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2-days: Mt Seorak, East Sea & Nami or Ulsanbawi Hiking from Seoul [All Included]

● Tourist will be picked up and sent at a hotel in Seoul or nearby Seoul (Include Airport)
● Can enjoy all of freedom as a private tour for only one group
● Can listen all of the useful information such as politics, religions, society, culture and nature of Korea while traveling from full of knowledgeable driving guide
● Visit Nami Island, the most popular tourist spot in Korea
● A tour with all of meals, admission fees, including sightseeing of mountains, Seoraksan Cable car, Buddhist temple and the beautiful scenery Harbor of East coast
● Visit the Beautiful 1300-year-old historical temple called Naksansa on the east coast of Korea
● Tourist can hike Ulsanbawi Rock in Seoraksan instead of going Naksansa and Nami Island

1~ 2 member use 1 room
3~4 member use 2 rooms
5~6 member use 3 rooms
7 member use 4 rooms

※ As a full of private and customized tour, The Itinerary and Menu can be changed at any time by customer’s request

per adult from

$803

AUD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entrance fees
    • Accommodation
    • Entry/Admission - National Mountain Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Dongmyeong Port
    • Entry/Admission - Sinheungsa Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Seoraksan Cable Car
    • Entry/Admission - Naksansa Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Nami Island
    • Entry/Admission - Ulsanbawi Rock
    What's excluded :
    • Personal snack and water

  • Day 1: Korean Mountain Museum → Lunch → Dongmyeong Harbor → Seoraksan Sinheungsa Temple → Cable car

    Stop At: National Mountain Museum, 3054, Misiryeong-ro, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 24859 South Korea
    Korean Mountain Museum
    ● Experience alpine in a special chamber of Korean Mountain Museum (3,000 & 5,500m Sea level)
    ● Safe rock climbing experience

    Visitors can enjoy the mountain culture, history, rock climbing, and alpine experience in this museum
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Dongmyeong Port, Dongmyeong-dong, Sokcho, Gangwon-do South Korea
    It is the largest port in Sokcho city where Mt. Seorak is located. It is a nice port with a great view, a lighthouse and a variety of seafood.

    ● Tourist can enjoy the scenery from the Lighthouse and walk around the port watching the boat and seafood market
    ● Lunch with Korean Authentic Grilled fish

    ※ The Itinerary can be changed at any time by customer request
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sinheungsa Temple, 170, Seorak-dong, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 217-120 South Korea
    Sinheungsa Temple, which means “Spirit Arising Temple,” in English, was thought to have been established by Master Jajang-yulsa. There is some dispute as to when it was first constructed, but it was first called Hyangseongsa Temple. There is dispute to the temple’s origins because some believe that Jajang first built Sinheungsa Temple in 637 around the time he left to study in Tang China or upon his return in 642. Either way, Sinheungsa Temple has been destroyed numerous times by fire throughout the centuries; first in 699, then in 710, and then again in 1645. The temple was rebuilt in 1648 in its present location and in its present form. It’s believed by some that Sinheungsa Temple is the oldest Zen (Seon) temple in the world.

    You first approach Sinheungsa Temple through the scenic, and very busy, Seokraksan grounds. The first structure to greet you is the top heavy Iljumun Gate. Having passed through this gate and enjoyed the sharp, jagged peaks of Mt. Seoraksan, you’ll finally see the 14.6 metre tall, bronze statue of Seokgamoni-bul (The Historical Buddha). The bronze Buddha sits on top of a 4.3 metre tall lotus pedestal, which makes the overall height of the statue nearly 19 metres in height. The masterful bronze statue, which is composed of some 108 tons of gilt-bronze, sits serenely looking out onto the amazing landscape. To the rear of the statue are a set of stairs that lead inside the massive statue. The hollowed out interior has three incarnations of Gwanseeum-bosal (The Bodhisattva of Compassion) sitting on the main altar. In addition, there are three sari (crystallized) remains from the Buddha inside this chamber. Fronting the bronze statue of the Buddha are beautiful bronze incense burners and lanterns.

    Finally having your fill of this masterful piece of Buddhist artwork, which might take some time, you’ll make your way up a path for 200 to 300 more metres. Having crossed the Hyeonsu-gyo bridge, Sinheungsa Temple will finally come into view.

    The rather boxy Cheonwangmun Gate houses some of the better examples of the Four Heavenly Kings. With intimidating expressions, they greet any and all visitors to the temple. Exiting out on the other side of this gate, you’ll next be greeted by the Boje-ru Pavilion that acts as a type of screen to hide the temple courtyard at Sinheungsa Temple.

    Watching your head so you don’t smack it against the ceiling of the Boje-ru Pavilion as you pass under it, you’ll finally enter the main temple courtyard. Straight ahead is the Geukrakbo-jeon, which acts as the temple’s main hall. The stairs leading up to the hall are decorated with some ancient Nathwi carvings, while the exterior walls are adorned with some colourful Shimu-do, Ox-Herding, murals. As for the elaborately decorated interior, and sitting on the main altar, sit a triad of statues centred by Amita-bul (The Buddha of the Western Paradise). He is joined on either side by two beautifully crowned Bodhisattvas: Gwanseeum-bosal (The Bodhisattva of Compassion) and Daesaeji-bosal (The Power and Wisdom for Amita-bul).

