21 days in Seoul, Busan & Jeju Itinerary

21 days in Seoul, Busan & Jeju Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seoul
— 10 nights
2
Busan
— 4 nights
3
Jeju
— 4 nights
4
Seoul
— 2 nights

10
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seoul: Hwaseong Fortress (in Suwon), Korean Folk Village (in Yongin) and Nami Island (in Chuncheon). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, take a stroll through Insadong, get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seoul trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Seoul is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Seoul. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Seoul reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

DMZ Haemaru Village, Hwaseong Fortress, Korean Folk Village, Nami Island
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Insadong ©
Insadong

4
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: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium, and take in the views from Gwangandaegyo Bridge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Busan vacation planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Busan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Seoul in December, with highs in Busan at 10°C and lows at 0°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

4
nights
Jeju

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong, Halla Mountain, &more). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gwaneumsa Temple, step off the mainland to explore Udo, and kick back and relax at Gwakji Gwamul Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Jeju vacation maker.

You can fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain

2
nights
Seoul

Seoul ©
To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Seoul trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Jeju to Seoul by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The War Memorial of Korea ©
The War Memorial of Korea
Seoul Arts Center ©
Seoul Arts Center
Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) ©
Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)

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