A Walk Among the Graves

Korea’s Cemetery Tour

LIMITED TIME: September – November

Join us to respectfully explore Korea’s folklore of funerals, tombs, and the afterlife as we hike through a vast mountain cemetery.

This light hiking tour goes through the Korean countryside, exploring sites and culture rarely seen by travellers.

This is a seasonal tour, available only September through November.

  • Meet at Samsong Station to travel to the cemetery just outside of town
  • Respectfully explore an old yet active mountain cemetery
  • Hear legends and little-known folklore about Korean burial customs
  • Learn local traditions of souls and the afterlife
  • Engaging tour led by professional guide
  • Personalized small group hiking tour and commentary
  • Optional: Toast over some Korean fried chicken and beer before heading back

Maximum 6 people

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Please wear comfortable shoes or boots for light hiking. The tour takes place outdoors, so dress for the season and the weather.


Your Guide Shawn showing off graves on The Dark Side of Seoul Podcast