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Sancheoneo-Mountain Trout Ice Festival,5-27 Jan 2019, Hwacheon, Gangwon-do


 
DATE: Saturday 05 - Sunday 27 January 2019
TIME: 9am - 6pm
COST: See the festival website for costs of various activities/events
VENUE: Hwacheon Steam and 5 vllages in Hwacheon, Gangwon-do

DESCRIPTION: Visitors to the Hwacheon Sancheoneo (Mountain Trout) Ice Festival can try ice fishing or even catching fish with their bare hands. In additional to fishing, they can enjoy fun activities and performances plus an exhibition of ice sculptures. Raw and grilled mountain trout (your own catch or not) are also on offer. The festival provides a fishing zone for foreigners as well as one for infants/children. Helpful staff are available to ensure that even first-timers get a catch. After fishing, enjoy your freshly caught bounty, raw or grilled, on site.
Events/Activies include:
Fishing  - Trout ice fishing, lure fishing, bare-handed fishing with a special fishing zone for foreigners and another for infants/children.
Snow/Ice fun -  Snow sledding, Ice sledding, creative sleigh, Elgomi Castle, Elgomi Bike, Ice soccer, Bobsleigh. Fun rides

NOTE: The maximum number of people admitted each day is 8,000 (less depending on the condition of the ice) or 1,000 at the same time. Book on site in the order of arrival. Maximum admissions may be reached by Noon on weekends.

INFO:. The festival website has information in English.  See also here. For help getting more information in English, contact KTO's 1330 helpline

DIRECTIONS: From Dong Seoul Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Hwacheon.
In Hwacheon, the Hwacheon Stream is about 10-min walk from the Hwacheon Bus Terminal.

 

 

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