Summer Bookings for Han River Campsites Start

Summer Bookings for Han River Campsites Start

In a sign that summer has arrived, city officials in Seoul on Friday began taking bookings for public campsites along the Han River in Seoul.

The campsites are very popular summer getaway destinations among city residents, with tents set up for campers’ convenience.

This year the campsites will be available from July 7 to Aug. 20. A total of 430 tents will be provided: 200 in Yeouido, 130 in Ttukseom, and 100 in Jamwon. The fees are W25,000 on weekends and holidays, and W15,000 on weekdays (US$1=W1,123).

Reservations started Friday for July 7-31, and will begin June 16 for the Aug. 1-20 period, at Bookings are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.…