Visit Namiseom, the Garden of Morning Calm, and Petite France when they transform this autumn! Get to all the attractions in one day when you join this bus tour! (New users get extra $3 or ₩3,000 off first booking 🎉)
South Korea transforms beautifully during fall (October-November), and three of the best places where you can experience the season are found in Gyeonggi-do. The romantic half-moon-shaped island of Nami, the vast and pleasant Garden of Morning Calm, as well as the French cultural village of Petite France all get an autumn facelift that you can witness in one day.
If you don’t have time to travel far from Seoul but want to enjoy fall in Korea, then visiting these three popular attractions is highly recommended. Below I’ll share more about how you can get to these places easily, but, first, let’s have a look at what these places look during autumn:
Nami Island in Autumn
While Nami is an attraction that you can visit regardless of the season, many people find it most appealing during fall. Its transition from summer usually takes place in the middle or towards the end of October (varies depending on weather), in which time you can expect to see a combination of red, yellow, and gold hues all around the island.
If you haven’t visited this attraction yet, you can expect to see romantic lines of trees, lakeside decks, gardens and fields, activity zones, and cafes where you can spend time and take in the beauty of Nami. But wherever you go, one thing is for sure: every corner will be Instagrammable and, yes, you won’t need to apply any filter or editing!
Garden of Morning Calm in Autumn
It’s quite surprising to know that the Garden of Morning Calm used to be just a private garden project. Now, it houses over 5,000 plant and flower species that attract around 600,000 visitors per year. But what’s more interesting is how all the fall colors just come together — you get a good mix of green, orange, red, and yellow eveywhere, which is reflected magnificently on their lake.
When you visit, you’ll love the scent of their homegrown chrystanthemums and their display of ginkgo and maple trees!
3. Petite France
Petite France is Korea’s famous French cultural village. It’s well-loved for its vibrant European-style architecture and the interactive ways that it tells the tale of The Little Prince. During autumn, this attraction in Korea transforms just as wonderfully as Nami Island and Garden of Morning Calm. You’ll love the various photo zones that they have as well the mini-festivities that they offer.
Autumn Tour of Nami Island, Garden of Morning Calm, & Petite France: 3-in-1 Bus from Seoul
While visiting one of these three attractions in Gyeonggi-do will already feel satisfying, getting to see all of them during fall will be bliss! To avoid any stress that comes from trip planning, you can join this Nami Island, Garden of Morning Calm, and Petite France bus tour that’s suitable for all travelers, whether solo, couple, or group!
The bus can pick you up in key locations in Seoul, including Myeongdong, Hongdae, and Dongdaemun History & Culture Park stations. It leaves for Gyeonggi early at 8:10am and will get you back in Seoul before 8pm. All you have to do is hop on the bus, explore, and take lots of photos in between!
The bus tour costs ₩75,000 or $67, but you can book a ticket here for just ₩65,000 or $58! The rate comes with admission to all three attractions, so you really won’t have to worry about anything. Oh, and if you’re not a WAUG user yet, you’ll even get an extra discount coupon worth ₩3,000 or $3 that you can apply on your first booking! 🥳 Just sign up below:
How to Book Your Korea Autumn Bus Tour to Gyeonggi-do
If you’re unfamiliar with booking transportation online, just follow these 5 simple steps:
- Log in or sign up for WAUG here. (New users get an extra $3 or ₩3,000 discount! 🎉)
- Proceed to the booking page of Nami Island, Garden of Morning Calm, and Petite France Bus here.
- Select the date and provide other participant information.
- Check out using your Visa, Mastercard, or AMEX.
- Wait for your voucher/s that we’ll send through the WAUG app, which you can download by clicking below:
Is your method-of-payment issued in South Korea? You can switch the page’s currency to KRW to activate the local card processor and see the other payment options!
More Options for Your Autumn Trip
If you want to spend more time in two attractions and don’t mind skipping one, you can also consider booking any of the following options:
- Alpaca World Korea
- Nami Island and Petite France Bus
- Nami Island and the Garden of Morning Calm (with rail biking experience!)
- Paintball in Gangwon-do
Featured header image (R) from Petite France Facebook Page.