Skiing is one of most popular winter activities in Korea for both locals and foreigners. This day trip takes you to'Daemyeong Vivaldi Park, which has been noted as being the most visited ski resorts in Korea for seven consecutive years. It has state-of-the art facilities and slopes suitable for all levels. For those not interested in skiing, you also have the'option to enjoy the Jimjilbang spa at Ocean Park.'The resort is only 2 hours away from Seoul'making it convenient for a relaxing getaway from the busy city!
Your day trip begins with a pick up from'one of the three locations (Hongik Univ. Subway Station, Myeongdong Subway Station or Dongdaemun History & Cultural Park Subway Station). Head to Daemyung Vivaldi Park, which takes about a 2-hour drive from Seoul.'
Before arriving at the ski resort, stop by a rental shop to rent the appropriate ski gear. Ski attire is optional for Option 1 and 2, but if you are not wearing waterproof clothing, renting ski attire is recommended.
Depending on your selected tour option, enjoy the following activities once you arrive at the resort:
Option 1 (Snow Tour with Gondola) Enjoy Korea's beautiful snowy scenery. This option is perfect for those that do not wish to ski and just want to enjoy the snow and sightseeing. A round-trip gondola ticket is included in this package. (Note: Ski equipment is not included for this option).
Option 2 (Ski Tour) This option is great for beginners. A basic ski lesson is included, after which, you will have free time to practice and enjoy skiing. Basic ski lessons from your guide. If you do not require lessons, you can skip them and begin skiing. Beginners are not recommended to take the ski lifts but if you need a lift ticket, the tour guide will assist you in buying one. (Note: Ski'equipment, ski gloves, and a basic ski lesson is included. Ski clothing is not included for this option).
Option 3 (Full Ski Package) If you are good at skiing, this option is recommended for you. Once you arrive at the resort, head to the slopes to start your ski adventure. (Note: Ski equipment, ski gloves, ski clothing and lift tickets are all included in this option).
Option 4 (Ocean World - Water Park / Spa)
If you are not interested in skiing, unwind at'Daemyung Vivaldi's Ocean World, a water park that features a Jimjilbang (traditional Korean sauna/spa). There will be extra charge of 3,000 KRW (around $3 USD) to rent your robe at the'Jimjilbang. With this package, you can also enjoy the water park facilities. It is recommended that you bring your own swim wear but it is also available for rent at the park.
Option 5 (Ski Tour with Ocean World)
If you would like to experience both ski and spa, this option will be the best for you. Enjoy a basic ski lesson from your guide and ski at leisure for 2 hours and enjoy the rest of the afternoon unwinding at the spa.
After your activity-filled day at Daeumyung Vivaldi'resort, we will go back to Seoul at around 3pm. You will stop at the Duty Free shop before getting dropped back off at'Myeondgodng or Hongdae.