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The Most Famous Mountain National Park in Korea

Namgyo-ri(12 Seonnyeotang Basin) Course

for Intermediate and above

Photo by Chance Kim

Seoraksan National Park

Namgyo-ri(12 Seonnyeotang Basin) Course

for Intermediate and above


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  Seoraksan National park was designated the 5th national park in Korea in 1970 and chosen as a nature preservation area on November 5, 1965 Also, internationally recognized for its rare species, Seoraksan is the area in Korea to have been designated as a Biosphere Preservation District by UNESCO in 1982, and in IUCN recognized its rich natural resources and labeled it category Ⅱ(National Park).
  The total area of Seoraksan National park is 398.539㎢ and it is divided among the areas of Inge-gun, Goseong-gun, Yangyang-gun, and Sokcho-si, Naeseorak (Inner) is in Inje, Naeseorak (South) is the area from Hangyerteong (Ridge) to Osaek, and Oeseorak (Outer) lies in the eastern area across Sokcho-si, Yangyang-gun, and Goseong-gun. Including its main peak, Daecheongbong, Seoraksan has a total of 30 imposing peaks spread across its territory such as Hwachaebong, Hangyeryeong, and Madeungryeong.
  Over 2,000 animal species live in Seoraksan, including the Korea goral, Musk deer, and Other. There are also more than 1,400 rare plant species, such as the Edelweiss, here as well.



  • Not a route to the peak

  • A trek along the valley, visiting a waterfall and basins

  • Popular in summer but can be accessed all year round

  • Ancient Korean yew trees (Jumok) can also be seen along the way


What You Can Expect

  It is a course extending from Namgyo-ri through Sibi Seonnyeotang Basin to Daeseungnyeong Pass. 

  You will see beautiful trees especially Ancient Korean yew trees called Jumok and pretty flowering grass during the descent through the Daeseungnyeong Pass.

  Seonnyeotang Basin has legend that fairies came down to take a bath. It is one of the most beautiful places in Seorak Mountain and considered to be most artistic valley of the Seoraksan Valleys.


  Waterfalls form ponds (baths) on the rock. The name indicates 12 such places, but there are only eight ponds. The one on the highest spot named Boksungatang Basin is by far the best in the 84m-long valley.


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 : 2 days tour

Elevation : 1,210m

Walking Distance : 11.3Km

Hiking Duration : 6~7 Hours


​Tour Cost

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

   1st day (comfortable trip) 

    - Visit Baekdamsa Buddhist Temple

    - Baekdam Valley easy Trekking

   Accommodate in Inje 

   2nd day - Hiking


  • Entrance Fees

  • Lunch(Lunch Box on a Mountain)

  • Accommodation

  • Vehicle Service

  • Fluent English-speaking Mountain expert



  • Personal Food and Water

  • 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 

  • Must have head lantern and Crampon in Winter Season(From Dec to Mar)


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

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