10 days in South Korea Itinerary

10 days in South Korea Itinerary

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10 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Busan
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Seoul
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Orlando, Florida

3
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Get in touch with nature at Hamdeok Beach and Spirited Garden. Visit Hyeopjae Beach and Yongmeori Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (Jeongbang Waterfall & Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Hallim Park and take in the exciting artwork at The Islander.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jeju trip planner.

Orlando, USA to Jeju is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Jeju is 14 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach
Spirited Garden ©
Spirited Garden

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 22nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally snap pictures at Gwangandaegyo Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at UN Memorial Cemetery, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, then get great views at Taejongdae, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Beomeosa Temple.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Busan trip itinerary maker site .

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. In May in Busan, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

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

3
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 a sense of the local culture at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Hwaseong Fortress. Get some historical perspective at Changdeokgung Palace and Cheonggyecheon Stream. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, and don't miss a visit to Insadong.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Seoul planner .

Traveling by flight from Busan to Seoul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to 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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