Mongolian and Korean hikers' joint walking heldEnvironment
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Within the memorandum of cooperation between the Tourism Department of the Capital City and ‘Jeju Olle’ Foundation, on July 17 hikers of Mongolia and South Korea did joint walking along Mongol Olle trail, which was opened in Gorkhi-Terelj National Park.
A total of 70 walkers from the South Korea and over 100 delegates of Tourism Development Center, ‘Khairkhan’, ‘Mazaalai’, ‘UB Hiking’, ‘Eruul Mongol’ Hiking Clubs crossed 11 km. During their walking, the participants cleaned surrounding area of Terelj river and organized a sale of hand made products and dairy products made by locals.
The Jeju Olle Foundation helps to develop trail routes to make walking environmentally friendly as well as support livelihood of local people along the walking route. There are now 21 trails covering 425 kilometers on the Jeju island.