9 days in Busan & Seoul Itinerary

9 days in Busan & Seoul Itinerary

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9 days in Busan & Seoul Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Busan
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Seoul
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

5
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gwangalli Beach and BIFF Square. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Taejongdae, hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and make a trip to Haeundae Dalmaji-gil Road.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Busan trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Busan is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Busan due to the time zone difference. In December, Busan is colder than Singapore - with highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Gwangandaegyo Bridge ©
Gwangandaegyo Bridge
Dongbaekseom Island ©
Dongbaekseom Island

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hangang Park and Bongeunsa Temple. Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Ewha Womans University, steep yourself in history at Namsangol Hanok Village, see the interesting displays at Trickeye Museum Seoul, and step into the grandiose world of Deoksugung.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seoul trip maker app .

Traveling by train from Busan to Seoul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Busan in December, with highs in Seoul at 3°C and lows at -5°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Banpo Hangang Park ©
Banpo Hangang Park
Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul
Gwanghwamun Gate ©
Gwanghwamun Gate

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