13 days in South Korea Itinerary

13 days in South Korea Itinerary

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13 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Phnom Penh
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Seoul
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Busan
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Phnom Penh

7
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Insadong and Myeongdong Shopping Street. Escape the urban bustle at Cheonggyecheon Stream and Bukhansan National Park. When in Seoul, make a side trip to see Korean Folk Village in Yongin, approximately 1h 20 min away. Pack the 15th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village, brush up on your military savvy at The War Memorial of Korea, and admire the landmark architecture of Deoksugung.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Seoul trip planner .

Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Seoul is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Phnom Penh to Seoul is 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Phnom Penh in April, with highs in Seoul at 64°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Korean Folk Village
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

3
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hallim Park and Gwaneumsa Temple. Get in touch with nature at Halla Mountain and Manjanggul Cave. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach and hunt for treasures at Dongmun Market.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jeju online trip maker .

Fly from Seoul to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Museums
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Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

1
night
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 21st (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haeundae Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Busan Museum.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Busan travel route planning website .

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Busan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In April, daily temperatures in Busan can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Jagalchi Market ©
Jagalchi Market

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