24 days in South Korea Itinerary

24 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Busan
— 2 nights
2
Gyeongju
— 2 nights
3
Andong
— 2 nights
4
Sokcho
— 2 nights
5
Chuncheon
— 1 night
6
Seoul
— 4 nights
7
Daejeon
— 2 nights
8
Jeonju
— 1 night
9
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 6 nights

2
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: get outside with Haeundae Beach, don't miss a visit to Haeundae Cinema Street, stroll around Yongdusan Park, and explore the world behind art at Busan Museum of Art.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Busan trip itinerary builder website.

London, UK to Busan is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Korean Standard Time (KST) is 9 hours. When traveling from London in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Busan: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

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

2
nights
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Seokguram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, and then get curious at Silla Arts And Science Museum. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Cheonmachong Tomb, then contemplate the waterfront views at Anapji Pond, and then examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gyeongju day trip planning app.

Drive from Busan to Gyeongju in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Busan in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gyeongju: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Andong.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

2
nights
Andong

Andong ©
Sitting along either side of the Nakdong River, Andong maintains an unrivalled reputation as a center for Korean folk and cultural heritage.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bongjeongsa, then steep yourself in history at Andong Hahoe Folk Village, and then explore the striking landscape at Buyongdae. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Andong Folk Museum, then see the interesting displays at Hahoe Mask Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Andong online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Gyeongju to Andong takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sokcho.

Things to do in Andong

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Andong Hahoe Folk Village ©
Andong Hahoe Folk Village
Bongjeongsa ©
Bongjeongsa
Hahoe Mask Museum ©
Hahoe Mask Museum

2
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): head outdoors with Ulsanbawi Rock and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Cheonjin Beach, witness a stunning natural landmark at Cheoksan Foot Spa Park, then get outside with Osaek Jujeongol Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naksansa Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sokcho trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Andong to Sokcho takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yangyang-gun, Cheonjin Beach
Highlights from your plan
Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Osaek Jujeongol Valley ©
Osaek Jujeongol Valley
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple

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 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheongpyeongsa and then step off the mainland to explore Nami Island.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chuncheon visit planner.

You can drive from Sokcho to Chuncheon in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Chuncheon, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Seoul.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nami Island ©
Nami Island
Cheongpyeongsa ©
Cheongpyeongsa

4
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, wander the streets of Insadong, contemplate the waterfront views at Cheonggyecheon Stream, and find something for the whole family at Lotte World.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seoul road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Chuncheon to Seoul takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a subway. In November in Seoul, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Daejeon.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

2
nights
Daejeon

Daejeon
A sprawling metropolis and center for research, Daejeon stands as the fifth largest city in South Korea.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Yuseong Hot Spring and then see the interesting displays at Buyeo National Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Currency Museum, then look and learn at Daejeon Observatory, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gapsa temple.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Daejeon trip planner.

You can drive from Seoul to Daejeon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Daejeon are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Jeonju.

Things to do in Daejeon

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Buyeo National Museum, Gapsa temple
Highlights from your plan
Buyeo National Museum
Buyeo National Museum
Yuseong Hot Spring ©
Yuseong Hot Spring
Currency Museum ©
Currency Museum

1
night
Jeonju

Jeonju ©
If you're a gastronomy enthusiast, you should consider a trip to Jeonju, a city hailed for its cuisine and food festivals.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Hakindang, then don't miss a visit to Jeonju Hanok Village, then make a trip to Jeonju Hanok Living Experience Center, and finally get engrossed in the history at Donghak Revolution Memorial Hall.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jeonju trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Daejeon to Jeonju in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Daejeon in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Jeonju, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Jeonju

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jeonju Hanok Village ©
Jeonju Hanok Village
Hakindang ©
Hakindang

6
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

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 (Gwangchigi Beach, Seongsan Ilchulbong, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, trek along Jeju Olle Trail Routes, stroll around Sarabong Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gwaneumsa Temple.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Jeju road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Jeonju to Jeju takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach

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