This is to introduce a new tourist commodity-“Walking in Mt Kumgang” in Mt Kumgang Special Zone for International Tourism which was registered as a world biosphere reserve.
The walkway course intends to spend time communing with nature and to enjoy natural landscape while having a walk.
There are Onjong Pavilion-Mansang Pavilion Course and Onjong Pavilion-Mokran Restaurant Course in the Outer Kumgang area which is well known for its scenic beauty in Mt Kumgang.
Onjong Pavilion-Mansang Pavilion Course starts from the parking lot at Onjong Pavilion in Onjong-ri, Kosong County to the parking lot at Mansang Pavilion, which commands a fine view of Samson Rock, via Kumgangsan Hotel, Kwanum Falls and Ryukhwa Rock in Manmulsang Section. The distance is around 10.15km.
And Onjong Pavilion-Mokran Restaurant Course with the distance of 5.46km starts from the parking lot at Onjong Pavilion to the parking lot at Mokran Restaurant via pear tree field and Changtho Pine Grove which is filled with anion.
Mt Kumgang is known as the miracle of the great nature in the world for its topography, the beauties of mountains and valleys, thick woods, autumnal tints, waterfalls and pools, riverside and lakes, seaside scenic spots, clouds and mist and flora of various kinds.
Walking in Mt Kumgang will get favorable reception not only from ordinary tourists but also from the elderly, disabled persons and children who have difficulty in climbing.