10 days in South Korea Itinerary

10 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
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Busan
— 2 nights
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Seoul
— 3 nights

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Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Spirited Garden and The Islander are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hamdeok Beach and Hallim Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Jeju: Seogwipo (Jeongbang Waterfall, Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff, &more). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Hyeopjae Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jeju trip builder app.

Orlando, USA to Jeju is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Korean Standard Time, which is usually a 14 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach
Spirited Garden ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, get outside with Haeundae Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally take in the views from Gwangandaegyo Bridge. On the next day, stroll the grounds of UN Memorial Cemetery, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, then get great views at Taejongdae, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beomeosa Temple.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Busan trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Busan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. May in Busan sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
UN Memorial Cemetery ©
UN Memorial Cemetery

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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.
Gyeongbokgung Palace and Myeongdong Shopping Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Hwaseong Fortress and Changdeokgung Palace for their historical value. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, wander the streets of Insadong, and stop by Bukchon Hanok Village.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Seoul road trip planning site.

Fly from Busan to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Seoul can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Hwaseong Fortress
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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