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How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong

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Mount Sorak! Looking for how to go to Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park from Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong?

The Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park is also referred to as Seolsan and Seolbongsan, the mountain was named Seorak ('Seol' meaning 'snow' and 'Ak' meaning 'big mountain') due to the snow wouldn't melt for a very long period time retaining the rocks in a lasting state of whiteness.

Seoraksan is the 3rd highest mountain in South Korea and the highest mountain in the eastern of South Korea, Gangwon Province.

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Mount Sorak Admission

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul
Mount Sorak Map
You can either take the metro train to Gangbyeon Station in Seoul, which is on Line 2, green line. Exit is at exit no. 4 at Gangbyeon Station. Walk across the road to the bus terminal and buy a bus ticket to Sokcho. The travel time including stops was 3 hours. There are more than 40 departures per day to Sokcho between about 6am and 11pm.

Alight the bus at its final destination, the Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal. Walk out of the Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal and turn right. About 50-100m away is a local bus stop, wait there for bus 7 or 7-1. The buses are supposed to arrive roughly half hourly.

Or you can take the Seoul Express Bus from the Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Sokcho City, which will land you the same way of taking the Bus 7 or 7-1.

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Nami Island

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Nami Island
Bear of Mount Sorak
After taking the ferry back from Nami Island, take a bus or taxi to Gapyeong Station, which travel about 10 minutes ride. Followed by bus or take the train to Namchuncheon train station go to the exit that indicate "to Chuncheon Bus Terminal" to Chuncheon. After which take the express bus to Sokcho (bus times 07:30, 09:00, 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 14:50, 16:00, 17:20, 18:30, last train at 20:00).

When you reached Sokcho, take the bus no. 7 or 7-1 or taxi to Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park.

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Myeongdong

How To Go To Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park From Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong
Mount Sorak Temple
Go to the Dong-Seoul Bus terminal located near to Gangbyeon subway station, line 2, Green. Then take a bus bound for Sokcho. The travelling time is about 3 hours plus to reach Sokcho.

Then around the Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal, take bus 7 or 7-1, located about 2-3 metres away from the terminal. It will bring you to Seoraksan, which takes approximately 30 minutes.

There is a tourist info center outside the Sokcho bus terminal. Check with them if you need more help.

Lastly, the best way recommended to view Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) attractions if you only have a enough time, is by taking the Seorak Cable Car. The cable car goes up at a relatively high speed. Nevertheless, safety is checked and the scenery can be best enjoyed with the guided tour in the cable car.

Hope you enjoy this post on how to go to Mount Sorak (Seoraksan) National Park from Seoul, Nami Island & Myeongdong.

Reference:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seoraksan
http://wikitravel.org/en/Seoraksan_National_Park