Best Activity In Autumn Fall Seasons You Must Do In South Korea!
In this article we will share to you the best activity in Autumn fall seasons in south korea that you must do and you need to add to you travel bucketlist.
It’s officially autumn in south korea, and many people said that Spring and Autumn is the best seasons to visit south korea. Of course this came with a reason, South korea is filled with beautiful color flowers during spring and autumn seasons.
If you plan to visit south korea during fall seasons, then you can do these following activities we are about to share with you. Let’s dive right to it.
Glamping (Glamorous Camping)
While common travellers are usually stay in hotel, hanokstay, or maybe go to downtown areas, the other best thing you can prefer chose to do is to do glamping during Autumn seasons. Glamping means glamorous + camping, and it’s best during autumn because the weather is perfect, not hot, not humid, just cool and you can enjoy sitting in the tent overlooking the beautiful fall foliage.
Other than enjoying the vibes of being in nature with the beautiful fall foliage around you, you can also do BBQ parties with your friend and loved ones, this is perfect to do especially because fall seasons usually having a cool weather, not too cold.
What is great about glamping is that the glamping areas usually come with all facilities you need to enjoy yourself doing whatever you can imagine, all the BBQ stuff and supplies are prepared for you. All you need just to bring your preference food..
Nami Island Metasequoia lane
No matter which seasons you travel south korea, Nami Island is a totally must visit for you, as it is super close to Seoul, and having “Winter Sonata” vibes just makes it perfect especially to visit during autumn seasons fall foliage.
The metasequoia-line road and Songpa ginkgo tree lane is perfect for you to take a picture with your loved ones, with shades of yellow, orange and red all around just makes it a perfect and cheap destinations for many tourist and travelers.
Go to Sky Park
Well if you don’t wanna travel further and prefer to have some staycation in Seoul areas, then you must make sure you don’t miss out on Sky Park in Mapo District in Seoul areas.
During Fall / Autumn seasons, there is a huge field filled with pink muhly grass that you must see and enjoy with your family or loved ones at least once a lifetime. Take a beautiful picture and capture the moment in an endless pink muhly grass field all surrounds you.
Other than pink muhly grass and silver grass, the Sky Park (Haneul Park) is also a good observatory points that enable you to have a fantastic views of surrounding mountains and rivers.
Go to Royal Palace using Hanbok
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If you always dreamed of to wearing beautiful Hanbok and take a picture at the Royal Palace to feel as if you are one of the royals in the ancient times dynasty, then other than spring, Autumn is the best for you to do so.
While Chuseok might be the best time for you to use Hanbok and celebrate it together, yet if you are not really into Chuseok, then you might better go anytime during Autumn seasons, not just Autumn Eve (chuseok). It is perfect because the royal palace is filled with fall foliage during fall seasons, and the weather is also cool, which makes you won’t feel hot, humid or sweat while wearing Hanbok.
Hiking and Enjoy the View
Just like Glamping and camping, Hiking can be done during any seasons in south korea yet the best is during spring and autumn, because the weather is just perfect and also the beautiful nature landscape is just makes it so attractive to do it during this seasons.
What’s great about hiking in Korea is that because mountain in Korea is really easy to hike and even close from downtown areas. For example, Bukhansan mountain, it’s located in Seoul and also provide you with a captivating views of silver grass fields and fall foliage.
Here are some mountain suggestion you might want to visit during your travel in South Korea if you want to see silver grass and beautiful fall foliage. However, remember that these list of mountain is having each own difficulties to hike, so make sure you research it more before you choose where you want to hike.
- Naejangsan: 936 Naejangsan-ro, Naejang-dong, Jeongeup-si, Jeollabuk-do
- Myeongseongsan: Dopyeong-ri, Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
- Bukhansan : Jeongneung-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
- Seoraksan: 833, Seoraksan-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
- Odaesan: 2, Odaesan-ro, Nae-myeon, Hongcheon-gun, Gangwon-do
- Jirisan: Chuseong-ri, Macheon-myeon, Hamyang-gun, Gyeongnam
- Gayasan: Chuseong-ri, Macheon-myeon, Hamyang-gun, Gyeongnam
Shopping Fall Fashion
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Every seasons, fashion type in South korea is changing to adapt to a new temperature and seasons. However, the common trait we can find during autumn fashion is beige and brown colors. The style change, yet the colors will not go far from beige as it is much more in tune with autumn color. You can get a coat or blazer with this color to keep up with the trends.
Eat Street Food to beat the cold
As the temperature change in South Korea from summer heat to cool weather autumn seasons, korean use odeng and chestnut to help beat the sharp transitions during the day and night. Usually the transitions start with really hot sunny day and really cold night.
You can see and find a lots of street vendors selling odeng (fish cake) and roasted chestnuts during Autumn seasons to help koreans beat the cold night during the transition period.
Jeju Island is the best island in south korea that you must visit and also third most visit destinations in south korea after Seoul and Busan areas. This island is a number 1 honeymoon spot with a good reasons, you can find almost everything you need here from great bar, cafe, oceans, hidden gems, majestic mountains, volcanic cones and many others.
After Squid Game releases, Jeju island popularity just increasing exponentially right after Hoyeon Jung mention once in the movie that she really wanted to visit Jeju Island with his younger brother. Other foreign News also stated that Jeju island is “Korea’s Hawaii” which just make the popularity increase among tourist all over the world.
Other than all of that reasons, the good reason foryou to visit during fall seasons is because this locations is the warmest areas among all regions in south korea, so you can still feel the warm temperature while enjoying the beach or you can also visit Hello Kitty Island.
Visit Garosu-gil in Seoul
If you don’t want to hike or go to nami island to enjoy Ginkgo tree-lined road, then you can go to Garosugil areas that runs from Sinsa Station (Subway line 3) to Hyeondae High School. Garosugil is a upscale and popular street in Seoul, known as ‘artist’ street.
Garosugil is also filled with trendy cafes, coffee shop and also designer stores. Perfect for you who are a cafe hoppers and shoppers as you can visit hip boutiques and also enjoy pretty cafes all around while still be able to enjoy the beauty of Ginkgo trees.
Gokseong Seomjin Train Village
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If you love to nostalgic of the past, vintage lovers or have a dreamed to back in time, then you can visit this areas, as it felt like time is slower here and we are back into the ancient times.
Other than vintage stuff, you can find the beautiful flowery field of Kochia flowers in this areas. For those who prefer to visit and try something vintage and different, then you can visit this areas and take a beautiful pictures with Kochia flowers.
Address: Gokseong Seomjin train village 곡성 섬진강 기차마을, 232 Gichamaeul-ro, Ogok-myeon, Gokseong-gun, Jeollanam-do, South Korea