10 days in Seoul & Busan Itinerary

10 days in Seoul & Busan Itinerary

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10 days in Seoul & Busan Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + Bus:  19 h 30 min
1
Seoul
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Busan
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
3
Seoul
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Denver

2
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 out of town with these interesting Seoul side-trips: Suwon (Janganmun Gate & Hwaseong Fortress). There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stroll around Banpo Hangang Park, make a trip to Hongik University Street, and admire the striking features of Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP).

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Seoul sightseeing planning tool.

Denver, USA to Seoul is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Seoul is 16 hours. Traveling from Denver in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seoul, with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Suwon
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Jongmyo Shrine ©
Jongmyo Shrine
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress
Banpo Hangang Park ©
Banpo Hangang Park

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach. On the next day, snap pictures at Busandaegyo Bridge, get great views at Taejongdae, enjoy the sea views from Yeongdo Lighthouse, admire the local landmark of Busan Station Plaza, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, and finally stroll around Yongdusan Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Busan day trip planning site.

Fly from Seoul to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Busan can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. You'll set off for Seoul on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park

3
nights
Seoul

Seoul ©
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, get great views at N Seoul Tower, shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Seoul itinerary planner.

Denver, USA to Seoul is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Denver to Seoul, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Denver in April since evenings lows in Seoul dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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