Templestary Tour

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  • [SIT-1] Temple Stay at Woljeongsa Temple / Mt.Seoraksan (3D&2N)
  • The Temple Stay Program is to give a chance to experience Korean Buddhist traditional culture that well preserved cultural property and practice of Seon meditation. This basic 24-hour overnight program provides participants to relax, reflect and revitalize themselves so this experience could make them to be positive and to elevate their life. Templestays offer various kinds of practicing methods such as Yebul (ceremonial service involving chanting), Chamseon(Zen meditation), Dado (tea ceremony) and Baru gongyang(Buddhist formal monastic meal). Participants can find their 'true self' amongst the harmony of nature while staying at a temple.
    • Period3 Days & 2 Nights
    • Minimum No. of Pax2 Persons
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(Price per person/US$)

No. of Person 2~3 4~7 8~10 11~19 20~29
30up
+1FOC
Single Supp.
Charge
Throughout the year 1,265 790 590 540 420 400 55

* Your tour fee will reflect rate on the starting date and will not change throughout the rest of the tour.

Tour fee includes

- Accommodation: 2 persons per room use except temple stay at the following hotels or similar
*Woljeongsa Temple (several persons per room use) for 1night
 *Mt. Seoraksan: Hotel Sorak Park (4-star) for 1 night
         
- Meal: Daily breakfast at hotel, 1 local lunches, 1 temple breakfast/lunch/dinner
- Transfer: Private vehicle
- Guide: English-speaking
- Other: Admissions, Toll & Parking fee, Tips for guide & driver

Itinerary (Price per person/US$)
Date City Travel Information
DAY 1
Seoul
Pyeongchang
(10:00-00:00)
Meet a guide at hotel lobby → Move to Jeonggangwon(Rice cake making) / Lunch → Woljeongsa Templestay program

Temple Stay Program (Main Activities)
Zen Meditation (Chamseon)
Zen is known as “Seon” in Korean. Chamseon is a form of meditation that allows a person to reflect on oneself.
Buddhist Formal Monastic Meal (Baru gongyang)
Baru gongyang is a unique and special way of eating in Korean temples. At this communal meal practice the meal is eaten in total silence, and not a single grain of rice is wasted.
Devotional Chanting at Yebul, Ceremonial Service (Yebul)
Yebul is a ceremonial service to praise Buddha. This solemn ceremonial service is held 3 times a day; in the morning, midday and evening helping to clear one’s mind.



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*Photograph offered by KTO
Lunch: Local / Dinner: Temple
DAY 2
Pyeongchang
Gangneung
Mt. Seorak
(00:00-19:30)
Woljeongsa Temple Stay Program Woljeongsa Templestay program → Move to PyeongChang → Alpensia Ski Jumping Center → Cafe Terarosa in Gangneung → C/In Hotel / Free at lesuire

Temple Stay Program (Main Activities)
Early morning worship
Learn the manner with the monk
Zen Meditation (Chamseon)
Zen is known as “Seon” in Korean. Chamseon is a form of meditation that allows a person to reflect on oneself.
Pohaeng
Walking slowly through the fir tree forest in meditation
Dadam with monks
Dialogue with monks over a cup of tea
Buddhist Formal Monastic Meal (Baru gongyang)
Baru gongyang is a unique and special way of eating in Korean temples. At this communal meal practice the meal is eaten in total silence, and not a single grain of rice is wasted.
Devotional Chanting at Yebul, Ceremonial Service (Yebul)
Yebul is a ceremonial service to praise Buddha. This solemn ceremonial service is held 3 times a day; in the morning, midday and evening helping to clear one’s mind.


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*Photograph offered by KTO
Breakfast: Temple / Lunch: Temple / Dinner: Local
DAY 3
Mt. Seoraksan
Seoul
(09:00-16:30)
Meet a guide at hotel lobby → Seoraksan National Park (Cable Car) → Back to Seoul

Seoraksan Mountain is one of the most beautiful mountains in Korea, boasting a variety of colorful flowers in spring, refreshing clear water streams in summer, vibrant autumn foliages in fall, and a scenic snow-covered landscape in winter.



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*Photograph offered by KTO
Breakfast: Hotel
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