15 days in South Korea Itinerary

15 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 3 nights
2
Seoul
— 3 nights
3
Sokcho
— 2 nights
4
Gyeongju
— 2 nights
5
Busan
— 3 nights

3
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Step out of Jeju with an excursion to Seongsan Ilchulbong in Seogwipo--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Manjanggul Cave, browse the exhibits of Spirited Garden, head off the coast to Udo, and kick back and relax at Gwakji Gwamul Beach.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jeju road trip tool.

Toulouse, France to Jeju is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Toulouse to Jeju. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Seongsan Ilchulbong, Suwolbong Peak
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Udo ©
Udo

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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: take an in-depth tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace, explore the activities along Cheonggyecheon Stream, get a taste of the local shopping with Myeongdong Shopping Street, and wander the streets of Bukchon Hanok Village.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Seoul using our trip planner.

You can fly from Jeju to Seoul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In April, daytime highs in Seoul are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sokcho.

Things to do in Seoul

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

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Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Naksansa Temple and then explore the striking landscape of Seoraksan National Park. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Cheonjin Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Baekdamsa Temple, and then take in the natural beauty of Cheoksan Foot Spa Park.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sokcho route app.

Traveling by car from Seoul to Sokcho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gyeongju.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cheonjin Beach, Naksansa Temple, Baekdamsa Temple
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Naksansa Temple ©
Naksansa Temple
Baekdamsa Temple ©
Baekdamsa Temple

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nights
Gyeongju

Gyeongju ©
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the Republic of Korea, Gyeongju combines a rich cultural heritage with mountain and coastal scenery.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Anapji Pond, see the interesting displays at Gyeongju National Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Oksanseowon Confucian Academy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Gyeongju Bird Park, thensteep yourself in history at Bulguksa Temple, and then appreciate the history behind Seokguram.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Gyeongju route planning app.

Traveling by car from Sokcho to Gyeongju takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Gyeongju are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Busan.

Things to do in Gyeongju

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Bulguksa Temple ©
Bulguksa Temple
Seokguram ©
Seokguram
Anapji Pond ©
Anapji Pond

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nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): walk around Yongdusan Park, thentake some stellar pictures from Taejongdae, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Gamcheon Culture Village, thentake in the awesome beauty at Bongnaesan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Busan trip builder.

Drive from Gyeongju to Busan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Gyeongju in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Busan, with highs around °C, while nights are little chillier with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

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

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