10 days in South Korea Itinerary

10 days in South Korea Itinerary

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10 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Busan
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Seoul
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Busan

Busan ©
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Haedong Yonggung Temple, then get outside with Haeundae Beach, and then head outdoors with Gwangalli Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Busan day trip planning app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Busan is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Korea Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Busan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Busan

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

3
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: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, admire the striking features of Changdeokgung Palace, shop like a local with Myeongdong Shopping Street, and wander the streets of Insadong.

For other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul travel route planning app .

Getting from Busan to Seoul by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August in Seoul, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Namsan Park ©
Namsan Park
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower

5
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hyeopjae Beach and Hamdeok Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spirited Garden and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Seogwipo (Jeongbang Waterfall, Yongmeori Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Hallim Park, make a trip to Jeju Kimnyoung Maze Park, take in the exciting artwork at The Islander, and head outdoors with Gwakji Gwamul Beach.

To find reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jeju trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Seogwipo
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Hyeopjae Beach ©
Hyeopjae Beach
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
Yongmeori Beach ©
Yongmeori Beach

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