20 days in South Korea Itinerary

20 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Busan
— 4 nights
2
Changnyeong-gun
— 1 night
3
Muju-gun
— 1 night
4
Geoje
— 3 nights
5
Namhae-gun
— 2 nights
6
Changwon
— 3 nights
7
Hadong-gun
— 2 nights
8
Tongyeong
— 3 nights

4
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Take a break from the city and head to Haeundae Beach and Gwangalli Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Busan: Gyeongju (Gyeongju Bird Park, Anapji Pond, &more) and Ulsan (Seoknamsa Temple & Ulsan Theme Botanic Garden). And it doesn't end there: walk around Yongdusan Park, hike along Geumjeongsan Mountain, admire the masterpieces at Busan Museum of Art, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Busan itinerary maker website.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Gimhae International Airport and Daegu Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Changnyeong-gun.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Gyeongju, Ulsan
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond

1
night
Changnyeong-gun

Changnyeong-gun ©
Although many Changnyeong-gun tours revolve around its distinctive cultural legacy that dates back to the early Three Kingdoms period, there are still plenty of things to do for those pursuing great outdoors.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Changnyeong Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Upo Wetland.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Changnyeong-gun holiday maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Busan to Changnyeong-gun. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Muju-gun.

Things to do in Changnyeong-gun

Museums Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Upo Wetland ©
Upo Wetland

1
night
Muju-gun

Muju-gun ©
You've now added Deogyusan National Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Deogyusan National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Muju-gun itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Changnyeong-gun to Muju-gun. In December in Muju-gun, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Geoje.

Things to do in Muju-gun

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Deogyusan National Park
Highlights from your plan
Deogyusan National Park ©
Deogyusan National Park

3
nights
Geoje

Geoje ©
On the 28th (Sat), kick back and relax at Hakdong Mongdol Beach, thenget outside with Oedo Botania, and then browse the exhibits of Historic Park of Geoje POW Camp. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gyeryongsan and then go for a walk through Windy Hill.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Geoje trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Muju-gun to Geoje. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Muju-gun in December: highs in Geoje hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Namhae-gun.

Things to do in Geoje

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gyeryongsan ©
Gyeryongsan
Oedo Botania ©
Oedo Botania
Windy Hill ©
Windy Hill

2
nights
Namhae-gun

Namhae-gun ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Yi Sun Sin Visual Experience Center. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Namhae Pyeonbaek Recreational Forest, thenstop by German Village, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hwabangsa Temple.

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You can drive from Geoje to Namhae-gun in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Changwon.

Things to do in Namhae-gun

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
German Village ©
German Village
Boriam Temple ©
Boriam Temple
Hwabangsa Temple ©
Hwabangsa Temple

3
nights
Changwon

Changwon ©
Changwon is the capital city of Gyeongsangnam-do, on the southeast coast of South Korea. On the 2nd (Thu), trek along Paryongsan Doltab, take in the natural beauty of Mt. Mageumsan Hot Springs, and then identify plant and animal life at Junam Reservoir. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Masan Agu-jjim Street, contemplate the long history of Birthplace of President Roh Moo-hyun, and then don't miss a visit to Gyeonghwa Station Cherry Blossom Road.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Changwon online vacation planner.

Drive from Namhae-gun to Changwon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Changwon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hadong-gun.

Things to do in Changwon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Birthplace of President Roh Moo-hyun
Highlights from your plan
Yeojwacheon Stream ©
Yeojwacheon Stream
Gyeonghwa Station Cherry Blossom Road ©
Gyeonghwa Station Cherry Blossom Road
Birthplace of President Roh Moo-hyun ©
Birthplace of President Roh Moo-hyun

2
nights
Hadong-gun

Hadong-gun ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Jirisan National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hadong-gun road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Changwon to Hadong-gun with the Route module. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Tongyeong.

Things to do in Hadong-gun

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jinju
Highlights from your plan
Jirisan National Park ©
Jirisan National Park
Jinjuseong ©
Jinjuseong

3
nights
Tongyeong

Tongyeong ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): make a trip to Tongyeong Daegyo, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Dara Park, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mireuksan Mountain, and finally take a stroll through Seopilang Gongwon. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Skyline Luge Tongyeong and then make a trip to Dongpirang Mural Village.

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

Explore your travel options from Hadong-gun to Tongyeong with the Route module. In January in Tongyeong, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Tongyeong

Parks Theme Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mireuksan Mountain ©
Mireuksan Mountain
Dara Park ©
Dara Park
Skyline Luge Tongyeong ©
Skyline Luge Tongyeong

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