Jeju Olle Trail

  • Jeju Olle-gil Trails【 Photo: Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak along Route 1 】
  • Jeju Olle-gil Trails【 Photo: Route 1-1 on Udo Olle 】

If you're looking for an eco-friendly vacation spot where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery while walking on a well-maintained trail to stay fit, there's no better place to go than Jeju Island. In the local dialect, "olle" originally referred to the narrow path between the street and one's doorstep. Jeju Olle Trail, a series of walking trails that stretch around the entire coast of the island, is one of the many attractions and activities that Jeju has to offer. The trails pass through various landscapes along the way, including small villages, beaches, farms and forests. Each route offers a unique opportunity to soak in the beauty of Jeju and the island's culture.

There are currently a total of 26 routes, consisting of 21 main routes and five sub-routes. Each course differs in length and difficulty, allowing visitors to choose the appropriate course that meets each individual’s level. The shortest route takes approximately one hour and the longest up to eight hours to complete. As each course is equipped with directions and guiding posts along the way, even first-time visitors will be able follow the trail conveniently. Visitors can get more information about Jeju Olle Trail by visiting the official website.

For those worried about the safety of walking alone along the olle trails, visitors can rent a smart watch called “Jeju Travel Protector” at the Tourist Information Center in Jeju International Airport and Jeju Port Terminals. The smart watch has an emergency button that alerts the police with the user’s GPS location. The smart watch can be rented for free with a deposit of 50,000 won.

Jeju Olle trails
More Info
  • Website: www.jejuolle.org (Korean, English)
  • 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

This page was last updated on September 25, 2020, and therefore information may differ from what is presented here.

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