22 days in South Korea Itinerary

22 days in South Korea Itinerary

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22 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Busan
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
3
Cheongsong-gun
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Donghae
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sokcho
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Chuncheon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Icheon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Seoul
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Nashville

3
nights
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Busan is known for beaches, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, head outdoors with Gwangalli Beach, stroll around Yongdusan Park, and have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency VR - Busan Nampo.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Busan trip itinerary website .

Nashville, USA to Busan is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Busan is 15 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nashville in June: highs in Busan hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Haeundae Beach ©
Haeundae Beach
Gwangalli Beach ©
Gwangalli Beach
SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium ©
SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium

4
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Get out of town with these interesting Jeju side-trips: Seogwipo (Gwangchigi Beach & Seongsan Ilchulbong). The adventure continues: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Hyeopjae Beach, head outdoors with Gimnyeong Seonsegi Beach, and trek along Jeju Olle Trail Routes.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jeju trip planner.

You can fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Cheongsong-gun.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park

1
night
Cheongsong-gun

Cheongsong-gun ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the activities along Jusanji Pond and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Juwangsan National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cheongsong-gun trip itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jeju to Cheongsong-gun. June in Cheongsong-gun sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Donghae.

Things to do in Cheongsong-gun

Parks Nature
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Juwangsan National Park ©
Juwangsan National Park

1
night
Donghae

Donghae ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Chuam Beach, appreciate the views at Mureung Valley, and then head outdoors with Mangsang Beac.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Donghae planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cheongsong-gun to Donghae. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sokcho.

Things to do in Donghae

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Mureung Valley ©
Mureung Valley
Chuam Beach ©
Chuam Beach
Mangsang Beac ©
Mangsang Beac

3
nights
Sokcho

Sokcho ©
Tourism in Sokcho mostly revolves around the local national park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Venture out of the city with trips to Osaek Jujeongol Valley (in Yangyang-gun) and Bangtaesan Recreational Forest (in Inje-gun). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seoraksan National Park, head outdoors with Cheonjin Beach, Head underground at Geumganggul Cave, and cool off at Seorak Waterpia.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sokcho route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Donghae to Sokcho. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cheonjin Beach, Osaek Jujeongol Valley, Bangtaesan Recreational Forest
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Seoraksan National Park ©
Seoraksan National Park
Ulsanbawi Rock ©
Ulsanbawi Rock
Biryong Falls ©
Biryong Falls

2
nights
Chuncheon

Chuncheon ©
The capital of the country's northernmost province, the city of Chuncheon acts a gateway to the wilder sights of the rural region.
On the 23rd (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Jade Garden Natural Arboretum, then head off the coast to Nami Island, and then identify plant and animal life at Ewhawon. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get from here to there with Soyang Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheongpyeongsa, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at World Oncheon.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chuncheon road trip website .

Drive from Sokcho to Chuncheon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Chuncheon sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Icheon.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Ewhawon
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Nami Island ©
Nami Island
Cheongpyeongsa ©
Cheongpyeongsa
Jade Garden Natural Arboretum ©
Jade Garden Natural Arboretum

1
night
Icheon

Icheon
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take a stroll through Icheon Ceramics Village and then make a splash at Icheon Termeden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Icheon trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Chuncheon to Icheon with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Icheon can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Icheon

Theme Parks Spas Neighborhoods
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5
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, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Namsan Park, and admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Seoul trip simple and quick.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Icheon to Seoul. In June, daily temperatures in Seoul can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Lotte World ©
Lotte World
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park

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