31 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

31 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Gyeongsangbuk-do vacation maker

©
Make it your trip
Drive
1
Gyeongsan
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Goryeong-gun
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Mungyeong
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Yeongju
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Andong
— 6 nights
Drive
6
Yeongdeok-gun
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Gyeongju
— 12 nights
Drive

S M T W T F S
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
1
2
3
4
5
6

Gyeongsan

— 2 nights
Gyeongsan is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Get out of town with these interesting Gyeongsan side-trips: Eunhaesa Temple (in Yeongcheon) and Cheongdo-gun (Cheongdo Eupseong Fortress, The Birthplace of Saemaul Memorial Hall, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Gatbawi Rock, examine the collection at Gyeongsan Municipal Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Seonbonsa Temple, and take in the pleasant sights at Yeungnam University Love Road.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gyeongsan trip itinerary planning website.

Daegu to Gyeongsan is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In January in Gyeongsan, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Goryeong-gun.

Things to do in Gyeongsan

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Goryeong-gun

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get outside with Daegaya Arboretum, explore the ancient world of Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site, and then admire the masterpieces at Daegaya Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Shichon Yuwonji, then don't miss a visit to Hangae Maeul, and then admire the natural beauty at Gayasan Wildflower Botanical Garden.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Goryeong-gun trip maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gyeongsan to Goryeong-gun. January in Goryeong-gun sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Mungyeong.

Things to do in Goryeong-gun

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Mungyeong

— 3 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Sangju (Munjangdae Terrace, Nakdong National Institute of Biological Resources, &more).

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mungyeong online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Goryeong-gun to Mungyeong. Traveling from Goryeong-gun in February, expect Mungyeong to be slightly colder, temps between 6°C and -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yeongju.

Things to do in Mungyeong

Museums · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yeongju

— 3 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Yeongju side-trips: Yecheon Insect Research Institute & Ecology Center (in Yecheon-gun) and Cheongnyangsa Temple (in Bonghwa-gun).

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Yeongju trip itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from Mungyeong to Yeongju with the Route module. Traveling from Mungyeong in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Yeongju, with lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Andong.

Things to do in Yeongju

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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 a short trip to Uiseong Garlic Museum in Uiseong-gun (about 1h 5 min away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Hahoe Mask Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Andong Hahoe Folk Village, steep yourself in history at Dosanseowon Confucian School, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bongjeongsa.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Andong day trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yeongju to Andong. When traveling from Yeongju in February, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Andong: temperatures range from 5°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yeongdeok-gun.

Things to do in Andong

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Yeongdeok-gun

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Juwangsan National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Sunrise Park, then cruise along Yeongdeok BlueRoad, and then explore the activities along Jusanji Pond.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yeongdeok-gun tour itinerary maker app.

Explore your travel options from Andong to Yeongdeok-gun with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Yeongdeok-gun

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Gyeongju

— 12 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gyeongju: Pohang (The National Lighthouse Museum, Homigot Sunrise Plaza, &more). Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Gyeongju National Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, contemplate the long history of Bulguksa Temple, don't miss a visit to Gyeongju Gyochon Traditional Village, and take some stellar pictures from Columnar Jointing Observation Deck.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gyeongju itinerary website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yeongdeok-gun to Gyeongju. In February, daily temperatures in Gyeongju can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Gyeongsangbuk-do travel guide

4
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.