Pocheon Herb Island

Since we really got nothing to do at Dolce Vita Pension as it’s winter, we can’t swim and we can’t use the sauna outdoor, so we decided to visit Pocheon Herb Island (포천 허브아일랜드 / 香草岛乐园) which happen to be a filming location of Runningman.

From Dolce Vita Pension, we get Jiyong Appa to called a cab for us for a 3 hours tour to Herb Island. The journey from the pension to Herb Island is about 30 minutes, and it’s quite expensive too!

For the 3 hours return trip from Dolce Vita Pension to Herb Island cost about KRW100,000 (Approx. RM 368).

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You can visit the place during day time as well but you will missed all this amazing views, but if you decided to visit at night,

Please don’t ever do it during winter!

I’m not joking but the frozen fountain behind me is REAL. REAL ICE. REAL CHILL. REAL DEATH. =.=”


The episode that Runningman filmed here was Season 1, Episode 109.

It’s actually possible to make a 1 day trip to Pocheon Herb Island from Seoul too!

POCHEON HERB ISLAND

Open all year round.

Activity Information
Herbal product making
Location: Un petite village
Activity hours
Weekdays: 10:00-18:00
Saturdays: 10:00-20:00
Sundays & Holidays: 10:00-21:00

Age Limit for Activities
Visitors of 8 years old and up.

Operating Hours
[Summer Season (May-October)]
Weekdays & Sundays 10:00-22:00
Saturdays & National Holidays 10:00-23:00

[Winter Season (November-April)]
Weekdays & Sundays 10:00-22:00
Saturdays & National Holidays 10:00-23:00

Parking Fees
Free

Admission Fees
General Admission (Ages 17 & above): 6,000 won
Children (37 months~Middle school students), Disabled, Elderly (Ages 65 & above):     4,000 won
Groups (30 or more people): 4,000 won per person

 

HOW TO GET TO POCHEON HERB ISLAND:

Directions
[Bus]
Take an express bus to Pocheon Intercity Bus Terminal.
Take Bus 57 bound for Sinbuk Oncheon (Hot spring, 신북온천)at the local bus stop outisde the Bus Terminal.
Get off at Samjeong-ri (삼정리), and go straight on Samcheongol-gil Street to arrive at Herb Island.

OR

Soyosan Station (Seoul Subway Line 1).
Take Bus 57, and get off at Samjeong-ri.
Go straight on Samcheongol-gil Street to arrive at Herb Island.

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