12 days in South Korea & Singapore Itinerary

12 days in South Korea & Singapore Itinerary

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12 days in South Korea & Singapore Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly + train:  10​h
1
Seoul, South Korea
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sokcho, South Korea
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Busan, South Korea
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Jeju, South Korea
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
5
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
End: Singapore, Singapore

2
nights
Seoul, South Korea

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.
On the 9th (Mon), look for gifts at Creative Life Store KEY, get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, then explore the activities along Cheonggyecheon Stream, and finally shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Deoksugung, then admire the natural beauty at Changdeokgung Palace, and then make a trip to Insadong.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul online trip maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Seoul is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Seoul is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Seoul hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sokcho.

Things to do in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Insadong ©
Insadong

1
night
Sokcho, South Korea

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Cheoksan Foot Spa Park, hike along Biryong Falls, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park.

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Traveling by car from Seoul to Sokcho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Busan.

Things to do in Sokcho

Nature Parks Trails
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Biryong Falls ©
Biryong Falls

1
night
Busan, South Korea

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
On the 12th (Thu), kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, stroll through Haeundae Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally admire the masterpieces at Busan Museum of Art.

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Drive from Sokcho to Busan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Busan, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

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

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Jeju, South Korea

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hallim Park and Jeju Folk Museum. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Hamdeok Beach and Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach. Go for a jaunt from Jeju to Seogwipo to see Seongsan Ilchulbong about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Halla Mountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gwaneumsa Temple, take in the exciting artwork at The Islander, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach.

To find maps and other tourist information, use the Jeju road trip planning website .

Fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

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nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Get some cultural insight at Chinatown and Little India. Get outdoors at Marina Bay and City Scoot. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Orchard Road, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, examine the collection at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore trip site .

Getting from Jeju to Singapore by flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Korea Standard Time to Singapore Time is minus 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Shopping Nature
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Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©

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