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Frank Yi - Private Guide in Pusan

 Member Since 2012 

Korea’s BEST 5 Fall Foliage Sites and surrounding cities tour. 1-40 pax.

Private tour in Pusan, Gyeongju, Andong, Jeongseon, Sokcho, Seoul, Jeongeup, Suncheon, Pusan

Tour Price : $330-660 Duration : 1-3 days Languages: English, Chinese, Russia , Japanese. Discount: Large Group

1. Tours Introduction :

Korea’s BEST 5 Fall Foliage Sites

Cooling temperatures followed by the changing leaves from the vibrant greens of summer to a rich palette of red, orange, and yellow signal the arrival of autumn. Although numerous areas across Korea offer brilliant displays of fall foliage, the mountains are still considered a quintessential destination.

This year, the leaves are expected to change color around mid-October at Seoraksan Mountain and spread south across Korea's central and southern parts. Fall foliage generally reaches its peak two weeks from the time the leaves begin to change, meaning this year’s peak foliage is expected to reach the central region around late October, and the southern region in early November. This is when you can hit the road with friends, family, or loved ones to revel in the splendor of the changing seasons.

1. Mt. Seoraksan Inje-county

When it comes to autumn destinations, the first mountain that comes to mind for most is Seoraksan Mountain. A feast for the eyes throughout the year, rich colors make Seoraksan the main attraction in autumn. The most popular route to see the view of the East Sea, Sokcho, and Daecheongbong Peak is the Ulsanbawi Rock Course, whereas the best places to enjoy the leaves are at Cheonbuldong Valley, Osaek Mineral Spring, Osaek Jujeongol, and Baekdam Valley.

2. Mt. Odaesan in Pyeongchang county

Odaesan Mountain’s vibrant fall foliage puts it on the map as an autumn destination. A popular vacation site year-round, it is especially attractive during peak foliage season around mid-October, when many visitors go to see the change in leaves. Seonjae-gil Course that starts at Woljeongsa Temple is a popular trail with mostly flat walking paths and beautiful fall foliage along the stream.

3. Mt. Juwangsan Cheongsong county

 Juwangsan National Park is characterized by rocky peaks, deep valleys, and elegant waterfalls. Among the many hiking trails, Juwanggyegok Valley Course is one of the easier courses that offers a beautiful fall foliage view and takes about two hours to complete. At dawn, the scenery of thick fog blanketing Jusanji Reservoir near Juwangsan Mountain, combined with the reflection of trees in the water, attracts visitors, especially photographers, to the mountain every year.

4. Mt. Jirisan in Hadong, Gurye, Hamyang, Namwon, Sunchang, Damyang,- cities and counties.

Jirisan Mountain is loved among Koreans for its beautiful charm. During peak foliage season in late October, the slopes ablaze with brilliant colors. The areas around Ssanggyesa Temple, Piagol Valley, and Baemsagol Valley, in particular, are outstanding at this time. Jirisan extends across three provinces (Jeollanam-do, Jeollabuk-do, Gyeongsangnam-do), and many visitors choose to go on overnight hiking trips to fully appreciate the mountain. For those looking for a good hiking course, Hwaeom Valley Trail is the representative trail of Jeollanam-do.

5. Mt. Naejangsan Jeongeup, Jangseong, Gwangju ( Mt. Mudeungsan ) cities.

Naejangsan National Park boasts a high volume of visitors in late October, as to be expected from a top foliage destination. During autumn, the most remarkable feature of this mountain is the tunnel of multicolored maple trees that begins at the ticket office. The maple trees that make up this tunnel stretch for approximately 800 meters planted at 5-meter intervals, making photos taken here appear perfectly composed.

* Autumn Season start from Northern - Southern location in Korea

* North Location start approx. Sept.30 -Oct 25, Southern location start approx. Oct 10 - Nov. 05 in South Korea

* Explore Korea's maple tour with neighboring cities deeply without any hassle.

2. Tours Highlights:

- Recommend of itinerary -

* Start point: Busan or Travelers require

 Mt. Seoraksan

Day 1 Mt. Seoraksan maple + Sokcho city

Mt. Seoraksan cable or Hiking Ulsanbawi Rock- Sinheungsa temple- Jungang market - Abai village - Gimyeongae Halmeoni Sundubu village-Dongmyeonghang- Sokcho- check-in Hotel

Day 2 Sokcho, Gangneung tour 

Dongmyeonghang- Coastal road Naksansa temple- Hajodae- Chodang Tofu Village village- Anmok cafe's street -Gyeongpodae- Ojukheon - Seongyojang house(Traditional House )- check- Hotel Gangneung

Mt. Odaesan + Jeonseon county

Day 1 Mt. Odaesan Maple + Pyeongchang 

Samyang Ranch - Mt. Odaesan- Woljeongsa Temple- Pyeongchang- Jeongseon Casino- check-in Jeonseon 

Mt. Juwangsan Cheongsong 

Day2 Manhangjae Hill Road- Jeongseon- Taebaek- Bonghwa- Yeongju- Mt. Juwangsan Buseoksa Temple-Danyang check-in 

Mt. Jirisan tour

Day 1 Mt. Jirisan National park

I will meet and pick you up in front of the exit gate with your name picker or phone approx 08. 00 and we will drive to Baemsagol valley (Mt. Jirisan) arrive approx. 12. 00

Gapyeong Hanok village (Hamyang) - Sanglim park - Jihanjae - Odojae - Jirisan Gate - Jirisan observatory park - Baemsagol valley maple road round trip 80min. ( Bansung-yoryongdae 2 km ) - Driving Seongsamje - Gukseong - Nearby Damyang Lake, Mt. Nejangsan check- in

Day 2 Mt. Nejangsan National park

Nejangsa temple and cable car- Damyang lake - Gwanbangjerim - Soswaewon -Juknokwon - Metasequoia Road-Sunchang "Gochujang" village - Namwon- Gure check-in

Day 3 Gurye, Hadong itinerary

Gurye Hwaeomsa Temple - Hwagae Street Market - Maeam Green tea filed - Ssanggyesa Temple- Hwagae Street Market- Choi Champan House of Pyeongsa-ri - Agyang Village- Cheonghakdong Village - Samseonggung - Return to Busan

 * Drop-off: Busan or Travelers request

* I will recommend you different maple places depending on your tour start date from the North to the south regions

3. Tours Inclusions:

- Transportation + Gas +Parking + Toll fees

- Driver + Guide (English speaking) or Driving guide

4. Tours Exclusions:

- Meals and entrance fees payable at the spot 

- Driver + Guide ( Meals + Accommodation fees )

- private tour transportation fare: depending on vehicle size 

5. Private tour Vehicles Capacity -

* 4 seat Sedan: 1- 3 pax 

* 9 seat Family Car: 1- 7 pax with luggage: max. 6 pax.

* 11 seats Custom Van: 1- 9 pax with luggage: max. 7-8 pax.

* 25 seats Mini Bus : 1- 20 pax with  luggage: max 10- 15 pax

* 25 seats middle size Mini Bus: 1- 22 pax with luggage: max 15-20 pax

* 45 seats coach Bus : 1- 40 pax with luggage: max 40 pax.

 

 

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: $330-660
Duration: 1-3 days
Group Size: 1-40 tourists
Languages: English, Chinese, Russia , Japanese.
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :YES
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :YES
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES
This Tour is Kid Friendly :YES