5 days in South Korea Itinerary

5 days in South Korea Itinerary

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5 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Seoul
1
Seoul
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Busan
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Seoul

2
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 museums, shopping, parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, stroll through Changdeokgung Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Cheonggyecheon Stream, and take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Seoul trip website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Seoul. In August in Seoul, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

1
night
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 26th (Mon): snap pictures at Gwangandaegyo Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haeundae Beach, and finally stroll through Gwangalli Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Busan trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Busan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Busan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Busan

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

1
night
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
On the 27th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Kim Kyung-Sook Sunflower Farm, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hamdeok Beach, then Head underground at Manjanggul Cave, and finally walk around Sarabong Park.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jeju sightseeing app .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Sarabong Park ©
Sarabong Park

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