MSW - 3 : 1N2D Mt. Seorak & Ski Tour
RESERVATION
TOUR
MSW-3
DURATION
07:30 ~ 17:00
DATE
Available Every day
(End of Nov. ~ Mid. of Mar.)
PRICE

- Weekdays
KRW 350,000 p/p (3 ~ 4 person)
KRW 320,000 p/p (5 or more)
Child (age 4~10) : KRW 320,000 p/p
* In case of 2 person : KRW 470,000 p/p

 

- Weekend/ Holidays/ Peak-season

KRW 380,000 p/p (3 ~ 4 person)

KRW 350,000 p/p (5 or more)

Child (age 4~10) : KRW 330,000 p/p

* In case of 2 person : KRW 500,000 p/p

INCLUDED
Transportation, Guide (instructor), Admission fee, Accommodation, Breakfast (1), Lunch (1),
Basic ski lesson (about 1 hour), Ski gears (Ski/ Poles/ Boots) & gloves rental,
Ski lift pass (a half-day)
ITINERARY
1st day : Pick-up - to Mt.Seorak National Park - Gweongeumseong Fortress (by cable car) -
               Shinheungsa Temple - Lunch - Dongmyeong Port (fish market) -
               Yeonggeumjeong Pavilion - Light House Observatory - (Dinner) -
               Hotel check-in (Sokcho)
2nd day : Breakfast - to Yongpyeong Ski Resort - stop by ski shop - Enjoy skiing - stop by ski shop
                 - to Seoul - Hotel
NOTE
** This tour is group joined tour.
** Lunch - Available for Vegetarian, Muslim etc.
** Dinner - Excluded but the guide will inform you of restaurant.
** Deposit : 50% of total amount is required until at least 14 days prior.
     (for peak-season/ weekend/ holidays, at least 1 month prior)
** Balance : 50% of total amount can be made by cash or credit card on the 1st tour day.
** Cable car and Gweongeumseong Fortress might be cancelled due to the weather condition.
     (Replaced to go to the 'Heundeul-bawi' - Rocking Boulder)
** Please wear comfortable shoes (outdoor shoes).
** Tour schedule might be delayed due to the traffic / weather conditions.
** You can rent optional items at the ski shop on the tour day
** Optional items (additional fee)
    - Ski suit rental : KRW 20,000 per set
    - Ski goggles rental : KRW 10,000 per piece
    - Snowboard gears (Deck/ Binding/ Boots) rental : KRW 30,000
    - Snowboard lesson : KRW 40,000 per person per hour (more than 2 person)
    - Ski lift ticket (half-day) : KRW 60,000 per person
    - Sightseeing Gondola ticket : KRW 14,000 per person
** Peak-season : 16th Dec. ~ 8th Jan.
Information of Tourist Attraction
Mt. Seorak National Park
Referred to as Seolsan and Seolbongsan, the mountain was named Seorak because the snow would not melt for a long time keeping the rocks in a permanent state of white. In November 1965, the Seorak Mountain district was designated as a Natural Monument preservation area. Afterwards in December 1973, it was designated as a park preservation area, and in August 1982, as a Biosphere Preservation District by UNESCO.
Gweongeumseong Fortress
Gwongeumseong is the site of a castle ruins called Mt. Seoraksan, and it is also known as Mt. Onggeumsan Castle, or Toto Castle. It is located on the steep Dol Mountain of Mt. Seoraksan Sogongwon area. It is believed to have been built by the 23rd King of the Goryeo Period (918~1392), Gojong (1213~1259 reign). It is also called Gwon-Kim Castle, as there is a legend that two generals named Gwon and Kim built the castle to avoid war.
Shinheung Temple
Shinheungsa is a short 10min walk away from the entrance to Sogongwon. In fact, many visit because of its close proximity to Sogongwon. Sinheungsa is a temple which used to be called Hyangseongsa, built by Jajangyulsa (590~658), who traveled to famous mountains all over the nation, in Queen Jindeok's (?~654) 6th year of reign. It was destroyed and rebuilt many times since.
Dongmyeong Port and Fish Market
Located on the northern of Sokcho are the many raw fish restaurants and dried fish shops of Dongmyeong Port. This bustling port has become one of the most popular tourist spots for those in search of the freshest raw fish restaurants. At Dongmyeong Port it is said that the Seorak Mountains and the East Sea are gifts from nature. The port is filled with raw fish restaurants and a live fish market containing eel, flatfish, flounder, yellowtail, and plethora of other high-end seafood. For raw fish lovers that are in the Sokcho area, Dongmyeong Port is the place to be. Also there is breakwater which is 1Km distance from port to the lighthouse, where is good to take a walk and enjoy the view. From Dongmyeong Port, the Dongchun Cruise is sailing to Hunchun (China) via Zarubino (Russia) as Mt. Baekdu route since 28th April 2000.
Yeonggeumjeong Pavilion
Located at the entrance of Dongmyeong Port, Yeonggeumjeong Pavilion is often visited by citizens of Sokcho as it has great view and close from the city. Actually, you cannot find pavilion at Yeonggeumjeong Pavilion since it is a stone mountain. It received its name from the mysterious and beautiful sound that is made as waves hit the rock, which it is similar to Korean lute, Geomungo. At the end of the 50m-long bridge built over a rocky peninsula is a Sunrise Pavilion offering a view of the East Sea and you can enjoy surrounding sceneries and wave sounds
Light House Observatory
The Sokcho Lighthouse Observatory provides fantastic views of the nearby Mt.Seorak, East Sea and Sokcho area. The most breathtaking views are the ocean vistas. The white lighthouse has a romantic atmosphere to it. Inside the lighthouse, binoculars are available to view distant points of interest. This area is also famous for its sunrises.
Yongpyeong Ski Resort
The Yongpyeong Resort is located at a very inhabitable range of 700 meters above sea level. Yongpyeong Resort is found at the eastern edge of Asia, about 200km from Seoul with an annual snowfall average of 250cm.
The surrounding area possesses a beautiful environment, which allows for the enjoyment of a wide array of winter sports including skiing from mid-November to early April.
Not only that, but the resort’s enormous seventeen million square meters complex includes a 45-hole golf course, gondolas, swimming pool, and other facilities. This all-season recreational complex allows visitors to escape from daily life and relax.
Yongpyeong Resort has an impressive twenty-eight ski slopes, including the popular Rainbow Slopes, and offers excellent facilities for skiers. The park’s fifteen ski-lifts include a 3.7km cable-car and the resort's ‘Dragon Plaza’is the largest ski complex in Asia, offering a variety of services for skiers and boarders.
The Yongpyeong Resort was born in 1975 as the first ever modern facility of its kind in South Korea. It is known as "Korea's Ski Mecca" with a growing reputation as an internationally-renowned resort.