15 days in Seoul, Busan & Jeju Island Itinerary

15 days in Seoul, Busan & Jeju Island Itinerary

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Seoul
— 5 nights
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Busan
— 3 nights
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Jeju
— 6 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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Myeongdong Shopping Street and Namdaemun Market. Bring the kids along to Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Insadong, don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village, contemplate the waterfront views at Cheonggyecheon Stream, and take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul route planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Seoul is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Seoul. When traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seoul: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street
Insadong ©
Insadong

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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Get in touch with nature at Haeundae Beach and Gwangalli Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Jagalchi Market and Beomeosa Temple. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Songjeong Beach, shop like a local with Busan Gamcheon Culture Village, take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, and view the masterpieces at Shinsegae Gallery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Busan journey planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Busan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Busan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

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

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Jeju

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Islander and Hangpaduri Hangmong Historic Site. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hamdeok Beach and Gwakji Gwamul Beach. Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong & Halla Mountain). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, head off the coast to Udo, take in the dramatic natural features at Geomunoreum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Roe Deer Observation Center.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jeju route planning tool.

Getting from Busan to Jeju by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave

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