16 days in Seoul, Jeju & Busan Itinerary

16 days in Seoul, Jeju & Busan Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
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: explore the galleries of Gyeongbokgung Palace, take in panoramic vistas at N Seoul Tower, don't miss a visit to Insadong, and explore the striking landscape of Bukhansan National Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seoul online journey planner.

Nairobi, Kenya to Seoul is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Seoul is 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Nairobi in December, with highs in Seoul at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Insadong ©
Insadong

4
nights
Jeju

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong, Halla Mountain, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, step off the mainland to explore Udo, head outdoors with Gwakji Gwamul Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Roe Deer Observation Center.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Jeju trip planner.

Getting from Seoul to Jeju by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, take in the views from Gwangandaegyo Bridge, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, and enjoy the sea views from Yeongdo Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Busan vacation builder tool.

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. December in Busan sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

3
nights
Seoul

Seoul ©
Enjoy Seoul some more: get in on the family fun at Lotte World, make a trip to Hongik University Street, contemplate the long history of Deoksugung, and hunt for treasures at Kwangjang Market.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seoul trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Busan to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, Seoul is slightly colder than Busan - with highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lotte World ©
Lotte World
National Museum of Korea ©
National Museum of Korea
The War Memorial of Korea ©
The War Memorial of Korea

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