Mt Naejangsan Fall Foliage Tour 

Naejangsan is a famous mountain in the Jeolla-do province, and the best mountain in Korea for viewing autumn’s crimson leaves.  The name Naejang means ‘many secrets’ in the mountain. Because of the bright crimson leaves that blanket Naejangsan Mountain’s fall scenery, the mountain is also referred to as “Geumgangsan of Honam.” Take your time to appreciate the autumn colors and get snap happy with your camera because there are so many beautiful colors here. Soak up the majestic mountain landscape on a cable car ride to Yeonjabong Peak Observatory. Then, move to Baekyangsa temple, which is scenically situated on the southern slopes of Mt. Baekamsan in Naejangsan National Park.  Tour around the picturesque Baekyangsa Temple. In fact, the temple is situated in one of the most scenic and beautiful locations in all of Korea: Naejangsan National Park. As you make your way towards the temple grounds, large red maples lead the way.

Tour description

Jujeongol Valley

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Meet your guide at your hotel and move to Mt. Seorak. You will stop at the Misiryeng pass where you overview of inner Mt.Seorak and go to Jujeongol Valley. It got its name from the fact that bandits made counterfeit coins at this valley. Jujeon in Korean means coin minting and gol means valley. An easy hiking course even for children and senior. Lying deep between high mountain ridges you will be able to explore the valley and see nature at its best.  The valley is filled with wild flowers in spring. In summer, the heat is washed away by the clean and cold water of the valley. In fall, the changing colors of the leaves make a fantastic scenery.  Also during this hike, you will stop at Yongso waterfall. A short, wide waterfall surrounded by greenery. Its beauty inspires many to travel here.  Then carry on to the last bridge where you can easily climb down to the river, to get a taste of the Osaek natural mineral water that flows through this valley.

 Osaek means five different flavors. The water has strong iron content and is highly carbonated. It’s so famous, that people from all over the country come to Mt.Seorak just for access to it. The fizzy liquid will be refreshing after our morning exercise.

Naksan Beach

Naksan Beach in Yangyang-gun, Gangwon-do Province

Naksan Beach is one of the top beaches of Gangwon-do, drawing more than a million visitors each summer. Its sandy beach runs beside clean waters and is bordered by rows of pine trees.

The beach is also a top pick for those who are interested in Korea’s traditional culture as it is close to Naksansa Temple and Uisangdae Pavilion, which was built to commemorate Great Monk Uisang.

Afterward, you're taken to a local restaurant for a Korean lunch around Naksan beach. Then you continue on to Seorakdong.

 

Sogongwon Park

Upon arrival, you will ride the Seorak cable car to Gweongumsung peak(670m above sea level), which provides views of Inner Mt. Seorak, Ulsanbawi rock, and the East Sea. Located about 5 minutes from the entrance is the cable car ride. The ride itself is ten minutes long and displays heavenly views of the park and mountains.

Sinheungsa Temple

You can view beautiful Buddhist temples hidden with the mountain, most notably Sinheungsa

Sinheungsa is a short 10min walk away from the entrance to Sogongwon. In fact, many visits because of its close proximity to Sogongwon. You also can see a local landmark such as the 33-foot-high bronze Buddha statue at shinheungsa temple.

Sogongwon Park

Tour itinerary

Mt.Seoraksan

08:00             Pick you up at your place  

08:00-11:00   Move to Mt. Seorak 

11:00-12:00   Jujeongol Valley       

12:00-13:30   Naksan Beach & Lunch  

14:00-16:30   Sogongwon Park & Sinheungsa                             Temple 

16:30-19:30   Return to Seoul                    

19:30             Drop off hotel  

Pricing information

Tour rate

per person

2persons

3persons

4persons

5persons

6-7persons

8-9persons 

10persons up

11Hours

USD230

USD160

USD125

USD102

USD89

USD80

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Inclusions

-  All admission fees (Inc.Mt.Seorak Cable car)

-  English-speaking Tour guide

-  Roundtrip transfer service with private vehicle

-  Hotel Pick up & Drop off Service in Seoul

Exclusions

-  Personal expense

-  Every Meal

 

Note

Please wear comfortable shoes for trekking

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