22 days in South Korea Itinerary

22 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seoul
— 7 nights
2
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 8 nights
3
Busan
— 5 nights

7
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: steep yourself in history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jongmyo Shrine, and take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Seoul visit site.

San Francisco, USA to Seoul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from San Francisco to Seoul due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in Seoul hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

8
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jeju: Seogwipo (Hwangwooji Coast, Cheonjiyeon Falls, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, examine the collection at Jeju National Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Hallim Park, and admire the masterpieces at Jeju Folk Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Jeju tour site.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Island
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

5
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: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, walk around Yongdusan Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Beomeosa Temple, and head outdoors with Gwangalli Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Busan trip planner.

Fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

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