Take a day trip to Gangwon province and ride the gondola to enjoy the fantastic scenery at Yongpyong resort, one of the main venues of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.'This tour is a great option for those that want to enjoy the snow but are not a fan of skiing. You also have an option to visit'Yeoju Premium Outlets, Korea's first premium designer outlet and Asia's second largest!
Your day trip begins with a pickup from your hotel in Seoul at 8am. The drive will take about 3 hours to arrive at'Yongpyong Resort, located in Pyeongchang. Pyeongchang is a county in Gangwon province and is located in the Taebaek Mountains region. The Taebaek mountains average about 1000 meters in height so you can get the best mountain views here. Pyeongchang will also'be the host of the 2018 Winter Olympics and the 2018 Winter Paralympics.'
You will ride the gondola at Yongpyong resort to enjoy the breathtaking snow scenery. You don't have to do any strenuous hiking. Instead, just relax and appreciate your beautiful surroundings. Explore for an hour before heading to lunch (on own expense). After lunch at around 2:30pm, head back to Seoul and arrive at around 6-7pm.
(Optional) If you choose to visit Yeoju Premium Outlets, you will head there after lunch. Yeoju Premium Outlets is Korea's first premium designer outlet and Asia's second largest. The outlet features many different foreign brands such as Dolce & Gabanna, Gucci, Armani or Adidas but also some Korean designer brands such as'Kuho, Kim Young Joo, and Hazzys'with interesting discounts.'The exotic shopping atmosphere is separated into two buildings, A and B, and shoppers can also enjoy the beautiful outdoor landscape while shopping.
Enjoy shopping for 2 hours before departing for Seoul at around 6:30pm. You will be dropped back off to your hotel at around 8:30pm.