60 days in South Korea Itinerary

60 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seoul
— 8 nights
2
Sokcho
— 6 nights
3
Pyeongchang-gun
— 6 nights
4
Gyeongju
— 5 nights
5
Busan
— 8 nights
6
Tongyeong
— 4 nights
7
Hapcheon-Gun
— 1 night
8
Jeonju
— 5 nights
9
Suncheon
— 4 nights
10
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 12 nights

8
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 some cultural insight at Jongmyo Shrine and Namsangol Hanok Village. Museum-lovers will appreciate Seoul Museum of History and Grevin Museum. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Seodaemun Prison History Hall, enjoy breathtaking views from Lotte World Tower & Mall, examine the collection at 3D Black Art Museum, and don't miss a visit to Gwanghwamun Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Seoul. In June, daily temperatures in Seoul can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Sokcho.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Seoul Museum of History ©
Seoul Museum of History
Changgyeonggung Palace ©
Changgyeonggung Palace
Seodaemun Prison History Hall ©
Seodaemun Prison History Hall

6
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ojukheon and Naksansa Temple. Step out of the city life by going to Ulsanbawi Rock and Gyeongpo Beach. Explore Sokcho's surroundings by going to Uisangdae (in Yangyang-gun) and Gangneung (Ojukheon Municipal Museum, Coffee Cupper Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Sokcho Jungang Market, examine the collection at Seokbong Ceramic Museum, take a stroll through Abai Village, and get engrossed in the history at Sokcho City Museum & Displaced Civilians Folk Village.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sokcho day trip planning app.

You can drive from Seoul to Sokcho in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pyeongchang-gun.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Gangneung, Yangyang-gun, Goseong-gun
Highlights from your plan
Ojukheon ©
Ojukheon
Gyeongpo Beach ©
Gyeongpo Beach
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at History Museum of Coal and Herb Nara Nongwon. Step out of the city life by going to Dodamsambong Peaks and Birobong Peak. Change things up with these side-trips from Pyeongchang-gun: Jeongseon-gun (Baekseok Falls & Molwundae Cliff), Yangbaek Waterfall (in Danyang-gun) and Seonbichon Village (in Yeongju). There's much more to do: get a taste of life in the country at 산1-107 Hoenggye-ri, Daegwalnyeong-myeon, identify plant and animal life at Korea Botanic Garden, make a trip to Daegwallyeong Sky Ranch, and admire the verdant scenery at Geumdang Valley.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyeongchang-gun online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Pyeongchang-gun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Pyeongchang-gun

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Jeongseon-gun, Danyang-gun, Seonbichon Village
Highlights from your plan
Geumdang Valley ©
Geumdang Valley
History Museum of Coal ©
History Museum of Coal
Dodamsambong Peaks ©
Dodamsambong Peaks

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cheonmachong Tomb and Gyeongju Historic Area. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Donghwasa and Cheomseongdae Observatory. Venture out of the city with trips to Daegu (Apsan Park & Haengso Museum of Keimyung University), Guryongpo Modern History Museum (in Pohang) and Ulsan (Ulsan Grand Park & Daewangam Park). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Yangdong Folk Village, appreciate the history behind Tongiljeon, contemplate the waterfront views at Anapji Pond, and examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gyeongju trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Pyeongchang-gun to Gyeongju in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. July in Gyeongju sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Daegu, Ulsan, Guryongpo Modern History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cheonmachong Tomb ©
Cheonmachong Tomb
Gyeongju Historic Area ©
Gyeongju Historic Area
Yangdong Folk Village ©
Yangdong Folk Village

8
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
UN Memorial Cemetery and Haman Mujinjeong Pavilion are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Songdo Beach and Oryukdo Island. Change things up with these side-trips from Busan: Haman Museum (in Haman-gun) and Yeojwacheon Stream (in Changwon). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Songjeong Beach, snap pictures at Busan Harbor Bridge, stroll around Igidae Park, and shop like a local with Nampo Underground Shopping Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Busan online holiday maker.

