60 days in South Korea Itinerary

60 days in South Korea Itinerary

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1
Seoul
— 5 nights
2
Chuncheon
— 3 nights
3
Seoul
— 1 night
4
Sokcho
— 4 nights
5
Seoul
— 2 nights
6
Donghae
— 1 night
7
Seoul
— 2 nights
8
Gyeongju
— 2 nights
9
Seoul
— 1 night
10
Busan
— 5 nights
11
Seoul
— 1 night
12
Suncheon
— 4 nights
13
Seoul
— 1 night
14
Gwangju
— 4 nights
15
Seoul
— 2 nights
16
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 9 nights
17
Seoul
— 2 nights
18
Gongju
— 2 nights
19
Seoul
— 1 night
20
Buan-gun
— 2 nights
21
Jeonju
— 2 nights
22
Seoul
— 3 nights

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Seoul side-trips: DMZ Haemaru Village (in Paju) and Korean Folk Village (in Yongin). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Dongdaemun Market, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, buy something for everyone on your list at Starfield COEX Mall, and explore the wide array of goods at Lotte Department Store Main.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seoul online day trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Seoul is an approximately 8-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manila to Seoul due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Manila in November; daily highs in Seoul reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Shopping · Theme Parks

Side Trips

DMZ Haemaru Village, Korean Folk Village
Highlights from your plan
DMZ Haemaru Village ©
DMZ Haemaru Village
Korean Folk Village ©
Korean Folk Village
Dongdaemun Market ©
Dongdaemun Market

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 these side-trips from Chuncheon: Gapyeong-gun (Jana-line Zipwire, Monument for the Participation of Canada in the Korean War, &more) and Traditional Liquor Museum Sansawon (in Pocheon). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Nami Island, admire the natural beauty at Jade Garden Natural Arboretum, take a stroll through Chuncheon Myeongdong Dakgalbi Street, and get in on the family fun at Gangchon Rail Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Chuncheon travel route app.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Chuncheon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a subway. In November, daytime highs in Chuncheon are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Seoul.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Parks · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gapyeong-gun, Traditional Liquor Museum Sansawon
Highlights from your plan
Nami Island ©
Nami Island
Gangchon Rail Park ©
Gangchon Rail Park
The Garden of Morning Calm ©
The Garden of Morning Calm

1
night
Seoul

Seoul ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stroll through Seoullo 7017.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Chuncheon to Seoul by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a subway. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sokcho.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Seoullo 7017 ©
Seoullo 7017

4
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sokcho: Yangyang-gun (Naksansa Temple & Osaek Jujeongol Valley). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Seoraksan National Park. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Cheoksan Foot Spa Park, head outdoors with Ulsanbawi Rock, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheonjin Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Sokcho Lighthouse Observatory.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sokcho visit planner.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Sokcho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Seoul.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yangyang-gun, Cheonjin Beach
Highlights from your plan
Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Osaek Jujeongol Valley ©
Osaek Jujeongol Valley
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple

2
nights
Seoul

Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Love Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seoul trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Seoul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Donghae.

Things to do in Seoul

Spas · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Coex Aquarium ©
Coex Aquarium
Love Museum ©
Love Museum

1
night
Donghae

Donghae ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Hwanseongul Cave and then admire the verdant scenery at Mureung Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Chuam Beach, explore the striking landscape at Chotdaebawi (Candlestick Rock), and then don't miss a visit to Mukho Port.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Donghae day trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Seoul to Donghae with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Donghae

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Seoul

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Seokchon Lake, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Coex Aquarium, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Donghae to Seoul. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Seoul

Spas · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Coex Aquarium ©
Coex Aquarium

2
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.
Gyeongju is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Bulguksa Temple, don't miss a visit to Royal Tomb of King Jinpyeong, see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, and appreciate the history behind Seokguram.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gyeongju sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Gyeongju in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seoul in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Gyeongju, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

1
night
Seoul

Seoul ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa and then meet the residents at Coex Aquarium.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Seoul trip planner.

Fly from Gyeongju to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Gyeongju in December, expect slightly colder with lows of -5°C in Seoul. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Zoos & Aquariums · Spas · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coex Aquarium ©
Coex Aquarium
Thermal Spas

5
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, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, get outside with Gwangalli Beach, and take a stroll through Gamcheon Culture Village.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Busan trip planner.

Fly from Seoul to Busan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seoul in December; daily highs in Busan reach 10°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

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

1
night
Seoul

Seoul
To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Seoul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Busan in December: high temperatures in Seoul hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. On the 10th (Thu), you're off to Suncheon.

Things to do in Seoul

Museums · Parks · Shopping

4
nights
Suncheon

Suncheon ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Suncheon: Gurye-gun (Hwaeomsa Temple & Saseongam Temple 四聖庵), Yeosu (Geobukseon Mohyeong Cheheomjang, Odongdo, &more) and Jinju (Jinjuseong & Gyeongsangnamdo Arboretum). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Suncheon Open Film Set, walk around Suncheon Bay Wetland Reserve, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Nagan Eupseong Folk Village.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Suncheon road trip planner.

