Seoraksan National Park Hiking and River Kayaking Trip

Overview

Let us take you on an exciting overnight trip to the beautiful Seoraksan National Park for a hiking, river kayaking, and relaxing nature adventure! Experience the untouched exceptional beauty of the mountains and see some of the best scenery Korea has to offer. Follow guides through hiking trails in the mountain range where you can take memorable photos of the views and be able to go at your own pace. Explore waterfalls and valleys surrounded by greenery. Relax and enjoy kayaking along the river. You don’t have to be an expert hiker to enjoy this trip because we also have beginner trails you can walk along just to take in the views. This is a trip like no other where you can experience the unique natural beauty of Korea, so sign up today!

  • On Saturday, choose from 3 hiking trails in Seoraksan. Tell us your difficulty level and we will recommend which course to take.
  • Enjoy views of beautiful beaches, nature, and the mountain range
  • Climb over 800 steps to Ulsanbawi Rock, a unique rock formation composed of six granite peaks, and witness the view of the sea
  • Enjoy river kayaking
  • Arrive at a pension house where we will be staying overnight in the deep mountains
  • For dinner, enjoy a special Korean bbq meal that includes local pork, side dishes, rice, vegetables, soup
  • Vegetarians can enjoy various types of local vegetables, rice, and soup
  • We will have a small bonfire where we can socialize, drink, and make s’mores 
  • Hike Jujeongol Valley, the best course in Korea. The breathtaking view you will see has been used in the background of Korean paintings.  
  • Relax in hot springs and clear away your stress
  • Take a cable car to Gwongeumseong peak and fortress to admire the beautiful scenery and ruins of an old castle
  • This is a family friendly trip that everyone will enjoy!

What to expect

 

View breathtaking scenery while hiking along various trails
Enjoy kayaking along the river
Relax by the river in the morning and enjoy a small campfire with friends at night

A delicious Korean BBQ dinner and side dishes will be provided
Take a cable car which is the easiest way to travel to the peaks
Jujeongol Valley is the easiest hiking trail that allows you to walk leisurely and enjoy the views

ITINERARY

Day 1 (Saturday 18 April)

07:00am

Pick up at Osan college subway station(exit 2)

07:30am

Pickup at Cheongmyeong subway station(Exit 1)
*6 stops away from Jukjeon and 7 stops away from Suwon subway station

08:00am

Pick up at Express bus terminal Subway station( Sub line 3,7,9 Exit 8)

08:30am

Dongdaemun History&Culture Park station(Subway line 2,4,5/Exit 9)

11:30pm

Arrive at the Seoraksan National Park and have lunch (Included)

12:40pm

Take a hike to the various courses
– Ulsanbawi Rock Course(3 1/2 hours)
– Biseondae Rock Course(2 1/2 hours)
– Biryoung Falls Course(2 hours)

17:30pm

Finish the hike and move to the pension house(only 5 minutes drive away)

17:40pm

Arrive at our accommodation and unpack

18:00pm

Have Dinner (Special Korean BBQ)

19:00pm

Free time- This is a great time for drinks and social time with friends at night.
We will be having a small bonfire and provide ingredients for s’mores.

Day 2 (Sunday 19)

08:00am

Wake up and have Breakfast(Included)

09:30-11:00am

Go river kayaking

11:20am

Depart and move to hiking course

11:50-13:20

Take a Jujeongol Valley course (1 and 1/2 hours)
– You will taste famous Osaek Mineral spring water and witness the outstanding scenery

13:30pm

Lunch and use hot spa (not included)

15:30pm

Depart for Seoul

18:40pm

Arrive at Gangbyeon station(line 2)

19:00pm

Arrive at Express bus terminal

19:30pm

Arrive at Cheongmyeong station

20:10pm

Arrive at Osan college station

Payment Detail

This is a Government sponsored trip which we are providing at a discounted rate of a mere 99,000won and includes the following:
1.Seoraksan National park entry fee
2.Round trip limousine bus
3.Special Korean BBQ(삼겹살) dinner
*Vegetarians are okay because the side dishes with vegetables are served with rice and soup
4. River kayaking experience fee
5.Delicious 3 local meals(Saturday lunch, dinner & Sunday breakfast)
6.Staying at pension house deep in the mountains and near the creek
7.English speaking tour guide

*How to Pay for Trips
1.You can use ATM machines or online banking to wire payments directly from your bank account to Adventure Korea’s account, Shinhan Bank account no: 140-011-581081 under the name of (주)더에이케이트래블
2.Otherwise, you can visit any bank in Korea and have a teller wire the funds on your behalf.
3.You can pay via paypal to adventurekoreatrip@gmail.com
If you use paypal, 1 USD is same as 1,000won.

*How to sign up for the trip
Please pay the full amount in order to reserve your seat and email to webmaster@adventurekorea.com with the information below;
1.Trip name
2.Your full name including middle name.
3.Contact number
4.How much was deposited
5.What bank you sent it from
6.Time and date you sent it
7.Pick up site
8.Gender & Nationality
9.Provide the number of people in your group and their full names

NOTE: If you deposit money for groups, you will have to provide all the names in your group for room arrangement.
(Group discount)
If you sign up with more than 5 friends you will all receive a discount on the trip like below;
5-9 people:2,000won
10-14 people:3,000won
more than 15 people: 5,000won
NOTE: You must all sign up and pay together to qualify for the discount. Please email webmaster@adventurekorea.com to qualify

*Room Arrangements:
3/4/6/8 person rooms
8 or more person rooms
We can provide rooms separated by gender, and we can provide coed couple rooms
(you may pay extra if you want to stay as a couple in a separate room: 30,000won)

Cancellation Policy

We have to pay deposits for these trips with the different accommodations and activity places. If you cancel at the last minute, we are losing money as well. Therefore, we have put into place this cancellation policy. By paying for the trip you agree to this cancellation policy.
If you have paid and would like a refund we have a three week policy. This policy is as follows:
5 days before the trip: Full refund (120 hours from departure time)
3 days before the trip: 50% refund(72 hours from the departure time)
0% refund ( 72 hours or less from the departure time)

Pick up site

07:00am Pick up at Osan college subway station(exit 2)

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07:30am Pickup at Cheongmyeong subway station(Exit 1)
*6 stops away from Jukjeon and 7 stops away from Suwon subway station

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08:00am Pick up at Express bus terminal Subway station( Sub line 3,7,9 Exit 8)

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08:30am Dongdaemun History&Culture Park station(Subway line 2,4,5/Exit 9)

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Additional Information

ADVENTURE KOREA DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
By signing up and participating in any of the trips offered by Adventure Korea, the PARTICIPANT acknowledges and agrees that the activities offered by Adventure Korea are in general adventure sports/activities in nature, and therefore are generally risky activities which may involve potential and unforeseeable risks of harm, which could include death or serious personal injury. The PARTICIPANT voluntarily and expressly assumes these risks and is fully responsible for his/her participation and actions in the activities at issue, and agrees that Adventure Korea or any of its officers, employees, guides, and representatives shall not be responsible for or be obligated to provide any financial assistance or any other assistance whatsoever in the event of injury, illness, death or property damage relating to or arising out of the Activities at issue.

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