You can drive from Gyeongju to Busan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Busan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tongyeong.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Shopping · Spas

Side Trips

Haman-gun, Yeojwacheon Stream
Highlights from your plan
UN Memorial Cemetery ©
UN Memorial Cemetery
Yeojwacheon Stream ©
Yeojwacheon Stream
Songdo Beach ©
Songdo Beach

4
nights
Tongyeong

Tongyeong ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mireuksan Mountain and German Village. Appreciate the collections at Tongyeong City Museum and Baram Heunjeok Museum of Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tongyeong: Geoje (Maengjongjuk Theme Park & Oedo Botania) and Jinju (Jinju Art Museum & Jinjuseong).

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

You can drive from Busan to Tongyeong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Busan in July, expect nights in Tongyeong to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Hapcheon-Gun.

Things to do in Tongyeong

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Geoje, Namhae-gun, Jinju
Highlights from your plan
Mireuksan Mountain ©
Mireuksan Mountain
Jinjuseong ©
Jinjuseong
Oedo Botania ©
Oedo Botania

1
night
Hapcheon-Gun

Hapcheon-Gun ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Hapcheon ImageThema Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Haeinsa.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hapcheon-Gun trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Tongyeong to Hapcheon-Gun with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Hapcheon-Gun can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jeonju.

Things to do in Hapcheon-Gun

Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Haeinsa ©
Haeinsa

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gyeonggijeon Shrine and Gyeongamdong Railroad Town. For shopping fun, head to Oss Gallery or Chungnyun Mall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeonju: Damyang Juknokwon (in Damyang-gun), Jeong Gallery (in Gunsan) and Wanggung-ri Relics Museum (in Iksan). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Pungnammun Gate, don't miss a visit to Namwon Confucian School, get engrossed in the history at Donghak Revolution Memorial Hall, and view the masterpieces at Jeonju Crafts Exhibition Hall.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jeonju trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Hapcheon-Gun to Jeonju with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Jeonju are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Suncheon.

Things to do in Jeonju

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gunsan, Damyang Juknokwon, Oss Gallery, Namwon Confucian School, Wanggung-ri Relics Museum
Highlights from your plan
Gyeonggijeon Shrine ©
Gyeonggijeon Shrine
Damyang Juknokwon ©
Damyang Juknokwon
Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum ©
Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon and Yulpo Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hyangiram Hermitage and Imjinseong Fortress. Get out of town with these interesting Suncheon side-trips: Cheoneunsa Temple (in Gurye-gun) and Yangmori School (in Namhae-gun). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Nagan Eupseong Folk Village, take in nature's colorful creations at Suncheon Bay Garden, stroll around Suncheon Bay Wetland Reserve, and deepen your understanding at Okcheon Seowon.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Suncheon trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Jeonju to Suncheon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Jeonju in August, you will find days in Suncheon are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Suncheon

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Boseong-gun, Namhae-gun, Cheoneunsa Temple, Hyangiram Hermitage
Highlights from your plan
Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon ©
Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon
Hyangiram Hermitage ©
Hyangiram Hermitage
Nagan Eupseong Folk Village ©
Nagan Eupseong Folk Village

12
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Get some historical perspective at Yakchunsa Temple and Sanbanggulsa Temple. Museum-lovers will get to explore Bunker de Lumieres and Museum of African Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeju: Seogwipo (Scuba & Snorkeling, Figure Museum Jeju, &more). There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Bijarim Forest, take in nature's colorful creations at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm, walk around Jeolmul Natural Forest Resort, and take in the awesome beauty at Saebyeol Oreum.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jeju tour website.

Traveling by flight from Suncheon to Jeju takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Highlights from your plan
Hallasan
Hallasan
Geomunoreum ©
Geomunoreum
Bijarim Forest ©
Bijarim Forest

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