54 days in South Korea Itinerary

54 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 41 nights
2
Busan
— 3 nights
3
Gyeongju
— 1 night
4
Sokcho
— 2 nights
5
Seoul
— 5 nights

41
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jeju: Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong, O’sulloc Tea Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, head outdoors with Woljeongri Beach, kick back and relax at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To plan Jeju vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

London, UK to Jeju is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from London to Jeju, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Island
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Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

3
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: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, get outside with Gwangalli Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beomeosa Temple, and stroll through UN Memorial Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Busan trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In July in Busan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

1
night
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.
On the 21st (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Gyeongju Bird Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulguksa Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Seokguram.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Gyeongju holiday app.

Drive from Busan to Gyeongju in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Gyeongju sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sokcho.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Seokguram ©
Seokguram

2
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Naksansa Temple and then explore the striking landscape of Seoraksan National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinheungsa Temple, thentrek along Ulsanbawi Rock, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Cheoksan Foot Spa Park.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Sokcho trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Gyeongju to Sokcho in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Seoul.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Naksansa Temple
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock

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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, take a stroll through Insadong, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, and don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seoul day trip planning app.

Getting from Sokcho to Seoul by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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