13 days in Seoul, Jeju Island & Busan Itinerary

13 days in Seoul, Jeju Island & Busan Itinerary

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Seoul
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Jeju
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Busan
— 3 nights
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Seoul
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Changgyeonggung Palace and Trickeye Museum Seoul. You'll explore and learn at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Seoul Museum of History. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seoul: Suwon (Hwaseong Fortress & Dongbukgongsimdon). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, don't miss a visit to Baek In-je's House, and take a stroll through Insadong.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seoul trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Seoul is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Seoul is 9 hours. In April, Seoul is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

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Insadong ©
Insadong
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul

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Jeju

Jeju

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Halla Mountain, then take a peaceful walk through Jeolmul Natural Forest Resort, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, and then trek along Hallasan.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jeju trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Hallasan
Hallasan
Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach
Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave

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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gwangalli Beach and Gimhae National Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Yeojwacheon Stream and Haeundae Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Busan: Tongdosa Temple (in Yangsan) and Gyeongju Historic Area (in Gyeongju). The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, see the interesting displays at Trick Eye Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Songdo Cable Car.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Busan trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. April in Busan sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Gyeongju Historic Area ©
Gyeongju Historic Area
Yeojwacheon Stream ©
Yeojwacheon Stream

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Seoul

Seoul ©
Seodaemun Prison History Hall and Janganmun Gate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Cheonggyecheon Stream and Hwahongmun Gate are in your itinerary. When in Seoul, make a side trip to see Mulhyanggi Arboretum in Osan, approximately Osan away. Explore Seoul further: walk around Yeouido Park, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul (branch), wander the streets of Garosu-gil, and browse the different shops at Lotte World Tower & Mall.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Seoul driving holiday planner.

Getting from Busan to Seoul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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Seodaemun Prison History Hall ©
Seodaemun Prison History Hall
Cheonggyecheon Stream ©
Cheonggyecheon Stream
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art ©
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art

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