    To the left rear of the main hall are two more halls that visitors can enter. The first is the Myeongbu-jeon with a beautifully canopied Jijang-bosal (The Bodhisattva of the Afterlife) sitting on the main altar. To the rear of this hall is the Samseong-gak shaman shrine hall. The most interesting of the three paintings that take up residence inside this hall – Chilseong (The Seven Stars), Dokseong (The Lonely Saint), and Sanshin (The Mountain Spirit) – is the modern Sanshin mural.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Seoraksan Cable Car, 1137 Seoraksan-ro, Seorak-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea
    The fastest and most convenient way of enjoying Mt. Seorak

    ● Tourist will take cable car to see full of great view of Mt Seorak
    ● Tourist will stay about one hour at the top of the Rocky Mountain belong to cable car area
    ※ The Itinerary can be changed at any time by customer's request or strong wind
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Korean authentic grilled fish,
    ※ The menu can be changed by customer’s request
    • Dinner: Korean local cuisine,
    ※ The menu can be changed by customer’s request,
    If over the budget, tourist may pay extra
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Sokcho city in a Clean and High Quality Motel

    Day 2: Naksansa Buddhist Temple → Nami Island "or" Ulsanbawi Rock Hiking in Seoraksan

    Stop At: Naksansa Temple, Jeonjin 1-ri, Ganghyeon-myeon, Yangyang-gun, Gangwon-do 215-853 South Korea
    ● Tourist will take look old and new version of temple at same place and also will see big granite budda statue on top of the hill
    ● This is a rare Buddhist temple located by the sea. Originally this temple was built during the Shilla of Three Kingdoms period and is still a representative Buddhist temple in Korea

    Introduction
    Naksan Temple is located at Mountain Obong, one of three famous mountains, with Mountain Gumkang and Mountain Seorak in the east of the Taebaek mountain range. The name of Naksan Temple originated from Mountain Botanakga, where it is believed that Bodhisattva Avolokitesvara (Gwaneum) always resides and gives Dharma. Gwaneum is symbolized as the compassion of Bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism. With over 1300 years of history, innumerable Buddhists, regardless of their social positions and status, are continuously visiting this temple to see real relics of Gwaneum. This temple has a breathtaking scenic beauty of nature, the East Sea, with many sacred treasures and cultural heritages. Naksansa has been one of the most holy and attractive places, not only for Buddhists, but also for other ordinary people including foreigners in Korea.
    There are many other famous legacies like the landmark statue of Haesu Gwaneumsang (Seaward-Looking Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara Statue is one of the largest statues in Asia), Botajeon, enshrined many kinds of Bodhisattva including seven other Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara such as Chunsu Gwaneum (Sahasrabhuja aryaavalokiresvara with one thousand hands) and Memorial Hall of Venerable Master Uisang, with records and relics related with his achievements. Naksansa is one of the most favorite places with its one thousand year historic temple, sacred treasures and cultural heritages. Most of Buddha’s halls and pavilions in Naksansa were burnt to the ground by a catastrophic forest fire on the 5th of April, 2005. However, in spite the disastrous conflagration, Naksansa, with its thousand year history, is gradually being reconstructed, with the strong support of the people and the Buddhists.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nami Island, 1, Namiseom-gil, Namsan-myeon, Chuncheon, Gangwon-do 24464 South Korea
    ● One of the most famous tourist destinations in Korea
    ● In the past, Nami was young people visiting place for a date, and now it has become an international tourist attraction that foreigners often visit after the Winter Sonata aired in 2003

    Introduction
    Namiseom Island was formed as a result of the construction of Cheongpyeong Dam. It is a half moon-shaped isle, and on it is the grave of General Nami, who led a great victory against the rebels in the 13th year of the 7th king of the Joseon Dynasty, King Sejo (reign 1455-1468).

    Namiseom Island is 63 kilometers away from Seoul in the direction of Chuncheon, and is famous for its beautiful tree lined roads. The island is 30 minutes away from Chuncheon and an hour away from the suburbs of Seoul. Since it is not far from Seoul, many couples and families come to visit.

    A special feature of Namiseom Island is that there are no telephone poles. This is because all electric wires were built underground to keep the natural feeling of the landscape. The island is 553,560 square yards with chestnut trees and poplar trees throughout.

    In the middle of the isle, there is a grass field about 316,320 square yards. It features education and training facilities and camping sites. The island also has a swimming pool and water-sports facilities for motorboats and water skiing, as well as a theme park with a merry-go-round, shooting range, and roller skating rink. Lodging facilities such as resort villas and bungalows are available for visitors to stay on the island.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Ulsanbawi Rock, Seorak-dong, Sokcho, Gangwon-do 217-120 South Korea
    ● This rocky mountain is belong to Seoraksan and many of hikers are enjoying this mountain course because the scenery is excellent and the hiking path is not so long
    ● If Tourist feel too long to hike the trail for going to the summit of Mt. Seorak, this course is only four-hour hiking trail that can be hiked by even less experienced hikers

    Introduction
    Ulsanbawi is composed of six granite peaks, each bearing a width of 4km. You can see the spectacular scenery of Seorak Mountain, the East Sea, Dalma Peak, and Haksapyeong Reservoir from the top. There are three varying theories as to what the name Ulsanbawi implies: that it looks like a fence, that its name was derived from Ulsan in Gyeongsangnam-do, and that the Korean term of “crying mountain” was translated into Chinese characters.

    Because of the way the whole mountain reverberates the sound of thunder in rain, it is also referred to as Cheonhusan Mountain. It roughly takes three to four hours to hike up from Sogongwon to the summit of Ulsanbawi Rock.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Korean local food
    • Lunch: Korean authentic local food
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up all of tourist from any Hotel, BnB, and Guest House in SeoulAirports
    • Incheon Intl Airport, 272 Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon South Korea
    Ports
    • Incheon Ferry port
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Outdoors Korea

Activity ID: V-101420P38

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