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Spring blossom cycling in Korea

The Korean peninsula has been divided between north and south for over 60 years. In land size North Korea is slightly larger but has only half the 50m population of the South, which also has the lions's share of infrastructure and development. This means that cycle touring is really only in the South, although it is now possible to tour in North Korea as well.
 
South Korea, while densely populated, is highly urbanised with many large cities. The big advantage of this is that the countryside is relatively quiet and peaceful - at least away from the many busy highway corridors. Fortunately most of the time on your bike tour you're not even aware of these.
 
Over the past five years a huge amount has been invested in cycling infrastructure around the country - particularly outside the cities. This is not very well known by the rest of the world but that is changing and future years are likely to see a big increase in cycle tourism. The vast majority of this was in the Four Rivers Project completed in 2011.

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DMZ Bike Tour

3 Hours 17.2 Km
Korea is home to an area unique and famous all over the world. That area is the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone), dividing the Korean peninsula into two nations along the ceasefire line, which has a 4km width, extending 2km into each country according to the truce agreement. After going through the ...
Updated by CTG on 4 Oct 2017

Seoul – Namhansanseong Loop

3 Hours Moderate 69 Km
This ride will start off in Seoul, and quickly joins the Han River bike path. It heads south along the Tancheon bike path, and then leaves the bike path as it heads towards the main climb of the ride. The climb is about a 3 km Cat 3 climb. If the sky is clear, beautiful views of the both Seoul ...
Updated by CTG on 4 Jan 2017

Seoul and Jeju

10 Days
This tour focuses on the two most action packed areas of Korea, Seoul and Jeju Island. We start the tour featuring the highlights of our tours in the Seoul area. We include the DMZ tour, which will give you a chance to sneak a peak of the mysterious neighbor to the north. We will tour downtown ...
Updated by CTG on 31 Mar 2016

STB (Seoul to Busan) Bike Tour

7 Days Adv-Challenging 640 Km
There are four big rivers in South Korea, and those big rivers represent each Province in South Korea. Han River represents Seoul and Gyeonggi Province, South Han River represents Gangwon Province and Chungcheong Province, Nakdong River represents Gyeongsang Province, and Geum River represents ...
Updated by CTG on 19 Jan 2016

Dong River & Jeongsun

3 Days Mod-Advanced
There are a couple of cities surrounded beautiful rivers in Gangwon Province, Korea. They are Youngwol, Jeongsun, and Danyang. And especially Youngwol and Jeongsun are more special because you can discover Dong River, and also Sogeumgang by bike. Dong River Dong River is one of the most ...
Updated by CTG on 19 Jan 2016

Seoul Day Bike Tour

1 Days
Experience a full day of Seoul sightseeing on this combination bike and walking tour with a local guide. Biking for a total of two hours, pedal past Deoksu Palace, Seoul City Hall and Hangang Park, and make stops to visit the Seoul Museum of History, Gyeongbokgung Palace and the markets of ...
Updated by CTG on 19 Jan 2016

Sojourn to the South Sea

14 Days 700 Km
Visit agricultural communities, Buddhist temples and fishing villages to gain a better understanding the lifestyles, history, culture and economics of the people of southern Korea. Day-to-day, on a ongoing basis, throughout the program there will be discussions on history, architecture, culture ...
Updated by CTG on 23 Nov 2015

Ancient Korea

10 Days Easy-Moderate 357 KmAVG 59 Km
South Korea - The Land of the Morning Calm - is steeped in contradictions and traditions. Craggy mountain ranges slope down to pristine beaches and bustling cosmopolitan cities are surrounded by serene farmland. Elements of Confucianism, practiced for a thousand years across several dynasties ...
Updated by CTG on 23 Nov 2015

Jeju Island

4 Days
A complete circuit around Jeju Island is approximately 240km. This route does not include some areas of the scenic coastline, however. Stronger riders can choose to ride a complete circuit around the island, taking 3 to 6 days to complete the loop. Alternatively, we can provide vehicle support ...
Updated by CTG on 12 Oct 2015

Beauty of Korea

1 Days
Cycling is experiencing booming popularity in Korea these days. Experience the world class bike roads that transport millions of Koreans from the city to the nearby mountains. Get some exercise and visit the Seoul countryside. Along the way we will visit scenic parks and local sights, including ...
Updated by CTG on 12 Oct 2015

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