Hailed as the capital's only natural reserve, Bukhansan National Park shelters a rich biodiversity tucked away amid three granite mountain peaks--Baegunbong, Mangyeongbong, and Insubong. Also known as the Triangle Mountain, the national park boasts more than 1,300 species of animal and plant life, as well as an abundance of cultural and historical sites. As you explore the valleys and ridges, you'll come across many Buddhist temples and hermitages scattered all over the gentle slopes. Each season brings something visually unique to the park, so bring your camera and hiking shoes to experience those moments. Always carry extra water with you, and check the weather conditions in order to dress yourself properly for exploration. Put Bukhansan National Park and other Seoul attractions into our Seoul trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
Tours to Bukhansan National Park
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Private Hike at Bukhansan Mountain Including Lunch and Korean Sauna Experience BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $199
Duration: 8 hours
Bukhansan National Park Reviews
여기서 하이킹하는 것은 매우 재미있었습니다. 경치가 정말 멋져요! 나는 이 경험을 추천하고 싶어요. 물을 마시는 것을 기억하세요! more »Hiking here was very fun. The view is amazing! I would recommend this experience. Remember to drink water!
La promenade le long du mur est superbe et physique. Attention c’est gratuit et les photos sont interdites à beaucoup d’endroits. Vous avez une carte pour entrer et il faut scanner à la sortie de nouv... more »The walk along the wall is superb and physical. Beware it's free and photos are forbidden in many places. You have a card to enter and you have to scan at the exit again.
Beautiful park shockingly close to downtown Seoul. Hiking ranges from gentle to fairly extreme with ropes and cables provided to pull yourself up and make descent manageable. The views are surprisingly beautiful for a park so close to the city. We saw only 6 or so people on a 3 hr hike once we left the lower, less steep part of the trail. There are walls, temples and pavilions scattered throughout the park and the ones we visited were beautifully decorated and in good repair. Wear good hiking shoes and bring plenty of water, this is a "real" hike.
Koreans like to hike. They spend their weekend exploring different routes. Come prepared. As some of the routes can be very challenging and will take more than 6 hours to complete. Start your hike earlier and pick the route from the starting point.
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