11 days in South Korea Itinerary

11 days in South Korea Itinerary

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11 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Newark
+2
Train + Fly + Train:  18​h 30​min
1
Seoul
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h
3
Seogwipo, Jeju Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Newark

3
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Namsan Park, Bukhansan National Park, Bongeunsa Temple, and other attractions you added. Gyeongbokgung Palace and Insadong are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Seoul journey planner.

Newark, USA to Seoul is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, subway, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Korea Standard Time, which is usually a 14 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Bukhansan National Park ©
Bukhansan National Park
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

2
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
You've now added Spirited Garden to your itinerary. On the 16th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Spirited Garden, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Saebyeol Oreum, and then see the interesting displays at Hallim Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): walk around Jeju Stone Park, kick back and relax at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, and finally kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jeju trip planner.

Getting from Seoul to Jeju by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Seogwipo.

Things to do in Jeju

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Spirited Garden ©
Spirited Garden
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

4
nights
Seogwipo, Jeju Island

Seogwipo ©
Jeju Island's second city, Seogwipo acts as a base for explorations of the island's south.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yakchunsa Temple as well as Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yongmeori Beach and Gwangchigi Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Songaksan Mountain and Pyoseon Haevichi Beach. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Halla Mountain. It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Seongsan Ilchulbong.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seogwipo trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by bus from Jeju to Seogwipo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seogwipo

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Yongmeori Beach ©
Yongmeori Beach
Songaksan Mountain ©
Songaksan Mountain
Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff ©
Daepo Haean Jusangjeolli Cliff

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