Seoraksan National Park, Sokcho
Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Listed as a tentative World Heritage Site, Seoraksan National Park shelters rare animal and plant life on an area of 163.6 sq km (63.2 sq mi), popular among tourists and naturalists. Valued for its natural diversity, the park has registered about 1,010 species of plants and 1,560 species of animals. Black bears, Siberian flying squirrels, otters, and other animals roam the reserve, just make sure to follow all safety measures during encounters. Besides exploring the serene natural environment, you can also visit the Buddhist temples situated near the park. The mountainous area--covered in pine trees, oaks, and other deciduous trees--annually receives more than 1,000 millimeters of precipitation, so carry an umbrella just in case. Using our online itinerary creator, Sokcho attractions like Seoraksan National Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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If you plan to go to Seoraksan National Park, better if it's not a windy day. I went there twice, once i could go up to the top of the mountain using cable car but then the second time because the win... read more »
One of my greatest regrets about our recent trip to South Korea is that we were part of a tour group that ran through what was best about the country at high speed. The biggest casualty of this kind o... read more »
We went to Ulsanbawi. It is considered a separate attraction on trip advisor but it is within the park. If you are an avid hiker plan for 4 days of hiking. I believe there are about 7 different summit... read more »
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