Sanjeong Lake, Art Valley and Herb island Tour
Pocheon city is in the north of Seoul with less busy tourist attractions. After the free way open it is getting easier to reach there. There are beautiful vicinity of Seoul for example, Eastern vicinity of Seoul like Nami island, Petit France, Rail Bike, southern vicinity of Seoul like Suwon Hwaseong fortress, Korean Folk Village, Everland (Amusement park), or western vicinity like Ganghwa island, Incheon, this Pocheon area (northern vicinity of Seoul).
This northern vicinity of Seoul have beautiful Sanjeong Hosu lake, Art Valley, Herb Island those are different form other tourist sites. These are Korean soap opera (Drama) filming locations (Art Valley), local place (Herb island) and former North Korean first leader's summer house (Sanjeong Hosu lake).
Our guide will meet and pick you up in the lobby (on the 1st floor if lobby is not on the first floor) of your hotel in Soul according to a schedule we will confirm later and drive about two hours to Pocheon city area. And show you around Sanjeong Hosu lake, Art Valley and Herb island in Pocheon, Gyeonggi province.
After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel or agreed place.
Sanjeonghosu Lake is one of the main attractions in Pocheon city which is located in north of Seoul and is situated down in the valley between Myeongseongsan Mountain, Mangbongsan Mountain and Mangmubong Peak. Meaning "lake as clear as a mountain well", Sanjeonghosu Lake was built as a reservoir to supply water to farmlands in 1925. Thanks to its surrounding attractions, the lake brings many visitors each year. Promenades along the lake are popular for couples as well as tourists who stay in the nearby hotels. Beautiful fog often rises from the lake in spring and fall, making boating at night quite picturesque.
Art valley is the place the former quarry transformed into a culture and arts space. Oddly shaped rocks and a beautiful lake were once a closed quarry. The transformation was the outcome of Korea's first environment restoration project led by Pocheon-si.
As of now, more than 1 million tourists visit this place every year. It's also a popular culture and art complex loved by local residents by holding with various programs including special exhibitions as well as special performances.
Herb Island is located in Pocheon, Gyeonggi-do and established in 1998. Now it is a tourist attraction that focuses on growing Mediterranean herbs. Additional attractions include the crafting experience, herb museum, aroma therapy center, herb restaurants, herbs-related souvenir shop and more. Herb Island opens every day, showcasing Mediterranean herbs all year long and providing sensual experiences for relaxation of body and mind.
There is lighting show in this spot in the winter night. Herb Island Lighting & Illumination Festival features a romantic ambiance created by splendid lightnings. It is comprised of a pink wish tunnel, sparkling buildings, Santa Village, photo zone and other twinkling places for visitors to enjoy.
09:30 Pick up in the lobby (Seoul)
(1st floor if lobby is not
on the 1st floor)
09:30 - 11:30 Transfer
11:30 - 12:30 Sanjeong Lake
12:30 - 13:30 (Lunch)
13:30 - 15:30 Art Valley
15:30 - 17:00 Herb island
17:00 - 19:00 Transfer
18:30 Drop off at your hotel
(or agreed place)
Tour Rate (price per person)
All admission fees to tourists sites
Local English-speaking guide service
Round trip transfer service with private vehicle
Hotel Pick up & Drop off Service in Seoul
Meals and beverages
If you want to start/finish at Incheon airport, extra $80 per one way transfer
Maximum passengers 6 people with small to medium sized luggage (No large size luggage)