18 days in South Korea Itinerary

18 days in South Korea Itinerary

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18 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  10​h
1
Seoul
— 1 night
2
Paju
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Haenam-gun
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Mokpo
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Yongin
— 2 nights
Drive:  47​h
End: Singapore

1
night
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 Seoul Children's Grand Park, Bukchon Hanok Village, Namdaemun Market, and other attractions you added. Let the collections at Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Museum of Korea capture your imagination. Get in touch with nature at Cheonggyecheon Stream and Bukhansan National Park. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and explore the historical opulence of Deoksugung.

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

Drive from Paju to Seoul in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a subway; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Seoul can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Boseong-gun.

Things to do in Seoul

Museums Parks
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National Museum of Korea ©
National Museum of Korea
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park

few
hours
Paju

Paju
Northwest of the capital, Paju has become known for its cultural attractions, history, and proximity to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
On the 29th (Thu), revel in the low prices at Paju Premium Outlets.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Paju fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Paju takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a subway; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Paju

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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8
nights
Haenam-gun

Haenam-gun ©
Get outdoors at Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon and Sinji Myeongsasimni Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Haenam-gun: Yulpo Beach (in Boseong-gun), The Museum of Guijok-Walnut (in Jangheung-gun) and Gangjin-gun (Gobau Observatory, Dasan Chodang (Dasan Jeong Yak-yong historical site), & more). Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Wolchulsan National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Haenam-gun travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Paju to Haenam-gun. Traveling from Paju in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Haenam-gun, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Haenam-gun

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Gangjin-gun, Jindo-gun, Wando-gun, Boseong-gun, Wolchulsan National Park
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Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon ©
Daeheungsa ©
Daeheungsa
Wolchulsan National Park ©
Wolchulsan National Park

3
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jeju World Natural Heritage Center, Nexon Computer Museum and Jeju Kimnyoung Maze Park. Visiting Halla Mountain and Dongmun Market will get you outdoors.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jeju travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paju to Jeju takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of subway, train, and ferry. You'll set off for Gwangju on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Jeju

Museums Parks Shopping
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Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Nexon Computer Museum ©
Nexon Computer Museum
Dongmun Market ©
Dongmun Market

1
night
Mokpo

Mokpo ©
Mokpo is a city in South Jeolla Province, South Korea, located at the southwestern tip of the Korean Peninsula, close to Yudal mountain. For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mokpo day trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jeju to Mokpo. In December in Mokpo, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yongin.

Things to do in Mokpo

Parks Nature Museums
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Yudal Mountain ©
Yudal Mountain
Mokpo Modern History Museum ©
Mokpo Modern History Museum

2
nights
Yongin

Yongin
Located within the capital's urban sprawl, Yongin stands as a city in its own right, but has come to be considered a suburb of Seoul.
You've now added Korean Folk Village to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Korean Folk Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Hwaseong Fortress and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gwanggyosan Mountain.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yongin travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Busan to Yongin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and bus. In November, Yongin is little chillier than Busan - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Seoul.

Things to do in Yongin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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