20 days in South Korea Itinerary

20 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Seoul
— 7 nights
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Andong
— 3 nights
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Gyeongju
— 4 nights
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Busan
— 5 nights

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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.
Get outdoors at Bukhansan National Park and Cheonggyecheon Stream. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trickeye Museum Seoul and Gwanghwamun Gate. Step out of Seoul with an excursion to Nami Island in Chuncheon--about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Gyeongbokgung Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, make a trip to Jongmyo Shrine, and stop by Insadong.

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

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Gimpo International Airport, Incheon International Airport and Osan Air Base. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Andong.

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Traditional Cultural Contents Museum and Hahoe Mask Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Andong Hahoe Folk Village and Dosanseowon Confucian School. Step out of Andong with an excursion to Juwangsan National Park in Cheongsong-gun--about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy and take a peaceful walk through Ahndong Hoban Nature Forest.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Andong route planner.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Andong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Andong sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gyeongju.

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Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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National Park
Juwangsan National Park
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World heritage site
Andong Hahoe Folk Village
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World heritage site
Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cheonmachong Tomb and Royal Tomb of Queen Seondeok. Step out of the city life by going to Anapji Pond and Bomun Lake. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gyeongju: Pohang (Naeyeonsan County Park & The Posco Museum). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, contemplate the long history of Yangdong Folk Village, get to know the fascinating history of Tongiljeon, and pause for some photo ops at Seokguram.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gyeongju trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Andong to Gyeongju in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Andong in March, expect nights in Gyeongju to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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National Park
Naeyeonsan County Park
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Historic Site
Cheonmachong Tomb
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Specialty Museum
Gyeongju National Museum
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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Haedong Yonggung Temple and Geumjung Mt. fortress. Museum-lovers will appreciate Busan Museum and Busan Museum of Art. There's still lots to do: get outside with Gwangalli Beach, take in the views from Gwangandaegyo Bridge, visit Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street, and enjoy the sand and surf at Songjeong Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Busan trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Gyeongju to Busan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Gyeongju in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Busan, with highs around 22°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 10°C. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Wed).

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Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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Flea Market
Gijang Market
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Religious Site
Haedong Yonggung Temple
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