19 days in South Korea Itinerary

19 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Busan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gyeongju
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Sokcho
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Chuncheon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Seongnam
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
7
Seoul
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Singapore

5
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 (Gwangchigi Beach, Seongsan Ilchulbong, &more). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, take in the dramatic natural features at Yongduam Rock, get outside with Hyeopjae Beach, and head off the coast to Udo.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jeju online visit planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Jeju is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Korean Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Singapore in October, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Jeju: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

4
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for beaches, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, make a trip to Seokbulsa Temple, walk around Yongdusan Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Busan trip 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 November in Busan, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

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

1
night
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 5th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Tongiljeon, thencontemplate the long history of Bulguksa Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Seokguram.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gyeongju road trip site.

Traveling by car from Busan to Gyeongju takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Busan in November, plan for little chillier days in Gyeongju, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sokcho.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

2
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Seoraksan National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Naksansa Temple and then trek along Ulsanbawi Rock.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sokcho sightseeing planner.

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 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Naksansa Temple
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple

1
night
Chuncheon

Chuncheon ©
The capital of the country's northernmost province, the city of Chuncheon acts a gateway to the wilder sights of the rural region.
On the 9th (Fri), take a stroll through Chuncheon Myeongdong Dakgalbi Street, thentake a stroll through Chuncheon Myeongdong Street, and then step off the mainland to explore Nami Island.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chuncheon holiday planner.

You can drive from Sokcho to Chuncheon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Chuncheon sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Seongnam.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Neighborhoods Parks Nature
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Chuncheon Myeongdong Dakgalbi Street ©
Chuncheon Myeongdong Dakgalbi Street
Nami Island ©
Nami Island

1
night
Seongnam

Seongnam ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Peace and then don't miss a visit to Seongnam Arts Center.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Seongnam day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chuncheon to Seongnam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. In November, daily temperatures in Seongnam can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Seoul.
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Seongnam Arts Center ©
Seongnam Arts Center

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, don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village, admire the natural beauty at Changdeokgung Palace, and wander the streets of Myeongdong Shopping Street.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip tool.

Seoul is just a short distance from Seongnam. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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

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