8 days in South Korea Itinerary

8 days in South Korea Itinerary

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8 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Seoul
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Busan
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Cairo

2
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Changdeokgung Palace and Gyeongbokgung Palace. Get some cultural insight at Insadong and The Third Tunnel. Go for a jaunt from Seoul to Paju to see DMZ about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, get great views at N Seoul Tower, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, and get engrossed in the history at Baek In-Je House Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Seoul trip itinerary maker .

Cairo, Egypt to Seoul is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Cairo to Seoul due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairo in April; daily highs in Seoul reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Paju
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Cheonggyecheon Stream ©
Cheonggyecheon Stream

2
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
On the 24th (Wed), kick back and relax at Gwakji Gwamul Beach, then Head underground at Hallim Park, then witness the site of a historic battle at Seongeup Folk Village, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gwaneumsa Temple. On the next day, take a peaceful walk through Halla Mountain and then Head underground at Manjanggul Cave.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Jeju trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Seoul to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park
Gwaneumsa Temple ©
Gwaneumsa Temple
Seongeup Folk Village ©
Seongeup Folk Village

2
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): examine the collection at Busan Museum, admire the masterpieces at Busan Museum of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, then enjoy some diversion at Hanbotche Experience Exhibit Hall, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bokcheon Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Busan online tour itinerary maker .

Fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Busan

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Busan Museum ©
Busan Museum
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Bokcheon Museum ©
Bokcheon Museum

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