16 days in South Korea Itinerary

16 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Jeonju
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Gwangju
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Mokpo
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Sinan-gun
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Boseong-gun
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Suncheon
— 1 night
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Yeosu
— 1 night
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Namhae-gun
— 1 night
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Tongyeong
— 1 night
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Geoje
— 1 night
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Busan
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Gyeongju
— 1 night
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Andong
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Danyang-gun
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Jeonju

Jeonju ©
If you're a gastronomy enthusiast, you should consider a trip to Jeonju, a city hailed for its cuisine and food festivals.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stroll around Deokjin Park, steep yourself in history at Omokdae and Imokdae, then don't miss a visit to Jeonju Hanok Village, and finally steep yourself in history at Gyeonggijeon Shrine.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jeonju day trip planning site.

Seoul to Jeonju is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seoul in June: highs in Jeonju hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gwangju.

Things to do in Jeonju

Historic Sites · Parks
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Historic Site
Gyeonggijeon Shrine
4.1

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Gwangju

Gwangju ©
Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Mudeungsan National Park and then contemplate the long history of May 18th National Cemetery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gwangju tour website.

You can drive from Jeonju to Gwangju in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jeonju in June since evenings lows in Gwangju dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mokpo.

Things to do in Gwangju

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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National Park
Mudeungsan National Park
4.6

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Mokpo

Mokpo ©
Mokpo is a city in South Jeolla Province, South Korea, located at the southwestern tip of the Korean Peninsula, close to Yudal mountain. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): examine the collection at Mokpo Natural History Museum, then stroll around Yudal Mountain, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gatbawi Rock.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mokpo day trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gwangju to Mokpo. In July in Mokpo, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Sinan-gun.

Things to do in Mokpo

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Mountain
Yudal Mountain
4.3

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Sinan-gun

Sinan-gun
On the 2nd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Salt Museum, explore the striking landscape at Taepyeong Salt Field, then take in the pleasant sights at Hwado Nodugil, and finally snap pictures at Jjangttungeo Dali.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sinan-gun trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mokpo to Sinan-gun. In July in Sinan-gun, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Boseong-gun.

Things to do in Sinan-gun

Nature · Parks · Museums

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Boseong-gun

Boseong-gun ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon, kick back and relax at Yulpo Beach, and then take in the pleasant sights at Hwalseong Sanseong Sanlim Yokjang.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Boseong-gun vacation builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sinan-gun to Boseong-gun. In July, daytime highs in Boseong-gun are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Suncheon.

Things to do in Boseong-gun

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Suncheon

Suncheon ©

Korea's Ecological Capital.

Establishing a name for itself as "Korea's Ecological Capital," Suncheon sits nestled on the southwest coastline of the Korean peninsula, a haven of scenic beauty.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Suncheon Hyanggyo, take in nature's colorful creations at Suncheon Bay Garden, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Nagan Eupseong Folk Village.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Suncheon trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Boseong-gun to Suncheon. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yeosu.

Things to do in Suncheon

Historic Sites · Parks
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Historic Walking Area
Nagan Eupseong Folk Village
4.2

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Yeosu

Yeosu ©

http://tour.yeosu.go.kr/en

A serene port city midway along South Korea's south coast, Yeosu offers a waterfront of marinas, seafood, and scenic island views.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Geobukseon Mohyeong Cheheomjang, stroll around Dolsan Park, then step off the mainland to explore Odongdo, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aqua Planet Yeosu.

For maps and other tourist information, use the Yeosu online sightseeing planner.

Yeosu is very close to Suncheon. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Namhae-gun.

Things to do in Yeosu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Aquarium
Aqua Planet Yeosu
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Island
Odongdo
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Park
Dolsan Park
4.0

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Namhae-gun

Namhae-gun ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): wander the streets of German Village, then don't miss a visit to Boriam Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Daraengi Village.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Namhae-gun driving holiday site.

You can drive from Yeosu to Namhae-gun in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Namhae-gun are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Tongyeong.

Things to do in Namhae-gun

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Historic Walking Area
German Village
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Landmark
Boriam Temple
4.7

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Tongyeong

Tongyeong ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stroll around Yi Sun-shin Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mireuksan Mountain, and then find something for the whole family at Skyline Luge Tongyeong.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Tongyeong fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Namhae-gun to Tongyeong by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tongyeong are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Geoje.

Things to do in Tongyeong

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Hiking Trail
Mireuksan Mountain
4.5

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Geoje

Geoje ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Hakdong Mongdol Beach, get outside with Oedo Botania, then take in the pleasant sights at Windy Hill, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Historic Park of Geoje POW Camp.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Geoje online visit planner.

Geoje is very close to Tongyeong. In July in Geoje, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Busan.

Things to do in Geoje

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums
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Outdoor Activity
Oedo Botania
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Scenic Walking Area
Windy Hill
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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll around Yongdusan Park, take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach.

Make your Busan itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by bus from Geoje to Busan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Geoje in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Busan: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Must see
Haeundae Beach
4.3
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Lookout
Taejongdae
4.3

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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 10th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Tongiljeon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, and then appreciate the history behind Seokguram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyeongju Hyanggyo, then explore the activities along Anapji Pond, then see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Cheonmachong Tomb.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gyeongju trip planner.

Traveling by car from Busan to Gyeongju takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Gyeongju can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Andong.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Bulguksa Temple
4.5
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Water Body
Anapji Pond
4.1
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Specialty Museum
Gyeongju National Museum
4.5

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Andong

Andong

Capital City of Korean Spiritual Culture

Sitting along either side of the Nakdong River, Andong maintains an unrivalled reputation as a center for Korean folk and cultural heritage.
To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Andong trip planner.

Getting from Gyeongju to Andong by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You'll set off for Danyang-gun on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Andong

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Danyang-gun

Danyang-gun ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Gosu Cave, don't miss a visit to Guinsa Temple, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dodamsambong Peaks.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Danyang-gun trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Andong to Danyang-gun with the Route module. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Danyang-gun

Nature · Parks
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Cave
Gosu Cave
3.8
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Landmark
Guinsa Temple
4.2

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