19 days in South Korea Itinerary

19 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 6 nights
2
Busan
— 3 nights
3
Gyeongju
— 2 nights
4
Seoul
— 7 nights

6
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jeju: Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong, Gwangchigi Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Udo, explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, admire the masterpieces at Jeju Folk Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gwaneumsa Temple.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Jeju trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Jeju is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Jeju, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Cheonjiyeon Falls ©
Cheonjiyeon Falls
Udo ©
Udo

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: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, stroll around Yongdusan Park, don't miss a visit to Seokbulsa Temple, and take a stroll through Gamcheon Culture Village.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Busan trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Jeju to Busan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In March in Busan, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

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

2
nights
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seokguram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, and then find something for the whole family at Gyeongju World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum, explore the activities along Anapji Pond, and then contemplate the long history of Gyeongju Historic Area.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gyeongju trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Busan to Gyeongju in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Busan in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Gyeongju, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Gyeongju National Museum ©
Gyeongju National Museum

7
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.
Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Seoul trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Gyeongju to Seoul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Gyeongju, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Seoul, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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

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