Take a train from Seoul to Suncheon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Seoul in December since evenings lows in Suncheon dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Suncheon

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Yeosu, Gurye-gun, Jinju
Highlights from your plan
Suncheon Bay Wetland Reserve ©
Suncheon Bay Wetland Reserve
Jinjuseong ©
Jinjuseong
Suncheon Open Film Set ©
Suncheon Open Film Set

1
night
Seoul

Seoul ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, then buy something for everyone on your list at Starfield COEX Mall, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Coex Aquarium, and finally take an in-depth tour of Dokdo Museum Seoul.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seoul day trip site.

Take a train from Suncheon to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Suncheon in December, Seoul is little chillier at night with lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Gwangju.

Things to do in Seoul

Zoos & Aquariums · Spas · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Coex Aquarium ©
Coex Aquarium
Starfield COEX Mall ©
Starfield COEX Mall
Thermal Spas

4
nights
Gwangju

Gwangju ©
Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea. Venture out of the city with trips to Mokpo (Mokpo Natural History Museum & Yudal Mountain). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Mudeungsan National Park, pause for some photo ops at 5.18 Memorial Park, see the interesting displays at Gwangju National Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mudeungsan Jeungsimsa Temple.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Gwangju trip planner.

You can take a train from Seoul to Gwangju in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Seoul in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 0°C in Gwangju. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for Seoul.

Things to do in Gwangju

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Mokpo
Highlights from your plan
Yudal Mountain ©
Yudal Mountain
Mudeungsan National Park ©
Mudeungsan National Park
Mokpo Natural History Museum ©
Mokpo Natural History Museum

2
nights
Seoul

Seoul ©
Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Coex Aquarium, browse the different shops at Starfield COEX Mall, and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Seoul road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Gwangju to Seoul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Gwangju in December since evenings lows in Seoul dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Starfield COEX Mall ©
Starfield COEX Mall
Coex Aquarium ©
Coex Aquarium
Samcheongdong-gil Road ©
Samcheongdong-gil Road

9
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeju: Seogwipo (Halla Mountain, Gwangchigi Beach, &more). Spend the 25th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, see the interesting displays at Jeju National Museum, don't miss a visit to Jeju Kimnyoung Maze Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jeju day trip planning website.

You can fly from Seoul to Jeju in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave

2
nights
Seoul

Seoul ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): test the waters at a local thermal spa, buy something for everyone on your list at Starfield COEX Mall, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Coex Aquarium.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Seoul trip itinerary tool.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gongju.

Things to do in Seoul

Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Starfield COEX Mall ©
Starfield COEX Mall
Coex Aquarium ©
Coex Aquarium
Lotte Department Store Main ©
Lotte Department Store Main

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nights
Gongju

Gongju ©
Gongju, also spelt Kongju, is a city in South Chungcheong province, South Korea.HistoryGongju was formerly named Ungjin and was the capital of Baekje from AD 475 to 538. On the 1st (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Muryeong Wangreung Exhibition Hall.

Plan trip to Gongju with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Explore your travel options from Seoul to Gongju with the Route module. In January in Gongju, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sun) before leaving for Seoul.

Things to do in Gongju

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gongju National Museum ©
Gongju National Museum
Gongsanseong ©
Gongsanseong

1
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Seoul

Seoul ©
On the 3rd (Sun), make a trip to N Seoul Tower.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seoul vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gongju to Seoul. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Buan-gun.
Highlights from your plan
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

2
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Buan-gun

Buan-gun ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Gunsan (Eunpa Lake Park, Japanese-style House in Sinheung-dong (Hirotsu House), &more) and Seonunsa Temple (in Gochang-gun).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Buan-gun trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seoul to Buan-gun. In January, daytime highs in Buan-gun are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jeonju.

Things to do in Buan-gun

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Gunsan, Seonunsa Temple
Highlights from your plan
Naesosa Temple ©
Naesosa Temple
Seonunsa Temple ©
Seonunsa Temple
Eunpa Lake Park ©
Eunpa Lake Park

2
nights
Jeonju

Jeonju ©
If you're a gastronomy enthusiast, you should consider a trip to Jeonju, a city hailed for its cuisine and food festivals.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Omokdae and Imokdae, make a trip to Jeonju Hanok Village, then see the interesting displays at Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Portrait Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Jeonju Gaeksa, get engrossed in the history at Donghak Revolution Memorial Hall, browse the eclectic array of goods at Nambu Market, then contemplate the long history of Pungnammun Gate, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeondong Catholic Church.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jeonju visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Buan-gun to Jeonju with the Route module. In January in Jeonju, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeonju

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Omokdae and Imokdae ©
Omokdae and Imokdae
Jeonju Hanok Village ©
Jeonju Hanok Village
Jeondong Catholic Church ©
Jeondong Catholic Church

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Seoul

Seoul ©
Explore Seoul further: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, steep yourself in history at Changdeokgung Palace, stop by Bukchon Hanok Village, and make a trip to Insadong.

Plan my trip to Seoul with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Jeonju to Seoul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Bukchon Hanok Village ©
Bukchon Hanok Village

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