12 days in South Korea Itinerary

12 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Seoul
— 3 nights
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Busan
— 3 nights
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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 4 nights

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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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, browse the range of quality goods at Migliore Dongdaemun Shop, admire the striking features of Deoksugung, and take in nature's colorful creations at Changdeokgung Palace.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Seoul travel planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Seoul is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Korean Standard Time, which is usually a 17 hour difference. In January, Seoul is cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 35°F and lows of 20°F. You will leave for Busan on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Explore Busan's surroundings by going to Gyeongju (Anapji Pond & Gyeongju National Museum). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, don't miss a visit to Gwangandaegyo Bridge, head outdoors with Gwangalli Beach, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Busan trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Busan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seoul in January, expect Busan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 44°F and 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond

4
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Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (Halla Mountain, O’sulloc Tea Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Eco Land Theme Park, admire the natural beauty at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm, browse the exhibits of Spirited Garden, and make a trip to Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road).

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Jeju using our trip planner.

You can fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Udo ©
Udo

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