60 days in South Korea Itinerary

60 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 10 nights
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Buyeo-gun
— 3 nights
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Buan-gun
— 4 nights
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Gwangju
— 6 nights
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Suncheon
— 4 nights
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Busan
— 7 nights
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Gyeongju
— 5 nights
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Donghae
— 2 nights
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Sokcho
— 5 nights
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Chuncheon
— 4 nights
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Seoul
— 8 nights

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Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Get out of town with these interesting Jeju side-trips: Seogwipo (Gasiri Wind Power Plant, Gwangchigi Beach, &more). Spend the 24th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Gwakji Gwamul Beach, hike along Hallasan, and whizz through the canopy at Zipline Jeju.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jeju road trip planning website.

Albuquerque, USA to Jeju is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Albuquerque to Jeju is 16 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Buyeo-gun.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Seongsan Ilchulbong
4.6
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.9

3
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Buyeo-gun

Buyeo-gun ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buyeo-gun: Gongju (Gongsanseong, Gongju National Museum, &more).

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Buyeo-gun trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Buyeo-gun takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, train, and bus. In November in Buyeo-gun, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Buan-gun.

Things to do in Buyeo-gun

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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World heritage site
Magoksa Temple
4.0
Specialty Museum
Buyeo National Museum
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Gongju National Museum
4.5

4
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Buan-gun

Buan-gun ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buan-gun: Seonunsa Temple (in Gochang-gun), Naejangsan National Park (in Sunchang-gun) and National Institute of Ecology (in Seocheon-gun).

Planning Buan-gun trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Buyeo-gun to Buan-gun. In November, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gwangju.

Things to do in Buan-gun

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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National Park
Naejangsan National Park
4.4
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Religious Site
Naesosa Temple
4.7
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Religious Site
Seonunsa Temple
4.3

6
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Gwangju

Gwangju ©
Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea. Get out of town with these interesting Gwangju side-trips: Jeonju (Moak Mountain, Donghak Revolution Memorial Hall, &more), Unjusa (in Hwasun-gun) and Damyang-gun (Geumseongsanseong Fortress & Damyang Sikyeongjeong Pavilion). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mudeungsan National Park, step into the grandiose world of Gochangeupseong Fortress, get outside with Soswaewon, and make a trip to Yangnim-dong History & Culture Village.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gwangju trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Buan-gun to Gwangju. While traveling from Buan-gun, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gwangju, ranging from highs of 35°F to lows of 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Suncheon.

Things to do in Gwangju

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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National Park
Mudeungsan National Park
4.6
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Religious Site
Unjusa
4.3

4
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Suncheon

Suncheon ©

Korea's Ecological Capital.

Establishing a name for itself as "Korea's Ecological Capital," Suncheon sits nestled on the southwest coastline of the Korean peninsula, a haven of scenic beauty.
Get out of town with these interesting Suncheon side-trips: Jinjuseong (in Jinju), Gurye-gun (Saseongam Temple 四聖庵 & Hwaeomsa Temple) and Namhae-gun (Namhae Pyeonbaek Recreational Forest & Boriam Temple). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seonamsa Temple, don't miss a visit to Suncheon Open Film Set, and stroll around Jukdobong Park.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Suncheon online travel planner.

Getting from Gwangju to Suncheon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Suncheon are 34°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Busan.

Things to do in Suncheon

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Castle
Jinjuseong
4.6
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Landmark
Boriam Temple
4.7
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World heritage site
Seonamsa Temple
4.6

7
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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for shopping, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beomeosa Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Busan trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Suncheon to Busan in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Suncheon in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Busan, with highs around 48°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Haedong Yonggung Temple
4.1

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Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gyeongju: Daegu (Heeum - Museum of Military Sexual Slavery by Japan, Seomun Market, &more) and Juwangsan National Park (in Cheongsong-gun). Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Gyeongju National Park. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, get to know the fascinating history of Tongiljeon, contemplate the long history of Gyeongju Historic Area, and pause for some photo ops at Seokguram.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gyeongju vacation builder app.

You can drive from Busan to Gyeongju in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Busan in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Gyeongju, with highs around 38°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Donghae.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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National Park
Juwangsan National Park
4.5
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World heritage site
Bulguksa Temple
4.5
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Water Body
Anapji Pond
4.1

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Donghae

Donghae ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Mureung Valley, Head underground at Hwanseongul Cave, and then don't miss a visit to Donghae City Suhyup Seafood Distribution Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Mukho Port, kick back and relax at Chuam Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Chotdaebawi (Candlestick Rock).

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gyeongju to Donghae. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sokcho.

Things to do in Donghae

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Valley
Mureung Valley
5.0
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Beach
Chuam Beach
4.6

5
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Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sokcho: Yangyang-gun (Osaek Jujeongol Valley, Osaek Carbonated Hot Springs, &more), Charmsori Gramophone & Edison Science Museum (in Gangneung) and Woljeongsa Temple (in Pyeongchang-gun). Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Seoraksan National Park. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Cheoksan Foot Spa Park, trek along Ulsanbawi Rock, cool off at Seorak Waterpia, and admire the sheer force of Biryong Falls.

Make your Sokcho itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Donghae to Sokcho. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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National Park
Seoraksan National Park
4.8
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Outdoor Activity
Osaek Jujeongol Valley
4.3
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Religious Site
Naksansa Temple
4.6

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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.
Explore Chuncheon's surroundings by going to Jeongseon 5-day Market (in Jeongseon-gun), Gapyeong-gun (Ewhawon & Jarasum Island) and Pyeongchang-gun (Daegwallyeong Agi Mokjang & Lee Hyo Seok Literature Forest). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Nami Island, find something for the whole family at Gangchon Rail Park, witness a stunning natural landmark at World Oncheon, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sutasa Temple.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chuncheon holiday maker.

Drive from Sokcho to Chuncheon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°F in January, and nighttime lows around 20°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Seoul.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Island
Nami Island
4.3
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Religious Site
Cheongpyeongsa
4.3
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Theme Park
Gangchon Rail Park
4.3

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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 14th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bongeunsa Temple, and shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chuncheon to Seoul in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a subway. January in Seoul sees daily highs of 35°F and lows of 20°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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Must see
N Seoul Tower
4.2
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World heritage site
Changdeokgung Palace
4.5

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