11 days in South Korea Itinerary

11 days in South Korea Itinerary

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11 days in South Korea Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  10​h
Seoul
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi + bus:  3​h 15​min
Gyeongju
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Busan
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
Singapore

4
days
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 historic sites, shopping, museums, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Gyeongbokgung Palace, learn about all things military at The War Memorial of Korea, don't miss a visit to Insadong, and take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul day trip planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Seoul is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Seoul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get colder in Seoul: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Seoul

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Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

1
day
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, then explore the activities along Anapji Pond, and then examine the collection at Gyeongju National Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Gyeongju vacation maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Seoul to Gyeongju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Busan.

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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Gyeongju National Museum ©
Gyeongju National Museum

2
days
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 25th (Sun): kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, stroll through Haeundae Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Beomeosa Temple, take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, then stroll through Yongdusan Park, and finally ponder the design of Busan Station Plaza.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Busan trip maker site .

Drive from Gyeongju to Busan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a train. When traveling from Gyeongju in November, plan for little chillier days in Busan, with highs around 7°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

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Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park

2
days
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach and then Head underground at Manjanggul Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): hike along Jeju Olle Trail Routes and then take a peaceful walk through Hallasan National Park.

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Traveling by flight from Busan to Jeju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, Jeju is somewhat warmer than Busan - with highs of 18°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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Jeju Olle Trail Routes
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Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Gwaneumsa Temple ©
Gwaneumsa Temple

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