TOP 30 Autumn Foliage Sites in/outside Seoul, Korea 2022

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.

According to the official Korea autumn foliage forecast for 2022, the dates for first autumn leaves and autumn foliage reaching its peak will be later than previous years.

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

💡Peak Foliage - 80% of the autumn foliage appears at the the mountain, normally about 2 weeks after the first autumn foliage.

2022 Korea Autumn Foliage Forecast & Map | KoreaToDo

Seoraksan Mountain (altitude 1,708m)

First Foliage: Sep 29 / Peak: Oct 21 

Odaesan Mountain (1,565m)

First Foliage: Oct 4 / Peak: Oct 17

 

Bukhansan Mountain (835m)

First Foliage: Oct 17 / Peak: Oct 30

 

Woraksan Mountain (1,095m)

First Foliage: Oct 14 / Peak: Oct 27

 

Songnisan Mountain (1,058m)

First Foliage: Oct 21 / Peak: Oct 31

 

Gyeryongsan Mountain (846m)

First Foliage: Oct 20 / Peak: Nov 2

 

Gayasan Mountain (1,432m)

First Foliage: Oct 19 / Peak: Oct 30

 

Naejangsan Mountain (763m)

First Foliage: Oct 30 / Peak: Nov 5

 

Jirisan Mountain (1,915m)

First Foliage: Oct 20 / Peak: Oct 28

 

Mudeungsan Mountain (1,186m)

First Foliage: Oct 25 / Peak: Nov 4

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.

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

KoreaToDo Collection of TOP AUTUMN Picks

Day Trips from Seoul

 
 
 

Seoul & around

 

🍁ALL AUTUMN HOT PICKS🍁 Handpicked Experiences from Seoul

Mt. Seorak & Naksansa Temple Tour

Mt. Seorak & Naksansa Temple Tour

₩64,400

explore Korea’s natural beauty

Pocheon Art Valley, Herb Island Lighting Festival & Strawberry Picking Day Tour

Pocheon Art Valley, Herb Island Lighting Festival & Strawberry Picking Day Tour

3 Nov - 29 Dec 2022

₩81,500

monorail & strawberries (500g)

Yongin & Seongnam Day Tour (Korean Folk Village & Peony Market)

Yongin & Seongnam Day Tour (Korean Folk Village & Peony Market)

till 26 Nov 2022

₩47,000

supported by Gyeonggi Tourism Organization

Paragliding Experience in Yangpyeong

Paragliding Experience in Yangpyeong

₩250,000

witness the beauty from above

Nami Island, Petite France & Gangchon Rail Bike Day Tour

Nami Island, Petite France & Gangchon Rail Bike Day Tour

₩73,000

Nami Island & Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

Nami Island & Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

₩62,000

Hyvaa Finland Sheep Ranch, Nami Island & Gangchon Rail Bike Day Tour

Hyvaa Finland Sheep Ranch, Nami Island & Gangchon Rail Bike Day Tour

₩86,000

Alpaca World, Nami Island & Gangchon Rail Bike Day Tour

Alpaca World, Nami Island & Gangchon Rail Bike Day Tour

₩102,500

enjoy the best of Gangwon!

Namhansanseong Fortress, Nami Island & Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

Namhansanseong Fortress, Nami Island & Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

₩75,000

multiple fabulous attractions

Naejangsan National Park Autumn Day Tour

Naejangsan National Park Autumn Day Tour

25 Oct - 15 Nov 2022

₩63,500

one of Korea's most beautiful parks in autumn

Seoraksan National Park Autumn Day Tour

Seoraksan National Park Autumn Day Tour

17-31 Oct 2022

₩64,800

popular autumn viewing destination

Seoraksan National Park,  Nami Island & Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

Seoraksan National Park, Nami Island & Garden of Morning Calm Day Tour

₩89,500

spectacular landscapes of Korea

Pocheon Day Tour (Pocheon Art Valley, Herb Island, Sky Bridge & Brewery)

Pocheon Day Tour (Pocheon Art Valley, Herb Island, Sky Bridge & Brewery)

till 27 Nov 2022

₩45,000

supported by Gyeonggi Tourism + lunch!

Yongin Korea Folk Village Half Day Tour

Yongin Korea Folk Village Half Day Tour

₩46,300

flexible am/pm departures

Everland Full Day Trip with Admission & Transfers

Everland Full Day Trip with Admission & Transfers

₩64,500

spectacular nightly fireworks

Nami Island, Petite France, Morning Calm & Gangchon Rail Bike Day Tour

Nami Island, Petite France, Morning Calm & Gangchon Rail Bike Day Tour

₩108,000

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

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

₩75,000

Alpaca World & Nami Island Private Tour  (1-5 pax/car)

Alpaca World & Nami Island Private Tour (1-5 pax/car)

₩284,000/car

comfortable & safe travel

Namhansanseong Fortress & Nami Island Day Tour

Namhansanseong Fortress & Nami Island Day Tour

₩39,000

multiple fabulous attractions

Legoland & Nami Island Day Tour

Legoland & Nami Island Day Tour

₩122,500

World's 2nd largest Legoland!

Classic Naejangsan National Park Day Tour

Classic Naejangsan National Park Day Tour

25 Oct - 15 Nov 2022

₩68,500

only for this autumn season

Seoraksan National Park with Cable Car Day Tour

Seoraksan National Park with Cable Car Day Tour

14 Oct - 2 Nov 2022

₩69,600

incl. scenic cable car rides!

Pocheon Art Valley, Apple Farm Experience & Luge World Day Tour

Pocheon Art Valley, Apple Farm Experience & Luge World Day Tour

Sep - 30 Oct 2022

₩92,500

incl. monorail & luge rides

Suwon & Gwangmyeong Day Tour (Hwaseong Fortress, Market & Cave)

Suwon & Gwangmyeong Day Tour (Hwaseong Fortress, Market & Cave)

till 19 Nov 2022

₩28,000

supported by Gyeonggi Tourism Organization

Gwangmyeong Cave, Hwadam Forest, Ranch & Ice-Cream Making Tour

Gwangmyeong Cave, Hwadam Forest, Ranch & Ice-Cream Making Tour

₩82,500

2 Top 100 Must-Visits in Korea

Gangchon Rail Bike

Gangchon Rail Bike

₩31,900

2/4-seater bike, pick your timing

Nami Island & Petite France Day Tour

Nami Island & Petite France Day Tour

₩49,000

relaxing day in the countryside

Nami Island, Petite France & The Morning Calm Day Tour

Nami Island, Petite France & The Morning Calm Day Tour

₩75,000

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

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

₩65,300

walk with adorable alpacas

Namhansanseong Fortress, Nami Island & Namyangju Water Garden Day Tour

Namhansanseong Fortress, Nami Island & Namyangju Water Garden Day Tour

till 19 Nov 2022

₩55,000

multiple fabulous attractions

Gyeonggi-do Sightseeing Private Chartered Day Tour (1-5pax/car)

Gyeonggi-do Sightseeing Private Chartered Day Tour (1-5pax/car)

₩235,300/car

Pick your itinerary!

Nari Park, Pink Muhly Grass & Dumulmeori Day Tour

Nari Park, Pink Muhly Grass & Dumulmeori Day Tour

23 Sep - 17 Oct 2022

₩63,600

incl. Dumulmeori special lotus hotdog

Memorable Autumn Foliage Day Tour

Memorable Autumn Foliage Day Tour

21-31 Oct 2022

₩57,800

travel to 3-4 destinations

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