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Bongeunsa Temple Life Tour with Hotel Transfers

  • When does it run?

    Varies (on request)

  • Start time

    9am or 1pm

  • Duration

    3 hours

Inclusions
  • Hotel transfers
  • Entrance ticket
  • Car, parking fee, toll fee
  • Tour with English guide
  • Shopping center visit
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Experience the daily life at Bongeunsa Temple, located in the midst of the hectic Samseong-dong district
  • Indulge in the temple life program that offers the tourists a self-transformative spiritual journey
  • Tour the 1000-year-old Bongeunsa Temple, home to the tallest statue of Buddha in Korea
  • Practice the Seon meditation methods and join a refreshing chanting session
  • Spend time with yourself in the peaceful temple setting and enjoy a traditional Korean tea ceremony
  • Enjoy the convenience of hotel transfers from Seoul and expert guided services
  • Choose the morning or afternoon tour departure
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – no need to print!

Overview

Let go of your hectic travelling schedule for a day to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of Bongeunsa Temple that offers a deep spiritual experience through its Temple Life program, attracting tourists from all over the world who yearn to know more about themselves. Make the most of this pious opportunity with hassle-free hotel transfers from Seoul and expert guided services.

The 1000 years old Bongeunsa Temple is located just north of COEX building in the middle of the bustling Samseong-dong business district. Spend your time knowing about the daily life in this temple and join the energizing chanting session (Yaebul). Proceed for a unique and traditional tea ceremony called Dado, and learn about the importance of tea in the Korean culture. Then, practice the transformative meditation based on the methods of Seon Buddhism.

Lastly, tour this beautiful temple that houses the tallest statue of Buddha in Korea, the great statue of Maitreya Buddha.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Varies (on request)

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Start time

    9am or 1pm

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers
  • Entrance ticket
  • Car, parking fee, toll fee
  • Tour with English guide
  • Shopping center visit
  • Other meals
  • Guide tip 
  • Personal expense

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

Please reach the boarding point 10 minutes prior to your departure.

Please call the local activity operator as timings have to be confirmed with temple’s manager.

Minimum 4 people are required for this tour to operate. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund. However, in case you are willing to pay tour fee for 4 people this tour can be arranged.

The above program and rates are subject to be changed due to local conditions without notice.

In Myeongdong, Dongdaemun and Jongro downtown, we provide you with free pick up service from hotel. If you are staying at Gangnam (South of Seoul) or any other location, additional charge is USD15 per person (2-3 pax) and USD10 (over 4 pax).

All tours include a visit to any of the shopping centers - Amethyst, Ginseng Center, Cosmetic Shop or Duty Free Shop (DFS).

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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