17 days in Jeju, Busan & Seoul Itinerary

17 days in Jeju, Busan & Seoul Itinerary

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Jeju
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Busan
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Seoul
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Jeju

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Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Step off the beaten path and head to Jeju Stone Park and Geomunoreum. Escape the urban bustle at Hallasan and Woljeongri Beach. Go for a jaunt from Jeju to Seogwipo to see Bonte Museum about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Haenyeo Museum, admire the natural beauty at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm, Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, and get engrossed in the history at Jeju Folklore & Natural Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jeju trip builder site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Jeju is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Jeju. When traveling from Amsterdam in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Jeju: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 23°C at night. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Must see
Jeju Stone Park
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Must see
Hallasan
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Woljeongri Beach
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Busan

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The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Get outdoors at Gwangalli Beach and Haeundae Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tower Gallery and Geumjung Mt. fortress. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, hike along Geumjeongsan Mountain, and don't miss a visit to Busan Station Plaza.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Busan trip 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. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Jeju in October since evenings lows in Busan dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
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Hiking Trail
Geumjeongsan Mountain
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Folk Museum of Korea. Myeongdong Shopping Street and Changdeokgung Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bukhansan National Park, don't miss a visit to Insadong, examine the collection at Grevin Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jogyesa Temple.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul day trip tool.

You can fly from Busan to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Busan in October, plan for little chillier days in Seoul, with highs around 22°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
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