24 days in South Korea Itinerary

24 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Seoul
— 5 nights
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Sokcho
— 3 nights
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Gyeongju
— 3 nights
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Busan
— 4 nights
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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 7 nights

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace. You'll discover tucked-away gems like DMZ Haemaru Village and Baek In-je's House. Go for a jaunt from Seoul to Suwon to see Hwaseong Fortress about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Insadong, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and stop by Bukchon Hanok Village.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip itinerary builder tool.

Montreal, Canada to Seoul is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Korean Standard Time is 14 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in May: high temperatures in Seoul hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sokcho.

Things to do in Seoul

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Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress

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Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Get in touch with nature at Seoraksan National Park and Ulsanbawi Rock. Popular historic sites such as Naksansa Temple and Sinheungsa Temple are in your itinerary. Step out of Sokcho with an excursion to Baekdamsa Temple in Inje-gun--about 50 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Biryong Falls and take in the natural beauty of Cheoksan Foot Spa Park.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Sokcho trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Sokcho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock

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Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©

Museum Without Walls

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Gyeongju Historic Area and Bulguksa Temple will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Anapji Pond and Gyeongju Bird Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Cheonmachong Tomb, see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyeongju Hyanggyo, and pause for some photo ops at Seokguram.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gyeongju tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Sokcho to Gyeongju in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Gyeongju Historic Area ©
Gyeongju Historic Area
Cheonmachong Tomb ©
Cheonmachong Tomb
Gyeongju National Museum ©
Gyeongju National Museum

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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Relax by the water at Gwangalli Beach and Haeundae Beach. Shop till you drop at Busan Gamcheon Culture Village and Jagalchi Market. Explore Busan's surroundings by going to Yeojwacheon Stream (in Changwon) and Surowangbi-reung (in Gimhae). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at UN Memorial Cemetery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bongnaesan, take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple.

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Traveling by car from Gyeongju to Busan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Gyeongju in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Busan: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Beaches

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Yeojwacheon Stream ©
Yeojwacheon Stream
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach

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Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Take a break from the city and head to Spirited Garden and Hamdeok Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Hyeopjae Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Jeju: Seogwipo (Alive Museum Jeju, Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff, &more). There's much more to do: walk around Bijarim Forest, admire the natural beauty at Hallim Park, take in the pleasant sights at Handam Coastal Trail, and don't miss a visit to Jeju Kimnyoung Maze Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Jeju itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Jeju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Alive Museum Jeju ©
Alive Museum Jeju
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach

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