Day trip

Nami Island, Korean Style Garden of Morning Calm & Rail Bike

4.6 / 5

78 reviews

Activity provider: KTOURSTORY

Nami Island, Korean Style Garden of Morning Calm & Rail Bike

Activity provider: KTOURSTORY

From US$ 63 per person

Join a full-day tour and spend the day exploring one of the most popular places outside of Seoul. Visit Nami Island and the Garden of Morning Calm. You can also choose the rail bike option which allows you to view the incredible scenery.

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Duration 11 - 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Chinese, English, Korean


8 - 9 hours
  • Seoul

  • 1.5 hours
  • Gapyeong-gun (break)

    • Optional
  • Namiseom (free time)

  • Garden of Morning Calm (free time)

  • 1.5 hours
  • Seoul

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
  • Enjoy Nami Island and its beautiful scenery where lots of movies and K-dramas were filmed
  • Visit the Garden of Morning Calm, which opened in 1993 and shows the beauty of Korean-style gardens with its various flora and fauna
  • Choose the rail bike option to slowly ride along the river
Full description

Nami Island is a half-moon-shaped isle, and on it is the grave of General Nami, who led a great victory against the rebels in the 13th year of the 7th king of the Joseon Dynasty - King Sejo, who reigned from 1455 to 1468. Nami Island also declared its cultural independence and was reborn as the Naminara Republic. It has its own national flag, anthem, currency, passport, phone cards, stamps, orthography, and even a certification of citizenship. The Garden of Morning Calm is a 300,000-meter garden that attracts an array of frequent families, friends, couples and photographers who come to explore the beautifully sculpted garden flowers, trees and pathways of this stunning garden paradise. If you choose the rail bike option, you will see an old train track in the beautiful countryside that has been converted into a serene rail bike track. With this option, visit the rail bike station in the morning before you visit Nami Island and The Garden of Morning Calm. You will have 2-3 hours at each venue and will be dropped off at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station, Myeongdong Station, or Hongik University Station. On the non-rail bike option, you will be dropped off between 5:30 PM and 6:00 PM, and on the rail bike option you will return between 7:00 PM and 8:00 PM.

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Professional English and Chinese-speaking staff
  • Entrance fees to the attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This tour is free of charge for infants aged 0-2, if they do not occupy a seat
  • Please inform the tour operator 48 hours beforehand if you will be bringing a stroller or wheelchair
  • The itinerary is subject to weather and traffic conditions
  • Because of the Light Festival at The Garden of Morning Calm, this tour will operate on the winter schedule from December 9, 2022 to March 19, 2023
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 78 reviews

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Our guide was very helpful explaining everything and organizing the group. I liked the rail ride and the garden the most. Nami island was very "touristy" and made up in my opinion. Overall a very good opportunity for an excursion outside Seoul where going on your own would be much harder without a car. Plus because it is a tour guide trip the tickets were a better deal

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September 20, 2022

The bus was comfortable and the tour guide, Jennifer, was nice and friendly! The trip there and back took about 3 hours, so remember to pack water or food if you need. Free time was given at the two locations to roam around on your own, and be sure to be back in time so as to not miss the bus. Instructions were clear and to the point, with a short history on the location we are going. It was a nice and chill trip. Thank you!

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September 8, 2022

Great day with guide Rachel. She was full of information and went out of her way to do all she could for us to make the day unforgettable. The rail bikes were a great start to the day and the tunnels fabulously entertaining Nami island was absolutely breathtaking. 100% recommend anyone visiting South Korea to take a visit! The gardens at the end of the day were so calm and tranquil an amazing end to the day!

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July 19, 2022

Product ID: 165203