30 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

30 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

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30 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly + Drive:  17 h 45 min
1
Gyeongsan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Gyeongju
— 8 nights
Drive:  6 h
3
Ulleung-gun
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Yeongdeok-gun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Cheongsong-gun
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Andong
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Yeongju
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Mungyeong
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Goryeong-gun
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Auckland

3
nights
Gyeongsan

Gyeongsan ©
Gyeongsan is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gyeongsan: Eunhaesa Temple (in Yeongcheon) and Cheongdo-gun (Cheongdo Eupseong Fortress, Unmunsa Temple, &more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Gatbawi, contemplate the waterfront views at Bangokji, see the interesting displays at Gyeongsan Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Yeungnam University Love Road.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gyeongsan online travel planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Gyeongsan is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Gyeongsan is minus 3 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Auckland in February; daily highs in Gyeongsan reach 9°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Gyeongsan

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Cheongdo-gun, Eunhaesa Temple
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Yeungnam University Museum ©
Yeungnam University Museum
Gatbawi ©
Gatbawi
Unmunsa Temple
Unmunsa Temple

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gyeongju: Pohang (Oeosa Temple, Homigot Sunrise Plaza, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulguksa Temple, contemplate the long history of Cheonmachong Tomb, explore the activities along Bomun Lake, and pause for some photo ops at Seokguram.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gyeongju itinerary builder website .

Explore your travel options from Gyeongsan to Gyeongju with the Route module. Traveling from Gyeongsan in February, you will find days in Gyeongju are slightly colder (5°C), and nights are a bit warmer (4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ulleung-gun.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pohang
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

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nights
Ulleung-gun

Ulleung-gun ©
On the 13th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Bongnae Falls. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Haengnam Coastal Walking Path, head off the coast to Ulleungdo, and then take an in-depth tour of Dokdo Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Ulleung-gun trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Gyeongju to Ulleung-gun with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yeongdeok-gun.

Things to do in Ulleung-gun

Parks Nature Museums
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Ulleungdo ©
Ulleungdo
Dokdo Museum ©
Dokdo Museum

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Yeongdeok-gun

Yeongdeok-gun ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take a stroll through Goesiri Traditional Village, get outside with Yeongdeok BlueRoad, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Metasequoia Forest. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Samsa Marine Park, walk around Yeongdeok Sunrise Park, and then take in the waterfront at Yeongdeok Crab Village.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yeongdeok-gun trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ulleung-gun to Yeongdeok-gun. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cheongsong-gun.

Things to do in Yeongdeok-gun

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Metasequoia Forest ©
Metasequoia Forest
Samsa Marine Park ©
Samsa Marine Park
Yeongdeok Crab Village ©
Yeongdeok Crab Village

1
night
Cheongsong-gun

Cheongsong-gun ©
On the 17th (Mon), explore the activities along Jusanji Pond and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Juwangsan National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cheongsong-gun trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Yeongdeok-gun to Cheongsong-gun with the Route module. February in Cheongsong-gun sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Andong.

Things to do in Cheongsong-gun

Parks Nature
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Juwangsan National Park ©
Juwangsan National Park

6
nights
Andong

Andong ©
Sitting along either side of the Nakdong River, Andong maintains an unrivalled reputation as a center for Korean folk and cultural heritage.
Get out of town with these interesting Andong side-trips: Bul-Yeongsa (in Uljin-gun), Gunwi Buddha Triad Grotto (2nd Seokguram) (in Gunwi-gun) and Gounsa Temple (in Uiseong-gun). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Andong Hahoe Folk Village, contemplate the long history of Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy, snap pictures at Wollyeongo Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Yiyuksa Literary Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Andong trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cheongsong-gun to Andong. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Yeongju.

Things to do in Andong

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gounsa Temple, Gunwi Buddha Triad Grotto (2nd Seokguram), Bul-Yeongsa
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 23:
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Andong Hahoe Folk Village ©
Andong Hahoe Folk Village
Hahoe Mask Museum ©
Hahoe Mask Museum
Bongjeongsa ©
Bongjeongsa

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nights
Yeongju

Yeongju ©
Take a break from Yeongju with a short trip to Cheongnyangsa Temple in Bonghwa-gun, about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Sobaeksan National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yeongju trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Andong to Yeongju with the Route module. Traveling from Andong in February, Yeongju is a bit cooler at night with lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mungyeong.

Things to do in Yeongju

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sobaeksan National Park, Cheongnyangsa Temple
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:
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Buseoksa Temple ©
Buseoksa Temple
Sosuseowon Confucian School ©
Sosuseowon Confucian School
Sobaeksan National Park ©
Sobaeksan National Park

2
nights
Mungyeong

Mungyeong ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Old Roads, stroll around Mungyeong Saejae Provincial Park, and then go for a walk through Mungyeongsaejae KBS Drama Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Mungyeong Museum of Coal and then examine the collection at Sangju Bicycle Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mungyeong vacation builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yeongju to Mungyeong. Traveling from Yeongju in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of -7°C in Mungyeong. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Goryeong-gun.

Things to do in Mungyeong

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sangju Bicycle Museum
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Mungyeong Museum of Coal ©
Mungyeong Museum of Coal
Mungyeong Saejae Provincial Park ©
Mungyeong Saejae Provincial Park

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nights
Goryeong-gun

Goryeong-gun
On the 29th (Sat), stroll around Shichon Yuwonji, then get outside with Greenization Memorial Forest, then explore the world behind art at Daegaya Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Goryeong-gun online itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mungyeong to Goryeong-gun. Traveling from Mungyeong in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Goryeong-gun, with lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goryeong-gun

Parks Outdoors Trails
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