16 days in Busan, Daegu & Seoul Itinerary

16 days in Busan, Daegu & Seoul Itinerary

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16 days in Busan, Daegu & Seoul Itinerary

Start: Katowice
Fly:  21 h
1
Busan
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Daegu
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Seoul
— 5 nights
Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Katowice

6
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gyeongju (Gyeongju Hyanggyo Confucian School, Anapji Pond, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, make a trip to Gwangandaegyo Bridge, stroll around Yongdusan Park, and take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Busan tour planner.

Katowice, Poland to Busan is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Katowice to Busan, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Busan is somewhat warmer than Katowice - with highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Daegu.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Gyeongju
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

3
nights
Daegu

Daegu ©
The fourth-largest city in South Korea, Daegu sprawls out across a wide, flat valley overlooked by a sacred Buddhist mountain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Daegu: Haeinsa (in Hapcheon-Gun) and Daegaya Museum (in Goryeong-gun). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Donghwasa, explore the striking landscape of Gayasan National Park, see the interesting displays at House of Seo Sangdon, and delve into the lush surroundings at Daegu Arboretum.

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

Traveling by car from Busan to Daegu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Daegu sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Seoul.

Things to do in Daegu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haeinsa, Daegaya Museum
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Daegu Arboretum ©
Daegu Arboretum
Haeinsa ©
Haeinsa
Donghwasa ©
Donghwasa

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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, wander the streets of Myeongdong Shopping Street, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seoul route planner.

Traveling by train from Daegu to Seoul takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Daegu in September, expect nights in Seoul to be a bit warmer, around 25°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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