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The Most Famous Mountain National Park in Korea

Daecheongbong Summit Course

Photo by Chance Kim
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Seoraksan National Park

Daecheongbong Course to go Summit

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Over view

  Seoraksan National Park was designated the 5th national park in Korea in 1970 and chosen as a nature preservation area on November 5, 1965. Located in the East-Central of the Korean peninsula, the total area of Seoraksan National Park is about 400sqkm. Its main peak, Daecheongbong, reaches 1,708m above sea level.  Seoraksan has a total of 30 different peaks spread across the entire area. It boasts of an ecosystem consisting of over 2,000 animal species and more than 1,400 rare plant species, making the national park a distinct pride of the country’s natural heritage.

 

Highlights

  • Whole day trekking in Seoraksan National Park with an experienced mountain expert. Can be chosen long or short trekking course.

  • Duration will be subject to ability and interest
    Be amazed with granite structures, ridges and streams

  • Visit Shinheungsa Buddhist temple of the Jogye Order, with a monumental, meditating bronze Buddha statue

  • Step into Sokcho City to sample local cuisine such as delicious seafood at a traditional fish market

  • Optional photography offered

 

What You Can Expect

  This tour brings you to the peak of Seoraksan called 'Daecheongbong', one of the most visited peaks in Korea and the dramatic landscapes of the Seorak range.

 

  You will have the opportunity to visit a Buddhist temple of the Jogye Order, which also offers a temple stay experience if you have that extra day to spare on your journey.  

 

  You will be picked up early in the morning from your accommodation and drive towards the trailhead. Along the way, we can have a brief tour of the area and experience local culture.

 

  Sokcho is a must-see after or before the hike. Sokcho is a city in Gangwon-do province. It is located in the far northeast of Gangwon-do. The city belonged to North Korea from 1945 until the end of the Korean War. This tour combines a good work-out, breath-taking mountain landscapes, the serenity of Buddhism culture and well-deserved mouth-watering Korean cuisine.

 

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 : 1,708m

Walking Distance : 18Km

Hiking Duration : 8~11 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 Naksansa Buddhist Temple

   - Sokcho city Dongmyeong Harbor

   - Traditional Market

Accommodate in Sokcho city

2nd day - Seoraksan Hiking

or 

1st day - Ulsanbawi Hiking(4 Hours)

Accommodate in Sokcho city

2nd day- Daecheongbong Peak Hiking

or

1st day- Hiking to the Peak(4 Hours)

Accommodate in Jungcheong Shelter

2nd day - Descend a mountain through Cheonbuldong Valley or dinosaur Ridge Course(5~8 Hours)

Inclusions

  • Entrance Fees

  • Lunch(Lunch Box on a Mountain)

  • Accommodation

  • Vehicle Service

  • Fluent English-speaking Mountain expert

 

Exclusions

  • 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

Business license No. 835-25-00694

Tourism Business Certificate of Registration  No. 2018-000002

Tourist Photo Service Business

Certificate of Registration

No. RA-10-115

57, Eoeun-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea

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