9 days in South Korea Itinerary

9 days in South Korea Itinerary

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9 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Busan
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Seoul
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

3
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Family-friendly places like Hyeopjae Beach and Hallim Park will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hamdeok Beach and Yongmeori Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Jeju side-trips: Seogwipo (Jeongbang Waterfall, Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff, & more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm and kick back and relax at Gwakji Gwamul Beach.

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Singapore, Singapore to Jeju is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Singapore to Jeju, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Yongmeori Beach ©
Yongmeori Beach

1
night
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 6th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, stroll through Haeundae Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Busan holiday tool .

Fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Lotte World and Namsan Park will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, and have some family-friendly fun at Seoul Rage Room - Hongdae.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Busan to Seoul in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Busan in December, things will get a bit cooler in Seoul: highs are around 3°C and lows about -5°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Lotte World ©
Lotte World
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park

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