8 days in South Korea Itinerary

8 days in South Korea Itinerary

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1
Seoul
— 2 nights
2
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 4 nights

2
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.
Get some cultural insight at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village. Get some historical perspective at Changdeokgung Palace and Cheonggyecheon Stream. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, wander the streets of Insadong, and enjoy breathtaking views from N Seoul Tower.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Seoul online tour itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Seoul is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Seoul is 14 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

4
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 Spirited Garden and Alive Museum Jeju. Get outdoors at Hamdeok Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jeju: Seogwipo (Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff & Jeongbang Waterfall). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Hallim Park, ride a horse along Jeju Tourist Horse Riding, steep yourself in history at Neobeunsungi April 3rd Incident Memorial Hall, and take in the pleasant sights at Handam Coastal Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jeju sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Jeju in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Alive Museum Jeju ©
Alive Museum Jeju
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spirited Garden ©
Spirited Garden

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