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Discover Jeju Island, Korea

About Jeju Island, Korea  >  Discover Jeju Island, Korea

Jeju Island is the largest volcanic island in Korea. Officially called Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, this premier tourist destination boasts mild weather, as well as scenic beauties of beaches, waterfalls, cliffs and caves. Some of the top tourist sites include Hallasan National Park with a largely diverse species of flora and fauna, Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak with breathtaking views, and Manjanggul Cave, the world’s longest lava tube that has been registered as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage. Meanwhile, Jeju has recently won the Global Geopark certificate, and also has been selected as the New7 Wonders of Nature.

  • Located: In close proximity to major cities of Korea, China, and Japan at a central location in Northeast Asia.
  • Population: 562,000
  • Area: 1,848 ㎢ (the largest island of the Korea Republic)
  • Climate: Subtropical with distinctive four seasons.
  • Visa: No-visa entry allowed for visitors from 180 countries up to 30 days.

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World’s First Recipient of UNESCO’s Triple Crowns

Jeju Island is well known for its abundance of scenic natural wonders and cobalt blue sea. The island was designated as geoparks by UNESCO and is the world’s first recipient of UNESCO’s triple crowns in the fields of nature and science – Biosphere Reserve (2002), World Natural Heritage (2007) and World Geoparks (2010).

  • Seongsan Ilchulbong
  • Manjanggul Lava Tube
  • Biyang Island
  • Mt. Hallasan

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Jeju Olle Trail, the Route for Walking Travelers

Jeju Olle Trail is the way for walking travelers. We found it necessary to have a long route for only those who enjoy walking in this beautiful land, Jeju. We, then, connected broken paths, discovered forgotten paths and brought out disappeared paths that have become Jeju Olle Trail today. Figuratively speaking, traveling by cars is dotted journeys where Jeju Olle Trail is a journey of a long line. You can reveal the interior of Jeju walking on Jeju Olle Trail which you can’t do from short sojourns in dots. Until you walk around the beautiful island of Jeju and are fascinated by hidden and unexplored regions in the hilly and mountainous areas and small islands, the routes in Jeju Olle Trail continue to lead you.

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Conveniently located in the heart of Korean peninsula, Seoul is served by two international airports bringing visitors from all around the world. Rated the world’s best airport in 2004, and consecutively from 2006 to 2010 by Global Traveler, Incheon International Airport is served by 70 airlines, and handles over 1,400 direct flights each week from 176 major cities around the globe.

Incheon International Airport


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