15 days in South Korea Itinerary

15 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Get some cultural insight at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Cheonggyecheon Stream. Changdeokgung Palace and Gwanghwamun Gate will appeal to history buffs. When in Seoul, make a side trip to see Nami Island in Chuncheon, approximately Chuncheon away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Insadong, learn about all things military at The War Memorial of Korea, get a taste of the local shopping with Dongdaemun Market, and make a trip to Myeongdong Shopping Street.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Seoul day trip planning website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Seoul is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August, expect nights in Seoul to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can 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 find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Jeonju online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Seoul to Jeonju in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough 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 where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Daegu trip planning tool.

You can drive from Jeonju to Daegu in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Daegu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Daegu

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Seomun Market
Seomun Market
Donghwasa ©
Donghwasa
Daegu Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine ©

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.
Start your trip to Gyeongju by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Daegu to Gyeongju takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Daegu, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gyeongju, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Nature Museums
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.
Head to Dongmun Market and The Islanderfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like O’sulloc Tea Museum and Seongeup Folk Village. Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong, Jeju Folk Village, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, take in nature's colorful creations at Hallim Park, get engrossed in the history at Jeju Folklore & Natural Museum, and don't miss a visit to Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road).

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Jeju trip itinerary maker app.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can 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 browse the eclectic array of goods at Gijang Market.

For other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Busan online travel planner.

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. In August, daily temperatures in Busan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back 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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