8 days in Seoul, Jeju Island & Busan Itinerary

8 days in Seoul, Jeju Island & Busan Itinerary

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Seoul
— 3 nights
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Jeju
— 2 nights
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Busan
— 2 nights

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Seoul

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Folk Museum of Korea and Changgyeonggung Palace. Popular historic sites such as Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bongeunsa Temple are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, pause for some photo ops at Jogyesa Temple, and examine the collection at KT Square.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seoul trip itinerary builder app.

Cebu City, Philippines to Seoul is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Cebu City to Seoul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cebu City in October, plan for much colder days in Seoul, with highs around 22°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

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Historic Walking Area
Changgyeonggung Palace
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Jeju

Jeju ©

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): head outdoors with Hamdeok Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Bijarim Forest, and then go for a walk through Handam Coastal Trail. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Hyeopjae Beach, walk around Spirited Garden, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Saebyeol Oreum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Jeju trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. October in Jeju sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Hamdeok Beach
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Hyeopjae Beach
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Spirited Garden
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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 22nd (Fri), stop by Line Friends - Lotte Department Store, Gwangbok, enjoy the sand and surf at Dadaepo Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Beomeosa Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Shinsegae Gallery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at UN Memorial Cemetery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Busan road trip planning website.

Getting from Jeju to Busan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Traveling from Jeju in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Busan. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Dadaepo Beach
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