The Chuncheon City Government announced that from August 28 (Saturday) to September 5 (Sunday), it will be operating train and bus tours running directly between Seoul and Chuncheon. There will also be a special bus package named “Chuncheon Mankkikho (춘천 만끽호)” targeting Japanese visitors. These tour packages are designed to proactively draw tourists to Chunchen during the period of the 2010 Chuncheon World Leisure Games and the Chuncheon Dakgalbi & Makguksu Festival.
Train tours depart from Namchuncheon Station and take passengers to the venue of the World Leisure Games, Soyang Dam, Uiamho Lake, Kim Yu-jeong House of Literature and finally arrive at Kim Yu-jeong Station, which has trains back to Seoul. Fees for this one-day tour are 19,000 won for adults and 15,000 won for children. The bus tour departs from the Gwanghwamun area in central Seoul and takes visitors on a one-day bus tour course that includes Jamsil in Seoul, the venues of the festivals, Soyang Dam, Statue of Soyanggang Maid and Kim Yu-jeong House of Literature. Fees are 15,000 won.
“Chuncheon Mankkikho” is designed especially for Japanese tourists who visit Seoul and want to go to Chuncheon as well. Buses depart from the Seoul Lotte Hotel and go to Namiseon Island, Gongjicheon areas, the Drama Gallery, the venue of the World Leisure Games and to Chuncheon’s Myeongdong Street.
Venue: Songam Sports Town, downtown Chuncheon
Official Website of Chuncheon Dakgalbi & Makguksu Festival www.mdfestival.com (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
For information about the train/bus city tour, contact 1600-7788 (Korean) or www.k7788.co.kr (Korean)
Chuncheon Mankkikho 02) 778-0150 (Korean, Japanese)
(A group of more than 4 people can make a reservation at the information desk of Lotte Hotel)
Korea Travel Phone +82-33-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)