14 days in Seoul & Taipei Itinerary

14 days in Seoul & Taipei Itinerary

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14 days in Seoul & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Houston, United States
Fly:  20​h
1
Seoul, South Korea
— 10 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Taipei, Taiwan
— 1 day
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Houston, United States

10
nights
Seoul, South Korea

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.
Cheonggyecheon Stream and Bongeunsa Temple will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Myeongdong Shopping Street and Starfield COEX Mall. Change things up with these side-trips from Seoul: Hwaseong Fortress (in Suwon), Seoul Grand Park (in Gwacheon) and DMZ (in Paju). Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. Pack the 27th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Insadong, examine the collection at Trickeye Museum Seoul, appreciate the history behind Gwanghwamun Gate, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seoul road trip site .

Houston, USA to Seoul is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Korea Standard Time, which is usually a 15 hour difference. Traveling from Houston in February, things will get cooler in Seoul: highs are around 41°F and lows about 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

DMZ Haemaru Village, Seoul Grand Park, Hwaseong Fortress
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Insadong ©
Insadong
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul
Hwaseong Fortress ©
Hwaseong Fortress

1
day
Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, take a stroll through Ximending, and then hunt for treasures at Shilin Nightmarket.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Seoul to Taipei in 5.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seoul to Taipei due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seoul in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Taipei, with highs around 71°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Shilin Night Market
Shilin Night Market
Ximending
Ximending

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