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Private Seoraksan National Park Day Tour from Sokcho
"When the granite rocks of Seorak are seen from a long distance it reminds people of snow which is why it's called “Seorak (Snow Rock).”Seoraksan offers a different atmosphere for every season. You will see green scenery during spring; thick forests in the summer; burning red maple trees in autumn; and pure beauty of whi Yangyang area Hotel in the morning. Your guide transfers your small group to Seoraksan National Park at Mt. Seorak. On arrival your guide recommends a well-maintained Point of Mt. Seorak. Gwongeumseong Fortress that is built high at the entrance of Shinheungsa Temple was established during reign of King Gojong of Koryo in order to counter invasion of Mongolians.  you can take the cable car up the mountain as well (cable car depends on availability; own expense). Sinheungsa sometimes spelled Shinheungsa
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Seoraksan National Park Day Trip from Seoul
"In the morning you’re picked up from your hotel and transferred to a shuttle bus stop in downtown Seoul. A guide accompanies your small group aboard the coach for the 3.5-hour drive to Hanwha Resort located in the picturesque region of Mt Seorak. From here a local taxi service awaits to take you to your destination on the mountain.Mt Seorak located in Seoraksan National Park is considered Korea’s most beloved mountain. Stunning in any season the thick forests showcase multicolored maple leaves in autumn
From $140.00
 
Water Park Day Tour at Ocean World in Vivaldi Park
"Daemyung Vivaldi Park is very famous for its water theme park known as Ocean World. Because of its reasonable price and the distance to Seoul both Korean locals and foreign travelers come to visit this wonderful park.In the morning the group will depart by bus from either the bus stop in Hongdae or Myeongdong or Samsung (COEX) in Seoul and head to Ocean World.Upon arriving at Ocean World at around 9:45am there is a variety of swim activities that you can choose from:Indoor Zone offers various facilities for both young and old including a Wave Pool a River Pool Slides Bathing Pool
From $37.00

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Map of Sorak

Map of Mount Sorak National Park are located in Strategic Areas and are written in Korean and English but I would suggest that you can just get free brochures with the maps included at the ticket...
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Try their Bean Curd (Sundubu)

Unlike most bean curd in asia, here in Sockcho city, they like it uncurdled. It taste different from the curdled ones and is sort of bland but you must taste it since it is a specialty here! cost is...
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People Watching in the Outdoor

When we were in Mt. Sorak, we have plenty of opportunities and time to observe the many local Korean tourists. We observed the following observations (just opinions) - confirmed by some foreigners who...
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Best time to Mt. Sorak - Autumn?

We were there in autumn, the changing color of the foliage added an incredible amount of beauty to Mt. Sorak. I have not been there during other seasons but would recommend autumn as a great time to...
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Leave a message, traditional style

If you want to leave a message at Mt Sorak National Park, you can do it traditionally by writing them onto black tiles as shown in this photograph. The place to do this is just next to the giant...
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Autumn colours

Mt Sorak National Park is known for its famous autumn colours and the best time to experience it is from mid October to early November. However, you must be prepared for the huge crowd during this...
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Giant Buddha statue

The giant buddha statue at the park entrance is not to be missed if you are at Mount Seoraksan National Park. Apparently, this buddha statue is very famous in South Korea and many Buddhists actually...
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Dancing clouds

One of the most fantastic experience was seeing the clouds blown by the strong wind, creating a beautiful effect of dancing clouds. This phenomenon lasted for a few hours & I was lucky to be able to...
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Try the Fried Mackarel

This is a Specialty of Sokcho City so I would Recommend that you Try It. Is costs 12,000 won an Order (with rice and lots of kimchi) and is available everywhere!
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Gwongeumseong Cable Car Station

Tel] 033 - 636 - 7362[Fares (round-trip)]- Adults: 5,000won (Middle Schooler and over)- Children: 3,000won (4yr. ~ Elementary (13yr.) 3 and below, free)
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Fungus

Because of the moist and cooling enviroment of the forest, you can see fungus growing on trees and rotten wood on the ground.
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Flowers of all shapes & sizes

One of the good memories of the trip are the beautiful flowers, thanks to the cool and humid weather of the mountains.
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View of the mountains

If you take the cable car or go for one of the many treks in the park, there are many chances for you to view the mountains and the beautiful landscape from up there.
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Looking out over the park

Soraksan National Park is a beautiful place and we had a lovely weekend exploring the park back in 2001.We're going back this weekend so hopefully have some more pics and tips soon.
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bpacker

"Of Mountain Ranges and Hot Springs"
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amipia21

"WELCOME ! MT,SEORAK NATIONAL PARK"
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SLLiew

"Sorak-san"
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victorwkf

"Mount Seoraksan (Soraksan) National Park & Sokcho"
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K1W1

"A 'must do' if visiting South Korea"
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