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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
Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

I followed the course from entrance of Bukhansanseong to the peak, Baegindae. It was a little windy and snowing. Had to wait the queue to the top even in Thursday. Great scenery and it's worthwhile to sweat to the top. Came down to the way...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank JustinS4154
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Korean people climb mountains that is just what they do and it is a good thing they do because they make sure that these trails are well maintained and full of nice little extras like rope climbing up the side of a rockface. Which for...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Poe W
Reviewed 11 March 2014

this mountain was good in its vicinity within the city, it was little inconvenient in that it had no food stall inbetween the halfway through mountain climbing like water or simple food, like Gimbap or ice-cream especially in summer.

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank Tmbrm97
Reviewed 11 March 2014

The park is easily accessible right next to Seoul. The views are also really awesome on clear days. It can be a bit packed in some areas as it is right next to the city and Koreans do love hiking. There is some good climbing...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank DomJon
Reviewed 5 March 2014

It was an amazing experience to climb Bukhansan mountain. from the downtown in Seoul, it takes about just 30~40minutes to get here. On the peak of Bukhansan, very nice Seoul view you can enjoy.

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Dee09090
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Bukhansan is an amazing place. You could go every single weekend and hike different areas at different skill levels. Some of the trails include rope climbing and pulling yourself up steep areas via steel rails, so be aware of that before going. It caught us...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank 3suitcases09
Reviewed 20 February 2014

What a neat experience. Beautiful even in the winter. The trails are great although a little confusing. Plenty of interesting sights along the trails. Koreans love their hiking and this is a great place for that.

Date of experience: February 2014
2  Thank rcajun
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Great Korean hiking experience. We have hiked three different trails with four kids (10, 7, 5, and 2+/-). We have a special back pack for the youngest. Depending on the trail and time it can be busy with other hikers. Recommend taking public transportation. We...More

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank J W
Reviewed 28 January 2014

Avoid the weekends but during the weekdays, it's an excellent get away for a bit of nature, sweeping view of the city and fabulous rock climbing.

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank KahChin
Reviewed 8 January 2014

The humidity when I was here was crushing. The scenery was wonderful and we met many smiling and happy Koreans who were happy to help us find our way.

Date of experience: June 2013
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Kai A
12 January 2019|
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Response from gayan1991 | Reviewed this property |
It has certain places where hikes could get seriously intense but they have alternative routes too. I wouldn’t recommend for a pregnant woman to go for a hike.
8 December 2018|
Response from TheRzezbiarz | Reviewed this property |
Hi, probably there are differences in Years. You can check climatic data for various Decembers on tutiempo best.
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5 December 2018|
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Response from Nikoletta P | Reviewed this property |
Me neither. I think at some parts it is dangerous for adults, too. But there are other nice tracks, which can be done by children :)