22 days in South Korea Itinerary

22 days in South Korea Itinerary

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1
Busan
— 3 nights
2
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 4 nights
3
Cheongsong-gun
— 1 night
4
Donghae
— 1 night
5
Sokcho
— 3 nights
6
Chuncheon
— 2 nights
7
Icheon
— 1 night
8
Seoul
— 5 nights

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Haeundae Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, walk around Yongdusan Park, and admire the masterpieces at Busan Museum of Art.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Busan trip maker tool.

Nashville, USA to Busan is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Korean Standard Time, which is usually a 15 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in June, expect nights in Busan to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

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

4
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jeju: Seogwipo (Gwangchigi Beach & Seongsan Ilchulbong). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach, head outdoors with Hyeopjae Beach, and stroll around Hallim Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jeju online road trip planner.

You can fly from Busan to Jeju in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cheongsong-gun.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Seogwipo, Jeju Olle Trail Routes
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach

1
night
Cheongsong-gun

Cheongsong-gun ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the activities along Jusanji Pond and then explore the striking landscape of Juwangsan National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cheongsong-gun travel route planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jeju to Cheongsong-gun. In June, daytime highs in Cheongsong-gun are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Donghae.

Things to do in Cheongsong-gun

Nature · Parks
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Juwangsan National Park ©
Juwangsan National Park

1
night
Donghae

Donghae ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Chuam Beach, admire the verdant scenery at Mureung Valley, and then get outside with Mangsang Beac.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Donghae trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cheongsong-gun to Donghae. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sokcho.

Things to do in Donghae

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Chuam Beach ©
Chuam Beach
Mureung Valley ©
Mureung Valley
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 Bangtaesan Recreational Forest (in Inje-gun) and Osaek Jujeongol Valley (in Yangyang-gun). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Seoraksan National Park, admire the sheer force of Biryong Falls, hike along Ulsanbawi Rock, and explore the fascinating underground world of Geumganggul Cave.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sokcho online sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Donghae to Sokcho with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Chuncheon.

Things to do in Sokcho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cheonjin Beach, Bangtaesan Recreational Forest, Osaek Jujeongol Valley
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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), admire the natural beauty at Jade Garden Natural Arboretum, head off the coast to Nami Island, and then see the interesting displays at Ewhawon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get from here to there with Soyang Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheongpyeongsa, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at World Oncheon.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chuncheon trip planner.

Getting from Sokcho to Chuncheon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Icheon.

Things to do in Chuncheon

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Icheon

Icheon
On the 25th (Fri), wander the streets of Icheon Ceramics Village and then make a splash at Icheon Termeden.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Icheon travel route builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chuncheon to Icheon. In June, daytime highs in Icheon are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough 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 a stroll through Insadong, get great views at N Seoul Tower, and shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seoul journey planning site.

Explore your travel options from Icheon to Seoul with the Route module. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows 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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