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Jeondeungsa One Night Temple Stay with Round Trip Transfers from Seoul


Seek your inner peace at Jeondeungsa Temple

Get a glimpse into monastery life in Jeondeungsa, one of Korea's significant Buddhist temples. Spend two days living among monks and discover their traditions as you partake in rituals and ceremonies.

  • Hiking
  • Main Buddha hall
  • Da-Seon (Tea Ceremony)
  • 108 Prostrations
  • Balwoogongyang (monastic meal)
  • Baru-Gongyang (monastic meal offering)
  • Room inside
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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • DAY1  
  • 10:45 Meet-Up at The Plaza Hotel Lobby
  • 11:00 Depart for Jeondeungsa Temple
  • 13:00 Arrival at Jeondeungsa Temple
    Buddha hall for program Be welcomed by monks upon arriving at the serene Jeondeungsa Temple. Proceed to the registration area before heading to the room provided for you.
  • 14:00 Orientation at Meditation Hall
    Learn temple etiquette and guidelines as the monks give you a brief orientation. This will get you familiarized with the Buddhist culture and monastic life you are about to experience.
  • 17:30 Dinner
    Baru-Gongyang (monastic meal offering) Begin your monastic experience enjoying a vegetarian meal with the monks.
  • 18:20 Four Buddhist Instrument Ceremony
    Hear the distinct sound of four instruments; the Dharma drum, temple bell, wooden fish and the cloud-shaped gong as they are played together in remembrance of Buddha's enlightening wisdom.
  • 18:30 Evening Ceremony / 108 Prostrations
    108 prostration Appreciate the wisdom and teachings of Buddha as you join monks in the evening ceremony followed by the 108 Prostrations which teach the importance of respect and humility.
  • 19:40 Meditation
    Yebool Channel inner peace as you join the monks in meditation. This is the perfect time to reevaluate your way of life and focus on happiness.
  • 20:20 Prayer Bead Making
    Buddhist rosary Prayer beads are a traditional tool used in counting the number of times a mantra is recited, the number of prostrations is done and even the frequency Buddha's name is recited.
  • 21:00 Wash Up
  • 21:30 Lights Out
  • DAY2  
  • 04:00 Wake Up
  • 04:30 Early Morning Ceremony
    Take part in the early morning ceremony of the monks beginning with the rhythmic sound of a gong. Join the monks as they head to the ceremony hall where the pre-dawn chanting begins.
  • 05:10 Meditation
    Yebool Channel inner peace as you join the monks in meditation. This is the perfect time to reevaluate your way of life and focus on happiness.
  • 06:00 Balwoogongyang Breakfast
    Balwoogongyang (monastic meal) Savor your first meal of the day with the monks. This act is done in silence and in an upright posture to pay respect to all people and life.
  • 07:30 Ulyeok (Communal Work)
    Ulyeok represents the act of unity within temple residents working together as they sweep temple grounds, engage in farming and many other chores. It is also seen as another way of building patience and discipline.
  • 08:00 Walking Meditation
    Vally in temple Head out and clear your mind as you take a walk around temple grounds. Join the monks as they go on their morning walking meditation.
  • 09:30 Tea Time with a Monk
    Da-Seon (Tea Ceremony) Get insight into life in the monastery as you enjoy tea time with a monk.
  • 11:30 Lunch
    Balwoogongyang (monastic meal) Enjoy one last vegetarian meal with the monks before heading back to the metro.
  • 12:30 Departure to The Plaza Hotel
  • Drop-Off at The Plaza Hotel
    • Smoking and alcohol consumption is not allowed in the temple.
    • If less than 3 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 7 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • No sleeveless, collarless shirts or T-shirts
    • No short pants
    • No mini skirts
    • No clothing that exposes a large amount of skin
    • No see-through fabrics
    • Only luggage that you can personally carry is allowed
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Because the monastery is a religious sanctuary, participants are advised to refrain from showing public displays of affection, singing, dancing and playing loud music.
Additional Note(s)
    • Private rooms will be provided but men and women will stay separately. Rooms will be assigned on the day of arrival upon registration.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather, traffic conditions or temple situations.
    • Please arrive at your check-in location 15 minutes prior to the start time.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
Activity provider
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 5 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Availability Sat
Meal Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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