3 days in Sokcho & Gangneung Itinerary

3 days in Sokcho & Gangneung Itinerary

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3 days in Sokcho & Gangneung Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Sokcho
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Gangneung
— 1 night
train:  2​h
End: Seoul

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Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naksansa Temple, then get outside with Ulsanbawi Rock, and then hunt for treasures at Sokcho Jungang Market.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sokcho online attractions planner .

Seoul to Sokcho is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Gangneung.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Naksansa Temple
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple

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Gangneung

Gangneung ©
A large coastal city, Gangneung has been historically separated from much of the country because of the long, stretching mountain range that runs parallel to the sea.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Gyeongpo Beach, then get outside with Jeongdongjin Beach, and then examine the collection at Ojukheon.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gangneung vacation app .

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Gangneung takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Gangneung

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Gyeongpo Beach ©
Gyeongpo Beach
Jeongdongjin Beach ©
Jeongdongjin Beach
Ojukheon ©
Ojukheon

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