Seoraksan National Park, South Korea: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Seoraksan National Park, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Seoraksan National Park, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Seoraksan National Park, South Korea

Based on the climate and weather in Seoraksan National Park, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Seoraksan National Park, South Korea

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Seoraksan National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Seoraksan National Park, South Korea by month

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January

January here can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows once in a while.

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February

In February, Seoraksan National Park can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Seoraksan National Park, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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March

In March, Seoraksan National Park is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Seoraksan National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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April

In April, Seoraksan National Park is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Seoraksan National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

May in Seoraksan National Park is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to Seoraksan National Park in June, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

In July, Seoraksan National Park is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Seoraksan National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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August

If you visit Seoraksan National Park during August, you may see that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September for Seoraksan National Park is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

In October, Seoraksan National Park is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Seoraksan National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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November

November in Seoraksan National Park is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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December

Traveling to Seoraksan National Park in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Seoraksan National Park, South Korea

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Seoraksan National Park.

If you see a temple, such as Sinheungsa Temple, wear:

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