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Gangwon-do » Sokcho-si » Seorak Sogongwon Cable Car Tour (설악 케이블카)

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Address
1085, Seoraksan-ro, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
강원도 속초시 설악산로 1085 (설악동)
Type
Mountains
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-33-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-636-4300
Homepage
www.sorakcablecar.co.kr (Korean)
www.sokchotour.com
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese,
Russian)
VisitKorea does not guarantee the quality of products or services introduced on its site and is not responsible for any direct or indirect losses resulting from use of said products or services.
Introduction
The best way to see Seoraksan Mountain if you only have a limited time, is by taking the Seorak Cable Car. However, it is so popular that you sometimes have to wait in line for approximately 2 to 3 hours during the peak seasons (summer vacation and fall foliage seasons) and during the weekends, but during off-seasons, the cable car can be boarded without having to wait in line. Riding up and down the cable car, visitors can view the fascinating rock formations of the Gwongeumseong region as well as the Sogongwon area, Jeohangnyeong, and Ulsanbawi Rock to the north. To the northeast, downtown Sokcho and the East Sea comes into view.

After getting off the cable car, visitors can take a 20 to 30 minute hike to Gwongeumseong to get a birds-eye-view of Oe-Serok. The cable car ascends at a relatively high speed with some excitement. Safety is assured and the scenery can be enjoyed with the guided tour in the cable car. It runs even when it is raining or snowing, but operation may be suspended under windy conditions.
Closed
N/A (Open all year round)
* The operation of the cable car can be cancelled due to bad weather condition or regular checkup.
Duration
5 min (one-way)
Operating Hours
Mid-November to February: 08:30-17:00
March to June: 08:30-18:00
Late July to late August: 07:30-18:30
September: 08:30-18:00
October to early November: 07:30-17:20
Maximum Occupancy
Up to 50 people
Admission Fees

* Round-trip Fare
Adults (14+): 9,000 won
Children (Ages 4~13): 6,000 won
* Tickets cannot be booked in advance; please purchase tickets at the ticket booth

*
 Notice:
If you plan to take a ride on a Seoraksan Mountain Cable Car, you need to purchase a ticket for Seoraksan Mountain National Park even if you are not planning to hike the mountain, since the cable car station is located within the park.

Available Facilities
Seorakdong: Restaurant, observatory
Gwongeumseong: Observatory, snack bar, cafe, souvenir shop
Facilities for the Handicapped
Separate restrooms, elevator
Baby Stroller Rentals
Not available
Pets
Not permitted
Directions

Take an intercity bus to Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal.
From Sokcho Terminal, take bus 7 or 7-1.
Get off at Seorak-dong Sogongwon (the last stop).

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