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[Korea] 2013 Ara Lock Fall Bike Festival to kick off Oct 26

  • Date10/17/2013
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The 2013 Ara Lock Fall Bike Festival: Cycle for Hope will take place in the vicinity of the Gyeongin Ara Waterway* on October 26 and 27, 2013.

During the festival, participants ride a bike along specified courses while enjoying the beautiful autumn scenery surrounding Ara Waterway. The main programs include the bike ride (16km, 40km, or 80km), a barbeque party, camping, and water sports (kayaking, boating, etc.). Register online through the festival’s official website at Application is limited to the first 1,000 applicants and the fee is 20,000 per person.

So head outdoors and cycle for a good cause at the Ara Lock Fall Bike Festival.

* Gyeongin Ara Waterway is Korea’s first inland waterway. It flows from Seoul to Gimpo and Incheon, and into the West Sea.

More info

Venue: Gyeongin Ara Waterway area
    (near Ara Gimpo Passenger Terminal in Gocheon-eup, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do)
Period: October 26 & 27
How to join: Register at
Application deadline: October 24, 2013
Participation fee (per person) *Bike rental fee: 5,000 won (exclusive)
Bike Ride 20,000 won for all ages
Bike Ride + BBQ Party 35,000 won for adults and teens/ 25,000 won for kids
Bike Ride + BBQ Party + Camping 40,000 won for adults and teens/ 30,000 won for kids
Online application (English)
    Ara Lock Fall Bike Festival (Korean, English)
    Ara Waterway (Korean)
Inquiries: +82-2-2077-6957 (Korean, English)/ +82-2-729-9425 (Korean, English)
1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Courtesy of Korea Tourism Organization