Namhansanseong Fortress Hiking

It is really worth to visit one of mountains in South Korea, because 70% of Korean peninsula is mountain or mountainous. There are lots of beautiful mountains and fortress e.g. Namhansanseong, Suwon Hwaseong, Mt. Seorak, Mt. Jiri, Mt. Naejang, Mt. Bukhansan, Mt. Halla, Mt. Taebaek, Mt. Gyeobang, etc.

 

Among them Namhansanseong fortress is located near Seoul so millions of people visit this mountain fortress to enjoy the scenery. Trekking in this fortress is really "Insights into Korea". 

Our guide will meet pick you up in the lobby (on the 1st floor of your hotel/building if lobby is not on the first floor) of your hotel in Soul according to a schedule we will confirm later and drive about one hour. And guide you in the beautiful historical fortress.     

  

After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel or agreed place.  

 
Tour Description

 

​Mt. Bukhansan 

Namhansanseong Provincial Park surrounds Namhansanseong Fortress, one of four forts built to protect Hanyang (the former name of Seoul).

 

Gaeseong, Suwon, Ganghwa and Gwangju are located in the north, south, west, and east direction respectively. Namhansanseong Fortress is located to the east in Gwangju. The park is situated on Namhansan Mountain, 24km southeast from Seoul and 6km northeast from Seongnam. The length of trails is a total of approximately 12.4 km (main fortress 8.9km, external fortress 3.2km, Sinnamsanseong Fortress 0.2km). The height is 7.3m. 

The fortress is alternately recorded as being the royal fortress of King Onjo of the Baekje Kingdom, whose father was King Dongmyeong during Goguryeo period or a fortress built in 673 during the reign of King Munmu (the 13th year) of Silla period during the heat of the Silla and Tang War. The old site was rebuilt several times, with its current style of construction being built in 1621 during King Gwanghae’s reign. 

Namhansanseong’s circumference is approximately 12km, stacking small natural stones over big stones. The fortress includes Sueocheong (Namhansan Mountain Fortress Defense Command), Gwana (government office), storage, and a haenggung (temporary palace), as well as 80 wells and 45 springs. 12,700 people participated in a field exercise carried out for the first time after building the fortress by command of King Injo (17th year, 1639). It is also UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. 

 
Tour Itinerary

09:00               Pick up in the lobby (Seoul) 

                       (1st floor if lobby is not

                        on the 1st floor)

09:00 - 10:20   Transfer 

10:20 - 13:30   Hiking in Mt. Bukhansan 

                        {chosen seasonally by guide}  

13:30 - 14:30   (lunch) 

14:30 - 16:00   traditional market sightseeing 

16:00 - 18:00   Transfer 

18:00               drop off at your hotel

                       (or agreed place) 

Tour Pricing

Tour Rate (price per person)  

Inclusions

  • 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

  • One role of Gimbap per person 

  • One battled water per person 

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses

  • Meals and beverages 

  • Personal equipment  

Remarks

  • Itinerary is subject to seasonal local conditions 

  • Maximum passengers 6 people with small to medium sized luggage (No large size luggage) 

  • Hiking shoes and dress code is necessary 

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