12 days in South Korea & Singapore Itinerary

12 days in South Korea & Singapore Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Seoul, South Korea
— 2 nights
2
Sokcho, South Korea
— 1 night
3
Busan, South Korea
— 1 night
4
Jeju, South Korea
— 4 nights
5
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stop by Creative Life Store KEY, thenget engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Cheonggyecheon Stream, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Deoksugung, admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, and then stop by Insadong.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seoul day trip planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Seoul is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Seoul. In December, Seoul is cooler than Singapore - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sokcho.

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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.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Cheoksan Foot Spa Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Biryong Falls, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sokcho road trip planning site.

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

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get outside with Gwangalli Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally admire the masterpieces at Busan Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Busan tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Sokcho to Busan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Busan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

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

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nights
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Visiting Seongsan Ilchulbong and Manjanggul Cave will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Hamdeok Beach and Geumneung Eutteumwon Beach. Step out of Jeju with an excursion to Halla Mountain in Seogwipo--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Jeju National Museum, admire the natural beauty at Hallim Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gwaneumsa Temple, and explore the world behind art at Jeju Folk Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jeju travel route planning tool.

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

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong

2
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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chinatown and Singapore Botanic Gardens. Head to Orchard Road and Little Indiafor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Marina Bay, browse the exhibits of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, get outside with City Scoot, and enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Singapore vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Jeju to Singapore takes 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Korean Standard Time (KST) to Singapore Standard Time (SGT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. December in Singapore sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

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

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