10 days in South Korea Itinerary

10 days in South Korea Itinerary

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10 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Busan
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Seoul
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  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.
Take a break from Jeju 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, admire the natural beauty at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gwaneumsa Temple.

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Singapore, Singapore to Jeju is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Jeju. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 6th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, then kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, and finally make a trip to Haeundae Cinema Street. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Yeongdo Lighthouse, then take some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, then walk around Yongdusan Park, and finally take a stroll through Gamcheon Culture Village.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Busan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Busan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In December, daytime highs in Busan are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Haedong Yonggung Temple ©
Haedong Yonggung Temple
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach

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 museums, shopping, parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, shop like a local with Namdaemun Market, explore the activities along Cheonggyecheon Stream, and contemplate the long history of Jongmyo Shrine.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Seoul tour itinerary site .

Getting from Busan to Seoul by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Busan in December, with highs in Seoul at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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