60 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

60 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

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Gyeongsan
— 6 nights
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Goryeong-gun
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Gumi
— 5 nights
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Mungyeong
— 6 nights
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Yeongju
— 6 nights
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Andong
— 7 nights
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Ulleung-gun
— 5 nights
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Yeongdeok-gun
— 6 nights
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Gyeongju
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Gyeongsan

— 6 nights
Gyeongsan is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gyeongsan: Yeongcheon (Palgongsan Provincial Park & Eunhaesa Temple) and Cheongdo-gun (Unmunsa Temple, Cheongdo Eupseong Fortress, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Gatbawi Rock, stroll around Samseonghyeon History and Culture Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Seonbonsa Temple, and see the interesting displays at Gyeongsan Municipal Museum.

Before you visit Gyeongsan, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Daegu to Gyeongsan is an approximately 1-hour car ride. January in Gyeongsan sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Goryeong-gun.

Things to do in Gyeongsan

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goryeong-gun

— 6 nights
Change things up with a short trip to Gayasan Wildflower Botanical Garden in Seongju-gun (about 40 minutes away).

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Goryeong-gun itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gyeongsan to Goryeong-gun. In February, daily temperatures in Goryeong-gun can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gumi.

Things to do in Goryeong-gun

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

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Gumi

— 5 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gumi: Gimcheon (Jikjisa Temple & Jikji Munhwa Gongwon), Waegwan War Memorial Museum (in Chilgok-gun) and Gunwi Buddha Triad Grotto (2nd Seokguram) (in Gunwi-gun).

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gumi trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Goryeong-gun to Gumi. In February in Gumi, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for Mungyeong.

Things to do in Gumi

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Mungyeong

— 6 nights
Explore Mungyeong's surroundings by going to Sangju (Nakdong National Institute of Biological Resources, Sangju Bicycle Museum, &more).

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mungyeong online trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Gumi to Mungyeong with the Route module. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Gumi in February, with highs in Mungyeong at 6°C and lows at -7°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yeongju.

Things to do in Mungyeong

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yeongju

— 6 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Yeongju: Yecheon-gun (Yecheon Insect Research Institute & Ecology Center & Yechun Astro-Space Center), Cheongnyangsa Temple (in Bonghwa-gun) and Deokgu Spa World (in Uljin-gun). Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Sobaeksan National Park Samga.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mungyeong to Yeongju. Traveling from Mungyeong in February, Yeongju is a bit warmer at night with lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Andong.

Things to do in Yeongju

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Andong

— 7 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 these side-trips from Andong: Uiseong-gun (Uiseong Garlic Museum & Geumbong Recreational Forest). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Hahoe Mask Museum, take in the views from Weolyeonggyo Bridge, steep yourself in history at Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy, and get to know the fascinating history of Andong Hahoe Folk Village.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Andong route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yeongju to Andong. Traveling from Yeongju in February, expect nights in Andong to be somewhat warmer, around 4°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Ulleung-gun.

Things to do in Andong

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ulleung-gun

— 5 nights
Ulleung-gun is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Ulleungdo, take an in-depth tour of Dokdo Museum, and go for a walk through Haengnam Coastal Walking Path.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ulleung-gun online trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Andong to Ulleung-gun with the Route module. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yeongdeok-gun.

Things to do in Ulleung-gun

Nature · Parks · Museums

Yeongdeok-gun

— 6 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Yeongdeok-gun: Cheongsong-gun (Juwangsan National Park & Jusanji Pond) and Uljin-gun (Seonglyugul & Mangyangjeong Pavilion).

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yeongdeok-gun trip builder site.

Explore your travel options from Ulleung-gun to Yeongdeok-gun with the Route module. In March in Yeongdeok-gun, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 5°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Yeongdeok-gun

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pohang (The National Lighthouse Museum, Homigot Sunrise Plaza, &more). Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Gyeongju National Park. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, make a trip to Gyeongju Gyochon Traditional Village, and steep yourself in history at Cheonmachong Tomb.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gyeongju vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yeongdeok-gun to Gyeongju. In March, daily temperatures in Gyeongju can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Gyeongsangbuk-do travel guide

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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.