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Bukhansan National Park Tours

Bukhansan National Park
Bukhansan National Park is an urban oasis within the boundaries of Seoul. The park covers nearly 50 square miles (129 square kilometers) and contains hiking trails, sweeping mountaintop views, and streams rushing between gorges and granite peaks. Bukhansanseong Fortress and many Buddhist temples are also set here.

The Basics
Bukhansan National Park is a haven for hikers, climbers, and anyone looking to escape the bustle of South Korea’s capital city. Explore the park’s many hiking trails, climb Baegundae (Bukhansan’s highest peak), or visit the centuries-old Bukhansanseong Fortress. 

Tours of Bukhansan National Park typically leave from Seoul and include a guided hike of Mt. Bukhan, plus a relaxing visit to a Korean-style spa or sauna (jjimjilbang). It’s also possible to visit the park on a contemporary art tour of Seoul, which usually includes a drive up Bukhansan Mountain to Gana Art Gallery.
 
Things to Know Before You Go
  • Bukhansan National Park is a must-see for nature lovers. 
  • Bring sun protection, plenty of water, and shoes suitable for hiking; much of the park is unsuitable for wheelchairs.
  • The granite mountains can be slippery when wet; be careful if it has rained recently. 
  • Fans of rock climbing should check out Insubong peak, which has climbing routes for various skill levels.
 
How to Get There
Bukhansan National Park is located in northern Seoul and is easily accessible via public transportation. Take Seoul Subway Line 1 to Dobongsan Station right at the park.
 
When to Get There
The park is open year-round but is especially beautiful in fall when the plentiful maple trees’ leaves turn shades of gold and red. Opt for a weekday visit to avoid crowds. 
 
Trails in Bukhansan National Park
The park’s most popular hiking routes include the trail to the 2,746-foot (837-meter) Baegundae peak, the Insu-bong trail, the Mt. Bukhan hike, and the 43-mile (70-kilometer) Dulle Gil Trail, which connects forested paths along foothills and local villages and contains 21 sections.
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Bukhansan

National parks are very rarely within a city, and yet Bukhansan Mountain was designated as the 15th national park of Korea in 1983. Bukhansan National Park boasts of many gorges and granite peaks with crystal clear streams flowing between them. Key sights along the trek are Doseonsa Temple and Baegundae (highest peak). The course to the summit can be challenging and can take between 4-6 hours subject to individual pace.  Highlights • Whole day trekking in Bukhansan National Park with an experienced mountain expert. Extended or shorten trekking possible • Trek past the granite peaks of Bukhansan Mountain to a mountain stream, ridges and Doseonsa Buddhist temple  • Summit at Baegundae peak • Delicious Korean lunch-box • Option to enjoy the sauna and have a Korean-style body or foot massage • No shopping
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
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Bukhansan National Park, DMZ Spy Invasion Route Hiking -Intermediate Small Group

You can enjoy hiking along North Korean spy invasion route in 1968 and it's remain.There is Palgakjung Pavilion at the peak of Bukhansan Mountain, which is one of the most admired place to see the night view of Seoul city downtown.After that, we walk up to Hogyeongam pavilion. The course is called the Kim Shin Jo Route, which is named after Kim Shin Jo, the only surrender out of the 31 North Korean Spy Commandos. The bullet marks are found around rocks and pine trees which were remains of the battle between the North Korean Special Forces and South Korean forces. You can see the beautiful scenery of Seoul from the top of Hogyeongam rock. Hiking from Palakjeong to Hogyeongam is about 1 hour one way. And then we drive you to another point of the mountain to experience hiking and trekking. we drive you to one of the traditional market to enjoy a market food.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Bukhansan National Park, DMZ Spy Invasion Route Hiking - Beginner Small Group

You can enjoy hiking along North Korean spy invasion route in 1968 and it's remain.There is Palgakjung Pavilion at the peak of Bukhansan Mountain, which is one of the most admired place to see the night view of Seoul city downtown.After that, we walk up to Hogyeongam pavilion. The course is called the Kim Shin Jo Route, which is named after Kim Shin Jo, the only surrender out of the 31 North Korean Spy Commandos. The bullet marks are found around rocks and pine trees which were remains of the battle between the North Korean Special Forces and South Korean forces. You can see the beautiful scenery of Seoul from the top of Hogyeongam rock. Hiking from Palgakjeong to Hogyeongam is about 1 hour one way. And then we drive you further to Changyemoon Palace Gate. You can picture the beautiful castle wall and whole national park from Yoon Dong-joo Memorial Hall, famous poet in Korea.we drive you to one of the traditional market to enjoy a market food.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Hiking to Bukhansan Peak with Mountain Expert

It’s a rare yet remarkable feat when you can explore a national park without even leaving the city you’re staying in. Escape Seoul for the day without having to spend hours traveling on a private hiking tour of Bukhansan National Park, designed with mountain climbing enthusiasts in mind. An expert mountain guide ensures your safety and confidence throughout the tour and tailors the route according to your fitness level and personal preference.
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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Bukhansan Hiking and Korean Sauna Tour with Korean Chicken Soup

Would you like to do another easy hike and have this amazing view of downtown Seoul? Or do you want to go on an adventure for one day? Then, hiking in Bukansan National Park is a perfect plan for a day trip. You can easily access the marvel of nature at Bukhansan National Park. This tour includes 2 or 3 hours hiking in Mt. Bukhansan. Your guide will take you to routes on Mt. Bukhansan depending on your group's climbing skills. You will have lunch "Korean ginseng chicken soup". You will see fantastic soup simmering in variety of base such as abalone, perilla seeds, black garlic, etc. Lastly, go to Jjimjilbang! chill out your body at Korean style spa called jjimjilbang.You will get a Korean body scrub service named Seshin. ddemiri or scrubbing skin(including the tour). After the scrubbing, meet your guide in public saunas and together try many different kinds of saunas such as mud sauna, ice sauna, pinetree sauna, oak sauna, salt sauna and so on. You will definitely like it!
  • Duration: 1 day
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Mt Bukhan Hike with Korean Style Spa

