Russian tourists are leading in terms of tourist flow to the country.
How does South Korea attract Russians?
The Moscow office of the National Tourism Organization of Korea noted that since the beginning of the year, the Russians are the leaders in the tourist flow to South Korea. They go there year-round.
Despite the fact that in 2022, it would seem that few Russian tourists arrived in South Korea – only 60 thousand, it is expected that in 2023, several times more will go to the country our compatriots. According to statistics, the tourist flow will exceed the pre-pandemic level. In 2019, South Korea received more than 340 thousand Russians, this year their number could reach half a million.
Why is South Korea so attractive for tourists? In addition to the unique culture and a large number of offers for tourists, the country has become an alternative for lovers of unusual holidays.
South Korea lifted all covid restrictions back in October 2022. Now our compatriots only need to obtain an electronic entry permit – K-ETA before the trip.
The only downside is that there are no direct flights from Russia in this direction. You can get to South Korea only with transfers in the cities of China, Tashkent or Bangkok.