16 days in East Asia Itinerary

16 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Korea itinerary planner
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Fly to Gimpo International Airport, Drive to Pyeongtaek
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Pyeongtaek
— 4 nights
Drive to Gimpo International Airport, Fly to Jeju
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Jeju
— 3 nights
Fly
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Busan
— 3 nights
Train
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Seoul
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pyeongtaek
— 1 day
Drive to Gimpo International Airport, Fly to Richmond

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Pyeongtaek — 4 nights

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Pyeongtaek day trip website.

Richmond, USA to Pyeongtaek is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Korean Standard Time (KST), which is usually a 14 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Pyeongtaek are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jeju.
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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Jeju — 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff, Cheonjeyeon Falls, Hello Kitty Island, and other attractions you added.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jeju online road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Pyeongtaek to Jeju with the Route module. Traveling from Pyeongtaek in October, plan for warmer nights in Jeju, with lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Busan.
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Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trip
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Busan — 3 nights

The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Seomyeon Food Alley, The Bay 101 Yacht Club, MUSEUM 1, and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, wander the streets of Busan Gamcheon Culture Village, don't miss a visit to Songdo Cable Car, then take in panoramic vistas at Busan Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Seomyeon Food Alley.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Busan online trip planner.

You can fly from Jeju to Busan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Traveling from Jeju in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 56°F in Busan. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Seoul.
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Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Parks
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Seoul — 3 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gwangjang Market Food Tour, Insadong, Myeongdong Shopping Street, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Jogyesa Temple. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Seoul trip planner.

Fly from Busan to Seoul in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Busan in October, expect nights in Seoul to be somewhat warmer, around 65°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Pyeongtaek.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Pyeongtaek — 1 day

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pyeongtaek tour itinerary planning website.

Explore your travel options from Seoul to Pyeongtaek with the Route module. Traveling from Seoul in October, Pyeongtaek is little chillier at night with lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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Jeju Island travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Island of the Gods
A popular vacation island for Koreans and foreigners with a mild coastal climate, Jeju-do offers hiking, caving, horseback riding, and plenty of beaches on which to relax and observe the sunset. A holiday in Jeju-do usually involves a visit to a UNESCO-protected lava tube, where you can see the world’s largest known lava column. Other lava and limestone caves set in botanical gardens, as well as a number of folk villages, combine to offer a diverse range of attractions during treks through the densely forested island, with the well-marked hiking trails also leading past giant basalt statues. Inland theme parks--ranging from a teddy bear museum to an erotic sculpture park--and golf courses provide a diverse range of entertainment options. The matriarchal island is known for its fisherwomen and female divers.
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