Hike Mountain Trails & Bamboo Forests then eat Great Food
Not only is Korea rich in history and culture but it’s also an exciting adventure travel destination. Fill your Korea trip with hiking excursions in the region’s jagged mountains, a visit to Jeju Island and other active adventures.
Take your Korea vacation to new heights by hiking in the Bukhan-san National Park where you can get a stunning view of nearby Seoul and find over 100 Buddhist temples. For those seeking the ultimate in active adventures, consider the Jiri-san National Park, which is Korea’s first and largest national park, and is also home to Cheonwang-bong, the highest summit on South Korea’s mainland at 6,283 feet. With multiple peaks to explore, including Banyabong and Nogodan, you can spend several days of your adventure trip hiking these mountains.
Visit Korea to discover other popular spots for adventure vacations, such as Jeju Island and the snow-covered peaks of Pyeongchang, home of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Places to visit on Jeju include Seongsan Ilchulbong, an impressive 1,968 foot wide crater formed by volcanic eruptions on the edge of a cliff overlooking the water, and Hallasan, an extinct volcano that is the highest peak n South Korea at 6,398 feet.
Korean holidays are also perfect for learning about the area’s cultural history. Visit the Jeonju Hanok Village to view over 800 traditional Korean houses or stop by the Korean Folk Village to see artifacts from the late Joseon period, which spanned five centuries and ended in 1897. Take a break from your active adventures and visit enjoy a cup of tea at Slow City Hodong.
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