20 days in South Korea Itinerary

20 days in South Korea Itinerary

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1
Seoul
— 3 nights
2
Incheon
— 2 nights
3
Yongin
— 2 nights
4
Chuncheon
— 1 night
5
Sokcho
— 2 nights
6
Busan
— 3 nights
7
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 6 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: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, find something for the whole family at Lotte World, get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, and visit Bukchon Hanok Village.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Seoul trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Seoul is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Seoul is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Seoul to be much colder, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Incheon.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Lotte World ©
Lotte World
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park

2
nights
Incheon

Incheon ©
The third-largest city in the country, Incheon combines history and culture in an interesting whole.
You've now added Wolmido to your itinerary. On the 26th (Thu), Head underground at Gwangmyeong Cave and then find something for the whole family at Aiins World. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Muuido Island, then head off the coast to Wolmido, and then make a trip to Chinatown.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Incheon trip planner.

Incheon is just a stone's throw from Seoul. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yongin.

Things to do in Incheon

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gwangmyeong Cave, Aiins World
Highlights from your plan
Gwangmyeong Cave ©
Gwangmyeong Cave
Muuido Island ©
Muuido Island
Wolmido ©
Wolmido

2
nights
Yongin

Yongin ©
Located within the capital's urban sprawl, Yongin stands as a city in its own right, but has come to be considered a suburb of Seoul.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Samsung Transportation Museum and then find something for the whole family at Everland. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Korean Folk Village and then make a splash at Caribbean Bay.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yongin trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Incheon to Yongin takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and train. In November, daily temperatures in Yongin can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Yongin

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Everland ©
Everland
Korean Folk Village ©
Korean Folk Village
Caribbean Bay ©
Caribbean Bay

1
night
Chuncheon

Chuncheon ©
The capital of the country's northernmost province, the city of Chuncheon acts a gateway to the wilder sights of the rural region.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Jade Garden Natural Arboretum, then step off the mainland to explore Nami Island, and then get in on the family fun at Gangchon Rail Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chuncheon day trip tool.

Getting from Yongin to Chuncheon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sokcho.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nami Island ©
Nami Island
Gangchon Rail Park ©
Gangchon Rail Park
Jade Garden Natural Arboretum ©
Jade Garden Natural Arboretum

2
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): trek along Ulsanbawi Rock and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park. On your second day here, make a splash at Seorak Waterpia, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Cheoksan Foot Spa Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Biryong Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naksansa Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Sokcho trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Chuncheon to Sokcho in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Busan.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Naksansa Temple
Highlights from your plan
Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock
Biryong Falls ©
Biryong Falls

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Busan: Gyeongju (Anapji Pond & Gyeongju National Museum). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Haeundae Beach, get great views at Taejongdae, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Busan route site.

You can drive from Sokcho to Busan in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In December in Busan, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Gyeongju
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond

6
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seogwipo (Halla Mountain, Seongsan Ilchulbong, &more). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, step off the mainland to explore Udo, find something for the whole family at Eco Land Theme Park, and go for a walk through Handam Coastal Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jeju trip website.

You can fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach

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