Winter Wonderland: Explore the Taebaek Mountain Snow Festival

The Taebaek Snow Festival stands out as one of South Korea's top winter festivals. Located in the Taebaek Mountain range, it is the best place to enjoy the beauty of winter in Korea. Immerse yourself in a winter wonderland at the Taebaek Mountain Snow Festival, where abundant snowfall and mesmerizing scenery create an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts.

The Taebaek Mountain range is a beautiful mountainous area in South Korea, stretching for 500 km along the East coast of the country.

In spring, the mountain transforms into a vibrant canvas of hot pink, adorned by the blooming mountain rhododendron and azalea. Summer brings lush greenery with dense forests and pristine waters, rainbow colored with changing leaves in autumn, while a white mantle covers the alpine peaks during the winter.

The Taebaek Mountain Snow Festival takes place every year, usually starting in late January and lasting until early February.

This festival showcases many exciting activities, ranging from ice sculptures and winter sports, to cultural performances.

One of the highlights of the festival is the snow sculpture exhibition that showcases various creations with traditional and contemporary themes.

Once the sun sets, a magical ambiance surrounds Taebaek Mountain as it comes alive with a stunning spectacle of lights.

Whether you are an experienced athlete, or you’re just looking for some winter fun, there’s many winter activities you could choose from, such as ice sledding, snow sledding and more.

After an exciting day in the heart of the mountain, you can take a seat and enjoy some delicious Korean winter delicacies. You can’t spend winter in Korea without trying the famous hotteok (sweet pancake with brown sugar syrup filling), odeng (fish cake skewers), or bungeoppang (fish-shaped pastry filled with sweet read bean paste or custard).

The Taebaek Mountain Snow Festival should definitely be on your winter bucket list. Whether you're an art enthusiast, a nature lover, or someone seeking winter adventure, this festival combines a variety of exciting activities make your winter experience truly unforgettable.

Have we caught your attention yet? You can enjoy many of these activities by coming on a trip to Taebaek Mountain Snow Festival with us!


168 Cheonjedan-gil, Taebaek-si, Gangwon-do

The Tour Includes:

Transportation - roundtrip bus ride, with pick-up from Seoul

English Speaking Your Guide

Taebaek Mt. Winter Snow Trekking

Visit to a Local Traditional Market

(for other activities and meals you may have to cover the expenses by yourself)



Things to Prepare:

Warm clothes, gloves, heatpacks, hat and muffler, winter shoes suited for trekking, crampons, sunglasses, water, snacks, camera etc.

For more details about the tour and booking information, click here!

It may seem hard to plan a trip to Taebaek Mountain all by yourself. However, it would also be such a shame to miss out on the opportunity to enjoy this winter festival. Let WinterFriend take care of you trip while you just enjoy and have a great time! ๐Ÿ˜Š