7 days in Seoul, Gangneung & Muju-gun Itinerary

7 days in Seoul, Gangneung & Muju-gun Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Korea trip itinerary planner

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Seoul
— 1 night
Drive
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Gangneung
— 2 nights
Drive
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Muju-gun
— 2 nights
Drive to Cheongju International Airport/Cheongju Air Base (K-59/G-513), Fly to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport

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Seoul

— 1 night
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.
To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seoul route planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Seoul is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Jakarta in January, expect Seoul to be colder, temps between 1°C and -7°C. You'll set off for Gangneung on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Seoul

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Tours

Gangneung

— 2 nights
A large coastal city, Gangneung has been historically separated from much of the country because of the long, stretching mountain range that runs parallel to the sea.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): walk around Tongil Park (Unification Park), then kick back and relax at Jeongdongjin Beach, and then engage your brain at Charmsori Gramophone & Edison Science Museum. Keep things going the next day: have fun at Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters.

Discover how to plan a Gangneung trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Gangneung takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Muju-gun.

Things to do in Gangneung

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Muju-gun

— 2 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Muju-gun side-trips: Haeinsa (in Hapcheon-Gun), Jikjisa Temple (in Gimcheon) and Geumsan-gun (Wolmyeongdong & Daedunsan Natural Recreation Forest).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Muju-gun vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gangneung to Muju-gun. In January, daytime highs in Muju-gun are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Muju-gun

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips