Mount Seorak National Park Tour

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Highlights

  • The tour will take you first to the Mount Seorak using the Cable Car. You will next visit both Shinheung & Naksan Temples before heading to the East Coast at the Naksan Beach and the Daepo Port.
  • Seoraksan is the highest mountain in the Taebaek mountain range in the Gangwon province in eastern South Korea. It is located in a national park near the city of Sokcho.
  • Take a break and savor an exquisite cocktail of Mountain air and East Coast sea breeze !

Description

Tour Program:
- Transfer from Hotel to the Mt. Seorak National Park
- Take the cable car at Kwonkeumsung Fortress
- Visit of the Shinheung Temple
- Visit of the Naksan Temple
- Visit of the Naksan Beach
- Visit of the Daepo Port
- Transfer back to your Hotel

Introduction to the Mount Seorak:
Also referred to as Seolsan and Seolbongsan, the mountain was named Seorak ('Seol' meaning 'snow' and 'Ak' meaning 'big mountain') because the snow would not melt for a long time keeping the rocks in a permanent state of white. In November 1965, the Seorak Mountain district was designated as a Natural Monument preservation area. Afterwards in December 1973, it was designated as a park preservation area, and in August 1982, as a Biosphere Preservation District by UNESCO.

Seoraksan is the highest mountain in the Taebaek mountain range in the Gangwon province in eastern South Korea. It is located in a national park near the city of Sokcho. After the Hallasan volcano on Jeju Island and Jirisan in the south, Seoraksan is the third highest mountain in South Korea. The Daechongbong Peak of Seoraksan reaches 1,708 meters (5,603 feet). The Taebaek mountain range is considered the backbone of the Korean peninsula.

The Shinheung Temple:
Originally, Shinhunsa was the subordinate temple of Geonbongsa. However, in 197, it was named the main temple of the 3rd district of the Korea Buddhist Jogye order, Currently, there are 20 subordinate temples under Shinhungsa.

The Naksansa Temple:
Naksansa Temple is located 4 km north of Naksan Beach, and has a history of 1,300 years. It is a temple built by Ui-Sang, the ambassador of the 30th King of Silla Period (BC 57~AD 935), and inside there is the Seven Floor Stone Tower, Dongjong, Hongyaemun.

Amenities

  • Transfer included
  • Shared activity
  • Operated by a company
  • Fixed time
  • Restroom available
  • Special equipment: Camera
  • Other fees: Lunch
  • Senior friendly
  • Kids friendly (2 → 12)
$180.00
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per adult
$160.00
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per child

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