33 days in South Korea Itinerary

33 days in South Korea Itinerary

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1
Busan
— 3 nights
2
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 4 nights
3
Seoul
— 4 nights
4
Yongin
— 3 nights
5
Bucheon
— 2 nights
6
Gwacheon
— 7 nights
7
Icheon
— 1 night
8
Gapyeong-gun
— 4 nights
9
Pyeongchang-gun
— 3 nights

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for beaches, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, take in the views from Gwangandaegyo Bridge, head outdoors with Gwangalli Beach, and get a taste of the local shopping with Shinsegae Dept. Store Centum City.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Busan day trip planner.

Asheville, USA to Busan is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Traveling from Asheville in July, Busan is a bit warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

4
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (Halla Mountain, Seongsan Ilchulbong, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Spirited Garden, take in the pleasant sights at Handam Coastal Trail, and step off the mainland to explore Udo.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jeju trip planner.

You can fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Highlights from your plan
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong

4
nights
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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, stroll through Cheonggyecheon Stream, admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace, and stroll around Namsan Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Seoul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July in Seoul, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yongin.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong

3
nights
Yongin

Yongin ©
Located within the capital's urban sprawl, Yongin stands as a city in its own right, but has come to be considered a suburb of Seoul.
Go for a jaunt from Yongin to Suwon to see Suwoncheon about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Everland, see the interesting displays at Samsung Transportation Museum, try out the rides at Korean Folk Village, and make a trip to Wawoojeongsa Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yongin online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Yongin takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and subway. In July, daily temperatures in Yongin can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bucheon.

Things to do in Yongin

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Suwoncheon
Highlights from your plan
Everland ©
Everland
Korean Folk Village ©
Korean Folk Village
Caribbean Bay ©
Caribbean Bay

2
nights
Bucheon

Bucheon ©
Bucheon is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): stroll around Ilsan Lake Park, cool off at One Mount Water Park, and then walk around Bucheon Jungang Park.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bucheon travel route planning website.

You can drive from Yongin to Bucheon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. In July in Bucheon, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 72°F at night. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gwacheon.

Things to do in Bucheon

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Goyang
Highlights from your plan
Ilsan Lake Park ©
Ilsan Lake Park
One Mount Water Park ©
One Mount Water Park

7
nights
Gwacheon

Gwacheon ©
Gwacheon is a city in Gyeonggi-do Province, South Korea. Gwacheon is known for zoos & aquariums, theme parks, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at MMCA - National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, take in the awesome beauty at Cheonggyesan Mountain, see the sky in a new way at National Gwacheon Science Museum, and stroll around Seoul Grand Park.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gwacheon trip planner.

Gwacheon is just a stone's throw from Bucheon. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel to Icheon.

Things to do in Gwacheon

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Galmi Hangul Park
Highlights from your plan
Seoul Grand Park ©
Seoul Grand Park
National Gwacheon Science Museum ©
National Gwacheon Science Museum

1
night
Icheon

Icheon
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): stop by Icheon Ceramics Village and then cool off at Icheon Termeden.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Icheon online attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gwacheon to Icheon. August in Icheon sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gapyeong-gun.

Things to do in Icheon

Theme Parks · Spas · Neighborhoods

4
nights
Gapyeong-gun

Gapyeong-gun ©
Step out of Gapyeong-gun to go to Chuncheon and see Gangchon Rail Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gapyeong-gun vacation maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Icheon to Gapyeong-gun. In August, daily temperatures in Gapyeong-gun can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pyeongchang-gun.

Things to do in Gapyeong-gun

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Chuncheon
Highlights from your plan
The Garden of Morning Calm ©
The Garden of Morning Calm
Nami Island ©
Nami Island
Cheongpyeong Lake ©
Cheongpyeong Lake

3
nights
Pyeongchang-gun

Pyeongchang-gun ©
A northern county in the Taebeak Mountain region of South Korea, Pyeongchang offers a plethora of year-round alpine resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Daegwallyeong Agi Mokjang. On your second day here, cool off at Ocean 700 and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Woljeongsa.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pyeongchang-gun travel planner.

Traveling by car from Gapyeong-gun to Pyeongchang-gun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyeongchang-gun

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Baekseok Falls
Highlights from your plan
Ocean 700 ©
Ocean 700
Woljeongsa
Woljeongsa
산1-107 Hoenggye-ri, Daegwalnyeong-myeon ©
산1-107 Hoenggye-ri, Daegwalnyeong-myeon

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