15 days in South Korea Itinerary

15 days in South Korea Itinerary

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15 days in South Korea Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
Busan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Gyeongju
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Andong
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Sokcho
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Seoul
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h
Singapore

4
days
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Change things up with a short trip to Seongsan Ilchulbong in Seogwipo (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sarabong Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gwaneumsa Temple.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jeju tour builder site .

Singapore, Singapore to Jeju is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Korea Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

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Seongsan Ilchulbong
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Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach

2
days
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 13th (Thu), stroll through Gwangalli Beach, then stroll through Haeundae Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally admire the masterpieces at Busan Museum of Art. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Beomeosa Temple, stroll through Yongdusan Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jagalchi Market, then take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, and finally snap pictures at Busan Harbor Bridge.

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Fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daytime highs in Busan are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Busan

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park

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hours
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©
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 15th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Seokguram and then contemplate the long history of Bulguksa Temple.

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Traveling by car from Busan to Gyeongju takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a train. While traveling from Busan, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gyeongju, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Andong.

Things to do in Gyeongju

#Historic Sites
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple

1
day
Andong

Andong ©
Sitting along either side of the Nakdong River, Andong maintains an unrivalled reputation as a center for Korean folk and cultural heritage.
On the 16th (Sun), examine the collection at Hahoe Mask Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Andong Hahoe Folk Village.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Andong trip planner.

Getting from Gyeongju to Andong by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Andong can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Sokcho.

Things to do in Andong

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Hahoe Mask Museum ©
Hahoe Mask Museum
Andong Hahoe Folk Village ©
Andong Hahoe Folk Village

1
day
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park.

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Drive from Andong to Sokcho in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Seoul.

Things to do in Sokcho

#Parks, #Nature
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park

4
days
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.
Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Bukhansan National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Gyeongbokgung Palace, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, admire the natural beauty at Namsan Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheonggyecheon Stream.

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Getting from Sokcho to Seoul by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Seoul are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

#Parks, #Nature, #Neighborhoods
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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