10 days in South Korea Itinerary

10 days in South Korea Itinerary

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10 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
— 2 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jeju: Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong & Cheonjiyeon Falls). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, step off the mainland to explore Udo, walk around Sarabong Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jeju route planner .

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 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

2
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): walk around Yongdusan Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach. On the next day, stroll around UN Memorial Cemetery, then get great views at Taejongdae, and then wander the streets of Gamcheon Culture Village.

Make your Busan itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Busan takes 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 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, shop like a local with Namdaemun Market, and admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by flight from Busan to Seoul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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