15 days in South Korea Itinerary

15 days in South Korea Itinerary

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1
Seoul
— 4 nights
2
Jeonju
— 1 night
3
Daegu
— 1 night
4
Gyeongju
— 2 nights
5
Jeju
— 3 nights
6
Busan
— 3 nights

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Myeongdong Shopping Street and Dongdaemun Market. Step out of Seoul to go to Chuncheon and see Nami Island, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Insadong, learn about all things military at The War Memorial of Korea, get a taste of the local shopping with Namdaemun Market, and steep yourself in history at Dongdaemun Gate (Heunginjimun).

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul online visit planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Seoul is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Korean Standard Time is 1 hour. In November, Seoul is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jeonju.

Things to do in Seoul

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Nami Island
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

1
night
Jeonju

Jeonju ©
If you're a gastronomy enthusiast, you should consider a trip to Jeonju, a city hailed for its cuisine and food festivals.
To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Jeonju trip itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Seoul to Jeonju in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Jeonju, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Daegu.

Things to do in Jeonju

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gyeonggijeon Shrine ©
Gyeonggijeon Shrine
Jeondong Catholic Church ©
Jeondong Catholic Church
Omokdae and Imokdae ©
Omokdae and Imokdae

1
night
Daegu

Daegu
The fourth-largest city in South Korea, Daegu sprawls out across a wide, flat valley overlooked by a sacred Buddhist mountain.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Daegu road trip planning website.

Drive from Jeonju to Daegu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Daegu are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Daegu

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Seomun Market
Seomun Market
Donghwasa ©
Donghwasa

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.
For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gyeongju trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Daegu to Gyeongju in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Daegu in November, you will find days in Gyeongju are slightly colder (10°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Seokguram ©
Seokguram
Gyeongju National Museum ©
Gyeongju National Museum

3
nights
Jeju

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at O’sulloc Tea Museum and Haenyeo Museum. Head to The Islander and Dongmun Marketfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Jeju side-trips: Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong, Jeju Folk Village, &more). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, take an in-depth tour of Jeju Folklore & Natural Museum, don't miss a visit to Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road), and take in the history at Seongeup Folk Village.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Jeju trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Gyeongju to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Highlights from your plan
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
O’sulloc Tea Museum ©
O’sulloc Tea Museum
Seongeup Folk Village ©
Seongeup Folk Village

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 beaches, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, don't miss a visit to Seokbulsa Temple, and hunt for treasures at Gijang Market.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Busan tour itinerary website.

Fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. November in Busan sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Busan

Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gijang Market ©
Gijang Market
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Seokbulsa Temple ©
Seokbulsa Temple

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