6 days in East Asia Itinerary

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Fly to Gimpo International Airport, Drive to Incheon
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Incheon
— 1 day
Drive
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Seoul
— 1 day
Drive
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Gimcheon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chuncheon
— 1 night
Fly
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Gyeongju
— 1 night
Fly

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Incheon — 1 day

The third-largest city in the country, Incheon combines history and culture in an interesting whole.
To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Incheon tour itinerary builder tool.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Incheon is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Incheon is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in September: high temperatures in Incheon hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Seoul.
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Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nightlife
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Seoul — 1 day

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 26th (Mon): shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, and then take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seoul attractions tool.

Seoul is just a stone's throw from Incheon. Traveling from Incheon in September, expect nights in Seoul to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gimcheon.
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Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
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Gimcheon — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): walk around Jikji Munhwa Gongwon and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jikjisa Temple.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gimcheon trip builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seoul to Gimcheon. Traveling from Seoul in September, Gimcheon is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Chuncheon.
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Parks · Historic Sites
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Chuncheon — 1 night

The capital of the country's northernmost province, the city of Chuncheon acts a gateway to the wilder sights of the rural region.
On the 28th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Nami Island, then take a stroll through Chuncheon Myeongdong Dakgalbi Street, and then take a stroll through Chuncheon Myeongdong Street.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Chuncheon journey builder website.

Explore your travel options from Gimcheon to Chuncheon with the Route module. When traveling from Gimcheon in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chuncheon: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly to Gyeongju.
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Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
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Gyeongju — 1 night

Museum Without Walls

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
On the 29th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulguksa Temple, then see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, and then explore the activities along Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gyeongju sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Chuncheon to Gyeongju takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chuncheon in September: highs in Gyeongju hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 20°C. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Gyeongsangbuk-do travel guide

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Historic Sites · Sacred & Religious Sites · Bodies of Water
Tourism in Gyeongsangbuk-do focuses on the region's rich cultural heritage with exquisite structures and ancient pagodas as well as historically themed parks. The cradle of the ancient Silla Kingdom, today Gyeongsangbuk-do tells the story of the 500-year Gaya confederacy in World Heritage Sites. Meanwhile, Buddhist temples and folk villages with a long Confucian tradition showcase the region's mixed heritage, and national parks with limestone peaks and scenic waterfalls play home to herons, crape-myrtle, and zelkova trees. Other things to do while on holiday in Gyeongsangbuk-do include boat tours to a remote island or browsing through herbal medicine markets.
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Gangwon-do travel guide

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Islands · National Parks · Beaches
Predominantly mountainous, the northernmost province of Gangwon-do offers a wide range of outdoor activities in natural scenery. A typical Gangwon-do itinerary includes scenic hikes through national parks dotted by Buddha statues and tall pagodas, plus relaxation on clean beaches in summer or excellent skiing in winter. Take a cable car to enjoy a view of the World Heritage-listed mountain biosphere, and tour the Demilitarized Zone to understand the magnitude of foreign-imposed division. Forests with edible alpine plants and mushrooms add unique flavors to Gangwon-do's cuisine, which also uses cuttlefish and pollock harvested from the long, steep coast.
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