Korea by Bike

Korea by Bike Title
A guide to riding a bicycle in Korea.

How do you want to experience Korea?

Bikes let you experience the country at your own pace. Watch streams become rivers, waves lap craggy coastlines, mountains surf the green peninsula.

South Korea provides you with a unique opportunity. Fifty-million people live in a nation the size of Indiana. Outsized tax revenue and a pint-sized terra firma allowed local and national agencies to create networks of bike paths that blanket the land.

How much bike path? Thousands. They travel north, south, east, west.

Looking for an afternoon excursion? How about a week-long adventure? Korea by Bike will guide you through rocky coastlines, historic treasures, and mountaintop views.

Let’s pedal ahead!

Info about Korea’s certification bike paths, including cross-country, coastline, and island routes.

Where to sleep. How to get around. What to eat. Get this and more info.

Bike Passport? Stamp booth? Learn Korea’s countrywide Bike Certification System.

Bike paths blanket Korea. Eleven, which cross the country, traverse mountain passes, and cycle through ocean spray, hold red booths that allow riders to stamp bike passports and win awards.

Korea by Bike profiles these bike paths. Find pages with detailed ride-throughs, lists of major highlights, guides to get to the start line, and more.

Ride the length of South Korea, from Incheon to Busan.

Ride the length of South Korea, from Incheon to Busan.

Tour Korea’s east coast, along rocky ridges and sunset-enhanced seascapes.

Tour Korea’s east coast, along rocky ridges and sunset-enhanced seascapes.

Find ancient forts, bamboo groves, and weirs on four western bike paths.

Find ancient forts, bamboo groves, and weirs on four western bike paths.

Circle a tropical island and ride to Korea’s romantic city.

Circle a tropical island and ride to Korea’s romantic city.

The Tips! section includes all the extra nuggets of info you’ll need to ride Korea by Bike, including where to refuel, lay your head, and how to get around.

Eat

A menu of popular Korean and non-Korean dishes.

Where to sleep while biking in Korea.

How to get to Korea’s bike paths.

A guide to Korea’s four seasons.

How to stay safe while cycling in Korea.

Rent, pack, and prepare your bike.

Insights into Korea’s language and culture.

Korea wants to play a game. What game? A country-wide treasure hunt.

  • Step 1: Buy a Bike Passport.
  • Step 2: Find red stamp booths along Korea’s bike paths.
  • Step 3: Stamp your Bike Passport.

Collect all the stamps along a bike path and get a spiffy certificate of completion. Complete a course and buy yourself an Olympic-style medal to make your friends jealous.

A guide to Korea’s bike certification system. Learn how to buy and use a Bike Passport.

A complete list of certification centers (red stamp booths) along Korea’s bike paths.

How to use Korea’s mapping services and maps of the bike paths.

A guide to using the Bike Passport app.