15 days in South Korea Itinerary

15 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Seoul
— 4 nights
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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 4 nights
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Busan
— 4 nights
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Seoul
— 1 night

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bukhansan National Park and Deoksugung. Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changgyeonggung Palace for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bongeunsa Temple, appreciate the history behind Jogyesa Temple, and don't miss a visit to Gwanghwamun Gate.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul itinerary planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Seoul is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Seoul. When traveling from Abu Dhabi in September, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Seoul: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

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Historic Walking Area
Changgyeonggung Palace
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Neighborhood
Insadong
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Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Islander and Gwaneumsa Temple. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hallasan and Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach. Go for a jaunt from Jeju to Seogwipo to see Halla Mountain about 44 minutes away. It doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave and head outdoors with Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jeju day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. While traveling from Seoul, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jeju, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Hiking Trail
Hallasan
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Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Take a break from the city and head to Dadaepo Beach and Songdo Beach. Visit Tongdosa Temple and Geumjung Mt. fortress for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Busan: Junam Reservoir (in Changwon), Hakdong Mongdol Beach (in Geoje) and Gimhae (Gimhae National Museum & Birthplace of President Roh Moo-hyun). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Haeundae Beach, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, and make a trip to Busan Station Plaza.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Busan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Busan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Busan when traveling from Jeju in September, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Beach
Songdo Beach
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Seoul

Seoul ©
On the 26th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Love Museum, take a stroll through Garosu-gil, then admire the masterpieces at Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Namdaemun Market. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Kyobo Book Store Gwanghwamun, then examine the collection at National Palace Museum of Korea, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seoul online route builder.

You can fly from Busan to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Busan in September: highs in Seoul hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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Neighborhood
Garosu-gil
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Historic Walking Area
Cheonggyecheon Stream
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