21 days in South Korea Itinerary

21 days in South Korea Itinerary

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1
Seoul
— 5 nights
2
Gangneung
— 3 nights
3
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 6 nights
4
Busan
— 5 nights

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Gyeongbokgung Palace and Insadong. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seoul: Yongin (Korean Folk Village & Everland). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Lotte World, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Seoul driving holiday planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Seoul is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Alexandria in February; daily highs in Seoul reach 5°C and lows reach -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gangneung.

Things to do in Seoul

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Yongin
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Lotte World ©
Lotte World
Korean Folk Village ©
Korean Folk Village

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Chuam Beach and Daegwallyeong Agi Mokjang. Venture out of the city with trips to Donghae (Mangsang Beac, Donghae City Suhyup Seafood Distribution Center, &more). There's still lots to do: get outside with Jeongdongjin Beach, get curious at Charmsori Gramophone & Edison Science Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gangmun Beach.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gangneung trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Gangneung takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Gangneung

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Donghae, Daegwallyeong Agi Mokjang
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Chuam Beach ©
Chuam Beach
Jeongdongjin Beach ©
Jeongdongjin Beach

6
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Bring the kids along to Seongsan Ilchulbong and The Ma Park. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Eco Land Theme Park, admire the natural beauty at Hallim Park, explore the world behind art at Trick Art Museum Korea, and get outside with Hamdeok Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Gangneung to Jeju takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Seongsan Ilchulbong
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Eco Land Theme Park ©
Eco Land Theme Park

5
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Family-friendly places like Haeundae Beach and Haedong Yonggung Temple will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, and make a trip to Nakdong Estuary Eco Center.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Busan online day trip planner.

You can fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In February, daytime highs in Busan are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

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