Easy Accessible National Park from Seoul

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Chiaksan National Park

No1. Guryongsa Buddhist Temple Course to Go Peak

No2. Hwanggol Hiking Support Center Course to Go Peak

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Located in the mountain inlands of Korea, Chiaksan was designated as the 16th national park in Korea in December 1984. 
It’s total area is about 181.6㎢, and east of its highest peak, Birobong(1,288m), lies hoengseong-gun and to the west is Wonju-si, Chiaksan has many steep valleys among its high peaks ranging above 1,000m such as Namdaebong in the south and maehwasan in the north, and it is know for having a beautiful scenic figure with steep slopes.
.The geological foundation of Chiaksan is a metamorphic rock based on unknown sedimentary rocks. Biotite gneiss and Geumdae-ri schist are widely distributed throughout the range. 
The area is easily accessible through expressways such as Jungang Expressway and Yeongdong Expressway, and railroads. Lots of people visit Chiaksan National Park because of its proximity with the capital region.

Chiaksan has a total of 821 species of plants and is expanding its natural forest with Mongolian oaks and Japanese oaks. As for inhabitants, there are a total of 2,364 animal species including 34 endangered species such as the Flying squirrel and Copper winged bat.

 

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What You Can Expect

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Note : Travel and trekking insurance is not included in the tour. Outdoors Korea will not accept responsibility if the participant has health issues or disabilities which were not disclosed  at the time of booking.  Outdoors Korea also has the right to reject bookings if a participant is found to be unfit to trek  . 

Cancellation Policy

  If you cancel at least 15 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 7 and 14 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 6 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Travel period : 1 or 2 days tour

Elevation : 1,288m

Walking Distance : 7~12Km

Hiking Duration :  5~7 Hours

 

Tour Cost for 1 day Tour

For 1 person: 400USD

For 2 person: 450USD($225 Each)

For 3 person: 510USD($170 Each)

For 4 person: 560USD($140 Each)

For 5 or more: US$ 120 Each

​Tour Cost for 2 days Tour

For 1 person: 800USD

For 2 person: 1,000USD($500 Each)

For 3 person: 1,110USD($370 Each)

For 4 person: 1,200USD($300 Each)

For 5 or more: US$ 260 Each

Approximate tour schedule

1 day Tour - Chiaksan Hiking

- Hiking to Birobong Peak 

2 days Tour 

1st day - Customized local tour 

         or Soguemsan Trekking(2.5hr)

         or Skiing at the nearby resort

Accommodate in Wonju city

2nd day - Chiaksan Hiking

                Can Chose Courses

Inclusions

  • Entrance Fees

  • Lunch(Lunch Box on a Mountain)

  • Accommodation

  • Vehicle Service

  • Teaching ski(when join ski tour)

  • Fluent English-speaking Mountain expert

 

Exclusions

  • Personal Food and Water

  • Ski Equipment and Lift ticket

  • Breakfast and Dinner

  • Gratuities (recommended)

 

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be sent after booking

  • Minimum age is 12 years

  • Wear comfortable clothes and hiking shoes. Prepare Wet and Warm Gears 

Departure point :

Depart from Customer's Hotel

(Seoul and Near Seoul)

Return details :

Return to Customer's Hotel

(Seoul and Near Seoul)

Departure time :

8AM to 9AM

(Depend on Customer's Hotel location)

Ask us anything you want to know