60 days in South Korea Itinerary

60 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seoul
— 7 nights
2
Sokcho
— 5 nights
3
Pyeongchang-gun
— 4 nights
4
Yeongju
— 2 nights
5
Gyeongju
— 5 nights
6
Busan
— 6 nights
7
Hapcheon-Gun
— 2 nights
8
Daejeon
— 5 nights
9
Gwangju
— 5 nights
10
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 17 nights

7
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: steep yourself in history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of Changdeokgung Palace.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Seoul day trip planning tool.

Frankfurt, Germany to Seoul is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Seoul due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Frankfurt in August: high temperatures in Seoul hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sokcho.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong

5
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sokcho: Baekdamsa Temple (in Inje-gun), Songjiho Beach (in Goseong-gun) and Yangyang-gun (Namae Port, Hajodae, &more). Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Seoraksan National Park. There's still lots to do: cool off at Seorak Waterpia, head outdoors with Ulsanbawi Rock, go for a walk through Cheonjin Beach, and take in the natural beauty of Cheoksan Foot Spa Park.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sokcho trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Seoul to Sokcho in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pyeongchang-gun.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yangyang-gun, Goseong-gun, Baekdamsa Temple
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple
Baekdamsa Temple ©
Baekdamsa Temple

4
nights
Pyeongchang-gun

Pyeongchang-gun
A northern county in the Taebeak Mountain region of South Korea, Pyeongchang offers a plethora of year-round alpine resorts.
Get out of town with these interesting Pyeongchang-gun side-trips: Guryongsa Temple (in Wonju), Jeongseon 5-day Market (in Jeongseon-gun) and Danyang-gun (Gosu Cave & Aqua World). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Woljeongsa, fly down the slopes at Phoenix Snow Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Daegwallyeong Agi Mokjang, and examine the collection at Lee Hyo-seok Memorial Hall.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Pyeongchang-gun trip website.

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Pyeongchang-gun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yeongju.

Things to do in Pyeongchang-gun

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Danyang-gun, Guryongsa Temple, Jeongseon 5-day Market
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Woljeongsa
Woljeongsa
Sangwonsa ©
Sangwonsa
Aqua World ©
Aqua World

2
nights
Yeongju

Yeongju ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Buseoksa Temple and then steep yourself in history at Sosuseowon Confucian School. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheongnyangsa Temple.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Yeongju day trip app.

Explore your travel options from Pyeongchang-gun to Yeongju with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Yeongju can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Yeongju

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cheongnyangsa Temple
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Buseoksa Temple ©
Buseoksa Temple
Sosuseowon Confucian School ©
Sosuseowon Confucian School

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Gyeongju side-trips: Eunhaesa Temple (in Yeongcheon), Gyeongsan (Bangokji & Gatbawi) and Daegu (Seomun Market & Donghwasa). Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Juwangsan National Park. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Bulguksa Temple, appreciate the history behind Seokguram, contemplate the waterfront views at Anapji Pond, and cool off at California Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gyeongju online route builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yeongju to Gyeongju. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yeongju in August: highs in Gyeongju hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Gyeongsan, Daegu, Juwangsan National Park, Eunhaesa Temple
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Seokguram ©
Seokguram
Juwangsan National Park ©
Juwangsan National Park

6
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 great views at Taejongdae, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, and get outside with Songjeong Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Busan sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Gyeongju to Busan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Gyeongju in August, expect nights in Busan to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hapcheon-Gun.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park

2
nights
Hapcheon-Gun

Hapcheon-Gun ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Odosan Nature Recreation Forest, thencontemplate the long history of Haeinsa, and then walk around Hwangmaesan County Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Upo Wetland, delve into the distant past at Goryeong Daegaya Historic Site, and then admire the masterpieces at Daegaya Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hapcheon-Gun road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Busan to Hapcheon-Gun. In August, daily temperatures in Hapcheon-Gun can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Daejeon.

Things to do in Hapcheon-Gun

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Goryeong-gun, Upo Wetland
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Upo Wetland ©
Upo Wetland
Haeinsa ©
Haeinsa
Hwangmaesan County Park ©
Hwangmaesan County Park

5
nights
Daejeon

Daejeon ©
A sprawling metropolis and center for research, Daejeon stands as the fifth largest city in South Korea.
Explore Daejeon's surroundings by going to Buyeo-gun (Buyeo National Museum & Busosanseong), Gongju (Gongsanseong & Gapsa temple) and Cheongju (Cheongju National Museum, Cheongnamdae, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Yuseong Hot Spring, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maninsan Mountain, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanbat Arboretum, and examine the collection at Currency Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Daejeon trip itinerary maker site.

Explore your travel options from Hapcheon-Gun to Daejeon with the Route module. While traveling from Hapcheon-Gun, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Daejeon, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gwangju.

Things to do in Daejeon

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cheongju, Buyeo-gun, Gongju
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Currency Museum ©
Currency Museum
Yuseong Hot Spring ©
Yuseong Hot Spring
Buyeo National Museum
Buyeo National Museum

5
nights
Gwangju

Gwangju ©
Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea. Get out of town with these interesting Gwangju side-trips: Gurye-gun (Saseongam Temple 四聖庵 & Hwaeomsa Temple), Songgwangsa Temple (in Suncheon) and Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon (in Boseong-gun). There's much more to do: walk around Mudeungsan National Park, head outdoors with Soswaewon, get to know the fascinating history of Kim Bongho's House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mudeungsan Jeungsimsa Temple.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gwangju road trip app.

Drive from Daejeon to Gwangju in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Daejeon in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Gwangju, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Gwangju

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gurye-gun, Soswaewon, Songgwangsa Temple, Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon, Unjusa
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Songgwangsa Temple ©
Songgwangsa Temple
Mudeungsan National Park ©
Mudeungsan National Park
Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon ©
Boseong Green Tea Field Daehan Dawon

17
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

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 (Gasiri Wind Power Plant, O’sulloc Tea Museum, &more). Spend the 19th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach, Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, head off the coast to Udo, and head outdoors with Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Jeju itinerary tool.

Fly from Gwangju to Jeju in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Gwangju in September, Jeju is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Island
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Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Gwakji Gwamul Beach ©
Gwakji Gwamul Beach

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