Hwadam Forest & Gwangmyeong Cave & Korean Folk Village Day Tour



Activity Overview

Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of Mother Nature at Hwadam Forest & Gwangmyeong Cave, explore the depths of a historic cave, and channel your inner dessert chef with this unique and interactive one-day tour.


Top Pick: Hwadam Botanic Garden & Gwangmyeong Cave One Day Tour

Why we selected it?
This tour stands out for its unique combination of natural beauty and historical exploration, offering a cost-effective and enriching experience. The diversity of the locations visited ensures a memorable day out, blending serene botanical landscapes with the intriguing depths of Gwangmyeong Cave.


Key highlights of this tour:Hwadam Forest & Gwangmyeong Cave & Korean Folk Village

      • Hwadam Forest: A haven of tranquility just a 40-minute drive from Seoul. Admire over 4,300 types of domestic and imported plants in the 17 themed areas of this well-preserved ecological park.
      • Gwangmyeong Cave: Once a bustling gold, silver, and copper mine, this cave is now a cultural and art space, rated as one of the top 100 must-see destinations in Korea.
      • Ice Cream Making Experience: Roll up your sleeves and make your own delicious ice-cream using fresh milk from the ranch. This is not just a treat for the taste buds, but also a fun engagement for the hands!
      • Grass Feeding Experience: Connect with nature in a unique way by feeding the grass to the ranch’s friendly inhabitants.
      • Flexible Itinerary: The tour ensures a smooth process, from departure at Hongik Univ. Station or Myeong-dong Station, to return in the evening.
      • Language-friendly: This tour is available in both Chinese and English, making it a convenient option for a wide range of travelers.
      • Highly Rated: With an average score of 4.6 from 38 reviews and over 800 bookings, this tour comes highly recommended by previous participants.



  • Grass feeding experience
  • Ice cream making experience
  • Tickets to Hwadam Forest and Gwangmyeong Cave
  • Transport from and to Seoul


  • Lunch and other personal expenses
  • Entrance fees for children under the age of 2
  • Hwadam Forest Monorail tickets (available on-site due to limited daily sales)
  • Remember to book in advance and bring your spirit of adventure!


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The Hwadam Botanic Garden, Gwangmyeong Cave, and Korean Folk Village Day Tour offer a comprehensive exploration of Korea’s natural, historical, and cultural treasures. Each destination presents its unique allure, from the tranquil beauty of Hwadam Botanic Garden to the historical intrigue of Gwangmyeong Cave and the cultural immersion of the Korean Folk Village. This tour is an excellent choice for those looking to experience the diversity of Korea’s attractions in a single day. Travelers are advised to wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for varying weather conditions to fully enjoy the experience.


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