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Guided Day Tour of Mt. Seorak & Naksansa Temple with Transfers

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12 hrs 30 mins
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Join a day tour with transfers from Seoul and discover South Korea's 3rd largest peak, Mt. Seorak, and visit Naksansa temple, a 7th-century Buddhist temple.


  • Escape the bustle of the capital and visit 2 of Seoul’s most scenic attractions on a full-day guided tour with round-trip transfers.

  • Take a guided hike through Seoraksan Park and delight in the sight of the lush rainforests, jagged peaks, and the distant sea from Mt. Seorak.

  • Experience the unique allure of Naksansa Temple, a 1300-year-old Buddhist temple with sweeping views of the East Sea and Mt. Seorak.

  • Marvel at the giant Amita-bul statue, the ' Goddess of Mercy', and hear the tale of Uisang, the monk who introduced Buddhism to the Korean Peninsula, from your guide.

  • Fun Fact: Mount Seorak and its surrounding area were designated as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO and the unique rock formations have earned it the nickname ‘Alps of Korea’.


  • Full-day guided tour

  • Round-trip transfers from Seoul

  • Multilingual English & Chinese guide

  • Entry to Mt. Seorak

  • Entry to Naksansa temple


  • Meals

  • Cable car fee

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Experience a guided day trip in Seoul and discover the Korean countryside. With the assistance of multilingual-friendly tour staff fluent in English and Chinese, you'll explore 2 famous attractions.

Stand Tall on Mount Seorak

Mt. Seorak is part of the Taebaek Mountain Range and is the highest peak in the region, reaching a height of 1,708 meters. Embark on a guided hike through the park and come across picturesque valleys, crystal-clear streams, and lush rainforests. Along the way, you'll encounter various rock formations and natural landmarks, such as Biseondae, a famous rock with stunning views. While you are hiking in the wilderness, keep an eye out for several bird species in the region such as the Korean magpie, and Eurasian eagle owl. Glance over the mind-blowing scenery and check out the distant East Sea from the top of Mt. Seorak.

Zen at Naksansa Temple

Visit the Naksansa temple, a hidden gem on the South Korean coast. Wander through the temple grounds and marvel at the majestic Amita-bul Statue. Breathe in the salty sea air as you soak in panoramic views of the East Sea. Explore the pagodas and shrines, each reflecting its unique architectural style. Engage in meditation within the serene halls, finding inner peace amidst the tranquility. Feel a profound connection to the ancient traditions and spirituality that permeate this sacred place.

Your Itinerary

  • 7:20 am: Depart from Hongik Univ. Station Exit 4

  • 8:00 am: Depart from Namsan Yejang Bus Parking Lot (5 mins walk from Myeongdong Station Exit 1)

  • 8:10 am: Depart from Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station Exit 10

  • 11am: Arrive at Mt.Seorak

  • 2:30pm: Leave for Naksansa temple

  • 2:50pm: Arrive at Naksansa temple

  • 4:20pm: Leave for Seoul

  • 7pm: Arrive at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station

  • 7.10pm: Arrive at Myeongdong Lotte Department store

  • 7:50pm: Arrive at Hongik Univ. Station

Important Information

  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Stroller Accessibility

  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes as this experience involves a fair amount of walking.

  • Your experience may be subject to change due to traffic and weather conditions.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID during the pick-up.

  • Wait outside the pick-up point as the guides will not go into lobbies or stores to look for you.

Pick-up & Drop-offs

  • This tour includes pick-ups and drop-offs.

  • In the next step of booking, please specify the pickup & drop-off location.

  • On the day of your tour, please report at your pick-up location 10-15 min prior to your scheduled departure.

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