16 days in South Korea Itinerary

16 days in South Korea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seoul
— 7 nights
2
Busan
— 7 nights

7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trickeye Museum Seoul and Bukhansan National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to The Garden of Morning Calm (in Gapyeong-gun), Songdo Central Park (in Incheon) and Everland (in Yongin). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Ewha Womans University, pause for some photo ops at Jogyesa Temple, and take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seoul road trip app.

Calgary, Canada to Seoul is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 16 hours traveling from Calgary to Seoul. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Calgary in October: highs in Seoul hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Garden of Morning Calm, Songdo Central Park, Everland
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Trickeye Museum Seoul ©
Trickeye Museum Seoul
Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Ewha Womans University ©
Ewha Womans University

7
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Taejongdae and Gwangalli Beach. Explore Busan's surroundings by going to Tongdosa Temple (in Yangsan), Changwon (Yongji Munhwa Park, Gyeonghwa Station Cherry Blossom Road, &more) and Gimhae National Museum (in Gimhae). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Igidae Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, get outside with Songdo Beach, and stop by Gamcheon Culture Village.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Busan vacation planner.

Getting from Seoul to Busan by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seoul in October, you will find days in Busan are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Changwon, Geoje, Yi Sun-shin Park, Tongdosa Temple, Gimhae National Museum
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Yeojwacheon Stream ©
Yeojwacheon Stream
Taejongdae ©
Taejongdae
Igidae Park ©
Igidae Park

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