30 days in South Korea Itinerary

30 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Seoul
— 2 nights
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Seoul
— 3 nights
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Hanam
— 2 nights
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Yeoju-si
— 1 night
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Chungju
— 2 nights
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Mungyeong
— 1 night
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Sangju
— 1 night
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Gumi
— 1 night
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Daegu
— 1 night
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Miryang
— 1 night
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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 7 nights
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Busan
— 3 nights
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Seoul
— 2 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.
On the 3rd (Sat), admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace and then get great views at N Seoul Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Demilitarized Zone.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seoul visit planner.

Wellington, New Zealand to Seoul is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Korean Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In August, Seoul is much warmer than Wellington - with highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for Seoul.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
N Seoul Tower
4.2
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World heritage site
Changdeokgung Palace
4.5
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Historic Site
Demilitarized Zone
4.0

3
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Seoul

Seoul ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seodaemun Prison History Hall and Yeouido Hangang Park. Explore Seoul further: take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, take an in-depth tour of Seoul Museum of History, and don't miss a visit to Gwanghwamun Square.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seoul day trip planning site.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hanam.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Garden
Namsan Park
4.4

2
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Hanam

Hanam ©
Hanam is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hanam trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seoul to Hanam. In August, daily temperatures in Hanam can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Yeoju-si.

Things to do in Hanam

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Sujongsa Temple
4.5

1
night
Yeoju-si

Yeoju-si ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): examine the collection at Yeoju Insect Museum.

You can plan Yeoju-si trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hanam to Yeoju-si. In August, daily temperatures in Yeoju-si can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Chungju.

Things to do in Yeoju-si

Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Yeoju Insect Museum
3.7

2
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Chungju

Chungju
Chungju is a city in North Chungcheong province, South Korea. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tangeum Lake and Jodongri Seonsa Yoojeok Bakmoolgwan. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Suanbo Cherry Blossom Road.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chungju trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yeoju-si to Chungju. In August, daytime highs in Chungju are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 13th (Tue), you're off to Mungyeong.

Things to do in Chungju

Nature · Parks · Museums

1
night
Mungyeong

Mungyeong
To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mungyeong tour itinerary maker app.

Explore your travel options from Chungju to Mungyeong with the Route module. August in Mungyeong sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C at night. You'll set off for Sangju on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Mungyeong

Parks · Nature · Museums · Adventure

1
night
Sangju

Sangju
Sangju is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Sangju trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Mungyeong to Sangju with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Gumi.

Things to do in Sangju

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

1
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Gumi

Gumi ©
On the 16th (Fri), stroll around Geumosan Provincial Park and then take in nature's colorful creations at Wonju Herb Farm.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gumi travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sangju to Gumi. In August, daytime highs in Gumi are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Daegu.

Things to do in Gumi

Parks
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Daegu

Daegu
The fourth-largest city in South Korea, Daegu sprawls out across a wide, flat valley overlooked by a sacred Buddhist mountain.
For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Daegu trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gumi to Daegu. In August, daily temperatures in Daegu can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Miryang.

Things to do in Daegu

Highlights from your trip
Flea Market
Seomun Market
4.0

1
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Miryang

Miryang
Miryang, often spelled Milyang, is a city in Gyeongsangnam-do Province, South Korea. For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Miryang journey maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Daegu to Miryang. In August in Miryang, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. You will leave for Jeju on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Miryang

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

7
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hamdeok Beach and Songaksan Mountain. Venture out of the city with trips to Seogwipo (Halla Mountain, Seongsan Ilchulbong, &more). There's lots more to do: hike along Hallasan, head outdoors with Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sehwa Beach, and explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Jeju holiday site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Miryang to Jeju. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Hiking Trail
Hallasan
4.4

3
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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jagalchi Market as well as Busan Gamcheon Culture Village. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, don't miss a visit to Yongdusan Park, and stroll around Igidae Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Busan travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Busan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In August in Busan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Scenic Walking Area
Igidae Park
4.7

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Seoul

Seoul ©
On the 28th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seoul Central Mosque, then explore the activities along Seokchon Lake, then see the interesting displays at National Gugak Center, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: walk around Naksan Park and then get in on the family fun at Lotte World.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seoul itinerary builder.

You can fly from Busan to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Seoul

Theme Parks · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Theme Park
Lotte World
3.5
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.9
Park
Naksan Park
4.4

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