Seoraksan National Park, Sokcho

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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 world travel planner, Sokcho attractions like Seoraksan National Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Based on the forecast that October 18, 2018 is the peak of autumn in Seoraksan. And we were there October 17, 2018 along one of the group tour. While there be sure to check the weather forecast in advance. When we get there fit the weather forecast that it will rain and turned out to be true. We stopped at a store and berramai-many buy raincoats/umbrellas. Towards the entrance of the long vehicle queues, Seoraksan so our bus stop and lose us around the hotel and we walked 5 minutes to get to the entrance of Seoraksan. This is to save time. In the area of Seoraksan there are Buddha statues and temples. As well as the river rocks and the bridge. Leaf-leaves are colorful, and the leaves are green. So not all red. Once satisfied the circumference and the photos, can take a break for lunch. Restaurant area not far from the entrance. When want to go home, be sure to to the toilet in the Seoraksan area. If it passes through the gate would be hard to find a toilet. So be sure to read the weather application so that wearing the right clothes. Because the mountain is Seoraksan so cooler air from Seoul.
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  • Best to go here in Autumn during the color transition of the trees/leaves. Uphill climb thus wear comfortable clothes. The mountain scenery is so beautiful. You can enjoy the stillness of nature and c...  more »
  • We spent one day in the Park. Boarded the cable car on one of the peaks along the trail and came to the temple with shuttle. On that day and ran out. Really need 2-3 day Park. After climbing through the mountains want to eat pizza-so the Koreans managed to pour it in sugar syrup. ))) Stayed in Sokcho, and it's exactly better than right at the Park. Many cafes, you can take a walk by the sea.
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