29 days in South Korea Itinerary

29 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seoul
— 5 nights
2
Jeonju
— 3 nights
3
Daegu
— 3 nights
4
Gyeongju
— 3 nights
5
Busan
— 5 nights
6
Jeju
— 5 nights
7
Incheon
— 3 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 find plenty of places to visit near Seoul: Suwon (Changryongmun Gate & Hwaseong Fortress). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, visit Insadong, find something for the whole family at Lotte World, and get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Seoul holiday planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Seoul is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Seoul. In September, Seoul is little chillier than Tel Aviv - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jeonju.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Suwon
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N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace

3
nights
Jeonju

Jeonju ©
If you're a gastronomy enthusiast, you should consider a trip to Jeonju, a city hailed for its cuisine and food festivals.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeonju: Tapsa Temple (in Jinan-gun), Buyeo-gun (Busosanseong, Buyeo National Museum, &more) and Currency Museum (in Daejeon). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gwanchoksa Temple and make a trip to Jeonju Hanok Village.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jeonju online day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Seoul to Jeonju takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seoul in September, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Jeonju: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Daegu.

Things to do in Jeonju

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Buyeo-gun, Tapsa Temple, Gwanchoksa Temple, Currency Museum
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Gwanchoksa Temple ©
Gwanchoksa Temple
Currency Museum ©
Currency Museum
Tapsa Temple ©
Tapsa Temple

3
nights
Daegu

Daegu ©
The fourth-largest city in South Korea, Daegu sprawls out across a wide, flat valley overlooked by a sacred Buddhist mountain.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gatbawi (in Gyeongsan), Goryeong-gun (Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site & Daegaya Museum) and Haeinsa (in Hapcheon-Gun). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Donghwasa, admire the masterpieces at Daegu Art Factory, hunt for treasures at Seomun Market, and steep yourself in history at Gunwi Buddha Triad Grotto (2nd Seokguram).

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Daegu trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Jeonju to Daegu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Daegu

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Goryeong-gun, Gunwi Buddha Triad Grotto (2nd Seokguram), Gatbawi, Haeinsa
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Haeinsa ©
Haeinsa
Donghwasa ©
Donghwasa
Gatbawi ©
Gatbawi

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gyeongju: Ulsan (Ulsan Daegok Museum, Jujeon Mongdol Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Bulguksa Temple, make a splash at California Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Anapji Pond, and look for all kinds of wild species at Gyeongju Bird Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gyeongju travel route website.

You can drive from Daegu to Gyeongju in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Daegu, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gyeongju, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Ulsan
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

5
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: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, wander the streets of Gamcheon Culture Village, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, and don't miss a visit to Seokbulsa Temple.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Busan journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Gyeongju to Busan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gyeongju in September: highs in Busan hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Museums Beaches
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park

5
nights
Jeju

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Explore Jeju's surroundings by going to Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong, Gwangchigi Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, head off the coast to Udo, kick back and relax at Gwakji Gwamul Beach, and head outdoors with Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jeju trip planner.

You can fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Jeju when traveling from Busan in September, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Incheon.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong

3
nights
Incheon

Incheon ©
The third-largest city in the country, Incheon combines history and culture in an interesting whole.
On the 27th (Sun), snap pictures at Incheon Bridge, thenstroll around Songdo Central Park, and then make a trip to Chinatown. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Hanagae Beach, thenhead off the coast to Muuido Island, and then kick back and relax at Masian Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Incheon trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Incheon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, train, and subway. Traveling from Jeju in September, Incheon is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Incheon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Gogang Prehistoric Relics Park
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Muuido Island ©
Muuido Island
Incheon Bridge ©
Incheon Bridge
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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