22 days in South Korea, Bangkok & Karon Itinerary

22 days in South Korea, Bangkok & Karon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seoul, South Korea
— 4 nights
2
Busan, South Korea
— 2 nights
3
Jeju, South Korea
— 2 nights
4
Seoul, South Korea
— 3 nights
5
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
6
Karon, Thailand
— 3 nights
7
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights

4
nights
Seoul, South Korea

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Statue of Sejong the Great, Gwanghwamun Gate, Gwanghwamun Square, and other attractions you added. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gyeongbokgung Palace and Cheonggyecheon Stream. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Changdeokgung Palace and Insadong. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, visit Garosu-gil, contemplate the long history of Deoksugung, and make a trip to Bukchon Hanok Village.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seoul sightseeing site.

Toronto, Canada to Seoul is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Seoul is 14 hours. In April, Seoul is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong

2
nights
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gwangandaegyo Bridge, Haeundae Beach, Dongbaekseom Island, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take a stroll through Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street, then shop like a local with Gwangbokdong Food Street, and then hunt for treasures at Gukje Market. On the next day, stop by Gamcheon Culture Village, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, walk around Yongdusan Park, then take in panoramic vistas at Busan Tower, then enjoy breathtaking views from Oryukdo Skywalk, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Busan trip planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Busan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Busan are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Tue) before leaving for Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Jagalchi Market ©
Jagalchi Market
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gamcheon Culture Village ©
Gamcheon Culture Village

2
nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jeju Folk Village, Seongsan Ilchulbong, Dongmun Market, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): snap pictures at Seonim Bridge and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Seogwipo Maeil Olleh Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Jeju Folk Village, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Seongsan Ilchulbong, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Dongmun Market.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Jeju travel website.

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. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Highlights from your plan
Dongmun Market ©
Dongmun Market
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Jeju Folk Village ©
Jeju Folk Village

3
nights
Seoul, South Korea

Seoul ©
You've added Kwangjang Market, Dongdaemun Shopping Complex, Stylenanda Pink Hotel Flagship Store, and other attractions to your itinerary. Let the collections at Leeum Samsung Museum of Art and Dokdo Museum Seoul capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Folk Museum of Korea and Korean Customs Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul online vacation planner.

Fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Seoul

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Dongdaemun Market ©
Dongdaemun Market
National Folk Museum of Korea ©
National Folk Museum of Korea
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art ©
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art

3
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), Asiatique The Riverfront, and other attractions. Wat Pho and The Grand Palace will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) and Jim Thompson House. There's more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Bangkok takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, ferry, train, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Korean Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Seoul in May: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 41°C and lows are around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Karon.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Karon, Thailand

Karon ©
Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Karon Beach, Thai Cooking Lessons By Miss Chel, Phuket FantaSea, and other attractions. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Karon Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kata Beach, and finally take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Karon day trip app.

You can fly from Bangkok to Karon in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bangkok in May, with highs in Karon at 38°C and lows at 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bangkok.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Phuket FantaSea
Highlights from your plan
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket
Kata Beach ©
Kata Beach

2
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes The National Museum Bangkok as well as Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) and Chinatown - Bangkok. See some other sides of Bangkok: browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip planner.

Getting from Karon to Bangkok by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Karon in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Bangkok: highs are around 41°C and lows about 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Museums · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Siam Paragon ©
Siam Paragon
Spas
Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) ©
Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC)

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