60 days in South Korea Itinerary

60 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Seoul
— 8 nights
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Sokcho
— 6 nights
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Gongju
— 3 nights
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Andong
— 6 nights
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Gyeongju
— 6 nights
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Busan
— 6 nights
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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 22 nights

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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.
Shop till you drop at Myeongdong Shopping Street and Namdaemun Market. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gyeongbokgung Palace and Gwanghwamun Gate. Explore Seoul's surroundings by going to DMZ Haemaru Village (in Paju) and Suwon (Banghwasuryujeong Pavilion (Dongbukgakru), Hwaseong Fortress, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Trickeye Museum Seoul, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, steep yourself in history at Namsangol Hanok Village, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bongeunsa Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Seoul day trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Seoul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Seoul is 5 hours. When traveling from Dubai in June, plan for much colder days in Seoul, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sokcho.

Things to do in Seoul

Side Trips

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress

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Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ojukheon and Naksan Beach. Visit Gyeongpo Beach and Cheonjin Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sokcho: Yangyang-gun (Naksansa Temple & Osaek Jujeongol Valley), Gangneung (Gangmun Beach & Jeongdongjin Beach) and Baekdamsa Temple (in Inje-gun). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Ulsanbawi Rock, take in the dramatic scenery at Biryong Falls, kick back and relax at Bongpo Beach, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park.

Start your trip to Sokcho by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Seoul to Sokcho by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gongju.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Gyeongpo Beach ©
Gyeongpo Beach
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple

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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. Popular historic sites such as Busosanseong Fortress and Magoksa Temple are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Buyeo National Museum and Gwanchoksa Temple. Step out of Gongju to go to Buyeo-gun and see Nakhwaam Rock, which is approximately 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gapsa temple, examine the collection at Gongju National Museum, steep yourself in history at Gongsanseong, and get engrossed in the history at Muryeong Wangreung Exhibition Hall.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gongju trip maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sokcho to Gongju. In June, daytime highs in Gongju are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Andong.

Things to do in Gongju

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gwanchoksa Temple ©
Gwanchoksa Temple
Magoksa Temple ©
Magoksa Temple
Buyeo National Museum
Buyeo National Museum

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Andong

Andong ©

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Andong Gunja Village and Okyeonjeongsa House. Let the collections at Yiyuksa Literary Museum and Andong Folk Museum capture your imagination. Explore Andong's surroundings by going to Yeongju (Buseoksa Temple & Sosuseowon Confucian Academy), Cheongsong-gun (Jusanji Pond & Juwangsan National Park) and Cheongnyangsa Temple (in Bonghwa-gun). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Andong Hahoe Folk Village, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bongjeongsa, explore the fascinating underground world of Gosu Cave, and contemplate the long history of Seonseonghyun Gaeksa.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Andong online trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Gongju to Andong with the Route module. Traveling from Gongju in June, expect nights in Andong to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Andong

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Andong Hahoe Folk Village ©
Andong Hahoe Folk Village
Buseoksa Temple ©
Buseoksa Temple
Juwangsan National Park ©
Juwangsan National Park

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cheonmachong Tomb and Bulguksa Temple. Take a break from the city and head to Anapji Pond and Gyeongju Bird Park. Get out of town with these interesting Gyeongju side-trips: Ulsan Theme Botanic Garden (in Ulsan), Daegu (Donghwasa, DTC Textile Museum, &more) and Eunhaesa Temple (in Yeongcheon). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Gyeongju Historic Area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Seokguram, examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tongiljeon.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Gyeongju road trip planner.

Drive from Andong to Gyeongju in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cheonmachong Tomb ©
Cheonmachong Tomb
Gyeongju Historic Area ©
Gyeongju Historic Area
Gyeongju National Museum ©
Gyeongju National Museum

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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Step out of the city life by going to Songdo Beach and Dadaepo Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gwangalli Beach and Beomeosa Temple. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, take in the views from Gwangandaegyo Bridge, stroll around APEC Naru Park, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Busan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gyeongju to Busan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Busan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Dadaepo Beach ©
Dadaepo Beach

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Spirited Garden and Trick Art Museum Korea. We've included these beaches for you: Hamdeok Beach and Yongmeori Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Jeju side-trips: Seogwipo (Museum of African Art, Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff, &more). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Hallim Park, kick back and relax at Hyeopjae Beach, and head outdoors with Woljeongri Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Jeju trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Spirited Garden ©
Spirited Garden
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach

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