< NOTE >
** Lunch in 1st day - Available for Vegetarian, Muslim etc.
** Dinner in 1st day – Excluded but guide will give information of restaurant.
** Restaurant is subjected to change by the local condition
** Cable car and Gweongeumseong Fortress might be cancelled due to the weather condition. (Replaced to go to the Naksansa Temple and Naksan Beach)
** Please wear comfortable shoes (outdoor shoes) for Mt. Seorak
** Tour schedule might be delayed due to the traffic / weather condition
** Deposit : 50% of total cost is required until at least 14 days prior (for peak-season/weekend, at least 1 month prior)
** Balance : 50% of total cost can be made by cash or credit card on the 1st tour day
** You can rent optional items at the ski shop on the tour day
** Optional items (additional fee)
- Ski suit rental : KRW 20,000 per set
- Ski goggles rental : KRW 10,000 per piece
- Snowboard gears (Deck/ Binding/ Boots) rental : KRW 30,000per set
- Snowboard lesson : KRW 40,000 per person per hour (more than 3 person)
- Ski lift ticket (half-day) : KRW 50,000 per person
18th Dec. ~ 10th Jan.
** Peak-season :
|MINIMUM NUMBER||3 person|
|DURATION||Pick-up (around 07:00) ~ 18:00|
Transportation, Guide (instructor),Admission fee, Accommodation, Lunch (1), Ski gears (Ski/ Poles/ Boots) & gloves rental, Ski lift pass (1 time for a half-day), Basic ski lesson (about 1 hour)
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1st day : Hotel (Seoul) - Rest in highway - Mt.Seorak National Park - Gweongeumseong Fortress (by cable car) - Shinheungsa Temple - Lunch - Domgnyeong Port (fish market) - Yeonggeumjeong - Light House Observatory - (Dinner) - Hotel check-in (Sokcho)
2nd day : Breakfast - to Yongpyeong Ski Resort - stop by ski shop for rental - Enjoy snow or skiing - stop by ski shop to restore - to Seoul - Korean Ginseng Center - Hotel (Seoul)
Referred to as Seolsan and Seolbongsan, the mountain was named Seorak because the snow would not melt for a long time keeping the rocks in a permanent state of white. In November 1965, the Seorak Mountain district was designated as a Natural Monument preservation area. Afterwards in December 1973, it was designated as a park preservation area, and in August 1982, as a Biosphere Preservation District by UNESCO.
Gweongeumseong Fortress is the site of a castle ruins called Mt. Seorak, and it is also known as Mt. Onggeumsan Castle, or Toto Castle. It is located on the steep Dol Mountain of Mt. Seoraksan Sogongwon area. It is believed to have been built by the 23rd King of the Goryeo Period (918~1392), Gojong (1213~1259 reign).It is also called Gweon-Kim Castle, as there is a legend that two generals named Gweon and Kim built the castle to avoid war.
Shinheungsa Temple is a short 10 minute walk away from the entrance to Sogongwon and in fact, many people visit because of its close proximity to Sogongwon.
Shinheungsa is a temple which used to be called Hyangseongsa, built by Jajangyulsa (590~658), who traveled to famous mountains all over the nation, in Queen Jindeok's (?~654) 6TH year of reign.
Located on the northern of Sokcho are the many raw fish restaurants and dried fish shops of Dongmyeong Port. This bustling port has become one of the most popular tourist spots for those in search of the freshest raw fish restaurants. At Dongmyeong Port it is said that Mt.Seorak and the East Sea are gifts from nature. The port is filled with raw fish restaurants and a live fish market containing eel, flatfish, flounder, yellowtail, and plethora of other high-end seafood.For raw fish lovers that are in the Sokcho area, Dongmyeong Port is the place to be. Also there is seawall which is 1km distance from port to the lighthouse, where is good to take a walk and enjoy the view. From Dongmyeong Port, the Dongchun Cruise is sailing to Hunchun (China) via Zarubino (Russia) as Mt. Baek-du route since 28TH April 2000.
Located at the entrance of Dongmyeong Port, Yeonggeumjeong Pavilion is often visited by citizens of Sokcho as it has great view and close from the city. Actually, you cannot find pavilion at Yeonggeumjeong Pavilion since it is a stone mountain.It received its name from the mysterious and beautiful sound that is made as waves hit the rock, which it is similar to Korean lute, Geomungo. At the end of the 50m-long bridge built over a rocky peninsula is a Sunrise Pavilion offering a view of the East Sea and you can enjoy surrounding sceneries and wave sounds.
The Sokcho Lighthouse Observatory provides fantastic views of the nearby Mt.Seorak, East Sea and Sokcho area. The most breathtaking views are the ocean vistas.The white lighthouse has a romantic atmosphere to it. Inside the lighthouse, binoculars are available to view distant points of interest. This area is also famous for its sunrises.
The Yongpyeong Resort is located at a very inhabitable range of 700 meters above sea level. Yongpyeong Resort is found at the eastern edge of Asia, about 200km from Seoul with an annual snowfall average of 250cm. The surrounding area possesses a beautiful environment, which allows for the enjoyment of a wide array of winter sports including skiing from mid-November to early April. Not only that, but the resort’s enormous seventeen million square meters complex includes a 45-hole golf course, gondolas, swimming pool, and other facilities. This all-season recreational complex allows visitors to escape from daily life and relax. Yongpyeong Resort has an impressive twenty-eight ski slopes, including the popular Rainbow Slopes, and offers excellent facilities for skiers. The park’s fifteen ski-lifts include a 3.7km cable-car and the resort's ‘Dragon Plaza’ is the largest ski complex in Asia, offering a variety of services for skiers and boarders. The Yongpyeong Resort was born in 1975 as the first ever modern facility of its kind in South Korea. It is known as "Korea's Ski Mecca" with a growing reputation as an internationally-renowned resort.