15 days in South Korea Itinerary

15 days in South Korea Itinerary

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1
Seoul
— 5 nights
2
Jeonju
— 2 nights
3
Jeju
— 4 nights
4
Busan
— 2 nights

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cheonggyecheon Stream. Step off the beaten path and head to Bukhansan National Park and 3D Black Art Museum. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Gyeongbokgung Palace, appreciate the history behind Gwanghwamun Gate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jogyesa Temple, and don't miss a visit to Changgyeonggung Palace.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul attractions app.

Guangzhou, China to Seoul is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Korean Standard Time (KST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Guangzhou in November, things will get much colder in Seoul: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Jeonju.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bukhansan National Park ©
Bukhansan National Park

2
nights
Jeonju

Jeonju ©
If you're a gastronomy enthusiast, you should consider a trip to Jeonju, a city hailed for its cuisine and food festivals.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Moak Mountain, admire the landmark architecture of Jeonju Gaeksa, then steep yourself in history at Gyeonggijeon Shrine, then take an in-depth tour of Donghak Revolution Memorial Hall, and finally make a trip to Jeonju Hanok Village. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Korea Traditional Culture Center and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeondong Catholic Church.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jeonju trip site.

Getting from Seoul to Jeonju by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Jeonju can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Jeonju

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Jeondong Catholic Church ©
Jeondong Catholic Church
Gyeonggijeon Shrine ©
Gyeonggijeon Shrine
Korea Traditional Culture Center ©
Korea Traditional Culture Center

4
nights
Jeju

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nexon Computer Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Hallasan and Jeju Stone Park. Go for a jaunt from Jeju to Seogwipo to see Scuba & Snorkeling about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll around Jeolmul Natural Forest Resort, Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, get a taste of the local shopping with The Islander, and take in the pleasant sights at Handam Coastal Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jeju road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Jeonju to Jeju takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hallasan
Hallasan
Jeju Stone Park ©
Jeju Stone Park

2
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Step out of the city life by going to Haeundae Beach and Gwangalli Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Gyeongju Historic Area and Busan Harbor Bridge. There's lots more to do: get outside with Dadaepo Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Geumjeongsan Mountain, and stroll through Yongdusan Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Busan road trip planning site.

You can fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In November, daily temperatures in Busan can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Gyeongju Historic Area
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gyeongju Historic Area ©
Gyeongju Historic Area
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

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