Enjoy a day of hiking and nature on Seoul’s highest mountain followed by a rejuvenating spa treatment at a traditional Korean spa. Depending on your group’s skill level, your guide leads you on a vigorous hike on Mt. Bukhan, where you walk by crystal-clear streams and granite peaks. Have lunch after your exhilarating trek, then soak away any sore muscles at the  'jjimjilbang' — an authentic Korean spa. A hot bath is followed by a full-body scrub, oil massage, face mask and shampoo by an expert practitioner.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Private Hike at Bukhansan Mountain Including Lunch and Korean Sauna Experience

Break away from the bustling capital and take your private party on a guided hiking tour in Bukhansan National Park, a popular destination among Seoul’s city dwellers. You’re rewarded with city views from the summit of Bukhan Mountain, followed by a traditional lunch and time to relax at a Korean spa.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Outdoors in Seoul

So strikingly beautiful are the mountains surrounding Seoul that they were once revered as objects of sacred, religious significance. Immerse yourself in their beauty for yourself as you hike one of the many trails which the city is lucky enough to have on its doorstep with a like-minded Host by your side! Decide which of Seoul’s many trails you’d like to hike and discover Buddhist temples ad uncover hundreds of species of flora and fauna, lush forests and untouched wilderness along the way. With varying degrees of difficulty, there will be a hiking trail to suit you! We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, interests and any requirements so we can assign a like-minded Host who can create a bespoke experience for you. Whether you’d prefer a trail which is challenging but will reward you with incredible views of Seoul or you’d rather a gentle climb through beautiful mountain valleys, your Host will recommend the perfect hike for you.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Hiking to Bukhansan & Korean Style Spa

Over view  Bukhansan Mountain is the national park located closest to Seoul and is considered the most frequently visited mountain in Korea. Key sights along the trek are Bugak Skyway Octagonal Pavilion Observatory, Seunggasa Temple and ‘Rock of North Korean Spies’. Classified as an easy course, Gugidong is suitable for beginners. Trekking time is between 2 – 4 hours subject to individual pace. Highlights • Half day trekking in Bukhansan National Park with an experienced mountain expert. Extended or shorten trekking possible • Trek past the granite peaks of Mt Bukhan to a mountain stream and Seunggasa Temple • Pass the notorious rock where North Korean spies were ambushed during the 1968, Jan 21st raid • Savour a delicious, traditional Korean lunch • Korean-style Spa or foot massage
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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Contemporary Art Tour in Seoul

Explore the best of contemporary art in Seoul on a half-day tour to two cutting-edge Korean museums and galleries. Learn about Korean artists and the modern art scene as you visit the Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art and the Gana Art Gallery with your expert guide. See exhibits of both contemporary and traditional artworks by local and international artists, and hear about the architecture of the sites, which were designed by top architects.
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15 Day South Korea Classic Tour

Do you want to see entire Korea? Stressful to arrange the itineraries? Confusing where is where? Our agency have arranged perfect time schedule for 2 weeks. We provide professional, friendly tour guide and clean car. No compulsory shopping! Take your time within private tour. Tour guide will also recommend good local restaurants. After the tour, you will get the photos via drop box or google drive We make quality tour program with reasonable price for you!
  • Duration: 15 days
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Vacation Photographer in Bukhansan

Localgrapher is the largest network of professional photographers and videographers with more than 600 destinations around the globe! Book your private photographer and guide in Bukhansan to capture your picture-perfect moments while visiting amazing sites!SOLO TRAVELERSFancy an insta-perfect photoshoot from your Bukhansan vacation? Localgrapher has years of experience with fashion and solo travel photography! Make your memories last a lifetime and share them on social media or display them in your home to receive an avalanche of compliments. COUPLESIf you are about to propose to your loved one, honeymooning or just exploring what Bukhansan has to offer, put the selfie stick aside and let Localgrapher’s superb photographers take care of the photos for you both.FAMILIES & GROUPSA family trip, wedding, bachelorette party or grand get-together? Forget missing someone from pictures, we’ll capture them all!
  • Duration: 30 minutes
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Bukhansan Hiking with Expert and Dinner with Korean food(incl. Lunch and Dinner)

Bukhansan is the 15th National Park and is the best playing ground for hiking in all seasons. In spring, the leaves of a light green awaits you and blooms all kinds of flowers, and in summer, thick forests cover numerous valleys and clear valley water flows. And the fall is the best season to enjoy autumn colors of red and yellow. In winter, you can enjoy hiking while watching beautiful winter mountains with a sound of stepping on snow.From trailhead, you will hike through the beautiful valley where clear water flows. We will visit a Buddhist temple with a thousand year of history on the mountain ridge. We will continue to hike to Baegundae(836m), the summit of Bukhansan, and you will enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of Bukhansan and Seoul at Baegundae. During hiking, delicious Korean hiking lunch, snack and seasonal fruits are serviced by hiking guide. After hiking, we will celebrate our hiking with Korean food and rice wine(Makgeolli). Hotel pick-up and Drop-Off to be supplied.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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10 Days Tour of South Korea with Jeju Island

Do you want to see highlights in Korea? Stressful to arrange the itineraries? Confusing where is where? Our agency have arranged perfect time schedule for 10 days. We provide professional, friendly tour guide and clean car. No compulsory shopping! Take your time within private tour. Tour guide will also recommend good local restaurants. After the tour, you will get the photos via drop box or google drive We make quality tour program with reasonable price for you!
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Duration: 10 days
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