TOP 30 Autumn Foliage Sites in/outside Seoul, Korea 2020

Autumn foliage season usually starts from October to November in Korea, a must-see for your holiday!

 

During autumn, many parts of Korea offer beautiful displays of fall foliage in brilliant palette of red, orange and yellow across its national parks, mountains, universities, palaces, parks and roads.

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According to the official Korea autumn foliage forecast for 2020, the first autumn leaves in Korea are expected to be 0-2 days slower and the autumn foliage will reach its peak 0-1 days slower in 2020.

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ūüí°First Autumn Foliage - 20% of the autumn foliage appears at the mountain.

ūüí°Peak Foliage - 80% of the autumn foliage appears at the the mountain.

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2020 Korea Autumn Foliage Forecast & Map | KoreaToDo

‚õįSeoraksan Mountain (altitude 1,708m)

First Foliage: Sep 27 / Peak: Oct 18

 

‚õįOdaesan Mountain (1,565m)

First Foliage: Oct 1 / Peak: Oct 16

 

‚õįBukhansan Mountain (835m)

First Foliage: Oct 14 / Peak: Oct 28

 

‚õįWoraksan Mountain (1,095m)

First Foliage: Oct 12 / Peak: Oct 24

 

‚õįSongnisan Mountain (1,058m)

First Foliage: Oct 16 / Peak: Oct 29

 

‚õįGyeryongsan Mountain (846m)

First Foliage: Oct 17 / Peak: Oct 27

 

‚õįGayasan Mountain (1,432m)

First Foliage: Oct 16 / Peak: Oct 27

 

‚õįNaejangsan Mountain (763m)

First Foliage: Oct 19 / Peak: Nov 6

 

‚õįJirisan Mountain (1,915m)

First Foliage: Oct 13 / Peak: Oct 23

 

‚õįMudeungsan Mountain (1,186m)

First Foliage: Oct 21 / Peak: Nov 3

What to See in Korea's Autumn

Besides the red Maple Trees and the golden Ginkgo Trees, there are tall silver Pampas Grass field at attraction like Haneul Park, wild yellow Cosmos flower field and Roses at Olympic Park, all equally mesmerising in autumn.

 

Hot new additions that have gained great popularity in recent years include the Pink Muhly Grass and Kochia Scoparia.

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Shades of Maple Leaves
Shades of Maple Leaves
Ginkgo Trees
Ginkgo Trees
Pampas Grass
Pampas Grass
Roses
Roses
Cosmos
Cosmos
Kochia Scoparia
Kochia Scoparia
Pink Muhly Grass
Pink Muhly Grass

Best Places to Visit in Korea's Autumn 

Here are KoreaToDo's compilation of best places to visit and things to do in Seoul or day trips from Seoul in Autumn. Our comprehensive guide includes how to get there, what to see and map of the autumn foliage walking paths.

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KoreaToDo Collection of TOP AUTUMN Picks

Day Trips from Seoul

 
 
 

Seoul & around

 

‚ĚÄ‚ĚÄ AUTUMN SPECIALS ‚ĚÄ‚ĚÄ Handpicked Experiences from Seoul

Seoraksan National Park & Sokcho City Sightseeing Day Tour

Seoraksan National Park & Sokcho City Sightseeing Day Tour

‚ā©69,600

incl. stop at Sokcho Beach

Nami Island & Petite France Day Tour

Nami Island & Petite France Day Tour

‚ā©31,500

Alpaca Pasture, Nami Island & The Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

Alpaca Pasture, Nami Island & The Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

‚ā©68,400

walk with adorable alpacas

Edelweiss Swiss, Dumulmeori, Herb Island Lighting Festival Day Tour

Edelweiss Swiss, Dumulmeori, Herb Island Lighting Festival Day Tour

‚ā©72,500

Nami Island & The Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

Nami Island & The Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

‚ā©50,600

Seoul & Gangwon-do Private Car Charter with Tour Guide

Seoul & Gangwon-do Private Car Charter with Tour Guide

‚ā©154,600

incl. recommended itineraries

Minsok Korean Folk Village & Gwangmyeong Cave Day Tour

Minsok Korean Folk Village & Gwangmyeong Cave Day Tour

‚ā©40,000

Nami Island, Gangchon Rail Bike & The Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

Nami Island, Gangchon Rail Bike & The Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

‚ā©62,000

best experiences of nature!

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