12 days in Seoul, Busan & Jeju Island Itinerary

12 days in Seoul, Busan & Jeju Island Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seoul
— 4 nights
2
Busan
— 2 nights
3
Jeju
— 4 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Insadong. Get in touch with nature at Cheonggyecheon Stream and Bukhansan National Park. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, and steep yourself in history at Changdeokgung Palace.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Seoul trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Seoul is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 17 hours traveling from Vancouver to Seoul. Traveling from Vancouver in April, expect nights in Seoul to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

2
nights
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 8th (Sun): head outdoors with Gwangalli Beach and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Haeundae Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Songjeong Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Busan tour itinerary maker.

Fly from Seoul to Busan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April in Busan, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

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

4
nights
Jeju

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Get outdoors at Seongsan Ilchulbong and Gwaneumsa Temple. We've included these beaches for you: Hamdeok Beach and Gwakji Gwamul Beach. Take a break from Jeju with a short trip to Halla Mountain in Seogwipo, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, kick back and relax at Hyeopjae Beach, admire the natural beauty at Hallim Park, and step off the mainland to explore Udo.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jeju trip builder app.

Fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave

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