|Beautiful Riverside Bicycle Routes in Korea|
The newly-constructed bicycle route that runs along Korea’s four major rivers— Hangang River, Nakdonggang River, Geumgang River, Yeongsangang River— stretches 1,757 kilometers across the country and takes riders past traditional Korean villages, historical relics, and restaurants with traditional Korean food. Connecting the land from east to west, and from north to south, the route was recently constructed, and is safe for cycling. It also features a variety of convenience facilities including camp sites. The route also features several bicycle rental shops on the way, so visitors can rent a bike and safety gear at affordable prices. Read on and immerse yourself in the scenic adventures of cycling tours around Korea.
Ara Bicycle Route (21 kilometers, 1.5 hours)
The 21 kilometer-long Ara bicycle route was created along the Gyeongin Arabaetgil Canal connecting Incheon and Seoul. Riders have called it a “fantastic bicycle route.” Like a runway, the route has no sudden curves or slants and it is set against a beautiful urban landscape. There are also 16 bridges, artificial waterfalls, rest areas, and large sculptures. There is also a scenic view from Arumaru Observatory, which is located in a gorge of Gyeyangsan Mountain.