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One of the most popular pastimes in Seoul is hiking and this stunning national park just outside the city is a local favorite. Aside from a variety of hiking trails for every skill level, you’ll also see lots of flora and fauna, temples and ancient...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 5 days ago

During my last visit to Seoul with my wife, we decided to hike Bukansan National Park. Getting to the park/mountain was super easy via metro/subway then one bus ride to the entrance of the park. Though the path is well marked, and signs are clear,...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Climbed up Baegundae Peak through the valley route. Takes about 3hours and the climb is no joke. The difficulty level gets higher the nearer you are to the peak. The view at the top is breathtaking. You can choose the same way back or take...More

5  Thank Addie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seoul may not market itself as a place for casual hiking which is a pity. Because within an hour from Seoul city, there is this gorgeous hiking trail that has an amazing view when you reach the peak. Great to spend a day out ouf...More

Thank ETAllan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Will probably return back to this park in another season other than Summer. It is really not for the faint of heart. We made our journey there by bus and it was so incredibly hot. We also saw other hikers who were pretty much geared...More

1  Thank Vinson P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The name of the park stands for "big mountain in the north". It has dozens of granite peaks and is great for hiking across the numerous valleys. Expect to spend at least half a day here.

Thank highimpactuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The stunning view from the top of Baegundae is indeed worth the long hike! The hike takes approx. 5 hours, from the very bottom to the top and back, including stop at the temple. Bring plenty of water and good shoes!

Thank MathiasR125
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check out the view to appreciate the entire city of Seoul & look into the hills to see military bases and equipment all around

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It took me around 2h 20m to reach the top inclusive of resting. Coming down is around the same duration as you got to move downwards slowly. Really nice view! I went on a Monday and was expecting a huge crowd since this is the...More

Thank yiwenfrsingapore
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I looked for an accurate time for the hike to baegundae peak and found conflicting reports. I am a steady but not serious walker and it took me 2.5 hours up and 1.5 hours down. The signs can be a big misleading as lots seem...More

Thank catcalledsybil
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Especially beautiful in the Autumn, though there are crowds, everyone is pleasant and it's a really nice way to enjoy the space a little outside Seoul. Just beware of American and Chinese tourists, they're the only rude ones and they will embarrass you by playing...More

3  Thank Brian S
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