Monapark Yongpyeong Resort (Monapark Yongpyeong Resort)
With temperatures all over the country plummeting to this winter’s lowest point this week, those looking for winter fun and thrills can expect more fun in Gangwon-do, a mountainous region known for its abundant snowfall. The state hosted his 2018 Winter Olympics.
Gangwon-do’s exciting options include lure fishing, bare-handed fishing, sledding, trekking, skiing, and Korean drama filming locations for K-drama aficionados.
Children enjoy ice fishing at the Inje Ice Fishing Festival (Inje Ice Fishing Festival)
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Winter enthusiasts may want to take a last-minute chance to enjoy some ice fishing, as most fishing events in Gangwon-do end in January.
The Inje Ice Fishing Festival is held in Inje County, a mountainous region of Gangwon Province about 165 kilometers northeast of Seoul. The event is centered around a pond with a small ice cave where smelt under the ice drop fishing lines in hopes of catching bait.
The Hwacheon Trout Festival, popularly known as “Hwacheon Sancheoneo Festival” in Korean, also runs through January 29 and features exciting hands-on activities such as bare-hand fishing and trout grilling.
For trout fishing, there is also the Pyeongchang Trout Festival, which has recorded more than 120,000 visitors so far this season.
For the latest information on Gangwon-do’s winter fishing festivals, head to the Hongcheon Ganggon Festival, which is held at various locations around Hongcheon.
The event attracted more than 150,000 anglers with unique ginseng-baited trout.
If the cold weather is severe, the Hongcheon River Kong Kong Festival also offers indoor fishing, VR fishing, a sand playground, and alpaca feeding.
Admission to the festival is free, but fees for activities, fishing gear and bait vary by event.
Trekkers pass a frozen waterfall in Cheorwon, Gangwon-do. (Gangwon Snow Festa)
If you want a quiet and leisurely walk with beautiful winter scenery, walk along Hantan Gangdo in Cheorwon City, Gangwon-do.
Famous for the demilitarized zone that bisects the Korean peninsula, Cheorwon-gun is a popular destination to enjoy the snowy Korean winters.
The trekking program, Hantangan Trekking on the River, ventures deep into the county on a 6-kilometer trail from the Taebong Bridge ticket office to the Goseokjeong Pavilion.
From towering mountain ridges to frozen waterfalls, the sheer beauty of the natural winter landscape leaves visitors in awe.
3,000 won for children, 4,000 won for 13-18 year olds. Adult tickets are 10,000 won.
There are skiers on the slopes of Mona Park Yongpyeong Resort in Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do. (Mona Park Yongpyeong Resort)
A sharp drop in temperature means it’s the perfect time to hit the slopes for skiing, snowboarding and sledding.
Multinational online travel company Trip.com recently announced that it would be collaborating with Gangwon Province to offer free sledding on Nami Island, a small half-moon-shaped island in Chuncheon.
If you have a ticket to Nami Island, which is famous as a filming location for the 2002 hit TV drama “Winter Sonata,” you can sled down the 40-meter slope as many times as you like from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 the next morning. can slide down.afternoon
Gangwon-do has well-selected ski resorts such as Phoenix Pyeongchang, Monapark Yongpyeong Resort, Vivaldi Park Resort and High1 Resort.
Ski enthusiasts and snowboarders can opt for the more challenging Winter Olympic slopes for easier, more picturesque trails.
Lee Si Jin (firstname.lastname@example.org)