[Guinsa] [2019]Mountain & I

Experience Templestay, Chungcheongbuk-do, 82-43-420-7397

Price List(Won)  

Type Adult Student(up to 18) Pre-schooler
Experience 70,000KRW 70,000KRW 70,000KRW
Type Adult Student(up to 18) Pre-schooler
Experience Templestay 70,000KRW 70,000KRW 70,000KRW

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Program Information

[2019]Mountain & I

*Experiential stay : USD $70.00( But $60.00 by paypal when you pay in advance)
: cash on arrival: $70 for person

We need your uniform size please. eg) S, M, L, XL, XXL

Here, Lotus blossoming area! Deep Mt. Sobaek!
Come and feel the nature and refill the energy!

Please be here by 2:00PM~2:30PM and call us to T.425 from the accommodation building which is the first building on your left as you enter Guinsa Temple. OT is starting at 3:00PM at the templestay center.
I attached the map of the accommodation building of Guinsa.

This program's fee is ($70)for person
You can pay via PayPal or in cash on arrival as well. Both are OK.

※ Preparations Check list
- Basic essentials such as soap, towels, toothbrush,etc.
- Comfortable hiking shoes. (It's quite steep here).
- An umbrella for your convenience.
- One empty plastic bottle. (so, you'll be able to fill drinkable water here.
▶ Short pants, , sandals or sleepers are not allowed in the temple.
▶ Morning and Evening is quite cold bring warm jacket and (comfortable pants.)

You are welcome to Guinsa!
Lovely area to experience Korean Buddhism and Culture.

*You would share the accommodation with other participants.
* No Mobile Service Only Wifi is available.
* This area is quit steep.

*Every Monday is off day.

**Very Special Group templestay is available
welcome for Sept. 27~28, Sept. 28~29.
up to 10 to 100 group of international templestayers.
For one person the fee is only 20,000won.Please contact us.
guinsatemple@daum.net +82434207397



Time Title
14:00~14:30 Check in
15:00~16:00 Orientation & Making Prayer beads and More.((Upstairs of Information Center)
16:00~17:10 Free Time
17:10~18:00 Silence Temple Tour
18:00~18:30 Evening Ceremony: Main Buddha Hall
18:30~20:00 Temple Meal Ceremony(with Bibimbob) & Tiding up and Washing dinner set(Upstairs of Information Center)
20:00~21:00 Sitting Meditation & More (Upstairs of Information Center)
20:00~03:00 Bed Time or Practice for your own together.(Upstairs of Information Center)


Time Title
03:30~04:30 Morning Ceremony: Main Buddha Hall
04:30~06:00 Free Time (Free Meditation for your own)
06:00~07:00 Breakfast - Public Dining Hall (Free For your own time)
08:00~09:30 [Mountain & I]: Walking Meditation(From Accommodation Building)
09:30~10:30 Tea Meditation with a Monk
10:30~11:00 Tidy up&Cleaning rooms & Please Check out at 11:00AM

Temple stay Preparations Check list

Toiletries, towels, socks, comfortable shoes for hiking such as sneakers (sandals/flip-flops NOT allowed), umbrella, jacket (gets chilly at night), casual T-shirts/pants to wear underneath the temple stay uniform.
▶ Short Pants / Sleeveless Shirts are Not Suitable for a Temple.

※ Temple uniform will be provided.

Payment & Cancellation Policy

Refund policy:
3 days prior to arrival cancellation: 100% refund
2 days prior to arrival cancellation: 50% refund
1 day prior to arrival cancellation: 10% refund
Day of arrival cancellation : NO refund
Note: 100% refund in case of cancellation due to severe weather or natural disaster

For any inquiry or reservation,
Please email guinsatemple@daum.net (We will reply ASAP)

Tel : +82-43-420-7425 (Call from outside korea, 9:00am~5:30pm by Korean Time)
* Every Monday is off day.


Desirable Behavior

1. Please be careful not to speak loudly, shout, run, sing, or play music.

2. Men and women should avoid intimate physical contact.

3. Drinking and smoking are banned in all parts of the temple.
When you get caught, you will be fined less than 100,000 KRW.

4. You must leave the room key at the desk(or to Mr.Kim) when you leave.

*You would share the accommodation with other temple stayers as part of the practice in the temple.

Please take note of this message and understand it.

Thank you for your great interest on Guinsa Templestay!

Way to Temple

How to access from Seoul:

If you are driving from Seoul
(for navigation system: Tel. 043-423-7100 구인사)
1. Yeongdong Highway(South Wonju) -> Manjong Fork Point -> Central Highway(Daegu Direction)
① -> West Jecheon IC -> Yeongwol(No.38 Road) Direction -> Changwon-ri -> Guinsa Temple
② -> North Danyang IC -> Maepo, Danyang -> Guinsa Temple

When you arrive at the parking lot...

You could park your car and tell the parking man you are here for templestay. The parking fee is free, then.

Please take a bongo van and come up to Templestay Accommodation Building and check your name on the room door. (You could use the phone there, call us at T.425, then we'll answer you.)
See you soon.

There is a specific bus that you could take from Seoul.
*Taking a subway train (to get to Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal):
The name of the station for Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal is Subway Green Line (Line 2) at Gangbyeon (강변) Station; in other words, “Dong-Seoul bus terminal station.”

There are bus lines from Dong-Seoul to Guinsa (temple)

Departure time
(Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal
to Guinsa Terminal)
[takes three hours but for weekends it takes longer]

At Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal, the ticket window for Guinsa is on the ground. (In American English, the 1st floor.)

When you buy tickets, say it clearly: “Gu-In-Sa.”

When you get off the bus at the bottom of Guinsa Temple, please come up to Templestay Accommodation Building and check your name on the room door. (You could use the phone there, call us at T.425, then we'll answer you.)

See you soon.

Contact Info

  • Everyday 09:00am~17:30pm (Every Monday is off day)
  • Kim Chang Hyun 043-420-7425,7397 guinsatemple@daum.net

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