11 days in South Korea Itinerary

11 days in South Korea Itinerary

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11 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Busan
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
3
Seoul
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

4
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Take a break from Jeju with a short trip to Seongsan Ilchulbong in Seogwipo, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gwaneumsa Temple, and get in on the family fun at Hallim Park.

Before you visit Jeju, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Singapore, Singapore to Jeju is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Korea Standard Time (KST) is 1 hour. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in October: highs in Jeju hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Seongsan Ilchulbong
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Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for beaches, historic sites, shopping, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haeundae Beach, kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Busan online trip builder .

Getting from Jeju to Busan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Jeju in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Busan, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can 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
Beomeosa Temple ©
Beomeosa Temple

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.
Seoul is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, parks, and nightlife. 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, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea, and take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seoul trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Busan to Seoul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Busan in November; daily highs in Seoul reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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

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