Your tour begins with a pickup from Sokcho Express Bus Terminal (in front of the information center) at 9am. Head to your first destination, Seoraksan National Park.
Your English-speaking Driver will transfer your group to Seoraksan National Park at Mt Seorak. On arrival, he will recommend a well-maintained point of Mt Seorak. Mount Seorak is was designated as a Natural Monument preservation area
Since its dedication as the Korea’s ﬁrst Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, Seoraksan is a world-famous mountain that will leap every visitor’s heart. Gwongeumseong Fortress is built high at the entrance of Shinheungsa Temple and was established during reign of King Gojong of Koryo in order to counter invasion of Mongolians. For those who are not quite the hikers, you can take the cable car up the mountain as well (at own expense, depending on availability).
When you walk along the hiking trail, you can visit Sinheungsa.
Sinheungsa is an ancient temple with deep historical significance, and many tourists come because of its beautiful scenery.
On the path to Sinheungsa, there is a great bronze statue called Bronze Jwabul Statue, which is well over 10 meters high.
Enjoy lunch (at your own expense) at one of the many restaurants in National Park
After lunch, meet your driver then head to Nami Island, which takes approximately 2 hours by car. Nami Island is famous for being a shooting site of the hit Korean drama "Winter Sonata." It is also famous for the scenic tree lined roads that offer spectacular views of autumn foliage.
you will see many snowmen that never melted from the winter season. If you get hungry, there are a lot of small shops selling popular Korean snacks and restaurant.
After Nami Island, you will be dropped back off at Sokcho Express Bus Terminal (arrive around 7pm) or if you are heading to Seoul, you can choose to get dropped off at Gapyeong Station.