10 days in South Korea Itinerary

10 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Subway + Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 45 min
2
Busan
— 2 nights
+3
Subway + Fly + Foot + Train:  3 h
3
Seoul
— 4 nights
Fly + Subway:  10 h
End: Singapore

3
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeju: Seogwipo (Halla Mountain, Gasiri Wind Power Plant, &more). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach, stroll around Sarabong Park, and admire the natural beauty at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jeju travel route planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Jeju is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of subway and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Jeju is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain

2
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, get outside with Haeundae Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, and finally make a trip to Haeundae Cinema Street. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Yeongdo Lighthouse, take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, then walk around Yongdusan Park, and finally take a stroll through Gamcheon Culture Village.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Busan travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight and subway from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. December in Busan sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Yongdusan Park ©
Yongdusan Park
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple

4
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.
Seoul is known for shopping, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, visit Bukchon Hanok Village, enjoy breathtaking views from N Seoul Tower, and don't miss a visit to Jongmyo Shrine.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Seoul driving holiday tool.

Traveling by combination of subway, flight, and train from Busan to Seoul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Busan in December, things will get a bit cooler in Seoul: highs are around 3°C and lows about -5°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Insadong ©
Insadong

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