14 days in South Korea Itinerary

14 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seoul
— 2 nights
2
Sokcho
— 1 night
3
Gyeongju
— 2 nights
4
Busan
— 2 nights
5
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 5 nights

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as National Folk Museum of Korea and LINE Friends Flagship Store Myeongdong Station. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Gyeongbokgung Palace, don't miss a visit to Insadong, get great views at N Seoul Tower, and wander the streets of Myeongdong Shopping Street.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seoul trip website.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Seoul is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Seoul is 3.5 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October: highs in Seoul hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Sokcho.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

1
night
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Seoraksan National Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Sokcho driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Seoul to Sokcho in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Seoul in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sokcho, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Sokcho

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park

2
nights
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.
On the 7th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Gyeongju Eupseong, explore the activities along Anapji Pond, thensee the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Cheonmachong Tomb. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Gyeongju World, contemplate the long history of Bulguksa Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seokguram.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gyeongju trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Gyeongju takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Nature Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Cheonmachong Tomb ©
Cheonmachong Tomb
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond

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 9th (Fri): snap pictures at Gwangandaegyo Bridge, get outside with Haeundae Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Beomeosa Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): stroll around Dongbaekseom Island, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, thenget great views at Taejongdae, and finally walk around Yongdusan Park.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Busan vacation planner.

Drive from Gyeongju to Busan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae
Gwangandaegyo Bridge ©
Gwangandaegyo Bridge

5
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spirited Garden and PLAY KPOP. Get out of town with these interesting Jeju side-trips: Seogwipo (Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff, Yakchunsa Temple, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Hyeopjae Beach, get outside with Hamdeok Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Hallim Park, and explore the ancient world of Hangpaduri Hangmong Historic Site.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Jeju sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Jeju when traveling from Busan in October, with lows around °C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Highlights from your plan
Spirited Garden ©
Spirited Garden
Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach
Bijarim Forest ©
Bijarim Forest

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