10 days in South Korea Itinerary

10 days in South Korea Itinerary

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10 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  10​h
1
Seoul
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Suwon
— 1 night
train:  3​h
3
Daegu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Busan
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Seoul

3
nights
Seoul

Seoul ©
One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Gyeongbokgung Palace and The National Folk Museum of Korea. Do some cultural sightseeing at Myeongdong Shopping Street and Cheonggyecheon Stream. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Insadong, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, steep yourself in history at Changdeokgung Palace, and have some family-friendly fun at INT Studio.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Seoul trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Seoul is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Seoul is 1 hour. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in October: highs in Seoul hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Suwon.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

1
night
Suwon

Suwon ©
The city of Suwon lies close to the country's capital, and brings in visitors on day trips, mainly to see its old city walls.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): walk around Korean Folk Village and then steep yourself in history at Hwaseong Haenggung Palace.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Suwon trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Seoul to Suwon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a subway. In October in Suwon, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Daegu.

Things to do in Suwon

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Korean Folk Village
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Korean Folk Village ©
Korean Folk Village
Hwaseong Haenggung Palace ©
Hwaseong Haenggung Palace

3
nights
Daegu

Daegu ©
The fourth-largest city in South Korea, Daegu sprawls out across a wide, flat valley overlooked by a sacred Buddhist mountain.
Get some historical perspective at Haeinsa and The First Presbyterian Church of Daegu. Daegu Art Square and Sanghwa Yi's Old House will appeal to museum buffs. When in Daegu, make a side trip to see Upo Wetland in Changnyeong-gun, approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Seomun Market, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheongna Hill, and explore the striking landscape of Gayasan National Park.

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You can take a train from Suwon to Daegu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Suwon in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Daegu, with highs around 25°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Busan.

Things to do in Daegu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Upo Wetland, Haeinsa
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Upo Wetland ©
Upo Wetland
Haeinsa ©
Haeinsa
Seomun Market
Seomun Market

2
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): head outdoors with Haeundae Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, and finally don't miss a visit to Busan Station Plaza.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Busan road trip app .

Getting from Daegu to Busan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Busan are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Jagalchi Market ©
Jagalchi Market

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