Route 18-2 : Ha-Chuja-Olle (Lower Chuja) - Olle



Total Distance : 10.2Km  Total Time : 3~4hour   Difficulty :

A trail with an open, broad ocean view across a mountaintop. A coastal road, mountains, and villages are worth the view from Shinyang-hang (harbor) of Ha-Chuja to the town hall of Chuja-myeon. Follow the village trail meeting Mongdol Coast and up and down Jolbok-san (mountain) and Daewang-san (mountain). The scenery from the mountaintop of Ha-Chuja coastal waters and the sky shine in different blues. Pass Mook-ri supermarket to enter Geumpa-gol, spurting quiet vitality through a dense forest.

No wheelchair accessible area on this route.

Wheelchair Accessible Area

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Route Tip

There are some restaurants near Chuja-hang(harbor) only, so pack up something to eat beforehand. You can have noodle cup or snacks at Muk-ri Supermarket at the mid-point, but the store could be closed.

Olle Trail Ranger

It is not a problem even if it is your first time to the Jeju Olle Trail.
Let go of the fear of an unfamiliarity and bring excitement for new encounters.
  • Kim, Jung Il

Official Information Center

You may receive leaflets, guidebooks, and purchase basic souvenirs such as Jeju Olle Passport at the Jeju Olle Information Centers. Do not foret to stop by and get information you needed.

Jeju Olle Information Center (Chuja-do)

Location : 19-1, Daeseo-ri, Chuja-myeon, Jeju-si

08:00~17:00 (Lunch Break 12:00~13:00)
Close on Luna New Year and Korean Thanksgiving Day

We connect with trails around the world

The Jeju Olle Foundation launched a global marketing project to promote the Jeju Olle Trail, twinning a course to a trail abroad. You can find Jeju Olle outside Korea at 11 different Friendship Trails in Greece, Italy, Canada, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Japan, Turkey, Taiwan(province of China), Australia, and Lebanon.

18-2 Jeju Olle Friendship Trail

Greece Skiathos Trails

  • Location : The Roads of Kastro ~
  • Difficulty : Low
  • Distance : 13.1km, 4h 50min

The Skiathos Trails consists of 15 routes spanning about 106 km throughout the Greek island of Skiathos.Skiathos, famous for its Mamma Mia filming location, contains the island‘s unique vegetation, including lakes and wetlands, along with emerald-colored seas, different varieties of pine, olive tree orchards, and oak forests. Skiathos trails have sudden views which take your breath away. Springs, threshing floors, streams, historic monasteries and small chapels and other monuments, weave the history of the island. There are trails for every level of ability, so that no one is left complaining. As well as, of course, the possibility of visiting the island for more of the year, as the best months for hiking are April and May, September and October. The section that is twinned with the Jeju Olle Trail Route 18-2 as friendship trails, is Route ST6 ‘The Roads of Kastro‘ the road to the medieval fortress, the longest course among the Skiathos Trail and contains various landscapes.

Public Transportation Information

The public transportation system of Jeju Island has been entirely changed recently and still it's changing. Please double check the up-to-date information of the bus number and route before you take it.

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Foreign Language Interpretation Services by Tourism Organizations

[Visit Jeju] Jeju Travel Hot Line(Multi language interpretation service)
- +82 -(0)64-740-6000 / Chat service via mobile app also Available
- Operation Hour : Daily 09:00 ~ 18:00

[KTO] 1330 Korea Travel Hotline(Multi language interpretation service)
- Dial 1330 or though mobile app.
- Operation Hour: 24/7

How to find the Starting Point
How to find the way back from the Finishing Point
Navarone Cliffs

The coastal landscape d with steep cliffs. Its name comes the invincible Navarone Fortress. You have to ride on a boat to see the full sight.

Mojini Mongdol Coast

There are a few mongdol(pebble) fields in Chuja-do. Particularly in Mojin-yi, there is a Mongdol coast that stretches 100m, offering a good place for swim.

Muk-ri Goget-gil(hilltop pathway)

Muk-ri has mountains in the front and back, and it is a quiet village where the sun rises slow. The uphill path going into Muk-ri extends through a forest, making you feel as if you are inside a mountain, not an island. It is the path connected by Jeju Olle.

Eombawi Jangseung(totem pole)

In the old days, people believed a huge Eombawi to be the guardian of their village. Below the Eombawi stands a wooden totem, called Ukbal Jangsa. The Ukbal Jangsa born below the Eombawi used to play marbles with rocks called ‘Jangsa Gongdol.‘ One day, it tripped and unfortunately drowned in the ocean while running to Hwenggan-do. Then, here came a new taboo: if someone Yecho-ri marries someone Hwenggan-do, one will end up becoming a widow.

Yecho-ri Gijeong-gil(pathway on the cliff)

It is a coastal cliff path overlooking the coastal scenery of Chuja-do. Jeju Olle found the path and made a walk-able path.

Shrine of General Choi, Yeong

General Choi, Yeong was on his way to Jeju to suppress the ‘Uprising of Mokho(1374, King Gongmin’s 23rd year, Koryo Dynasty),‘ when he encountered a severe storm. He had to stay at Chuja-do until the winds to calm down. General Choi and taught the villagers how to catch fish with a net while staying at Jeomsan-got. The villagers were able to make a better living with the skill, and they built a shrine to honor the good deeds of the General. Inside the memorial is an ancestral tablet, with the phrase ‘Joguk Dotong Daejang General Choi Yeong‘ and the villagers hold a ritual every spring and fall.

Chuja Cheosa-gak(shrine)

It is a shrine built by the descendants of Scholar Park, Intaek to honor him. Scholar Park is the forefather of the Taein Park family in Chuja-do. He was exiled to Chuja-do in Joseon Dynasty and made a living by teaching Buddhist doctrine and treating disease.

Grave of Hwang Gyeong Han

Jung, Nanjoo Maria who is the wife of Hwang, Sa-young and the niece of Jung, Yak-yong, lost her husband during the ‘White Paper Incident‘ of the Catholic Persecution of 1801. She was then exiled to Jeju with her two-years-old son Gyeonghan. While the convoy ship was staying at Yecho-ri, Jung, Nanjoo Maria covered her son in her jacket and hid him behind Hwangsae-bawi(rock) with a note of his name and birthday. A fisher found and raised him. The descendants of Gyeonghan still live in lower Chuja-do, and there is a custom restricting the Hwang to marry the Oh as the two are family.

Hupo Coast

the rest area on Bongle-san(mountain), take the downhill separated uphill toward the Jeju Olle Trail. Hike past Damuremi and and route continues to the Hupo Coast on the west of Bongle-san. Hupo is a coast of round stones, and there are beautiful Yongdeung-san and Yongdum-beong where the seawater fills in like a pond. In front of Hupo is an installation with round borders. It is Korea‘ first tuna cultivation in Jeju.