Your driving guide will meet you at your Seoul hotel for a private transfer from Seoul to Haeinsa Temple. Located in the Gyason Mountain National Park, the magnificent Haeinsa, "Temple of the Ocean Mudra," is one of the most important Buddhist temples in Korea as one of the "Three Jewels Temples." Haeinsa Temple represents the Dharma which is the teaching of the Buddha.Built in the ninth century, Haeinsa is the home to Tripitaka Koreana, a collection of 81,258 wooden printing blocks that represent the world's oldest and most comprehensive Buddhist canon in Chinese characters. Each of the wooden blocks of the Tripitaka were carved by devout Goryeo Dynasty Buddhists in the late 11th century as a prayer to repel the Mongolian invaders. The monks do not speak English, however an interpreter will be present to assist with translation.
What to bring:
Toiletries, personal water bottle, loose clothes for sleep, an extra t-shirt, sneakers, and socks.
Note: Sleeveless shirt or flip flops are not recommended.
*Clients must be fit enough to stand or walk for an extended period of time.
After a leisurely breakfast, meet your driver for a private transfer to Seoul and on to your next Avanti destination!