15 days in East Asia Itinerary

15 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Seoul
— 1 night
Drive
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Sokcho
— 1 night
Fly
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Jeju
— 5 nights
Fly
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Seoul
— 2 nights
Fly
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Busan
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seoul
— 2 nights

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Seoul — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Korea, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bongeunsa Temple, and then admire the landmark architecture of Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seoul holiday planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Seoul. In November in Seoul, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sokcho.
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Sokcho — 1 night

Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Seoraksan National Park.

To see maps and tourist information, read Sokcho trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Sokcho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to fly to Jeju.
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Jeju — 5 nights

Island of the Gods

The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju, has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO. The World Heritage-listed volcanic island includes the country's highest peak, sets of impressive lava tubes and columns, and several crater lakes.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jeju: Seogwipo (Gasiri Wind Power Plant, Seongsan Ilchulbong, &more). Spend the 11th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, browse the eclectic array of goods at Dongmun Market, make a trip to Mysterious Road (Dokkaebi Road), and look for gifts at The Islander.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jeju holiday app.

You can fly from Sokcho to Jeju in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Seoul.
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Seoul — 2 nights

On the 14th (Mon), look for gifts at Ringolabel and then contemplate the long history of Gyeongbokgung Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Changdeokgung Palace, make a trip to Bukchon Hanok Village, and then walk around Namsan Park.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Seoul itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Seoul takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Busan.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
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Busan — 3 nights

The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 17th (Thu), observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium, kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggungsa, and finally stroll around Dongbaekseom. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, stroll around Yongdusan Park, then kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, and finally snap pictures at Gwangandaegyo Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Busan online road trip planner.

You can fly from Seoul to Busan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Seoul in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Busan, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Seoul.
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Seoul — 2 nights

On the 19th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Lotte World. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Insadong, stroll through Cheonggyecheon Stream, then don't miss a visit to Waryongmyo Shrine, and finally brush up on your military savvy at The War Memorial of Korea.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seoul trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Busan to Seoul in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Busan in November, things will get a bit cooler in Seoul: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
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