31 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

31 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

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31 days in Gyeongsangbuk-do Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  20 h 30 min
1
Gumi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Mungyeong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Yeongju
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Andong
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Uljin-gun
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Ulleung-gun
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
7
Yeongdeok-gun
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Gyeongju
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Gumi

Gumi ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Geumosan Provincial Park and Daegaya Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gumi: Waegwan War Memorial Museum (in Chilgok-gun), Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site (in Goryeong-gun) and Jikjisa Temple (in Gimcheon).

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Gumi using our trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Gumi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Korea Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. In October, Gumi is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mungyeong.

Things to do in Gumi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Waegwan War Memorial Museum, Jikjisa Temple, Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Geumosan Provincial Park ©
Geumosan Provincial Park
Geumosan Reservoir ©
Geumosan Reservoir
Jikjisa Temple ©
Jikjisa Temple

2
nights
Mungyeong

Mungyeong ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Old Roads, then take in the pleasant sights at Mungyeongsaejae KBS Drama Studio, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mungyeong Saejae Provincial Park. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Buljung Natural Recreation Forest, examine the collection at Mungyeong Museum of Coal, and then see the interesting displays at Mungyeong Coal Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mungyeong trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Gumi to Mungyeong with the Route module. When traveling from Gumi in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Mungyeong, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yeongju.

Things to do in Mungyeong

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mungyeong Saejae Provincial Park ©
Mungyeong Saejae Provincial Park
Mungyeong Museum of Coal ©
Mungyeong Museum of Coal

3
nights
Yeongju

Yeongju ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Buseoksa Temple and Mt. Chungryang Hiking trails. Change things up with these side-trips from Yeongju: Cheongnyangsa Temple (in Bonghwa-gun) and Yecheon Insect Research Institute & Ecology Center (in Yecheon-gun).

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yeongju trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mungyeong to Yeongju. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Andong.

Things to do in Yeongju

Museums Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bonghwa-gun, Yecheon Insect Research Institute & Ecology Center
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Buseoksa Temple ©
Buseoksa Temple
Sosuseowon Confucian School ©
Sosuseowon Confucian School

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dosanseowon Confucian School and Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Wollyeongo Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock-carved Standing Buddha, examine the collection at Hahoe Mask Museum, and contemplate the long history of Imcheonggak House.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Andong trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Yeongju to Andong with the Route module. Traveling from Yeongju in October, expect nights in Andong to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uljin-gun.

Things to do in Andong

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Dosanseowon Confucian School ©
Dosanseowon Confucian School
Andong Hahoe Folk Village ©
Andong Hahoe Folk Village
Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy ©
Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy

2
nights
Uljin-gun

Uljin-gun ©
On the 15th (Mon), admire the striking features of Mangyangjeong Pavillion, Head underground at Seonglyugul, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bul-Yeongsa.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Uljin-gun trip itinerary builder site .

Explore your travel options from Andong to Uljin-gun with the Route module. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel to Ulleung-gun.

Things to do in Uljin-gun

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Seonglyugul ©
Seonglyugul
Bul-Yeongsa ©
Bul-Yeongsa

3
nights
Ulleung-gun

Ulleung-gun ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ulleungdo and Haengnam Coastal Walking Path.

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

Explore your travel options from Uljin-gun to Ulleung-gun with the Route module. You will leave for Yeongdeok-gun on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Ulleung-gun

Nature Parks Museums
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Ulleungdo ©
Ulleungdo
Dokdo Museum ©
Dokdo Museum

2
nights
Yeongdeok-gun

Yeongdeok-gun ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Juwangsan National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Samsa Marine Park, take a stroll through Goesiri Traditional Village, and then stroll through Yeongdeok Sunrise Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yeongdeok-gun, use our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ulleung-gun to Yeongdeok-gun. October in Yeongdeok-gun sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Yeongdeok-gun

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Juwangsan National Park
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Juwangsan National Park ©
Juwangsan National Park
Samsa Marine Park ©
Samsa Marine Park

10
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gyeongju National Park and Bomun Tourism Complex. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gyeongju: Pohang (Bogyungsa Temple, The National Lighthouse Museum, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Bulguksa Temple, pause for some photo ops at Seokguram, don't miss a visit to Gyeongju Gyochon Traditional Village, and explore the activities along Anapji Pond.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gyeongju trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yeongdeok-gun to Gyeongju. In October, daytime highs in Gyeongju are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Gyeongju

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pohang
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Gyeongju National Park ©
Gyeongju National Park
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond