17 days in South Korea Itinerary

17 days in South Korea Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Korea route planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Gyeongju
— 3 nights
2
Busan
— 3 nights
3
Jeju
— 3 nights
4
Seoul
— 6 nights

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Juwangsan National Park, Yangdong Folk Village, Seokguram, and other attractions you added.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Gyeongju trip maker app.

Minneapolis, USA to Gyeongju is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Gyeongju is 15 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Minneapolis in May: highs in Gyeongju hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Juwangsan National Park
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Juwangsan National Park ©
Juwangsan National Park
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
You've added Jagalchi Market, Yongdusan Park, Taejongdae, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Busan route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Gyeongju to Busan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Gyeongju in May, you will find days in Busan are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Changwon
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae

3
nights
Jeju

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dongmun Market, Hamdeok Beach, Spirited Garden, and other attractions.

To find out how to plan a trip to Jeju, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Busan to Jeju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Seogwipo
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Udo ©
Udo

6
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Everland, Korean Folk Village, Gwangmyeong Cave, and other attractions you added.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seoul visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Seoul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Yongin, Gwangmyeong Cave, The Garden of Morning Calm, Seoul Grand Park, Nami Island
Find places to stay May 27 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

Similar Plans

32 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Japan & Seoul BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 47 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Seoul BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM ITALY November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Seoul BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Busan & Seoul BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Incheon & Seoul BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in South Korea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced
See more plans