2019 Top Cherry Blossom Spots in Korea (Forecast and Flowering time)



Spring is around the corner! And we can’t wait to go on a romantic Cherry Blossom viewing date! Spring may be long but the Cherry blossom season is very short, so make sure to check the dates for the different places. Prepare your picnic basket, camera and start booking trips to these beautiful places!

1 Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival (Mar 29 ~ Apr 7, 2019)

This is probably Korea’s most popular and largest cherry blossom festival. It’s held annually in Jinhae (south part of Korea) you can easily get there from Busan!

One of the top attractions during the festival is the 800-meter section of flowers on the railroad by Gyeonghwa Station, and the 1.5-kilometer flower streams where visitors can take in the beautiful spring flowers. More than 350,000 cherry blossom trees will be lined on both sides of the cherry blossom road! Jinhae Gunhangje Festival is a great place to create special memories of your Korea trip! Pros: Big, beautiful and fun. Cons: Could be more crowded compared to other places.

Click the links below to book a shuttle bus tour to the Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival! (Departing from Seoul and Busan):

2. Gyeongju City (March 20~ April 8, 2019)

Gyeongju City is famous for its historical importance and culture heritage. It is also one of the most beautiful places to see Cherry blossoms! from Busan you can take our shuttle bus package all the way and see the best places in one day! Check and BOOK HERE!

3. Jeju Island (March 23 ~ 30, 2019)

If you are planning a trip to Jeju island during this time make sure to book our special Cherry blossom Shuttle bus 1-day tour! Not only do you get to see Cherry blossoms you will also get to go to Naksan-ro road where there are lots of Canola flowers along the road! Enjoy Jeju islands nature in the best way possible! Check and BOOK HERE


4. Nami island / Gapyeong Cherry Blossom Tree Road (April 15~26, 2019)

Nami Island is one of the most popular places to visit in Korea, any season you go it will be beautiful because of its nature and tree-lined roads. But if you like pink then this will be a great Photo Spot during spring! As you might know, Nami Island is also featured a lot in different Kdramas! We have a special limited offer for those who want to come here with a certified tour guide please BOOK HERE


Nami island entrance

Gapyeong Cherry Blossom Tree Road

5. Yeoido Hangang Park (April 1 ~ 16, 2019)

One of Seoul’s most famous parks; Yeouido holds a Spring Flower Festival every year. You can enjoy beautiful azaleas, forsythia, royal azaleas, and other spring flowers. The celebration is famous for its 1,886 Korean Cherry trees. At night, the cherry blossoms are lit up with various colored lights and a wide range of street performances and art exhibitions take place.


There are a few ways to get there, you can take the subway to Yeouido Station (Line 5 or 9), get out Exit 5. Or take Bus 162, 262, or 461 to National Assembly Bus Stop. You can also get off at National Assembly Station (Subway Line 9), Exit 1 or 6 and take a 5-minute walk. Also, make sure to check out this private car + driver service OR the shuttle bus tour by clicking on the links below:



6. Seoul Royal palace: Gyeongbokgung (April 1 ~ 16, 2019)


Why not enjoy the beautiful cherry blossoms like the royalty once did? In the Seoul palace Gyeongbokgung! I would totally recommend you to wear Hanbok because 1) You get in the palace for FREE 2) think about the fun and gorgeous pictures you can take in the gardens of the palace? Check out how to rent a Hanbok (nearby the palace) and this great Private Gyeongbokgung tour by clicking on the links below:

7. Seoul N Tower (April 1 ~ 16, 2019)


If you want to be more active I would suggest hiking up to the Seoul N Tower (Namsan Tower) It’s a nice and easy hike with many cherry blossom trees to take pictures of. Also, the view from the top is amazing! If you don’t like hikes that’s okay there is a cable car you can take up to the top as well! But you will get more pictures if you take your time walking up, it will maybe take only an hour including picture taking (more or less) and it’s not a difficult path. Check out these shuttle bus and/or private tours:


Looking for other Spring Tours?

Besides seeing the beautiful cherry blossoms in Korea, there is a lot more to see and do during Spring! Browse our latest products by clicking on the link below! You can go see the famous Taean Tulip Festival, Boseong Green Tea Field, Strawberry picking, Nami island etc!

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