Expecting adventure Korea? Right place.
Since Korea is not well known country for traveler, tourism in Korea concentrated in Seoul only. And many backpackers are just stay in Seoul for whole days in Korea. We are kind of sad for this situation. Travelers may remember Korea as ‘Seoul, Korea!’ but ‘ Adventure Korea !’
Plenty of awesome places and adventure activities are bailed to foreigners. You can enjoy world-class view mountains, gliding, rafting and camping.
Korea is such excellent place for varieties of adventure activities with some reason. See below why Korea is more heaven for ‘ Adventure Korea !’
- Excellent public transportation : You want to enjoy rock climbing? or going to hiking? It is possible to get to mountains by metro within 30~60 min. Korea is very small mountainous country. Small but filled with place for nature adventure activities. If you want to go to beach, within 60~90 Min you can get there. Excellent public transportation will take you all the places very frequently.
- Land is small. Surrounded by sea. Mountainous land : Korea is small. So every spot for adventure Korea is very reachable compared with big countries.
- Very safe : Afraid with leave Seoul? Mostly Korea known as country which is very safe. Don’t need to afraid crimes while you are enjoying adventure Korea.
- Many motels : On the road, in small town, you can see many motels. Price range for accommodation is KRW 30,000 to KRW 40,000. So You don’t need to worry with place to stay everywhere in Korea. Even near mountains, there are always place to sleep.
Adventure Korea. What adventures are available?
Surfing, Rafting, Hiking, Rock climbing, Ice climbing and camping. You can get to the places for your adventure by public transportation.
See the map above. Those 5 rafting spots are famous for locals. Beginner ~ intermediate level of difficulty.
All places can be approached by public transportation with 2 times of transferring bus.
Rafting agencies are usually run accommodations too. But I’m not sure they are good at English.