8 days in South Korea Itinerary

8 days in South Korea Itinerary

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8 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Train:  18 h
1
Seoul
— 6 nights
Train + Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

6
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've added Gangnam Underground Shopping area, Banpo Hangang Park, Insadong, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Seoul with an excursion to Nami Island in Chuncheon--about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Gyeongbokgung Palace, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, explore the activities along Cheonggyecheon Stream, and don't miss a visit to Bukchon Hanok Village.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seoul trip itinerary planning app.

San Francisco, USA to Seoul is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 17 hours traveling from San Francisco to Seoul. Expect slightly colder evenings in Seoul when traveling from San Francisco in April, with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gapyeong-gun, Nami Island
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace

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