This 7-day bike tour is designed so that you can discover South Korea on two wheels. Travelers will ride bicycles for 600 kilometers along the four river bike paths which are 100% safe and located away from cars. Travelers will discover the real South Korea by staying in hotels, Korean traditional-style guesthouses and motels while enjoying Korean food on the way to Busan.
There are four major rivers in South Korea that represent each province: the Han River represents the Seoul and Gyeonggi Province, the South Han River represents the Gangwon Province and the Chungcheong Province, the Nakdong River represents the Gyeongsang Province, the Geum River represents the Chungcheong Province, and the Youngsan River represents the Jeolla Province.
After the Four Major Rivers Project (a restoration construction), the Korean government built a bike path next to each of the for great rivers so that bike riders can get across Korea easily through this Four River Bike Road. The most famous of the Four River Bike Road is the Han River Bike Road (about 209km), the Saejae Bike Road (about 100km) and the Nakdong River Bike Road (about 324km). On these famous roads, you can ride to get between Seoul and Busan, approximately 640km. This tour will challenge you, but also be a fun and unforgettable experience for you.
On the first day, hotel pick up will be at 8:00am. From there, you will move to the Banpo Bridge, Han River Park in Gangnam in Seoul where the bike tour will start after short briefing on the journey to Busan, the bike path, etc. Then, there will be one final bike and helmet safety-check at 9:30am before beginning your bike adventure by 10:00am.
For every following day during your journey from Seoul to Busan, you will meet with your bikes at 8:30am and start riding at 9am.
At the end of the tour, you will have a short half-day city tour in Busan by van before being taken back to your hotel in Seoul by 9:00pm. The drive will take approximately five hours from Busan to Seoul.