15 days in South Korea Itinerary

15 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
2
Busan
— 2 nights
3
Gyeongju
— 2 nights
4
Sokcho
— 2 nights
5
Seoul
— 4 nights

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 find plenty of places to visit near Jeju: Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong & Gasiri Wind Power Plant). The adventure continues: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, step off the mainland to explore Udo, walk around Hallim Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gwakji Gwamul Beach.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jeju tour itinerary website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Jeju is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Korean Standard Time is 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

2
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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Yongdusan Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, thenget great views at Taejongdae, and finally don't miss a visit to Seokbulsa Temple.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Busan visit planner.

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, taxi, and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Seokguram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, and then get in on the family fun at Gyeongju World. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Gyeongju Bird Park, thensee the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Anapji Pond.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Gyeongju using our trip planner.

Drive from Busan to Gyeongju in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Busan in June: highs in Gyeongju hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sokcho.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Gyeongju National Museum ©
Gyeongju National Museum

2
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Cheoksan Foot Spa Park, hike along Biryong Falls, thenget outside with Osaek Jujeongol Valley, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Naksansa Temple. On your second day here, trek along Ulsanbawi Rock and then explore the striking landscape of Seoraksan National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sokcho trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Gyeongju to Sokcho by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Seoul.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yangyang-gun
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock

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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Namdaemun Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jongmyo Shrine, and wander the streets of Myeongdong Shopping Street.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip planner.

Getting from Sokcho to Seoul by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Seoul can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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

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