TOUR - 5 : Bukak Skyway Morning Tour
RESERVATION
TOUR
TOUR-5
DURATION
09:00 ~ 12:30
DATE
Available Every day
PRICE

KRW 60,000 p/p (min. 2 person)

KRW 50,000 p/p (min. 5 person)

Child (age 4~10) : KRW 40,000 p/p

INCLUDED
Tour guide, Transportation, Admission fee
ITINERARY
Hotel - Bukak Skyway - Palgakjeong Observatory - Gilsangsa Temple - Suyeonsanbang (Korean Traditional Cafe) - Korean Ginseng Center - Drop ( Insadong / City Hall)
NOTE
** Fabulous tour; you can enjoy nice teatime and see the whole Seoul City through Bukak Skyway.
** Going Bukak Skyway might be cancelled if there were a heavy snow.
Information of Tourist Attraction
Bukak Skyway
Bukak skyway is a road which is built between Jahamun and Jeongneung along by Bukak mountain. The road is about 10km long. At the middle of the road there are Palgakjeong(observatory), parking lot, resting place; that makes you to see the whole seoul city. In winter, the road may not be able to enter because of heavy snow.
Gilsangsa Temple
Gilsangsa Temple is located in the Seongbuk-dong neighborhood of northern Seoul. The temple was built on the site of a fancy restaurant called Daewongak. The restaurant owner donated her property to the revered Buddhist monk Venerable Bupjeong (1932-2010), who turned the property into a temple that opened in 1997. Although Gilsangsa has a relatively short history, it is conveniently located in the heart of Seoul so it attracts many local and international visitors alike.
Suyeon Sanbang (Korean Traditional Cafe)
Suyeonsanbang, a traditional Korean tea house located in Seongbuk-dong, was originally the house where the late Korean author Lee Tae-Jun wrote many of his books. Now, his estate has opened Suyeonsanbang’s doors to the public in the form of a charming and peaceful tea house. Famous for its savory tea, beautiful nature, and rich history, Suyeonsanbang has been covered by a variety of foreign media outlets like NHK (Japan), BBC (UK), French TV channels, and numerous Japanese magazines. To take a break during the summer heat, visitors come to Suyeonsanbang to try their patbingsu (shaved ice with red beans), one of its summer specialties. So come relax and be inspired in this traditional Hanok tea house.
Ginseng Center
Ginseng was originated from Goryeo ginseng and the cultivation began at the age of King Gojong(1232) of Goryeo dynasty. Upon the breakout of Korean conflict the people of Gaeseong (the origin of ginseng) refuged to Ganghwado island and began to cultivate the ginseng on a full scale in 1953. Ginseng is sensitively influenced by the weather and the earth soil with a severe environmental difficulties and so Korea is considered the most appropriate land of the world and Ganghwado island is confirmed of the best cultivation land for a 6-year-root of ginseng.