tour guide at Hotel lobby and visit to ➢Visit to Gwongeumseong fortress by cable car ➢Shinheungsa temple ➢Back to Seoul ➢Trick Eye Museum & Ice Gallary ➢Hongdae streetDuration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerNo accommodation included on this day.Day 4: SEOUL - JEJU ISLANDStop At: Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road), Jeju, Jeju Island➢Transfer to Gimpo airport to fly to Jeju. ➢Mysterious road ➢Dragon head rock ➢Teddy bear museum ➢Jusangjeoli cliff ➢Cheonjiyeon waterfall ➢Green tea museumDuration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerNo accommodation included on this day.Day 5: JEJU ISLANDStop At: Seongsan Ilchulbong, Seogwipo, Jeju Island➢Meet with a tour guide at Hotel lobby and visit to ➢Ilchull land ➢Seongeup folk village ➢Seongsan sun rise peak ➢Seopji koji ➢Jongdari beach roadDuration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerNo accommodation included on this day.Day 6: JEJU ISLAND – SEOULStop At: Myeongdong Shopping Street, Seoul➢Transfer to JEJU airport to fly to Seoul. ➢Kimchi making with wearing Korean costume(Hanbok) ➢Ginseng shop ➢Cosmetic store ➢Amethyst factory ➢Pine tree shop ➢Duty free shop ➢Myeongdong street ➢Namdaemun market*Optional tour(USD 30/pax)-Night view at N Seoultower observatoryDuration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerNo accommodation included on this day.Day 7: SEOUL – INCHEONStop At: Incheon Airport Transit Tour, Incheon➢Meet with Driver only and transfer to Incheon airportvia Korea product duty free shop..Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$120 Day Trips & Excursions

Seoraksan and Sokcho City Day Trip with Seafood and Meat Garden BBQ from Seoul

★Tour Spot : Seoul - Mount Seorak - Naksan Temple -Beach - Garden BBQ Diner -Sokcho EX TerminalYour tour begins with a pickup from Seoul hotel at 9am. Your English-speaking Driver will transfer your group to Seoraksan National Park in Sokcho, On arrival, he will recommend a well-maintained point of Mt.SeorakGwongeumseong 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. 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).Sinheungsa, sometimes spelled Shinheungsa, is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. It is situated on the slopes of Seoraksan in Sokcho, Gangwon Province.Enjoy lunch (at your own expense) at one of the many restaurants in National ParkAfter Lunch,and then head to Naksan Temple and Beach in Yang yang, where you will experience Korean Buddhist culture.It 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 private Barbecue restaurant near Seoraksan.We'll eat a dinner we've prepared in a Garden afterwards.Enjoy Bulgogi and Seafood charcoal BBQ dinnerWe provide charcoal and grill with seafood(Shrimp,squid), pork, chicken, vegetables, sausage, rice, sauces, fruit and drink.in Winter season, provide indoor Restaurant with a fireplace.You’ll be amazed by the natural beauty and Snow with Dinner.after feast in a Garden Barbecue dinner at the At approximately 6:00pm you will be taken back to Sokcho Express Bus TerminalYour one day tour ends with drop-off back at Sokcho Express Bus TerminalNOTE: This day trip ends in Sokcho. Bus ticket for your return to Seoul is not included.

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