25 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Seoul, South Korea
— 10 nights
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Anseong, South Korea
— 1 night
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Busan, South Korea
— 4 nights
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Fukuoka, Japan
— 5 nights
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Jeju, South Korea
— 3 nights
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Seoul, South Korea — 10 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 day by day itinerary now includes Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and National Folk Museum of Korea. Get out of town with these interesting Seoul side-trips: Paju (The Third Tunnel & DMZ Haemaru Village). And it doesn't end there: get great views at N Seoul Tower, admire the striking features of Deoksugung, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Korea.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seoul road trip planning site.

Icheon to Seoul is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In April, daytime highs in Seoul are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Anseong.
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Anseong, South Korea — 1 night

Anseong is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, 80km south of Seoul. To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Anseong trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Seoul to Anseong with the Route module. Traveling from Seoul in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Anseong. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Busan.
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Busan, South Korea — 4 nights

The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for sightseeing, beaches, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, make a trip to BIFF Square, stroll around Yongdusan Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Busan trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Anseong to Busan. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Fukuoka.
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Fukuoka, Japan — 5 nights

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Get out of town with these interesting Fukuoka side-trips: Kitakyushu (Kokura Castle, Kaneiyahataseitetsusho Kyu Nihon Jimusho Chobo Space, &more), Yoshinogari Historical Park (in Yoshinogari-cho) and Dazaifu (Komyozen-ji Temple & Dazaifu Tenman-gu). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ohori Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tochoji Temple, browse the different shops at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center, and take in panoramic vistas at Fukuoka Tower.

To find out how to plan a trip to Fukuoka, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Busan to Fukuoka in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Jeju.
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Jeju, South Korea — 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 Yeha Bus Tour - Day Tours, Hyeopjae Beach and Seongeup Folk Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jeju: Seogwipo (Seongsan Ilchulbong & Halla Mountain). There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Hallim Park.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jeju journey planner.

Getting from Fukuoka to Jeju by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi; or ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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Jeju Island travel guide

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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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