15 days in South Korea Itinerary

15 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Seoul
— 4 nights
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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 5 nights
3
Gyeongju
— 1 night
4
Busan
— 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.
Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, contemplate the long history of Changdeokgung Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seoul holiday planner.

Madison, USA to Seoul is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Madison to Seoul is 15 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madison in February, with highs in Seoul at 41°F and lows at 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

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

5
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Seongsan Ilchulbong in Seogwipo (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Hallim Park, head off the coast to Udo, explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, and examine the collection at Jeju National Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jeju driving holiday planning tool.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park
Gwakji Gwamul Beach ©
Gwakji Gwamul Beach

1
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 25th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Bomun Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, and then explore the activities along Anapji Pond.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gyeongju holiday builder site.

Getting from Jeju to Gyeongju by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Bomun Lake ©
Bomun Lake

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for shopping, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, stroll around APEC Naru Park, head outdoors with Gwangalli Beach, and make a trip to Yongdusan Park.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Busan itinerary site.

Getting from Gyeongju to Busan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Gyeongju in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Busan, with highs around 48°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

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