25 days in South Korea Itinerary

25 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Seoul
— 7 nights
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Gangneung
— 4 nights
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Busan
— 4 nights
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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 8 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.
Visiting Bukhansan National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Seodaemun Prison History Hall. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Insadong, see the interesting displays at Trickeye Museum Seoul, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul (branch), and take in nature's colorful creations at Changdeokgung Palace.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seoul holiday planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Seoul is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Seoul. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in February; daily highs in Seoul reach 5°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gangneung.

Things to do in Seoul

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Specialty Museum
Trickeye Museum Seoul
4.2
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Neighborhood
Insadong
4.1

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Gangneung

Gangneung ©
A large coastal city, Gangneung has been historically separated from much of the country because of the long, stretching mountain range that runs parallel to the sea.
Get outdoors at Gyeongpo Beach and Jeongdongjin Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Sacheonjin Beach and Chuam Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gangneung: Sokcho (Seoraksan National Park, Biryong Falls, &more). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Ojukheon.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gangneung online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Gangneung takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Busan.

Things to do in Gangneung

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Gyeongpo Beach
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Specialty Museum
Ojukheon
4.1

4
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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Visiting Songdo Beach and Haeundae Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gyeongju National Museum and Gwangandaegyo Bridge. Step out of Busan to go to Gyeongju and see Cheonmachong Tomb, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, browse the eclectic array of goods at Busan Gamcheon Culture Village, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Busan sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Gangneung to Busan in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Busan, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

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Beach
Songdo Beach
4.2

8
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Jeju, Jeju Island

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hyeopjae Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Visit Hamdeok Beach and Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Jeju: Seogwipo (Jeongbang Waterfall, Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff, &more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Spirited Garden, go for a walk through Handam Coastal Trail, see the interesting displays at Maze Land, and stroll around Hallim Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Jeju online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Must see
Hyeopjae Beach
4.3

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