31 days in South Korea Itinerary

31 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Jeju, Jeju Island
— 8 nights
2
Busan
— 5 nights
3
Cheongsong-gun
— 1 night
4
Donghae
— 2 nights
5
Sokcho
— 3 nights
6
Chuncheon
— 3 nights
7
Icheon
— 1 night
8
Seoul
— 6 nights

8
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seogwipo (Gasiri Wind Power Plant, Eongtto Falls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, find something for the whole family at Eco Land Theme Park, kick back and relax at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, and get outside with Hamdeok Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Jeju tour itinerary maker.

Brussels, Belgium to Jeju is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Brussels to Jeju, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach

5
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Oedo Botania (in Geoje) and Gyeongju (Anapji Pond & Gyeongju National Museum). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, take a stroll through Gamcheon Culture Village, and walk around Yongdusan Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Busan day 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. July in Busan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Cheongsong-gun.

Things to do in Busan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Gyeongju, Oedo Botania
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond

1
night
Cheongsong-gun

Cheongsong-gun ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Jusanji Pond and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Juwangsan National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cheongsong-gun trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Busan to Cheongsong-gun. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Donghae.

Things to do in Cheongsong-gun

Nature · Parks
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Juwangsan National Park ©
Juwangsan National Park

2
nights
Donghae

Donghae ©
On the 17th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Chuam Beach, admire the verdant scenery at Mureung Valley, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Samhwasa Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Hwanseongul Cave, then visit a coastal fixture at Mukho Lighthouse Park, and then head outdoors with Mangsang Beac.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Donghae holiday site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cheongsong-gun to Donghae. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Sokcho.

Things to do in Donghae

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hwanseongul Cave
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Mureung Valley ©
Mureung Valley
Chuam Beach ©
Chuam Beach
Hwanseongul Cave ©
Hwanseongul Cave

3
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Get out of town with these interesting Sokcho side-trips: Yangyang-gun (Naksan Beach & Osaek Jujeongol Valley). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Seoraksan National Park, take in the natural beauty of Cheoksan Foot Spa Park, trek along Ulsanbawi Rock, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bongpo Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sokcho trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Donghae to Sokcho. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Yangyang-gun, Bongpo Beach
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock
Biryong Falls ©
Biryong Falls

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chuncheon: Gapyeong-gun (Ewhawon & Jarasum Island). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Nami Island, find something for the whole family at Gangchon Rail Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheongpyeongsa, and examine the collection at Chuncheon Art Gallery.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chuncheon road trip site.

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Chuncheon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Chuncheon can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Icheon.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Gapyeong-gun
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Nami Island ©
Nami Island
Cheongpyeongsa ©
Cheongpyeongsa
Gangchon Rail Park ©
Gangchon Rail Park

1
night
Icheon

Icheon
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take a stroll through Icheon Ceramics Village and then make a splash at Icheon Termeden.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Icheon trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Chuncheon to Icheon with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Icheon

Theme Parks · Spas · Neighborhoods
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6
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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jongmyo Shrine, walk around Namsan Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Namdaemun Market.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seoul road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Icheon to Seoul. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

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