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
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Seoul
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Train:  18 h 30 min
End: Newark

3
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hallim Park and Gwaneumsa Temple. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hamdeok Beach and Hyeopjae Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Jeju side-trips: Seogwipo (Jeongbang Waterfall & Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff). There's more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and kick back and relax at Gwakji Gwamul Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jeju sightseeing planning website .

Newark, USA to Jeju is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Korea Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach

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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 16th (Fri), stop by Bukchon Hanok Village, contemplate the long history of Gyeongbokgung Palace, and then make a trip to Myeongdong Shopping Street. On the next day, admire the striking features of Deoksugung, then stroll through Changdeokgung Palace, and then stop by Insadong.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. April in Seoul sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

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