31 days in Busan, Seoul & Daegu Itinerary

31 days in Busan, Seoul & Daegu Itinerary

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Busan
— 9 nights
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Seoul
— 12 nights
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Daegu
— 9 nights
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Busan

— 9 nights
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Busan: Ulsan (Daewangam Park & Ulsan Theme Botanic Garden). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, get great views at Taejongdae, stroll around Busan Citizens Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggungsa.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Busan online tour itinerary maker.

Seoul to Busan is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. August in Busan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can fly to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Seoul

— 12 nights
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.
Explore Seoul's surroundings by going to Muuido Island (in Incheon) and Ilsan Lake Park (in Goyang). Pack the 15th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, get great views at N Seoul Tower, don't miss a visit to Insadong, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jongmyo Shrine.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Seoul day trip planning site.

Fly from Busan to Seoul in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Daegu.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Daegu

— 9 nights
The fourth-largest city in South Korea, Daegu sprawls out across a wide, flat valley overlooked by a sacred Buddhist mountain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Daegu: Gayasan Wildflower Botanical Garden (in Seongju-gun), Gyeongju (Bulguksa Temple & Seokguram) and Haeinsa (in Hapcheon-Gun). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Donghwasa, appreciate the history behind Gatbawi Rock, explore the ancient world of Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site, and look for all kinds of wild species at Upo Wetland.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Daegu trip website.

Getting from Seoul to Daegu by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Daegu are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Daegu

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips