10 days in Seoul, Jeju Island & Busan Itinerary

10 days in Seoul, Jeju Island & Busan Itinerary

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10 days in Seoul, Jeju Island & Busan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  10​h
1
Seoul
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
2
Jeju
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
3
Busan
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Seoul
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Wed), wander the streets of Insadong and then make a trip to Gwangjang Market.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seoul online tour itinerary maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Seoul is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Seoul due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Seoul hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Insadong ©
Insadong
The War Memorial of Korea ©
The War Memorial of Korea
Kwangjang Market ©
Kwangjang Market

3
nights
Jeju

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 (Seongsan Ilchulbong & Gwangchigi Beach). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Halla Mountain, step off the mainland to explore Udo, explore the striking landscape at Yongduam Rock, and Head underground at Manjanggul Cave.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jeju trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Busan.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Seongsan Ilchulbong ©
Seongsan Ilchulbong
Manjanggul Cave ©
Manjanggul Cave
Halla Mountain
Halla Mountain

2
nights
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 9th (Sun): kick back and relax at Haeundae Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haedong Yonggung Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beomeosa Temple, and finally take in the views from Busan Harbor Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Gwangalli Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Busan Aquarium, then get great views at Taejongdae, then hunt for treasures at Jagalchi Market, and finally stroll through Yongdusan Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Busan trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Jeju to Busan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. December in Busan sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

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

3
nights
Seoul

Seoul ©
Pack the 11th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. See even more of Seoul: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, admire the striking features of Deoksugung, enjoy some diversion at Jamsil Baseball Stadium, and enjoy breathtaking views from N Seoul Tower.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Seoul online trip planner .

Getting from Busan to Seoul by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, Seoul is slightly colder than Busan - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Lotte World ©
Lotte World
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park

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