47 days in South Korea Itinerary

47 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 7 nights
2
Busan
— 6 nights
3
Gyeongju
— 4 nights
4
Daejeon
— 5 nights
5
Boeun-gun
— 1 night
6
Danyang-gun
— 5 nights
7
Donghae
— 2 nights
8
Sokcho
— 5 nights
9
Chuncheon
— 3 nights
10
Seoul
— 7 nights

7
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seogwipo (Genius Loci, Seongsan Ilchulbong, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, identify plant and animal life at Sangumburi Crater, head outdoors with Hamdeok Beach, and stroll around Bijarim Forest.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Jeju trip planner.

Paris, France to Jeju is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Korean Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Jeju: highs are around 24°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach

6
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Busan: Geoje (Gonggoji & Oedo Botania). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, stop by Gamcheon Culture Village, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, and stroll around Yongdusan Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Busan road trip planning app.

You can fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Traveling from Jeju in October, Busan is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Geoje
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Oedo Botania ©
Oedo Botania

4
nights
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gyeongju: Seomun Market (in Daegu), Juwangsan National Park (in Cheongsong-gun) and Gatbawi Rock (in Gyeongsan). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, get in on the family fun at Gyeongju World, see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, and steep yourself in history at Cheonmachong Tomb.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gyeongju online vacation builder.

You can drive from Busan to Gyeongju in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Daejeon.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Nature · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Seomun Market, Juwangsan National Park, Gatbawi Rock
Highlights from your plan
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Juwangsan National Park ©
Juwangsan National Park
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple

5
nights
Daejeon

Daejeon ©
A sprawling metropolis and center for research, Daejeon stands as the fifth largest city in South Korea.
Explore Daejeon's surroundings by going to Buyeo National Museum (in Buyeo-gun), Gwanchoksa Temple (in Nonsan) and Gongju (Gapsa temple, Gongsanseong, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Yuseong Hot Spring, examine the collection at Currency Museum, snap pictures at Expo Bridge, and go for a walk through Sangdangsanseong Fortress.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Daejeon tour itinerary maker website.

Take a train from Gyeongju to Daejeon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Gyeongju in November since evenings lows in Daejeon dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Boeun-gun.

Things to do in Daejeon

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Gongju, Buyeo National Museum, Sangdangsanseong Fortress, Gwanchoksa Temple
Highlights from your plan
Gwanchoksa Temple ©
Gwanchoksa Temple
Yuseong Hot Spring ©
Yuseong Hot Spring
Currency Museum ©
Currency Museum

1
night
Boeun-gun

Boeun-gun ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Songnisan National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Boeun-gun trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Daejeon to Boeun-gun with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Danyang-gun.

Things to do in Boeun-gun

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Songnisan National Park ©
Songnisan National Park

5
nights
Danyang-gun

Danyang-gun ©
Explore Danyang-gun's surroundings by going to Yeongju (Sosuseowon Confucian Academy, Buseoksa Temple, &more), Eorayeon Valley (in Yeongwol-gun) and Cheongnyangsa Temple (in Bonghwa-gun).

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Danyang-gun itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Boeun-gun to Danyang-gun. In November, daily temperatures in Danyang-gun can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Donghae.

Things to do in Danyang-gun

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yeongju, Eorayeon Valley, Cheongnyangsa Temple, Jeongseon 5-day Market
Highlights from your plan
Gosu Cave ©
Gosu Cave
Guinsa Temple ©
Guinsa Temple
Cheondong Cave ©
Cheondong Cave

2
nights
Donghae

Donghae ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Hwanseongul Cave, then appreciate the views at Mureung Valley, and then make a trip to Donghae City Suhyup Seafood Distribution Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Chotdaebawi (Candlestick Rock), then kick back and relax at Chuam Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Samcheok Rose Park.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Donghae road trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Danyang-gun to Donghae. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Sokcho.

Things to do in Donghae

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Samcheok
Highlights from your plan
Mureung Valley ©
Mureung Valley
Chuam Beach ©
Chuam Beach
Hwanseongul Cave ©
Hwanseongul Cave

5
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Explore Sokcho's surroundings by going to Baekdamsa Temple (in Inje-gun) and Gangneung (Gangmun Beach & Jeongdongjin Beach). Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Seoraksan National Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Ulsanbawi Rock, take in the natural beauty of Cheoksan Foot Spa Park, get outside with Biseondae Rocks, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinheungsa Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Sokcho online trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Donghae to Sokcho with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gangneung, Cheonjin Beach, Baekdamsa Temple
Highlights from your plan
Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock
Jeongdongjin Beach ©
Jeongdongjin Beach

3
nights
Chuncheon

Chuncheon ©
The capital of the country's northernmost province, the city of Chuncheon acts a gateway to the wilder sights of the rural region.
Change things up with a short trip to Jarasum Island in Gapyeong-gun (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Nami Island, examine the collection at Chuncheon National Museum, get in on the family fun at Gangchon Rail Park, and take in the natural beauty of World Oncheon.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chuncheon trip itinerary app.

Getting from Sokcho to Chuncheon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Chuncheon can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Seoul.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Jarasum Island
Highlights from your plan
Nami Island ©
Nami Island
Cheongpyeongsa ©
Cheongpyeongsa
Gangchon Rail Park ©
Gangchon Rail Park

7
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.
Pack the 27th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Gyeongbokgung Palace, explore the striking landscape of Bukhansan National Park, stop by Insadong, and admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seoul trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Chuncheon to Seoul takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a subway. November in Seoul sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Lotte World ©
Lotte World
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park

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