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Overnight Samhwasa Temple Stay with Meals - from Seoul

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a unique spiritual experience with a 1-night temple stay program at the Samhwasa Temple
  • Take in the pious and beautiful surrounds of the Mureung Valley at Mt. Dutasan
  • Wear traditional Korean clothes and stroll around the temple to explore its various shrines
  • Witness the two famous national treasures - Three Story Stone Pagoda & Steel Sitting Buddha Statue
  • Savour nutritious and purifying temple meals and enjoy tea ceremonies
  • Reflect on your inner self by participating in meditation sessions
  • Enjoy utmost convenience and comfort with hotel transfers and expert guided services
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – no need to print!
  • Overview

    Ever wondered how serene and meditative life would be at a temple? This is your chance to look within yourself deeply in the peaceful environs of the Samhwasa Temple, located near the entrance of the Mureung Valley of Mt. Dutasan in the City of Donghae, Gangwon Province. With hotel transfer services and expert guided services, this tour assures minimal disturbance during your process of inner awakening!

    Day 1

    Meet your guide and enjoy easy transfers to the 1000-year-old small but historical Samhwasa Temple. Enjoy walking along the temple after wearing the customary uniform and explore national treasures No. 1277 (three story stone pagoda) and No. 1292 (steel sitting Buddha statue). This temple also houses the main shrine (also called Yaksajeon), Jeokkwangjeon, Beomjonggak pavilion, Geukrakjeon shrine, Birojeon shrine, Chilseongdan shrine, and Muhyanggak pavilion. Admire the beautiful temple surrounds, enjoy a wonderful tea ceremony or ring a bell to talk to a monk! Enjoy nourishing meals at the temple including rice/soup/seasonal vegetable (pumpkin, radish, spinach, bean sprout) that detoxifies your system.  

    Day 2 

    Wake up before sunrise to join the chanting services. As the sounds of chants reverberate in your ears, feel the tranquility within yourself like never before. Enjoy breakfast and lunch time, during which nutritious monastic food will be served to you, followed by another joyful tea ceremony.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Varies (on request)

    Duration

    2 days, 1 night

    Start time

    9:00am

    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

    Inclusions

    • 1 night Temple Stay
    • Accommodation on Ondol floor
    • Dinner, Lunch & Breakfast – Temple food
    • Entrance ticket, toll fee, parking Fee

    Exclusions

    • 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.

    Minimum 2 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.

    Timings are subject to change.

    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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