12 days in South Korea Itinerary

12 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seoul
— 2 nights
2
Yangyang-gun
— 1 night
3
Gyeongju
— 2 nights
4
Busan
— 2 nights
5
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): wander the streets of Ihwa Mural Village and then contemplate the long history of Donggureung. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Ikseon-dong Hanok Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Seoul Central Mosque, and then Head underground at Gwangmyeong Cave.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul day trip planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Seoul is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore to Seoul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Seoul hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yangyang-gun.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Gwangmyeong Cave, Donggureung
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Donggureung ©
Donggureung
Gwangmyeong Cave ©
Gwangmyeong Cave
Seoul Central Mosque ©
Seoul Central Mosque

1
night
Yangyang-gun

Yangyang-gun ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): kick back and relax at Naksan Beach, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Uisangdae, and then don't miss a visit to Hyuhyuam.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yangyang-gun day trip site.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Yangyang-gun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Yangyang-gun

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Naksan Beach ©
Naksan Beach
Uisangdae ©
Uisangdae
Hyuhyuam ©
Hyuhyuam

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Gyeongju Bird Park, thenexplore the striking landscape of Gyeongju National Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Tongiljeon. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Girimsa Temple, thenget to know the fascinating history of Gyerim Forest, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Golgulsa Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gyeongju road trip tool.

You can drive from Yangyang-gun to Gyeongju in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Gyeongju can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Gyeongju National Park ©
Gyeongju National Park
Golgulsa Temple ©
Golgulsa Temple
Gyerim Forest ©
Gyerim Forest

2
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 23rd (Sat), head outdoors with Geumjeongsan Mountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Songjeong Beach, and then get your game on at Zero Latency VR - Busan Nampo. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hwangnyeongsan Mountain, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jangsan Mountain, and then snap pictures at Busan Harbor Bridge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Busan vacation planner.

Getting from Gyeongju to Busan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Gyeongju in November, expect nights in Busan to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Geumjeongsan Mountain ©
Geumjeongsan Mountain
Songjeong Beach ©
Songjeong Beach
Hwangnyeongsan Mountain ©
Hwangnyeongsan Mountain

3
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hallasan and Woljeongri Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gwaneumsa Temple and Hangpaduri Hangmong Historic Site. Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (PLAY KPOP & Gwangchigi Beach). There's much more to do: walk around Jeju April 3rd Peace Park, take in the awesome beauty at Saebyeol Oreum, take a peaceful walk through Jeolmul Natural Forest Resort, and head outdoors with Jeju Tourist Horse Riding.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Jeju trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Busan to Jeju by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Jeju April 3rd Peace Park ©
Jeju April 3rd Peace Park
Hallasan
Hallasan
Woljeongri Beach ©
Woljeongri Beach

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