13 days in South Korea Itinerary

13 days in South Korea Itinerary

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1
Busan
— 1 night
2
Gyeongju
— Few hours
3
Busan
— 2 nights
4
Gwangju
— 1 night
5
Seoul
— 1 night
6
Seoul
— 4 nights
7
Seoul
— 2 nights

1
night
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dongbaekseom Island, Igidae Park and Oryukdo Skywalk. On the 2nd (Sat), get great views at Taejongdae, take in panoramic vistas at Oryukdo Skywalk, take in the pleasant sights at Igidae Park, then take in the views from Gwangandaegyo Bridge, then walk around Dongbaekseom Island, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Busan trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Busan is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Busan. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, things will get much colder in Busan: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae
Gwangandaegyo Bridge ©
Gwangandaegyo Bridge

few
hours
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Daereungwon Tomb Complex, Cheomseongdae Observatory and Anapji Pond. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the activities along Anapji Pond, appreciate the history behind Daereungwon Tomb Complex, and then contemplate the long history of Cheomseongdae Observatory.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gyeongju trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Busan to Gyeongju in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Busan in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gyeongju: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 8°C at night. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Cheomseongdae Observatory ©
Cheomseongdae Observatory
Daereungwon Tomb Complex ©
Daereungwon Tomb Complex

2
nights
Busan

Busan ©
You've added Busan City Tour Bus, BIFF Square, Bupyeong Market, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, stroll around Yongdusan Park, stop by Bosudong Book Street, then hunt for treasures at Gukje Market, then look for gifts at Bupyeong Market, and finally make a trip to BIFF Square.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Busan trip planner.

Drive from Gyeongju to Busan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Gyeongju in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Busan: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 6°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Tue) before leaving for Gwangju.

Things to do in Busan

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Busan City Tour Bus ©
Busan City Tour Bus
Gamcheon Culture Village ©
Gamcheon Culture Village
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park

1
night
Gwangju

Gwangju ©
Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea. Your day by day itinerary now includes Naejangsan National Park, Damyang Juknokwon and Korea Bamboo Museum. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at Korea Bamboo Museum, take a peaceful walk through Damyang Juknokwon, and then make a trip to 1913 Songjeong Market.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gwangju tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Busan to Gwangju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Busan in November, plan for slightly colder days in Gwangju, with highs around 11°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Gwangju

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Damyang-gun, Naejangsan National Park
Highlights from your plan
Naejangsan National Park ©
Naejangsan National Park
Damyang Juknokwon ©
Damyang Juknokwon
Korea Bamboo Museum ©
Korea Bamboo Museum

1
night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Haneul Park, Mapo Oil Tank Culture Park and Itaewon. On the 6th (Wed), shop like a local with Itaewon.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul online holiday planner.

You can take a train from Gwangju to Seoul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Gwangju in November since evenings lows in Seoul dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Haneul Park ©
Haneul Park
Seoul Botanical Garden ©
Seoul Botanical Garden
Itaewon ©
Itaewon

4
nights
Seoul

Seoul ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Garden of Morning Calm, Tongin Market, Bongeunsa Temple, and other attractions. Step out of Seoul with an excursion to Nami Island in Chuncheon--about 1h 40 min away. Explore Seoul further: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village, and take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seoul online visit planner.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Garden of Morning Calm, Nami Island
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

2
nights
Seoul

Seoul ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ikseon-dong Hanok Street, Hwaseong Fortress, Korean Folk Village, and other attractions. On the 11th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Korea, walk around Yeouido Hangang Park, and then catch all the local highlights with Eland Cruise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: laugh and play at Korean Folk Village, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hwaseong Fortress, then wander the streets of Insadong, then make a trip to Ikseon-dong Hanok Street, and finally take in the local landmarks with Seoul City Tour Bus.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Seoul sightseeing planner.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Incheon, Hwaseong Fortress, Korean Folk Village
Highlights from your plan
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress
Insadong ©
Insadong
Korean Folk Village ©
Korean Folk Village

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