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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  • We visited the park while there was a lot of snow around and in fact it snowed lightly during our visit. It is such a tranquil setting and a joy to walk around.  more »
  • If you just have one day = Ulsanbawi hike. Recommend getting on trail before 0900 for smaller crowd to/on the top. Bringing 2 bottles of auga and a sack of snack should make it comfortable. Have a cha...  more »
  • Perfect and great mountain view at Mount Seorak. You can take a cable car direct to the top of the mountain or use a jungle trail to reach the top with different mountain view..  more »
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