30 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

30 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Gyeongsangbuk-do planner

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Fly to Daegu Airport, Drive to Gyeongsan
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Gyeongsan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gyeongju
— 8 nights
Drive
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Ulleung-gun
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yeongdeok-gun
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cheongsong-gun
— 1 night
Drive
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Andong
— 6 nights
Drive
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Yeongju
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mungyeong
— 2 nights
Drive
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Goryeong-gun
— 2 nights
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Gyeongsan

— 3 nights
Gyeongsan is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gyeongsan: Cheongdo-gun (Cheongdo Eupseong Fortress, Unmunsa Temple, &more) and Eunhaesa Temple (in Yeongcheon). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Gatbawi Rock, examine the collection at Gyeongsan Municipal Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Bangokji, and go for a walk through Yeungnam University Love Road.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gyeongsan driving holiday tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to Gyeongsan is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Auckland to Gyeongsan, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Auckland in February: high temperatures in Gyeongsan hover around 9°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Gyeongsan

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Gyeongju

— 8 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gyeongju: Pohang (Oeosa Temple of Unjesan Mountain, Homigot Sunrise Plaza, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum, pause for some photo ops at Seokguram, contemplate the long history of Yangdong Folk Village, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulguksa Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gyeongju trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gyeongsan to Gyeongju. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Gyeongsan in February: highs in Gyeongju hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ulleung-gun.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Ulleung-gun

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Bongnae Falls. On your second day here, go for a walk through Haengnam Coastal Walking Path, then step off the mainland to explore Ulleungdo, and then get engrossed in the history at Dokdo Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ulleung-gun holiday website.

Explore your travel options from Gyeongju to Ulleung-gun with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Yeongdeok-gun.

Things to do in Ulleung-gun

Nature · Parks · Museums

Yeongdeok-gun

— 2 nights
On the 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Yeongdeok BlueRoad and then take a peaceful walk through Metasequoia Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): walk around Samsa Marine Park, then walk around Sunrise Park, and then take a leisurely stroll along Yeongdeok Crab Village.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yeongdeok-gun trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ulleung-gun to Yeongdeok-gun. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Cheongsong-gun.

Things to do in Yeongdeok-gun

Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature · Outdoors

Cheongsong-gun

— 1 night
On the 17th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Jusanji Pond and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Juwangsan National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cheongsong-gun online road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yeongdeok-gun to Cheongsong-gun. In February in Cheongsong-gun, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Andong.

Things to do in Cheongsong-gun

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Andong

— 6 nights

Capital City of Korean Spiritual Culture

Sitting along either side of the Nakdong River, Andong maintains an unrivalled reputation as a center for Korean folk and cultural heritage.
Change things up with these side-trips from Andong: Gounsa Temple (in Uiseong-gun), Bul-Yeongsa (in Uljin-gun) and Gunwi Buddha Triad Grotto (2nd Seokguram) (in Gunwi-gun). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Hahoe Mask Museum, wander the streets of Andong Gunja Village, contemplate the long history of Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Andong Hahoe Folk Village.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Andong trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Cheongsong-gun to Andong with the Route module. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Yeongju.

Things to do in Andong

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Yeongju

— 3 nights
Go for a jaunt from Yeongju to Bonghwa-gun to see Cheongnyangsa Temple about 58 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Sobaeksan National Park Samga.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yeongju trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Andong to Yeongju with the Route module. Traveling from Andong in February, Yeongju is a bit cooler at night with lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mungyeong.

Things to do in Yeongju

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mungyeong

— 2 nights
On the 27th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Museum of Old Roads, stroll around Mungyeongsaejae Provincial Park, and then go for a walk through Mungyeongsaejae Open Set. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Mungyeong Museum of Coal and then examine the collection at Sangju Bicycle Museum.

Discover how to plan a Mungyeong trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yeongju to Mungyeong. Traveling from Yeongju in February, expect little chillier with lows of -7°C in Mungyeong. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Goryeong-gun.

Things to do in Mungyeong

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Goryeong-gun

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): walk around Shichon Yuwonji, then get outside with Daegaya Arboretum, then examine the collection at Daegaya Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Goryeong-gun day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Mungyeong to Goryeong-gun with the Route module. Traveling from Mungyeong in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of -1°C in Goryeong-gun. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goryeong-gun

Parks · Trails · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Gyeongsangbuk-do travel guide

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Historic Sites · Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water
Tourism in Gyeongsangbuk-do focuses on the region's rich cultural heritage with exquisite structures and ancient pagodas as well as historically themed parks. The cradle of the ancient Silla Kingdom, today Gyeongsangbuk-do tells the story of the 500-year Gaya confederacy in World Heritage Sites. Meanwhile, Buddhist temples and folk villages with a long Confucian tradition showcase the region's mixed heritage, and national parks with limestone peaks and scenic waterfalls play home to herons, crape-myrtle, and zelkova trees. Other things to do while on holiday in Gyeongsangbuk-do include boat tours to a remote island or browsing through herbal medicine markets.