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Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
~ Cesare Pavese
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One does not discover new lands
without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
~ Andre Gide
Summer in South Korea
The months of June, July, and August bring scorching tempers, high humidity, and potential typhoons to Korea. Beaches open all over the country, portable fans make their yearly appearance, and night time activities peak as people take advantage of cooler evening temperatures.
What to do in Korea in Summer
From epic water gun fights to huge EDM parties and mud festivals, summer in South Korea is packed with amazing festivals. It’s the ideal time to hit the beach, try out water-based activities, go camping or glamping, or gape at huge fields of pretty lotus flowers.
Limited Edition Summer Tours in Korea 2023
Yes, summer in Korea is searing hot, with humidity that’ll make the soles of your feet sweat, but there’s also a ton of unique events and festivals that ONLY take place during June, July, and August. From thousands of lotus flowers to beach parties to a festival full of mud, you won’t want to miss out on these excellent summer activities.
- Dolphin Spotting on a Jeju Gimnyeong Yacht Cruise | May 10th – September 9th, 2023
- Jarasum Namdo Flower Festival + Nami Island + Alpaca Ranch | May 26th – July 1st, 2023
- Club Nine Water Park Day Tour | June 1st – September 28th, 2023
- In the SOOP BTS Tour | June 2nd – August 27th, 2023
- SBS M&C Overnight Sunrise EDM Party on Nine Beach in Donghae | June 3rd – August 26th, 2023
- World DJ Festival | June 2nd – 4th 2023
- Lotte Family K-Pop Concert | June 16th – 18th, 2023
- Buyeo Lotus Flower Festival + Jeonju Hanok Villlage | July 10th – 28th, 2023
- Boryeong Mud Festival, Daecheon Beach + Suspension Bridge | July 21st – August 4th, 2023
- Boryeong Mud Festival | July 21st – August 26th, 2023