Visit South Korea: Travel to Best Autumn Destinations in KoreaSeptember 23, 2011 6 Comments
When it comes to discussing about autumn destinations, one of the best choices to pick is to spend autumn vacationWelcome to Traffic Travel. Read more ... » in South Korea, at least in AsiaIn Photo Album: Beautiful Pictures of Taj Mahal, Agra, India. Read more ... ». From September to November is the most pleasant time to visit Korea as the weather is mild. Not to mention the autumn foliage scenery in mountains which makes it a special thing you would see, altogether with cobalt blue skies. Together, they create the feeling of belonging to naturePlace of the day: Metéora, Greece, a Combination of Peaceful and Breathtaking Views of Nature. Read more ... ». Like usual, at fall season the mountain roads are busy, filled with many tourists bringing their families, friends, and loved ones. Autumn leaves in Korea change its color from late September in northern going to the southern region and then from mid-October to mid-November is the best time to see and enjoy the changing of autumn leaves. Visitors usually start their trips with hiking while enjoying the autumn scenery. It’s really enjoyable being in the nature and in the end of the trip visitors spend their time in the hot springs, to get off the chilly-to-cold feeling after hiking. South Korea is definitely a beautiful place for autumn getaways, and for that reason, let’s find out some of Korea’s colorful best autumn getaways.
SEORAKSAN NATIONAL PARK
Within 5 hours journey by bus from Seoul, Seoraksan is one of the best autumn destinations in Korea. The charm of Seoraksan is when autumn leaves changing colors. Although Seoraksan is always beautiful throughout four seasons, it’s still better to come on autumn. Seoraksan National Park has many hiking paths you can choose, and there you will see scenic Osaek Springs, Cheonbuldong Valley, Daesung Falls, and also Baekdam Creek. If you wish to explore the whole area, it would take minimum 2 days to enjoy it thouroughly. Since Seoraksan is close to the sea, you can also stop by to Naksan BeachNavagio 'Smugglers Cove' - The Best Beach in Zakynthos, Greece. Read more ... », Gyeongpondas, and Yongpong Resort. After hiking, you can also consider visiting Seorak Waterpia hot spring.
ODAESAN NATIONAL PARK
Like another beautiful autumn destination in South Korea, Odaesan creates serene situation ideal for relaxation. It is advised to go on top of Odeasan so you will see the colorful trees and leaves mixed up with the sky. The best time to see is on mid-October and the best way to start climbing is from northern region, Myeonggaeri. Odaesan is not far from Seoraksan National park, and nearby attractions to visit are Naksansa Temple, Samcheok and Yangyang’s Hajodae Pavilion, and Gyeongpodae.
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NAEJANGSAN NATIONAL PARK
As mentioned before, the autumn color changes begin from northern to southern area. Naejangsan is located at southern Korean so the perfect time to visit is at late October. The beautiful thing to see here is the crimson leaves from temple gate and trees stand up apart from each other making a form of 200 meter tunnel-alike. Attractions in the area are Baegyangsa Temple, Sigyaongjeong, Soswaewon, and Hanok Villages. Naejangsan is approximately 3 hours drive to the south of Seoul.
JIRISAN NATIONAL PARK
Unlike Seoraksan which looks softer and calmer, Jirisan National Park offers you a more adventurous experience. The area is known as one of the cleanest natural environments in Korea. And the autumn scenery is one of the most beautiful that you cannot miss! The autumn scenery in Jirisan starts from mid-October and more vivid color happens on late October. The crimson leaves beautiful scenery is what people are amazed of as they hike up the path. TO see one of the best autumn scenery here is from Piagol Valley. It also has accommodations on the mountain slopes so visitors can have a short-term stay here. During the fall season peak, local people celebrate Piagol Valley Crimson Leaves Festival. Jirisan is famous among tourists, so if you wish to witness the scenic autumn in Korea, make sure you have booked a room in Korea Hotels as it’s usually going to be filled up quickly.
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