In recent years, Busan in South Korea has developed into a mecca for active mountain tourists. The old saying goes: “Mountaineering is a man’s business”. But nowadays, many women join the men and often even compete to see who can overcome the most difficult obstacles. Not only are these mountains beautiful to look at, they are also a source of inspiration and pride.
City and Mountains
The city has a lot to offer for those who want to explore the countryside, as the region has many mountains that are accessible by public transport. There are also over 10 different hiking trails in the area, so you can hike up your favorite mountain and enjoy the view from above. In the summer, busloads of mountain tourists come down from the city to enjoy the city views and visit the popular countryside.
In the late afternoon and evening, a visit to Busan Port is a delightful activity. The beautiful Gwangandaegyo Bridge reflects the city skyline. After circling the harbor you can stroll along the shore and enjoy the cool evening breeze. The Fish Market is a fun stop for tourists as it is a popular destination for active mountaineers and those looking to spend a day hiking in the mountains.
If you are an active type and enjoy climbing mountains, this area is a great destination for you. Not only is the region the least snow-covered in all of Korea, it is also known for its hilly terrain and is the perfect destination for mountaineers. The city’s culture and folk festivals are as popular as the mountains.
Activities and more
With more active mountaineers visiting South Korea, there is a growing number of outdoor activities in the region. With a growing number of experienced climbers and trekkers, Busan is becoming a hotspot for these people. With its excellent hiking and mountain biking trails, Busan continues to attract active mountaineers from around the world.