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Spring Special: Hwagae Cherry Blossom Festival 2017 & Ssanggyesa Temple Shuttle Bus Package (Mar 29~Apr 7)

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$59 USD

Availability

Mar 29~Apr 7

Minimum Pax

1 Person

Duration

14 hours

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Meet Location

  • City Hall Station (Line 1, 2)
  • Yangjae Station (Line 3, Sinbundang Line)

Included

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Ssanggyesa Temple admission fee
  • English speaking tour staff

Excluded

  • Lunch
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Overview

Walk under a canopy of trees blooming with beautiful cherry blossoms at the Hwagae Cherry Blossom Festival and visit Ssanggyesa Temple.

Beautiful pink and white cherry blossom symbolizes the start of spring and spending a day in Hadong at the Hwagae Cherry Blossom Festival is the best way to welcome the warm spring. On this tour you can walk a 4km road filled with cherry blossom trees and also visit the famous Ssanggyesa Temple.

Why this tour?
▷Enjoy the festivities at the Hwagae Cherry Blossom Festival
▷Walk the 4km Simni (10ri) Cherry Blossom Road lined with 600-year-old cherry blossom trees
▷Visit Ssanggyesa Temple: Buddhist temple with more than 1,300 years of history
▷Buy traditional souvenirs and local products at Hwagae Market

Price

PriceIncluded
$59 USD per person- Round-trip transportation
- Ssanggyesa Temple entrance fee
- English speaking tour staff

*The same price applies for adults and children.
*Children under 24 months cannot join the tour. 24~36 months old are free of charge, but seats will not be assigned.

[Simni (10ri) Cherry Blossom Road]
Located in Hadong, the Simni Cherry Blossom Road is a famous road that links the Hwagae Market and Ssanggyesa Temple. In the spring, 600-year-old cherry blossom trees bloom its beautiful flowers, attracting many tourists from all over the country. “Simni” is a traditional Korean measurement unit which equals to about 4km. For the whole 4km you will be showered with cherry blossom petals making every moment a picture perfect moment. The road is also known as “marriage road”, following the myth that if lovers walk down this road holding hands, they will live happily ever after.

[Ssanggyesa Temple]
Located in the Jirisan National Park, and famous for its beautiful springtime cherry blossom scenery, Ssanggyesa Temple is a Buddhist temple built in 722 C.E. during the Shilla Era. Rebuilt after it was burned down during the Japanese invasion, not only is the Ssanggyesa Temple a perfect place to experience Buddhist temples, but also the cherry blossom road leading to the temple is a walk to remember.

Itinerary

6:35amDepart from City Hall (Line 1, 2) Exit 4
(In front of the Korea Press Center Building)
7:00amDepart from Yangjae Station (Line 3, Sinbundang Line) Exit 12
(In front of Seocho-gu Office)
11:30amArrive at Ssanggyesa Temple
- Free time / lunch on your own
- Walk the 4km (Simni, 10ri) Cherry Blossom Road
- Hwagaejangteo Market
4:30pmDepart for Seoul from Hwagaejangteo Market
8:30pm Arrive at Seoul (Yangjae Station then City Hall Station)

*The itinerary is subject to change depending on local traffic conditions.
*A 15~20-minute stop at a rest area is included on the way.
*Please note that the drop off location is Ssanggyesa Temple and pick up location is Hwagaejangteo Market.

How to book

1. Complete your booking.
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3. Enjoy it.

Please
keep in mind

- If the tour is canceled due to the lack of participants, a cancellation email will be sent to you 3 days before the reserved date and a full refund will be issued.

Cancellation
policy

3 days before the reserved date: 100% refund
2 days before the reserved date: 50% refund
1 day before the reserved date or less: Non-refundable
*If you would like to reschedule your reservation, please check the availability with us at least 3 days before the original reserved date (no later than 5:00pm KST).

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