15 days in South Korea Itinerary

15 days in South Korea Itinerary

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15 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
Busan
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Gangneung
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Donghae
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Icheon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Seoul
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

4
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Kids will enjoy Hamdeok Beach and Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Gwakji Gwamul Beach, find something for the whole family at Hallim Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyoseon Haevichi Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Geomunoreum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jeju sightseeing planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Jeju is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Korea Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in July; daily highs in Jeju reach 33°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

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Pyoseon Haevichi Beach
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Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park
Sehwa Beach
Sehwa Beach

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Songjeong Beach and Gwangalli Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, don't miss a visit to Seokbulsa Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Busan trip planning tool .

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 and bus. Traveling from Jeju in July, expect nights in Busan to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Gangneung.

Things to do in Busan

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Songjeong Beach ©
Songjeong Beach

1
night
Gangneung

Gangneung ©
A large coastal city, Gangneung has been historically separated from much of the country because of the long, stretching mountain range that runs parallel to the sea.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Gyeongpo Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jeongdongjin Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gangneung online visit planner .

You can drive from Busan to Gangneung in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Busan in July, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Gangneung. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Donghae.

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#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Jeongdongjin Beach ©
Jeongdongjin Beach
Gyeongpo Beach ©
Gyeongpo Beach

1
night
Donghae

Donghae
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): kick back and relax at Chuam Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Donghae tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gangneung to Donghae. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Icheon.

Things to do in Donghae

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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1
night
Icheon

Icheon
On the 22nd (Sun), laugh and play at Icheon Termeden.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Icheon online tour planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Donghae to Icheon. In July in Icheon, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Icheon

#Spas, #Theme Parks
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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.
Family-friendly places like Namsan Park and National Museum of Korea will thrill your kids. Pack the 24th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Gyeongbokgung Palace, brush up on your military savvy at The War Memorial of Korea, stop by Jang Ji Bang, and contemplate the waterfront views at Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Seoul trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Icheon to Seoul with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Seoul are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Lotte World ©
Lotte World
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park

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