Amazing Korean culture and history package (temple stay, handcrafting, traditional stage play, biking and much more..)


Temple stay, handcrafting experience, traditional stage play, exploring historical sites and biking in only 2 days? Yes, it’s possible! We’ve organized a special overnight trip to Gimje city where you can experience various authentic Korean culture and activities. Did you know that the food made in the Buddhist temple is world famous for its healthiness? Come with Adventure Korea and create an amazing Korean experience you will never find elsewhere.

Price of the trip is only 89,000KRW by September 30th (99,000KRW after) and include all of fees like below;
*The original price is 300,000 won, but a government subsidy provides all these activities below for only 89,000 won
1.All events cost at the temple
   (108 prostrations(optional) and make prayer beads, Zen meditation, making lotus lanterns, conversation with master monks, tea ceremony)
2.Round trip limousine bus
3.Delicious 4 local meals
4.Accommodation at temple( 2 people in a room)
5.English speaking tour guides
6.Bike rental fee
7.All handcraft experience prices like below:
  -Pottery making & baking
  -Cloisonne(enameling) craft experience
  -Woodcraft experience(make your own picture frame)
8.Souvenirs for participants – two lotus teacups and a scarf

What to Expect

  • Temple stay where you will learn various aspects of Korean historical culture such as tea ceremony, meditation, prostrations and making lotus lanterns 
  • Learn about Korean history by sightseeing one of the oldest church buildings in Korea 
  • Eat the world-famous healthy Buddhist food including local and fresh vegetarian ingredients prepared by the monks 
  • See the impressive Wonpyeong Jipganso historic site where the first March 1st independence movement took place in Jeolla-do
  • You can experience true Korean culture by watching a traditional Korean performance (Madanggeuk) at the temple
    *Menangguk is a traditional Korean performance, featuring active communication between the actors and the audience and no fixed script to play
  • Experience traditional handcrafting and make your own pottery and wood craft by making your own picture frame 
  • Riding a bike through the beautiful nature and Explore the traditional Wonpyeong market

At the famous Geumsansa Temple with a long history of 1420 years, you will have valuable experiences such as Zen meditation, 108 bows(optional), making lotus lanterns, and conversation with master monks.

Experience making and baking your own pottery

Experience making cloisonne craft and picture frame to take home

You will have 4 meals including a very delicious unique Jeolla-do food and meals at the temple.

Visit historical sites and take great photos

Ride a bike along a beautiful scenic path

Two lotus tea cups and a scarf will be given to everyone who participates in the event.


Day 1 (Saturday, September 25)


Pick up at Hongik Univ. subway station(Line 2, exit 1)


Pick up at Express bus terminal Subway station( Sub line 3,7,9 Exit 8)


Meet at Cheongmyeong subway station(exit 1)


Osan college station(exit 2)


Arrive in Gimje city
People living in Jeolla-do can pick up at Gimje Station or Gimje Bus Terminal, so
contact us at webmaster@adventurekorea.com


Arrive at Wonpyeong Jipganso historic site where the first March 1st movement took place in Jeolla-do


Lunch together


Visit Suryu Roman catholic church


Visit Geumsan Church


Arrive at Geumsansa temple


Room assignments( 2 person in a room)
*It is a Korean-style ondol room, and each room has a toilet and a shower room.
We provide soap, shampoo and towels


Make your own lotus lantern


Dinner together
You can taste the world-famous healthy Korean temple food.


Watch Madanggeuk(traditional Korean performance) at temple ground
-Menangguk-Inheriting the traditional Korean performance, it is a play featuring active communication between the stage and the audience and flexible operation of time and space
-During the performance, we will set up a screen to show subtitles for easy understanding


Free time


lights out

Day 2 (Sunday, September 26)


Zen meditation




108 bows(optional) or meditation


Tea ceremony/Conversation with master monk
Free time


Visit Handicraft experience center


Make your own pottery and baking experience


Lunch together


-Cloisonne(enameling) craft experience
-Woodcraft experience(make your own picture frame)


Bike riding to Wonpyeong market


Explore the traditional Wonpyeong market
-You can purchase souvenir or have snacks


Depart for home


Arrive at Osan college stn


Arrive at Cheongmyeong stn


Arrive at Express bus terminal stn


Arrive at Hongik Univ. stn

Payment Detail

1.You can use an ATM or online banking to wire payments directly from your bank account to Adventure Korea’s account, NH Bank account no: 317-0017-2500-41 under the name of (주)더에이케이트래블
2.Otherwise, you can visit any bank in Korea and have a teller wire the funds on your behalf.
3.You can pay via paypal to adventurekoreatrip@gmail.com
If you use paypal, 1 usd is same as 1,000won.
3. When you deposit into the Adventure Korea’s account, PLEASE make sure you send an email to webmaster@adventurekorea.com and provide all the information below;
1.Trip name
2.Your full name including middle name.
3.Contact number
4.Nationality & Gender
5.How much was deposited
6.What bank you sent it from
7.Time and date you sent it
8.Pick up site
9.Vaccinated or not

Cancellation Policy

We have to pay deposits for these trips with the various activity places. If you cancel at the last minute, we are losing money as well. Therefore, we have to put into place this cancellation policy. By paying for the trip you agree to this cancellation policy.
If you have paid and would like a refund we have a policy. This policy is as follows
5 days before the trip: Full refund (120 hours from departure time)
3 days before the trip: 50% refund(72 hours from the departure time)
0% refund ( 72 hours or less from the departure time)
*All times are in Korean Standard Time (GMT+9)

Pick up site

07:00am Pick up at Hongik Univ. subway station(Line 2, exit 1)
07:30am Pick up at Express bus terminal Subway station( Sub line 3,7,9 Exit 8)
07:50am Meet at Cheongmyeong subway station(exit 1)
08:20am Osan college station(exit 2)

Additional Information

By signing up and participating in any of the trips offered by Adventure Korea, the PARTICIPANT acknowledges and agrees that the activities offered by Adventure Korea are in general adventure sports/activities in nature, and therefore are generally risky activities which may involve potential and unforeseeable risks of harm, which could include death or serious personal injury. The PARTICIPANT voluntarily and expressly assumes these risks and is fully responsible for his/her participation and actions in the activities at issue, and agrees that Adventure Korea or any of its officers, employees, guides, and representatives shall not be responsible for or be obligated to provide any financial assistance or any other assistance whatsoever in the event of injury, illness, death or property damage relating to or arising out of the Activities at issue.


₩ 300,000

₩ 89,000