Friday, December 18, 2015

Fun Skiing Family Holiday in Korea

Experience a world of exciting winter leisure activities. Feel the thrilling speed and freedom of skiing. Take skiing and snowboarding lessons. Enjoy exciting performances and cultural events. Be awed by the magnificent snowscapes and unique resort experiences. Discover the special world of winter festivals in Korea.


Gangwon-do, Korea’s winter sports capital

Situated in the central eastern part of the Korean Peninsula, Gangwon-do is where the Taebaek Mountains pass through from the north to south, with lush mountains and pristine rivers surrounding 18 beautiful ski areas. To the east lies the azure blue water of the East Sea, and along the Taebaek Mountains lie the Seoraksan National Park with its impressive rocks and breathtaking views; the Odaesan National Park with its over 100 years old Korean fir trees and the Chiaksan National Park with its breathtaking snowscape.

Most ski resorts in Korea are located in the mountainous regions of Gangwon-do, often referred to as a winter sports capital. Dressed in pure white snow and boasting spectacular views, these magnificent mountains are an ideal place to enjoy the romantic winter atmosphere and experience thrilling skiing.

Pyeongchang, a county in Gangwon-do province, is home to world-class resorts including the Alpensia Resort, the YongPyong Resort and the Bokwang Phoenix Park, all of which have been chosen as venues for various events at the 2018 Winter Olympics.


GO-GO Ski Festival

The Go-Go Ski Festival is held four times between December to February at the High1 Resort. With high-quality snow and outstanding slope course, High1 Resort is one of Korea’s leading ski slopes with 17 slopes including 4.2km beginner slope. The resort features 403 rooms, two ski houses, two resting area, an observatory at the top of the mountain and a golf course.


The Go-Go Ski Festival offers fun and exciting winter experiences including skiing and snowboarding lessons taught by exert instructors, amateur ski competitions, snowboard competitions, and sledding competitions, while featuring some evening events like Korean traditional dance and modern performances. The upcoming sessions of the Go-Go Ski Festival are scheduled from 17 to 20 January, 31 January to 03 February, and 16 to 19 February 2016.


Fun Ski Festival

The Fun Ski Festival is held between mid December to early March at the YongPyong Resort, the birthplace of Korean Winter Sports and a well-known host of international competitions. The YongPyong Resort is equipped with outstanding facilities including 28 slopes and 14 lift facilities as well as a golf club, waterpark, and accommodation, allowing visitors to enjoy a relaxing holiday in a natural setting.

The Fun Ski Festival offers a memorable experience to participants with its exciting skiing and snow programs that cannot be found in other ski tour packages. From skiing and snowboarding lessons to skiing competitions and award ceremonies, from cultural performances and recreational activities to exotic local cuisine, the Fun Ski Festival is truly a festive experience. The upcoming sessions of the Fun Ski Festival are scheduled for 10 to 13 January, 24 to 27 January, 21 to 24 February, and 02 to 05 March 2016.


Ice & Snow World Festival

Experience the Ice & Snow World Festival, a fantasy world made of ice and snow from 23 December 2015 to 28 February 2016 at Alpensia, a year-round tourist resort featuring European accommodation, a 45-hole golf course, convention centre, waterpark and more. Its slopes boast high-quality snow, allowing visitors to enjoy thrilling rides. With a ski-tower, monorail, and cross-country facilities, it offers an ideal environment for leisure sports. Enjoy the wide range of activities, the diverse entertainment, the exotic cuisine and the chic shopping!


Taebaeksan Snow Festival

The Taebaeksan Snow Festival offers a true winter experience. It features exquisite snow and ice sculptures, a Snowman Festival, snow sledding and a number of performances with the beautiful snow-covered Taebaeksan Mountain in the backdrop.

The festival will be held from 22 to 31January 2016 at the Taebaeksan Provincial Park, Jungang-ro Street of Taebaek-si and Hwangji Pond.

Plan you Korea visit today. Don’t miss out on the amazing winter thrills!

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