First DMZ Bicycle Tour of 2018 takes place on April 29

Createdd 2018-04-19 Hit 319

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To commemorate the installation of the Imjingak Pyeonghwa-Nuri bicycle rental station, Gyeonggi Province announced on April 6 that the DMZ Bicycle Tour will take place on April 29.

The DMZ Bicycle Tour will allow people to access to the DMZ, a zone that is usually restricted, and provide them with the opportunity to explore the area while experiencing first-hand the historical and ecological beauty of the DMZ.

As an event commemorating the opening of the Imjingak Pyeonghwa-Nuri bicycle rental station in March, this tour will be accompanied by other activities to entertain participants such as DMZ photo exhibitions and postcard-writing events.

The bicycle tour course is designed to maximize enjoyment of the beautiful natural environment of the DMZ while ensuring visitors remain within a safe and secure area close to the Imjingang Riverside patrol road within the civilian control line, the Tongildaegyo Bridge and Chopyeongdo Island. This 1.5-hour course covers a total distance of 17.2 kilometers (there is also a beginner course of 13 kilometers).

Applications for the event can be made online via the Gyeonggi Tourism Organization website (www.ggtour.or.kr) from April 9 to 20. A KRW 10,000 participation fee applies. Bicycle rental will also be available on site for a fee of KRW 3,000.

The DMZ Bicycle Tour will take place twice this year, with the second event slated for October 28.

For more information, please contact the DMZ Tourism Team of the Gyeonggi Tourism Organization (031-956-8306~7).