7 days in South Korea Itinerary

7 days in South Korea Itinerary

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7 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  22​h
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Seoul
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  18​h 30​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
For shopping fun, head to Bonte Museum or Arario Museum Tapdong Cinema. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff and Jeongbang Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeju: Seogwipo (Alive Museum & World Seashell Museum). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Hallim Park, don't miss a visit to Gasiri Wind Power Plant, explore the world behind art at Jeju Folk Museum, and contemplate the long history of Samseonghyeol.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jeju trip maker tool .

Newark, USA to Jeju is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from Newark to Jeju. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Museums Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Bonte Museum ©
Bonte Museum
Alive Museum ©
Alive Museum
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

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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.
On the 23rd (Wed), shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, step into the grandiose world of Changdeokgung Palace, and then browse the exhibits of Gyeongbokgung Palace. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea, then learn about all things military at The War Memorial of Korea, and finally don't miss a visit to N Seoul Tower.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip planner.

Fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In January in Seoul, expect temperatures between 35°F during the day and 20°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

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