14 days in South Korea Itinerary

14 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Seoul
— 3 nights
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Hanam
— 1 night
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Busan
— 2 nights
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Gyeongju
— 1 night
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Andong
— 1 night
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Daegu
— 1 night
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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 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.
Gyeongbokgung Palace and Myeongdong Shopping Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Changdeokgung Palace and Cheonggyecheon Stream. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Insadong, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Deoksugung, and visit Bukchon Hanok Village.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Seoul itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Seoul is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Traveling from Montreal in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Seoul. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Hanam.

Things to do in Seoul

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Insadong ©
Insadong
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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Hanam

Hanam ©
Hanam is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. On the 4th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Guri Tower and then buy something for everyone on your list at Starfield Hanam.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanam trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Seoul to Hanam with the Route module. Traveling from Seoul in October, Hanam is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Hanam

Shopping

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Starfield Hanam ©
Starfield Hanam
Guri Tower ©
Guri Tower

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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 5th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, snap pictures at Busan Harbor Bridge, and then kick back and relax at Songjeong Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Gwangalli Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Busan trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hanam to Busan. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Hanam in October since evenings lows in Busan dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

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night
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©

Museum Without Walls

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 (Mon), steep yourself in history at Royal Tomb of Queen Seondeok, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Seokguram.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gyeongju travel site.

Getting from Busan to Gyeongju by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Andong.

Things to do in Gyeongju

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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Seokguram ©
Seokguram
Royal Tomb of Queen Seondeok ©
Royal Tomb of Queen Seondeok

1
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Andong

Andong ©

Capital City of Korean Spiritual Culture

Sitting along either side of the Nakdong River, Andong maintains an unrivalled reputation as a center for Korean folk and cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): wander the streets of Andong Folk Village, then see the interesting displays at Andong Folk Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Andong Hahoe Folk Village.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Andong road trip planning tool.

Drive from Gyeongju to Andong in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Andong, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Daegu.

Things to do in Andong

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
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Andong Folk Village ©
Andong Folk Village
Andong Hahoe Folk Village ©
Andong Hahoe Folk Village
Andong Folk Museum ©
Andong Folk Museum

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Daegu

Daegu ©
The fourth-largest city in South Korea, Daegu sprawls out across a wide, flat valley overlooked by a sacred Buddhist mountain.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Donghwasa, browse the eclectic array of goods at Seomun Market, and then stroll around Gukchaebosang Memorial Park.

Planning Daegu trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Andong to Daegu in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Andong in October since evenings lows in Daegu dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Daegu

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Gukchaebosang Memorial Park ©
Gukchaebosang Memorial Park
Donghwasa ©
Donghwasa
Seomun Market
Seomun Market

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gwaneumsa Temple and Jeju Folk Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Hamdeok Beach and Hyeopjae Beach. There's still lots to do: get outside with Gwakji Gwamul Beach, kick back and relax at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, and make a trip to Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road).

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Jeju trip planner.

Getting from Daegu to Jeju by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: 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 Daegu in October, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Gwakji Gwamul Beach ©
Gwakji Gwamul Beach
Gwaneumsa Temple ©
Gwaneumsa Temple

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