15 days in South Korea Itinerary

15 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Seoul
— 4 nights
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Daejeon
— 1 night
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Gyeongju
— 1 night
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Busan
— 3 nights
5
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 5 nights

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4
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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.
Head to Myeongdong Shopping Street and Creative Life Store KEYfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Insadong, get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Changdeokgung Palace, and visit Bukchon Hanok Village.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Seoul trip maker app.

Singapore, Singapore to Seoul is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Seoul. Traveling from Singapore in May, expect nights in Seoul to be much colder, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Daejeon.

Things to do in Seoul

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Insadong ©
Insadong
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street
Bukchon Hanok Village ©
Bukchon Hanok Village

1
night
Daejeon

Daejeon ©
A sprawling metropolis and center for research, Daejeon stands as the fifth largest city in South Korea.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Daejeon National Cemetery, take in the natural beauty of Yuseong Hot Springs Public Foot Bath, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maninsan Mountain.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Daejeon trip builder tool.

You can drive from Seoul to Daejeon in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Seoul in May, Daejeon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Daejeon

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Yuseong Hot Springs Public Foot Bath ©
Yuseong Hot Springs Public Foot Bath
Daejeon National Cemetery ©
Daejeon National Cemetery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Seokguram and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulguksa Temple.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gyeongju trip planner.

Traveling by train from Daejeon to Gyeongju takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Daejeon in May, plan for slightly colder days in Gyeongju, with highs around 18°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Head to Jagalchi Market and Busan Gamcheon Culture Villagefor plenty of shopping. When in Busan, make a side trip to see Beopgi Fountainhead in Yangsan, approximately Yangsan away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Haeundae Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beomeosa Temple, take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, and stroll around Yongdusan Park.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Busan trip planner.

Drive from Gyeongju to Busan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gyeongju in May: highs in Busan hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Busan Gamcheon Culture Village ©
Busan Gamcheon Culture Village
Jagalchi Market ©
Jagalchi Market

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.
Head to Arario Museum Tapdong Cinema and The Islanderfor some retail therapy. When in Jeju, make a side trip to see Seongsan Ilchulbong in Seogwipo, approximately Seogwipo away. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, head outdoors with Saryeoni Forest Path, enjoy the sand and surf at Gwakji Gwamul Beach, and take in the pleasant sights at Handam Coastal Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jeju tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Jeju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Gwakji Gwamul Beach ©
Gwakji Gwamul Beach

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